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Montgomery CC Small Business Center
Building 100, Room 131
Troy, NC

Phone: 910-576-6222 Ext 216
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The Small Business Center is a resource provided by the State of North Carolina and by Montgomery
 Community College to help small businesses succeed. We provide free confidential business counseling,
free business skills seminars and free access to vital resources and information.

Please note that drop-ins are always welcome at these seminars, but advance registration is strongly
recommended so handouts and seating arrangements can be prepared.
Also, please note that any seminar with no advance registration may be canceled.


For questions, or to make an appointment for counseling contact:
 
Jessica McDaniel
910-576-6222 ext. 216
mcdanielj@montgomery.edu



Online Request for Counseling

Events

Thursday, April 06, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brainstorming can be a powerful way to network and gather ideas as a small business owner. What better way than to brainstorm with others like you? Join us for our Business Brainstorm at The Front Porch Pickin' Vintage Emporium. We will have a presentation from Riley Beaman on a different topic each month and a rich and engaging open discussion he will facilitate. Come share your ideas and hear the ideas of others; idea sharing is a key component to growth and progress!
Speaker: Riley Beaman
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Marketing is a vital park of any business. Staying current with marketing trends can put you above your competition in the marketplace as well. Drones are an up-and-coming method of marketing and are growing rapidly in the small business industry. Learn how you can utilize drones as a marketing tool in your small business with this workshop.
Speaker: Lee Martinez
Monday, April 24, 2017 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
This seminar is designed to show business owners and entrepreneurs how to develop a business website. Numerous options concerning website design will be explained. Learn the basic concepts of effectively marketing your products or services online. Learn how to set up a shopping cart to allow internet customers to purchase your products or services. Discover how several different payment processors work and learn the advantages and disadvantages of each one. Evaluate the major factors of a business website that you will want to include in your website to maximize your impact on the internet. Learn the basic principles of Search Engine Optimization and how they can help you attract more potential customers to your website. Please do not miss this opportunity to learn how to make your website an effective marketing tool for your business.
Speaker: Teresa Broadway
Monday, April 24, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Online business is a fast growing industry that is a wonderful option for small business owners and entrepreneurs. Whether you already have a business and want to begin selling your product online, or would like to establish a new solely online business, this workshop can help you learn the basics you need to pursue online small business opportunities.
Speaker: Teresa Broadway
Tuesday, May 02, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brainstorming can be a powerful way to network and gather ideas as a small business owner. What better way than to brainstorm with others like you? Join us for our Business Brainstorm at The Front Porch Pickin' Vintage Emporium. We will have a presentation from Riley Beaman on a different topic each month and a rich and engaging open discussion he will facilitate. Come share your ideas and hear the ideas of others; idea sharing is a key component to growth and progress!
Speaker: Riley Beaman
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Gain a workable knowledge of how to properly record financial transactions for your business. Discover the three most important financial reports and how to use them to make smart business decisions. This seminar will provide owners with a basic understanding of business accounting procedures and reports. Learn how to manage money coming into your business and track expenses paid out by your business. Learn what documents you need to keep and for how long. Learn what information you need to keep for tax preparation. Learn how the bank uses your financial reports to determine future funding. Learn how knowing whatyou spend can help you budget and spend more profitably. Learn what cash flow means and how it helps you make better business decisions.
Speaker: Mike Bowyer

Start-up Assistance

Thursday, April 06, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
No matter how large or small, when you start an eatery type business, make sure you have created a good start-up plan. Many factors have to be considered as in all businesses. The workshop will help attendees with a guide listing things they will need to resolve when starting the business. Included will be leases, equipment, licensing-permits, naming the business, choosing the type food-menus. How to survey other businesses, funding, parking & traffic issues, and important hospitality basics will be discussed.
Speaker: Steve Carver
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Location

1011 Page Street, Troy, NC 27371
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