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Dec
6
Tue
Book a Librarian: Business Research @ online
Dec 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Book a 1-hour time slot for a 1-on-1 video call with a librarian! Learn how you can access the library’s online business resources including directories, databases with demographics, mapping tools, market and industry reports, and more. Register at www.cmlibrary.org/calendar, select “Business Development” and pick a date. You’ll be sent a zoom link for the meeting.

Dec
7
Wed
Is starting a business right for you? Score virtual workshop @ Zoom virtual meeting
Dec 7 @ 5:45 pm – 7:45 pm

Is Starting a Business Right for You?

Session 1: Start-Up Basics – FREE SCORE Charlotte Workshop
This introductory workshop focuses on the Business Start-Up Basics of testing your business idea and identifying the key factors that influence start-up success. The Business Start-Up Basics Workshop 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.
Presented by SCORE Charlotte Certified Mentors at no cost to you.

TO REGISTER, GO TO https://charlotte.score.org/content/take-workshop-249

Dec
8
Thu
Leveraging social media to find your next great employee @ Zoom webinar
Dec 8 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Leveraging Social Media to find your next great employee!

With unemployment at an all time low, finding good employees continues to prove increasingly more difficult. Just putting a sign in the window simply isn’t enough. Are you leveraging your business social media platforms to find those seeking a new employment opportunity? Join Heather Taylor of GlitterGirl Media to learn how you can utilize Google My Business, LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram to find those hard to reach prospective team members for your organization.

KEY TOPICS Human Resources Marketing Technology

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Book a Librarian: Business Research @ online
Dec 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Book a 1-hour time slot for a 1-on-1 video call with a librarian! Learn how you can access the library’s online business resources including directories, databases with demographics, mapping tools, market and industry reports, and more. Register at www.cmlibrary.org/calendar, select “Business Development” and pick a date. You’ll be sent a zoom link for the meeting.

Get Your Business on Local Business Search and Maps @ Online
Dec 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Showing up when customers are searching online is more important than ever. Explore Google Business Profiles, a free tool for local businesses that want to connect with customers on Google Search and Maps. This is a deep dive into Google Business Profiles and the many features and tools you can use to do business directly from the Search page with customers and prospects.

In this webinar you’ll learn:

  • Why an accurate up-to-date Google Business Profile is critical in today’s economy
  • How to sell products and services directly from the search page
  • How to attract and engage customers and turn them into raving fans
  • A step-by-step guide to creating and verifying the perfect Google Business profile

SPCC’s Small Business Center, SCORE Charlotte, and the Union County Public Library have partnered with the official Grow With Google team to bring this offering to you.

Attention: this is a partner offering there will be a two-part registration process. Step one register with the SBC and step two, after registering click the CONTINUE button and you’ll be prompted to register for the Zoom link through our partner, SCORE.

Get your local business on Google Search and Maps @ Zoom webinar
Dec 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SCORE Charlotte, the Southwest Region of the Small Business Center and the Union County Public Library have partnered with the official Grow With Google team. Showing up when customers are searching online is more important than ever. to present this special marketing webinar designed to continue to grow your business in 2022.

Don’t Miss This Official Grow With Google Marketing Webinar Designed to Grow Businesses in 2022!

Explore Google Business Profiles, a free tool for local businesses that want to connect with customers on Google Search and Maps. This is a deep dive into Google Business Profiles and the many features and tools you can use to do business directly from the Search page with customers and prospects. In this webinar you’ll learn:

– Why an accurate up-to-date Google Business Profile is critical in today’s economy

– How to sell products and services directly from the search page

– How to attract and engage customers and turn them into raving fans

– A step-by-step guide to creating and verifying the perfect Google Business profile

Now more than ever, businesses and nonprofits need to know how to reach and engage with customers online – to continue to generate leads, make sales, and grow revenue. Led by Grow With Google Speaker and Trainer Demming Bass, this is a “can’t miss” webinar customized for local businesses and nonprofits including additional ideas and strategies on how to market online following the dramatic increase in online buying from everyday customers following COVID-19. nAll attendees will receive up to $100 in Google Ad Credit (first-time users) to immediately market their business with the lessons they learn. Attendees will walk away with free tools, a proven plan, and messaging strategies they can implement in their marketing immediately – no matter their level of marketing “know-how” or expertise. But hurry! Spots are limited and will go fast.

KEY TOPICS Management & Operations Marketing Technology

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Dec
13
Tue
Book a Librarian: Business Research @ online
Dec 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Book a 1-hour time slot for a 1-on-1 video call with a librarian! Learn how you can access the library’s online business resources including directories, databases with demographics, mapping tools, market and industry reports, and more. Register at www.cmlibrary.org/calendar, select “Business Development” and pick a date. You’ll be sent a zoom link for the meeting.

Dec
14
Wed
PitchBreakfast @ Packard Place
Dec 14 @ 8:00 am – 9:15 am

PitchBreakfast is a catalyst within the entrepreneurial community, a safe place where entrepreneurs go to connect, learn and grow.

SCHEDULE

8:00 AM Networking + Breakfast
8:15 AM Pitches
9:15 AM Networking

PitchBreakfast is the second Wednesday of every month at Packard Place, 222 S. Church Street (Between 3rd and 4th Streets), Charlotte, NC 28202.

2 to 4 companies have 5 minutes (with slides) to present their ideas followed by 10 minutes of feedback from our expert panelists and then a Q+A with the audience.

Once a quarter, we host IDEA Pitch, for the select pitchsters from PitchBreakfast. 2 to 4 companies have 2 minutes (no slides) to present their ideas followed by 15 minutes of feedback from IDEA Fund Partners.

Breakfast and coffee is provided, courtesy of our sponsors.

PARKING

Packard Place is located at 222 S. Church Street (Between 3rd and 4th Streets), just 3 blocks from the Lynx Blue Line 3rd Street/Convention Center stop.

Parking is available on the street around Packard Place and at many affordable parking decks shown on the map.

Dec
15
Thu
Book a Librarian: Business Research @ online
Dec 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Book a 1-hour time slot for a 1-on-1 video call with a librarian! Learn how you can access the library’s online business resources including directories, databases with demographics, mapping tools, market and industry reports, and more. Register at www.cmlibrary.org/calendar, select “Business Development” and pick a date. You’ll be sent a zoom link for the meeting.

Dec
20
Tue
Book a Librarian: Business Research @ online
Dec 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Book a 1-hour time slot for a 1-on-1 video call with a librarian! Learn how you can access the library’s online business resources including directories, databases with demographics, mapping tools, market and industry reports, and more. Register at www.cmlibrary.org/calendar, select “Business Development” and pick a date. You’ll be sent a zoom link for the meeting.