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Feasibility, Are You Ready, Business Plan
Local Search, PPC, Email, Facebook, LinkedIn
Accounting, Lending, Buy a Business, Income Taxes
Build a Website, Leasing, Non-Profits

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INTRODUCTORY SERIES


> Concept Feasibility

          Weigh the feasibility of your idea for a new
          business. Look at yourself, assess the market
          for your idea, and evaluate funding sources.
          (length 15 minutes)

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> Are You Ready to Start a Business?

          A course to evaluate yourself, your business,
          ideas, assess the market, estimate financial
          results and make a Go/No Go decision.
          (length 53 minutes)

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> Business Plan Homework

          Basic introduction to business plans. Learn
          definitions, uses, planning process, and tools.
          Learn what pre-planning research will be needed.
          (length 25 minutes)

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> Create Your Own Webinar

          Webinar shares SCORE's experience in creating
          topics for the Learning Center using ReadyTalk
          (length 30 minutes)

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> FAQ's - SCORE-MN Learning Center

          Frequently Asked Questions

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MARKETING SERIES


> Local Search Marketing

          Shows how to setup local directories so prospects
          can find your business when they are ready to buy.
          Includes Google +Places, Local Yahoo, Yellow
          Pages and many more. Easy and free.
          (length 33 minutes)

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> Pay Per Click

          Illustrates paid internet advertising, how to
          structure an ad, use of keywords, landing
          pages and measuring results. Also explains
          the dollar bid process and setting campaign limits.
          (length 31 minutes)

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> Email Marketing

          Use email to maintain client and prospect ongoing
          relationships. Illustrates how to use a vendor’s
          layout templates, easy content management
          and results tracking.
          (length 41 minutes)

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> Facebook for Business

          Learn to use a Business Page, versus a Personal
          Page, including elements of the page, custom
          tabs, AdminPanel, role of photos/videos/links,
          Facebook ads and how to promote your
          Business Page.
          (length 33 minutes)

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> LinkedIN for Business

          Topic covers both Personal and Company pages
          on LinkedIn. Why use this vehicle, keys to
          showcasing skills and products, your contact
          network and Brand Building.
          (length 36 minutes)

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FINANCIAL SERIES


> Accounting for Non-Accountants

          Basics of accounting terms, concepts, financial
          statements, tools for preparing your business records
          and ratios.
          (length 52 minutes)

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> Financial Statements

          Learn the purpose and content of the three basic
          statements - Profit & Loss, Cash Flow and Balance
          Sheet. Use Ratios to evaluate your statements.
          (length 19 minutes)

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> SBA's Role in Lending

          Explains the SBA’s use of loan guarantees to assist
          lender decisions including a Loan Feasibility Test.
          Highlights the many other services offered for the
          small business.
          (length 8 minutes)

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> Funding Alternatives

          Learn about the many options to gain funding for a
          startup business. Sources usually are debt, equity
          or grants. Some are unique like CrowdFunding,
          Receivable Factors, Leasing, Pension Funds, etc.
          (length 24 minutes)

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> Buying a Business

          Weigh your personal goals against owning a business,
          ownership options, business evaluation, your team and
          seven steps in the buying process.
          (length 50 minutes)

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> Selling a Business

          As a seller, learn about evaluation, options in selling,
          the seller’s team and the steps to complete a sale.
          (length 20 minutes)

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> Income Taxes- Schedule C

         Covers key options on the business Schedule C for sole
         proprietors and LLC’s. Cites differences with S Corp.
         (length 35 minutes)

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> Income Taxes – Form 1040

          Integrates a Schedule C into the personal return of the
          owner, Self-Employment taxes and quarterly estimates.
          (length 31 minutes)

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> Property & Casualty Insurance

          An overview of the options to pass risks to an insurance
          company: Property, Liability and Automobile Coverage.
          (length 33 minutes)

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> Disability Insurance

          Can your business survive if you are disabled? Review
          how you can lower the risks to yourself and your
          business, plus look at your options.
          (length 16 minutes)

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OPERATIONAL SERIES


> Build Your Own Website

          “Do It Yourself” - Using a template.
          Register a domain name, select a
          design, add custom content and
          create a 3 page website.
          (length 54 minutes)

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> Hire a Professional Developer

          What is involved if you hire a designer
          versus a “Do It Yourself” approach.
          Website specification, vendor
          evaluation and selection.
          (length 32 minutes)

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> Upgrade Your Website

          Continue your own “Do It Yourself”
          website by adding features and
          changing levels of service.
          (length 39 minutes)

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> Find Your Website

          This simple “Do It Yourself” SEO
          showing you five ways your website
          is found and ways to enhance your
          internet presence.
          (length 36 minutes)

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> Issues in Leasing Space

          Learn about the issues in leasing
          space, what a lease is, terminology
          and negotiated terms.
          (length 26 minutes)

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> Non-Profit 501(c)3 Formation

          Learn the thirteen steps required to
          create a non-profit entity. Includes
          terminology, tips, etc. Key is
          IRS Form 1023 and Pub. 557.
          (length 35 minutes)

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