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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, Admin Panel,
          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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> 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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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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* Notes:

Step 1- Select webinar title of interest

Step 2- Click "Register" and complete the form

Step 3- Receive your Username and Password by confirmation email

 

Step 4- Download a copy of the slides for the presentation by clicking "Slides"
               and enter your Username and Password from Step 3

Step 5- Start your webinar by clicking "View"
               and enter your Username and Password from Step 3




Step 1- Select webinar title of interest

Step 2- Click "Register" and complete the form

Step 3- Receive your Username and Password via your activation email

Step 4- Download a copy of the slides for the presentation by clicking "Slides" and enter your Username and Password from Step 3

Step 5- Start your webinar by clicking "View" and enter your Username and Password from Step 3

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