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Apr 03rd, 2014 to Apr 03rd, 2014 | 09:00am - 12:30pm
Where
7825 Baymeadows Way
Please Join Us! You are invited to join us and learn more about General Services Administration (GSA) When:Thursday, April 3, 2014 9:00AM-12:30PM Where:US Small Business Administration 7825 Baymeadows Way Suite 100-B Jacksonville, FL 32256-7504 RSVP:Contact Tisa Clark at (904) 443-1931 or leticia.clark@sba.gov by March 27, 2014 Topics: •Learn about GSA contract •How to market your contract •GSA e-Tools •GSA Reverse Auctions •What’s new for GSA. Speaker: Linda Hosey, formerly with General Services Administration Facilitator: Tisa Clark, Business Development Specialist You may bring your lunch. The training is free but reservations are required. Please contact Tisa Clark at (904) 443-1931 or tisa.clark@sba.gov. Please specify the date of the training. Parking is free.
Apr 03rd, 2014 to Apr 03rd, 2014 | 09:00am - 12:00pm
Where
274 Old Corvallis Rd.
<p>This is the 3rd Section of our Small Business Venture Training series and is intended to facilitate the writing of the finance section of a business plan and includes using income statements, balance sheets and cash flow statements.  Students will learn how to project and evaluate the financial performance of their small business.  Also covered is a discussion of the resources available andsteps necessary to obtrain debt or equity financing for a business (taught by Julie Foster, RCEDA)  It is recommended that students have moderate fluency in MS Excel.  Prior to enrolling in this class, please contact John Schneeberger at RCEDA 406-375-9416.</p> <p>Instructor: Lisa Glenn, CPA, Galusha, Higgins and Galusha</p> <p>Instructor: Julie Foster, RCEDA</p> <p> </p> <p>When:  Thursdays, May 2 - May 10        (Five 3 hour classes)           9am - 12 Noon</p> <p> </p> <p>Price:    $150</p> <p>              $185 with 1.5 continuing education credits</p> <p>Text: <em>Entrepreneurial Small Business </em>by Katz and Green, McGraw Hill.  New text purchase price is $188, used copies cost $73 or rental is $36 (Amazon and other internet retailers).  This text was also used for Section A and B and is an invaluable, up-to-date, resource.</p> <p> </p>
Apr 03rd, 2014 to Apr 03rd, 2014 | 09:00am - 12:00pm
Where
101 W. 10th Ave
Small business accounting software advertisements are everywhere. How do you know which software is right for your business? Learn what questions to ask and how to review your options. Start your own needs-analysis to assist in choosing a software package. Learn what common pitfalls to avoid and how software can save time and money in preparing government paperwork. 43891 - 9 am-noon, Th, Apr 3, DCA 316 - Black (3 hrs no charge)
Apr 03rd, 2014 to Apr 03rd, 2014 | 09:00am - 12:00pm
Where
300 Forbes Avenue
Most business owners and salespeople recognize that finding & keeping new customers are the cornerstone of their continued success. Yet, they don’t always know where to start or what steps to take in finding those new customers and then once they have those customers what processes should be in place to retain those customers. This workshop will give you step by step, practical guidelines on how to: • Set goals for acquiring new customers • Develop strategies for achieving those goals • Determine the behaviors necessary to support those strategies • Overcome fear and fill your pipeline • Make cold calls fun & effective • Leave voicemails that get you return phone calls • Disarm gatekeepers and turn them from "foe" to "friend" • Get more QUALITY appointments • Implement 12 strategies for developing relationships & retaining customers This is the third and final workshop in a series of three.
Apr 03rd, 2014 to Apr 03rd, 2014 | 09:00am - 12:30pm
Where
7825 Baymeadows Way
Please Join Us! You are invited to join us and learn more about General Services Administration (GSA) When:Thursday, April 3, 2014 9:00AM-12:30PM Where:US Small Business Administration 7825 Baymeadows Way Suite 100-B Jacksonville, FL 32256-7504 RSVP:Contact Tisa Clark at (904) 443-1931 or leticia.clark@sba.gov by March 27, 2014 Topics: •Learn about GSA contract •How to market your contract •GSA e-Tools •GSA Reverse Auctions •What’s new for GSA. Speaker: Linda Hosey, formerly with General Services Administration Facilitator: Tisa Clark, Business Development Specialist You may bring your lunch. The training is free but reservations are required. Please contact Tisa Clark at (904) 443-1931 or tisa.clark@sba.gov. Please specify the date of the training. Parking is free.
