Pitt Community College SBC
PCC Greenville Center
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Tuesday, May 10, 2016 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
If you still think your search engine ranking is all that matters, you're missing out on a much bigger picture. The digital space is constantly evolving, and there are a whole host of resources and tools at your disposal that you can use to target your audience, drive traffic to your site, and turn site visitors into regular customers. Expand your ideas about your digital presence and discuss current trends in content marketing, why the old ideas of SEO no longer work, and how you can turn your website and entire digital presence into the consistent, reliable revenue stream it was intended to be.
Speaker: Brad Long
Thursday, May 12, 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
Marketing and Sales
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Using Adobe Illustrator one can create a basic business card layout. You will learnt he proper fonts for your card, what information to include, basic design elements and color theory. You will learn how to prepare your file to send to the printer (crop marks, bleeds, color profiles, file types etc.). Personal laptops with Adobe Illustrator are encouraged but not required. There will be limited computers with the program available. It is suggested that you download trial version on your personal laptop.
Speaker: Michele Butterfield
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.
On Demand, available until June 30
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.
3107 S. Memorial Drive
Greenville, NC 27858