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COVID-19: Fall 2022 Semester Guidelines

SBC Offering Webinars in New Year

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The Small Business Center at Surry Community College will be offering multiple online webinars in January and February free of charge. These webinars cover a variety of topics ranging from eCommerce, networking and website building.

The webinar Facebook Shops & Facebook Marketplace will be held Jan. 20, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Marketplace is an easy, convenient way to market your small business and sell in your local area. Customers can look through your listings or search for items near them to find great things to buy.

The webinar Website Building 101 & 102 For Small Businesses will be held Jan. 24, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. This seminar can help you quickly and efficiently design a website for your business with little technical knowledge.

The webinar The Building Blocks of Networking for Small Businesses will be held Jan. 26, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. This seminar will teach the importance of doing things virtually and still making business work positively. This seminar will be held again on Feb. 2, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

The webinar Turning Prospects into Profitability will be held Feb. 9, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. This workshop provides the importance of finding the right target market, researching the right type of client to make it worth your time, making connections with social media virtually and community outreach for connections. This seminar will be held again on Feb. 16, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

The webinar Understanding eBay Stores: Selling from Your eBay Website will be held Feb. 10, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. This hands-on course will provide a step-by-step approach to those individuals who are ready to become eBay Store owners. You will learn how to start, brand, and optimize your eBay store website.

The webinar How to Start a Small Business will be held Feb. 15, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. You will understand the basics of starting a business in this seminar that takes you from idea to opportunity. Learn key strategies for start-up, financing and marketing as well as important information about legal issues, licensing, zoning, operations and more.

To register for upcoming virtual seminars or to view a complete listing of the upcoming Small Business Center offerings, visit www.surry.edu/sbc. After registering for a webinar, a link to join the event will be emailed to you.

For information about confidential, one-on-one counseling and resource referrals, contact SBC Director Mark Harden at hardenm@surry.edu or call (336) 386-3685.

The Small Business Center provides seminars, workshops, resources and counseling to prospective business owners and existing business owners. The SCC Small Business Center has facilities in Dobson, Elkin, Mount Airy, Pilot Mountain, and Yadkinville.

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