To maximize the success of your business, invest an hour for six weeks in the free Business Success Seminars this spring at Lone Star College-CyFair.
This series of seminars, which have moved to Tuesdays, will cover elevator pitches, intergenerational marketing, facebook essentials, goal-setting strategies and QuickBooks. No sign up is required and there will be door prizes.
The free weekly Business Success Seminars will be held Tuesdays from 7:45 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. in the library, room 131 (unless otherwise noted) on the Barker Cypress campus at 9191 Barker Cypress. There is not workshop Tuesday, March 13 due to Spring Break.
|• Tuesday, Feb. 21: The Hidden Power of the Elevator Pitch - Do you ever get frustrated because you’re networking like crazy, but not generating the interest in your products or services that you would like? Breakthrough! Practice and master a short description of yourself and your business to captivate potential clients and customers with Terri Craig of MYMResults.|
|• Tuesday, Feb. 28: Get Yourself on the Map - Help your customers find you quickly and easily. Learn about services such as Foursquare, Google Maps, local search engine optimization, geotagging and local directories with Siva Yenneti of ITVibes.|
|• Tuesday March 6: Intergenerational Marketing! - Gen X, Millennials, Baby Boomers, and the Greatest Generation. How can you reach everyone with your message? Darlene Hajduk of Proline Supply Company reveals the secrets to understanding the different generations in order to sell to them.|
|• Tuesday March 20: Facebook Essentials for Business- Are you wondering how to market using Facebook? Join Melissa Rotholz, LSC-CyFair’s Director of Instructional and Organizational Development, in the library computer lab to set up your Facebook business page and get practical tips on how to promote using Facebook. You may want to bring your laptop. Note: This session meets in library computer lab 203.|
|• Tuesday March 27: Breakthrough Goal-Setting Strategies - Everyone dreams. Those with a plan succeed. Discover how to make your business plans a reality using well-defined goals that are clear and measurable, and that lead you in the right direction with Melissa Lombard of Red Bird Business Results.|
|• Tuesday April 3: QuickBooks for Small Business - Are your books cooked or just well done? Take a crash course in QuickBooks, an inexpensive and versatile software program. Find out if being your own bookkeeper is for you with Deborah Hroch of the University of Houston Small Business Development Center and Deborah Hroch & Associates, L.L.C.|
In addition to this spring series, check out the LSC-CyFair Library’s electronic business resources and software resources and the Small Business Development Center’s free business management consulting services.
For information on the spring Business Success Seminar series, which the Small Business Development Center and the LSC-CyFair Branch Library are sponsoring, go to LoneStar.edu/library/business-seminars or call 281.290.3214 or 832.482.1057.