Apr
30
Thu
Basics of Small Business Insurance – WEBINAR only
Apr 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Basics of Small Business Insurance  - WEBINAR only @ Raritan Valley Community College, Workforce Training Center

Basics of Small Business Insurance  – WEBINAR only
SB448 – 3 hours

Are you a small business owner who is operating without insurance, or under-insured, and needs to learn the basics of both insurance and risk management techniques to protect your company from catastrophic loss? Learn about the types of insurance coverage needed to build a basic insurance program and different ways to buy insurance or to self-insure.
Instructor: Sal Ricciardone, CPCU

Registration is required.

Course fee: FREE
CRN 60071 Wed, Apr 22,  30  6-9pm

Register securely online via the RVCC website.
Questions? Email the SBDC office at  sbdc@raritanval.edu  

May
6
Wed
Marketing 101 – WEBINAR only
May 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Building Your Marketing Plan  WEBINAR
SB749 – 3 hours

Marketing is about getting people interested in your company’s product or service. Marketing builds brand identity and trust, gives people reasons to buy, and validates the buying decision. Marketing gets people ‘knocking on your door,’ then your selling skills take over!
Instructor: Vicki Lynne Morgan, Russmor Mentoring Group

Course fee: $59
CRN 60049 Wed, May 6, 6-9pm

Register securely online via the RVCC website.
Questions? Email the SBDC office at sbdc@raritanval.edu

May
13
Wed
Selling 101 – WEBINAR only
May 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Selling 101  - WEBINAR only @ Raritan Valley Community College, Workforce Training Center

Selling 101  WEBINAR
SB750 – 3 hours

No one is a born salesperson, yet we all live by selling something. Those who are motivated and committed can achieve success by learning the basics of customer relationship management and steps in the ‘Anatomy of a Sale.’ Through instruction, visual guidelines and role play, the anxiety and fear of selling disappears. You’ll discover a selling system that is easy to follow to achieve your goals and to earn sales.
Instructor: Vicki Lynne Morgan, Russmor Mentoring Group

Course fee: $59
CRN 60050 Wed, May 13,6-9pm

Register securely online via the RVCC website.
Questions? Email the SBDC office at sbdc@raritanval.edu

May
20
Wed
Maximize Your Trade Show Investment – WEBINAR only
May 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Maximize Your Trade Show Investment  - WEBINAR only @ Raritan Valley Community College, Workforce Training Center

Maximize Your Trade Show Investment  (WEBINAR)
SB730 – 3 hours

Don’t underestimate the value of trade show and event marketing – the most powerful tools in your marketing mix for uncovering and landing new business opportunities. Find out what you don’t know about trade shows and how to choose your exhibit space, budget time and resources, promote your participation (before, during and after), increase booth traffic, capture the interest of those passing by (in less than 7 seconds), qualify visitors, and get the best follow-up results.
Instructor: Vicki Lynne Morgan, Russmor Mentoring Group

Registration is required.
Course fee: FREE
CRN 60070 Wed, May 20, 6-9pm

Register securely online via the RVCC website.
Questions? Email the SBDC office at sbdc@raritanval.edu

May
26
Tue
SEO for Beginners – WEBINAR
May 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
SEO for Beginners  - WEBINAR

SEO for Beginners    (WEBINAR)   

1 hour:  12Noon – 1PM  
Take advantage of your downtime and take back some control by working on your digital marketing. Search Engine Optimization helps you get found in the Google search results, but it can be very complex and intimidating to do well.
To keep things simple for the average small business owner, this back-to-basics class will focus on very specific, actionable steps you can take to make immediate improvements to your website. It’s about simple keyword research, website structure, on-page optimization.
NOTE: We will NOT discuss any advanced tactics, inbound link building, “black hat” tips, or local listings. It’s just to help absolute beginners get started on their SEO journey. If you know nothing about SEO, you should attend.

