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Wednesday, September 16th from 10:00am-11:00am The Essentials of Social Media. Understanding how social media can help you accomplish your goals and grow your business through best practices and industry trends is key to starting a new business and adapting to changes with an existing entrepreneurship. Learn strategies and tips that will help you successfully reach your target audience. Registration is available at https://mdsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/16311
Wednesday, September 16th from 6:30pm-7:30pm Ready, Set, Go! Are you someone who thinks you have a great business idea, but aren’t sure if you are ready to start your own business? This class provides a basic overview of what you need to know in order to decide whether business ownership is right for you. Topics include feasibility, financial and loan possibilities, pitfalls to avoid, starting a business plan, and additional training and resources you will need to ensure your business is successful! Registration is available at https://mdsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/16325
Tuesday, September 22nd from 10:00am- 11:30am Small Business Financing and Speed Lending. Lenders hear from local, state and federal agencies about funding programs. Program overviews (SBA, USDA, SBDC, SCORE, MCE) and how the speed lending process works. During the Speed Lending businesses have four minutes with lenders in a speed dating format to discuss their funding needs for startup/growth. Space is limited! Registration is available at https://mdsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/16320
Wednesday, September 23rd 10:00am- 11:00am Mentoring in a Business Setting. Do you want to become more strategic? Are you interested in becoming an entrepreneur? Have you thought about what leadership skills you need to succeed? A mentorship can be a great professional development strategy. Engaging a mentor can help you achieve your goals. Your experience as a mentee will depend on your preparation and understanding of the relationship. In this webinar you will learn ten tips for preparing for a meaningful and impactful mentorship experience. Do you want to pay it forward one day? Your experience and lessons learned as a mentee will also prepare you to be a strong mentor. Registration is available at https://mdsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/16313