The LA SBDC Network offers no-cost virtual business workshops for small businesses in Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, and Ventura Counties.
This workshop will provide attendees with information about the program requirements and the different services and training offered by the SBDC. The key fundamentals essential for starting and maintaining a successful business will be reviewed. As capital is the life blood of any business, your questions concerning capital and how the SBDC can assist in this effort will be addressed. And as a special bonus, the critical reasons why products/services sell will also be discussed. Attendance is required for existing,…Find out more »
What are some smart ways to use video and other images to increase your chances of selling your goods or services? What are some best practices for video production and on-camera presentation? Is video already part of your public relations plan? Want to learn more? Join us for this informative workshop and find out how you can promote your business through the use of imagery. Instructor: Saida Pagan REGISTER NOWFind out more »
Join us to learn about the issues that show up in family run and owned businesses. Can you really separate family matters from business matters? Topics discussed: Succession, brain drain, trust and security issues, family as employees, Separate property, Community Property, Death, Divorce, pre-nupts and post-nupt agreements, lawsuits from outside and inside. Join Attorney Ben Martin who loves helping new and small businesses, survive and thrive. With over 20 years of experience working for SBDCs, Non-profit Entrepreneurship Programs, and Pro Bono service to…Find out more »
This workshop will provide an overview of available options for financing your business. Equity and debt options as well as crowd funding and the process for raising capital from friends and family will be discussed. Details on what you need to know to apply for a business loan, as well the required documents and paperwork needed for the application process will be provided. The various types of financial institutions and which institutions are currently loaning money and what you will…Find out more »
How much will it cost to start your business? What are the different categories of costs I need to be concerned about? Financial preparation is key so that you can plan ahead in starting your new venture. Topics include: Steps needed to calculate start-up expenses Calculating the first 90 days projected monthly costs Ongoing expenses Conducting a margin analysis and a break-even analysis Initial cash flow projection will be reviewed and presented in this hands-on session. Instructor: Andrew Strachan…Find out more »
Are your Email Marketing efforts paying off? Are your subscribers unsubscribing? Or are they engaging and converting? Email open rates have changed. 2023 email marketers need to learn the latest tools to motivate opens and engagement. Learn proven strategies to help your messages rise above a noisy inbox and get results today. Liz Harsch will reveal her 10 Top Tips to achieve the best results in 2023. Plus see the latest in Constant Contact Advanced Features to save time and get…Find out more »
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 •…Find out more »