View Live and Recorded Webinars

The SBDC hosts free, LIVE webinars every week, and has an extensive library of recorded webinars on small business tips and
strategies - all presented by industry experts. See our list of webinars and register today!


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Live Webinar

Business Continuity Plan | Getting Ready

Thursday, July 29: Learn how to create a plan to keep your business open during disasters.

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Your Restaurant Opening Staff

Tuesday, August 3: Selecting, training, and retaining your new restaurant’s staff has never been more difficult. Find out what you can do to overcome obstacles.

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New Restaurant - Marketing & Promotion

Tuesday, August 10: Updated industry trends for marketing and promotion along with examples of recent restaurant openings that hit their target!

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Redesign, Regroup, and Reopen

Monday, August 16: Supporting your teams in the food, hospitality, and retail industries require careful planning. In this webinar we will walk you through the process.

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Business Continuity Plan | The Plan

Tuesday, Aug. 24: This information packed session you will learn how to develop communicate and implement the plan.

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Business Continuity Plan | Implementation

Thursday, Sept. 9: During this session you will see how to test, update and communicate your plan.

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Buying a Business

Learn all you need to know on buying an existing business. This webinar helps you navigate the offer and purchasing process.

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Selling at a Farmer's Market

Presenter Marty Butts will give tips on how to choose the correct market and tips for great customer service.

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Digital Marketing For Food Producers

Learn how to connect with your customer during COVID-19, current trends and ways to adapt your marketing strategy.

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Managing Your Delivery Concept

Learn how to manage your delivery-only concept and accommodate customers in the new normal from presenter Chris Tripoli.

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Holiday Sales For Food Producers

Learn how to prepare for the holiday season with presenter Marty Butts. He'll cover direct-to-consumer and wholesale channels.

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Future Of Restaurant Service

Learn how to adjust in a COVID-19 world from presenter Chris Tripoli. He will cover how to deliver, meet customer expectations and more.

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Restaurant Reality, Future Restaurants

In this free webinar, learn how to adjust your restaurant design with presenter Gin Braverman.

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Basics of Food Subscription Program

Learn the basics of subscriptions and community programs from presenter Marty Butts. He covers pricing, fulfillment and more.

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State of The Industry

Learn about the state of the industry and how to move forward with presenter Emily Knight.

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Restaurant Reality, Digital Marketing

Learn how to use digital marketing in the new normal and pivot your campaigns from presenter Shawn Walchef.

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Restaurant Reality, Location

Presenter Emily Durham will share her thoughts on the current marketplace and how to succeed post-COVID-19.

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Restaurant Reality, Work Culture

Learn how to create a culture of success in your restaurant with presenter Matthew Mabel.

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Shipping For Food Products

Presenter Marty Butts will show you the best practices for business-to-consumer food product shipping.

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Restaurant Leadership

Learn how to develop good leadership among your managers at your restaurant with presenter Chris Tripoli.

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Wholesale, During and After COVID

Gain insight on how selling food wholesale is currently working and how to handle market shifts.

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Restaurant 2021

Learn how about business trends and examples of how to be successful in 2021 from presenter Chris Tripoli.

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Websites For Food Products

In this free webinar, presenter Marty Butts will show you how to set up an online store for your food product business and user experience.

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Managing Your Menu

During this webinar, presenter Chris Tripoli will show you how to manage your restaurant's menu with pricing, menu planing and marketing.

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Quest For Texas Best

In this webinar, presenter James Harris you will learn all about the H-E-B’s Primo Picks “Quest for Texas Best" contest.

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Restaurant Staffing

Learn the most effective methods to help you hire right for your restaurant in this free webinar.

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Selling Food, Consumer

Tune in and learn how to maximize direct-to-consumer sales with a focus on service.

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Selling Food, Wholesale

Learn how to small scale companies can do to compete in a competitive market.

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Restaurant Survival

Presenter Chris Tripoli will give you tips and insight on how to operate your restaurant during COVID-19.

