Contracts are necessary to protect and grow any business. But contracts are not easy to draft and hiring a lawyer can be expensive. Gina Pak is a LA SBDC advisor who is an entrepreneur and lawyer. She provides SBDC clients with legal information to help their businesses. During this workshop, we will: Cover the basics about contracts; Draft a contract together, specifically an independent contractor agreement (which you can use both when you hire and when you get hired); and Go over best practices when it comes to contracts for your business. You will walk away from this workshop not only feeling more confident about contracts, but also with a contract you can use right away!
Having a focused business plan has never proven so important. Successful business planning leads to successful business results, and the ability to change course when all around you is also changing. This workshop will cover all aspects of creating a business plan, as well as emphasize the importance of setting measurable strategies and tactics to help achieve these goals. In this interactive seminar, you will learn how to: -Break apart components of the business plan into manageable steps. -Define your business succinctly. -Research your competition and target market. -Develop your operating and marketing plans. -Start understanding your financial statements.
Digital Inclusion Convening presented by the Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce and Charter Communications
Digital Inclusion Convening - Charter Communications will be joined by local officials, Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, City of Long Beach Digital Inclusion Working Group, and Human IT to discuss Digital Inclusion, and bridging the digital divide for low-income residents.
Learn digital marketing strategies to grow your online brand by leveraging Google search engine optimization, content marketing and social media interactions across platforms including websites, blogs, video-sharing, review sites, and email marketing. This webinar will provide an overview of the 9 Key Areas to measure and grow your online presence as defined by David Mitroff, Ph.D. with examples from his consulting work with technology startups, restaurants, and retail clients, professional service firms and entrepreneurs. Key Points: ? Learn the fastest ways to grow your online brand ? How to continually reach new market segments ? Create a competitive advantage through social marketing ? Learn creative ways to leverage social media platforms to build online influence
Want to form an LLC? Don't know where to start? Form your LLC yourself with us! [Liam Moriarty is a LA SBDC advisor who is an entrepreneur and lawyer. He provides SBDC clients with legal information to help their businesses. Step-by-Step LLC Formation We'll walk through how to form an CA LLC as well as a DE LLC and register it in CA. At the end of the workshop, you'll be ready to file the relevant paperwork. LLC Operating Agreement You'll also leave the workshop with an understanding of why you need an LLC operating agreement and your first draft. AB5 Protection Although there is still a lot up in the air around AB5,being a B2B contractor (i.e. having a seperate legal entity like an LLC that do work under) can exempt you from the restrictions of the law. Having a legal entity, like an LLC, may make clients feel more comfortable hiring you. We'll discuss what to know about AB5.
Do you have questions about how to transition your business to a virtual one? This talk, led by David Mitroff, Ph.D., discusses business strategies to create your ideal virtual business. The conversation will focus on how to make new business connections, how to analyze your social media platform, how to review your website with a critical eye, and how to approach your overall marketing strategy.
Business owners and entrepreneurs must promote their business or products to investors, customers or clients. Often this is something they have never done before, and they lack training to approach the challenge. To address this situation, this workshop has been built to help you learn much of what you need to know. Topics covered include: * The psychological barriers that could be holding you back and the tools required to overcome them. * Understanding the components of an effective sales pitch. * Learning the tools necessary to build an effective pitch for your business/product. * The sales process, including how to develop a plan to address each client?s needs and set realistic goals for yourself.