Feb
12
Wed
Social Media to Promote Your Business
Feb 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Social Media to Promote Your Business @ Raritan Valley Community College

Social Media to Promote Your Business
SB405 – 3 hours

Connect with consumers through Social Media to increase your brand awareness and sales. Learn the essential steps and tactics necessary for the small business owner using LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.
Instructor: Susan Wilcox, e-Dynamic Marketing

Course fee: $59
Wed, Feb 12, 6-9pm
CRN 60078

Register securely online via the RVCC website.
Questions? Call the SBDC office at (908) 526-1200 x8516.

Feb
26
Wed
Networking 101
Feb 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Networking 101 @ Raritan Valley Community College, Workforce Training Center

Networking 101
SB746 – 3 hours

It’s not what you know or who you know . . . it’s who knows you. Online and off-line networking will increase your sphere of influence, establish your brand identity, build trust, generate word-of-mouth, and attract business opportunities. Learn to write and deliver an attention-getting “elevator speech.” Start networking immediately: bring your business cards and brochures to class.
Instructor: Vicki Lynne Morgan, Russmor Mentoring Group

Course fee: $59
Wed, Feb 26, 6-9pm
Attend In-Person = CRN 60046

Register securely online via the RVCC website.
Questions? Call the SBDC office at (908) 526-1200 x8516.

Mar
4
Wed
Planning Your New Website
Mar 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Planning Your New Website @ Raritan Valley Community College, Workforce Training Center

Planning Your New Website
SB421 – 3 hours

Learn the biggest mistakes to avoid when building a website and discover what the search engines want. Find out how to register your domain name, choose web hosting, accept payments online, and evaluate whether to do it yourself or hire a professional.
Instructor: Roland Reinhart, Reinhart Marketing

Course fee: $59
Wed, Mar 4, 6-9pm
Attend In-Person = CRN 60018
Attend Online = CRN 60042

Watch this class description video:

Virtual seats are also available for this class and others. Please view our SBDC Webinars.

Register securely online via the RVCC website.
Questions? Call the SBDC office at (908) 526-1200 x8516.

Mar
11
Wed
Intro to Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
Mar 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Intro to Search Engine Optimization (SEO) @ Raritan Valley Community College, Workforce Training Center

Introduction to Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
SB404 – 3 hours

Learn how to improve your website visibility in the major search engines (Google and Bing). Participants learn SEO best practices and can ask to have their websites critiqued during the session.
Instructor: Roland Reinhart, Reinhart Marketing

Course fee: $59
Wed, Mar 11, 6-9pm
Attend In-Person: CRN 60019
Attend Online: CRN 60043

Watch this class description video:

Virtual seats are also available for this class and others. Please view our SBDC Webinars.

Register securely online via the RVCC website.
Questions? Call the SBDC office at (908) 526-1200 x8516.

Mar
18
Wed
Introduction to WordPress (Webinar only)
Mar 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Introduction to WordPress (Webinar only)

Introduction to WordPress (Webinar only)
SB463 – 3 hours

33% of websites use WordPress,* one of the most popular website Content Management Systems available. You’ll learn how to set up your own website using self-hosted WordPress. We’ll explain: web hosting, installation, theme selection, plug-ins; and we’ll make sure you know how to keep all your hard work backed up and secure. (3 hours)
Instructor: Roland Reinhart, Reinhart Marketing

Course fee: $59
Wed, Mar 18, 6-9pm
Attend Online = CRN 60044

Watch this class description video:

* SOURCE: WordPress.org

Virtual seats are also available for this class and others. Please view our SBDC Webinars.

Register securely online via the RVCC website.
Questions? Call the SBDC office at (908) 526-1200 x8516.

Mar
24
Tue
Introduction to Content Marketing and Email (Webinar only)
Mar 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Introduction to Content Marketing and Email  (Webinar only)
SB472 – 3 hours

Content is KING! It helps you get the right message to the right person at the right time. Good content will help customers find you and improve your Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Email marketing will help you keep your current customers coming back and help you convert your prospective customers into buyers. Used together, Content Marketing and email create a strong combination of marketing tools that will help you grow your business.
Instructor: Susan Wilcox, eDynamic Marketing

Course fee: $59
Tue, Mar 24, 6-9pm
CRN 60079

Register securely online via the RVCC website.
Questions? Call the SBDC office at (908) 526-1200 x8516.

