Webinar

SBDC Webinar: Optimize Your Social Media Accounts

Webinar

Presenter: Scott Clanin, Clanin Marketing Let's work on strengthening your social media strategies! Ideal for those looking to improve existing accounts, this workshop will cover new tools and features that will help you optimize your social media presence. We'll discuss photography best practices, tips for writing copy, new advertising options, and more! The webinar will be…

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SBDC Webinar: Starting Your Business in Illinois

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Presented By: Mariel Huasanga, Director of the Illinois Small Business Development Center at Champaign County EDC Thinking about starting a business in Illinois? This informative workshop helps entrepreneurs understand many of the steps and requirements. You’ll be taken step-by-step through a variety of topics and have the opportunity to ask questions. Topics covered: Introduction to…

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SBDC Webinar: Writing a Business Plan

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Presented By: Mariel Huasanga, Director of the Illinois Small Business Development Center at Champaign County EDC Why do you need a business plan? It’s your playbook! In this webinar, we will discuss the key points of business planning. Developing your business plan should be a process, not a task. It should be a dynamic document…

SBDC & EDC Webinar: Media Relations

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Press releases, list building, pitching, oh, my! Where to start? In this session expert PR and brand strategist Stefanie Santos McLeese gives attendees a look at the media relations process involved with landing your business name in headlines. PRO TIP: It all starts with solid relationships and a pitch that has more to do with…

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SBDC Webinar: Understanding the Grant Accountability and Transparency Act (GATA) Pre-Award Process

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Presented By: Mariel Huasanga, Director of the Illinois Small Business Development Center at Champaign County EDC Be prepared for grant opportunities! The Grant Accountability and Transparency Act (GATA) provides uniform guidance for all State of Illinois grant programs. All grant applicants and grantees must comply with GATA grant requirements, which includes the following steps *before*…