Sep
26
Tue
Marketing Your Small Business Low Cost/No Cost Strategies Available to ALL Small Businesses @ Hoboken Public Library
Sep 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Marketing has changed and small businesses no longer need to break the bank to support their marketing efforts. This seminar covers five strategies that every small business can use at little or no cost. These five strategies are Branding, Inbound Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Email Marketing and Be An Expert. This is an ideal seminar for those already in business or for those who are working on the marketing aspects of a business plan.

Oct
17
Tue
Starting & Managing A Successful Small Business @ Belleville Public Library
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

This seminar addresses the importance of a business plan for anyone contemplating entering business, in terms of providing a road map of steps that need to be taken to successfully launch a business. The importance of marketing/sales, operations and finance in the day-to-day management of a business are also covered in this two hour seminar. This is a must attend seminar for those thinking of entering business.

Oct
18
Wed
3 Steps to Engage Your Customers and Grow Your Business @ East Orange Public Library
Oct 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

At the core of all the talk about websites, social media, content marketing, etc., — there are 3 steps small businesses can and should take. This seminar shows how to tie together your business’s product(s) and services, the importance of websites and show content marketing is changing the marketing world.

Oct
24
Tue
Women In Their Own Business @ Hoboken Public Library
Oct 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Starting and successfully managing a business is no easy task. This seminar looks at that task from the women’s perspective and discusses issue unique to women who desire to become entrepreneurs. This is a must attend course for women who are contemplating establishing a business or who are currently running a business.

Nov
2
Thu
Small Business Opportunities @ East Orange Public Library
Nov 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

There are many paths that can be taken to get into business, e.g., start from scratch, and purchase an existing business or franchising. This two hour seminar will explore the pros and cons of those various paths. This is a must attend seminar for those thinking of entering business either by starting a new business, purchasing an existing business or franchise.

Nov
7
Tue
Starting and Managing Your Own Small Business in New Jersey @ SCORE / SBA 15th Floor
Nov 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

SEMINAR: STARTING & MANAGING YOUR OWN BUSINESS IN NEW JERSEY

Learn how to establish/form/register a new business in New Jersey.

Learn about licensing; naming your business; trademarking, copyrighting; many other important considerations of starting a managing a New Jersey based business.

Learn how to prepare a Business Plan (BP) and why having one is mission critical!

Meet with the SBA and learn about sources of funds including loans, private financing, crowdfunding, SBA resources, minority lending, etc., and many other key considerations in selecting best sources of funding for your business.

Learn how to reach/identify your target market(s) including e-marketing, government contracting, running a home-based business, introduction to selling (Sales) and how to market your particular business (Marketing).

Learn about record keeping and legal and insurance considerations.

Understand contingency planning and other not so obvious things you will need/want to know before going into business.

Get matched-up with a qualified SCORE counselor/mentor based on your specific business needs/interests.

PLACE:            Score/SBA NJ District Office, Two Gateway Center – 15th Floor, Newark, NJ 07102

Pre-Registration is required.  Please follow this link to register:  bit.ly/StartNJBizNov7

Any questions, please call SCORE (Metro NJ) at 973-645-3982

 

Nov
14
Tue
Internet Marketing & Social Media @ Fairfield Free Public Library
Nov 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

This two hour course discusses the importance of internet marketing to today’s business and how social media such as Facebook and LinkedIn can enhance the effectiveness of internet marketing. This would be a beneficial seminar for both those contemplating becoming an entrepreneur or are an existing owner of a business.

Nov
28
Tue
3 Steps to Engage Your Customers and Grow Your Business @ Hoboken Public Library
Nov 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

At the core of all the talk about websites, social media, content marketing, etc., — there are 3 steps small businesses can and should take. This seminar shows how to tie together your business’s product(s) and services, the importance of websites and show content marketing is changing the marketing world.

Dec
5
Tue
Introduction to Government Contracting @ Hoboken Public Library
Dec 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Many businesses are looking for ways to expand their customer base and revenues. Doing business with local, state, and federal government agencies is one way to do that. Other businesses, because of the services they provide, need to do business with governmental agencies. In this seminar, you will learn how to find governmental customers, navigate the complex procurement process, and assess whether government contracting would be a good market for your business.

Dec
14
Thu
Internet Marketing & Social Media @ Plainfield Public Library
Dec 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

This two hour course discusses the importance of internet marketing to today’s business and how social media such as Facebook and LinkedIn can enhance the effectiveness of internet marketing. This would be a beneficial seminar for both those contemplating becoming an entrepreneur or are an existing owner of a business.