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April 2022

Staying Risk-Free: New Applicable Employment Laws for Small Businesses

Apr 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Employment laws change every year, are you in the know about what applies to your business? Come join us to learn about: • Labor law update • OSHA's Emergency Temporary Standard • Minimum wage increases • New & remaining Covid-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave • Upcoming compliance requirements • Followed by Q&A Presented by HR Specialist: Xiomara Palma *The WEBINAR will be conducted via ZOOM. Instructions to connect via ZOOM will be sent out to all registrants the day before…

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Social Media 101

Apr 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

We all know we have to be on Social Media but how do we create a Social Media strategy that targets our revenue goals and turn likes into sales, comments into customers, and shares into raving fans that can become brand ambassadors for our company. This comprehensive and interactive workshop will give you the playbook of how to use Social Media for Sales. During this interactive Webinar you will discover: • How to clarify Social Media marketing goals • Which…

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E-mail Marketing 101

Apr 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

Email Marketing. You probably have several marketing emails sitting in your spam or subscriptions folder right now! Email is sooo yesterday you think to yourself. Wrong. Email Marketing is still one of the most effective marketing channels a business owner has at their disposal! But, smart business owners know that it takes more than just blasting your customers with announcements. No. Because you are a Smart Business Owner, you know it takes Smart Marketing (Smartketing) to get your business to the…

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May 2022

Confused About Sales Tax – What You Need to Know!

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Free

Many businesses are confused about the need to charge sales tax.   Should you charge sales tax? What if you are selling out of state or on an online platform? These are the type of questions that many business owners are asking. Addressing sales tax requirements has been even more confusing. On June 21, 2018, The United States Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in South Dakota v. Wayfair that states can mandate that businesses without a physical presence in a state…

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Social Media Marketing Trends For 2022

May 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

Social Media is constantly changing and as a busy small business owner, it is hard to keep up with Instagram Reels, TikTok, YouTube Shorts, and now audio rooms. Should I podcast? Should I start a YouTube channel? Not to worry! Our in-house Social Media Goddess, Deborah Deras, attended the Social Media Examiner conference and has updates for you about where you should spend your time to get a return on investment. She will share in this interactive dialogue: • What…

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Contract Sourcing – Procurement Overview

May 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Join Andrew Barerra, the Procurement Relationship Manager at PACE, as he talks about how to do business with the government, utilities, and large private-sector corporations. This workshop will instruct small business owners on the importance of: • Identifying all relevant NAICS Codes • Small Business Certifications • Supplier Vendor Portal Registrations • How to search for Contracts • The RFP & RFQ review process • Bid Budget & Proposal Submission *The WEBINAR will be conducted via ZOOM. Instructions to connect…

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Introduction to the SBIR and STTR programs

May 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

The Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) and the Small-business Technology TRansfer (STTR) programs are competitive federal programs, open only to small business entities. The programs provide non-dilutive funding to support research and development activities aiming to create new commercial products. This workshop provides basic information about the federal SBIR and STTR programs. Topics to be discussed are: • Benefits and limitations of SBIR/STTR funding • Steps to prepare for the writing and submission processes • How to assess your competitiveness • Where…

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Small Business Certification

May 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

The PACE Procurement Services Center offers certification training for small business owners who seek to secure supplier contract awards with the government and private sector entities. The main purpose of this certification training program is to promote contract opportunities for disadvantaged, minority, women, veteran, and small local business owners. Certification categories includes: SAM Registration, 8(a), HubZone, Small Business Enterprise (SBE), Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE), Minority Business Enterprises (MBE), Women Business Enterprises (WBE), Disabled Veteran and Small Local Business Enterprises (SLBE).…

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Business Plan Webinar

May 27 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free

Having a business planning process is a necessity for your business whether you are trying to build an internal roadmap for your business concept or you are looking for funding. This workshop will cover all aspects of creating a business plan, as well as emphasize the importance of setting measurable strategies and tactics to help achieve these goals. Presenter: Andrew Cohen *The WEBINAR will be conducted via ZOOM. Instructions to connect via ZOOM will be sent out to all registrants the…

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June 2022

Staying Risk-Free: New Applicable Employment Laws for Small Businesses

Jun 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Employment laws change every year, are you in the know about what applies to your business? Come join us to learn about: • Labor law update • OSHA's Emergency Temporary Standard • Minimum wage increases • New & remaining Covid-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave • Upcoming compliance requirements Followed by Q&A Presented by HR Specialist: Xiomara Palma *The WEBINAR will be conducted via ZOOM. Instructions to connect via ZOOM will be sent out to all registrants the day before the…

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Facebook Live Stream

Jun 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

We all have been seeing engagement drop dramatically on Facebook. The algorithm seems to be only favoring pay to play. How can small businesses on a budget get visibility when your target market spend most of their time on Facebook. Well, this workshop will share many hacks including how to Livestream on Facebook while simultaneously being seen on other platforms. What is Facebook Live and will it help me with sales Where do you Facebook Live? How long should I…

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Pathway to Business Financial Wellness – 4 Part Webinar Series

Jun 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

Do you find it difficult to access the funding to grow your business? Join us in a 4 Part Financial Webinar Series curated to help equip your Small Business with the key financial knowledge to run a successful business. Every Thursday from June 16, 2022 - July 7, 2022 @ 3 PM - 4 PM. Week One (6/16/2022): Introduction to Key Financial Concepts Explore cash flow, cash runway, payment terms and other key small business financial concepts. Week Two (6/23/22):…

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Business Plan Webinar

Jun 24 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free

Having a business planning process is a necessity for your business whether you are trying to build an internal roadmap for your business concept or you are looking for funding. This workshop will cover all aspects of creating a business plan, as well as emphasize the importance of setting measurable strategies and tactics to help achieve these goals. Presenter: Andrew Cohen *The WEBINAR will be conducted via ZOOM. Instructions to connect via ZOOM will be sent out to all registrants the…

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July 2022

Should You Be Charging Sales Tax – What You Need to Know!

