Small Business Workshops
SMALL BUSINESS ASSISTANCE
July & August Workshops
New Location: Woodlawn Public Library!
Bear, Dover, Georgetown, Milton, Wilmington & Woodlawn Public Libraries
Assessing Your Business Idea
July 19 @ 10:30 AM
Presented by Tom Ziemianski of SCORE
Is your business idea a home run? Evaluating your idea in advance can help separate the good from the bad. Remember that a good idea can become even better if you take the time to assess and fine-tune it. Before taking your first steps, come to this workshop, part of the series SCORE at the Inspiration Space, to consider a list of ten questions that you absolutely, positively need to ask yourself.
Your Body Can’t Count Calories and Neither Should You!
July 26 @ 10:30 AM
Presented by Dr. Robyn Odegaard & Russ Bruzzano
of RnR Journey to Health
Running your business is hard work. Do you have the energy to keep up with the demands of your business? Learn how to enjoy more energy and improve your health measures like lower weight, cholesterol and blood pressure using a whole-food, plant-based lifestyle and/or intermittent fasting.
Questioning Techniques: a primary tool in sales & customer service
August 2 @ 10:30 AM
Presented by Judy Taibi of Sandler Training
The two things that stop us from asking questions are believing that we already know everything we need to know and our busy days and the belief that we are saving time for us and our customers. What happens if we’re wrong? Learn how to craft questions to cut through smoke and mirrors, clarify your customer’s needs, and get to the right solutions more directly. Explore and role play proven questioning strategies, passive and active listening, use of tonality and body language, and customer engagement.
Google Search Results: Help Customers Find Your Business
August 9 @ 10:30 AM
Presented by Kerri Fox of Delaware Digital Media
Almost 75% of searches are done with Google. A Google My Business account insures that potential customers find your business when they “google”. Learn how to use this FREE tool to claim and verify your listing or create one, as well as optimize your information to show up in searches.
Business Basics: Planning, Financing and Managing
August 16 @ 10:30 AM
Presented by Mike McCafferty of Launcher, Deepa Singh of the Grow Delaware Fund and Amit Sachdeva of SCORE
This 3-part workshop will address important business basics with answers to these questions:
- What needs to be covered in a business plan with tools to figure out start-up and operating budgets
- How loan requests are analyzed by financial institutions and what options are available
- How financial statements play a key role in helping you manage and identify red flags
Rocking Social Media for Business
August 23 @ 10:30 AM
Presented by Mike, Trisha & Arianna Fox of Splash Design Works
Ready to rock your social media to help propel your business or organization to higher sales and an improved Return On Investment (ROI) of your marketing program/strategy? Mike, Trisha & Arianna will give you powerful insights and tips on which Social Media platforms are best for you and your business, time-saving tips, and how to use Social Media to your advantage.
Please be respectful of the presenter by being on time at 10:30 AM.