Dare to Sell with Persuasive Stories – Prince George’s County

  One of the finest ways to communicate and persuade a prospect to buy your ideas, products or services is through the use of persuasive stories. When this is done strategically, you can engage, connect and empower in a way that is subtle, but powerful. You know the best part? Stories are non-invasive! Psychologists and neuroscientists agree that storytelling is one of the best ways to emotionally connect and move people to take action. The key is to choose the right story in building rapport and helping your customers to remember you. It is worth-remembering that not every random story will work. You have to choose the stories that generate likability, credibility and above all, profitability. If you want to leverage the power of word-of-mouth marketing, then this workshop if for you. During this workshop you will learn: Where to find relatable stories to use in building your business The…

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Dare to Sell with Persuasive Stories – Frederick County

  One of the finest ways to communicate and persuade a prospect to buy your ideas, products or services is through the use of persuasive stories. When this is done strategically, you can engage, connect and empower in a way that is subtle, but powerful. You know the best part? Stories are non-invasive! Psychologists and neuroscientists agree that storytelling is one of the best ways to emotionally connect and move people to take action. The key is to choose the right story in building rapport and helping your customers to remember you. It is worth-remembering that not every random story will work. You have to choose the stories that generate likability, credibility and above all, profitability. If you want to leverage the power of word-of-mouth marketing, then this workshop if for you. During this workshop you will learn: Where to find relatable stories to use in building your business The…

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Confidence in Business Relationships – Montgomery County

  One of the most distinguishing characteristics between people who succeed in business and those who struggle has surprisingly little to do with their products, services, or even pricing. Many entrepreneurs are passionate, resilient, focused, and comfortable with risks, qualities that are vital for starting and growing a business. But two stand out that have a lot more influence over their success: one is confidence and the other is relationships. Relationships matter, and when you possess confidence – a true understanding of yourself and your product – you’re more likely to approach a stranger about your business idea or effectively pitch a new client. Most of the activities an entrepreneur participates in every day -critical business decisions, meetings, etc. require some level of confidence and negotiation, and this workshop teaches that both confidence and building relationships, are skills that can be developed with awareness and practice. No talent or experience…

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ABCs of Starting a Business – Montgomery County

  Discover what it really takes to start your own business. Co-taught by a small business owner, an Insurance Agent, and a lawyer specializing in small business, this workshop lays the foundation for starting up your very own business in the state of Maryland! Topics addressed in this workshop include: Advance Planning Assessing if entrepreneurship is right for you Conducting market research Calculating start-up costs Build Your Business Determining business structure and registering your business both at the federal and state levels Choosing a business name Marketing your business Building a support team Corporate Formalities & Legal Considerations Insurance considerations when starting a business Legal considerations such as trademarks, resident agents, and foreign qualifications *Intended Audience: Pre-Venture, Start-Up   Note Our Policies: No refunds issued for workshops not attended. Walk-ins are accepted in our Montgomery county location (credit cards payment only).  Inclement Weather: MWBC Montgomery County follows Rockville City government closings.…

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ABCs of Starting a Business – Frederick County

  Discover what it really takes to start your own business. Co-taught by a small business owner, an Insurance Agent, and a lawyer specializing in small business, this workshop lays the foundation for starting up your very own business in the state of Maryland! Topics addressed in this workshop include: Advance Planning Assessing if entrepreneurship is right for you Conducting market research Calculating start-up costs Build Your Business Determining business structure and registering your business both at the federal and state levels Choosing a business name Marketing your business Building a support team Corporate Formalities & Legal Considerations Insurance considerations when starting a business Legal considerations such as trademarks, resident agents, and foreign qualifications *Intended Audience: Pre-Venture, Start-Up    Note Our Policies: No refunds issued for workshops not attended. Walk-ins are not permitted in our Frederick county office. You must register through the link above so that we can save…

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Convert Your Online Prospects to Customers Using Google Analytics – Montgomery County

Most small businesses use a variety of different marketing techniques, and it’s important to take the time to measure how successful these programs are. When it comes to your online marketing efforts, Google Analytics is a powerful took that can provide you with mountains of data. Yet, all the data in the world will not help if you don’t know how to use in. Nicole Krug, online marketing expert and Founder of Social Light, will teach you how to approach Google Analytics to understand how effective your marketing efforts are, and how to create more conversions online. This session will cover: An overview of Google Analytics Asking the right questions to hone in on the data you need Creating KPIs (key performance indicators) for each campaign Steps toward improving your performance and increasing your customer conversion rate About Our Speaker: Nicole Krug founded Social Light in 2009 to help make…

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Dare to Sell with Persuasive Stories – Montgomery County

  One of the finest ways to communicate and persuade a prospect to buy your ideas, products or services is through the use of persuasive stories. When this is done strategically, you can engage, connect and empower in a way that is subtle, but powerful. You know the best part? Stories are non-invasive! Psychologists and neuroscientists agree that storytelling is one of the best ways to emotionally connect and move people to take action. The key is to choose the right story in building rapport and helping your customers to remember you. It is worth-remembering that not every random story will work. You have to choose the stories that generate likability, credibility and above all, profitability. If you want to leverage the power of word-of-mouth marketing, then this workshop if for you. During this workshop you will learn: Where to find relatable stories to use in building your business The…

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How to Manage Your Finances Using Quickbooks Online™ – Prince George’s County

  Are you or a staff member completely overwhelmed with how to get your Quickbooks Online file up and running? Are you constantly making errors because you don’t know how to record things properly? Are you tired of using excel to track your numbers because they don’t tell you how your business is doing? Could a no non-sense expert help you get your numbers right and help you run reports that will assist you with growing your business? Sherrell Martin, Chief Financial Solutions Officer of Nitram Financial Solutions, will teach you the foundational elements of the QuickBooks system and empower you to independently naviate your very own QuickBooks file. She’ll also help you determine which version of Quickbooks Online is best suited for your business. In this workshop you will learn how to: Set up and navigate through your QuickBooks company file Conduct data entry properly Appropriately classify expenses Set up your chart of accounts, customers and vendors. Connect your bank…

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Writing a Successful Business Plan – Frederick County

    A business plan is a road map to steer your business in the right direction and an essential component of success. It is also the key to securing funding from banks and investors. Writing your business plan requires a holistic analysis of your business, which we will detail in this course. Topics include: Business mission, vision and values Market/competitive analysis Marketing goals Business operations and organizational structure Financial analysis and sales projections Small business accounting and compliance *Intended Audience: Pre-venture, Start-up    Note Our Policies: No refunds issued for workshops not attended. Walk-ins are not permitted in our Frederick county office. You must register through the link above so that we can save a place for you in the workshop.  Inclement Weather: MWBC Frederick County follows Frederick County government closings. Delays are assessed on a case-by-case basis and a final decision will be communicated to attendees no later…

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Orientation to MD Women’s Business Center & Supporting Resources – Prince George’s County

  Discover how the Maryland Women’s Business Center can support you through business start-up and growth. During this orientation, you will learn about the services and resources we provide to entrepreneurs throughout the state and how we can help YOU grow your business! *Intended Audience: Pre-Venture, Start-Up, Growth, anyone new to the Maryland Women’s Business Center!   Note Our Policies: No refunds issued for workshops not attended. Walk-ins are not permitted in our Prince George’s county office. You must register through the link above to reserve your seat.  Inclement Weather: MWBC Prince George’s County follows Bowie State University School closings. Delays are assessed on a case-by-case basis and a final decision will be communicated to attendees no later than 2 hours in advance of the course.

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