Free Webinar: COVID-19 Resources for Sole Proprietors, Independent Contractors and Freelancers

  Are you a sole proprietor, independent contractor, freelancer or gig-worker wondering what resources are available to help your business impacted by COVID-19? Join the Maryland Women’s Business Center and the Maryland Small Business Development Center as we co-host a webinar on April 29 to address your pressing questions on resources available at the federal, state, and county levels. Presenters include representatives from the: U.S. Small Business Administration Maryland Department of Labor, Division of Unemployment Insurance Maryland Women’s Business Center Small Business Development Center, Corridor Region You must register for this event. Upon registration, you will receive additional instructions on accessing the WebEx webinar. Please note, women and men are invited to attend this webinar.  We encourage you to submit your pressing questions in advance of the workshop so that the speakers can customize their presentations. To submit your questions, click HERE.

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Virtual Monthly Coffee Connections Workshop & Networking Opportunity

  Join MWBC for our monthly Coffee Connections workshop where you have the opportunity to learn from and build connections with other Maryland female entrepreneurs. You will have a chance to give a 30 second elevator pitch of your business or business idea (if you like). This month’s topic: Dealing with Change Agenda: 8:00-8:15: Introductions and elevator pitches 8:15-9:15: Workshop and virtual networking *Intended Audience: Start-Up, Growth Registration for this workshop is limited to 15 attendees. You will receive a link to the Zoom meeting upon registration. If this is your first time using Zoom, we recommend that you log on a few minutes early as you may need to install the Zoom app.

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Gratis: SOS por nuestros negocios latinos

  Como utilizar inteligentemente las ayudas financieras para mi negocio durante y después de COVID19. Únase a esta sesión privada via Zoom donde hablaremos del presente y futuro de nuestros empresarios Latinos en el área. Las oradoras destacadas incluyen: Maryland Small Business Development Center, Marisella Villamil, Business Consultant: Reinventando la promoción para su negocio durante y despeus del COVID-19. Maryland Women’s Business Center, Martha Jimenez, Senior Business Counselor: Planificación estratégica para su negocio durante y después del COVID19. Manteniendo activo su negocio. Life Asset, Angela Neira, Director Small Business Lending Program: Cómo utilizar inteligentemente las ayudas financieras para mi negocio durante y despues COVID-19 Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation, Daniel Parra, Director of Business Diveristy and Inclusion: Importancia de iniciar y sostener alianzas estratégicas, de mi negocio durante y después de COVID19 Carlos Rosario, Raul Medrano, Small Business Program Manager: Como utilizar la planificación estratégica para su negocio Importacion/Exportacion/Comercio electrónico Al registrarse, recibirá la información del seminario web de Zoom para iniciar sesión…

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Seminario web gratuito para proveedores de cuidado infantil: Comprenda la ayuda financiera disponible

  NO PIERDA LA OPORTUNIDAD DE ACCEDER A LAS AYUDAS FINANCIERAS Si usted es proveedora de un Child Care o está en esta industria, y el COVID19 está impactando su vida laboral y la de sus empleados, POR FAVOR asista a este seminario virtual gratuito. Aquí le ayudaremos a entender la nueva ley llamada Care Acta y como aplica en su caso. También podrá hacer preguntas. Venga preparado (a). Pero si usted es propietario de CUALQUIER NEGOCIO, este taller también será muy útil. LA AYUDA ES PARA TODOS!!! Al registrarse, recibirá la información del seminario web de Skype para iniciar sesión en el evento. Si es la primera vez que usa Skype Empresarial, le recomendamos que inicie sesión unos minutos antes, ya que es posible que necesite instalar la aplicación Skype. Instruciones: Al registrarse, recibirá la información del seminario web de Skype para iniciar sesión en el evento. Si es la…

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Free Webinar: Time Management for a Small Business

    The better you manage your time, the more money you can earn. With time management, business owners maximize how much they get done each working day. During this workshop we will explain the concept of time management and why is it important to a small business. You will learn time management practices which are commonly employed by a small business, including: Pareto analysis ABC method Eisenhower method POSEC method *Intended Audience: start-up, growth   Note: Pre-registration is required. Once you register for the event you will receive a separate email requesting that you complete a brief pre-event survey. You must complete this survey in order to receive the link to the webinar. Thank you for understanding that it is critical for us to collect this data from you in order to continue offering free and low-cost training.

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Free Webinar: Creating an Effective Content Marketing Strategy for Social Media

  Back by popular demand! Learn the top three tips for creating an effective content marketing strategy for social media. During this one-hour free webinar, you will learn: The basics of content marketing for social media and why it’s important to have one How to choose your platforms Tips on creating content and graphics Tips on posting and how to evaluate your results *Intended Audience: startup, growth   About our presenter: Karen Grill is a Business & Productivity Coach for female entrepreneurs and a Certified Fix This Next Advisor. Having started her first online business over 10 years ago, she knows the struggles of entrepreneurs and has learned the strategies for creating a successful business. She loves helping business owners manage their time, overcome their tech issues, create systems and strategies to work less and earn more so that they can run the business they love while still having time…

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Free Webinar: How to Set Up Your Social Media for Success

  Don’t know how to start marketing your business on social media? Confused about which platforms to use? Curious about how to connect with the appropriate online audience? Join us for a webinar hosted by social media strategist Karen Grill as she explains how to: Differentiate between the common available social media platforms and determine the correct channel(s) for your audience. Set up your social media profiles for business success. Shift your mindset from using social media as a personal platform to a professional avenue to generate business. Strategically showcase your business’s value to the consumer. *Intended Audience: startup, growth About our presenter: Karen Grill is Founder, CEO, and Business & Productivity Strategist for Second Act Moms. She has a BA in International Relations and Slavic Linguistics from Lawrence University and an MA in International Policy and Commerce from George Mason University.   Note: You must pre-register for this course.…

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Free Webinar: Creating an Effective Content Marketing Strategy for Social Media

  Join the Maryland WBC for our first ever WEBINAR! Learn the top three tips for creating an effective content marketing strategy for social media. During this one-hour free webinar, you will learn: -The basics of content marketing for social media and why it’s important to have one -How to choose your platforms -Tips on creating content and graphics -Tips on posting and how to evaluate your results *Intended Audience: startup, growth   About our presenter: Karen Grill is Founder, CEO, and Business & Productivity Strategist for Second Act Moms. She has a BA in International Relations and Slavic Linguistics from Lawrence University and an MA in International Policy and Commerce from George Mason University.   Note: Pre-registration is required. Once you register for the event you will receive a separate email requesting that you complete a brief pre-event survey. You must complete this survey in order to receive the link…

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