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Restaurant Reopening

In this recorded webinar, learn how to preparing for COVID-19 and the new normal.

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Selling Online For Farmers

In this free webinar, you will learn how to re-imagine how you sell to your customers.

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Food Product Website Q&A

This is the second part of the "Food Product Website" webinar. It includes a Q&A with a web designer.

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Getting to Know Your Guest

Gain insight on how to communicate with customers effectively with presenter Chris Tripoli.

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Texas Cottage Food Laws

In this webinar, get all the updates on the Texas Cottage Food Laws from presenter Crystal Eisner.

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Market Place, New Economy

Join us for this live webinar and discover new opportunities that make the most sense for your business and so much more.

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Starting Your Business, Part One

Are you looking into opening your own business? Join us and see how you can start!

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Starting Your Business, Part Two

Are you looking into opening your own business? Join us and see how you can start, the second part.

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Business Plan Basics

Learn how to use your business plan to obtain financing and growth with presenter Rebecca Schultz.

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Small Business Marketing

In this free webinar, learn the critical components of a successful marketing strategy.

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Understanding Your Financial Statements

In this free webinar, learn the elements of the three financial statements and financial key performance indicators.

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Restaurant Reality, Finance

Presenter Jane Bennett will show you the importance of Profit and Loss statements and how to manage weekly.

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Capability Statements

In this webinar, presenter Tim Scarborough will show you how to prepare capability statements and market to government agencies.

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Do Business With Texas

Learn what it takes to make business in Texas. Presenter Dennis McIntosh will cover government procurement and opportunities.

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Contracts On BETA.SAM.GOV

In this info-packed webinar, learn about all of the contract opportunities on Beta.SAM.Gov from presenter Tim Scarborough.

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Pricing Proposals

This workshop addresses the specific elements of the costs that make up a contract price including direct labor, payroll overhead and more.

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Iniciando Su Propio Negocio

Lo guiaremos a través del análisis de mercado, los costos de inicio, las ventajas y desventajas de comenzar su propio negocio y mucho más.

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Plan De Negocio

La planificación es la hoja de ruta hacia el éxito. Durante este curso aprenderás los conceptos básicos que componen un plan de negocio.

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Su Negocio Lo Necesita

El networking puede ser una gran herramienta para dar a conocer su negocio. Aprenda como usar el networking de manera efectiva.

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Alivios Economicos

Escuche a un experto, que compartirá información valiosa sobre estos alivios financieros y otros consejos útiles.

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Quickbooks 2020: Suplidores Y Facturas

Aprenda a crear cuentas para sus proveedores en QuickBooks, registrar las facturas que generan y procesar su pago.

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Quickbooks 2020: Nominas

Aprenda a crear registros para sus empleados en QuickBooks Desktop, incluido cómo registrar la información de W4 y mas.

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Quickbooks 2020: Facturas Y Cobros

Aprenda como crear en QuickBooks Desktop registros para sus clientes, incluyendo como generar y registrar facturas de venta, y mas.

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Quickbooks 2020: Impuestos y Conciliación

Descubra cómo QuickBooks puede ayudarlo a administrar el cálculo de este impuesto y la preparación de los informes requeridos.

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Quickbooks 2020: Lista De Cuentas

La lista de cuentas es parte integral del mayor general en la contabilidad y aprenda cómo utilizar estas herramientas.

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Improve Your Website

Watch as SEO expert Beth Guide show you how to improve and optimize your website and make it work for your business.

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Introduction to Photoshop

Expert Nino Lozano will show you the robust uses that Photoshop offers including the possibilities of traditional and sophisticated tools.

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Combating Fraud During COVID-19

During this webinar our expert trainer will discuss the current fraud trends related to COVID-19 and how to identify red flags associated.

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Technology Of Working Remotely

In this webinar, Tech specialist, Beth Guide, will give you tips and recommendations that will make working remotely easier and safer.

