Find one (or more) of our classes to elevate or start a small business
Wondering how to get started with Facebook or Instagram? Or you’ve been on one or both of these social media platforms but not seeing any results?
In this class we will cover the key components of making sure your profile is complete including reviewing if you are on the correct template for your business. We will do a quick walk through of the key fields. It is intended to be a hands on class that will get you started on both these platforms. This will include what types of posts work on each platform.
Building a Highly Profitable Business: Value Proposition
While so many businesses are struggling to survive, some are thriving. While many are unremarkable with many easy substitutes… few are memorable and exceptional. The key to building an exceptional, highly profitable business is all in the Value Proposition. This webinar will uncover this secret sauce for building an extraordinary business with margin, profitability, and sustainability.
Do you know who your best customer is? How do you structure your website so your target customer finds you? SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is the active practice of optimizing a web site by improving internal and external aspects to increase the traffic your website receives from search engines. Optimizing a web site for search engines can require looking at so many unique elements. In this class, you will learn some essential SEO tips and tricks to get started down an optimistic web presence path.
Are you in a professional field? Do people keep asking you if you have a Linkedin profile but you don’t know why you should have one? In this class, we will cover why Linkedin and what it can do for your business.Tailored to people starting out with LinkedIn, this workshop will cover how to manage your profiles for both professional or business use. This is a hands-on workshop for those who are at a beginner to intermediate level with Linkedin.
Businesses don’t become profitable just through hard work. You have to work smart also. Business Management is a numbers game and to play the game smart you need to know how to work with the numbers. In this SBDC Webinar you will learn what a Profit & Loss Statement is, how to read the P & L Statement, and most importantly how to mange you business with the P & L Statement to meet your goals. No topic in business management is more important than financial management…..don’t miss it!
Are you struggling to attract good employees? Do you struggle keeping excellent employees?
To thrive, your business needs to be able to attract, hire and retain talent. This webinar will discuss these topics and give you some best practices to help overcome these obstacles.
Businesses don’t become profitable just through hard work. You have to work smart also. Business Management is a numbers game and to play the game smart you need to know how to work with the numbers. In this SBDC Webinar you will learn how to construct an annual Budget and use that Budget to expertly manage your business to meet monthly performance goals. You will learn how to calculate the Break-even Sales point of your business and use this number to make smart business decisions. Finally, you will introduced to the concept of Cash Flow, Cash Flow Management, and how to use Cash Flow Management to keep your business cash-flow healthy. No topic in business management is more important than financial management…..don’t miss it!
Starting a new business is often overwhelming! You no doubt have many questions including what to do first and how can I ensure my business is a success? Join with us for a basic overview on what it takes to be a business owner and to talk through some of these tough questions.
In this training, learn about the basic steps in creating your own online store presence with the most common small business shopping platform, Shopify.
We cover everything in setting up your account from understanding your account to the basic tools you need to ensure you are managing your orders successfully. Build your store and manage it successfully without ever hiring a designer or developer!
Launching an E-Commerce Store: Getting Started in Shopify
In this training, learn about the basic steps in creating your own online store presence with the most common small business shopping platform, Shopify. We cover everything in setting up your account from understanding your account to the basic tools you need to ensure you are managing your orders successfully. Build your store and manage it successfully without ever hiring a designer or developer!
This will be presented via Zoom and there will be no recording shared after. This is a Live Training and you must be present.
Samantha Dascomb – E-Commerce Coach
Sam has over 15 years of experience in marketing and online environments. For the last 8 years, she has been working with small businesses and franchise owners creating and guiding marketing teams while assisting owners in marketing best practices for a digital world.
For the last 5 years, she has run both design and digital marketing firms specializing in conversion rate optimization, customer engagement, web design, eCommerce, and analytics.
North Idaho Small Business Development Center – North Idaho Small Business Development Center provides one-on-one, professional business coaching that helps small business owners accelerate their businesses success. We offer the tools, resources, expertise, and peace of mind to help you feel confident and supported in taking your business to the next level, no matter where you are in the process. Best of all, our coaching services come at no cost to you because we’re funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration, the State of Idaho, and North Idaho College all of who want to see businesses like yours succeed. https://nisbdc.com/
Hosted by: North Idaho College
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