Apr
1
Wed
Intro to Google Analytics (Webinar only)
Apr 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Intro to Google Analytics (Webinar only) @ Internet

Introduction to Google Analytics (Webinar only)
SB418 – 3 hours

Does your website and marketing work? Learn how to use the powerful, free reporting tool, Google Analytics, to measure the effectiveness of your marketing efforts.
Instructor: Roland Reinhart, Reinhart Marketing

Course fee: $59
Wed, Apr 1, 6-9pm
Attend online: CRN 60021

Register securely online via the RVCC website.
Questions? Call the SBDC office at (908) 526-1200 x8516.

Apr
6
Mon
Creating Video for the Web (Webinar only)
Apr 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Creating Video for the Web (Webinar only) @ Internet

Creating Video for the Web  (Webinar only)
SB406 – 3 hours

From planning to production to distribution, learn the basic skills and tools you’ll need to create professional video content to promote your brand and publish it online.
Instructor: Roland Reinhart, Reinhart Marketing

Course fee: $59
Mon, Apr 6, 6-9pm
Attend Online  = CRN 60035

Watch this class description video:

Register securely online via the RVCC website.
Questions? Call the SBDC office at (908) 526-1200 x8516.

Apr
22
Wed
Business Plan 101 – WEBINAR only
Apr 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Business Plan 101 - WEBINAR only @ Raritan Valley Community College, Workforce Training Center

Business Plan 101 – Webinar only
SB747 – 3 hours

Entrepreneurs need customized business plans — a fundamental tool for determining the viability and potential for business ideas. In an aggressive marketplace, business plans serve as game plans that help established businesses sustain momentum and profitability. Attendees explore the benefits of business plan templates.
Instructor: Vicki Lynne Morgan, Russmor Mentoring Group

Course fee: $59
CRN 60047 Wed, April 22

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

Apr
29
Wed
Marketing Analysis 101 – WEBINAR only
Apr 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Marketing Analysis 101 - WEBINAR only @ Raritan Valley Community College, Workforce Training Center

Marketing Analysis 101 WEBINAR only
SB748 –

Market analysis is critical for making the best business decisions, planning strategically to launching your business and sustaining an established company. You’ll learn how to collect and analyze data about your industry, advancements in technology, competitive activity, and target market profiles.
Instructor: Vicki Lynne Morgan, Russmor Mentoring Group

Course fee: $59
CRN 60048 Wed, Apr 29, 6-9pm

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

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

Sep
16
Wed
Promote Your Business with Social Media – WEBINAR
Sep 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Promote Your Business with Social Media  – WEBINAR
SB405 – 3 hours
Improve your social media skills.  Get better results.  Understand the impact of a clear social media strategy and learn how to attract new customers.  Determine which platforms are right for your business, learn what to post and when, and discover the tips, tricks and tools that will help you save time and effort.

Instructor: Susan Wilcox, e-Dynamic Marketing

Course fee: $59
CRN 50132   Wed, Sep 16, 6-9pm

For information and to register, please view our SBDC Webinars page.

Questions?  Contact the SBDC office:  Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516    Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Sep
23
Wed
Planning Your New Website – WEBINAR
Sep 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Planning Your New Website - WEBINAR @ Raritan Valley Community College, Workforce Training Center

Planning Your New Website

SB421 – 3 hours

Learn the biggest mistakes to avoid when building a website and discover what the search engines want. Find out how to register your domain name, choose web hosting, accept payments online, and evaluate whether to do it yourself or hire a professional.

Instructor: Roland Reinhart, Reinhart Marketing

Course fee: $59
CRN 50122 Wed, Sep 23, 6-9pm

For information and to register, please view our SBDC Webinars page.

