U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to Visit Jamestown

North Dakota Farmers Union 1415 12th Avenue SE, Jamestown, ND, United States

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office from the Rocky Mountain Region will be providing a free presentation to discuss the patenting process. Light refreshments will be provided. This event will be held at the North Dakota Farmers Union and it is open to the general public.

Entrepreneurial Journey: Rumpelquiltskin’s Kari Bies @ Uptown Kulm Cafe

Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center Event - RumpelQuiltskin - Kari Bies Starting a business? Learn about a North Dakota Entrepreneur's Journey! WEDNESDAY, OCtober 4, 2017 Noon to 1 p.m. Join us for a discussion with Kari Bies, owner of Rumpelquiltskin in Wishek, about her entrepreneurial journey.  Coffee and light refreshments will be provided. Event location: Uptown...

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Free

Open Coffee Hour – Ostlie’s Sunnyside Acres

Think One Million Cups in the rural setting and you'll find the Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center's Open Coffee Hour an equivalent to bringing you relevant content directly from an entrepreneur. On Saturday, October 14th from 11 a.m. to noon at Ostlie's Sunnyside Acres (http://www.ostlieacres.com/)in Carrington, you'll learn about how Mike and Lindsay, an entrepreneurial duo,...

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Free

Intro to E-Commerce with Founder of RealTruck.com

INTRODUCTION TO E-COMMERCE October 24 - Intro to E-Commerce with Scott Bintz SPONSORED BY THE JAMESTOWN REGIONAL ENTREPRENEUR CENTER www.jrecenter.com Taught by Scott Bintz Scott Bintz founded RealTruck.com<https://www.realtruck.com/> in the basement of a duplex in 1998, that has grown into a 100+ million dollar e-commerce super-store on a mission to make people’s lives and vehicles...

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2017 Manufacturing Day – October 26th

On Thursday, October 26th, the Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center will be facilitating an educational presentation of the local manufacturing industry.  This is an invitation only event.  For more information, please contact Katherine Roth at Katherine.Roth@uj.edu or 253-4112. 2017 MFG DAY Proclamation                            

Business Model Canvas Training @ University of Jamestown

Starting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, November 1st at Orlady Hall in Room 22, the Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center will provide a training on the Business Model Canvas, which was developed by Alexander Osterwalder. The Business Model Canvas is a strategic management and lean startup template that is used for developing a new business.  The...

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Open Coffee Hour – Nov. 13 – Lincoln & Nine in Harvey, North Dakota

On Monday, November 13th from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Cobblestone Inn's meeting room in Harvey, North Dakota, you'll learn about how Billie Jo Reutter, proprietor of Lincoln & Nine, started her entrepreneurial journey.  She will provide guidance and answer questions on how to start and maintain a business on Main Street and...

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Free

Startup Weekend: Have an idea for a website or mobile app? (Free Event!)

The hardest part of starting up is starting out. At Techstars Startup Weekend, you'll be immersed in the ideal environment for startup magic to happen.

Surrounded by smart, passionate people and with the best tools and approaches at your disposal, you’ll take giant leaps toward creating a business, becoming a founder, and connecting with the right people and resources.

Connect

Connect with people driven to build something new. Rich and diverse talent is a Techstars Startup Weekend staple.
Are you ready to meet your next (cofounder) (friend) (mentor) (investor)?

Discover

Discover where you are on the Entrepreneur's Journey.
Find the resources available near you.
Leave knowing the next steps you need to take on your road to success.

Learn

Learn what it really takes to start a company.
No book, panel, speaker, or blog post will teach you what you need to know.
The only way to learn is the experience of trying.

Start

It’s that simple. Techstars Startup Weekend is designed to get you going, FAST.
Your local Organizers will set up the ideal environment for you to be successful and learn as much as possible in just 54 hours.

The Schedule

Here's what happens during a Techstars Startup Weekend:
Day 1: Meet, Pitch & Team Up
Day 2: Learn & Work
Day 3: Present & Choose

Free Small Business Financing Training

Jamestown Senior Center in the Legacy Center 419 5th street northeast, Jamestown, North Dakota

Are you considering starting a small business or expanding an existing business? Would you like to learn more about financing your project? Please join us for this free seminar to learn more about Financial Management, including the steps to take before making a loan request, the importance of bookkeeping, the 5 "C's" of credit and...

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Free Small Business Workshop in Jamestown – Topics covered: Legal, Taxes, Insurance, and Financial Data Analysis

University of Jamestown - Larson Center - Classroom A 6000 College Lane, Jamestown, North Dakota

Four local experts will be providing guidance on the following topics relevant to small businesses: 8 a.m. - Tim Ottmar, Ottmar & Ottmar, P.C. - Legal Considerations for Small Businesses 9 a.m. - Duane Dunn, Schauer & Associates - Tax Issues for Small Businesses 10 a.m. - Lindsey Vogel, Witthauer Financial Group - Insurance for...

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Free

Coffee Hour in Cooperstown – Learn about one North Dakotan Entrepreneur’s Journey!

On Monday, January 15th at 2 p.m. the Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center will be hosting a public discussion on the topic of entrepreneurship.  Paul Backstrom, owner of Precision Ag Results, will be sharing his entrepreneurial journey. This event will be held in the meeting room of the Coachman Inn in Cooperstown. Precision Ag Marketing Flyer...

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Free

Learn About Mary DePuydt’s Entrepreneurial Journey in Wishek!

Big Screen Bar & Grill 12 N 5th Street, Wishek, North Dakota

On Wednesday, January 17th, the Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center will be hosting a public discussion on the topic of entrepreneurship.  Mary DePuydt, owner of DePuydt Law Office in Wishek, will be sharing her entrepreneurial journey.  This event will be held in the meeting room at the Big Screen Bar & Grill in Wishek. Mary DePuydt...

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Free

Learn about a North Dakotan Quilter’s Small Business – Free Event in Jamestown!

Starting a business?  Learn about a North Dakotan Entrepreneur's Journey! Please join us on Tuesday, January 23rd at the Alfred Dickey Public Library (Lower-level Conference Room), for a discussion with Kari Bies, owner of Rumpelquiltskin of Wishek, about forming her small business.  This is a free event.  Light refreshments will be provided. Rumpelquiltskin - Kari...

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Free

Starting a business? Talk to Anita Fettig of Nita’s Attic in Jamestown and Napoleon about small business ownership!

White Maid Diner 301 Main Avenue, Napoleon, North Dakota

On Monday, January 29, 2018 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Join us for a discussion with Anita Fettig, owner of Nita's Attic in Napoleon and Jamestown, as we learn more about her journey into starting several small businesses.  This is a free event.  Light refreshments will be provided. Anita Fettig - Napoleon 2018 Event...

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Free

Learn about a local restaurateur’s business! Join us at the Fireside Family Restaurant in Ellendale!

Fireside Family Restaurant 415 89th Street SE, Ellendale, ND

On Tuesday, February 13th from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., join us for a discussion with Peggy Gilbert, owner of the Fireside Family Restaurant in Ellendale, as we learn more about how she started her restaurant.  She will field questions from how she started a local small business to how she creates her house made delicious...

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Free

Small Business Financing Workshop

University of Jamestown - Unruh-Sheldon Building, Room 132 6000 College Lane, Jamestown, ND, United States

The Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center will be hosting a Small Business Financing panel discussion that will discuss startup financing, expansion financing, and family business financing topics. Representatives from organizations, such as Unison Bank, the Jamestown Stutsman Development Corporation, and the South Central Dakota Regional Council will be presenting information on financing opportunities and fielding questions...

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Free

JREC 2018 Women’s Business Summit – Tickets still available! Please call 253-4112 with any questions.

University of Jamestown - Reiland Fine Arts Center 6000 College Lane, Jamestown, North Dakota

On Tuesday, March 13th, the Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center (JREC) will be providing an opportunity for women-owned businesses in the surrounding area and interested parties to gather, network, and further discuss various topics such as marketing, cyber security, small business financing, North Dakota demographics and area resources.  Each presentation will be led by trainers from...

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Free

2018 Youth Tech & Entrepreneurship Event – Regional STEM/Entrepreneurship Event

Students will learn how to create their own computer game using Scratch software with the guidance of seasoned computer science professionals.  Teams will be comprised of four (4) students and must minimally have one female team member.  Students will be competing for the top three prizes to bring back to their schools. In addition, students...

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Free

Coffee Hour with Ellie Lux, owner of Rustic Roots in LaMoure – Friday, March 30th from noon to 1 p.m.

Join us for a discussion with Ellie Lux, owner of Rustic Roots, as she shares insights on how she started her business, in LaMoure.  In addition to being a florist, Ellie is also an accomplished photographer. This is a free event.  Coffee and light refreshments will be provided. This entrepreneur-led community discussion will be held...

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Free

Intro to Social Media Training – Free Event – Valley City Public Library

This Introduction to Social Media training will be led by Katianne Brockpahler at the Valley City Public Library on Thursday, April 12th from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the meeting room.  She will guide you through the process of finding your social media voice, choosing social media platforms, creating and curating content, identifying strategies...

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Free

Intro to Social Media Training – Free Event – University of Jamestown Campus

University of Jamestown - Unruh-Sheldon Building, Room 132 6000 College Lane, Jamestown, ND, United States

This Introduction to Social Media training will be led by Katianne Brockpahler at the Unruh-Sheldon Building in room 132 at the University of Jamestown on Monday, April 16th from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. She will guide you through the process of finding your social media voice, choosing social media platforms, creating and curating content,...

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Free

Small Business Coffee Hour – Meet with Jill Vandehoven, owner of Looks for You Hair Salon – Carrington

Dakota Central in Carrington 630 5th St N, Carrington, ND

Please join us from noon to 1 p.m. as we learn from Jill Vandehoven, owner of Looks for You Hair Salon and Laser Hair Loss Therapy of ND, LLC, about how she started her businesses and the business development resources that are available to start and expand local small businesses. To register for this event,...

