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Long Beach SBDC Bldg O2

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4900 East Conant St. Building O2
Long Beach, CA 90808 United States
562-938-5100 longbeachsbdc.org

May 2019

Starting A Small Business

May 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Long Beach SBDC Bldg O2, 4900 East Conant St. Building O2
Long Beach, CA 90808 United States
free

Have you always wanted to start your own business but didn’t know how or where to start? This seminar will get you on the right path to starting a small business. Topics to be discussed include researching your business ideas, outlining your business plan, learning about start-up expenses and financing, legal aspects, and general management issues. You will learn: Life of an entrepreneur Assessing your business idea How to develop a business plan Introduction to business entities Required licenses and permits Where…

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Creating An Effective Business Plan

May 22, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Long Beach SBDC Bldg O2, 4900 East Conant St. Building O2
Long Beach, CA 90808 United States
Free

Having a business planning process is a necessity for your business whether you are trying to build an internal roadmap for your business concept or you need to write one because you are looking for funding.  Successful business planning leads to successful business results.  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.   REGISTER NOW In this interactive seminar, you…

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August 2019

Using Research to Grow Your Business

August 28, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Long Beach SBDC Bldg O2, 4900 East Conant St. Building O2
Long Beach, CA 90808 United States
Free

Are you a small business owner trying to decide which products or services to offer your customers? Are you interested in expanding your customer base but aren’t quite sure which road to follow? Or do you need to figure out how to improve your marketing messaging and targeting to reach the right audience? In all these cases, conducting research can help small businesses operate strategically by making smart decisions.   REGISTER NOW   In this 90-minute workshop, you will learn:…

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September 2019

Creating Your Most Profitable Marketing Strategy

September 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Long Beach SBDC Bldg O2, 4900 East Conant St. Building O2
Long Beach, CA 90808 United States
Free

Do you want to make the most of every single lead in your pipeline?  Learn how to generate more revenue and stronger relationships on average from each member of your audience. Plus, find ways to make your marketing strategy more efficient so you are focusing on marketing that really moves the needle. This session combines a presentation with a workshop where we will start building a smart marketing strategy for your business. You will learn: -How to structure a marketing…

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Starting a Small Business

September 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Long Beach SBDC Bldg O2, 4900 East Conant St. Building O2
Long Beach, CA 90808 United States
free

Have you always wanted to start your own business but didn’t know how or where to start? This seminar will get you on the right path to starting a small business. Topics to be discussed include researching your business ideas, outlining your business plan, learning about start-up expenses and financing, legal aspects, and general management issues. You will learn: -Life of an entrepreneur -Assessing your business idea -How to develop a business plan -Introduction to business entities -Required licenses and permits -Where…

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October 2019

Starting a Small Business

October 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Long Beach SBDC Bldg O2, 4900 East Conant St. Building O2
Long Beach, CA 90808 United States
Free

Have you always wanted to start your own business but didn’t know how or where to start? This seminar will get you on the right path to starting a small business. Topics to be discussed include researching your business ideas, outlining your business plan, learning about start-up expenses and financing, legal aspects, and general management issues. You will learn: – Life of an entrepreneur – Assessing your business idea – How to develop a business plan – Introduction to business entities –…

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Creating An Effective Business Plan

October 22, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Long Beach SBDC Bldg O2, 4900 East Conant St. Building O2
Long Beach, CA 90808 United States
Free

Having a business planning process is a necessity for your business whether you are trying to build an internal roadmap for your business concept or you need to write one because you are looking for funding.  Successful business planning leads to successful business results.  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…

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Boots to Business Reboot

October 26, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Long Beach SBDC Bldg O2, 4900 East Conant St. Building O2
Long Beach, CA 90808 United States
free

Have you ever dreamed of owning your own business?  Wondering what it takes and how you can prepare?  Are you a current veteran business owner looking for fresh ideas and veteran connections?  The U.S. Small Business Administration and the SoCal Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) will bring the Boots to Business/Reboot program to the Long Beach SBDC. This is your chance to explore what it takes to be an entrepreneur and join ranks with the growing number of veteran-owned businesses! …

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January 2020

Starting a Small Business

January 9, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Long Beach SBDC Bldg O2, 4900 East Conant St. Building O2
Long Beach, CA 90808 United States
Free

Have you always wanted to start your own business but didn’t know how or where to start? This seminar will get you on the right path to starting a small business. Topics to be discussed include researching your business ideas, outlining your business plan, learning about start-up expenses and financing, legal aspects, and general management issues. You will learn: -Life of an entrepreneur -Assessing your business idea -How to develop a business plan -Introduction to business entities -Required licenses and permits -Where…

