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Tuesday, June 21, 2016 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Periscope, Blogs, newsletters) are an excellent way to advertise, market, and increase sales for your business. We will review the main types of social media, discuss which types are best for each type of business and determine how much time each business should spend on the many options available to them. The presentation will demonstrate how to ensure the social media platforms you use work together to maximize each other and ways to track your results.
Speaker: Jeanne Eury
Thursday, June 16, 2016 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
This seminar will give an overview of the various topics on which to focus when attempting to start a business. Cost: FREE
Speaker: Jim Ensor
Thursday, June 23, 2016 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Success in business begins with a plan. By committing your idea to paper, you face tough questions and identify strengths and weaknesses. Business plans are not just for financing purposes; they are working documents to guide your business. For new and established small business owners, the course will start you down the path of small business success. Cost: FREE
Speaker: Jim Ensor
Managing a Business
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Discover new apps for your iphone, androids, and tablets that can help you be a more successful, professional, and efficient small business owner. Bring your favorite apps to share as there will be a traditional round table discussion along with an expert presentation.
Speaker: Shareen Berkowitz
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
When the majority of a small community's businesses have verified their Google Map Listings, an average of $300,000 of business stays in their community. Make sure your business is utilizing the FREE Google map listing opportunity and other FREE Google tools to reap that additional local business. 92% of mobile search is through Google. This will be a workshop and attendees will leave the session having verified and claimed their businesses. In addition, we will discuss how search engines depend on content and activity, the role reviews play in increasing business opportunity, where to find good content to share on your website, and more. Your business can show up in a Google Map search, have reviews, and photographs without being verified. Bring a laptop to complete the process on-site.
Speaker: Jeanne Eury
Business Accounting and Budget
Monday, June 06, 2016 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
This seminar is an introduction to the popular QuickBooks accounting software. Participants must have basic computer skills – how to use a mouse, etc. Cost: FREE
Speaker: Jim Weese
Marketing and Sales
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Bring your lunch and join other business others and entrepreneurs for our monthly Small Business Roundtable. This month's roundtable will focus on Building a Living Brand for Your Business. Today’s business owners are facing competition in scale and force like never before, but smart business owners are seeing the opportunities as they face the challenge. Building a brand that competes with larger and more sophisticated competitors is well within the reach of the entrepreneur, but you’ve got to know how and why you’re competing to win. This information-packed session will arm small and medium sized business owners with ideas and tools that are immediately applicable to growing a thriving business. After three years as president of a prominent Greenville, NC-area agency, Will launched Evolve in 2002. His agency quickly grew where today it boasts 12 employees, has spawned a leading local sign company, and has worked for more than 200 different businesses throughout the country. With experience in mechanical design, project management, and operations management, Will brings a unique and technical perspective to his clients’ marketing and communication needs.
Speaker: Will Daugherty, President of Evolve Inc.
3107 S. Memorial Drive
Greenville, NC 27858