Hello everyone and Happy Monday. There are a lot of small business webinars going on this week, from Protecting your business from Fraud to Reinventing your business and Raising Capital. If you are interested in working on your small business, you may want to check these out and share with friends.
Monday June 15 at 3:00
Learn how to create a successful project plan, organize your work, and track and share progress from start to finish using Google Docs and Google Sheets. Part 1 will focus on building an effective project plan.
Products: Google Docs and Sheets
Difficulty Level: Introductory
Tuesday June 16 at 1:00
In this webinar, four exceptional women entrepreneurs Laurel Delaney, Betsy Mikesell, Angie White and Dr. Sonat Birnecker Hart will provide insights for women who want to innovate and disrupt the world of business – to grow faster, stronger, and soar globally for a better tomorrow.
Tuesday June 16 at 11:00 and 3:00
Every Day You Don’t Fix Your Website, It’s Costing Your Business Precious Revenue
You know your website needs work. But you don’t know how to make it better. And you feel overwhelmed by updating it. You have enough going on as it is.
But there’s good news — it’s easier than you think to fix it.
This webinar will kickstart your momentum to help you transform your website so it makes you more money.
Tuesday June 16 at 4:00
Disruptions cause loss but also uncover opportunities. Reimagining your business in the midst of major uncertainty requires curiosity, determination, and experimentation — all while rebuilding existing operations. Not easy. In this session Senior Lecturer Fred Schlegel will identify steps you can take to reinvent and reimagine your business for a post-COVID 19 world. How can you discover, choose, design and deploy new offerings with limited resources and time, and how can you engage customers, employees, suppliers, business partners, and investors in creating opportunities and improvements? How can you motivate employees to actively participate and drive the changes your business needs, and how can you structure and implement a process that drives the innovation you want?
Thursday June 18 at 11:00
The SBA Great Lakes Region, along with our partners at USDA Rural Development and USDA Farm Service Agency, invite U.S. rural and agricultural businesses to join us for a livestream overview of COVID-19 funding options.
Thursday June 18 at 1:00
Are you familiar with the basic principles of assessing fraud risks for your small business?
This webinar, presented by Deluxe Chief Brand Officer Amanda Brinkman and U.S. Bank Financial Services Veteran Morris Jackson II, will cover smart tips for auditing your business finances as well as ways to monitor for potential risks to keep your business safe from fraud.
Thursday June 18 at 2:00
Digital communications have become more necessary. Join marketing experts, Joe DiGiovanni and Kyle Barkins from Tapp Network, as they walk you through the vital components of a website’s strategy to help your organization smoothly and effectively adapt to a post-COVID world. From re-aligning your website’s goals to implementing automation, you’ll be ready to use your website in a whole new way to get the results you need.
SBA – Federal Contracting Readiness Webinar
Year-End Buying Cycle – 4th Quarter
Thursday June 18 at 2:00
SBA 8(a) firms and other Small Businesses (SB) including: SDBs, WOSBs, EDWOSBs, VOSBs, SDVOSBs, HubZone SBs, and all other eligible small businesses that can form SB Teams and strategically position their firms to be awarded fixed price, cost plus, and other contract type awards. How do we position our firm to procure 8(a) Sole Source, Competitive 8(a) Contracts & Other SB Set-a-Side Awards During Year-End Buying Cycle? What contracting vehicle should we establish? What marketing and negotiating strategies should we develop, implement, and execute?
Thursday June 18 at 4:00
In this session, participants will receive a practitioner’s perspective on how to best position businesses for success and growth in the post-pandemic era. Ron Laufer, Managing Director with Acuris Partners, will discuss useful tools to assess strategic, financial and organizational options for the near and long term. Finally, participants will engage in a discussion on how the Covid pandemic and the resulting global economic crisis is forcing businesses to reevaluate their business models and identify new opportunities for the future.
Good luck and let us know if we missed any!