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Local Ranking & Reputation Marketing 6:00 pm
Local Ranking & Reputation Marketing @ Brandman University
Jun 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join the Washington Center for Women in Business for Marketing Mondays! COME TO ONE OR ALL! All classes are from 6 – 8 p.m. at Brandman University in Lacey, WA April 10—Marketing Concepts – Then & Now Business owners are told they should have a “marketing strategy” for their business – but what is marketing, really? Is it a theory – is...
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Business Enterprise Startup Training (BEST) Class 270 9:00 am
Business Enterprise Startup Training (BEST) Class 270 @ Webinar
Jun 6 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Business Enterprise Startup Training (BEST) Class 270 @ Webinar
Starting a business can be exciting, and also overwhelming. There are many things to consider, including choosing your business model, legal requirements, clarifying funding needs and understanding your target market. Learn the basics of legal entity types, sales, marketing,financials, taxes, contracts, record keeping, cash flow projections, and risk management. Taught by instructors from the Washington Center for Women in Business, this live...
Neah Bay Small Business Fair 10:00 am
Neah Bay Small Business Fair @ Neah Bay Community Hall
Jun 6 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Neah Bay Small Business Fair @ Neah Bay Community Hall | Neah Bay | Washington | United States
The Neah Bay Community has a strong history of common sense and resourceful thinking due to our remote and rural location. But at times we need experts to help address challenges we may face. To that end, we want to invite you to attend a Small Business Fair to meet with resource experts selected provide expertise to the many small entrepreneurs in...
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Operating a Successful Home-Based or Small Business 10:00 am
Operating a Successful Home-Based or Small Business @ Mason EDC
Jun 7 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Operating a Successful Home-Based or Small Business @ Mason EDC | Shelton | Washington | United States
There are many advantages and reasons “why” to run a home-based or small business – this workshop addresses the unique questions that go with them! What are the pros & cons? What kinds of home-based businesses succeed? How to assess if it’s a right fit for you? What do you need to do to start? How to find the money to finance...
Let’s Talk Business! (Webinar) – Exporting for Small Business 12:00 pm
Let’s Talk Business! (Webinar) – Exporting for Small Business @ Webinar
Jun 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Let's Talk Business! (Webinar) - Exporting for Small Business @ Webinar
This webinar explores exporting for small businesses. • Why Washington State Companies Should Consider Exporting • Washington State Trade Overview – Products, Industries, and Markets Driving Small Business Exports • Washington Export Resources – Local, State, Regional, Federal Agencies Who Provide International Trade Support • Understanding Sales Channels in International Trade • International Payment Methods • EXIM Bank Export Credit Insurance •...
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Caffeinate Your Business with the Center for Business & Innovation 8:00 am
Caffeinate Your Business with the Center for Business & Innovation @ Center for Business & Innovation
Jun 14 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Caffeinate Your Business with the Center for Business & Innovation @ Center for Business & Innovation | Lacey | Washington | United States
FREE INFORMATION SESSIONS! Whether you’ve been in business for decades or are just starting to think about an entrepreneurial venture, the CB&I has a wealth of information for you! Come share a cup of coffee with the CB&I staff while you learn about the many no-cost and low-cost programs that can accelerate and strengthen your established business or help you successfully launch...
Buying Signals: Converting Casual Conversations Into Sales 2:00 pm
Buying Signals: Converting Casual Conversations Into Sales @ Prairie Hotel
Jun 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Buying Signals: Converting Casual Conversations Into Sales @ Prairie Hotel | Yelm | Washington | United States
You will learn to: Increase your likability and credibility quickly when meeting someone new Recognize the subtle cues people give when they’re interested in doing business Know what to say when you get a buying signal to move clients into action Presented by: Nikki Rausch, Sales Maven Sales Maven founder Nikki Rausch is a best selling author, and award-winning sales executive with...
Internet Advertising 6:00 pm
Internet Advertising @ South Puget Sound Community College
Jun 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Internet Advertising @ South Puget Sound Community College | Lacey | Washington | United States
Do phrases and acronyms such as search engine marketing, SEO and PPC ads cause confusion? When you think of advertising your business online, do you know what to do and where to start? When are keywords, hashtags, descriptions and title tags the right thing to use? Online advertising is one of the most effective ways for businesses of all sizes to expand...
