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SCC’s Small Business Center Hosting Free Webinars in February


SCC’s Small Business Center will be a hosting a series of live and interactive webinars in February. The webinars take place from 6 to 8 p.m. You can register for them at

The How to Start a Small Business webinar will be hosted on Zoom on Feb. 20. The webinar will cover the basics of starting a business and will take you from idea to opportunity. You will learn key strategies for start-up, financing and marketing, as well as important information about legal issues, licensing, zoning, operations and more. The webinar will help you to realize the importance of a self-assessment and how to evaluate the feasibility of your business idea. You can also discover the resources available to help you start and successfully operate your business.

The next webinar covers Website Building 101 and will be hosted on Zoom on Feb. 26. If you are a small business owner or individual who wants to take your business to the next level by creating a web presence, then this beginning web design class is right for you. This seminar can help you quickly and efficiently design a website for your business with little technical knowledge. Don’t continue to lose valuable clients because you lack a web presence. A website can be a valuable marketing tool that your business cannot continue to do without. This seminar will share various resources available to help you quickly build a web site in a short period of time.

On Feb. 27, there will be a Airbnb Hosting 101: A Beginner’s Masterclass Part One webinar hosted on Zoom. This course is designed for beginners who want to start their Airbnb hosting journey on the right foot and create a listing with maximum earning potential in mind. Whether you are a homeowner with a spare room, an investor with multiple listings, or have a desire to become a co-host or property manager, the skills you will learn in this course are applicable and practical. The part two of this webinar will be hosted on Zoom on February 29. By the end of the course, you will have a deeper understanding of the key principles that underpin successful Airbnb hosting, and you will have the confidence to apply these principles in your own listing. You will be able to create an attractive and welcoming space, provide excellent customer service, and build a reputation as a top-rated host on Airbnb.

There will be two other webinars hosted on February 29. The first webinar, hosted on Zoom, covers Desktop QuickBooks. You will learn how to get the most out of this feature-rich software installed directly on your computer and increase your productivity and reduce tax-related mistakes. The other webinar covers Finding the Perfect Product – How to Find Merchandise to Sell Online and will be hosted on In this fast-paced class, you will learn secrets to sourcing merchandise to sell online in many different ways and learn secrets of supply and demand. You will also learn how to research products to find the best-selling items.

SCC will also work in conjunction with the N.C. Department of Revenue to host additional webinars in February. Topics for those webinars include: Business Tax Essentials for the Small Business Owner; Sales and Use Tax Workshop for the Small Business Owner; Sales and Use Tax for Nonprofit Entities; Online Seller for the Small Business Owner; Business Tax Essentials for the Small Business Owner; Individual Income Tax Basics; Federal and State W-4/NC-4; Sales and Use Tax Workshop for the Small Business Owner; and Withholding Tax Basics for the Small Business Owner.

SCC’s Small Business Center also offers confidential business counseling, networking and referral sources, business resources and publications, workshops and computer classes, and much more to assist small business owners.

For additional information on the webinars or SCC’s Small Business Center, contact Mark Harden by email or phone 336-386-3685.

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