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Assisting clients in Long Beach and the Gateway Cities

February 2023

Turning Your Dream Into A Business

Feb 9 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

This class will help you take the first steps to become a new business owner or legitimize a side hustle or hobby. In this class we will help you: • Figure out what you don’t know • Define your basic business model • Outline the basic steps of setting up your entity and bank account • Figure out the appropriate licenses, permits and insurances • Understand available funding strategies • Begin to form your basic business plan REGISTER HERE

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How to Set Up and Register Your Business

Feb 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

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 •…

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How to Create Content on Canva

Feb 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

In this hands-on interactive webinar, instructor Deborah Deras will teach you how to be successful at using organic, social media content in your marketing campaigns. Through incredibly effective use of social media content, Deborah herself has booked huge clients such as Verizon, Coca-Cola, Proctor & Gamble, NASA, Caltech, and J.P. Morgan.   You will learn how to: Create Instagram Reels/TikToks/YouTube Shorts on Canva How to create Carousel posts How to animate posts How to use your brand colors and fonts…

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How To Sell When You’re Not A Salesperson

Feb 15 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

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 has been built 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. • Understanding the components of an effective sales…

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Business Finance Literacy Series: Session 1 of 3

Feb 16 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Free

This series covers what you need to know, from bookkeeping to financial management. You will learn what data you need to record to how you can use that information to analyze business performance. Each class can be taken separately or combined for a thorough understanding. Session 1: How to handle the accounting and financial record keeping is one of the most difficult decisions company owners make. They ask questions such as: Should we use Quickbooks online, Quickbooks desktop or some other…

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Developing An Actionable Business Plan

Feb 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

You can’t get there if you don’t know what or where “there” is. This class is intended to assist both startups and expanding or scaling businesses in developing an actionable and measurable plan for the next steps in growing a profitable business. In this class we will actively work on: • Defining your business model • Identifying your place in the market • Identifying your customers and revenue channels • Identifying expansion opportunities • Costing and pricing • Revenue and…

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Business Finance Literacy Series: Session 2 of 3

Feb 23 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

This series covers what you need to know, from bookkeeping to financial management. You will learn what data you need to record to how you can use that information to analyze business performance. Each class can be taken separately or combined for a thorough understanding.   The remaining session is held from 9:30 am to 10:30 am on February 28, 2023.   Session 2: A simple Excel financial model can be created using your company’s financial data (historical and/or forecasted).  …

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Business Finance Literacy Series: Session 3 of 3

Feb 28 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Free

This series covers what you need to know, from bookkeeping to financial management. You will learn what data you need to record to how you can use that information to analyze business performance. Each class can be taken separately or combined for a thorough understanding. Session 3: Business owners struggle with business decisions that affect the financial health of the company. Are we selling at the right price? Are we making money? Can we afford to hire someone?   Many times,…

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