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Sep
30
Wed
Intro to Search Engine Optimization (SEO) – WEBINAR
Sep 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Intro to Search Engine Optimization (SEO)  - WEBINAR @ Raritan Valley Community College, Workforce Training Center

Intro to Search Engine Optimization (SEO)  – WEBINAR

SB404 – 3 hours

Learn how to improve your website visibility in Google. Participants learn SEO best practices for beginners. You can also request to have your current website critiqued during the session.

Instructor: Roland Reinhart, Reinhart Marketing

Course fee: $59
CRN 50124 Wed, Sep 30, 6-9pm

For information and to register, please view our SBDC Webinars page.

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

 

Watch this class description video:

Oct
7
Wed
Introduction to WordPress – WEBINAR
Oct 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Introduction to WordPress - WEBINAR

Introduction to WordPress – WEBINAR
SB463 – 3 hours

35% of websites use WordPress, one of the most popular website Content Management Systems available. You’ll learn how to set up your own website using self-hosted WordPress. We’ll explain: web hosting, installation, theme selection, plug-ins; and we’ll make sure you know how to keep all your hard work backed up and secure.

Instructor: Roland Reinhart, Reinhart Marketing

Course fee: $59

CRN 50126 Wed, Oct 7, 6-9pm

For information and to register, please view our SBDC Webinars page.

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Watch this class description video:

* SOURCE: WordPress.org
Oct
12
Mon
Part II and III: QuickBooks Set up and A/R and A/P – Online Option – WEBINAR
Oct 12 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 14 @ 9:00 pm
Part II and III: QuickBooks Set up and A/R and A/P - Online Option - WEBINAR @ Raritan Valley Community College, Workforce Training Center

Part II and III: QuickBooks Set up and A/R and A/P – Online Option – WEBINAR

SB281 – 9 hours

In a simulated real business environment learn how to manage both the Customers/Sales and Vendors/Expenses capabilities in QuickBooks. Perform and practice Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable transactions and reporting. Prerequisite: Accounting Fundamentals

Instructor: Carla Fallone, MBA, Fallone Business Resources

Course fee: $169

CRN 50358 Mon/Tue/Wed, Oct 12, 13 & 14, 6-9 pm

For information and to register, please view our SBDC Webinars page.

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Oct
14
Wed
Intro to Search Engine Advertising – WEBINAR
Oct 14 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Intro to Search Engine Advertising - WEBINAR @ Internet

Intro to Search Engine Advertising – WEBINAR

SB473 – 3 hours

Learn the basics of running text ads on search engine result pages to help your business be found by consumers. Intended for beginners, this class will explain how to start using Google Ads (formerly Google Adwords). We will also explain how to identify keyword phrases that consumers may use to find your business, write text ads, prepare website landing pages, and set up your first paid search engine advertising campaign.

Instructor: Roland Reinhart, Reinhart Marketing

Course fee: $59

CRN 50303   Wed, Oct 14, 6-9pm

For information and to register, please view our SBDC Webinars page.

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Watch this class description video:

Oct
20
Tue
Networking 101 – WEBINAR
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Networking 101 - WEBINAR @ Raritan Valley Community College, Workforce Training Center

Networking 101 – WEBINAR

SB746 – 3 hours

It’s not what you know or who you know . . . it’s who knows you. Online and off-line networking will increase your sphere of influence, establish your brand identity, build trust, generate word-of-mouth, and attract business opportunities. Learn to write and deliver an attention-getting “elevator speech.” Start networking immediately: bring your business cards and brochures to class. Instructor: Vicki Lynne Morgan Russmor Mentoring Group

Course fee: $59

CRN 50294 Tue, Oct 20, 6-9pm

For information and to register, please view our SBDC Webinars page.

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Oct
21
Wed
Intro to Google Analytics – WEBINAR
Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Intro to Google Analytics - WEBINAR @ Internet

Intro to Google Analytics – WEBINAR

SB418 – 3 hours

Does your website and marketing work? Learn how to use the powerful free reporting tool, Google Analytics, to measure the effectiveness of your marketing efforts.