Jul 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Free

Many businesses are confused about the need to charge sales tax.   Should you charge sales tax? What if you are selling out of state or on an online platform? These are the type of questions that many business owners are asking. Addressing sales tax requirements has been even more confusing. On June 21, 2018, The United States Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in South Dakota v. Wayfair that states can mandate that businesses without a physical presence in a state…

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Branded Marketing: What is it and why you should care

Jul 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Want to build a better business? Struggling to understand how to jumpstart growth? The surprising answer is in branded marketing. Learn how to connect the dots between what you're selling and finding the people who want to buy. Plus much more in our Q&A sessions Presented by: Lizzy Okoro *The WEBINAR will be conducted via ZOOM. Instructions to connect via ZOOM will be sent out to all registrants the day before the webinar.  REGISTER NOW

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Business Plan Webinar

Jul 22 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free

Having a business planning process is a necessity for your business whether you are trying to build an internal roadmap for your business concept or you are looking for funding. This workshop will cover all aspects of creating a business plan, as well as emphasize the importance of setting measurable strategies and tactics to help achieve these goals. Presenter: Andrew Cohen *The WEBINAR will be conducted via ZOOM. Instructions to connect via ZOOM will be sent out to all registrants the…

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August 2022

Staying Risk-Free: New Applicable Employment Laws for Small Businesses

Aug 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Employment laws change every year, are you in the know about what applies to your business? Come join us to learn about: • Labor law update • OSHA's Emergency Temporary Standard • Minimum wage increases • New & remaining Covid-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave • Upcoming compliance requirements Followed by Q&A Presented by HR Specialist: Xiomara Palma *The WEBINAR will be conducted via ZOOM. Instructions to connect via ZOOM will be sent out to all registrants the day before the…

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TikTok for Small Businesses

Aug 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

The TikTok app took the world by storm first with the younger Z & Y generations, then slowly it began to surpass both Instagram & Youtube for over a billion views. TikTok snowballed into the most popular app in 2019 and 2020. TikTok was downloaded 693 million times in 2019 and 850 million times in 2020. eMarketer predicts that TikTok will reach over 755 million per month in 2022 making it the third largest network after Facebook and Instagram. If…

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How To Sell Online – Part One

Aug 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

If the pandemic taught us one thing, it is the importance of Small Businesses being able to successfully sell their products or services online. You do not have to waste alot of money on ads to make sales if you know how to use organic social marketing. Join us for this content filled workshop and discover: • One simple mindset shift of your perception to increase your sales instantly • How to schedule income producing activities into your busy day…

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Branded Marketing: The Business Secret You Need To Know

Aug 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Are you about to launch and want to make a splash? Or maybe you've been in business but are struggling to attract customers? Join Lizzy Okoro to talk about branded marketing - what it is, why you should care, and how to apply it to your small business. Plus much more in our Q&A sessions! Presented by: Lizzy Okoro *The WEBINAR will be conducted via ZOOM. Instructions to connect via ZOOM will be sent out to all registrants the day before…

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Business Plan Webinar

Aug 31 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

Having a business planning process is a necessity for your business whether you are trying to build an internal roadmap for your business concept or you are looking for funding. This workshop will cover all aspects of creating a business plan, as well as emphasize the importance of setting measurable strategies and tactics to help achieve these goals. Presenter: Andrew Cohen *The WEBINAR will be conducted via ZOOM. Instructions to connect via ZOOM will be sent out to all registrants the…

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September 2022

How To Sell Online – Part Two

Sep 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

There is a psychology to selling. Once you discover it, you will find making online sales much easier. Like everything, success leaves clues.  When you follow the blueprint that big businesses are using without the big budget simply by leveraging your social media platforms and email marketing campaigns, you will see your sales increase. In this webinar you will discover: • 5 strategies to close a sale • How to use effective marketing to attract sales • How to use…

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How To Use Instagram Reels

Sep 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

Instagram’s take on the ever-popular TikTok (and other new tools like Byte and Triller), Instagram Reels is a format on Instagram that allows you to record and edit multiple 15-second videos set to popular songs. What are Instagram Reels How to select the music, speed, and filters How to shoot your video How your reels are found in the discovery tab to target potential new customers How to optimize your reels to target  your ideal client/customer How to convert reels…

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Should You Be Charging Sales Tax – What You Need to Know!

Sep 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Many businesses are confused about the need to charge sales tax.   Should you charge sales tax? What if you are selling out of state or on an online platform? These are the type of questions that many business owners are asking. Addressing sales tax requirements has been even more confusing. On June 21, 2018, The United States Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in South Dakota v. Wayfair that states can mandate that businesses without a physical presence in a state…

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Business Plan Webinar

Sep 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Free

Having a business planning process is a necessity for your business whether you are trying to build an internal roadmap for your business concept or you are looking for funding. This workshop will cover all aspects of creating a business plan, as well as emphasize the importance of setting measurable strategies and tactics to help achieve these goals.   REGISTER NOW     Presenter: Andrew Cohen *The WEBINAR will be conducted via ZOOM. Instructions to connect via ZOOM will be sent…

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