Upcoming Webinars – June 2019
The Marathon Chamber partners with our SBA reps to provide quality training and also information to you, our valued members.
Connect with Customers Through Video
Tuesday, June 11, 2019, from 1 pm to 2 pm EST
Today, video content is a vibrant and popular part of the online experience. This creates an opportunity for businesses to re-imagine the role that video content plays within their marketing strategy.
Join this webinar, being presented Certified Google AdWords Trainer Matt Weber, for best practices to connect with customers through online video.
In this session, we’ll discuss how to:
- Integrate video into your online strategy
- Plan and produce videos on a budget
- Promote your videos to your target audience
Understand Basic Financial Statements to Better Your Business
Thursday, June 13, 2019, from 1 pm to 2 pm EST
The number one reason why small businesses fail is not that owners aren’t passionate about what they do, but that they don’t understand their numbers.
Phyllis Johnson, owner of PKJ Consulting, will explain how to become more informed and make better financial decisions simply by understanding these 3 basic financial statements: profit & loss, balance sheet, and also cash flow statements.
Participants will also learn monthly financial tips to ensure the success of your business.
SBA Loans 101 – What Borrowers Should Know
Thursday, June 20, 2019, from 8 am to 9 am EST
Join us to learn valuable information on borrowing money to start or grow a small business. Whether your business needs $500 or $5 million, the SBA offers a wide range of loan programs to suit your needs. During this live webinar we will cover:
Overview of SBA loan programs
How to determine what loan program is the best fit for your business
Insight into what a lender looks for when reviewing and evaluating a loan application
Available resources to help
Don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn how your business can get the funding it needs
Power Up Your Brand with Promotional Products
Thursday, June 20, 2019, from 1 pm to 2 pm EST
Is your brand instantly recognizable or is it as good as invisible? How can you make sure it gets the attention it deserves? The good news is, you don’t have to spend a fortune on ads to boost your brand’s presence and get noticed. In fact, you can stay on people’s radar for two years or more just by using branded, promotional items.
Join this session, being presented by Carrie Kwapick-Nasvick and Heidi Ott with Deluxe Corporation, for tips on using branded retail packaging, apparel and also swag to turn heads and turn profits.
You will learn:
- How to make a lasting impression with branded packaging
- How to turn customers into volunteer marketers
- Popular promotional items your customers will love
You’ll also get a behind-the-scenes look at how promotional branding helped business owners on the “Small Business Revolution – Main Street” TV series make their presence known and also stand out from the competition
Facebook is Falling- Crucial Marketing Strategies You Must Activate Now
Thursday, June 27, 2019, from 1 pm to 2 pm EST
Facebook is on the decline and marketing on the platform has become more difficult. The “Facebook Apocalypse” which started early 2018 is for real and continues to gain momentum. There’s a lot more competition. Ad costs have risen and are also projected to soar even higher.
Can your business still thrive on Facebook? Should you diversify to other social platforms? And if so, which ones?
This webinar presented by the owner and president of The Ruby Marketing Agency, Lynn Ruby, will cover the essential strategies for Facebook marketing today, the mandate to diversify, and also where she recommends you invest your time and resources now:
5 things we know for sure about Facebook marketing
The 3 Facebook strategies CEOs must demand their social media team focus on and measure
2 social platforms that are hot on Facebook’s heels, and which one is right for you.
The hot Facebook trends from 2018 that tanked
5 global guidelines to help you know:
- When to post,
- What to post, and
- The best types of posts
Blogs and Recorded Business Training Videos
Encore Entrepreneurship for Women. This introduction to business planning is directed to women over the age of 50 who are interested in pursuing a second career and launching their own business.
5 Myths About Payroll Taxes
If you want to grow your business, you probably need to hire employees to help you. Becoming an employer and expanding your staff entails many responsibilities, one of which is overseeing payroll taxes. Unfortunately, there are many myths about these taxes.
Recorded webinars from SCORE – click here
SBA Learning Center – click here