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Southwestern Community College

Phone: 828-339-4211
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Entrepreneurs, both currently in business and contemplating starting a business, have found the Small Business Center of great value. No-fee services provided include counseling and assistance with business plans, marketing, production and accounting controls, and a variety of other business issues. Additionally, the Small Business Center regularly schedules FREE business seminars and maintains a host of reference materials for use by business owners. Seminars are offered on a scheduled and customizes basis in the three county area.

To meet with a business counselor, complete an Online Request for Counseling at the link below
, and a counselor will contact you to set an appointment. 

For additional information, email or call Tiffany Henry at or 828-339-4211.

Online Request for Counseling


Monday, March 09, 2015 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Learn about pricing for profit.
Monday, March 16, 2015 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Learn about working with financials in a small business.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM, 1 sessions ending Wednesday, April 01
Do you use photography for your business and would like to do it yourself? Then it’s time to learn some digital photography skills that will help you in your business. Professional photographer Matthew Turlington of Penumbra Gallery, will help you learn by both sharpening your skills and adding a few more, or if you are a beginner and want to know if you can do this yourself. This class will serve the intermediate and intro level person and is applicable to any type of business. Come join others with similar needs, have some fun, and learn to be more productive with your photography.
Speaker: Matthew Turlington
On Demand, available until March 19
**Banker's Only** An opportunity to meet, greet and learn more about The Support Center over lunch that will be provided. Let's work together to keep this community thriving.
Thursday, March 19, 2015 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Thursday, March 19, 2015 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM, 1 sessions ending Thursday, March 26
People are 51% more likely to make a purchase after "liking" a business on Facebook. If you want to get started with Facebook for business, this class will teach you how to set up your Business Page, optimize the Page for search engines, understand basic business page navigation, post scheduling, basic administrative components, posting updates, and learn business best practices for using Facebook. This course is great for those who have a Facebook business Page and have had a hard time figuring out how to use it, and for those who are new to Facebook Business Pages and need to know where to begin.
Speaker: Mary Anne Baker
Monday, March 23, 2015 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Learn about taxes and bookkeeping involved with small business
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