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Past Events

Reading Your Data – Web & Social Analytics

When: Wednesday, April 12th
Time: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Your Computer

What you measure, you can manage. Jennifer Shaheen, the Technology Therapist, opens the world of digital analytics for the small business owner.


Web Site Do’s & Don’ts

When: Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Your website is your business’ home on the internet. Learn how to attract customers to your website, provide a memorable, satisfying online experience, and create long-lasting, profitable relationships.


Digital Marketing 2017 – What’s Hot and What’s Not

When: Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Small business owners have to be smart and strategic to be successful on social media. Learn how to make the most of digital marketing trends.


Being A Successful Business Owner

When: Tuesday, November 29th 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

A program to guide small business owners to G.R.O.W. (Generate Revenue through Opportunities and Wisdom)


Webinar: Exploring Business/Franchise Ownership

When: Tuesday, November 15th 1:00 – 2:00 pm and again at 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Is franchising right for you? Join us, and get the facts!


10 Business Situations You Need To Be Prepared For To Avoid Downtime Or Disasters

When: Wednesday, September 21st from 7:00 am – 8:00 pm

Weather isn’t the only disaster to prepare for. Join us to learn steps you can take to be a proactive business owner!

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Buy, Build or Franchise?

When: Wednesday, June 29th and Wednesday, July 6th at 7:00pm

We’ll discuss the pros/cons of starting a business from scratch, acquiring a business, or buying a franchise in this FREE webinar from SCORE & FranNet.


Simple Steps to a Well-Run Business

When: Thursday, June 30th at 4:00pm

Canon USA partners with SCORE for a new workshop series focused on helping small businesses remain successful.


Review Me!

When: Tuesday, June 21 from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Reviews are so important to a business’s success internally and externally.

Our experts will share their experience about giving reviews, receiving feedback and goal setting for yourself, your staff and your business.


Stretched Too Thin

When: Tuesday, May 24 from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Have control issues? Want to enjoy a day off sometime? Learn how you can have the best of both worlds by developing smart delegation strategies.


Managing Your Money

When: Tuesday, April 26 from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Tax season forces us to focus on our money management. Learn now to make the most of every dollar from our expert panel.


Digital Marketing Trends

When: Tuesday, March 29 from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

The digital landscape changes on the daily. Join our expert panel as they discuss what’s now and what’s coming next.


Leading from the Front

When: Tuesday, February 23 from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Get the inside scoop on what life as an entrepreneur is actually like. During this 1-hour webinar 3 business owners will share share the game changing leadership decisions they had to make.


Facebook Advertising

When: Tuesday, November 10 from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

During this 1-hour webinar you’ll learn about the different types of Facebook advertising available, which ones are best to use and why.  You’ll understand what will generate a sale, a lead and extend your reach with retargeting from  current website visitors.


Business Credit Advice

When: Wednesday, November 4 from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

During this 1 hour webinar you’ll learn what it takes to get and keep good business credit. How to structure your business so you can apply and receive business credit in the quickest way possible. Plus learn how to keep your business credit in good standing while protecting your personal assets.


LinkedIn Tips, Tricks & Best Practices

For Building Your Reputation & Your Business

When: Tuesday, October 27 from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

During this 1 hour webinar you’ll learn the difference between your profile and a company page, what tools you should be using to build your reputation on LinkedIn, the best times to make updates and how to turn off settings to protect your privacy.


Introduction to Google Analytics

When: Tuesday, October 13 from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

During this 1 hour webinar you’ll learn the basics of Google Analytics. What it is? Why you need to pay attention to this tool for growing your business.  The webinar will show you multiple reports that will help you better understand your website visitor and how they use your website.  This will help you understand if your marketing is working.


Small Business Summit

When: August 26th from 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM at the Grand Prospect Hall in Brooklyn, NY

On August 26th, SCORE will be one of the sponsors for Web.com’s Small Business Summit! Held in-cojunction with this year’s Barclay’s Golf Tournament, the summit provides essential information, tools and support that small business owners can use to grow and succeed. Topics covered will include web design, SEM, SEO, PPC, social media & more!


Don’t Let Weather get YOUR Business Down

When: Wednesday, August 5 at 7:00pm

Keep Your Business Running No Matter What The Weather
During this 1-hour webinar you will learn first-hand from a successful business owner how you and your business can be well prepared for extreme weather.


RETAILERS ONLY: Social Media Day Celebration

When: Tuesday, June 30, 2015 12:00pm

If You’ve Been Struggling to Turn Social Into Sales, This Webinar is For You!
On Tuesday, June 30th, join us for a free informative webinar designed to teach retailers how to promote their businesses effectively on social media. Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, Tumblr and other social media sites are everyday destinations for your customers: do you know how to make the most of your presence there?

As your small business grows, your team will become increasingly more critical to your success. You may rely on your staff to be the face of your company when interacting with customers or to manage daily operations.  You may also depend on them to keep the business going in case of emergency or natural disaster.