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How to Use WordPress Effectively (Part 1) 8:00 am
How to Use WordPress Effectively (Part 1) @ Webinar
Jun 20 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
How to Use WordPress Effectively (Part 1) @ Webinar
This is an online workshop (webinar). WordPress websites are running over 27% of the Internet. It’s what both technical and non-technical business owners are using to build websites. Whether your website is simple blog, a full-fledged e-commerce solution, or something in-between, sites are being built with this same core functionality. Attend this two-part webinar (June 20 & 22) to learn how to...
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Let’s Talk Business! (Webinar)- Contract Clauses for Small Business 12:00 pm
Let’s Talk Business! (Webinar)- Contract Clauses for Small Business @ Webinar
Jun 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
This week: Contract Clauses for Small Business Speaker:  Ashley Sherwood, Oles, Morrison, Rinker, & Baker Facilitated by: Traci Hansen, Washington Center for Women in Business About Let’s Talk Business LTB features presenters with a wide range of business backgrounds to present or answer questions on a variety of business topics. These FREE weekly webinars are a great chance for small businesses and...
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How to Use WordPress Effectively (Part 2) 8:00 am
How to Use WordPress Effectively (Part 2) @ Webinar
Jun 22 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
How to Use WordPress Effectively (Part 2) @ Webinar
This is an online workshop (webinar). WordPress websites are running over 27% of the Internet. It’s what both technical and non-technical business owners are using to build websites. Whether your website is simple blog, a full-fledged e-commerce solution, or something in-between, sites are being built with this same core functionality. Attend this two-part webinar (June 20 & 22) to learn how to...
Numbers Always Tell a Story – What Do Yours Say? Unraveling the Account of Your Financial Statements 8:00 am
Numbers Always Tell a Story – What Do Yours Say? Unraveling the Account of Your Financial Statements @ Tri-Cities Business & Visitor Center
Jun 22 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Numbers Always Tell a Story - What Do Yours Say? Unraveling the Account of Your Financial Statements @ Tri-Cities Business & Visitor Center | Kennewick | Washington | United States
In this session you will learn: Why financial statements are critical to the health of your business. Who are the third parties that require your financial statements and how do they use them? How to interpret the story that the numbers are telling you to make wise business decisions. Best practices to efficiently generate effective financial statements.
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Word-of-Mouth Marketing: If You Only Do One Thing! 11:00 am
Word-of-Mouth Marketing: If You Only Do One Thing! @ South Puget Sound Community College
Jun 27 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm
Word-of-Mouth Marketing: If You Only Do One Thing! @ South Puget Sound Community College | Lacey | Washington | United States
Forbes Magazine has stated that Word-of-Mouth (WOM) marketing is the most valuable form of social media marketing today. If you can only do one thing, do this! In this class focus will be placed on social media and marketing techniques to actively influence the story of your business or service. The class will focus on the Three E’s which are; Engage, Equip...
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Let’s Talk Business! (Webinar)- Boosting Sales using Social Media 12:00 pm
Let’s Talk Business! (Webinar)- Boosting Sales using Social Media @ Webinar
Jun 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
This week: Boosting Sales using Social Media Speaker:  Michelle O’Neill, Bruce Titus Automotive Group Facilitated by: Traci Hansen, Washington Center for Women in Business About Let’s Talk Business LTB features presenters with a wide range of business backgrounds to present or answer questions on a variety of business topics. These FREE weekly webinars are a great chance for small businesses and entrepreneurs...
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Laying the Groundwork 2:30 pm
Laying the Groundwork @ Center for Business & Innovation
Jun 30 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Laying the Groundwork @ Center for Business & Innovation | Lacey | Washington | United States
If you have considered expanding your business to include Government clients, but don’t know the first thing about government contracting, then this class is for you! Learn the basics and walk away with the next steps and resources designed specifically for the small business owner. This course is FREE thanks to Federal funding.