QuickBooks Series?

School is in full swing. Have you thought about some educational opportunities for your business?
See below for some great no-cost training.
Business Tip of the week:

"Smart planning can help you keep your business running if disaster strikes. You'll want to take the right steps to prevent and prepare for disaster, and know where to get aid if disaster strikes.

...An estimated 25 percent of businesses don't open again after a major disaster....Protect your small business by identifying the risks...Then, keep your plan of action updated."

See the full guide with checklists and tips here

FREE Workshops
Marketing: Social Media Tactics - Weaverville
Wednesday, September 11th, 5:30pm
Are you frustrated with your social media strategy and the lack of customer interaction? Are you considering adding a new platform but not sure which one? Do you wonder if your campaigns are really working? If yes, then this workshop is for you.
Topics:  The features as well as the differences of the top 10 social media platforms;   15 Social Media marketing ideas to spice up your campaigns;  Measuring and quantifying the impact of your social media strategy.

Marketing: Social Media Tactics
Thursday, September 12th, 5:30pm
Are you frustrated with your social media strategy and the lack of customer interaction? Are you considering adding a new platform but not sure which one? Do you wonder if your campaigns are really working? If yes, then this workshop is for you.
Topics:  The features as well as the differences of the top 10 social media platforms;   15 Social Media marketing ideas to spice up your campaigns;  Measuring and quantifying the impact of your social media strategy.

QuickBooks Desktop Beginners Series
Thursday, September 26th - Saturday, September 28th
Join us for  one or all of the following sessions where you will learn the basics of using QuickBooks Desktop. From setting up your account for the first time to learning how to run reports. 

Session 1 - Thursday 26th, 5:30pm-7:30pm - Accounting 101  &Getting started with QuickBooks Desktop
 
Session 2 - Friday 27th, 5:30pm-7:30pm - Setting up items and Creating Forms in QuickBooks Desktop
 
Session 3 - Saturday 28th, 10:00am-12:00pm - Accounts Receivables      
 
Lunch break (On your own) 12:00-1:00pm
 
Session 4 - Saturday 28th, 1:00pm-4:00pm (with 15min break) - Accounts Payable, Banking Reconciliations, and Reports
 
More classes coming soon. To stay up to date, go to our events page here.
Check out these other Workshops in Shasta & Trinity Counties.
So many helpful business events in our community.
Annual Women's Leadership Summit
Saturday, September 14th, 9:00am-4:00pm
The 1st Annual Women's Leadership Summit is a 1-day conference for all women leaders. The Summit will focus on supporting women aspiring to step more into their sphere of influence and those who have fully embraced their position as a powerful leader in their community. We are excited to provide a forum to recognize, inform, and champion the work being done by women in this Northern California region.

WE Thrive: Anxiety - Getting Out, Getting Together, and Getting Control
Tuesday, September 17th, 12:00-1:30pm

Leah will share a candid personal conversation of her past struggles with anxiety and how she learned to control the thoughts and emotions that lead her there so that she could thrive in business and in life.
She will lead a proactive discussion on what to do when you find yourself in a season or moment of anxiety and tips on how to achieve less anxiety in your future.

And more! Click here for more information and for the full list of WBC JEDI workshops.
Membership 101
Monday, September 16th, 4:00-5:00pm
Wait! Before you scroll past this because your business has been a loyal chamber member for months (or maybe years!), let me tell you why you want to come to this event.

First of all, it's not just for new members! Redding Chamber of Commerce has undergone changes and upgrades to help better support our members. We have discounts on a variety of local services, we offer marketing opportunities such as member-to-member e-Blasts and we happily share information from you on our Facebook page; We're connecting you to local influencers and community updates in weekly Jake's Takes articles. And that's not all!

-Did you know that you can pay your dues online?
-Or that you can add events to the Community Calendar on our website by logging into your account?
-Did you know that you *have* a member account on ReddingChamber.com ?

We are here to support your business. Join us on September 16th to find out all the ways Redding Chamber is able to support you!
And more! Click here for more information and for the full list of the Redding Chamber of Commerce workshops.
Monday, September 9th, 8:00am-5:00pm
Preparing for emergencies is a basic principle of workplace safety and health. Participants will learn reasons for emergency action plans and fire prevention plans and when they are required for a workplace; elements of a good evacuation plan and the OSHA requirements for plans; and features of design and maintenance of good exit routes.
Who Should Attend:
The small employer, business owner, or a representative designated with the responsibility to plan for emergencies and evacuation procedures.

There is a cost associated with this training.
And more! Click here for more information and for the full list of Shasta Builder's Exchange workshops and events.
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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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