2014 Small Business Brown Bag Series

The 2014 Small Business Brown Bag Series workshops have been announced. Be sure to add these informative sessions to your lunchtime schedule, and benefit from the experts. The series is a collection of free, hour-long workshops designed to support small businesses. Bring your lunch and join us in the upstairs meeting room at the Downtown Branch of the Santa Cruz Public Library for these great seminars.

February 12   Email Marketing to Boost Your Sales
presented by Constant Contact

March 12 Protect Your Business from Fraud
presented by Bay Federal Credit Union

April 9 Easy Website Development – the Basics of WordPress
presented by Todd Schafer, Schafer Design

May 14 Search Engine Optimization – the Basics
presented by Andreas Mueller, Bloofusion, Inc.

June 11 Employee Law – What You Need to Know to Hire and Fire
presented by Carmela Wol, Esquire

July 9 Your Credit – How to Review, Repair and Improve it
presented by Bay Federal Credit Union

August 13 LinkedIn and Facebook for Small Business
presented by Lydia Snider, SBDC Social Media Advisor

September 10 Using Your Ad Dollars Wisely
presented by Panel of Local Advertisers

October 8 Intellectual Property Protection for Your Business
presented by Patrick Reilly, Esquire

November 12 Selling on eBay – Best Practices to Grow Sales
presented by Barbara Mason, eBay Power Seller

Where: Santa Cruz Central Library – Upstairs Meeting Room, 224 Church Street
When: Monthly – 2nd Wednesdays, 12 noon – 1:00
Cost: Free of Charge – Prior Registration is required

For more information or to register, call the SBDC at (831) 479-6136
To register online visit: www.santacruzpl.org/brownbags