Find one (or more) of our classes to elevate or start a small business

Mar
29
Fri
2019
Marketing Strategy For Profit – March 29 2019 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center
Mar 29 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Marketing Strategy For Profit - March 29 2019 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center | Coeur d'Alene | Idaho | United States

Marketing is the engine of your business. What problem is your business trying to solve? How big a problem is it? Who has these problems more than any other? 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.

Apr
5
Fri
2019
Operational Excellence April 5 2019 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center
Apr 5 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Operational Excellence April 5 2019 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center | Coeur d'Alene | Idaho | United States

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

Apr
9
Tue
2019
Facebook Marketing for Small Business – April 2019 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center
Apr 9 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Facebook Marketing for Small Business - April 2019 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center | Coeur d'Alene | Idaho | United States

Tailored to people just starting out with Facebook for business this workshop will cover how to manage Facebook for personal and business use. For those who are at a beginner to intermediate level with social media. This is also a hands-on workshop. Please bring your web friendly device-laptop (preferred), tablet, cell phone- that you will use to manage your social media channels. Also, bring and ask questions about the challenges you face with social media.

Apr
12
Fri
2019
Financial Management for Profit – April 12 2019 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center
Apr 12 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Financial Management for Profit - April 12 2019 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center | Coeur d'Alene | Idaho | United States

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

Apr
16
Tue
2019
LinkedIn and Twitter Marketing for Small Business – April 2019 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center
Apr 16 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
LinkedIn and Twitter Marketing for Small Business - April 2019 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center | Coeur d'Alene | Idaho | United States

Tailored to people starting out with LinkedIn or Twitter for business this workshop will cover how to manage these sites for personal or business use. A hands-on workshop for those who are at a beginner to intermediate level with social media. Please bring your web friendly device-laptop (preferred), tablet, cell phone – that you will use to manage your social media channels. Also bring and ask questions about the challenges you face with social media.

Apr
17
Wed
2019
*Cancelled* Don’t Have a Website For Your Business? April 2019 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center
Apr 17 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
*Cancelled* Don’t Have a Website For Your Business? April 2019 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center | Coeur d'Alene | Idaho | United States

This training will walk you through how to create a functional easy to manage a website for your business using one of the many template website platforms out there.  For example Squarespace, Wix, or Weebly. You will learn about functional page structure, formatting, and best practices for maximizing your new website.

Apr
18
Thu
2019
Thinking of Starting a Business in Idaho? April 18 2019 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center
Apr 18 @ 5:30 am – 8:30 am
Thinking of Starting a Business in Idaho? April 18 2019 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center | Coeur d'Alene | Idaho | United States

This workshop gives an overview of what it takes to be a business owner and will help you perform a feasibility analysis of your business idea. Learn about the new business registration process and regulatory issues, as well as an overview of federal and state tax responsibilities.

Apr
19
Fri
2019
Planning for Business Success – April 19 2019 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center
Apr 19 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Planning for Business Success - April 19 2019 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center | Coeur d'Alene | Idaho | United States

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.

Apr
23
Tue
2019
Instagram and Pinterest Marketing for Small Business – April 2019 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center
Apr 23 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Instagram and Pinterest Marketing for Small Business - April 2019 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center | Coeur d'Alene | Idaho | United States
Tailored to people starting out with Instagram or Pinterest for business this workshop will cover how to manage these sites for personal or business use. A hands-on workshop for those who are at a beginner to intermediate level with social media. Please bring your web friendly device-laptop (preferred), tablet, cell phone – that you will use to manage your social media channels. Also, bring and ask questions about the challenges you face with social media.
Apr
25
Thu
2019
Marketing Strategy For Profit – April 25 2019 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center
Apr 25 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Marketing Strategy For Profit - April 25 2019 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center | Coeur d'Alene | Idaho | United States

Marketing is the engine of your business. What problem is your business trying to solve? How big a problem is it? Who has these problems more than any other? 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.