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  • Want to Start Your Own Small Business? Check out this class from SCORE

    "How to Start Your Own Small Business" Workshop
    Friday, July 14, 8:15am-4:30pm,  
    Better Business Bureau
    720 Moorefield Park Drive, Suite 300 
    You Will Spend Years Running Your Business
    ONE Day to Learn How to Start It Right!
    Learn the basics of starting a small business from local, experienced, small business professionals.  In a lecture and open discussion format with peer entrepreneurs you will learn about:
    • Writing an Effective Business Plan
    • Step-by-Step Guide to Starting a Business
    • Website Design Strategies
    • Choosing the Legal Structure That's Right For You
    • Purchasing the Proper Business Insurance
    • Sources of Business Funding
    • Building Successful Marketing & Sales Plans
    • Bookkeeping Tips and Strategies  
    Fee:  Hundreds of dollars' worth of legal, financial, marketing and management expertise for only $90 (pre-paid) or $110 (at-the-door) (add a business partner for $50).  Fee includes paid lunch for all participants.
    Past workshop participant: "This was the best money I ever spent!  I wish I'd taken your workshop sooner"  
    First Step-2 Women Open
    Your Speakers: 

    Local small business owners and subject matter experts in business law, bookkeeping, insurance, marketing, business plan preparation, funding and more.  Local SCORE mentors with start-up skills and local market experience.  Join other local entrepreneurs for networking.   

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