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June 2023

How To Sell When You’re Not a Salesperson

Jun 7, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Free

Business owners and entrepreneurs must promote their business or products to investors, customers or clients. Often, this is something they have never done before, and they lack training to approach the challenge. To address this situation, this workshop has been built to help you learn much of what you need to know. Topics Include:  • The psychological barriers that could be holding you back and the tools required to overcome them. • Understanding the components of an effective sales pitch.…

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TikTok for Small Businesses

Jun 8, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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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What is the Best Legal Structure for my Company? What are the Tax Advantages?

Jun 15, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Free

Many entrepreneurs do not fully understand the differences between a Sole Proprietorship, LLC and S Corporation.  This causes many to form a corporation when they may be better operating as a sole prop. Additionally, they are confused about the tax differences for each structure. They often choose a legal structure based on a perceived tax advantage that is incorrect. This webinar provides an overview of the various tax structures. The required documentation for the original filing and annual filings. The…

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YouTube For Business

Jun 22, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

Who owns the SEARCH engine, Google? Who owns YouTube, Google? When your potential customers/clients go online to search for your products or services they look on Google. If they are under 33, I promise you, they will go first go to YouTube which is also a search engine for videos. When you create an online presence on YouTube you have the ability to come up in Google search and YouTube search double the discoverability for half the effort. It also…

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Business Plan Webinar

Jun 23, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 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. Presenter: Andrew Cohen REGISTER NOW

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July 2023

Business Plan Webinar

Jul 12, 2023 @ 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. 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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Should You Be Charging Sales Tax – What You Need to Know!

Jul 18, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Free

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 with more than 200 transactions or $100,000 in-state sales collect and remit…

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Integrating Canva and Chat GPT for Small Business Marketing Success

Jul 27, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

Join us for an exciting webinar that explores the dynamic SYNERGY  between Canva and Chat GPT, two powerful tools that can transform the way small businesses approach marketing and communication. In this session, we will dive deep into the art of visual storytelling and the magic of conversational AI, showcasing how the integration of Canva and Chat GPT can help small businesses create captivating content and engage with their audience like never before. In the fast-paced digital landscape, it is…

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Business Planning for Beauty Professionals

Jul 31, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

Starting a business can be overwhelming, but with the right plan and preparation, you can get off on the right foot. In this webinar, we’ll go over the steps you should take when writing a business plan for your new venture. From understanding your target market to creating financial projections, we’ll cover it all and provide guidance every step of the way. Presented by: DeAndra Giselle  REGISTER NOW

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August 2023

What is the Best Legal Structure for my Company? What are the Tax Advantages?

Aug 10, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Free

Many entrepreneurs do not fully understand the differences between a Sole Proprietorship, LLC and S Corporation.  This causes many to form a corporation when they may be better operating as a sole prop. Additionally, they are confused about the tax differences for each structure. They often choose a legal structure based on a perceived tax advantage that is incorrect. This webinar provides an overview of the various tax structures. The required documentation for the original filing and annual filings. The…

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Business Plan Webinar

Aug 15, 2023 @ 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. 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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Unleashing the Power of AI: Elevating Small Business Marketing – PART 1

Aug 17, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

Join us for an exciting and informative webinar that explores the immense benefits of harnessing Artificial Intelligence (AI) for small business marketing. In an era defined by technological advancements, AI has emerged as a game-changer, revolutionizing the way businesses connect with their customers and drive growth. During this engaging session, we will delve into the myriad advantages that AI brings to the table for small businesses. Discover how AI-powered marketing tools and strategies can help you enhance customer engagement, optimize…

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Unleashing the Power of AI: Elevating Small Business Marketing – PART 2

Aug 24, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

Join us for PART 2 of our exciting and informative webinar that explores the immense benefits of harnessing Artificial Intelligence (AI) for small business marketing. In an era defined by technological advancements, AI has emerged as a game-changer, revolutionizing the way businesses connect with their customers and drive growth. During this engaging session, we will delve into the myriad advantages that AI brings to the table for small businesses. Discover how AI-powered marketing tools and strategies can help you enhance…

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Basics of SEO & Web Analytics

Aug 25, 2023 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Free

Are you looking to get more traffic to your website from Google search?  Curious how to measure the effectiveness of your SEO activity?  Join us for a seminar on how to build an effective SEO strategy as well as a dive into the tools and metrics that are used to measure SEO success.  We will provide vital techniques that any small business can use to attract more visitors, drive more leads, and ultimately drive sales.  We’ll help you find valuable…

