Oct
6
Tue
TUESDAY COFFEE CHAT WITH THE EXPERTS-Creating a Manageable Marketing Plan for Your Business @ Via ZOOM
Oct 6 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Creating a Manageable Marketing Plan for Your Business: Does the idea of developing a marketing plan, especially now, feel intimidating or overwhelming?

Join Ilsa Loeser, SBDC Consultant and Principal of Letterpress Communications as she shares free resources to help you prioritize and organize your thoughts and plans for your business.

Oct
13
Tue
TUESDAY COFFEE CHAT WITH THE EXPERTS-Building Effective Community Partnerships during COVID @ Via ZOOM
Oct 13 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Many community organizations have had to cancel large events that contributed significantly to the local small business economy. Join Katherine Beale, SBDC Retail Consultant and Brent Morris, Director of Business Development for the Town of South Hill and President, South Hill Chamber of Commerce as they discuss some examples of new creative community/small businesses partnerships that are driving results and generating enthusiasm.

Oct
20
Tue
TUESDAY COFFEE CHAT WITH THE EXPERTS-Maximizing Revenues @ Via ZOOM
Oct 20 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Some successful small businesses utilize a 3-pronged approach to marketing:

1) Winning new customers

2) Prompting existing customers to purchase more frequently

3) Enticing existing customers to spend more money during each transaction. 

In this chat, Join SBDC consultant Vince Magnini as he shares some non-obvious tactics for making this 3-pronged approach the guiding framework in your small business’ marketing efforts.

Oct
22
Thu
BUILDING THE FOUNDATION FOR YOUR NEW BUSINESS (Via ZOOM) @ Via ZOOM
Oct 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 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

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.

Nov
19
Thu
BUILDING THE FOUNDATION FOR YOUR NEW BUSINESS (Via ZOOM) @ Via ZOOM
Nov 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 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

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.

Dec
10
Thu
BUILDING THE FOUNDATION FOR YOUR NEW BUSINESS (Via ZOOM) @ Via ZOOM
Dec 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 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

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.