Jonesboro Area ASBTDC Events

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

Starting a Business in Arkansas

Date: February 3, 2015
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Osceola Chamber of Commerce Building
City: Osceola

Description: This seminar prepares you for the intensive business planning process, identifies major steps crucial to starting a business, discusses key issues that affect the success of your business, and discusses start-up requirements and common pitfalls that you will face as an entrepreneur. (Veterans attend FREE)

 

Market Research: High Quality and In-Depth Analysis for Small Business

Date: February 3, 2015
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Osceola Chamber of Commerce Building
City: Osceola

Description: The right information is crucial to small business success. Learn about the no-cost marketing research tools and assistance to help any entrepreneur start or any business owner grow a business. Recommended for both start-up and existing businesses.

 

Create Your Own Website Using Weebly

Date: February 17, 2015
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Newport Business Resource Center
City: Newport

Description: Does your business need a website? Have you been held back by a lack of funds or a lack of technical skills? Come sit down with our laptop lab and design a free website using Weebly. Step-by-step, we will help you create a free account and an attractive, functional, five-page website. Registration is limited to 10 participants.

 

How to Write a Business Plan

Date: February 19, 2015
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Delta Center Building, ASU’s Main Campus
City: Jonesboro

Description: No matter how large or small, all businesses must have a business plan! A business plan will help you define your concept, evaluate your competition, determine risks, and estimate your costs. This seminar will explain and illustrate the business plan format.

 

Show Me the Money: Finding Financing for Your Small Business

Date: February 19, 2015
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Delta Center Building, ASU’s Main Campus
City: Jonesboro

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.

 

Create Your Own Website Using Weebly

Date: February 24, 2015
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Paragould Regional Chamber of Commerce Building
City: Paragould

Description: Does your business need a website? Have you been held back by a lack of funds or a lack of technical skills? Come sit down with our laptop lab and design a free website using Weebly. Step-by-step, we will help you create a free account and an attractive, functional, five-page website. Registration is limited to 10 participants.

 

How to Write a Business Plan

Date: March 3, 2015
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Osceola Chamber of Commerce
City: Osceola

Description: No matter how large or small, all businesses must have a business plan! A business plan will help you define your concept, evaluate your competition, determine risks, and estimate your costs. This seminar will explain and illustrate the business plan format.

 

Show Me the Money: Finding Financing for Your Small Business

Date: March 3, 2015
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Osceola Chamber of Commerce
City: Osceola

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.

 

QuickBooks l: Chart of Accounts & Check Writing

Date: March 10, 2015
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Delta Center Building, ASU’s Main Campus
City: Jonesboro

Description: Learn this popular computerized accounting program, hands-on! This seminar covers setting up a new company, chart of accounts, writing checks and bank reconciliation. Participants must be comfortable operating a personal computer in a Windows environment. Seating is limited and registration deadline is March 6.

 

5 Social Media Strategies for Small Business

Date: March 12, 2015
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Batesville Chamber of Commerce
City: Batesville

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.

 

QuickBooks II: Inventory/Accounts Payable

Date: March 12, 2015
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Delta Center Building, ASU’s Main Campus
City: Jonesboro

Description: Learn this popular computerized accounting program, hands-on! This seminar covers inventory, adjusting and report inventory, invoicing, and accounts payable. Participants must be comfortable operating a personal computer in a Windows environment. Seating is limited and registration deadline is March 6.

 

QuickBooks III: Accounts Receivable

Date: March 17, 2015
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Delta Center Building, ASU’s Main Campus
City: Jonesboro

Description: Learn this popular computerized accounting program, hands-on! This seminar teaches how to set up necessary information to set up and use accounts receivable. Participants must be comfortable operating a personal computer in a Windows environment. Seating is limited and registration deadline is March 6.

 

QuickBooks IV: Payroll

Date: March 19, 2015
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Delta Center Building, ASU’s Main Campus
City: Jonesboro

Description: Learn this popular computerized accounting program, hands-on! This seminar teaches how to set up necessary information to set up and use payroll features, originating paychecks and other issues. Participants must be comfortable operating a personal computer in a Windows environment. Seating is limited and registration deadline is March 6.

 

SBA Loan Programs for Your Small Business

Date: March 31, 2015
Time: 10:00 am
Location: North Golf Course Club House
City: Cherokee Village

Description: Join us for a free lender and business networking event. Learn about the U.S. Small Business Administration loan guarantee programs and how they can help your small business. Then network with area lenders focused on helping you start and maintain your business.

 

Website Tracking for Your Small Business

Date: April 3, 2015
Time: 11:00 am
Location: Baxter County Library
City: Mountain Home

Description: Learn how to use your website analytics to monitor your online marketing and grow your small business. The seminar will be instructed by Tobias Pugsley of VisionAmp Marketing Inc.

 

Starting a Business in Arkansas

Date: April 9, 2015
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce
City: Batesville

Description: This seminar prepares you for the intensive business planning process, identifies major steps crucial to starting a business, discusses key issues that affect the success of your business, and discusses start-up requirements and common pitfalls that you will face as an entrepreneur. (Veterans attend FREE)

 

Market Research: High Quality and In-Depth Analysis for Small Business

Date: April 9, 2015
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce
City: Batesville

Description: The right information is crucial to small business success. Learn about the no-cost marketing research tools and assistance to help any entrepreneur start or any business owner grow a business. Recommended for both start-up and existing businesses.

 

Starting a Business in Arkansas

Date: April 23, 2015
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Delta Center Building, ASU’s Main Campus
City: Jonesboro

Description: This seminar prepares you for the intensive business planning process, identifies major steps crucial to starting a business, discusses key issues that affect the success of your business, and discusses start-up requirements and common pitfalls that you will face as an entrepreneur. (Veterans attend FREE)

 

Market Research: High Quality and In-Depth Analysis for Small Businesses

Date: April 23, 2015
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Delta Center Building, ASU’s Main Campus
City: Jonesboro

Description: The right information is crucial to small business success. Learn about the no-cost marketing research tools and assistance to help any entrepreneur start or any business owner grow a business. Recommended for both start-up and existing businesses.

 

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