Providence Public Library's FREE small business workshop begins April 1

Starting a Small Business?

Next FREE Workshop Series at Providence Public Library Begins April 1
 
PROVIDENCE, RI
-- If you are thinking of starting a business of your own and wondering where to begin, register NOW to get the basics through this FREE seven-part informational workshop series presented by Providence Public Library and RI SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives). The workshops will be held Saturdays beginning April 1 and running through May 13, from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm at Providence Public Library, 150 Empire Street, Providence.  You MUST register to attend the workshops!
 
RI SCORE counselors will present and discuss the various aspects of planning and owning a business. Library staff will discuss print and electronic resources available at the Library to   research your business and marketing plan.
 
To register: call 401-455-8005 or email your name & phone number to: pplref@provlib.org (please put "Attention: Ann P" in the subject line.) You may also sign up for individual sessions or the entire series online at: http://www.provlib.org/events/starting-small-business-workshop-series-42

WORKSHOP SCHEDULE
 
April 1 — Where Do I Begin? Administrative & Legal Considerations
April 8 — Show Me the Money Part 1 - Taxes for the Small Business
April 15 — Show Me the Money Part 2 - Accounting for the Small Business
April 22 — Grow Your Local Business - 3 Areas You Must Focus On: Marketing for Start-ups & Established Businesses
April 29 —  The World is Online - Effective Digital Marketing Strategies
May 6 — It’s Who THEY Know that Counts - The Art & Science of Power Networking & Sales 
May 13 — Putting It All Together - Writing Your Business Plan

(release from Providence Public Library)
 

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