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July 2019

Creating Your First Business Website

July 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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Are you one of the many businesses looking to get your first website up and running? Do you have some great content ready, but lack the skills to do it yourself Join us for an interactive step-by-step tour of WordPress and leave with a basic website of your own. Getting started is easier than you think on this user-friendly platform that will help you tell the world about your small business. This seminar will help you: Know what to look…

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TaxSense for Incorporating Your Business

July 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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At what financial point in your business is it a good idea to incorporate? How can a registered corporation help separate you from your business or partners while optimizing tax benefits? Find out this and more at this seminar. Learning Objectives: Discuss the advantages of moving your proprietorship or partnership to a corporation. Learn about the tax advantages of being a registered corporation. Understand the benefits of using a holding company, deferred income, hiring family members, medical trusts and how…

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Getting Incorporated: Essential Steps and Legal Tips

July 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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Attend this seminar to learn about the benefits of corporations, how to incorporate your business and legal tips that will help you with “life after incorporation”. This seminar is ideal for anyone who wants to get incorporated properly and learn how to carry on business as a corporate entity! Learning Objectives: Recognize the advantages of corporations. Understand the roles of shareholders, directors, officers and others in the corporate structure. Identify the essential steps that must be followed to properly create…

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Operations for Small Business

July 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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Do you know all the essential elements for successfully operating a business? Creating a vision or plan for your operations will provide a framework for success. In this seminar we will explore how you can determine who does what, where, when, how and most importantly why. Learning Objectives: Learn how to plan, set up and manage your small business operations How to set goals and targets within your team Understanding an operations cycle Implementing activity based budgeting Understanding the value…

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Market Research 2: Surveys and Focus Groups for Knowing Your Customer

July 25 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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Do you want to know how much money your customers will spend? What motivates them to buy? How to attract more of your best clients? These answers, and more, can be discovered through primary market research. Join Mark Eversfield, Small Business BC’s Market Research Analyst, to learn effective tools for collecting primary research. This seminar will help you understand how to begin conducting market research for your business. Learning Objectives: Learn the difference between quantitative and qualitative data Discover how…

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August 2019

Instagram Marketing for Busy Entrepreneurs

August 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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Want to learn how to attract customers and make sales through Instagram without spending money on ads? With over 500 million active users, Instagram offers a powerful tool for small businesses. If you’re a business-to-consumer enterprise and your ideal customer is under the age of 45, Instagram could provide an effective channel to reach your target market. Join us to learn simple, effective strategies and tactics you can apply without wasting time or money. This seminar will help you: Identify…

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Mastering Social Media to Grow Your Small Business

August 8 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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Just because you know what social media is, does not mean that you necessarily understand how to use it to grow and develop your business. This workshop focuses on understanding social media, what is it and how it’s connecting people. Learning Objectives: Learn how/if social media should be an important part of your marketing strategy. Understand what opportunities are available for you to leverage social media for business growth and prospecting. Presented By: Mhairi Petrovic, Out-Smarts Marketing Inc. This seminar…

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TaxSense for Your Business

August 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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So you’re thinking of starting, or have already started, a small business but you’re unclear on how to structure your business or what to do to keep the bank and the tax man happy. Attend this seminar and find out the different types of structures and the tax benefits of each. Learning Objectives: Discuss the differences a sole proprietor, partnership and corporation can provide to you. Understand what defines taxable income, allowable deductions, subcontractors versus employees, payroll traps and tax…

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Market Research 1: Finding Data that Works for You

August 20 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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Secondary market research can help you make an informed decision about the viability of your business idea by tapping into already existing data. It‘s also key to analyzing your target market, competitors, and industry trends. This will be an interactive and hands-on seminar, so bring your laptop or tablet and let our market research expert Mark Eversfield help you start researching your business idea. This seminar will help you: Identify key resources of secondary data for your business Set up…

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Pitch Perfect: Craft Your Startup Pitch to Success

August 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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You’ve built the Next Big Thing and now it’s time to share it with the world. Whether you’re telling friends and family, recruiting a team or asking for money, your startup pitch will be essential to your business success. Begin with a practice thirty-second pitch and leave with an improved elevator pitch and plans for a slide deck. Feel prepared to pitch in front of prospective lenders, investors, partners, and high-calibre personnel. Be ready for impromptu encounters and networking events…

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Creating Your First Business Website

August 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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Are you one of the many businesses looking to get your first website up and running? Do you have some great content ready, but lack the skills to do it yourself? Join us for an interactive step-by-step tour of WordPress and leave with a basic website of your own. Getting started is easier than you think on this user-friendly platform that will help you tell the world about your small business. This seminar will help you: Know what to look…

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Market Research 2: Surveys and Focus Groups for Knowing Your Customer

August 27 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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Do you want to know how much money your customers will spend? What motivates them to buy? How to attract more of your best clients? These answers, and more, can be discovered through primary market research. Join Mark Eversfield, Small Business BC’s Market Research Analyst, to learn effective tools for collecting primary research. This seminar will help you understand how to begin conducting market research for your business. Learning Objectives: Learn the difference between quantitative and qualitative data Discover how…