Instructor: Roland Reinhart, Reinhart Marketing

Course fee: $59

CRN 50131 Wed, Oct 21, 6-9pm

For information and to register, please view our SBDC Webinars page.

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

 

Oct
27
Tue
Market Analysis 101 – WEBINAR
Oct 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Market Analysis 101 - WEBINAR @ Raritan Valley Community College, Workforce Training Center

Market Analysis 101 – WEBINAR

SB748 – 3 hours

Market analysis is critical for making the best business decisions, planning strategically to launching your business and sustaining an established company. You’ll learn how to collect and analyze data about your industry, advancements in technology, competitive activity, and target market profiles.

Instructor: Vicki Lynne Morgan, Russmor Mentoring Group

Course fee: $59

CRN 50295 Tue, Oct 27, 6-9pm     REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

 

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Oct
28
Wed
Creating Video for the Web – WEBINAR
Oct 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Creating Video for the Web - WEBINAR @ Internet

Create Video for Your Business – WEBINAR
SB406 – 3 hours

From planning to production to distribution, learn the basic skills and tools you’ll need to create professional video content to promote your brand and publish it online.

Instructor: Roland Reinhart, Reinhart Marketing

Course fee: $59

CRN 50311 Wed, Oct 28, 6-9pm     REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Watch this class description video:

Register securely online via the RVCC website.
Questions? Call the SBDC office at (908) 526-1200 x8516.

Nov
3
Tue
Business Plan 101 – WEBINAR
Nov 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Business Plan 101 - WEBINAR @ Raritan Valley Community College, Workforce Training Center

Business Plan 101 – WEBINAR

SB747 – 3 hours Entrepreneurs need customized business plans − a fundamental tool for determining the viability and potential for business ideas. In an aggressive marketplace, business plans serve as game plans that help established businesses sustain momentum and profitability. Attendees explore the benefits of business plan templates.

Instructor: Vicki Lynne Morgan Russmor Mentoring Group

Course fee: $59

CRN 50297 Tue, Nov 3, 6-9pm     REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Nov
4
Wed
How to Develop an Effective Holistic Business – WEBINAR
Nov 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
How to Develop an Effective Holistic Business - WEBINAR @ Raritan Valley Community College, Workforce Training Center

How to Develop an Effective Holistic Business – WEBINAR

SB467 – 3 hours

Launching any small business is difficult but a holistic business faces additional unique challenges. Learn how to educate and attract clients for your unique services and build a practice that sustains. Develop an effective strategic plan, market on a small budget, and learn time-management techniques. This class addresses issues for the pre-venture or in-business practitioner.

Instructor: Camille Miller, MBA, The Natural Life Business Partnership

Course fee: $59

CRN 50103 Wed, Nov 4, 6-9pm     REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Introduction to Content Marketing and Email – WEBINAR
Nov 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Intro to Content Marketing & Email – WEBINAR

SB472 – 3 hours

Content is KING! It helps you get the right message to the right person at the right time. Good content will help customers find you and improve your Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Email marketing will help you keep your current customers coming back and help you convert your prospective customers into buyers. Used together, Content Marketing and email create a strong combination of marketing tools that will help you grow your business.

Instructor: Susan Wilcox, eDynamic Marketing

Course fee: $59

CRN 50127 Wed, Nov 4, 6-9pm     REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

 

Nov
17
Tue
Marketing 101 – WEBINAR
Nov 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Marketing 101 - WEBINAR @ Raritan Valley Community College, Workforce Training Center

Marketing 101 – 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 50298 Tue, Nov 17, 6-9pm     REGISTER FOR THIS DATE

Questions? Contact the SBDC office: Phone:  (908) 526-1200 x8516  Email: sbdc@raritanval.edu

Nov
18
Wed
Website Copywriting – WEBINAR
Nov 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Website Copywriting - WEBINAR @ Raritan Valley Community College, Workforce Training Center

Website Copywriting – WEBINAR

SB476 – 3 hours

The average website visit lasts less than 15 seconds – that is all you have to win over a potential customer. Your website is the showcase of your online presence and if it is not done right, you are turning customers away. Learn what y