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Jonesboro Area ASBTDC Events

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

Get Your Business Online Using Google (FREE!)

Date: August 30, 2016
Time: 2:00 pm
Location: A-State Delta Center
City: Jonesboro

Description: Get Your Business Online (GYBO) is a fast, easy, and free way for small businesses to get online. While 97% of consumers look online for local products and services, 55% of small businesses do not have a website. GYBO provides small businesses with a free website as well as free tools, training, and resources to help their business succeed online.

 

Create Your Own Website Using Weebly

Date: August 31, 2016
Time: 12:00 pm
Location: ASU Mountain Home
City: Mountain Home

Description: Does your business need a website? Have you been held back by a lack of funds or a lack of technical skills? Then, this is the hands-on workshop for you! Come sit down with the ASBTDC’s laptop lab and design a free website using Weebly. You’ll be taken step-by-step through creating a free account and creating an attractive, functional, website.

 

QuickBooks for Beginners

Date: September 6, 2016
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Black River Technical College
City: Pocahontas

Description: Jumpstart your small business accounting needs! QuickBooks desktop software users: this session includes set up, reconciling accounts, working with lists, customers, vendors, assets, & liabilities.

 

QuickBooks II: Day-to-Day Basics

Date: September 6, 2016
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Black River Technical College
City: Pocahontas

Description: Jumpstart your small business accounting needs! Two workshops for QuickBooks desktop software users: this session includes invoicing, receiving payments, bills, handling sales tax & more.

 

Intro to SBIR/STTR Federal Funding Programs

Date: September 8, 2016
Time: 2:00 pm
Location: A-State Delta Center
City: Jonesboro

Description: Participants will learn about the basic requirements for Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer program participation, how to get started with the SBIR/SBTTR programs, and tips for success.

 

QuickBooks III: Beyond the Basics

Date: September 13, 2016
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Black River Technical College
City: Pocahontas

Description: Now that you have the basics down, this session will go over reports, customizing forms, working with inventory, jobs, estimates, progress invoices, and more for QuickBooks desktop.

 

QuickBooks IV: Payroll

Date: September 13, 2016
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Black River Technical College
City: Pocahontas

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 on QuickBooks desktop.

 

Turn Your Passion into Profits: Starting a Woman-Owned Business

Date: September 27, 2016
Time: 9:00 am
Location: A-State Delta Center
City: Jonesboro

Description: This interactive seminar is for women considering entrepreneurship or have recently started a business. This workshop includes information designed to help each participant assess their aptitude and take an in-depth look at their business idea to develop next steps for turning their passion into a profitable business. (Veterans attend FREE)

 

Starting a Business in Arkansas

Date: October 4, 2016
Time: 11:30 am
Location: ASU Newport, Jonesboro
City: Jonesboro

Description: This basic seminar discusses essential startup steps, legal business structures, regulations and licensing, key issues that affect your business success, and common pitfalls entrepreneurs face. A must for first-time small business owners! (Veterans attend FREE)

 

Starting a Business in Arkansas

Date: October 5, 2016
Time: 11:30 am
Location: ASU Newport, Newport
City: Newport

Description: This basic seminar discusses essential startup steps, legal business structures, regulations and licensing, key issues that affect your business success, and common pitfalls entrepreneurs face. A must for first-time small business owners! (Veterans attend FREE)

 

Starting a Business in Arkansas

Date: October 6, 2016
Time: 11:30 am
Location: ASU Newport, Marked Tree
City: Marked Tree

Description: This basic seminar discusses essential startup steps, legal business structures, regulations and licensing, key issues that affect your business success, and common pitfalls entrepreneurs face. A must for first-time small business owners! (Veterans attend FREE)

 

Doing Business with the Federal Government

Date: October 18, 2016
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: A-State Delta Center
City: Jonesboro

Description: The Arkansas Procurement Assistance Center is here to help your business acquire government contracts. APACWatch your sales and revenues grow with proven techniques. Develop a sales strategy, learn how to recognize buyers needs, strengthen your sales team’s communication with customers, and get tips for hiring, training, and evaluating salespeople.

 

Social Media for Healthcare Systems

Date: October 19, 2016
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: A-State Delta Center
City: Jonesboro

Description: If you manage social media accounts for a healthcare business, creating content can be tricky. Learn tips and tricks on social media, and best practices for healthcare social media.

 

Increasing Tourism in Northeast/North Central Arkansas

Date: November 1, 2016
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: ASU Mountain Home
City: Mountain Home

Description: Join us as Arkansas Tourism Director, Joe David Rice, discusses current tourism efforts in Arkansas, and Greg Alexander and Susannah Alms from VisionAmp Marketing instruct on what tourism marketing efforts for small business should look like. The A-State SBTDC will also present on market research for your small business.

 

Disaster Preparedness for Small Business

Date: November 8, 2016
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Batesville
City: Batesville

Description: Get information and basic planning tools to increase the survivability of your business. Learn about local hazards, how to prepare for future disasters, and most importantly, what assistance will be available following a major disaster.

 

How to Write a Business Plan

Date: November 15, 2016
Time: 11:30 am
Location: ASU Newport, Jonesboro
City: Jonesboro

Description: All businesses, especially new ventures, need a business plan. Crafting a plan helps you define your concept, evaluate your competition, determine risks, and estimate costs. Using our “To the Point” outline, learn how to put together a plan that will guide the growth of your business and that you can share with lenders and investors.

 

How to Write a Business Plan

Date: November 16, 2016
Time: 11:30 am
Location: ASU Newport, Newport
City: Newport

Description: All businesses, especially new ventures, need a business plan. Crafting a plan helps you define your concept, evaluate your competition, determine risks, and estimate costs. Using our “To the Point” outline, learn how to put together a plan that will guide the growth of your business and that you can share with lenders and investors.

 

How to Write a Business Plan

Date: November 17, 2016
Time: 11:30 am
Location: ASU Newport, Marked Tree
City: Marked Tree

Description: All businesses, especially new ventures, need a business plan. Crafting a plan helps you define your concept, evaluate your competition, determine risks, and estimate costs. Using our “To the Point” outline, learn how to put together a plan that will guide the growth of your business and that you can share with lenders and investors.

 

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