Russellville Area ASBTDC Events

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

Arkansas Sales & Use Tax Workshop

Date: June 4, 2015
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Beall Barclay & Company
City: Fort Smith

Description: Designed to inform business owners of current sales and use tax laws, help them prevent overpayment of sales tax, teach them about audit risk, and show them how to protect themselves from failure to comply with new regulations. Questions regarding Arkansas incentives and tax credits available to many eligible businesses can also be answered.

 

Introduction to Social Media Marketing (Hands on)

Date: June 11, 2015
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Dardanelle Chamber of Commerce
City: Dardanelle

Description: Participants will learn how social media can be used to promote a business and which sites can fit into their overall online marketing strategy. iPads will be provided during this interactive workshop for an up-close look at some of the most popular social media sites and to demonstrate effective content creation on each site.

 

QuickBooks Day-to-Day Basics (Hands on)

Date: June 17, 2015
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Arkansas Tech University
City: Russellville

Description: Participants will learn to use the day-to-day features of QuickBooks including accounts payable, deposits, sales receipts, accounts receivable, managing sales tax, and more. A basic working knowledge of QuickBooks is recommended to attend this workshop. A computer will be provided for each participant during this interactive session.

 

QuickBooks Day-to-Day Basics (Hands on)

Date: June 23, 2015
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Beall Barclay & Company
City: Fort Smith

Description: Participants will learn to use the day-to-day features of QuickBooks including accounts payable, deposits, sales receipts, accounts receivable, managing sales tax, and more. A basic working knowledge of QuickBooks is recommended to attend this workshop. A computer will be provided for each participant during this interactive session.

 

Put your Business on the Map with Google (FREE!)

Date: June 25, 2015
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Arkansas Tech University
City: Russellville

Description: Businesses with complete online listings are twice as likely to be considered reputable by consumers. Putting your business on Google’s map makes it easier for people to find & connect with your business online. Our hands-on workshop lets you see what your listing looks like on Google search and maps & includes work time to manage your own listing.

 

QuickBooks Beyond the Basics (Hands on)

Date: July 15, 2015
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Arkansas Tech University
City: Russellville

Description: This hands-on workshop is geared toward experienced QuickBooks users with an emphasis on enhancing the basics of day-to-day usage. Participants will learn to customize reports and forms and to work with inventory, jobs, estimates, progress invoices, and more. A computer will be provided for each participant during this interactive session.

 

Small Business Start-Up Summit

Date: July 21, 2015
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Arkansas Tech University
City: Russellville

Description: Three workshops in one day are geared to help your small business get started! “Starting a Business in Arkansas,” “How to Write a Business Plan,” and “Business Financing Options” all help you identify the major steps crucial to starting and financing your endeavor. Valuable resources are included and lunch will be provided. Veterans attend free!

 

QuickBooks Beyond the Basics (Hands on)

Date: July 23, 2015
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Beall Barclay & Company
City: Fort Smith

Description: This hands-on workshop is geared toward experienced QuickBooks users with an emphasis on enhancing the basics of day-to-day usage. Participants will learn to customize reports and forms and to work with inventory, jobs, estimates, progress invoices, and more. A computer will be provided for each participant during this interactive session.

 

Put your Business on the Map with Google (FREE!)

Date: July 28, 2015
Time: 1:30 pm
Location: Arkansas Tech University – Ozark Campus
City: Ozark

Description: Businesses with complete online listings are twice as likely to be considered reputable by consumers. Putting your business on Google’s map makes it easier for people to find & connect with your business online. Our hands-on workshop lets you see what your listing looks like on Google search and maps & includes work time to manage your own listing.

 

Top-Notch Customer Service Lunch & Learn

Date: July 30, 2015
Time: 11:00 am
Location: Central Mall
City: Fort Smith

Description: Customer service is a cost-free marketing technique and a way to set your business apart from your competitors. Join us at this lunch and learn workshop to understand how to stop barriers to customer service, meet customer expectations, handle unhappy customers, and create a culture of customer service! Lunch will be provided compliments of GFSAHB.

 

Small Business Forum: Ask the Experts (FREE!)

Date: August 7, 2015
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Arkansas Tech University
City: Russellville

Description: Experts in five different areas will come together to discuss topics concerning small business ownership and management. Attendees will then have the opportunity to get answers from an attorney, a certified public accountant, a marketing specialist, a business startup consultant, and a lender. There is no fee to attend thanks to Arvest Bank.

 

QuickBooks Payroll (Hands on)

Date: August 12, 2015
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Arkansas Tech University
City: Russellville

Description: Participants will learn necessary information to use the payroll features in QuickBooks accounting software. Topics include tracking employee time, issuing paychecks, paying liabilities, and producing required payroll reports. A computer will be provided for each participant during this interactive session.

 

Discerning Company Performance Data (Lenders Only)

Date: August 14, 2015
Time: 11:00 am
Location: Arkansas Tech University
City: Russellville

Description: Lenders need a keen eye for assessing client financial statements and tax returns. Discerning key data, reading cash flow statements, and reconciling financials to tax returns are important skills for lenders in determining troubled areas and in deciding if a client is a good candidate for financing. Lunch compliments of Beall Barclay & Co.

 

QuickBooks Payroll (Hands on)

Date: August 20, 2015
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Beall Barclay & Company
City: Fort Smith

Description: Participants will learn to use the payroll features in QuickBooks accounting software. Topics include tracking employee time, issuing paychecks, paying liabilities, and producing required payroll reports. A computer is provided for each participant during this interactive session.

 

Website in a Day (Hands on)

Date: August 25, 2015
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Arkansas Tech University
City: Russellville

Description: Does your organization need a website? Have you been held back by a lack of funds or technical skills? Come sit down in our computer 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.

 

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