Jul
23
Tue
MARKETING DEMYSTIFIED! @ Via ZOOM
Jul 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Join us for an exciting webinar where we will uncover the basics of marketing and the secrets behind successful marketing strategies.

By the end of Marketing Demystified, you’ll be able to decode customer behavior, tackle competitors, and take your marketing message to the next level!

**IMPORTANT**

Scheduled workshops may change due to inclement weather, scheduling conflicts, etc.

Your pre-registration enables the Longwood SBDC to keep you updated on changes or cancellations as quickly as possible.

Aug
13
Tue
BUILDING THE FOUNDATION FOR YOUR NEW BUSINESS @ Via ZOOM
Aug 13 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Starting a Business in Southern Virginia: Building the Foundation for Your New Business

If starting a business in Southern Virginia is your dream, we can help you make it a reality. With our business workshops, you’ll find the practical knowledge and skills you need to succeed at starting and running a small business.

Starting a business in Southern Virginia requires planning and consideration. Choosing your legal structure, writing a business plan, securing funding, and other steps help you build a solid foundation for your business.

About This Business Workshop

Building the Foundation for Your New Business is one of many free classes offered by the Longwood SBDC for those considering starting a business in Southern Virginia.

Cost: FREE

Potential new and existing business owners will learn how to:

  • Evaluate your entrepreneurial abilities
  • Choose a legal form of organization
  • Prepare and present your business plan
  • Find financial resources
  • Create marketing strategies
  • Cybersecurity Tips

No matter where you are in your entrepreneurial journey, you’ll benefit from this practical, focused information. You’ll leave this free workshop with business insights and actionable strategies to help you launch, build, or grow a Southern Virginia-based business.

**IMPORTANT**

Scheduled workshops may change due to inclement weather, scheduling conflicts, etc.

Your pre-registration enables the Longwood SBDC to keep you updated on changes or cancellations as quickly as possible.

Aug
20
Tue
Using AI Tools to Help Launch and Grow Your Business @ Via ZOOM
Aug 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Are you a small business owner looking to harness the power of artificial intelligence (AI) to propel your entrepreneurial journey to new heights?  Join us for a dynamic webinar designed to equip you with the knowledge and tools necessary to leverage AI effectively across every aspect of your business, from conception to ongoing operations.

In this webinar, you will dive into the Entrepreneurs Toolkit, a treasure trove of prompts tailored to guide you through key stages of business development. From assessing opportunities and establishing your entity to financial planning, marketing strategies, and human resources management, you will learn how to harness AI tools effectively at every step of your entrepreneurial journey.

Highlights of the webinar include:

  • Understanding market trends and consumer preferences
  • Conducting competitive analysis
  • Crafting compelling value propositions and brand identities
  • Navigating legal and regulatory requirements
  • Financial planning and funding strategies
  • Implementing cutting-edge marketing and sales strategies
  • Human resources management techniques

Presenter

Daniel Street, Assistant Professor of Accounting & Financial Management

Bucknell University

Aug
28
Wed
MARKETING ON A BUDGET @ Via ZOOM
Aug 28 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Participants will learn free and low cost ways to market their business and increase sales.

Topics will include:

  • Getting the most out of social media
  • Using email marketing effectively
  • Free resources to make your business look great
  • Participants will receive tips and ideas they can begin implementing right away

Participants will receive tips and ideas they can begin implementing right away.

**IMPORTANT**

Scheduled workshops may change due to inclement weather, scheduling conflicts, etc.

Your pre-registration enables the Longwood SBDC to keep you updated on changes or cancellations as quickly as possible.