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SCORE Chester and Delaware Counties has a February webinar to help your small business achieve success.
How to Start and Operate a Small Business
If you are thinking about “becoming your own boss” this is a chance to get an overview of the things you need to know at this February webinar Feb. 21, 6 to 7:30 PM.
You have come to the right place if you are in the early stages of thinking about starting a small business, or even, if you have started up your business, and realized you missed a few things.
Join attorney and SCORE presenter, Frank Farmer in a discussion of the ‘nuts and bolts” issues that should be considered when starting and operating a small business. Frank will discuss topics including the need and usefulness of developing a business plan; selecting a business organizational structure; fictitious name registration; licensing; hiring employees vs. independent contractors; obtaining tax identification numbers and other related topics (as time permits).
About the Presenter
A graduate of Widener School of Law and a member of the Pennsylvania Bar, Frank P. Farmer, Jr. has been engaged in the private practice of law since 1980.
Located in Kennett Square, PA, but providing services throughout the Delaware Valley region, Frank’s practice, concentrates in the area of small business transactions, which includes the representation of individuals and business entities; starting, operating, and/or buying/selling small businesses.
His services include, but are not limited to, incorporation services and registration of fictitious names; preparation and review of leases, contracts, employment agreements, shareholder/operating /partnership agreements; representation of buyers/sellers of businesses, conflict resolution, and problem-solving.
This program is being presented in partnership with the SBDC Kutztown, SBDC Widener, SBA, and Small Bussiness Assistance Center.
Small Business Cash Flow: Understanding Money Management
Understanding cash flow and money management is critical to tracking profits and reinvesting for business growth.
This February webinar, offered Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 1 PM, experienced entrepreneur Julie Brander will share practical ways to manage your cash flow, budgeting basics, and identifying business costs versus expenses.
Managing cash flow is one of the biggest challenges that small businesses face day to day. You need money to pay bills, make investments, pay salaries, and provide growth opportunities. And sometimes it’s a struggle to make the revenue you need to cover all those expenses.
You’ll learn the following:
- How cash flows in and out of your business
- Simple ways to use business and personal budgets
- Money management strategies
- How to invest your business profits
About the Presenter:
Julie Brander is an experienced entrepreneur, who has built businesses from the ground up, including manufacturing, wholesale, retail, and non-profit businesses. She has her MBA in Entrepreneurship has taught business courses on a college level, founded a nonprofit with expertise in fundraising. A dedicated advocate for small businesses with vast experience and knowledge in helping entrepreneurs start and expand their business.
She currently is involved with SCORE, Mentors to America’s Small Business and speaks on a regular basis on business topics for entrepreneurs looking to start and expand their business.
Getting Started With QuickBooks Online
Using QuickBooks® Online effectively enables you to improve cash flow and increase profitability. This seminar focuses only on QuickBooks® Online software.
At this Feb. 22 webinar, 10 to 11:30 AM, you will learn about:
- Getting started with QuickBooks® Online: Setting up your company file and chart of accounts.
- Protecting your data with passwords and preferences.
- Entering transactions: Recording receipts and disbursements; Managing receivables and payables; recording credit card transactions.
- Reconciling bank and credit card accounts.
- Creating key reports: profit and loss, balance sheet, open invoices, unpaid bills.
- Using classes, job tracking, and billable time and costs.
Millions of businesses and nonprofits use QuickBooks® Online software to manage their bookkeeping. Understanding how to set up and use the software correctly is the key to having accurate reports and useful data to help you run your business.
Using QuickBooks® Online effectively enables you to improve cash flow, increase profitability, and, for nonprofits, better manage programs and funding. This February webinar focuses only on QuickBooks® Online software.
About the Presenter
Angela Norkiewicz has 30 years of experience in private industry and public sector accounting, financial systems implementation, and business consulting.
She is a member of the QuickBooks ProAdvisor Program®, the Institute of Management Accountants, and Project Management Institute.
As a member of SCORE Chester and Delaware Counties Chapter, she volunteers her time to mentor and provide subject matter expertise in QuickBooks to small businesses.
Angela has an undergraduate degree from Drexel University and an MBA from Shippensburg University.
Recession-Proofing Your Business
Economic recession can significantly affect small businesses, but your business can weather an economic downturn if you are properly prepared.
Learn what challenges small businesses face during a recession, what is out of your control and what is in your control, and the simple steps you can take to prepare.
In this Thursday, Feb. 23 webinar at 1 PM, you’ll learn what challenges small businesses face during a recession, what is out of your control and what is in your control, and what simple steps you can take to prepare.
Regardless of the state of the economy, it’s important to control all aspects of your business so you can remain profitable during the good and bad times.
You’ll learn how to:
- Plan for the most common financial disruptions
- Manage your debt
- Manage inventory during supply chain disruptions
- Grow and maintain customer relationships
About the Presenter:
Julie Brander is an experienced entrepreneur, who has built businesses from the ground up, including manufacturing, wholesale, retail, and non-profit businesses. She has her MBA in Entrepreneurship has taught business courses on a college level, founded a nonprofit with expertise in fundraising. A dedicated advocate for small businesses with vast experience and knowledge in helping entrepreneurs start and expand their businesses.
She currently is involved with SCORE, Mentors to America’s Small Business, and speaks on a regular basis on business topics for entrepreneurs looking to start and expand their businesses.
Top 10 Social Media Management Tips for Entrepreneurs
This Feb. 23, 6:30 to 7:30 PM webinar will help you feel less overwhelmed about how to manage your business’s social media channels.
This February webinar will give you 10 essential tools to get you back on track to success.
This social media checklist covers:
- Finding the best person to manage your accounts
- Organizing your content quickly
- Leveraging your analytics for the best results
- Identifying tools to improve your process
- Creating SMART goals to drive engagement
About the Presenter
Carly Simon has dedicated 25 years to helping businesses and nonprofits grow their brand and marketing strategy, build customer relationships, and increase website and foot traffic.
Specializing in adult education, Carly enjoys connecting entrepreneurs with the best resources to launch their business and increase their business’s success.
A former Small Business Development Center consultant, Carly is now an international business marketing executive for Taylor & Francis research journals, writes online marketing courses for universities, and has her own consulting business, See Simon Consulting.
SCORE is the nation’s largest network of volunteer business experts. It is dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals with a variety of SCORE new year tools like webinars and workshops.
Make a difference as a SCORE volunteer.
Since 1964, it has provided education and mentorship to more than 11 million entrepreneurs nationwide.
SCORE Chester and Delaware Counties has been operating since 1985. It has 100 dedicated volunteers today. They provide confidential mentoring at no charge. They offer business seminars, workshops, and SCORE webinars to benefit the local community.
SCORE is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
Find out more about SCORE small business webinars and SCORE Chester and Delaware County.
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