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SBA National Small Business Week Webinars

May 2, 2017 @ 11:00 am - May 4, 2017 @ 2:00 pm

- Free

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As part of National Small Business Week, April 30 – May 6, the U.S. Small Business Administration, SCORE and cosponsors from Visa, YP, Google, Salesforce, Constant Contact and Chase will be hosting numerous training webinars/webcast. The webinars/webcast are free of charge, but registration space is limited on a first-come, first-served basis.

Register : https://www.sba.gov/nsbw/webinars – *Note times in links are listed in Eastern Daylight Time.

NSBW 2017 – Webinar/Webcast Schedule

The U.S. Economic Outlook and Its Impact on Small Businesses
Presented by Visa
May 2, 2017
11-12 p.m. PDT

Join Visa Economist, Jay Hawkins, as he shares the near-term outlook for the U.S. economy including the health of small businesses, consumer spending, housing prices and more.

In this session, Hawkins will cover:

An analysis of which demographic segment(s) will provide opportunities for future spending growth, partially derived from VisaNet data.
The current economic expansion.
Whether the slowdown in job growth in March is expected to persist, or if job growth is expected to rebound for the balance of 2017 and 2018.
Register here: https://cc.readytalk.com/registration/#/?meeting=kq61i7knmzxb&campaign=91jrfdtyov2

5 Fabulous Habits of Local Business Champions
Presented by YP
May 3, 2017
11 a.m.- 12 p.m. PDT

Learn how to go from being a local business owner to a local business CHAMPION by having a:

Consistent and accurate online presence across all sites
Business profile full of rich content like videos, images and reviews
Well-designed, easy-to-navigate website
Business phone that’s answered!
Solid social media marketing strategy

Register here: https://cc.readytalk.com/registration/#/?meeting=15u3wsfhcnhk&campaign=sft38grdkaqm

Grow Your Business Online
Presented by Google
May 3, 2017
1-2 p.m. PDT

People no longer “go” online, they live online. More than ever, it’s important for businesses to show up in the critical moments when potential customers search for answers, products, and services they need.

In this session, learn the basics of connecting with customers online, including reaching local customers with a free business listing, search engine optimization tips to help your website be found, and an introduction to online advertising.

Register here: https://cc.readytalk.com/registration/#/?meeting=5xpy5hhc8g1t&campaign=gjkbtesqmzvb

The Future of Small Business Innovation (Webcast)
Presented by Salesforce
May 4, 2017
11:30 p.m.-12:30 p.m. PDT

Hear how small businesses are turning innovation into growth. Salesforce LIVE webcast “The Future of Small Business Innovation” — find out how some of the world’s most successful companies are using innovation to propel business growth.

Register here: https://www.salesforce.com/events/esmb/sba-innovation-webcast/

How to Write Your Email Content in 15 Minutes or Less
Presented by Constant Contact
May 4, 2017
12:30-1:30 p.m. PDT

Struggling to find the words, images and the right calls-to-action that make the biggest impact with your email marketing?

With just about 15 minutes and an easy-to-follow formula, you can kick writer’s block to the curb and be confident that you’ll know exactly what to say to create an effective email marketing message.

In this you will receive:

A worksheet to help you write your marketing email in 15 minutes or less and advice on how to use it
Guidance on keeping your email marketing focused on your business goals
A simple checklist to reference before you hit send
An opportunity to ask questions and interact with our workshop presenters

Register here: https://cc.readytalk.com/registration/#/?meeting=w7h2t3nfs4p3&campaign=4u348rhqap5d

Find the Hidden Money in America
Presented by Chase
May 4, 2017
2-3 p.m. PDT

There are so many hidden opportunities available to entrepreneurs, but many don’t know where to look for them. If you don’t take advantage of these opportunities, in the form of grants, contracts, government programs, and private sector resources, you are leaving money on the table.

In this webinar, best-selling author, Nely Galán, gives advice on how and where to pursue the hidden money in America.

You will learn about:

The importance of having your own money
How entrepreneurship provides a path to empowerment
Taking advantage of hidden opportunities

Register here: https://cc.readytalk.com/registration/#/?meeting=v0iioflv4wvh&campaign=mmcrl3tbysfa

For additional information on National Small Business Week, please visit http://www.sba.gov/smallbusinessweek

Co-sponsorship Authorization #SBW2017 SBA’s participation in this cosponsored activity is not an endorsement of the views, opinions, products or services of any Cosponsor or other person or entity. All SBA/SCORE programs and services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis.


May 2, 2017 @ 11:00 am
May 4, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
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