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LA SBDC Network presents SmallBiz Talk, a weekly talk series featuring expert advice and insight on small business success.

Live every Wednesday at 10 a.m.

About SmallBiz Talk

Your host, small business expert and LA SBDC business advisor Lori Williams, covers a key business topic through instructional information, real life situations, guest speakers and interviews. At the end of the show, participants can engage in a Live Q&A with questions pertaining to their specific business situation.

Join us live every Wednesday at 10 a.m. or check out our YouTube Playlist to see previous shows and to gain information/ helpful insights for your small business success!

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Submit your question here and we might feature it on an upcoming episode!

SmallBiz Talk

Hosted by Lori Williams

Small Business Focused
Coverage of pertinent issues and affairs affecting both entrepreneurs and the business world at large.

Actionable Ideas
Solid advice, lessons and tips on how to establish and build a successful business.

Expert Insights
Candid interviews and insights from small business experts.

Upcoming Shows

November 1  @ 10 a.m.
Planning for a Sound Financial Future

David A. Horvitz, CFP®  a A CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, has been practicing comprehensive financial planning since 2002. He is skilled in the areas of taxation mitigation, retirement planning, estate planning, insurance and personal risk management.

November 8  @ 10 a.m.
No better time than NOW to be an Entrepreneur

Elianne Rodriguez is a serial entrepreneur with 17yrs of experience in small businesses, education, and tech. She believes entrepreneurship and technology are great disruptors to build accessible and equitable ecosystems.

November 15 @ 10 a.m.
Accounting Best Practices and Pitfalls

Clarissa Wilson is the  Owner of Nerdy Number Lovers, LLC. Nerdy Number Lovers is an accounting firm that works with small online businesses to make the accounting and bookkeeping as easy as possible. 

November 22 @ 10 a.m.

SmallBiz Talk will be dark, November 22nd due to the Thanksgiving Holiday. 

November 29 @ 10 a.m.
Setting up Bookkeeping Systems

Dalia Fogenay is an Accountant dedicated to empowering businesses through effective financial management. As the founder of DF Accounting Services, she has been instrumental in helping numerous clients streamline their operations, improve their financial health, and grow their businesses.

Potential Show Topics Covered

Damage Assessment

How to create a pandemic cash flow to have a better understanding of your current financial health and future cash flow requirements. 

Performance Measurements

Important mathematical calculations to help you understand the profitability of your company.

Legal Structures

Introductions to bank and lending industry Sole Prop, LLC and S Corps, what you need to know!

Marketing Audit

Post Pandemic Marketing/Social Media Audit

HR 101 in a COVID World

What companies must know about new HR Regulations, Covid Requirements and Hiring practices.

Small Business Expert and LA SBDC Business Advisor Lori Williams

About The Host

Lori Williams is a business consultant, speaker, writer and well known expert on business finance. She believes entrepreneurs should have a basic understanding of their company’s financial health.

Her company, provides financial management and tax services. Her eBooks are distributed through Amazon and iTunes. As an adjunct professor in the Entrepreneurial Department at Pepperdine and USC, she has shared her business expertise with young entrepreneurs. Through the SBDC, she provides clients with business education and advice.

Lori is an Enrolled Agent certified by the IRS. She has an MBA from Pepperdine University, BS Business and Management, an AA in Medical Science and a Practitioner’s license in NeuroLinguistic Programming.

Business expertise: Finance, accounting, business start-ups, business plans, marketing & general business operations

Check out the additional webinars Lori will be hosting below!

June 23 @ 10am – Financial Literacy Session 1 :Overview of Accounting Requirements here

June 30 @ 10am – Financial Literacy Session 2: Financial Management of your Company here

July 7 @ 10am – Should You Be Charging Your Customers Sales Tax? here

Join SmallBiz Talk Live

Join us live to get your small business questions answered.