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Free

Rural Innovation – Student Tour of Tatanka Wind Farm in Ashley, North Dakota

Tatanka Wind Farm

The Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center is organizing an event for area high school students to visit the Tatanka Wind Farm, the largest wind farm in North Dakota.  This is an educational tour focusing on the subject of rural innovation. The Tatanka Wind Farm is owned by Acciona Energy, a subsidiary of Acciona based in Madrid. ...

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Facebook Live! May 22nd – Steps to Starting a Daycare with Anita Fettig

https://www.facebook.com/JRECenter/

On Tuesday, May 22nd from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.  join us for a Facebook Live! presentation on the steps to starting a daycare by Anita Fettig. "Like" and "Follow" the Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center on Facebook to receive a notification for this event.   https://www.facebook.com/JRECenter/

Free

Small Business Coffee Hour with Annie Keffeler @Babb’s Coffee House in Jamestown – May 25th – noon to 1 p.m.

Babb's Coffee House 101 1st Avenue South, Jamestown, ND, United States

After walking away from what could have been a terrible accident, Annie realized she was being called to develop an equine assisted therapies program and A Moment of Freedom was born. A Moment of Freedom continues to learn, gain experience and grow in hopes of having a student in the saddle by the spring of...

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Free

Zen Sleep Consulting

Wimbledon Community Grocery & Cafe 401 Center Street, Wimbledon, North Dakota

    Join us for a discussion with Annie Schlecht as we discuss her small business, Zen Sleep Consulting. Zen Sleep Consulting helps children and parents have a peaceful relationship with sleep. Annie works one-on-one with parents to create a personalized plan based on a child's specific needs. Clients have been "rest" assured due to...

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Free

Community Discussion on Small Business Ownership

Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center Unruh-Sheldon Building, Room 109, Jamestown, North Dakota

Hello! Please join us for a conversation on small business ownership. We will discuss the resources that are available to start and grow a small business.

Free

Life, Simply Coached

Angelic Nook 1007 Alder Avenue, Harvey, North Dakota

Join us for a discussion with Lenore Benson, as we discuss her small business, Life, Simply Coached, a Christian & Exhortation life coaching service. Coffee and light refreshments will be provided. Why does life coaching work?  "Coaches have the ability to view things from afar — in what some call ‘helicopter vision’ — and to shed new light on...

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Free

Art & Flowers

Art & Flowers 119 7th Street North, Oakes, North Dakota

Please join us at Art & Flowers in Oakes as we discuss with Mindy Presler how she started her small business, which is a full service floral shop that also offers original artwork, Kuchen, and coffee. We will also discuss the business resources available to help start and grow a small business.        ...

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Free

Community Discussion on Small Business Ownership

jamestown regional entrepreneur center Unruh-Sheldon Building, Room 109, Jamestown, North Dakota

Hello! Join us for a community discussion on small business ownership. We will discuss the resources that are available to start and grow a business in the region.  

Free

ASHLEY INN, Coffee hour with Clarence Gilstead

103 W main St, Ashley, ND 58413 103 W main St, Ashley, ND, United States

Learn more about one North Dakota small business owner's journey! Wednesday, August 8th from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Join us for a discussion with Clarence Gilstead at the Wild Rose Cafe, as we discuss how he started his small business, the Ashley Inn. We will also discuss the business resources available in the area...

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Food Entrepreneurs – Local Meetup

Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center Unruh-Sheldon Building, Room 109, Jamestown, North Dakota

Greetings! The Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center is excited to form a local food entrepreneur community group to help you go from recipes to products and products to profits. All are welcome. We will be meeting at the Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center's office space, which is located at the University of Jamestown campus in the Unruh-Sheldon...

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Free

Local Makers Meetup – Selling Goods Locally and Online

Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center Unruh-Sheldon Building, Room 109, Jamestown, North Dakota

Greetings! The Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center is hosting its first Local Makers Meetup in Jamestown. We would like to create a community of makers for a variety of goods to identify the types of resources that are needed to strengthen this emerging, local community of artisans. We will meet at the Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center,...

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Free

Free E-Commerce and Social Media Marketing Training

Dakota Central 630 5th Street North, Carrington, North Dakota

Are you self-employed? If so join us on Thursday, September 6th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for a free E-Commerce training in Carrington, N.D. offered by Google's Get Your Business Online Program, Elegant Designs, Made Midwest and the North Dakota Department of Tourism. Agenda: 9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. - Kim Schmidt, Digital Manager,...

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Free

Quickbooks Tutorial with Schauer & Associates, P.C. CPAs

University of Jamestown - Unruh-Sheldon Building, Room 132 6000 College Lane, Jamestown, ND, United States

Please join Schauer & Associates, P.C. CPA's as they discuss both your individual Quickbooks questions and provide small group live tutorials on introductory topics. Please bring your laptop with Quickbooks, if you so desire, for hands on experience. Presenters will be Amie Oettle, CPA, Jennifer Bollingberg, CPA, Megan Aldinger, CPA, and Ashley Christ, CPA. This...

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Free

1st Entrepreneurship Club Meeting

Unruh-Sheldon Building, Room 109 6000 College Lane, Jamestown, ND, United States

Entrepreneurship Club at the University of Jamestown! We would like to extend a warm welcome to you. Our mission is to provide entrepreneurial-minded students at the university, as well as the the community the ability to share ideas, connect with practicing entrepreneurs from the area, and receive input from other entrepreneurs. The Entrepreneurship Club is...

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Free

Homecoming Street Fair at University of Jamestown

University Of Jamestown - Allen Field 6000 College Lane, Jamestown, North Dakota, United States

The University of Jamestown is hosting a Homecoming Street Fair on Saturday, October 6th. This year marks the 26th anniversary of the Homecoming Street Fair, held the Saturday of Homecoming prior to the football game. The Street Fair is a time where students, families, community members, alumni and friends can enjoy each other’s company, shop local...

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Free

Food Entrepreneurs – Local Meetup

Unruh-Sheldon Building, Room 109 6000 College Lane, Jamestown, ND, United States

Greetings! The Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center is excited to form a local food entrepreneur community group to help you go from recipes to products and products to profits. All are welcome. We will be meeting at the Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center’s office space, which is located at the University of Jamestown campus in the Unruh-Sheldon Building. The office suite is...

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Free

Local Makers Meetup – Selling Goods Locally and Online

University of Jamestown - Unruh-Sheldon Building, Room 132 6000 College Lane, Jamestown, ND, United States

Greetings! The Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center is hosting more Local Makers Meetup in Jamestown. We would like to create a community of makers for a variety of goods to identify the types of resources that are needed to strengthen this emerging, local community of artisans. We will meet at the Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center, which is located...

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Free

Local Makers Meetup – Selling Goods Locally and Online

University of Jamestown - Unruh-Sheldon Building, Room 132 6000 College Lane, Jamestown, ND, United States

Greetings! The Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center is hosting more Local Makers Meetup in Jamestown. We would like to create a community of makers for a variety of goods to identify the types of resources that are needed to strengthen this emerging, local community of artisans. We will meet at the Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center, which is located...

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Free

Manufacturing Day

Jamestown, North Dakota

On Wednesday, October 17th high school students will meet with regional manufacturers to learn more about the manufacturing industry and hear first hand from an industry specialist on how to start and build a career in the field. Students will gain insights with a tour of a facility.  

Free

Quickbooks Tutorial with Schauer & Associates, P.C. CPAs

McIntosh County courtroom 112 1st St. NE, Ashley, ND, United States

We had our QuickBooks training last time in Jamestown and it was a good turnout. Therefore, Crystal Schaunaman, McIntosh County Extension Agent, would like to take on another one in Ashley, ND this November and we actually look forward to seeing you there! Please join Schauer & Associates, P.C. CPA’s as they discuss both your individual...

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Free

IPad Training with Ruth Schadler

University of Jamestown - Unruh-Sheldon Building, Room 132 6000 College Lane, Jamestown, ND, United States

Valuable iPad tips & tutorials. Find easy-to-follow instructions for making the most of apps & accessories. Turn your iPad into a practical & purposeful tool to assist small to medium sized business owners by incorporating websites, text marketing, SEO, E-commerce, digital and social media into their marketing strategies. Discover everything you need to know about...

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Free

Food Entrepreneurs – Local Meetup

Unruh-Sheldon Building, Room 109 6000 College Lane, Jamestown, ND, United States

Greetings! The Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center is excited to form a local food entrepreneur community group to help you go from recipes to products and products to profits. All are welcome. We will be meeting at the Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center’s office space, which is located at the University of Jamestown campus in the Unruh-Sheldon Building. The office suite is...

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Free

Entrepreneurship Club Meeting at the University of Jamestown!

University of Jamestown - Unruh-Sheldon Building, Room 132 6000 College Lane, Jamestown, ND, United States

We would like to extend a warm welcome to you. Our first meeting was a good turnout! Therefore we would like to host another meeting in November. Our Entrepreneurship Club's mission is to provide entrepreneurial-minded students at the university, as well as the the community the ability to share ideas, connect with practicing entrepreneurs from...

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Free

Traditional Marketing Training with Patrick R. Pfeiffer and Curt Sayler

University of Jamestown - Orlady Building, Room 121 6000 College Lane, Jamestown, United States

Traditional Marketing Still Has a Place in Digital Marketing Traditional marketing is a rather broad category that incorporates many forms of advertising and marketing. It's the most recognizable types of marketing, encompassing the advertisements that we see and hear every day. Most traditional marketing strategies fall under one of thesecategories: print advertisement, newsletters and radio spots....

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Free

Budgeting for your business with Annika Caldwell

University of Jamestown - Unruh-Sheldon Building, Room 132 6000 College Lane, Jamestown, ND, United States

Event host and founder of 23 & Debt Free, Annika Caldwell, understands firsthand the importance of getting a plan in place for your finances. Join us for an event focused on finances and business! Annika and her husband spent the first 26 months of their marriage paying off almost $97,000 of consumer debt. At the...

