Small Business

  • ABCs of Starting a Business teaser image

    ABCs of Starting a Business

    Join us to find out what it really takes to start your own business. Learn more about the steps involved and discover the many resources available to support you. This workshop is for those thinking of starting a business or those with a new business that want to have a strong foundation to grow.
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  • Group Business Counseling - Topic: Sales teaser image

    Group Business Counseling - Topic: Sales

    In this group counseling session led by Maria McElhenny, we will create a reward program within your centers of influence to track, thank and reward clients.
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  • Orientation to Small Business Resources with the Maryland Women's Business Center teaser image

    Orientation to Small Business Resources with the Maryland Women's Business Center

    Learn about the Maryland Women’s business Center and other resources to help you start and grow your business. Fee: FREE!
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  • Developing a Marketing Plan teaser image

    Developing a Marketing Plan

    A well formulated marketing plan is a key component in the overall strategy of a new or growing business, but one which is often overlooked entirely or given little consideration. This seminar discusses the value of the marketing plan and considers each of the classical 4P’s of Marketing (Product, Price, Promotion and Place) in detail.
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  • Making Facebook Work for Your Business teaser image

    Making Facebook Work for Your Business

    Join this seminar to discover how to get local customers from Facebook for your business. Presenter Adam DeYoung of DeYoung Enterprises, specializing in Websites | Social | Mobile Marketing, will guide you through the complete process for a small business to turn "Likes" into a tangible ROI. Full Q&A will be provided at the end.
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  • Funding Options For Your Business and How Credit Matters teaser image

    Funding Options For Your Business and How Credit Matters

    In this seminar you will be introduced to various options for funding your business needs, why your credit score matters, and how to raise that score!
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  • The Essentials of Marketing teaser image

    The Essentials of Marketing

    Metrics – can be like magic. Have you wondered: how can the reports and analytics of digital marketing give you the insight and key info you need to succeed? This seminar will take you step-by-step through the amazing data generated by all the key online marketing tools – and give you tips on how to use it.
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  • How to Google My Business! teaser image

    How to Google My Business!

    Make sure your customers find you! Claim your business listing with Google by setting up a Google My Business Account. Presenter: Adam DeYoung, DeYoung Enterprises, LLC.
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  • Group Business Counseling - Topic: Get Clarity About Your Business teaser image

    Group Business Counseling - Topic: Get Clarity About Your Business

    In this group counseling session led by Maria McElhenny, we will discuss how to get clarity and strategy for your business.
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  • Start Your Business - Step Two! teaser image

    Start Your Business - Step Two!

    Are you crystal clear about the definition of products or services your company will offer? Have you worked through a plan to name your offering? This strategic workshop will help new entrepreneurs identify key markets for their business and will detail the road map for delivery of their product or service.
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  • Social Media - Which Platform is Right for You? teaser image

    Social Media - Which Platform is Right for You?

    Do you know which social media platform is best for your business? In this workshop you will learn where you should spend your time and marketing effort based on the demographic research available for each social media platform.
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  • Group Business Counseling - Topic: Identifying the Right Employee teaser image

    Group Business Counseling - Topic: Identifying the Right Employee

    In this group counseling session led by Maria McElhenny, we will discuss how to identify the right employee for the right job with the right company.
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  • ABCs of Starting a Business teaser image

    ABCs of Starting a Business

    Join us to find out what it really takes to start your own business. Learn more about the steps involved and discover the many resources available to support you.
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  • Group Business Counseling - Topic: Marketing teaser image

    Group Business Counseling - Topic: Marketing

    In this group counseling session led by Maria McElhenny, we will discuss implement a headline creation tool for emails, web content, promotions, newsletters and more.
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  • Independent Contractors - How Are They Classified? teaser image

    Independent Contractors - How Are They Classified?

    Independent Contractors can be very helpful to small businesses, or any business. While it may seem easy to simply hire an independent contractor when you need additional help, the decision can be rocky.
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  • Smart Start Your Business teaser image

    Smart Start Your Business

    Discover and Learn how to: legally define your business and register a business name, keep proper financial records and report taxes, assess the insurance requirements needed to safeguard your business and personal assets, judge the impact of tax implications associated with legal entities, build the basics of a marketing and business plan, understand insurance basics and more!
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  • Understanding Business Contracts teaser image

    Understanding Business Contracts

    A contract is nothing more than a description of a business relationship. Like all relationships, understanding and clear communications is vital for a successful contract relationship
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  • Drive New Business with Social Media teaser image

    Drive New Business with Social Media

    Are you looking to drive more new and repeat business for your organization using social media?
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  • Secrets to Contracting with the State of Maryland teaser image

    Secrets to Contracting with the State of Maryland

    Are you an entrepreneur who wants to understand what it takes to sell to government agencies at the state level? Find out how to do business with the State of Maryland.
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  • Facebook Marketing Toolkit for the Small Business Owner teaser image

    Facebook Marketing Toolkit for the Small Business Owner

    Join us for a hands-on workshop on how to navigate the waters of Facebook and cutting edge strategies to help your business grow.
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