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  • The First Steps to Small Business Success

    Tuesday, June 14 at 12 pm
    Tuesday, July 12 at 9 am
    Tuesday, August 9 at 10 am

    Join us for our monthly webinar designed for people who are thinking about starting a business or who are in the early stages of starting up. Our small business experts will share the key aspects of starting a business and help you determine if launching a business is right for you.

    Topics covered include:

    • Business structures
    • How to assess the feasibility of your business idea
    • Legal and tax implications of owning a business
    • How to develop a business plan
    • Funding options and how to compile a bank-ready financial package
    • How to market your product or service
    • Health and safety regulations that may apply to your business
    • Where to find other resources that may help you succeed

    Sponsored by: SCORE Mentors of Central PA

  • USDA SBIR Grant Opportunities
    Monday, June 27 at Noon

    The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) offers competitively awarded grants to qualified small businesses to support high quality research related to important scientific problems and opportunities in agriculture that could lead to significant public benefits and stimulate technological innovations in the private sector. Attend this one hour webinar to learn how to research USDA SBIR grants opportunities and tips for submitting a successful application.

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  • Building Internal and External Small Business Communities
    Wednesday, June 29 at Noon

    Every business focuses on sales, and the key to successful selling is a strong internal team with effective and efficient communication. Not only that, a well-thought-out, systematic approach to generatating leads will bring in the customers and clients you most desire.

    Spud Marshall is a social entrepreneur, creative community builder, and lover of fog machines. He is the author of “Designing Creative Communities” and founder of My Creative Community, which provides strategic support to organizations interested in designing engaging experiences for their communities. Spud will bring his experience to this one-hour livestream and share his tips for building community both inside and outside your business.

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