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Free

Local Makers Meetup – Selling Goods Locally and Online

Unruh-Sheldon Building, Room 109 6000 College Lane, Jamestown, ND, United States

Greetings! The Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center is hosting more Local Makers Meetup in Jamestown. We would like to create a community of makers for a variety of goods to identify the types of resources that are needed to strengthen this emerging, local community of artisans. We will meet at the Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center, which is located...

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Free

Envision YOUR 2019 with Mackenzie Tadych

University of Jamestown - Orlady Building, Room 121 6000 College Lane, Jamestown, United States

Mackenzie Tadych, grew up in small town-North Dakota with intentions of living her best life everyday by following the words of Gandhi, “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” She has been called to live out her passion for helping others discover their mission, envision it, and...

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Free

Food Entrepreneurs – Local Meetup

Unruh-Sheldon Building, Room 109 6000 College Lane, Jamestown, ND, United States

Greetings! The Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center is excited to form a local food entrepreneur community group to help you go from recipes to products and products to profits. All are welcome. We will be meeting at the Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center’s office space, which is located at the University of Jamestown campus in the Unruh-Sheldon Building. The office suite is...

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Free

Entrepreneurship Club Meeting at the University of Jamestown!

University of Jamestown - Unruh-Sheldon Building, Room 132 6000 College Lane, Jamestown, ND, United States

Our Entrepreneurship Club’s mission is to provide entrepreneurial-minded students at the university, as well as the the community the ability to share ideas, connect with practicing entrepreneurs from the area, and receive input from other entrepreneurs. The Entrepreneurship Club is all about helping aspiring future entrepreneurs to discuss potential business ideas and how to turn...

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Free

Local Makers Meetup – Selling Goods Locally and Online

Unruh-Sheldon Building, Room 109 6000 College Lane, Jamestown, ND, United States

Greetings! The Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center is hosting more Local Makers Meetup in Jamestown. We would like to create a community of makers for a variety of goods to identify the types of resources that are needed to strengthen this emerging, local community of artisans. We will meet at the Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center, which is located...

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Free

Food Entrepreneurs – Local Meetup

Unruh-Sheldon Building, Room 109 6000 College Lane, Jamestown, ND, United States

Greetings! The Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center is excited to form a local food entrepreneur community group to help you go from recipes to products and products to profits. All are welcome. We will be meeting at the Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center’s office space, which is located at the University of Jamestown campus in the Unruh-Sheldon Building. The office suite is...

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Free

Local Makers Meetup – Selling Goods Locally and Online

Unruh-Sheldon Building, Room 109 6000 College Lane, Jamestown, ND, United States

Greetings! The Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center is hosting more Local Makers Meetup in Jamestown. We would like to create a community of makers for a variety of goods to identify the types of resources that are needed to strengthen this emerging, local community of artisans. We will meet at the Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center, which is located...

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Free

Entrepreneurship Club Meeting at the University of Jamestown!

Unruh-Sheldon Building, Room 109 6000 College Lane, Jamestown, ND, United States

Our Entrepreneurship Club’s mission is to provide entrepreneurial-minded students at the university, as well as the the community the ability to share ideas, connect with practicing entrepreneurs from the area, and receive input from other entrepreneurs. The Entrepreneurship Club is all about helping aspiring future entrepreneurs to discuss potential business ideas and how to turn them...

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Free

Advertising on Instagram with Maggie Erickson

University of Jamestown - Unruh-Sheldon Building, Room 132 6000 College Lane, Jamestown, ND, United States

Maggie is currently a senior at the University of Jamestown with majors in Graphic Design and Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing. She has had experience using social media for businesses both on her own account and working for a marketing firm and engaging with their clients. Outline of items that will be covered:...

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Free

Entrepreneurship Club Meeting at the University of Jamestown!

Our Entrepreneurship Club’s mission is to provide entrepreneurial-minded students at the university, as well as the the community the ability to share ideas, connect with practicing entrepreneurs from the area, and receive input from other entrepreneurs. The Entrepreneurship Club is all about helping aspiring future entrepreneurs to discuss potential business ideas and how to turn...

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Free

Food Entrepreneurs – Local Meetup

Greetings! The Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center is excited to form a local food entrepreneur community group to help you go from recipes to products and products to profits. All are welcome. We will be meeting at the Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center’s office space, which is located at the University of Jamestown campus in the Unruh-Sheldon...

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Local Makers Meetup – Selling Goods Locally and Online

Greetings! The Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center is hosting more Local Makers Meetup in Jamestown. We would like to create a community of makers for a variety of goods to identify the types of resources that are needed to strengthen this emerging, local community of artisans. We will meet at the Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center, which...

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Considerations For Starting a Brewery and Distillery with Dr. Christiansen

University of Jamestown - Unruh-Sheldon Building, Room 136 6000 College Lane, Jamestown, United States

Have you ever considered starting your own brewery and distillery? If so, you're in luck! Dr. Katrina Christiansen, a local agricultural engineer and innovator, will be sharing insights on how to get started in this information session! The agenda will be as follows and will include plenty of time for Q&A - being compliant with...

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Free

2019 JREC Women’s Professional Workshop

University of Jamestown - Reiland Fine Arts Center

On Tuesday, March 5th, the Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center (JREC) will be providing an opportunity for women-owned businesses in the surrounding area and interested parties to gather, network, and further discuss various topics such as becoming a food entrepreneur, being entrepreneur ready, women in leadership, sexual harassment, starting a non-profit, and igniting your business and...

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$25

Food Entrepreneurs – Local Meetup

Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center Unruh-Sheldon Building, Room 109, Jamestown, North Dakota

Greetings! The Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center is hosting a local food entrepreneur community group to help you go from recipes to products and products to profits. All are welcome. We will be meeting at the Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center’s office space, which is located at the University of Jamestown campus in the Unruh-Sheldon Building. The...

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Free

2019 Youth Tech & Entrepreneurship Event – Regional STEM/Entrepreneurship Event

Students will learn how to create their own computer game using Scratch software with the guidance of seasoned computer science professionals. Teams will be comprised of four (4) students and must minimally have one female team member. Students will be competing for the top three prizes to bring back to their schools. In addition, students...

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Free

Entrepreneurship Club Meeting

University of Jamestown - Unruh-Sheldon - Room 109

Our Entrepreneurship Club’s mission is to provide entrepreneurial-minded students at the university, as well as the the community the ability to share ideas, connect with practicing entrepreneurs from the area, and receive input from other entrepreneurs. The Entrepreneurship Club is all about helping aspiring future entrepreneurs to discuss potential business ideas and how to turn...

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Learn how Web and Mobile App Development enhance your business!

University of Jamestown - Unruh Sheldon Building, Room 136

Join us for a discussion with Jacob Dahl, Director of Business Development at Onsharp, Inc. (www.onsharp.com) as we cover the importance of web and mobile app development for your organization's strategic marketing plan. We will be meeting at 6 p.m. in Room 136 in the Unruh-Sheldon building at the University of Jamestown. This is a...

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Free

Entrepreneurship Club Meeting

University of Jamestown, Unruh Sheldon Building, Room 109

Our Entrepreneurship Club’s mission is to provide entrepreneurial-minded students at the university, as well as the the community the ability to share ideas, connect with practicing entrepreneurs from the area, and receive input from other entrepreneurs. The Entrepreneurship Club is all about helping aspiring future entrepreneurs to discuss potential business ideas and how to turn...

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Free

WebEx/Conference Call with Megan Lewis, Owner of Milk Made Catering

University of Jamestown - Unruh Sheldon Building, Room 136

Megan graduated from Culinary School at MSCTC in Moorhead in 2010. After a stint running her own catering company, Megan moved to Fargo and eventually ended up working with her one true love, cheese! She is the proud owner of Milk Made Catering, a cheese centric catering company specializing in cheese and charcuterie platters and...

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Free

Entrepreneurship Club Meeting

Our Entrepreneurship Club’s mission is to provide entrepreneurial-minded students at the university, as well as the the community the ability to share ideas, connect with practicing entrepreneurs from the area, and receive input from other entrepreneurs. The Entrepreneurship Club is all about helping aspiring future entrepreneurs to discuss potential business ideas and how to turn...

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Marketplace For Kids

University of Jamestown

Marketplace For Kids teaches entrepreneurial and career awareness to students in grades 3-8, giving them their first look at running their own business, numerous career choices by hands-on experience and many times their first look at their local college and higher education. Its vision is for every student to receive entrepreneurship education and encouragement to...

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Free

Rural Innovation – Student Tour of Tatanka Wind Farm in Ashley, ND

The Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center is organizing an event for area high school students to visit the Tatanka Wind Farm, the largest wind farm in North Dakota.  This is an educational tour focusing on the subject of rural innovation. The Tatanka Wind Farm is owned by Acciona Energy, a subsidiary of Acciona based in Madrid. ...

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Training on Business Recordkeeping Techniques and Small Business Financing

University of Jamestown - Unruh-Sheldon Building, Room 132 6000 College Lane, Jamestown, ND, United States

Join us for a two-part discussion on the basics of business recordkeeping techniques and small business financing. One part will entail a conversation on sales tax compliance and recordkeeping, data management for ease of annual tax filings, payroll setup and recordkeeping, a review of Schedule C or Schedule F on the tax return, and a...

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Google Docs Training @ Dakota Central’s Jamestown Training Center

On May 21st, a training on Google Docs will be presented by Chris Mahoney, Chair of the Exercise Science department at the University of Jamestown. Data management is key in any small organization. Google Docs is a helpful tool to help you collect and organize data insights for future marketing use, as well as, manage...

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Calling ALL Women-Owned Businesses! Learn about the WBE Certification!

Please join us for a webinar presented by Yana Lentz on how to obtain a Women's Business Entreprise (WBE) Certification for your business. This webinar will provide guidance on the eligibility requirements to access America's largest corporate supply chains. Yana Lentz is the Associate Director of WBE Certification at the WBDC’s Minneapolis satellite office. She...