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Cybersecurity For Small Business

Learn the tools needed to mitigate your risk of a cybersecurity event, and learn how to prepare your business in case of a data breach.

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Beginner's Guide To Microsoft Outlook

In this webinar, you will learn how to comfortably send and receive emails, add people to your contacts, use the calendar, and more.

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InDesign Basics

In this how-to webinar, you will discover how you can use this popular software to create professional marketing materials.

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Intellectual Property

The USPTO will cover the four types of intellectual property including Patents and how to use intellectual property to protect their business.

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Patent Examination Process

Take an in-depth look at the patenting process from invention to application to issue with presenters Jacob Choi and Hector Leal.

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You've Been Hacked: Now What?

Learn an Incident Response Plan to give your business the resiliency and recoverability needed to manage cybersecurity incidents.

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Doing Business with the COH

Find out what types of products and services are purchased, types of certifications you need to do business with the City of Houston.

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Cybersecurity For Remote Workers

During this webinar, we'll look at specific and current cyber threats, navigate real life examples of breaches and discuss best practices.

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Power Up Microsoft® Outlook® Email

Watch this webinar to receive ten email management techniques that will allow you to spend more time being productive.

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Cybersecurity For Your Online Business

Learn how to secure your website and mobile apps to keep your customers, employees, and partners information and identities safe.

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Franchise Opportunities

Attend this webinar and hear from a franchise expert on how to analyze, compare, and select your perfect franchise.

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Owning A Franchise

In this webinar, you will discover what franchising really is, debunk the myths, and learn why successful people are investing in franchises.

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Starting An Online Business Pt. 1

This webinar is part 1 of a 2-part series. Watch and discover the tools you need to start and grow an online business.

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Starting An Online Business Pt. 2

This webinar is part 2 of a 2-part series. Watch and discover the tools you need to start and grow an online business.

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Starting Your Business Pt. 1

In this webinar, you will discover the most important elements you need in order to start and maintain a successful business.

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Starting Your Business Pt. 2

In this webinar, you will discover the most important elements you need in order to start and maintain a successful business.

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Business Plan Basics

Receive quick and easy tips for writing your business plan and learn how to use your plan to obtain financing and more.

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Cybersecurity Training For Employees

During this webinar we will discuss how to implement cybersecurity training that prepares your employees to be safe and vigilant.

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Start Lean | Stay Lean

During this webinar you'll receive strategies for managing your costs including how to decide which ones to keep and which ones to cut.

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Futurizing Your Small Business

Join us as we talk about business operations, maximizing revenue and how to respond to evolving customer needs and expectations.

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Where Have All The Leaders Gone?

Hear best practices seen in team building, staff supervision, guest services, and working relationships between leadership and ownership.

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Enforceable Contracts

Learn about the legal requirements of a contract in the State of Texas, the two sides to contracts, contract disputes, and contract damages.

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Successful Selling

Learn how to create an effective mix of selling attitudes, behaviors, and techniques for an improved sales approach.

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Advanced Business Contracts

Learn about the stages of performance and different contract terms. Highlights include Bilateral-Unilateral Contracts and more.

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Thriving In A Virtual World

In this webinar, we discuss how to virtually connect to customers and manage people in a virtual environment during COVID-19.

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International E-Commerce

During this webinar, we explore helpful tips and recommendations to improve your website for international e-commerce.

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Mindfulness in the Workplace

Watch this webinar for an educational and interactive session on creating a work environment focused on mindfulness.

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Work Team Mental Health

During this webinar, we discuss tangible solutions for maintaining proper work life balance for your remote team.

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Selling Behaviors in 2021

Learn new norms of selling behavior after COVID-19 and how to adapt your business and objectives for the new normal.

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Surviving COVID-19

In this webinar, we examine challenging situations that small business owners may be facing now due to COVD-19.

