June

Utilizing Profit & Loss Statements for Business Success

Jun 17, 2021, Thu 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

Topic: Business Accounting and Budget

Business Financial Management is a numbers game, so to manage the business you have to know how to work the numbers!

This presentation from an expert in the field will include topics such as:

  • How to work smart instead of just hard
  • How to use your P&L statement for effective business management
  • Accessing and interpreting business performance, preparing budgets, and taking action to reach goals

It takes more than hard work to run a successful business. You have to work smart also. Business Financial Management is a numbers game, so to manage the business you have to know how to work the numbers. Your Profit & Loss Statement is your go-to source for effective business management.

In this webinar, you will learn how to interpret business performance via the Profit & Loss Statement, Prepare Annual Budgets, and use Budgets and Profit & Loss statements to access business performance and take actions to reach your goals.

Presented by: Warren Mueller, business coach –North Idaho Small Business Development Center

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Building a Highly Profitable Business

Jun 24, 2021, Thu 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

Topic: Marketing and Sales

TIME TO UNCOVER THE SECRET SAUCE FOR BUILDING AN EXTRAORDINARY BUSINESS WITH MARGIN, PROFITABILITY, AND SUSTAINABILITY!

This presentation from an expert in the field will include topics such as:

  • Thriving, not just surviving
  • How to make your business memorable and exceptional
  • The Value Proposition key -More about the secret sauce!

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.

Presented by: William Jhung, Director – North Idaho Small Business Development Center

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July

Starting a Business in Idaho

Jul 1, 2021, Thu 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

Topic: Start-up Assistance

What does it take to be a business owner, and do you have it?

This presentation from an expert in the field will include topics such as:

  • Where to start?
  • How to ensure your success
  • How to prepare to run a business

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 us for a basic overview of what it takes to be a business owner and to talk through some of these tough questions.

Presented by: Julie Kamps, training coordinator – North Idaho Small Business Development Center

Julie has over 30 years’ experience owning and running a variety of small businesses in North Idaho. She is glad to pass on that experience to anyone thinking of starting a small business of their own.

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Using Your Website to Drive Sales

Jul 8, 2021, Thu 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

Topic: Marketing and Sales

It all starts with a great website!

July 8, 2021 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am PST

This presentation from an expert in the field will include topics such as: Is my website working it’s hardest for me?

  • Are my customers having a good website experience?
  • Do I know what my online rankings are?

When it comes to user experience online, we often talk about a website’s navigation, clear calls-to-actions, or accessible forms that can help improve conversions. Although this is all still applicable today, we need to consider the current state of affairs and consider a different type of user experience. If you’re looking for ways to improve your digital presence during COVID-19, start with your website. We will share simple, but effective tactics to create or update a site for a better position to receive higher search rankings and improved user experience.

As an added BONUS Learn about Google My Business: How a business starting out can use the Website feature or an existing business can maximize their online presence.

Presented by: Jamie Morgan, business coach –North Idaho Small Business Development Center

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Launching an eCommerce Store

Jul 15, 2021, Thu 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

Topic: eCommerce

Yes, You Really Need an eCommerce Store!

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!

Presented by: Samantha Dascomb, eCommerce business coach –North Idaho Small Business Development Center

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