Jonesboro Area ASBTDC Events

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

Starting a Business in Arkansas

Date: April 23, 2014
Time: 9:00 am
Location: ASU Delta Center for Economic Development
City: Jonesboro

Description: 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. Learn what to do to be successful — before you open the doors! (Veterans & AARP Members attend FREE)

 

What to Expect When Applying for a Business Loan

Date: April 23, 2014
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: ASU Delta Center for Economic Development
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.

 

Website in a Day

Date: May 8, 2014
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Cross County Chamber of Commerce
City: Wynne

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.

 

5 Small Business Strategies for Social Media

Date: May 15, 2014
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: ASU Delta Center for Economic Development
City: Jonesboro

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.

 

Facebook 101 for Business

Date: May 22, 2014
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: ASU Delta Center for Economic Development
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?

 

Twitter Basics for Business

Date: May 30, 2014
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: ASU Delta Center for Economic Development
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.

 

5 Small Business Strategies for Social Media

Date: June 6, 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.

 

Advanced Facebook & Google Ads

Date: June 12, 2014
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Delta Center Building, ASU’s Main Campus
City: Jonesboro

Description: Over 500 million people are currently on Facebook and more than 700,000 businesses have pages that allow them to find and develop profitable relationships with potential customers. Are YOU on Facebook to greet them? You’ll also learn about free online tools for researching keywords and for tracking and analyzing your online customers.

 

Emerging Social Media: Pinterest & Instagram

Date: June 19, 2014
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Delta Center Building, ASU’s Main Campus
City: Jonesboro

Description: Join us for a fun and fast paced look at these emerging social networks. In this seminar we will explore how these social networks may fit your business and how to make these effective. We will also discuss time management tips on how to make sure you are spending the appropriate amounts of time on these social networks.

 

Show Me The Money: The Realities of Financing Your Business

Date: June 24, 2014
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.

 

Design and Branding Basics for Business

Date: June 26, 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.

 

The Value of IT in Your Business

Date: July 24, 2014
Time: 11:00 am
Location: Delta Center Building, ASU’s Main Campus
City: Jonesboro

Description: Maybe you are wondering how Internet Technology can benefit your business. In this workshop you will learn tips to show you the value of IT to your business. Maybe you’ve never thought how useful these tools can be to your business!

 

Starting a Business in Arkansas

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

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.

 

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 is more important than ever! Let us show you tips and solutions to all your security needs for your 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.

 

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