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On Demand

On Demand, available until December 31
Topic: HP LIFE
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

October

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Topic: Financing
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

November

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Topic: Marketing and Sales
Can't find the time to make the posts on your businesses social media accounts? Don't know what to put in a post? Are you overwhelmed with the different formats and requirements for posting? Using a few simple tools and tricks you can dramatically improve your businesses social media presence and impact. Come to this FREE, informative seminar so learn how to utilize social media to boost your business. FREE.
Speaker: Jessica Bundy
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Topic: Not Set
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