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Free

Digital Advertising For Local Businesses In 2019

Alfred Dickey Library Training Room in Jamestown 105 3rd Street Southeast, Jamestown, North Dakota

We're looking forward to a fun filled evening discussing various ways that local business owners/leaders like you can leverage the World Wide Web to benefit their business. Join us on Wednesday, June 26th at the Alfred Dickey Library lower-level training room in Jamestown from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Please register using the following link...

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Free

Quickbooks Roundtable Discussion

Do you have specific questions regarding Quickbooks that you would like addressed? Quickbooks Professionals Jennifer Bollingberg, Ashley Christ, Amanda Schlepuetz, Amie Oettle, and Megan Aldinger of Schauer & Associates, P.C., will sit down in small group formats to address questions on a variety of topics, such as bank account/credit card set up and reconciliations, invoicing,...

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Free

Quickbooks Training

University of Jamestown, Unruh-Sheldon Building, Room 109

Do you have specific questions regarding Quickbooks that you would like addressed? Quickbooks Professionals Jennifer Bollingberg, Ashley Christ, Amanda Schlepuetz, Amie Oettle, and Megan Aldinger of Schauer & Associates, P.C., will sit down in small group formats to address questions on a variety of topics, such as bank account/credit card set up and reconciliations, invoicing,...

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Free

Customized Quickbooks Training

University of Jamestown, Unruh-Sheldon Building, Room 109

Do you have specific questions regarding Quickbooks that you would like addressed? Quickbooks Professionals Jennifer Bollingberg, Ashley Christ, Amanda Schlepuetz, Amie Oettle, and Megan Aldinger of Schauer & Associates, P.C., will sit down in small group formats to address questions on a variety of topics, such as bank account/credit card set up and reconciliations, invoicing,...

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Free

Digital Marketing – Marketing Insights & Accountability Workshop

Room 134, Unruh-Sheldon Building - University of Jamestown

On Wednesday, July 17th from noon to 1 p.m., Tiffanie Honeyman, Founder and CEO, and Tanner Bechtold, Digital Marketing Specialist, of OpGo Marketing will be providing a presentation on Digital Marketing. Marketing Insights & Accountability Workshop Find out what you can learn from your website and how to measure success of marketing campaigns. Learn how...

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Free

How to Use Google Ads in 2019!

Alfred Dickey Library Training Room in Jamestown 105 3rd Street Southeast, Jamestown, North Dakota

Today competitive advantage is fleeting. If you examine the most innovative companies in every industry, you will see that they recognized how the internet is driving change across industries. In this workshop Jeremy Rupp, Business Strategist (www.jeremyrupp.com), will illustrate how leveraging Google Ads effectively can position your business to create a more robust sales strategy....

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Free

Cybersecurity For Business…Made Simple

Room 132, Unruh-Sheldon Building, University of Jamestown campus Jamestown, North Dakota

Please join us on Tuesday, August 6th as Art Bakke, Information Security Officer and Assistant Vice President at Starion Bank, provides a cyber security presentation to help you understand the threats, best practice solutions, and the resources available to better protect your organization's data. In his role at Starion Bank, Art provides oversight and management...

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Free

Cyber Security Training by High Point Networks, LLC

Room 136, Unruh-Sheldon Building - University of Jamestown

On Thursday, September 19th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Cyber Security professionals from High Point Networks, LLC will spend time discussing your organization's security strategy. They will share insights on how to protect company and customer information and meet regulatory requirements for data security. With cyber attacks on the rise, regulations mandating data protection...

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Free

Facebook Marketing Workshop

University of Jamestown, Unruh-Sheldon Building, Room 136

On Monday, September 30th at 6:00 p.m., please join Jimmy Slagle and Bryce Bakkegard, Co-Founders of Advest Marketing, as they provide insights about Facebook Ads, share best practices for efficiently and effectively using Facebook Ads, and discuss key metrics. After the presentation there will be a workshop/demo to give you the opportunity to work on...

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Free

2020 Women’s Business Conference Registration Link – Click Here

Reserve your spot by February 1st and pay only $15 to attend the Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center's 2020 Women's Business Conference. For just $15, attend this phenomenal event featuring respected North Dakota speakers, entrepreneurs, and visionaries. Designed to inspire and connect you with other empowering women, this event will provide you with the resources you...

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SBA Financing Presentation

On Wednesday, April 1st at 11 a.m., please join the Zoom meeting, as Eric Giltner, Senior Area Manager with the U.S. Small Business Administration, provides a presentation on disaster relief financing (EIDL). Please access the meeting tomorrow using the Zoom link below. Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/389377018

Free

Crisis Communications for Small Businesses

On Wednesday, April 7th at 11 a.m., please join a Zoom meeting on Crisis Communications for Small Businesses. Communication is essential during a time of crisis. During this webinar we will cover best practices for communicating with your Employees, Partners, Customers, Clients, and Community; how to use technology platforms properly to reach your audience; provide...

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Free

Reach Customers Online

Learn how customers find your business online and how to promote your business using Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Smart Campaigns in Google Ads. In this workshop we’ll discuss best practices for: • Improving your website’s visibility in Google’s organic search results, on all devices • Creating a free Google My Business listing • Advertising...

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Free

Create a Resume with Google Docs

In this workshop, you will begin a resume in a digital document; list your work, volunteer, and educational experience; and polish your resume with editing and formatting tips. In this session we’ll show you how to: - Create a professional resume using Google Docs Please visit the link below to register.

Free

Moving Your Business or Organization Online

From solutions that enable your staff and teams to work successfully from home, to the software platforms and processes you need to get your business selling online, this webinar will cover everything you need to know and the processes you need to think about, as you move your business into the online space. Other topics...

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Free

Using Data to Drive Business Growth

Learn best practices and analyze trends about how customers engage with your business online, then turn these insights into well-informed, actionable decisions. In this session we’ll introduce talk about: • Identifying business goals and how you plan to use your online presence to achieve them • Incorporating data into your marketing plan • Selecting tools...

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Free

Drafting Your Plan to Re-Open

While we are still navigating our new business climate, and making changes, it's not too early to start drafting your plan to re-open. You'll be taken through the thought and business planning process on what you need to start thinking about now, in order to map out your re-opening plan. To register please visit the...

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Free

Promoting Your Business in a Time of Crisis

This workshop will discuss how to advertise your business, products and services in a time of crisis. To register please select the link below.

Free

Get Your Local Business on Google Search

Learn about Google My Business, a free tool for local businesses who want to connect with customers on Google Search. Get hands-on help creating or updating your business profile or a simple website. In this session we’ll show you how to: • Create or claim your Business Profile on Google • Manage your business info...

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Free

Leadership Amid Crisis

While you are navigating your team or organization through uncharted territory, it's important as a leader, not to let your short term responses affect your long term goals. We will look at solutions and strategy for leading courageously, supporting your teams, and the power of positive self-talk.

Free

Small Business Discussion

This presentation will provide guidance on how to start and grow a small business. The topic of small business financing resources will also be discussed.

Free

Connect with Customers and Manage Your Business Remotely

Discover Google tools that can help business owners work and manage their business during this time of uncertainty. Plus, get insights on more online and timely resources for small businesses. In this workshop we’ll discuss: • How to update critical business information online • Keep customers informed • Conduct virtual meetings • Access important files...

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Free

LinkedIn Training

Find your next customer, job, or employee using Linked-In. Now, more than ever, this platform can help you market your business to new contacts, find a job, and hire your next qualified employee. We will go over basics including setting up a personal profile and a business profile, how to find jobs, employees, and your...

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Free

Collaborate, Meet and Work Remotely

Learn about Google tools that can help you work and stay productive no matter where you are. Plus, get tips on more free online resources to help you gain new digital skills. In this session we’ll show you how to: • How to schedule and host effective virtual meetings • Discover, collaborate on documents with...

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YouTube Marketing

Description: Get best practices for creating a YouTube Channel and compelling video content that promotes your products and services and drives engagement with your brand. In this workshop we’ll discuss best practices for: • Understanding different video formats • How to setup a YouTube channel • Making good creative, and how to target and measure...

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Free

Discussion on Mental Health for Entrepreneurs

Agenda: - Economic Challenges Impacting Mental Health - What Can You Do? - When to Seek Therapy Services - Emergency Services Information - Questions Bio: Kelly Sisson is a wife, mother, mental health therapist, podcaster and hippie at heart who loves Earl Grey iced tea, deep conversations, and encouraging others. She has wanted to change...

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SBA Financing for Small Businesses

Learn how the U.S. Small Business Administration's guaranteed loan products can assist your business with expansion, renovation, the purchase of machinery and equipment, construct leasehold improvements, finance receivables and working capital, refinance existing debt (with compelling reason), finance seasonal lines of credit, change ownership, and construct commercial buildings. This presentation will address small business financing...

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Free

Trade Adjustment Assistance Presentation

The Rocky Mountain Trade Adjustment Assistance Center (RMTAAC) helps companies reach employment and revenue growth that exceeds industry averages. RMTAAC is affiliated with the University of Colorado at Boulder. Their program is available to manufacturing firms headquartered in the U.S. Specific requirements to qualify for assistance include a decrease in sales or production and employment....

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Getting Entrepreneur Ready

Getting "Entrepreneur Ready"! In this workshop, we will be discussing the most important information for starting and maintaining a successful business. Specifically, we will discuss: • Why a business plan is important • Funding options for your new business • Finding work-life balance This workshop will be co-hosted by Kelly Richardson, the founder of Venone,...

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Audit Your Social Media

Participants will learn how to perform a social media audit for their business by observing social media platforms. This will teach them valuable observation skills and allow them to determine opportunities for the business to maximize their social media reach, and to ensure the business is "on-brand". Meeting ID: 997 0513 9914 Passcode: 617153 Join...