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Operations for Small Business

August 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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Do you know all the essential elements for successfully operating a business? Creating a vision or plan for your operations will provide a framework for success. In this seminar we will explore how you can determine who does what, where, when, how and most importantly why. Learning Objectives: Learn how to plan, set up and manage your small business operations How to set goals and targets within your team Understanding an operations cycle Implementing activity based budgeting Understanding the value…

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September 2019

Business Mapping: Developing a Smart Business Model

September 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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The truth is, not every entrepreneur needs a full business plan. Business mapping is an alternative to the more in-depth business planning process, but still leaves you with a strategic plan to help direct your business. Designing a business map can sometimes be enough for you to decide if your business venture is worth pursuing. Attend this introductory seminar which focuses strategies to plan, key areas of a successful businesses and financing options. Learning Objectives: Learn to evaluate your business…

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TaxSense for Incorporating Your Business

September 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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At what financial point in your business is it a good idea to incorporate? How can a registered corporation help separate you from your business or partners while optimizing tax benefits? Find out this and more at this seminar. Learning Objectives: Discuss the advantages of moving your proprietorship or partnership to a corporation. Learn about the tax advantages of being a registered corporation. Understand the benefits of using a holding company, deferred income, hiring family members, medical trusts and how…

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Getting Incorporated: Essential Steps and Legal Tips

September 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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Attend this seminar to learn about the benefits of corporations, how to incorporate your business and legal tips that will help you with “life after incorporation”. This seminar is ideal for anyone who wants to get incorporated properly and learn how to carry on business as a corporate entity! Learning Objectives: Recognize the advantages of corporations. Understand the roles of shareholders, directors, officers and others in the corporate structure. Identify the essential steps that must be followed to properly create…

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Trademarks, Copyright, Patents and More

September 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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Do you know if the work you create belongs to you? Or how to prevent others from copying your ideas? Attend this seminar and hear from an intellectual property lawyer on the various forms of intellectual property protection and how they can safeguard your business. Learning Objectives: Overview of Types of Intellectual Property – when to consider patent, trademark, copyright, or design protection Overview of Trademark Protection – what are trademarks and how to protect them, and how to avoid…

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Understanding Regulations for Importing

September 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:45 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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As an importer, you need to know which regulations, standards and licenses apply to your products. It’s essential to have a clear understanding of which regulatory agencies are responsible for your industry, and how to manage pre-entry requirements, such as testing and labelling – before you start importing. This interactive session will bring together representatives from Small Business BC, Health Canada, the Competition Bureau and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. Following the presentation (approximately two hours), in-person attendees will have…

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Creating Your First Business Website

September 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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Are you one of the many businesses looking to get your first website up and running? Do you have some great content ready, but lack the skills to do it yourself? Join us for an interactive step-by-step tour of WordPress and leave with a basic website of your own. Getting started is easier than you think on this user-friendly platform that will help you tell the world about your small business. This seminar will help you: Know what to look…

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TaxSense for Your Business

September 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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So you’re thinking of starting, or have already started, a small business but you’re unclear on how to structure your business or what to do to keep the bank and the tax man happy. Attend this seminar and find out the different types of structures and the tax benefits of each. Learning Objectives: Discuss the differences a sole proprietor, partnership and corporation can provide to you. Understand what defines taxable income, allowable deductions, subcontractors versus employees, payroll traps and tax…

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Optimize Your Landing Pages and Convert More Customers

September 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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As a small business owner, your website offers a digital shop window for you to promote and sell your goods or services. You may have heard of landing page optimization as way to enhance your sales funnel, but you’re unsure about the terminology or where to start. Learn from John Chan, Principal of 2x Conversion Design, and arm yourself with an understanding of key concepts, design best practices, and ways to test the effectiveness of your online presence. This seminar…

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Operations for Small Business

September 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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Do you know all the essential elements for successfully operating a business? Creating a vision or plan for your operations will provide a framework for success. In this seminar we will explore how you can determine who does what, where, when, how and most importantly why. Learning Objectives: Learn how to plan, set up and manage your small business operations How to set goals and targets within your team Understanding an operations cycle Implementing activity based budgeting Understanding the value…

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Market Research 2: Surveys and Focus Groups for Knowing Your Customer

September 26 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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Do you want to know how much money your customers will spend? What motivates them to buy? How to attract more of your best clients? These answers, and more, can be discovered through primary market research. Join Mark Eversfield, Small Business BC’s Market Research Analyst, to learn effective tools for collecting primary research. This seminar will help you understand how to begin conducting market research for your business. Learning Objectives: Learn the difference between quantitative and qualitative data Discover how…

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Starting a Consulting Business

September 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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Do you have a special skill, ability or talent that you feel can serve others and earn an income? Are you considering the consulting and contracting field? This seminar is for you. Learning Objectives: Learn how to transition your skills into an income stream. Price your service, and learn where to find clients. Establish your business, build your market and hear from the experts about their many experiences of running a consulting business. Presented By: Dave Schulte of Vancouver Consultants.…

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