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All LA SBDC workshops are currently being offered online only.

Due to the COVID-19 Safer-at-Home restrictions, all LA SBDC workshops are being rescheduled or offered online only. If you’ve registered for a workshop, please check your email or the calendar listing for the latest updates.

If your business is affected by COVID-19, view the LA SBDC COVID-19 Response Guide here.

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April 2021

PPP Forgiveness Webinar

Apr 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Webinar CA
Free

Will you be forgiven? Now that you have received PPP funding, you may be wondering or confused about PPP loan forgiveness. This workshop provides you with a detailed understanding of how to apply for forgiveness. For those who have not yet applied, you will also learn the terms and conditions for PPP funding.   The topics include: · PPP Purpose, overview and terms · The 60/40 Rule · Definitions of Payroll Costs · Definitions of Non-Payroll Costs · Covered periods…

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How To Sell When You’re Not A Salesperson

Apr 13 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Webinar CA
Free

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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The Retail Road to Recovery

Apr 14 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Webinar CA

The Retail Road to Recovery is an intensive 5-part class designed to assist existing brick and mortar retailers, restaurateurs, and services in their recovery from the challenges created by the COVID-19 shutdown and continually evolving regulations.   Who Should Attend? Brick & Mortar establishments are welcome to attend. A wait-list will be created for applicants once our capacity of 35 is filled. Future classes may be held if the demand is high.   Why Attend? Re-launching your business post-COVID will…

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Facebook Live For Business

Apr 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Webinar CA
Free

Facebook has over one billion subscribers. Now is the time to learn how to use Facebook Live Streaming to grow your business. This event will cover: 1) How to set up your account 2) Where to stream to get the most impact 3) What to stream to drive business/sales 4) How often to stream 5) The 5 C’s to increase more sales from your streams 6) Q&A REGISTER NOW

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Legal Entity Webinar

Apr 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Webinar CA
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 • Resale…

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Understanding Your Financials

Apr 20 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Webinar CA
Free

Do you receive financial statements from your accountant and not understand what those documents are telling you about the condition of your business? This seminar will help you understand the real purpose of financial reports such as Profit Loss statements and Balance Sheets and how to use these reports to more effectively manage your business. In addition, we will show you how to use a simple cash flow model that will help you do a better job of managing your…

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Retail Road To Recovery (Class 2 of 5)

Apr 21 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Webinar CA
Free

The Retail Road to Recovery is an intensive 5-part class is designed to assist existing brick and mortar retailers, restaurateurs, and services in their recovery from the challenges created by the COVID19 shutdown and continually evolving regulations.   Who Should Attend? Brick & Mortar establishments are welcome to attend. A wait-list will be created for applicants once our capacity of 35 is filled. Future classes may be held if the demand is high.   Why Attend? Re-launching your business post-COVID…

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Live Q&A: All About Marketing Your Business

Apr 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Webinar CA
Free

Join the Long Beach SBDC for our Live Marketing Q&A addressing questions on how to effectively market and grow your business. SBDC advisor and Business Growth Strategist David Mitroff Ph.D. and Brad Pollak, Director of the Long Beach SBDC, will interact live with the audience via Zoom and answer questions covering a broad range of marketing topics including cutting edge marketing ideas, business development strategies, how to leverage online platforms to grow your brand, mind-set and professional growth, ways to…

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Retail Road To Recovery (Class 3 of 5)

Apr 28 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Webinar CA

The Retail Road to Recovery is an intensive 5-part class is designed to assist existing brick and mortar retailers, restaurateurs, and services in their recovery from the challenges created by the COVID19 shutdown and continually evolving regulations.   Who Should Attend? Brick & Mortar establishments are welcome to attend. A wait-list will be created for applicants once our capacity of 35 is filled. Future classes may be held if the demand is high.   Why Attend? Re-launching your business post-COVID…

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Q&A: All About Social Media For Your Business

Apr 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Webinar CA
Free

Are you overwhelmed by Social Media marketing? Are you posting but not seeing likes convert to sales? Join us to learn how to turn followers into customers and have fun doing it. REGISTER NOW

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Increasing Business Visibility on Google

Apr 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn digital marketing strategies to grow your online brand by leveraging Google Search Engine Optimization (SEO), content marketing and social media interactions across platforms including websites, blogs, video-sharing, review sites, email marketing and event sites. This webinar will provide an overview of the 9 Key Areas to measure and grow your online presence as defined by David Mitroff, Ph.D. with examples from his consulting and recruiting work. Learning Points: • Learn ways to increase your visibility in Google’s organic search…

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May 2021

Retail Road To Recovery (Class 4 of 5)

May 5 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Retail Road to Recovery is an intensive 5-part class is designed to assist existing brick and mortar retailers, restaurateurs, and services in their recovery from the challenges created by the COVID19 shutdown and continually evolving regulations. Who Should Attend? Brick & Mortar establishments are welcome to attend. A wait-list will be created for applicants once our capacity of 35 is filled. Future classes may be held if the demand is high.   Why Attend? Re-launching your business post-COVID will…

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Retail Road To Recovery (Class 5 of 5)

May 12 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Webinar CA

The Retail Road to Recovery is an intensive 5-part class is designed to assist existing brick and mortar retailers, restaurateurs, and services in their recovery from the challenges created by the COVID19 shutdown and continually evolving regulations.   Who Should Attend? Brick & Mortar establishments are welcome to attend. A wait-list will be created for applicants once our capacity of 35 is filled. Future classes may be held if the demand is high.   Why Attend? Re-launching your business post-COVID…

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