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Training EventsJun27ThuJun 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Small businesses play a vital role in the growth of our economy. Did you know that over 1 million businesses are started each year? The harsh reality is only about 20 percent survive past the first year. Planning is everything!
Prepare to start a successful business:
- Evaluate your entrepreneurial abilities
- Marketing strategies
- Financial resources
- Legal form of organization
- Tips to prepare & present your business plan
If you are considering starting a business, this FREE seminar will provide valuable information that may help your business be among the 20 percent that survive.
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.Jul4ThuJul5FriJul8MonJul 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Ilsa Loeser, Letterpress Communications
A crash course on how to brand, position and market your amazing business. The course will focus on digital channels such as websites, social media and email campaigns.
During the two-hour interactive class you will:
Discover your unique value proposition
Define your brand
Identify your target customer
Audit your current marketing channels
Prioritize new marketing channels and advertising
Next steps to grow your marketing efforts
Explore creative ways to catapult your marketing efforts year round
Whether you are a business owner, nonprofit director, freelancer or CEO you will learn something new and applicable to your organization. Ilsa Loeser uses real-world examples from Southside Virginia organizations that are telling their story in new and compelling ways, leading to followers, clients and sales.
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND!