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Starting a Small Business? Workshop Series

Saturday, October 20, 2012

9:30 AM-12:30 PM

Cost: Free

Providence Public Library
150 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903

Auditorium (3rd Floor)

If you are thinking of starting a business of your own and wondering where to begin, register NOW to get the basics through this FREE informational workshop series presented by Providence Public Library and RI SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives).

Members of RI SCORE will present and discuss the various aspects of planning and owning a business. Library staff will discuss print and electronic resources available to research your business and marketing plan.

You MUST register to attend the workshops!

WORKSHOP SCHEDULE
October 20 -- Administrative & Legal Considerations for Starting a Small Business
(Business name, legal structure, licenses & permits, start-up check list (20 items)
October 27 -- Marketing & Sales Planning (Customer considerations, demographics, channels of distribution, features & benefits, advertising, competition, pricing)
November 3 -- Social Media & Website Development
(Domain name, site provider, web site design, search engine optimization)
November 10 -- Small Business Accounting & Financial Management
(Start-up costs, balance sheet, P&L, cash flow)
November 17 -- How to Write an Effective Business Plan
(Loan requirements, marketing plan, financial plan)

Signups closed for this Event