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Grow You Business with Email & Social Media

This workshop is an interactive seminar where key concepts of email and social media marketing are discussed and developed. Accompanied by a short workbook, you will be guided through a process of creating a digital marketing strategy that is unique to your business or organization. The workshop will define and discuss the following topics and require you to brainstorm about how you can best apply them:

  • Engagement Marketing
  • Marketing Objectives
  • Marketing Goals
  • Marketing Campaign
  • Channels that Matter
  • Measurable Results

By documenting your understanding of these topics, in a way that creates a plan, you will leave with a greater understanding of how to optimize you email and social media marketing from a standpoint of where to find and how to cultivate the best relationships. Register online at: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=fyx7upcab&oeidk=a07e77sg8dreaf06093

  

Date:  Wednesday, April 24

Time:  8:30 am – 11 am

Cost: FREE + $2 parking fee (kiosk located in lot 14)

Location:  University Center at College of the Canyons, Room 258

26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, CA 91355 

Branding, Messaging & Image Management for Small Business, Entrepreneurs & CEOs

Take things to the next level through effective branding, messaging and image management. This interactive workshop will explain these three concepts and how best to integrate them into your personal and professional lives. We’ll cover:

  • Branding and Your Bottom Line
  • One Message, Many Messengers Philosophy
  • How to Manage Your Public Image/Reputation

Register online at:  http://tinyurl.com/Branding-Messaging-Image-42413.

 

Date:  Wednesday, April 24

Time:  10 am – 12 pm

Cost:  FREE

Location: University of Antelope Valley

 44055 North Sierra Highway, Lancaster  93534

New Client OrientationThis orientation will give insight into starting and running a successful small business.  You will learn all about what the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has to offer and how we can assist you in establishing or maintaining your small business through one-on-one consultation and training seminars. We offer the New Client Orientation free of charge to all new clients.  Register online at: http://tinyurl.com/New-Client-Orientation-42513

 

Date:  Thursday, April 25

Time:  5 pm – 6 pm

Cost:  FREE + $2 parking fee (kiosk located in lot 14)

Location: University Center at College of the Canyons, Room 222

 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita  91355

QuickBooks Boot Camp

In this day long workshop, participants will learn how to set up their company file from scratch; how to create a quality chart of accounts; how to create new vendors, customer, items and accounts. You will also learn how to pay bills, invoice customers, receive payments, make deposits and reconcile bank accounts. An introduction to the report center will be covered, including how to create a Profit & Loss Statement and a Balance Sheet. Ideal for business owners, office managers, and bookkeepers who are brand new to QuickBooks, as well as, existing users who would like some formal education in one of these QuickBooks features. Training held in a computer lab with limited seating. Please note that there will be a one-hour lunch break, lunch not provided.

 

Date:  Friday, April 26

Time:  10 am – 4:30 pm

Cost:  $99 + $2 parking fee (kiosk located in lot 14)

Location: University Center at College of the Canyons, Room 309

 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita  91355

State Labor Law & Payroll Tax Seminar

Receive information from the EDD and the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement on:

  • Recordkeeping, reporting requirements, employer obligations, and payment requirements.
  • Common wage and hour law application.
  • Employer and employee rights and responsibilities.
  • How to distinguish between an employee and an independent contractor.

Register online at:  http://www.edd.ca.gov/payroll_tax_seminars/Seminar_Registration_Form.aspx?param=8208c738-d708-4c41-99c6-502cc391981a

 

 

Date:  Tuesday, April 30

Time:  8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Cost:   FREE + $2 parking fee (kiosk located in lot 14)

Location: University Center at College of the Canyons, Room 223

 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita  91355

2013 Export Workshop Series Comes to the SFV!

The SBDC, the Port of Los Angeles, and its’ industry partners are bringing the 2013 Export Workshop Series to the San Fernando Valley.  This highly touted eight part series, beginning May 1 and running through August 7, includes:

Register for individual topics of interest to you by clicking the name of the class above, or for the entire series at:  http://tinyurl.com/ExportUSFValley2013

  

Date:  As shown above

Time:  9 am – 12 pm

Cost:  FREE

Location: ITT Technical Institute

12669 Encinitas Ave., Sylmar  91342  – 5 Freeway at Roxford exit

International Business Culture

Join us for this workshop held in conjunction with the Port of Los Angeles and its’ industry partners featuring speaker Lanie Denslow, Founder of World Wise Intercultural Training & Resources. This seminar is an introduction of how culture impacts business practices and will include:

  • Understanding the culture of your target markets
  • Business and social protocol
  • Communication protocol

The workshop will be informal and interactive. There will be a variety of activities to engage the participants, and time for discussion.

 

This is the first in a series of eight International Trade workshops running every two weeks through August 7, 2013. You are invited to attend the series or any individual training of interest to you.

 

Register online at: http://tinyurl.com/Intl-Bus-Culture-050113

 

Date:  Wednesday, May 1

Time:  9 am – 12 pm

Cost:  FREE

Location: ITT Technical Institute

12669 Encinitas Ave., Sylmar  91342 – 5 Freeway at Roxford exit

How to Successfully Start Your New Business

This hands-on workshop will help you get started quickly as you learn the steps necessary to successfully launch your new business. Learn to prepare a written plan you can use to build and grow a profitable business. Learn the best way to structure your business as you identify and focus on the key marketing, sales and financial issues of your business and how to bring it all together. This powerful event has helped many entrepreneurs achieve success.

 

Register online at:  http://tinyurl.com/Start-New-Business-050313

 

Date:  Friday, May 3

Time:  10 am – 12 pm

Cost:   FREE

Location: University of Antelope Valley

44055 North Sierra Highway, Lancaster  93534

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