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Fayetteville Technical Community College Small Business Center
General Classroom Building Room 205

Phone: 910-678-8496
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Fayetteville Technical Community College Small Business Center supports the development of new businesses and the growth of existing businesses by being a community-based provider of counseling, training, and resource information.  Our professional staff helps to find solutions to challenging business questions, assistance in the creation of a business plan and other areas that would generate growth/expansion of existing businesses. No question is too simple or complicated. Whether you have a desire to start a new business or want to take professional development courses, the Small Business Center has something to offer you.

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
New or established businesses can profit from this workshop utilizing demographic data provided by and other sources. In this seminar, you’ll learn how to find the data, interpret it and leverage it to grow your business. FREE
Speaker: Todd Lyden
Wednesday, October 04, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Marketing today is more dynamic and challenging than ever. Discover how to most effectively and efficiently use the many marketing tools available and gain insights to understand and reach your customer. Learn to differentiate and use branding, advertising, and grassroots marketing techniques.
Speaker: Candy Sugarman
Thursday, October 12, 2017 5:45 PM to 6:45 PM
This engaging workshop will help all #SmallBusiness owners capitalize on Shop Small Saturday! Learn how to bring your community and small businesses together to grow your economy with a focus on marketing, in store activities, emails, and social media engagement.
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Too often, we hear that “luck” is the main reason a business fails or succeeds. This could not be further from the truth as successful businesses share common traits and luck is not one of them. After researching hundreds of small businesses in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia for the past nine years, the presenter created this seminar, which reveals common traits that successful small businesses possess. Small businesses that possess these traits have shown growth and produced handsome profits for their owners. This seminar is designed for the individual thinking of opening a new business as well as existing entrepreneurs who seek the inside secrets of how to make their business better. Opening and operating a small business involves a huge investment of time, talent and resources. Insure the success of your business and your personal success by planning to attend this informative and enlightening seminar.
Speaker: Bob Moore


Wednesday, October 25, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
The recent security breach at Equifax, has everyone talking about credit reports and credit scores. A credit score of 740 points or higher is required to apply for an SBA or most other business loans. Your credit score is also important in determining the interest rate of your loans, your insurance premiums and deposits required for phone and utility services. In this three-hour seminar we will discuss the history of credit scoring, how to read a credit report and what factors are used in calculating your FICO or Beacon score. You will learn the legal tricks credit bureaus do not reveal on how to raise your score simply by the way you use your credit cards, treat inquiries, make your payments and carry balances. This seminar will also include information about the importance of maintaining good credit and the positive financial consequences it produces. Using several proven methods, your credit score could increase by 50-100 points or more within 60 days. Make plans to attend now!
Speaker: Bob Moore

Tax Planning

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
This seminar will discuss filing requirements as it relates to various business organizations and business expenses that may be deducted in the course of business.
Speaker: mARTHA sLADER


On Demand, available until December 31
HP Learning Initiative for Entrepreneurs (HP LIFE) is a global program that offers aspiring entrepreneurs and small business-owners valuable business skills. HP LIFE offers participants a path to realizing their business dreams. The NC Small Business Center Network, in partnership with the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE), is pleased to offer this innovative program to NC entrepreneurs and small business owners free of charge! This program is self-paced, making it possible for more aspiring entrepreneurs to participate. All you have to do is register to start.
Speaker: Various
Location: Online
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