Upcoming Small Business Services

April 7, 2019

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Digital Media Marketing Bootcamp

Learn how to use social media as a marketing strategy to build your brand and drive sales in this 2-part workshop. We’ll evaluate different social media sites to find the right ones for your business. Enroll ►

Mondays, April 15 & 22
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
$20, $40, $60 sliding based on income for full course

Business Finances Course

Gain a deeper understanding of how to use, apply, and analyze business financial statements and financial tools for your business. Taking the Personal Financial Management Course is encouraged, but is not required to take this course. Sign-up ►

Mondays, April 29 – May 20
7:00 – 9:00 pm
$20, $40, $60 sliding based on income for full course

Leadership Workshop: Raise Your Voice

Develop mindful leadership strategies and strengthen your growth mindset during this three-part workshop. Learn to lead, manage and inspire others and become an effective advocate for yourself and your community. Sign-up ►

Tuesdays, April 30 – May 14
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
$30 or pay what you can


Monthly Small Business Legal Clinic

Request an appointment with a lawyer, at no cost, for 60-minutes to ask them legal questions about your business.

New registration process: Complete this form (see completed example) and send it to Judy Castaneda by Monday, May 7 at 5:00 pm to request an appointment. If you need help completing the form contact Judy.

Tuesday, May 14
6:00, or 7:00 pm

Community Resources

ORCA Special Small Business and Non-profit Subsidy through June 2019

Small businesses and organizations, with 1 to 100 employees can try ORCA for Small Business transit subsidy through June 2019. When an organization subsidizes its employees’ transit passes for the first time, WSDOT provides a 50% subsidy of the employers’ contribution amount up to $10,000.

A great opportunity for small businesses to provide a competitive benefit to their employees. Visit their website or email their Business Advisor team at ORCASmallBiz@steergroup.com to find out more.

Reminder: Use the Client Login to register for programs with your password

All Ventures entrepreneurs now have access to Ventures’ online registration page. Find up-to-date information on all upcoming courses, workshops, and coaching opportunities. Your password has been emailed to you if you are on the Small Business Services newsletter. If you are not on our email list, please reach out to your business coach to get one.

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