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Census Business Builder

During this webinar, we review The Census Business Builder (CBB), a suite of services that provide data from the Census Bureau.

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Declutter Your Desk

In this webinar, you'll learn how to best utilize your desk, and a simple, effective method to get your desk clear of clutter.

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Workday Efficiency

In this webinar, you'll learn how to manage both your time and projects so you can organize your workday more efficiently.

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List Building

Get tips and recommendations from marketing expert, Shavonnah R. Schreiber, on strategic ways to build a marketing database.

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COVID-19: Info for Employers

During this webinar, we provide an overview of The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and how it impacts employers.

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COVID-19 Business Development

Watch this webinar as our sales expert addresses prospecting and shows you how to effectively engage your prospects to maximize sales.

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Microsoft Outlook

During this webinar our expert trainer will show you quick tips and techniques to maximize your Microsoft Outlook functionality.

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COVID-19 Business Opportunities

In this webinar, we explore ways COVID-19 can greatly benefit your business and customers, instead of becoming a long-term disruption.

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Doing Business With H-E-B

In this webinar, we explore how to become a vendor with H-E-B, one of the nation's largest independently owned food retailers.

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Generate More Sales Leads

Learn why salespeople see referrals as a challenge and learn some of the attitudes and techniques that will jumpstart your referral process.

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This Is Not Business As Usual

This webinar will explore topics to help you re-open your business, including safety protocols, sales, marketing, and operations.

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Surviving Amazon

Join us as Rhonda Abrams, one of the nation's foremost experts on small business, provides tools to help your business survive Amazon.

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Workforce Considerations for COVID-19

Watch this webinar as attorney Joseph Tung walks you through how to manage issues while re-opening your business during COVID-19.

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Staying Relevant in Retail

Watch as we examine the changing landscape of retail due to the expansion of e-commerce, and learn how to remain competitive.

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Booming Holiday Sales

This webinar is designed for retail business owners to help you prepare for the holiday shoppers and increase sales.

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Brick and Mortar Retail

Learn about strategies brick-and-mortar businesses can adopt to keep customers secure as they re-open following COVID-19 shutdowns.

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Accelerate Business: Safety Planning

Businesses are struggling under a new normal. We cover regulatory guidelines and how to incorporate daily safety protocols.

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Texas Workforce Decoded

In this session, our expert trainer will demystify the process and the rules for how to successfully manage unemployment claims.

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Tough Conversations

In this webinar, we cover employment actions from hiring to firing, and how to have difficult conversations with employees.

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Hiring During COVID-19

During this webinar, you will learn where to find and how to hire employees throughout COVID-19, and tools for recruiting.

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Hurricane Disaster Loan

Tune in and get information on how to complete an SBA disaster loan application including guidelines and eligibility requirements.

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Guidelines for COVID-19 Safety

During this webinar, Trisha Barita, Managing Attorney, covers detailed safety training aimed at protecting your employees and customers.

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Strategic Partnerships

Learn how to identify the best partners for your business, use partnerships to build momentum, and negotiate fair terms.

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Fulfillment: Pack and Ship

In this webinar, we explore the tips, tricks, and science behind packing and shipping in an environment of increased online sales.

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Fraud Prevention

Discover actions you can take to reduce fraud risks in your business. We discuss businesses who have experienced losses due to fraud.

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Roadmap to Business Clarity

Has COVID-19 suspended your strategic plan? Join us and discover how to establish new business goals and stay connected with customers.

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Communicate Effectively

Learn how to establish an internal communications plan for your company and how to ensure your employees feel ownership.

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HUB Vendors

Watch this webinar, as Maya Ingram, Statewide HUH Program Manager, examines requirements to become a HUB vendor.

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Pricing During A Crisis

Watch as presenter Rhonda Abrams discusses tackling the challenge of proper pricing for your goods or services throughout COVID-19.

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Public Relations 101

In this webinar we discuss how to launch your own Public Relations campaigns. We explore media outlets, messaging, and more.