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Make Your Website Work for You

In this presentation, learners will discover how to create a search-friendly website that drives user action and supports their goals. Whether launching a new website or sprucing up an old one, this workshop will help. RSVP Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/692487125835073037

Free

Make Better Business Decisions with Analytics

Learn best practices and analyze trends about how customers engage with your business online, then turn these insights into well-informed, actionable decisions. RSVP Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2717923883640339469

Free

Business Writing for Social Media

In order to achieve success, your business must provide optimal customer service. This workshop offers a fresh perspective on how to communicate effectively with both your customers and team members. This workshop discusses writing effective email and social media communication. Join Zoom Meeting: https://uj-edu.zoom.us/j/91257263934?pwd=dXNPSkt5UG10eDdHU0ZsK2JrRlEzUT09 Meeting ID: 912 5726 3934 Passcode: 395931

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Creating Your Brand

During this one hour workshop participants will discuss their business ideas and discuss how to develop a brand, marketing strategies, logos and slogans. Join Zoom Meeting: https://uj-edu.zoom.us/j/97275806302?pwd=Z1IyRlZLZE1qM2hTVFZFYVd2SWV6dz09 Meeting ID: 972 7580 6302 Passcode: 462452

Free

Discussion with Dot Henke of Dot’s Pretzels-Date Change: Friday, Oct. 30th

Zoom Meeting

Join us for a conversation with Dot Henke, owner of Dot's Pretzels, as we discuss how her business leveraged the Pride of Dakota to grow and establish her brand. The date has changed to Friday, Oct. 30th for this event. Join Zoom Meeting Participant Link Meeting ID: 972 9197 7683 Passcode: 793103 Topic: Dot's Pretzels...

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Create a YouTube Channel with Compelling Video Content to Promote Your Brand

Virtual Workshop

In this workshop we’ll discuss best practices for: 1) Understanding different video formats 2) How to setup a YouTube channel 3) Making good creative, and how to target and measure the results RSVP Link: Registration Link This training workshop will be led by Dave Meyer, who is the owner of BizzyWeb.

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Find Your North with North Dakota Compass

Are you overwhelmed by the data and data tools around you? Do you want to understand your community, your customers, or your employee base? Are you looking for reliable data to support your grant applications or market research? Join this webinar presented by North Dakota Compass (ND Compass website) about how to find and use...

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Free

Workshop on Writing a Book with Katherine Pendergast

Virtual Workshop

Join us on Thursday, December 10th at 10 a.m. for a discussion with Katherine Pendergast on writing, editing, illustrating, publishing, and marketing a book. The zoom meeting details are included below. Topic: Katherine Pendergast - katssocks.com Time: Dec 10, 2020 10:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://uj-edu.zoom.us/j/92057568311?pwd=RWt2RG9EM1ZZckczMVdpdUNyb1hHZz09 Meeting ID: 920 5756...

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Free

Simple Steps to Begin Online Marketing

You have a sale or new product/service and your drop a post one day and share a meme the next day, then sit and wait for a sale...But what if you had a plan that helped you use social media and the online space like a marketing pro, so it all takes you less time...

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Cash Resolutions for the New Year

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cash-resolutions-for-the-new-year-tickets-133996245377

Are you ready to kick off January with the financial tools that are the building blocks of your business? Join this Q & A to learn more! About this Event: Do you have a business idea? Are you strapped for cash? Need to find some creative ways to raise capital? Look no further than this...

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Learn How a Clear Brand Helps You Earn More Online

Join us on February 16th at 10am to learn about the 3 things that entrepreneurs need to have defined for a clear brand. What does branding do for a business? It helps you post online to find more customers and genuine followers, plus it helps you earn more from your online business with less overwhelm...

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Learn the Basics of Google Ads

In this workshop you will learn how to reach more customers and grow your business with Google Ads. In this session we’ll talk about: - How to create an account and set up an ad campaign - How to write great ads, refine keywords, and include ad extensions - How to measure success RSVP Link:

Free

Women’s Business Conference Registration link – Register Today!

Zoom Meeting

During the week of March 8th, the Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center will be hosting a virtual Women’s Business Conference week designed to engage women in business to discuss important topics. These topics include market research tools and steps you can take every day to make determined-decisions, addressing burnout and self-care, and more! Join us for...

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Learn the Basics of Google Ads

Virtual Workshop

In this workshop you will learn how to reach more customers and grow your business with Google Ads. In this session we’ll talk about: - How to create an account and set up an ad campaign - How to write great ads, refine keywords, and include ad extensions - How to measure success

Free

Make Your Website Work for You

Virtual Workshop

In this presentation, learners will discover how to create a search-friendly website that drives user action and supports their goals. Whether launching a new website or sprucing up an old one, this workshop will help.

Free

Shopify Workshop

Virtual Workshop

In this workshop, we’ll provide an introduction to Shopify, discuss logging on and connecting your site domain, going through setup, adding apps, and reviewing shipping & taxes. The workshop will be followed by a general Q&A. This workshop will be led by Jessica Delvo, co-owner of A Life Untamed and owner of The Creative Dove....

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Free

Sales Funnels Simplified

Virtual Workshop

How much do you know about the process your customers go through from learning about you to buying from you? In this workshop, we'll talk about the basics of sales funnels--what they are, why they matter, and how you can identify where your customers are at in their buyer's journey so you can convert more...

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Free

Discussion with Author Carleen Hennenfent

Meeting room at Babb's Coffee House in Jamestown, ND 100 1st Ave S, Jamestown, North Dakota

Has a loss left you feeling lost? Carleen Hennenfent, author of the book Incomplete, will provide a presentation on the topic of grief. About this Event: After receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Mortuary Science from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Carleen Hennenfent worked for Eastgate Funeral Service in Bismarck, ND for 22...

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Free

Finding Government Work and Certifications Webinar

Virtual Workshop

Want to work in the government sector but having trouble finding opportunities? Join Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center, ND PTAC and SBA to search, find & identify the right government opportunities, check for qualifications, and understand scope of work. BONUS: you will learn about small business certifications that can be beneficial in federal government contracting. To...

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Free

Presentation on Small Business with Kim Nagle

Babb's Coffee Shop in Jamestown

Join us for a lunch and learn in the meeting room at Babb's Coffee Shop on Monday, August 23rd starting at 1 p.m. for a free presentation by Kim Nagle on small business. Kim Nagle, author of The DAMN Plan How to Find Freedom, Love, and Money In Your Business, will present a 60-minute workshop,...

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Free

E-Commerce Discussion – HealthyCricket.com

Zoom Meeting

Join us for a discussion with Amy Shaw and Nick Jacobs of HealthyCricket.com as we discuss how they leverage an e-commerce platform for the family-owned, farm-based business located in North Dakota. HealthyCricket.com provides the highest quality, allergen specific, nontoxic, gluten-free and fragrance-free skincare products. To register for this free virtual event, please visit https://uj-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAsfu2sqzIpG9IAr4RFMUzqtOL6YzZUayLE.

Free

Elevate Your Online Presence

Zoom Meeting

On Tuesday, September 14th from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. CST, Ricki Friedman will be providing a virtual workshop on elevating your online presence. We will discuss using social media to increase your impact and sales. This event is free to attend and registration is required. To register in advance, please visit https://uj-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0tcumspjopGdWIJEhI1ZquCbBVq8XIKahc After registering,...

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Free

Get the Sales You Want

Virtual Workshop

Join us for a virtual workshop with Carlynne Folkestad, graduate of the University of Jamestown and two-time business owner, to learn about the basic and advanced fundamentals of starting a business. Explore how to run a successful business and how to get the sales you want. Registration for the virtual event is found at https://uj-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIlf-Gurj0sHteHtEBuhpe7xoiqz-UEKJgJ...

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Free

How to Discover the Unique Selling Proposition of Your Business

Virtual Workshop

What's the number one issue I see holding my clients back? They can't articulate their unique selling proposition. Have you defined what your unique selling proposition is? Why should people buy from you rather than from your competition? You have something that makes you special--are you telling your customers about it? In this workshop, we'll...

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Free

Learn the Basics of Google Ads

Virtual Workshop

In this workshop you will learn how to reach more customers and grow your business with Google Ads. In this session we’ll talk about: - How to create an account and set up an ad campaign - How to write great ads, refine keywords, and include ad extensions - How to measure success Trainer Bio:...

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Free

Make Your Website Work For You

Virtual Workshop

In this presentation, learners will discover how to create a search-friendly website that drives user action and supports their goals. Whether launching a new website or sprucing up an old one, this workshop will help. To register, please visit https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/9130116276086411533

Free

Challenges and Opportunities: Preparing for the 2021 Holiday Sales Season

Virtual Workshop

As much as we wish everything were back to normal, we can expect another atypical holiday shopping season this year. Retailers and service business owners will be faced with some serious challenges, like supply chain disruptions and labor shortages, but also some unique opportunities. In this workshop, we'll discuss: - What problems to prepare for...

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Free

Sell Online With E-commerce Tools

Virtual Workshop

Learn how to sell your products online. We'll walk through listing your products for free with Google My Business and Merchant Center. And we'll show you one way to sell on your website, using an E-Commerce store built with Shopify. Plus, learn about more helpful tools to stand out online, such as Local Opportunity Finder...

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Free

Self-Care and Preventing Burn Out for Business Owners

Virtual Workshop

Join us on Friday, November 12th at 11 a.m. as we discuss the topic of Self-Care and Preventing Burn Out. The agenda for this workshop is as follows: Signs of Burn Out • How do we know we are burned out? • Physical Ailments • Mental Thoughts • Emotional Status Causes of Burn Out •...

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Free

DIY Graphic Design Workshop with Mindy Le

Virtual Workshop

Join us on Tuesday, December 7th at 6 p.m. to discuss the online resources available to help you with the creative art direction of your small business branding, marketing, and promotion strategies. Mindy Le, UJ Senior majoring in Graphic Design, will lead you on a discussion of the tools that will aid your small business,...

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Free

Meeting with SCORE

Virtual Workshop

On Monday, December 13th at 10 a.m., Del Carver with SCORE will be discussing the services provided by this organization. The website, SCORE.org, offers archived and live workshops for the small business community, as well as, the option for requesting a mentor. There will also be a general discussion on topics, such as on supply...

