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The Long Beach SBDC offers many FREE virtual workshops ranging from Instagram Reels to Rent  Relief Conversations.
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PPP Forgiveness Webinar
Mar 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Webinar CA

Will you be forgiven? Now that you have received PPP funding, you may be wondering or confused about PPP loan forgiveness. This workshop provides you with a detailed understanding of how to apply for forgiveness. For those who have not yet applied, you will also learn the terms and conditions for PPP funding. The topics include: · PPP Purpose, overview and terms · The 60/40 Rule · Definitions of Payroll Costs · Definitions of Non-Payroll Costs · Covered periods for…

How To Sell When You’re Not A Salesperson
Mar 16 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Webinar CA

Business owners and entrepreneurs must promote their business or products to investors, customers or clients. Often this is something they have never done before, and they lack training to approach the challenge. To address this situation, this workshop has been built to help you learn much of what you need to know. Topics covered include: • The psychological barriers that could be holding you back and the tools required to overcome them. • Understanding the components of an effective sales…

YouTube For Business
Mar 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Webinar CA

Google is the largest search engine on the internet, but did you know that YouTube is the second largest and happens to be owned by Google? Because of the power of “search”, you owe it to yourself and your business to understand how to use YouTube so your potential customers can find you online. In this webinar, we will discuss: • Understanding YouTube as a social media marketing platform • The type of content can you put on YouTube •…

Digital Marketing Strategies for Measurable Results
Mar 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Webinar CA

Learn digital marketing strategies to grow your online brand by leveraging Google search engine optimization, content marketing and social media interactions across platforms including websites, blogs, video-sharing, review sites, and email marketing. This webinar will provide an overview of the 9 Key Areas to measure and grow your online presence as defined by David Mitroff, Ph.D. with examples from his consulting work with technology startups, restaurants, and retail clients, professional service firms and entrepreneurs. Key Points: • Learn the fastest…

SBDC Legal Entity Webinar
Mar 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Webinar CA

This in-depth webinar addresses a multitude of important topics regarding legal entities and other important decisions you will need to make as a business owner. One of the first decisions will include how the company will be structured. Because of this, we will cover the basics of regulatory filings that permit new owners to properly set up entities in California. Our discussion will cover legal formation for startups, including: • LLC’s, S-Corporations, C-Corporations • DBA’s • Business permits • Resale…

Developing A Plan To Start (or Recover) Your Business In Today’s Unusual Times
Mar 25 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Webinar CA

Having a focused business plan has never proven so important. Successful business planning leads to successful business results, and the ability to change course when all around you is also changing. This workshop will cover all aspects of creating a business plan, as well as emphasize the importance of setting measurable strategies and tactics to help achieve these goals.   In this interactive seminar, you will learn how to: • Break apart components of the business plan into manageable steps.…

Live Q&A: All About Marketing Your Small Business
Mar 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Webinar CA

Join the Long Beach SBDC for our Live Marketing Q&A addressing questions on how to effectively market and grow your business. SBDC advisor and Business Growth Strategist David Mitroff Ph.D. and Brad Pollak, Director of the Long Beach SBDC, will interact live with the audience via Zoom and answer questions covering a broad range of marketing topics including cutting edge marketing ideas, business development strategies, how to leverage online platforms to grow your brand, mind-set and professional growth, ways to…