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Business Insurance 101

In this webinar, we discuss insurance types, determining your coverage and what to look for in a provider, and the impact of COVID-19.

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COVID-19 Positive Cases

Learn what to do if there has been exposure to COVID-19 at your workplace. CDC guidance will be discussed as well a list of symptoms.

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Surviving In The New Reality

In this webinar, Rhonda Abrams shares specific strategies for how your small business can survive and thrive in the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Customer Service Reimagined

The customer experience is a top priority. Join us to discuss building relationships, digital media campaigns, gratitude and more.

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Managing Stress During COVID-19

Tune in as we discuss ways to put your team at ease, including tips for working from home and staying motivated.

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Barriers To Sales Success

Join us for an honest look at what may be preventing you from reaching your sales goals and practical solutions.

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Staying Strong Mentally

During this webinar, we will talk about ways to manage your stress levels so you are able to support your Team.

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Getting Ready To Export

This session looks at what needs to be in place to export. Learn the important actions you need to take to ensure you are successful.

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Where To Export

This session will help you decide what foreign market is best for your business.

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Enter Foreign Markets

Once a company has selected a specific market, the next step is to decide which entry mode to use and select great partners.

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Websites 101

In this webinar, presenter Doug Mansfield will show you popular website platforms and how to integrate SEO.

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Contracts: Recoverable Damages

This session will show you what type of damages you can recover from a breached contract.

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Vaccine: Legal Issues

Hear about vaccine legal issues your business may face.

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Find The Right Home Based Business

This session will show you tips and trick to finding the right home based business for you.

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Franchise: Successful Ownership

This session will show you tips and tricks to ensure franchise success.

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Food Product Branding Basics

Join us for this webinar and learn how to create a cohesive branding strategy from presenter Marty Butts.

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Leveraging Resources for Export Success

This session will analyze the critical partnerships you need, international e-commerce and digital strategies.

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Exporting | Putting It All Together

This session will show you how to put all your resources together to develop an exporting plan.

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Contracts: Small Claims Court

This information packed webinar, will discuss small claims court and if it is a viable option for your small business.

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Failure and Risk in Sales

This webinar is geared towards business owners and sales professionals that manage risk and failure to achieve success.

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Life at the Office After COVID

During this webinar, we discuss strategies for transitioning your team back to the office after COVID-19.

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Food Truck 2021

Join us for a discussion on the challenges facing today's food truck operator, the impact of COVID-19, and more.

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Copyrights and Trade Secrets

The USPTO explains copyrights and trade secrets and how you can use them in your business.

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Retail Tools Post COVID-19

In this webinar, learn strategic ways to prepare for retail business after COVID-19.

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Contract Clauses

Presenter Trisha Barita will cover contract clauses, alternative dispute resolutions and appeals.

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COVID Trends To Stay

Presenter Marty Butts will show you what is driving product pricing strategies and technology.

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Visual Tools to Organize Your Business

Organize your business concepts and ideas logically so that you can see a complete overview of all your information.

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Opening a Restaurant After COVID | Part 1

Join us as our experienced industry expert presents a complete overview of the opening process that will take you from Idea to Opening Day!

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System for Award Management (SAM.gov)

Get information on how to use SAM.gov for your business.

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From Military Service to Business Owner

In this workshop we will discuss how to bring your military skills to bear on the challenges of starting and running a business.

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Create The Right Menu

Join us as we discuss today’s menu development process for startup concepts.

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Seguros Comerciales 101

Aprenda como escoger el mejor seguro para su negocio.

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Employee Handbook Series | Session 1

This information packed session will show you the steps of creating a manual with emphasis on how to keep it simple, straightforward, and relevant to your particular business.

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Employee Handbook Series | Session 2

Explore leave policies, military leave, and FMLA Leave.

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Employee Handbook Series | Session 3

Explore social media policies, National Labor Relations Board, Phone/text policies, and much more.

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