January 27, 2015 The Small Business Development Center has scheduled its 2015 Brown Bag Series at the Santa Cruz Library. The Small Business Brown Bag Series is a collection of free, hour-long workshops designed to support small businesses. Attendees are encouraged to bring a lunch and gather in the upstairs meeting room at the Downtown Branch Library for these great seminars. While the workshops are free and open to the public, pre-registration is required.
The 2015 workshops are as follows:
February 11 Facebook for Small Businesses presented by Lydia Snider, SBDC Social Media Advisor
March 11 Finding the Money for Your Small Business Growth presented by Panel of Lenders
April 8 Easy Website Development— The Basics of WordPress presented by Todd Schafer, Schafer Design
May 13 Search Engine Optimization —The Basics presented by Andreas Mueller, Bloofusion, Inc.
June 10 Employee Law —What You Need to Know to Hire and Fire presented by Carmela Woll, Esquire
July 8 CrowdSource Funding presented by Speaker TBD
August 12 LinkedIn for Small Businesses presented by Lydia Snider, SBDC Social Media Advisor
September 9 Intellectual Property Protection for Your Business presented by Patrick Reilly, Esquire
October 14 Selling on eBay—Part 1 presented by Barbara Mason, eBay Power Seller
November 18 Selling on eBay—Part 2 presented by Barbara Mason, eBay Power Seller
The Small Business Development Center partners with Bay Federal Credit Union, Santa Cruz Libraries, County of Santa Cruz, City of Santa Cruz, the Downtown Association of Santa Cruz, Think Local First and SCORE.
For more information or to register: Call the SBDC at 479-6136
To register online: www.santacruzpl.org/brownbags