This session focuses on some of the basics of marketing your small business, such as identifying and reaching your target market and establishing the right price. Esta sesion se trata del mercadeo de su negocio pequeño, hablaremos acerca de cómo reconocer y llegar a su mercado objetivo y como establecer el precio correcto.
This course will be presented in Spanish Only.
Are you ready for your food truck to go viral? Learn the best ways to build your brand, attract media attention, increase sales and grow profits. Discover how to build a multifaceted strategy that harnesses the power of social media, local publications, your website, and word of mouth to drive sales and grow your food truck business. Class occurs Tuesdays and Thursdays 7/11-7/13.
Become a Certified QuickBooks® User and stand out from the crowd! The exam prep will provide a review for QuickBooks Level 1 and Level 2 course completers in preparation for the QuickBooks Certified User exam. The exam will verify your knowledge of QuickBooks Pro financial software and by achieving a score of 80 percent and above you will earn the industry recognized “QuickBooks Certified User” status. If you are a bookkeeper, office manager or business owner who wishes to demonstrate your QuickBooks knowledge and capabilities to current and future employers, this designation is for you. Prerequisite: Students seeking to sit for the examination are required to have completed SBX 7440 and SBX 7460. $210.
Business opportunities with Mecklenburg County include purchasing opportunities, construction projects, professional services, and procurement programs. Find out how to become a registered minority, woman and/or small business enterprise (MWSBE) vendor, and how to prepare to take advantage of the numerous business opportunities with Mecklenburg County.
This introductory workshop focuses on the basics of testing your business idea and identifying the key factors that influence start-up success. Start-up Basics provides you with an overview of the skills and tools you need when deciding to start a business. In this session, you learn about the advantages and disadvantages of owning a business, the most profitable form for your business, and the fundamentals of formation, organization, marketing, cash flow and funding sources.
Throw out your static business plan for this innovative tool for success and you will be able to design and implement a new business idea or analyze and renovate an old one. The Business Model Canvas is a hands on approach for business modeling that allows you to outline and test your hypothesis, present your ideas to customers, collect real world evidence and pivot to adapt your idea or business to the changing landscape. Strategically and systematically find more effective ways to do business and see the benefits to your bottom line.
ABC’s Small Business Orientation
WBCC will deliver – A workshop to help start-ups and established entrepreneurs examine the feasibility of their small business idea in the current market. The discussion centers on business plan development, entity formation, managing risk, financial projections, and funding opportunities.
Cynthia Neely will deliver – A workshop to help start-ups and established entrepreneurs examine the feasibility of their small business idea in the current market. The discussion centers on business plan development, entity formation, managing risk, financial projections, and funding opportunities.
SCORE Charlotte is a Gold Sponsor of this event for the small business community.
The 3rd Annual b2bTRIBE LIVE Business Owner RECESS is an exclusive event for Charlotte area small business owners and entrepreneurs – no employees, no reps. Pre-registration is required. Tickets are $50 until July 17; $65, if available, July 18-20. No tickets sold at the door. To purchase tickets, go to http://b2bTRIBE.com/live.
The “Learn Smart, Play Hard” event will feature speakers, talking about their million-dollar strategies and formulas for the power of giving. Attendees will play hard during intentional networking time over cornhole, giant jenga, ducks in a row, sno cones, popcorn, lemonade and sponsor giveaways, valued at $200 and above.
Speakers featured are Fabi Preslar, SPARK Publications; Mickey Coffino, NC Small Business Person of the Year; Martez Prince, Premier Pharmacy and Wellness Center; Dianna Ward, Charlotte NC Tours; Matthew Bradbury, Business Acquisition and Merger Associates; and Scott Francis, Motivational Magician.
The event is sponsored by Bank of America, SPARK Publications, plus SCORE Charlotte and others.