Summer Workshops

So many wonderful things happening this Summer!
See below for available workshops and counseling opportunities. 
How to Start your Business
Thursday, July 25th, 5:30pm
A brief introduction to entrepreneurship and the creation and development of new business ventures. Includes a high level overview of the critical success factors for entrepreneurs.
Email Marketing Made Simple - Weaverville
Wednesday July 31st, 5:30pm
Email marketing is still ranked as the most effective marketing channel, beating out social media, SEO, and affiliate marketing (based on 2018 data). How can you ensure your email campaigns are a success?  This course will teach you how to create an email marketing strategy that will help you grow your business. 
Email Marketing Made Simple
Thursday August 1st 5:30pm
Email marketing is still ranked as the most effective marketing channel, beating out social media, SEO, and affiliate marketing (based on 2018 data). How can you ensure your email campaigns are a success?  This course will teach you how to create an email marketing strategy that will help you grow your business. 

Where's the Money? 
Accessing Capital in Shasta-Trinity
Tuesday August 6th, 1:00pm
If you are thinking of starting or growing your business and plan to look for a loan or other funding, this panel will provide you with the insight you need to make that opportunity a reality.
This panel discussion will feature expert small business lenders and resource partners who are ready to answer questions.
Ins and Outs of Buying a Business
Thursday August 22nd, 9:00am
Come learn from Experts that will cover the following:  How to Evaluate the purchase of a business;  What you are actually buying when you buy a business;  How to find businesses for sale;  The difference between a Franchise Business and a Regular Business ;  How to Determine How Much Money you can make;  How financing is key when buying a business, etc.
Ins and Outs of Selling a Business
Monday August 26th, 9:00am
When it comes to selling your business; preparation is key to a successful transaction.   Come learn from Experts that will cover the following:  The importance of having an exit strategy;  Preparing your business for sale;  Using a business broker vs going solo;  Setting an asking price;  Marketing your business for sale;  Negotiating strategies, what buyers will ask, etc.

These workshops made possible through generous underwriting by Wells Fargo. 

More classes coming soon. To stay up to date, go to our events page here.
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  In addition to the workshops above we also provide FREE one-on-one consultation to assist local entrepreneurs in growing their business. This service is for current business owners as well as those who are looking to start a business. If you are interested in getting assistance with your business, give us a call at  (530) 222-8323 or visit our website at 

  
Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or HSU Sponsored Programs Foundation.
  
Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz). All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of GO-Biz.
 
  Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Emily Christensen at 530.222.8323 or emily@norcalsbdc.org
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