A business plan is an essential tool for you as a business owner. It organizes your ideas and helps analyze the viability of your business before you start it. This interactive workshop helps you clarify your business concept and explain the basics of a business plan.
In this workshop, you will receive a basic business plan template, worksheets, and resources to help you complete your own business plan.
Whether it’s just an idea or you’re further along in your business research, this course is for you!
Note: this course is free but preregistration is required.
Instructor: Chris Holland, Juggernaut Marketing & Communications
Held in the Community Forum Room at Columbia Basin Trust, 445 13th Ave Castlegar BC.
Thinking about selling your products online?
This class helps you plan out your approach for selling your products online including packaging, shipping methods, payment methods, customer support, regulations, and legalities.
Learn about sites and services available for selling your products including marketplaces (e.g. Amazon), or online craft fairs (e.g. Etsy) or social networks (e.g. Facebook) as well as your own online storefront.
This class introduces you to several trusted online services and tools including: PayPal integration, WordPress for Artisans, Wufoo forms, Etsy, Wix, Volution, Squarespace, and Shopify.
Note: this is not a computer workshop; the format is a combination of lecture, presentation, and Q&A.
Deadline to register: Sept 20
Instructor: Nikta Boroumand, Maverick Designs
Instructor: Anthony Sanna
When it comes to small business marketing, publishing a podcast about your product or service is an excellent way to build authority and become known as a go-to person in your field. Podcasting can be a powerful tool that naturally draws attention to you and your business. Essentially, as a podcaster with recognized authority, prospects, clients and customers will come to you for your products and service. In this course, you’ll learn the basics and best practices of podcast creation – from idea development to communication techniques to equipment requirements and more. Whether you’re serious about starting a podcast or just want to know more, this course is for you. Please bring a pair of headphones or earbuds.
Registration Deadline: Sept 21