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Helping Businesses Thrive and Grow

Learn the essential skills and tools every business owner needs to take their business to the next level.

Our Building a Profitable Business Series (Marketing Strategy for Profit, Managing People & Operations for Profit, Financial Management for Profit, and Planning for Business Success) are $29/each or you can take the whole series for $100. To receive the discount you must call in with your credit card to enroll. Call 208-665-5085
May
30
Wed
2018
Free Power of Video to Drive Web Performance @ North Idaho College - Student Union Building
May 30 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

Learn about the power of video and how you can use video content to promote your business, improve marketing efforts, and build a loyal audience.

Plus, learn about tools to help you collect and interpret real-time information about how customers are interacting with you online, so, you can make smarter decisions about how to reach key audiences on your budget, timeline, and terms.

This is a FREE workshop, but we do ask that you click the ticket link below to register. We need to know how many people plan on attending to make sure we have enough room space and handouts.

Jun
1
Fri
2018
Financial Management for Profit @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center
Jun 1 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Business financials are not just for paying taxes, they are essential for making good business decisions. Gain an understanding of essential financial statements and learn how to use them for business success.

Jun
5
Tue
2018
Social Media for Small Business 101 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center
Jun 5 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

This workshop is specifically tailored to people just starting out with social media and social networking. This is an entry-level, or beginner seminar. Sites we will explore include Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. What you’ll learn in this workshop is how to become comfortable using your own Facebook profile, how to set up a Twitter account, and how to use LinkedIn.

This entry-level class is a fit if you have just started your personal Facebook account but have no idea how to use it, if you don’t have a Twitter account and if you don’t have a LinkedIn profile.

Social Media for Small Business 101 helps you build a foundation for using social media for your business. The key to being successful on social media sites is to understand how they work on the personal side, before exploring how to use them for business.

Jun
8
Fri
2018
Planning for Business Success @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center
Jun 8 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail. Learn why planning is so crucial and the right way to chart a course for your business success. Discover the essential ingredients for developing meaningful goals and a plan that will help you and your team achieve them.
Jun
12
Tue
2018
Social Media for Small Business 201 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center
Jun 12 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

This workshop is the second in a series of seminars aimed to walk users through the process of learning social media and the applications for business. This course builds upon the 101 seminar by beginning the process of introducing the business tools offered by Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
Builds upon the 101 seminar by introducing the business tools offered by Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. This workshop is a fit for you if you don’t have a Facebook Business Page, of if you have just set one up and need help understanding how to use it. It is also a fit if you are unsure how to set up a Twitter account and/or LinkedIn profile for your business.

Jun
14
Thu
2018
Marketing Strategy for Profit @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center
Jun 14 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Marketing is the engine of your business. What problem is your business trying to solve? How big of a problem is it? Who has these problems more than any others? How much would they pay for your solution? Answers to these are the difference between thriving and just surviving. Understand what specific need you are meeting and how to create value that your customers will be willing to pay a premium for.

Jun
19
Tue
2018
Social Media for Small Business 301 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center
Jun 19 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

This workshop is the third in a series of social media seminars designed to help small business owners. The workshops teach, step by step, how to become comfortable using social media for small business.

This workshop has been developed for users who are comfortable using Facebook for both their personal and business needs but are looking to begin developing a strategy. Additionally, this seminar covers Twitter and LinkedIn strategies for your small business.
After attending this workshop, you will have step-by-step instructions on how to build a social media strategy to begin marketing your small business on social media sites.

Jun
21
Thu
2018
Managing People & Operations For Profit @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center
Jun 21 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Your employees are the future of your business. Learn how to hire and keep winners. Also learn what key processes make up your business operations and improve productivity, effectiveness, and efficiency in your business for higher profit.
Jun
27
Wed
2018
Exit Planning @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center
Jun 27 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Have you made preparation so that your Exit from the business is on your terms? You will learn how to prepare for your eventual Exit so that your next chapter is rewarding.

Jun
28
Thu
2018
Financial Management for Profit @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center
Jun 28 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Business financials are not just for paying taxes, they are essential for making good business decisions. Gain an understanding of essential financial statements and learn how to use them for business success.