Whether you have employees now or will need them in the future, human resource strategies are important for every small business owner. Join us for this 2-part webinar series by Patty Dedominic to learn the 8 most urgent tips for your team’s success.


Franchise Ownership Self Assessment Workshop

When: Wednesday, June 10,2015 1:00pm – 2:00pm

If you are committed to investigating franchise ownership, or just seriously curious, this webinar is for you! Attend SCORE’s free 1 hour webinar on Wed., June 10th from 1 PM – 2 PM, to take a deep dive into the franchise profiling and matchmaking process. Prior to the webinar, please take a moment to fill out this brief survey to help us understand more about your needs and preferences. During the webinar, you’ll be able to take a hands-on assessment of your skills, passions, goals, wants, and needs…to determine whether franchise ownership might be for you. Together, we’ll identify the characteristics in a franchise business that you’re looking for – and discuss the types of franchises that best fit your profile.


 

Franchise Ownership – Leveraging Proven Systems to Achieve Success

When: Wednesday, June 3,2015 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Calling all “wantrepreneurs” and aspiring business owners! Please be invited to attend SCORE’s free, 1 hour webinar on: “Franchise Ownership – Leveraging Proven Systems to Achieve Success“.

In career transition or considering a career change? Unemployed or underemployed? Interested in investing in a business or looking at a semi-absentee opportunity? Owning a franchise could be the answer!


 

Winter Webinar Series

Learn more in the New Year with our Social Media Webinars. Starting January 20th, each week we will be offering you 1 of 5 classes which will cover: Facebook, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Twitter. Find out how to effectively use social media to help your business grow.

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Defeating Downtime: How Mobile Keeps your Business Open

During this 1-hour webinar you will learn from a business owner just like you how you can be prepared no matter what happens. Jennifer Shaheen, Technology Therapist, will share with you her tips on:

  • Creating a plan for working remotely
  • How cloud software make us more efficient all the time
  • How to use Social Media for Customer Communication & Customer Service
  • The importance of creating a social policy for external and internal communication
  • Leveraging other tools: Website, Phones, Email
  • No Electricity, No Problem – Apps for your phone and tablets

Download a FREE copy of the Webinar today!


 Cyber Crime 101: What to Look For

Hackers have become smarter and better organized, developing more complex ways to attack businesses and evade detection. Unlike large companies, with in-house technical expertise and sophisticated security infrastructure, small businesses may not be able to survive a cyber-attack, with nearly 60% of businesses closing within six months of a hack. Understanding what these attacks look like, how they behave, the data they are after and how you can defend against them may be the key to keeping your business, employees and customers safe.

This webinar will provide you with guidance on the steps to take to ensure you are protected from all angles of cybercrime. You will also receive a handy, step-by-step checklist to help you focus on the most vulnerable areas of your digital business.


Everything You Need to Know About Small Business Insurance

As a small business owner, you know every dollar counts. You do everything you can to cut costs, but small business insurance is not something you should go without. Accidents happen, and you have to defend yourself if you’re sued, even if it isn’t your fault. Your small business insurance is there to protect you.

What was learned in this webinar:

  • Why you need business insurance to protect your business
  • How to determine what type of insurance your business needs (general liability, professional liability, workers comp, etc)
  • What to look at when comparing coverage options
  • How to save the most money on your policy
  • Benefits of buying business insurance online

Winter Weather Preparedness

We have all witnessed the devastating effects Mother Nature can cause throughout the year. And as we look ahead to the Winter Weather Season, now is the time to prepare for the threats posed by colder temperatures and frozen precipitation.

Your organization is more than just a place of business to your customers, employees and stakeholders. Your organization is a key aspect of their lives, and one that must be protected. If your organization is affected by adverse weather conditions, how well will you be prepared to serve those who depend on you in their time of need? Click here to view the presentation.


Social Media’s Role in Disaster Recovery

During an emergency, it’s imperative that those within your organization know how to communicate effectively. This need to communicate has led to increasing use of social media platforms during recent disasters across the globe. Join hosts SCORE and Agility Recovery during this webinar to learn the steps and best practices for developing your organization’s strategy for crisis communications utilizing social media. Click here to view the presentation.


10 Steps to Prepare for Disaster

What would you do if a fire, flood, server malfunction or health pandemic occurred at your office? If you had 15 minutes to evacuate, what would you take and where would you go? How would you continue servicing your clients? Having a solid disaster plan in place can save your business and the well-being of your employees. Join SCORE and Agility Recovery for this free online webinar and get your plan started now! Click here to view the presentation.


The Impact of Corporate Preparedness on the Bottom Line

Most corporations are operating on limited resources these days. Management may not feel that corporate preparedness is a vital activity, even despite the many recent events that prove otherwise. This could be in part due to the physical location of the business or just an “it will never happen to me” attitude. Regardless, this webinar will review the far-reaching financial impact of corporate preparedness aside from the ability to recover following any interruption. Click here to view the presentation.

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