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Free

Small Business Financing Workshop

Virtual Workshop

Are you ready to kick off January with the financial tools that are the building blocks of your business? Join this Q & A to learn more! About this Event: Do you have a business idea? Need to find ways to raise capital? Look no further than this virtual finance tour. On January 25, the...

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Free

Get Your Local Business on Google Search and Maps

Virtual Workshop

On Tuesday, February 8th at 12 p.m., join us for a conversation on how to maximize the use of your local business profile on Google Search and Maps. Showing up when customers are searching online is more important than ever. Ensure customers can find accurate, updated information about your local business on Google Search and...

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Free

Reach Customers Online with Google

Virtual Workshop

On Wednesday, February 23rd at 11 a.m., join us for a conversation on how to Reach Customers Online with Google. In this virtual workshop you will learn how your business can be found online with Google. This workshop explains how Google Search works and how you can improve a website's visibility with Search Engine Optimization...

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Free

Virtual Women’s Business Conference – Week of March 7th

Virtual Workshop

The Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center's virtual Women's Business Conference series will be announced soon. Trainers will be presenting on a variety of topics to include cyber security, small business financing, burnout prevention, e-commerce marketing, recruiting talent, and more! The Speaker Schedule is as follows: Monday, March 7th – Chelly Ontis, Owner, Elegant Designs - Simple...

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Free

Make Your Website Work For You

Virtual Workshop

In this presentation, learners will discover how to create a search-friendly website that drives user action and supports their goals. Whether launching a new website or sprucing up an old one, this workshop will help. Registration Link

Free

Make Better Decisions with Analytics

Virtual Workshop

On Wednesday, March 23rd at 11 a.m., the Make Better Decisions with Analytics virtual workshop will provide an introduction to Google Analytics, creating and understanding reports, making goals, and using Google Analytics with other Google tools. Registration: Register Here About our trainer: Maria Elena Duron Maria is a speaker for Grow with Google partner program....

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Free

Stress Management Training for Entrepreneurs with Sue L. Hamilton

Virtual Workshop

Our workshop presenter, Sue L. Hamilton, is a dynamic woman that is full of energy and life. She has abundant ideas and years of business experience that have made her successful in many areas of life. She's known for her "tell-it-like-it" is approach, her love to help others achieve their goals, and to watch them...

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Free

Use YouTube to Grow Your Business

Virtual Workshop

In this virtual workshop you will learn how to use YouTube and the power of video to promote your business or brand. In this workshop we’ll cover: 1) How to create a YouTube channel 2) Adding videos and organize your channel 3) How to promote your business with video ads REGISTRATION LINK: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1222521012119881484 Speaker Bio:...

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Free

Boost Your Business Growth Through Brand Building

Virtual Workshop

During this one-hour webinar, we'll explore what makes a strong brand, why it's important for the businesses you work with, and how they can create a style guide and brand kit that build better brand consistency and attract more customers. Registration Link: https://grow.google/live-training/

Free

Systems, Structures and Strategies: A financial Guide for Entrepreneurs to Master the Core 4

Virtual Workshop

Included in this session: How to Master Active & Passive Income The 4 departments every successful business must have Structuring your business for success tax and legal tips How to create a strategic tax plan Money Mastery – debt, cash flow and retirement Risk management for the small business owner A Free personal financial assessment...

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Free

Introduction to Creating Video Content with Chezy.com

Virtual Workshop

On Wednesday, May 25th, Emma with Chezy.com will be guiding us through a virtual workshop on creating videos to enhance your strategic marketing plan. The virtual workshop agenda is as follows: - Why is video so expensive? - What sets Chezy apart? - How do you leverage video in storytelling? - Where does video fit...

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Free

How to Create a Travel Vlog and Blog Workshop

Virtual Workshop

In this workshop we will be discussing the various stages of vlog and blog creation, from concept, to planning, to capturing and telling the story, to post production, and the digital marketing to get your final product seen! Register in advance for this meeting: Registration Link After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing...

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Free

How to Read a Book in a Day & Remember It – Increase Productivity

Virtual Workshop

Registration link: When: Jul 19, 2022 11:00 AM Central Time Register in advance for this meeting: https://uj-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMoce2vqj4pHdPjldl2AJrFOr9JWFiS7s49 Do you ever feel like you've got more reading to do than time? You start your day with great intentions but soon enough, the books, reports, emails, and digital content just keeps piling up. You may even find...

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Speed Memory Techniques – Increase Productivity

Virtual Workshop

Registration: When: Jul 26, 2022 11:00 AM Central Time Register in advance for this meeting: https://uj-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcrcuutqDsqH9M-6EDIErlT3bQnRtAsB_SR Optimize your memory with brain-proven "sticky memory strategies" so that you activate the faster speed, focus, retention and comprehension you need to thrive in today's information economy. Remember the saying, "The faster you learn, the more you can earn."...

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Free

Use YouTube to Grow Your Business

Virtual Workshop

Register for this virtual workshop here: Click Here for Registration Get best practices for creating a YouTube Channel and compelling video content that promotes your products and services and drives engagement with your brand. In this workshop we'll discuss best practices for the following: - Understanding different video formats - How to setup a YouTube...

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Free

Sell Online With E-Commerce Tools

Virtual Workshop

To register, please visit https://grownebraska.org/september-7th-google-livestream-sell-online-with-ecommerce-tools/ Join us on Wednesday, September 7th at 12 p.m. for this free virtual webinar on how to Sell Online With E-Commerce Tools. Learn the best practices and analyze trends about how customers engage with your business online, then turn these insights into well-informed, actionable decisions. In this session we'll cover:...

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Free

Ask a Lawyer – Intellectual Property Basics for Businesses

Virtual Workshop

To register, please visit https://uj-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEvd-2urjIoHdUFxDUtVsgxeSMj_oAKnEfe Join us on Monday, September 12th at 5 p.m. as we discuss the basics of intellectual property. The virtual workshop agenda will be the following. - Discuss the basics of entities - How intellectual property is used - Discuss examples of how businesses have protected and used intellectual property Speaker...

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Free

Holiday Planning in 2022

Virtual Workshop

Registration: https://uj-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAuc-CsqDwpE90vhypmRFuHPRc5y3FZGWcR Create a solid plan for the best Holiday Season! In this session we will discuss: -Planning and Prep for the Holiday Season -Setting Holiday Sales Goals -Measuring and Tracking Results Speaker Bio: Ciara launched btqBOX, the first wholesale subscription box built exclusively for boutique owners. Gleaning from more than a decade of boutique...

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Starting a Food Truck

Virtual Workshop

Registration: https://uj-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZclcOuhpz8jEtxPIH_DVruyENe-fpGDbfrl Do you want to learn what it takes to start a food truck business? Would you like to find the keys to success and the failures to avoid? Would you like to know the points you need to think about before moving forward? Would you like to learn what next steps would be...

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Everyone Has a Story to Tell

Virtual Workshop

The event will be streamed here: https://youtu.be/a54EUdDULsc Discover how to share your story with a larger audience by learning ways to present the story in-person, in written or in imagery. Explore methods and tips for effective presentation techniques that engage your audience. Learn how to navigate the journey of storytelling in any format. Learn why...

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What is SMS Marketing and how to use it to grow your e-Commerce Sales

Virtual Workshop

Registration: https://uj-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0vceitqD0vGNTKT8wqr-G0Wa2kXenqq3gY Are you using SMS Text Marketing to Grow Your Business? Studies show that many contacts are tied to their smartphones and want to get their information through SMS (Text) Marketing. The key to successful SMS marketing is to make sure that the content benefits your contacts. Join our webinar to learn how to...

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Make Your Small Business More Accessible

Virtual Workshop

RSVP Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/9124617625850939916 When businesses build digital communications that allow people with disabilities to perceive, understand, navigate, and interact with products and services, it expands their market. Implementing accessibility best practices can help businesses grow, and improve the experience for all users. In this session we’ll show you how to: What does accessibility mean, online?...

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Small Business Benefits Package Virtual Workshop

Virtual Workshop

Registration: https://uj-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUod-Csrj4oG9KxHD7NAnXb56e6-Y0MyZUc This workshop will provide you up to-date information regarding employer options for developing and maintaining affordable employee benefits packages as well as compliance guidance on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Presented by: Sheyna Weisenburger with Stroh Associates Stroh and Associates is an independent brokerage firm specializing in employer paid benefits and...

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Digital Skills For Everyday Tasks

Virtual Workshop

Registration: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_oiBc4E5BQbmOrpC9U8UsSQ Learn how to manage work and life tasks more effectively using Google tools. Whether you want to build a budget, create a meeting agenda or organize your priorities, these best practices will boost your productivity. In this session we’ll show you how to: Use templates in Google Sheets to build a personalized to-do...

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Business Planning

Virtual Workshop

Registration: https://uj-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUkf-mtrDoiE9XmlE28xOKLZ4Ea66VNR2e6 Come ready to work on your business in this training. Business planning is a tool to help your business! It’s an opportunity to create a road map and tell the story of the business with a focus on key elements. Highlighted Topics: • Creating a Business Plan • Goal Development • Business Development...

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16 Lead Generation Strategies You’ve Never Heard of that Generate Results

Virtual Workshop

Registration: https://uj-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcvcuyoqDwvEt2tqgTmAjMdIQl5D_zbouuv Generating high-quality, cost-effective leads continues to be one of the most important–and most challenging–tasks for marketers. There are an infinite number of digital platforms available to achieve this goal and you’ve probably tried them all…with somewhat mixed results. This session will give you a much-needed fresh take on lead generation—from attraction to conversion—with...

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16 Lead Generation Strategies You’ve Never Heard of that Generate Results

Virtual Workshop

Registration: https://uj-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcvcuyoqDwvEt2tqgTmAjMdIQl5D_zbouuv Generating high-quality, cost-effective leads continues to be one of the most important–and most challenging–tasks for marketers. There are an infinite number of digital platforms available to achieve this goal and you’ve probably tried them all…with somewhat mixed results. This session will give you a much-needed fresh take on lead generation—from attraction to conversion—with...

