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East Colorado SBDC provides business training events and workshops across thirteen counties in Northeastern Colorado. New programs are always being added so make sure to check back and connect with us on social media @eastcosbdc. 

ONLINE – Preparing Your COVID Pivot

August 19, 2020
2:00 – 3:00 pm
Online
Free

We know there are some difficult times ahead. It is important for our business owners to understand their role in responding to covid-19 health issues in the workplace. We know this is your priority as well. Our webinar will provide some essential information as we move into the second half of 2020.

ONLINE – Strictly Business: Digital Marketing on a Dime

August 19, 2020
3:00 – 4:00 pm
Free

Join us for this free Strictly Business workshop webinar with the Windsor Clearview Library where Chelsie Beller will discuss where your target audience is “hanging out” online, free and low-cost tools to create content for your online marketing, how to find and use data to market smarter, and where your limited marketing dollars are best spent.

ONLINE – Start-Up Orientation

August 24, 2020
6:00 – 7:45 pm
Free

This comprehensive Business Startup Orientation has been designed as a starting place for anyone who is considering jumping into business for the first or seventh time. This webinar will provide you with a Colorado Startup Guide link, free library resources to support your business, web resources, as well as a general overview of things to consider when starting a business.

ONLINE – Step-by-Step Business Planning

August 25, 2020
6:00 – 7:45 pm
Free

A business plan is not only a tool for seeking finance – it’s also a blueprint for your small business! This webinar explores the steps to take to complete your business plan, resources available to support this process, and how to put your business plan to work once created.

ONLINE – Part I Marketing Your Brand

September 2, 2020
9:00 – 10:00 am
Online
Free

Join us for Part I in our Combating COVID Marketing Series. Not every new or existing brand is able to rely on a massive marketing budget. This webinar will show you how to build your brand effectively, especially when resources are scarce.

ONLINE – Start-Up Orientation

September 8, 2020
6:00 – 7:45 pm
Free

This comprehensive Business Startup Orientation has been designed as a starting place for anyone who is considering jumping into business for the first or seventh time. This webinar will provide you with a Colorado Startup Guide link, free library resources to support your business, web resources, as well as a general overview of things to consider when starting a business.

ONLINE – Part II Picking Your Platform

September 9, 2020
9:00 – 10:00 am
Online
Free

Join us for Part II in our Combating COVID Marketing Series. While networks like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest each offer a unique set of benefits, engaging your audience across multiple platforms won’t necessarily drive results for your business. You need to be strategic about where you spend your resources and which platforms to pick!

ONLINE – Strictly Business – Getting Started With Videography For Your Business

September 16, 2020
3:00 – 4:00 pm
Free

Join us for this free Strictly Business workshop webinar with the Windsor Clearview Library where Brian McKinnon will teach you basic concepts about recording video. It will cover everything from the equipment that you need to get started on a low cost budget, to the video software you can use to make videos that make an impact with your customers.

ONLINE – Part III Digital Marketing on a Dime

September 16, 2020
9:00 – 10:00 am
Online
Free

Join us for Part III in our Combating COVID Marketing Series. In an age where approximately 85% of Americans begin their searches for products and services online, it’s becoming more and more important that small businesses create and maintain an online presence!

ONLINE – Part IV Creating with Canva

September 23, 2020
9:00 – 10:00 am
Online
Free

Join us for Part IV in our Combating COVID Marketing Series. A “how to” on utilizing this free content creation tool to boost your marketing.

ONLINE – Step-by-Step Business Planning

September 28, 2020
6:00 – 7:45 pm
Free

A business plan is not only a tool for seeking finance – it’s also a blueprint for your small business! This webinar explores the steps to take to complete your business plan, resources available to support this process, and how to put your business plan to work once created.

ONLINE – Part V Planning Your Pivot

September 30, 2020
9:00 – 10:00 am
Online
Free

Join us for Part V in our Combating COVID Marketing Series. Now that we all better understand the tools associated with marketing our business, let’s put them into active practice and plan a COVID pivot!

ONLINE – Start-Up Orientation

October 6, 2020
6:00 – 7:45 pm
Free

This comprehensive Business Startup Orientation has been designed as a starting place for anyone who is considering jumping into business for the first or seventh time. This seminar will provide you with a Colorado Startup Guide link, free library resources to support your business, web resources, as well as a general overview of things to consider when starting a business.

Grow With Google – Annual Holiday Livestream: Online

October 14, 2020
10:00 – 11:00 am
Free

Kick start your customers’ holiday shopping season by marketing your business. We’ll discuss how to get in front of your customers and showcase what you offer using Google My Business, Google Ads, and more.

ONLINE – DIY Web Development

November 10, 2020
6:00 – 7:45 pm
Free

Designing your own website. Seems daunting, doesn’t it? Well, fear not. Our DIY Web Development course will show you how anyone can create a beautiful website for their business.