Instructor: Roland Reinhart, Reinhart Marketing
Course fee: FREE
CRN 60266     Tues, May 26, 12 – 1 pm

For more information on virtual classes and to register securely online visit our SBDCWebinars page

Questions or trouble registering? Email the SBDC office at sbdc@raritanval.edu

Jun
9
Tue
Google Ads for Beginners – WEBINAR
Jun 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Google Ads for Beginners - WEBINAR

Google Ads for Beginners   (WEBINAR)

1 hour:  12Noon – 1PM

Having a hard time getting found in the Google search results? Learn how to get ahead of your competitors with some quick, actionable tips to set up a simple search advertising campaign and begin generating leads for your business using Google Ads. Take back some control by working on your digital marketing.
This is for beginners only with NO prior experience with Google Ads/Adwords. We’ll go through basic steps to create a simple text ad campaign.
NOTE: We will NOT discuss Remarketing, YouTube ads, Display ads, Shopping ads, audiences, or other advanced tactics so we don’t overwhelm the participants.

Instructor: Roland Reinhart, Reinhart Marketing, LLC
Course fee: FREE
CRN 60267    Tue June 9, 2020  12Noon – 1PM

For more information on virtual classes and to register securely online visit our SBDCWebinars page

Questions or trouble registering? Email the SBDC office at sbdc@raritanval.edu

Jun
15
Mon
COVID-19 Safety Measures – WEBINAR
Jun 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

COVID-19 Safety Measures (WEBINAR)

1 hour:  12Noon – 1PM

The CDC, OSHA, and state government all have released safety guidelines in reaction to COVID-19.  Where should an entrepreneur start? Join Karen Auld as she breaks down the requirements, shares references and helps you build a COVID-19 Safety Plan for your business. (Please note: This course is intended for in-business entrepreneurs.)

Instructor: Karen Auld, KCA
Course fee: FREE
CRN 60270   Mon June 15, 2020  12Noon – 1PM

For more information on virtual classes and to register securely online visit our SBDCWebinars page

Questions or trouble registering? Email the SBDC office at sbdc@raritanval.edu

Jun
16
Tue
Maximize PPP Loan Forgiveness – WEBINAR
Jun 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Maximize PPP Loan Forgiveness (WEBINAR)

1 hour:  12Noon – 1PM

This webinar will review the requirements for loan forgiveness, insights and planning opportunities utilizing the guidance available from the SBA to date. (Please note: This course is intended for in-business entrepreneurs.)

Instructor: Gail Rosen, CPA
Course fee: FREE
CRN 60271   Tue June 16, 2020  12Noon – 1PM

For more information on virtual classes and to register securely online visit our SBDCWebinars page

Questions or trouble registering? Email the SBDC office at sbdc@raritanval.edu

Jun
22
Mon
Life by Design – Not by Default – WEBINAR
Jun 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Life by Design – Not by Default  (WEBINAR)

1 hour:  12Noon – 1PM

Did you scrap your 2020 Business Plan because of Coronavirus?  Well, it’s time to get back on track.  Certified Success Coach, Karen Auld, will lead you through an exercise to design a plan for the rest of 2020. (Please note: This course is intended for in-business entrepreneurs.)

Instructor: Karen Auld, KCA
Course fee: FREE
CRN 60272  Mon June 22, 2020  12Noon – 1PM

For more information on virtual classes and to register securely online visit our SBDCWebinars page

Questions or trouble registering? Email the SBDC office at sbdc@raritanval.edu

Jun
23
Tue
Email Marketing for Beginners – WEBINAR
Jun 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Email Marketing for Beginners - WEBINAR

Email Marketing for Beginners  (WEBINAR)

1 hour:  12Noon – 1PM

Frustrated with social media? Not sure you want to spend money on online advertising? What if I told you that you could build long lasting relationships that convert into customers, become evangelists on your behalf, or refer others to you?
Now is the time for you to begin email marketing for your business. It’s challenging to catch a prospect’s attention in social media. But if you can deliver a quality, relevant message to their email inbox, you have a good chance of building a long-lasting relationship.
Attend this webinar to learn step-by-step how to create your first email campaign using the free version of MailChimp.
NOTE: This is for beginners only with NO prior experience with email marketing or MailChimp. We will NOT discuss other email marketing platforms, list buying, audience segmentation, or other advanced tactics so we don’t overwhelm the participants.

Instructor: Roland Reinhart, Reinhart Marketing, LLC
Course fee: FREE
CRN 60268   Tue June 23, 2020  12Noon – 1PM

For more information on virtual classes and to register securely online visit our SBDCWebinars page

Questions or trouble registering? Email the SBDC office at sbdc@raritanval.edu