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Increase Your Holiday Sales with Google Tools

Virtual Workshop

Registration link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/488446372754021392?source=JRC Description: Learn quick ways to promote your products online using Google tools as consumers shop during the holiday season. This workshop is most beneficial to small business owners and entrepreneurs who want to drive holiday sales. In this workshop, we’ll: ● Show how local brick-and-mortar businesses can list products on a Google...

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Credit Management: Understanding Personal Credit & Scores Webinar

Virtual Workshop

Registration: https://uj-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZctdu-tpzwvH9UlJM2sG9hsg3RXjyfK_648 Most people fund their first business with their personal credit not knowing the risk it involves. Join us as we share tips and best practices on how to get yourself back on track to better manage your personal credit and increase your score. You'll learn: • How personal credit works • How to...

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Credit Management: Understanding Personal Credit & Scores Webinar

Virtual Workshop

Registration: https://uj-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZctdu-tpzwvH9UlJM2sG9hsg3RXjyfK_648 Most people fund their first business with their personal credit not knowing the risk it involves. Join us as we share tips and best practices on how to get yourself back on track to better manage your personal credit and increase your score. You'll learn: • How personal credit works • How to...

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Techniques to Establish Business Credit Webinar

Virtual Workshop

Registration: https://uj-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIkcuiorT8iHNatrSwnvOmipAusSDu06w7F Establishing business credit is not as hard as you think. There are simple ways to get started in getting your business to stand on its own when it comes to credit. The fact is that many business loans are denied due to the lack of business credit. Join us and learn how to:...

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Techniques to Establish Business Credit Webinar

Virtual Workshop

Registration: https://uj-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIkcuiorT8iHNatrSwnvOmipAusSDu06w7F Establishing business credit is not as hard as you think. There are simple ways to get started in getting your business to stand on its own when it comes to credit. The fact is that many business loans are denied due to the lack of business credit. Join us and learn how to:...

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Sales – A How To Practical Guide Webinar

Virtual Workshop

Registration: https://uj-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0scO2rrj8jGd3z6hXkyFlVKXQ03wzihULA In this sales for the “non-sales professional” webinar, you will learn the fine art of how to sell without selling. Many sales seminars teach hard core selling techniques such as finding the “pain point”, “overcoming objectives” and “always be closing”. However, this program focuses on the softer side of selling, meaning how to...

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Sales – A How To Practical Guide Webinar

Virtual Workshop

Registration: https://uj-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0scO2rrj8jGd3z6hXkyFlVKXQ03wzihULA In this sales for the “non-sales professional” webinar, you will learn the fine art of how to sell without selling. Many sales seminars teach hard core selling techniques such as finding the “pain point”, “overcoming objectives” and “always be closing”. However, this program focuses on the softer side of selling, meaning how to...

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Startup Business Pitch Competition – Win a Cash Award!

Virtual Workshop

Do you have a business idea that you would like to pitch? We are looking for entrepreneurs from a variety of backgrounds to participate in the Startup Business Pitch Contest held virtually. Finalists will compete for cash awards in a Business Pitch Presentation. The deadline for entries will be Friday, December 2nd. Business Pitch submissions...

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Debt Free Challenge

Virtual Workshop

Registration link: https://uj-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwtdOuqqjovHtNTdpuiwSD6r9HDqJLplCMI Learn how to make a plan to get out of debt and finally take the paycheck you deserve. In this Live Coaching session we will discuss the following: - Understanding Your Cash Flow - Creating a System You Can Stick To' - Owning Your Plan Speaker Bio: Ciara launched btqBOX, the first...

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Winning Government Contracts

Virtual Workshop

Registration: https://uj-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZElduuoqTgoGNeO6uwmp2CPBAuMhAEL5XXm Winning Government Contracts Participants will gain awareness of programs, incentives, and opportunities available to businesses. In addition, we will highlight Registrations and Certifications Positioning your company Building a Capability Statement Finding Opportunities Reading Solicitations Submitting Proposals Speaker Bio: Cathy Lindquist serves ND PTAC program clients across our great state from a Fargo office...

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Bringing a New Product Idea to Market – Rural Innovation Series

Virtual Workshop

Register in advance for this meeting: https://uj-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEpcOqtpzspEtDvgM5k0n1vE9BOpgP4yYsT Do you have ideas for new products and/or processes? Join us for this exciting free virtual workshop presented on the topics of Idea Generation, Clarification and Prioritization. We will cover the following: The Process: - Concept & sketch - Iterative prototyping/testing - Elements of great design -Finding the...

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SBIR/STTR: Federal Funding for Your Innovative Idea – Rural Innovation Series

Virtual Workshop

Registration link: https://uj-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYsdu2opj4tEtDuGp0cQMbEYHEvmoPd7gTZ Find out how the government's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs can provide a source of R&D funding between the initial development of your innovative idea and proof that it has potential in the marketplace. The two programs make over $4 billion in high-risk, non-dilutive capital...

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2023 JREC’s Virtual Women’s Business Conference

Virtual Workshop

Registration at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2023-virtual-womens-business-conference-tickets-488083048537?aff=ebdssbdestsearch Seminars for Monday, March 6th Grant Writing Basics: How to Secure Institutional Funding for Your Nonprofit | 10AM CST With Stephanie Cory Grant research and writing can be time consuming, but they do not have to be complicated. This session will teach you how to position your organization for funding success as...

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Intro to Google Analytics

Virtual Workshop

Join Grow with Google Partner, Maria Elena Duron, as she shows you how to make better decisions with Google Analytics. Learn best practices and analyze trends about how customers engage with your business online, then turn these insights into well-informed, actionable decisions. In this session we’ll cover: An introduction to Google Analytics Creating and understanding...

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10 Steps for Better Marketing Emails

Virtual Workshop

Email marketing remains one of the best lead-generation and nurturing strategies, with solid ROI and better access to reporting, than almost anything else. However, a lot has changed in the past few years with deliverability, tracking and access to automation. We’ll cover some of the best practices of inbound marketing and email automation to get...

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Get Your Business on Google

Virtual Workshop

Join Grow with Google Speaker, Maria Elena Duron, as she shows you how to increase your visibility. Showing up when customers are searching online is more important than ever. Ensure customers can find accurate, updated information about your local business on Google Search and Google Maps, no matter which device they use. In this workshop,...

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Reach Customers Online

Virtual Workshop

Join Grow with Google Partner, Maria Elena Duron, as she shows you how your business can be found online with Google. This workshop explains how Google Search works and how you can improve a website's visibility with Search Engine Optimization (SEO). The session also introduces products like Google Business Profile, Google Trends, Search Console, Google...

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Exporting for Small Businesses

Registration link: https://uj-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIqcu6vrDwsHtdo5C5qNqWNoEUJTtVwmSkq This virtual workshop will share how to get started exporting your products/services to other markets and leverage the opportunities available to grow your business. It is now easier than ever to start exploring other markets outside of the United States. This webinar will cover: - How to leverage the opportunities in emerging...

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How to Start and Launch a Private Label

Registration link:https://uj-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEkfuqgqzsqE9RpMZ_95GYVMb5eHH_ijvOg This webinar will cover the necessary steps to take to successfully start and launch your private label brand. Topics will include: - What exactly is private labeling - Is private label the right choice for your business - Difference between private labeling & white labeling - What steps should you take to get...

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Learn the Basics of Google Ads

Virtual Workshop

Join Grow with Google Partner, Maria Elena Duron, as she takes you through the basics of Google Ads. In this workshop you will learn how to reach more customers and grow your business with Google Ads. In this session we’ll talk about: How to create an account and set up an ad campaign How to...

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Why Customer Acquisition Costs and Lifetime Value Are Important Metrics to Watch For Your E-Commerce Business

Virtual Workshop

Registration: https://uj-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIuc-2urjMoEtDDwL9RZyYuUkmPDcis3IX7 For any e-commerce business, customer acquisition costs (CAC) and customer lifetime value (CLV) are two of the most important metrics to track. These figures can help you understand how much it costs to acquire a customer and how much revenue they generate over their lifetime with your business. By understanding these metrics, you...

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Make Your Website Work for You

Virtual Workshop

In this presentation, Grow with Google Trainer, Maria Elena Duron will show learners how to create a search-friendly website that drives user action and supports their goals. Whether launching a new website or sprucing up an old one, this workshop will help.

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The 4 Pillars to My Business Being Found Online & Then What?

Virtual Workshop

Small business owners struggle with the daily demands of running their business. Thryv offers a simple software to help them manage their time, communicate with clients, and get paid, so they can take control of their business and be more successful. Speaker bio: Tricia Geffre is a Business Advisor at Thryv. Thryv includes everything small...

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Increase Sales with Google Tools

Virtual Workshop

Learn how to promote your products online using Google tools. Join Grow with Google Trainer, Maria Elena Duron as she shows how local brick-and-mortar businesses can list products on a Google Business Profile. We’ll also cover Google Merchant Center, a no-cost tool that allows both e-commerce and brick-and-mortar businesses to create free Product Listings on...

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Establish a Professional Domain, Website and E-mail

Virtual Workshop

Learn how to promote your products online using Google tools. Join Grow with Google Trainer, Maria Elena Duron as she shows how local brick-and-mortar businesses can list products on a Google Business Profile. We’ll also cover Google Merchant Center, a no-cost tool that allows both e-commerce and brick-and-mortar businesses to create free Product Listings on...

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Identifying Small Business Financing Resources in 2023 & 2024

Virtual Workshop

Join this virtual webinar to learn how to identify financing resources to build capacity for your business in 2023 & 2024. Attendees will learn about business financing for their specific needs, whether it's new equipment, cash flow, lines of credit, and more. Virtual Workshop Agenda: 1:00 - 1:30: USDA Rural Development 1:30 - 1:50: SBA...

