Milton Public Library

Small Business Workshops

July & August Workshops

Locations: Bear, Dover, Georgetown, Milton, Wilmington & Woodlawn Public Libraries


Please note the new day and time: Wednesdays 12 to 1 PM for 2019


What Is Your Value Proposition?

July 17 @ 12 – 1PM

Presented by Pedro Moore, Venture Capital Advisor and Serial Entrepreneur, Founder of Funding Fuel and Bump N Play and Co-Founder of The coIN Loft

The value proposition is your business’s most powerful statement telling potential customers why they should choose you over your competitors. It is your core marketing message that is supported and reinforced by all other messaging. Learn what makes a value proposition impactful and how to use it effectively.


Get Important Advice from an Expert

July 24 @ 12 – 1PM

Presented by James A. Whisman, Jr., CPA, CFP, AEP, CLU of Colonial Financial & Tax Services LLC

Every business owner needs trusted advisors to act as a sounding board and to help with decision making. One of your advisors should be an accountant with experience related to business ownership at every stage from startup through growth to selling for retirement. Learn why your relationship with your accountant should be more than an annual visit for the completion of your tax returns.


Find Your Next Customer

July 31 @ 12 – 1PM

Presented by Janet Wurtzel, Delaware Libraries

Networking is the most effective way to connect with your next customer whether that’s an individual consumer, business or government agency. This workshop will prepare you to get results from your next networking event. Learn where you should network, how to prepare, what kinds of questions you should be asking and how you should describe your business.


Are you selling or are you telling? Why it makes a difference.

August 7 @ 12 – 1PM

Presented by Judy Taibi, CEO, J. Taibi Group, LLC – Sandler Training

In a digital world, your potential customers can know everything about you and your competition. How do you distinguish yourself from the crowd? Learn why and how you sell is even more important than what your sell.


Assessing Your Business Idea

August 14 @ 12 – 1PM

Presented by Tom Ziemianski of SCORE Volunteers

Is your business idea a home run? Evaluate your idea in advance to separate the good from the bad. 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 to consider a list of ten questions that you need to ask yourself.


Manage Your Rentals Properties Like a Pro!

August 21 @ 12 – 1PM

Presented by Evette Morrow, Broker & owner of ELM Properties

Learn how to manage your rental portfolio like the pros. Owning investment properties is a business and should to be treated that way. You’ll get all the tools you need to be successful at managing your rentals. Let a professional property manager show you how it’s done!


Questions? Email Janet Wurtzel