Apr 03rd, 2014 to Apr 03rd, 2014 | 09:00am - 12:00pm
Where
300 Forbes Avenue
A presentation by Peak Performance Management - The top 5 things you should focus on to immediately propel your sales - Why traditional sales tactics do not work in today's environment - 95% of attendees rate this solutions workshop the BEST they've ever heard on the subject.
Apr 03rd, 2014 to Apr 03rd, 2014 | 09:00am - 12:00pm
Where
274 Old Corvallis Rd.
<p>This is the 3rd Section of our Small Business Venture Training series and is intended to facilitate the writing of the finance section of a business plan and includes using income statements, balance sheets and cash flow statements.  Students will learn how to project and evaluate the financial performance of their small business.  Also covered is a discussion of the resources available andsteps necessary to obtrain debt or equity financing for a business (taught by Julie Foster, RCEDA)  It is recommended that students have moderate fluency in MS Excel.  Prior to enrolling in this class, please contact John Schneeberger at RCEDA 406-375-9416.</p> <p>Instructor: Lisa Glenn, CPA, Galusha, Higgins and Galusha</p> <p>Instructor: Julie Foster, RCEDA</p> <p> </p> <p>When:  Thursdays, May 2 - May 10        (Five 3 hour classes)           9am - 12 Noon</p> <p> </p> <p>Price:    $150</p> <p>              $185 with 1.5 continuing education credits</p> <p>Text: <em>Entrepreneurial Small Business </em>by Katz and Green, McGraw Hill.  New text purchase price is $188, used copies cost $73 or rental is $36 (Amazon and other internet retailers).  This text was also used for Section A and B and is an invaluable, up-to-date, resource.</p> <p> </p>
Apr 03rd, 2014 to Apr 03rd, 2014 | 09:00am - 12:00pm
Where
106 W O Street
The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center will present, “Starting a Business in Arkansas” on Thursday, April 3rd from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville. Many of the questions entrepreneurs have about starting a business are answered in this workshop. Find out the major steps crucial to starting a business; identify key issues and pitfalls that affect small business success; and learn start-up requirements. Workshop includes a how-to New Business Guide and handouts relevant to each participant's county licensing requirements. Cost to attend is $30 per person; veterans attend free. Seating is limited and registration is required by phone at 479-356-2067 or online at: http://asbtdc.org/training/russellville-events.
Apr 03rd, 2014 to Apr 03rd, 2014 | 09:00am - 12:00pm
Where
300 Forbes Avenue
Most business owners and salespeople recognize that finding & keeping new customers are the cornerstone of their continued success. Yet, they don’t always know where to start or what steps to take in finding those new customers and then once they have those customers what processes should be in place to retain those customers. This workshop will give you step by step, practical guidelines on how to: • Set goals for acquiring new customers • Develop strategies for achieving those goals • Determine the behaviors necessary to support those strategies • Overcome fear and fill your pipeline • Make cold calls fun & effective • Leave voicemails that get you return phone calls • Disarm gatekeepers and turn them from "foe" to "friend" • Get more QUALITY appointments • Implement 12 strategies for developing relationships & retaining customers This is the third and final workshop in a series of three.
Apr 03rd, 2014 to Apr 03rd, 2014 | 09:00am - 12:00pm
Where
300 Fraser Purchase Road
<p align="center"><strong>A 5-Program Technology Boot Camp for Marketing Your Business</strong></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p>Technology Specialist Joe Polk will be presenting his five program technology series starting on March 28 and ending April 25. If you are looking to get started with online marketing or to improve the effectiveness of your current online marketing, this series will show you how. </p> <p>  </p> <p>Joe's easy to follow presentations will teach you how to:</p> <ul> <li> Put together an aesthetic and effective website.</li> <li> Make that website more visible.</li> <li> Track your visitors (aka potential customers).</li> <li> Get the word out about your business.</li> <li> Keep your computer information secure.</li> </ul>

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