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September 2023

HR Updates Webinar

Sep 11, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

If you’re a small business owner and employer without a Human Resources manager, you won’t want to miss this. It is hard to keep up with all the changes in HR rules and regulations, and just from the beginning of this year alone, there have been quite a few changes already. Learn about the new regulations to avoid potential penalties. Join us as we go over the following changes:  New hire form updates Local ordinances Upcoming minimum wage increase Protections…

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Unleashing the Power of AI to Create Content Faster & Easier: How to Integrate Canva and Chat GPT

Sep 14, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

This exciting webinar explores the dynamic SYNERGY  between Canva and Chat GPT, two powerful tools that can transform the way small businesses approach marketing and communication. In this session, we will go over how to use Canva for graphic creation and Chat GPT for content creation to help you connect with your audience and turn likes into sales. Since most people scroll and don’t read graphics are a necessity but most small businesses do not have the bandwidth to hire…

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What is the Best Legal Structure for my Company? What are the Tax Advantages?

Sep 21, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Free

Many entrepreneurs do not fully understand the differences between a Sole Proprietorship, LLC and S Corporation.  This causes many to form a corporation when they may be better operating as a sole prop. Additionally, they are confused about the tax differences for each structure. They often choose a legal structure based on a perceived tax advantage that is incorrect. This webinar provides an overview of the various tax structures. The required documentation for the original filing and annual filings. The…

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Business Plan Webinar

Sep 27, 2023 @ 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. 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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October 2023

What is the Best Legal Structure for my Company? What are the Tax Advantages?

Oct 12, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Free

Many entrepreneurs do not fully understand the differences between a Sole Proprietorship, LLC and S Corporation.  This causes many to form a corporation when they may be better operating as a sole prop. Additionally, they are confused about the tax differences for each structure. They often choose a legal structure based on a perceived tax advantage that is incorrect. This webinar provides an overview of the various tax structures. The required documentation for the original filing and annual filings. The…

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How to Podcast at Home with AI Tools

Oct 12, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

Have you always wanted to start a podcast but don’t know where to begin? Podcasting is the new Blogging and can help you build your reputation as a subject matter expert and thought leaders. With A.I. tools it is easier than ever to Podcast. In this interactive Webinar, you will discover: Why should I Podcast? How to create your show concept? What equipment do I need to do it at home? What A.I. tools can you use to save you…

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Social Media & AI Q&A: Get Your Questions Answered

Oct 20, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

Are you overwhelmed by Social Media marketing? Are you posting but not seeing likes convert to sales? Join the Pasadena SBDC for our Live Social Media Q&A, addressing questions on how to effectively use social media to grow your business. SBDC Marketing and Social Media advisor Deborah Deras will interact live with the audience via Zoom and answer questions covering a broad range of social media topics including how to clarify social media marketing goals, how to structure your messaging,…

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Elevate Your Holiday Sales with AI

Oct 30, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - Nov 27, 2023 @ 1:30 pm
Free

In an era defined by technological advancements, AI has emerged as a game-changer, revolutionizing the way businesses connect with customers and drive growth. Be more efficient and economical by using AI to boost your digital marketing and elevate your sales. Taught by SBDC trainer and digital marketing extraordinaire Deborah Deras - this series will offer clarity for small business owners on how AI can help save time and money. WEBINAR ONE, Monday, October 30th @ 12noon How to Use Artificial…

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November 2023

Business Plan Webinar

Nov 3, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 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. 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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December 2023

What is the Best Legal Structure for my Company? What are the Tax Advantages?

Dec 7, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Free

Many entrepreneurs do not fully understand the differences between a Sole Proprietorship, LLC and S Corporation.  This causes many to form a corporation when they may be better operating as a sole prop. Additionally, they are confused about the tax differences for each structure. They often choose a legal structure based on a perceived tax advantage that is incorrect. This webinar provides an overview of the various tax structures. The required documentation for the original filing and annual filings. The…

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Canva Magic for Small Businesses

Dec 14, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Free

Unlock the secrets of visual storytelling for your business with our exclusive webinar on "Canva Magic for Small Business Owners." Whether you're a budding entrepreneur or a seasoned business owner, mastering the art of graphic design can elevate your brand's presence and captivate your audience. Introduction to Canva: Dive deep into the world of Canva, a user-friendly graphic design tool tailored for non-designers Templates & Tools: Explore a plethora of templates suitable for various business needs, from social media posts to business…

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