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Turn Your Passion Into A Business on Etsy

Virtual Workshop

Etsy is a rapidly growing online marketplace for selling handmade goods, vintage items and craft supplies. With more than 80 million active buyers, there’s no better place to launch your own creative small business. In fact, sellers took home over 13 billion in sales in 2021 alone. The average successful seller on Etsy earns between...

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Understanding Financials with Ciara Stokeland

Virtual Workshop

The importance of being engaged in and familiar with your business’ financial statements cannot be stressed enough. Without understanding these statements, it’s impossible for business owners to know if they are making money, if they have the funds to keep up with their business expenses, and to plan for any kind of future growth or...

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Design Thinking for Entrepreneurs

Virtual Workshop

Discover how to create a collaborative environment where everyone is responsible for design. You will go through design challenges and sprints that can be incorporated into any workplace or startup, to unlock creativity and innovative thinking. In this session Grow with Google Trainer, Maria Elena Duron will introduce: The principles of the design thinking process...

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Coach Your Team to Success

Virtual Workshop

Understand the attributes and behaviors that make the best managers. Learn, practice, and build your skills as a coach for your team. Provide meaningful and developmental feedback to your team to maximize their performance and development. In this workshop Grow with Google Trainer, Maria Elena Duron will cover: The skills of great managers How to...

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Business Budgeting with Ciara Stokeland

Virtual Workshop

Take control of your business with a budgeting plan that's simple, reasonable, and effective. Now, more than ever, you need to understand the cash coming in and going out of your business. Learn about the reasons for budgeting, approaches to budgeting, instructional steps to budgeting, and critical strategies for staying within your budget. Speaker Bio:...

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Entrepreneurial Journey Discussion with Ciara Stokeland

Virtual Workshop

Join us for a discussion with Ciara Stokeland to learn more about how she started her businesses in online wholesale distribution and coaching. Ciara has served as a Keynote speaker for the Boutique Workshop Live Events in Minneapolis, Dallas, and Nashville. As well, she has been a Panelist at the International Franchise Association's National Conference....

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Entrepreneurial Journey Discussion with Katherine Pendergast of Kats Socks

Virtual Workshop

Join us for a discussion of starting a business writing books with Katherine Pendergast, owner of Kats Socks (Kats Socks Website). Kat is an award winning and 1# best selling author. Her books include Pickles the Dog, Adopted, Pickles the Dog, A Christmas Tradition, Pickles the Dog, Goes to School and Babies of the badlands....

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Day 1 Ecommerce Excellence: Unlocking Revenue Streams and Reach

Virtual Workshop

"Ecommerce Excellence: Unlocking Revenue Streams and Reach" is a training that provides ecommerce businesses with the strategies and tools to increase revenue and expand their reach. Topics covered include website optimization, effective marketing campaigns, social media engagement, customer service and retention, and data analytics. This training is designed to help ecommerce businesses thrive and succeed...

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Day 2 Thriving at Remote ECommerce: Nail It Before You Scale It

Virtual Workshop

The Thriving at Remote eCommerce training offers practical tips and strategies to create a successful eCommerce business from home. Our expert trainer will cover effective communication, time management, optimizing your workspace, streamlining operations, reducing costs, and increasing productivity.

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Day 3 If You’re not Measuring you’re not Marketing – Metrics That Matter

Virtual Workshop

In this seminar, participants will learn about the key metrics that matter in marketing and how to use them to optimize their campaigns. By measuring the right metrics, businesses can make data-driven decisions to improve their marketing strategies and see better results. This seminar will empower participants to stop wasting time and money on ineffective...

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Entrepreneurial Journey Discussion with Shawn Brennan of Epitaph Innovations

Virtual Workshop

Join us for a discussion of starting an e-commerce business with Shawn Brennan, owner of Epitaph Innovations (Epitaph Innovations Website). Epitaph Innovations uses latitude and longitude data for each gravesite, along with enabled user location settings to offer guests step-by-step directions to the gravesite of their loved one. The Epitaph Innovations platform is built to...

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Strategic Partnerships via Social Media with Luis Quiroz

Virtual Workshop

Wondering how to take your social media to the next level? If you've been curious about getting started with micro-influencers and business partnerships on social media, this webinar is for you. Get practical tips and techniques on getting started with strategic partnerships via social media for your business.

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Content Creation Tips with Luis Quiroz of Trending Socials

Virtual Workshop

Want to create content but don't know where to start? Luis will walk you through the fundamentals of content creation for your business pages that will generate engagement and convert into sales! Topics will include: Understanding Trends, Using TikTok and Reels, User Generated Content, and more.

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Intellectual Property Basics for Businesses

Virtual Workshop

Tom Kading has been involved in the entrepreneurial community in the North Dakota-Minnesota area for nearly ten years. He found that many attorneys struggle to bridge the gap between the needs of business and the advice attorneys provide. With an extensive list of subject matter experience, Tom Kading alongside his team at Fargo Patent &...

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Canva Tutorial with Morgan Palmer @ Muse Design & Photography

Virtual Workshop

Canva tutorial from start to finish with an eye for brand marketing and social media, including: - Booting up Canva and understanding the UI and tools. - Using Canva templates and making them your own with branding. - Using the right graphics, colors, and font for your brand and message. - What to include on...

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Human Resource Benefits for Small Businesses

Virtual Workshop

Join us for virtual workshop to learn about the Human Resources Benefits for small businesses. Stroh and Associates will be sharing insights on employee benefits, how to set up an affordable employee benefits program to include information about childcare tax credits, employee retention tax credits, retirement plans, flexible work, personalized well-being resources, and third-party administrators....

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Make Your Website Work for You

Virtual Workshop

In this presentation, learners will discover how to create a search-friendly website that drives user action and supports their goals. Whether launching a new website or sprucing up an old one, this workshop will help.

Free

Increase Your Sales with Google Tools

Virtual Workshop

Learn how to promote your products online using Google tools. We'll show how local brick-and-mortar businesses can list products on a Google Business Profile. We'll also cover Google Merchant Center, a no-cost tool that allows both e-commerce and brick-and-mortar businesses to create free Product Listings on Google. In this session we'll show you how to:...

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How to Write a Business Plan

Virtual Workshop

A business plan is a document that outlines your business’s financial goals and explains how you’ll achieve them. A strong, detailed plan will provide a road map for the business’s success! Nearly 70% of successful business owners recommend writing a business plan before you start a business, and yet, more than 10% of prospective business...

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Cyber Security Training with Lynn Soeth of High Point Networks

Virtual Workshop

Join us as we discuss the following topics with Lynn Soeth, Service Manager of Security Services at High Point Networks. - What makes a password weak? - Common password attacks - Password best practices - Spear phishing vs. traditional email phishing - Identifying phishing emails and what to do

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Overcoming Fears and Manifesting Success

Virtual Workshop

This workshop teaches the brain science behind how positive emotion expands our thinking and how negative emotion limits our thinking. In order to tap into our best ideas and creative solutions we must learn how to overcome fear and tap into more generative, positive feelings. Participants will learn how to shift from fear to possibility...

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U.S. Small Business Administration Presentation on 8(a) Contracting Program

Virtual Workshop

The 8(a) program can be a valuable tool for experienced socially and economically disadvantaged small business owners, who have already been in business for at least two years or more, and are interested in expanding their footprint in the federal marketplace. The 8(a) program offers unique and valuable business assistance. The 8(a) certification does not...

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Starting Your Business on eBay

Virtual Workshop

The Basics of Selling on eBay A great seminar for the “beginner”, small business owner, or the entrepreneur wanting to make eBay a primary business tool. During this fast-paced session, learn best practices to use when setting up an account, listing items for sale, taking payments, and shipping. Topics will include eBay appraisals and research,...

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Design Thinking for Entrepreneurs

Virtual Workshop

Discover how to create a collaborative environment where everyone is responsible for design. You will go through design challenges and sprints that can be incorporated into any workplace or startup, to unlock creativity and innovative thinking. In this session we’ll introduce: -The principles of the design thinking process -Applying the design thinking process to solve...

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Are You an Entrepreneur?

Virtual Workshop

ILT Academy wants to help build an abundance of problem solvers, innovators, and founders in North Dakota. This organization connects you with a greater community of startup support systems and the tools necessary to help your idea transform the world around us. Once you know the system, you can't forget it. This virtual presentation connects...

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Bookkeeping Made Easy

Virtual Workshop

Join our webinar, "Bookkeeping Made Easy," designed for small business owners. Learn practical tips and tools to streamline your financial records and gain control over your business finances. Discover simplified bookkeeping practices that will help you track income, expenses, and cash flow accurately. Reserve your spot now! We'll cover: Maximizing the Benefits of Effective Bookkeeping...

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Introduction to Wholesale for Product-based Businesses

Virtual Workshop

The clients will gain knowledge on the topics of vendor relations, product pricing and production capacity as they are vital prerequisites of every successful wholesale business. This information will help them scale their DTC business and grow revenue via new sales channels. Speaker Bio: Diana Barbiani is a highly accomplished and results-oriented entrepreneur and business...

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SEO Ranking Workshop

Virtual Workshop

Workshop Summary: This digital marketing SEO ranking workshop is designed to teach you the ins and outs of improving your website's search engine ranking. You will learn how to effectively use keywords, optimize your website's content and structure, and generate high-quality backlinks. Luis Quiroz from Trending Socials will guide you through the latest SEO trends...

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Get Found, Got Growth: Get Found on Search and Thrive Online

Virtual Workshop

Get Found, Got Growth is a training program designed to help businesses improve their online presence and increase their visibility on search engines. Led by expert trainer Maria Elena Duron, the program offers practical strategies to optimize your online presence and attract more customers. By attending this program, businesses can learn how to improve their...

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Valuable Visibility: Being an Expert on Your Customer

Virtual Workshop

Valuable Visibility: Being an Expert on Your Customer is a training that focuses on helping businesses differentiate themselves from their competitors by becoming an expert on their customers. By adopting a customer-centric approach, businesses can gain valuable visibility in their industry and become a trusted authority. The training covers topics such as market research, customer...

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