SCORE – 7 Webinars to Grow Your Business
They say experience is the best teacher. But who says it has to be your experience? Tapping others’ know-how can be a quicker way to learn a new skill, especially if they’re experts in your field. That’s where SCORE webinars can help. Conducted by active/retired entrepreneurs or industry experts, these free, online seminars can provide just the tip you need to grow your business. SCORE some big points and check out these valuable webinars.
SCORE offers a number of pre-recorded webinars on a variety of topics. That means you can watch when it’s convenient for you. Many also have written transcripts you can read, if you prefer that alternative. Note, SCORE will ask you for some basic information as you access a webinar. But it’s used to help steer you to related content; they do not share it with third parties.
Search by categories like business stage, industry, entrepreneur type, and subject to find one that is most relevant for you. And new ones are added periodically so check back for more.
Here are seven webinars to get you started:
Best Financing Options for Small Business (60 minutes) – Looking for funding to start a business (or expand your current one)? This webinar provides a road map for preparing a financial application and reviews the different financing products available in today’s market. Included are self-financing alternatives.
Scale Your Business Through Outsourcing (60 minutes) – One way to grow your business is to scale up—increasing productivity without jeopardizing the progress you’ve made so far. Rather than hiring new employees, some businesses outsource their staffing needs. This webinar provides best practices to manage the workload and these workers.
Hot Business, Markets & Trends for 2019 (60 minutes) – Keeping track of the latest can be difficult when your time is spent running a business. This webinar looks at trends that could mean opportunity for your business. The topics include: marketing to multi-generational consumers, changing buying habits, and the food industry.
Boost Your Local Search Results With a Better Online Presence (60 minutes) – How do you get locals to find your business? This webinar takes a step-by-step look at what you should do to be found in your local area (and why that matters). You’ll learn what to change in your website so your business comes up more often when people in your area are searching online.
Managing Your Finances in the Cloud (60 minutes) – Cloud computing offers you (or your staff) the flexibility to access documents from anywhere, any time. Learn why more businesses are using cloud technology and get best practices from businesses who’ve done it successfully. This webinar was part of the 2018 National Small Business Week Virtual Conference.
Developing a Marketing Strategy for Your Small Business (60 minutes) – Have a plan to tell people about your great new product or service? This webinar is a primer on marketing for start-ups (and a helpful reminder for established businesses). Get tips on attracting your target market. It includes a free, interactive worksheet to build your marketing strategy.
Overcoming The Four Barriers Blocking Women Entrepreneurs (60 minutes) – Women are starting businesses five times faster than the national average. This webinar shares strategies, insights and real-life examples of how to overcome common barriers. One topic is sourcing role models and defeating self-imposed isolation.
Disasters Happen: How to Prepare Your Business and Recover (60 minutes) – What would you do if you got a phone call in the middle of the night that your business just burnt to the ground? For businesses without a plan, it can mean closing up shop. Learn how to be prepared, what resources are available and how mitigation can preserve your business investment.
Grow your business by investing an hour in one of these webinars. Tap an expert’s real-life experience and quickly learn something new with SCORE webinars.