Jonesboro Area ASBTDC Events

Please note: American Express not currently accepted by the Arkansas SBTDC.

5 Small Business Strategies for Social Media

Date: August 1, 2014
Time: 11:00 am
Location: Baxter County Library
City: Mountain Home

Description: Not sure where to begin with social media or why you should bother? Businesses of all sizes are using online tools like Facebook, Twitter, and blogs to connect with customers. We’ll show you five low-cost ways social media can bolster your current marketing efforts, and you’ll leave with your own social media marketing plan.

 

Security 101 for Business

Date: August 5, 2014
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Delta Center Building, ASU’s Main Campus
City: Jonesboro

Description: Security precautions for businesses are more important than ever! Let us show you tips and solutions to all your security needs for your business.

 

Facebook 101 for Business

Date: August 7, 2014
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Delta Center Building, ASU’s Main Campus
City: Jonesboro

Description: Basic course to help small business owners evaluate how Facebook and other social media can help their marketing efforts. Topics will include What is Facebook? How does Facebook and other social media help a business? Is it right for my business? How do I set up a Facebook page for my business?

 

What Your Business Needs to Know About Privacy

Date: August 14, 2014
Time: 12:00 pm
Location: Delta Center Building, ASU’s Main Campus
City: Jonesboro

Description: There are probably many things that you have not thought about to assure the privacy of your business. Come to this informative seminar to learn some important facts for keeping the privacy in your business.

 

Twitter Basics for Business

Date: August 15, 2014
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Delta Center Building, ASU’s Main Campus
City: Jonesboro

Description: If you are on the edge about whether or not Twitter is right for you, then this workshop is for you. This is a basic course on how to use Twitter to engage and listen to your audience and how to effectively build contacts, and professional brand awareness on Twitter.

 

Email Marketing 101

Date: September 3, 2014
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Delta Center Building, ASU’s Main Campus
City: Jonesboro

Description: Join us for this fun seminar on email marketing with helpful tips on Constant Contact and other email services. This seminar will take you through effective subject lines and proper email usage policies and regulations.

 

Starting a Business in Arkansas

Date: September 18, 2014
Time: 8:00 am
Location: Black River Technical College
City: Pocahontas

Description: The Starting a Business in Arkansas workshop is recommended to anyone considering starting a business. Find out the major steps crucial to starting a business, identify key issues that affect your business success, and discuss start-up requirements as well as common pitfalls you may face as an entrepreneur.

 

Social Media Basics for Business

Date: September 18, 2014
Time: 11:00 am
Location: Black River Technical College
City: Pocahontas

Description: Not sure where to begin with social media or why you should bother? Businesses of all sizes are using online tools like Facebook, Twitter, and blogs to connect with customers. We’ll show you five low-cost ways social media can bolster your current marketing efforts.

 

Show Me The Money: The Realities of Financing Your Business

Date: September 18, 2014
Time: 2:00 pm
Location: Black River Technical College
City: Pocahontas

Description: This seminar will explain how and where to get financing for prospective and existing businesses. Credit requirements, places to go for funding and the Small Business Administration’s loan guaranty program will be presented.

 

Website in a Day

Date: September 24, 2014
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Delta Center Building, ASU’s Main Campus
City: Jonesboro

Description: Does your business need a website? Have you been held back by a lack of funds or a lack of technical skills? Then, “Website in a Day” is the hands-on workshop for you! You’ll be taken step-by-step through creating a free account and creating an attractive, functional, five page website. All participants receive a free 20-page workbook.

 

You Tube Basics

Date: September 25, 2014
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Delta Center Building, ASU’s Main Campus
City: Jonesboro

Description: Video marketing is becoming more and more important for businesses who are utilizing social media and online marketing. Join us for this fun and creative seminar on how to make effective videos and what tools you can use to make your videos better!

 

5 Small Business Strategies for Social Media

Date: October 1, 2014
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Delta Center Building, ASU’s Main Campus
City: Jonesboro

Description: Facebook, Twitter, and blogs to connect with customers. We’ll show you five low-cost ways social media can bolster your current marketing efforts, and you’ll leave with your own social media marketing plan. Learn which social media are a good fit for you, where your target customers are looking online, and what it could mean for your business.

 

Branding Basics for Business

Date: October 9, 2014
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Delta Center Building, ASU’s Main Campus
City: Jonesboro

Description: Join us to learn new ways to design your business and learn the basics of branding for your business. We will discuss the basics of design elements and will focus on making your design elements more cohesive and professional.

 

Retail Marketing for Local Businesses

Date: October 15, 2014
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Delta Center Building, ASU’s Main Campus
City: Jonesboro

Description: In this seminar just in time for Black Friday planning, we will explore creative ways to create engaging promotions for your local retail business that will drive foot traffic. We will explore tips, tools and execution of promotions to increase foot traffic and sales.

 

Please note: American Express not currently accepted by the Arkansas SBTDC.