Nov
29
Tue
Preparing for Tax Season | Closing Out the Books and Preparing for 2023 @ Virtual Webinar
Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

2022 is quickly coming to a close, are your financial records in order? Anxious about preparing for tax season? Join us on Tuesday, November 29 at 10:00 AM as we learn from Tom Tanner, Regional Advising Director, IRS Registered Agent about preparing for Tax Season and tips to close out your books for 2022 and prepare for 2023.

Attendees will learn about:

  • Year-end tax planning
  • 2022 Tax benefits
  • Audit readiness
  • Financial reporting
  • Bookkeeping tips

Who should attend: Current Small Business Owners

Note: This workshop is not being recorded

7 Cybersecurity Tips for Holiday Shopping Online @ Virtual Webinar
Nov 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

If history is any indication, this holiday season will likely attract cybercriminals who are on the prowl for sensitive user information. And, they aren’t just hacking individuals or large organizations.

Join us to learn more.

A confirmation email with the Zoom login information will be sent after registration, please be on the lookout for it.
Dec
1
Thu
Use YouTube to Grow Your Business @ Virtual Webinar
Dec 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Let’s talk about YouTube! Are you thinking of creating a YouTube Channel? Are you currently using YouTube for your business? Now sure how to get started or how to build your channel? This is the webinar for you. During the webinar, we will review why you should get started on YouTube if you don’t already have a channel, how to create and promote videos that can help you achieve your business goals, and how to measure the effectiveness of your activities on YouTube. This is also the perfect webinar for those that have thought about creating a channel, are just starting with YouTube, or have a channel but really aren’t sure what to do with it.

Presented by Grow with Google speaker, Randi Penfil

Thanks to Shenandoah Valley SBDC, Capital Region SBDC, Central Virginia SBDC, Laurel Ridge SBDC, SBDC Lynchburg Region, and Virginia State SBDC for hosting this webinar along with Grow with Google.

Dec
6
Tue
Retail Cybersecurity: Tis the Season to Be Wary @ Virtual Webinar
Dec 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Small Businesses are vulnerable and, like consumers, must keep a vigilant eye over their data.

Join us to learn the most common threats during the holiday season.

A confirmation email with the Zoom login information will be sent after registration, please be on the lookout for it.
Dec
8
Thu
Mobile Apps: How to plan, Execute & Launch @ webinar
Dec 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Does your business need a mobile app?

In this bootcamp you will learn if your small business will benefit from having a mobile app, and the steps to successfully deploy and market your app on the app stores. Areas covered include:

  • Market Research
  • App Scoping
  • Finding a Developer and Budget
  • App Business Planning
  • Marketing Approach
  • Building a Prototype
  • Launching an App
  • Promoting App

Presented by Cameron Nelson, CV SBDC and Virginia SBDC Chief Digital Advisor


Please be on the lookout for a Zoom registration link a few days prior to the event.
Start Smart Workshop @ Virtual Webinar
Dec 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Start Smart Workshop @ Virtual Webinar

Do you reside in the Shenandoah Valley area of Virginia and are thinking about starting a new business?

Do you have questions about how to move forward? Are you considering moving your hobby into a more structured business form? Have you already started your small business and now realize you may have missed a few things?

Your Shenandoah Valley SBDC has answers, information, and resources to help!

In our Start Smart Workshops, we discuss the path to good decisions and a successful start. You’ll learn to take a thorough 360° approach to your business and all its components – from product development to target marketing to financial projections and bookkeeping. We also cover the regulations and registrations you need to know.

Follow-up appointments are then available with SBDC business advisors to focus on your individual business growth needs.

Note that this is a live, on-line Webinar.

Fee: No Cost

Dec
13
Tue
5 Cybersecurity New Year’s Resolutions for 2023 @ Virtual Webinar
Dec 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Jumpstart your New Year with these essential tools and tips to help your small business succeed next year.

A confirmation email with the Zoom login information will be sent after registration, please be on the lookout for it.
Make Better Business Decisions with Google Analytics @ Virtual Webinar
Dec 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join us as we discuss and analyze trends about how customers engage with your business online, then turn these insights into well-informed, actionable decisions. We will discuss using Google Analytics to help you collect and interpret real-time information, review some of the reports and terms used so you can learn more about your target audience and how to achieve your business goals. During this session, we will:

– Identify business goals (and how you plan to use your online presence to achieve them)
– Incorporating data into your plan
– A focus on introducing Google Analytics and how to use this tool to make better business decisions
– Introducing Primary and Secondary Dimensions

Presented by Grow with Google speaker, Randi Penfil

Thanks to Shenandoah Valley SBDC, Capital Region SBDC, Central Virginia SBDC, Laurel Ridge SBDC, SBDC Lynchburg Region, and Virginia State SBDC for hosting this webinar along with Grow with Google.

Jan
10
Tue
Start Smart Workshop @ Virtual Webinar
Jan 10 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Start Smart Workshop @ Virtual Webinar

Do you reside in the Shenandoah Valley area of Virginia and are thinking about starting a new business?

Do you have questions about how to move forward? Are you considering moving your hobby into a more structured business form? Have you already started your small business and now realize you may have missed a few things?

Your Shenandoah Valley SBDC has answers, information, and resources to help!

In our Start Smart Workshops, we discuss the path to good decisions and a successful start. You’ll learn to take a thorough 360° approach to your business and all its components – from product development to target marketing to financial projections and bookkeeping. We also cover the regulations and registrations you need to know.

Follow-up appointments are then available with SBDC business advisors to focus on your individual business growth needs.

Note that this is a live, on-line Webinar.

Fee: No Cost

Jan
25
Wed
Start Smart Workshop @ Virtual Webinar
Jan 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Start Smart Workshop @ Virtual Webinar

Do you reside in the Shenandoah Valley area of Virginia and are thinking about starting a new business?

Do you have questions about how to move forward? Are you considering moving your hobby into a more structured business form? Have you already started your small business and now realize you may have missed a few things?

Your Shenandoah Valley SBDC has answers, information, and resources to help!

In our Start Smart Workshops, we discuss the path to good decisions and a successful start. You’ll learn to take a thorough 360° approach to your business and all its components – from product development to target marketing to financial projections and bookkeeping. We also cover the regulations and registrations you need to know.

Follow-up appointments are then available with SBDC business advisors to focus on your individual business growth needs.

Note that this is a live, on-line Webinar.

Fee: No Cost