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How to Sell When You’re Not a Salesperson

January 16, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Long Beach SBDC Bldg O2, 4900 East Conant St. Building O2
Long Beach, CA 90808 United States
Free

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 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. -The components of an effective sales pitch. -The tools necessary to build…

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Creating an Effective Business Plan

January 23, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Long Beach SBDC Bldg O2, 4900 East Conant St. Building O2
Long Beach, CA 90808 United States
Free

Having a business planning process is a necessity for your business whether you are trying to build an internal roadmap for your business concept or you need to write one because you are looking for funding.  Successful business planning leads to successful business results.  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…

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February 2020

Starting A Small Business

February 5, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Long Beach SBDC Bldg O2, 4900 East Conant St. Building O2
Long Beach, CA 90808 United States
free

Have you always wanted to start your own business but didn’t know how or where to start? This seminar will get you on the right path to starting a small business. Topics to be discussed include researching your business ideas, outlining your business plan, learning about start-up expenses and financing, legal aspects, and general management issues. You will learn: -Life of an entrepreneur -Assessing your business idea -How to develop a business plan -Introduction to business entities -Required licenses and…

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WEBINAR: How to Create an Editorial Content Calendar

February 7, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Long Beach SBDC Bldg O2, 4900 East Conant St. Building O2
Long Beach, CA 90808 United States
free

Do you struggle to come up with relevant content worth posting? Do you want to go from “likes” to sales online? The first thing is to develop a strategy that is going to attract your ideal client. Having a solid content calendar is highly recommended so you can accomplish this. It will result in your being organized in the scheduling of your output and increase your ability to capitalize on all the holidays, events and sales opportunities available to you.…

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Creating An Effective Business Plan

February 20, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Long Beach SBDC Bldg O2, 4900 East Conant St. Building O2
Long Beach, CA 90808 United States
free

Having a business planning process is a necessity for your business whether you are trying to build an internal roadmap for your business concept or you need to write one because you are looking for funding. Successful business planning leads to successful business results. 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…

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March 2020

Starting A Small Business

March 5, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Long Beach SBDC Bldg O2, 4900 East Conant St. Building O2
Long Beach, CA 90808 United States
Free

Have you always wanted to start your own business but didn’t know how or where to start? This seminar will get you on the right path to starting a small business. Topics to be discussed include researching your business ideas, outlining your business plan, learning about start-up expenses and financing, legal aspects, and general management issues. You will learn: -Life of an entrepreneur -Assessing your business idea -How to develop a business plan -Introduction to business entities -Required licenses and permits -Where…

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June 2020

Find New Opportunities During These Challenging Times: How to Pivot Your Business

June 25, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Long Beach SBDC Bldg O2, 4900 East Conant St. Building O2
Long Beach, CA 90808 United States
Free

This webinar will explain what it means to “Pivot” and how to do it. Before the webinar, you will receive a worksheet to help you prepare to seek new customers and markets! REGISTER NOW

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Find New Opportunities During These Challenging Times: How to Pivot Your Business

June 25, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Long Beach SBDC Bldg O2, 4900 East Conant St. Building O2
Long Beach, CA 90808 United States
Free

This webinar will explain what it means to “Pivot” and how to do it. Before the webinar, you will receive a worksheet to help you prepare to seek new customers and markets! REGISTER NOW

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Increasing Restaurant Online Food Orders

June 26, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Long Beach SBDC Bldg O2, 4900 East Conant St. Building O2
Long Beach, CA 90808 United States
Free

Restaurants and food businesses have been affected in various ways due to the spread of COVID-19. As the virus continues to spread, owners of these businesses will need to make changes to continue growing your business. David Mitroff, Ph.D. discusses the ways restaurants and food businesses can still increase sales during the COVID-19 outbreak through online food ordering and what the best approaches to it are. Key Learning Points: – How to sign up and leverage online platforms such as…

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Increasing Restaurant Online Food Orders

June 26, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Long Beach SBDC Bldg O2, 4900 East Conant St. Building O2
Long Beach, CA 90808 United States
Free

Restaurants and food businesses have been affected in various ways due to the spread of COVID-19. As the virus continues to spread, owners of these businesses will need to make changes to continue growing your business. David Mitroff, Ph.D. discusses the ways restaurants and food businesses can still increase sales during the COVID-19 outbreak through online food ordering and what the best approaches to it are. Key Learning Points: – How to sign up and leverage online platforms such as…

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