September Bits & Pieces


SUCCESS STORY





  
Beth Manners came to us seeking advice and help in marketing and selling a Spanish 

language program aimed at elementary school children. Beth had a strong interest in 

encouraging people to be bi-lingual. To this end, she developed "Spanish in a Box" 

which  contained tapes, games, and cultural information. 

 

Ready to Start an Online Store? What to Consider Before Starting an Ecommerce Site


 

With all the news about people making a ton of money online, many aspiring 

entrepreneurs are excited at the prospect of starting an ecommerce store. However, 

many people don't think through all the things that they need to consider before  they 

even start the process of building an ecommerce site.



E-Commerce Shoppers' Biggest Pet Peeves




The world of e-commerce is incredibly competitive. Not only are you battling  

the big guys like Amazon, you're also competing with hundreds of other small 

e-commerce sites selling what you sell.

 
Upcoming  Workshops 
 

Helping Small Business Owners Navigate the 2018 Tax Changes 
 
September 13, 2018 - 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. - Trumbull Library 

This workshop will go over the key changes that are going into effect from the new "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act," and the implications it has on small businesses and small business owners. The goal of the workshop is to provide business owners with adequate information to maximize the benefits that the Tax Act provides.




Business Succession Planning 


September 18, 2018 -  6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. - Darien Library
We will explore the unexpected consequences of not making a plan, as well as common mistakes that are made by those business owners that do have a plan. Can your business survive your demise? This workshop will be geared towards helping business owners navigate the challenges associated with business succession and estate planning.





Copyright Basics for Artists, Photographers and Other Creative Types 

September 27, 2018 - 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Firehouse Gallery 
 
Without proper copyright protection, it is almost impossible for an artist, photographer or other creative type to build a unique and recognizable "brand" in the marketplace. Every creative professional needs to know the basics of U.S. and international copyright law.





In a recent, independently verified one-year study, our chapter started 846 new businesses and created 705 non-owner jobs.
 We are very proud of our track record and accomplishments and welcome you to take advantage of our services at your convenience.  

We would also encourage you to volunteer with us and help continue the mission of being America's top small business advocates.  The leaders of our Chapter are committed to maintaining the highest standards and performing for our clients at 
the highest possible level.

 
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