Future Forward Business Ignitor Course

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Sierra Commons and the Sierra SBDC bring you the Future Forward Business Ignitor Course As Fall approaches, changes to our local economy are accelerating. The end of Pandemic Unemployment Assistance and shifting job market dynamics are leading many people to reevaluate their personal and professional priorities. Entrepreneurship may now be the best option for those working towards a [...]

CalOSBA Microbusiness COVID-19 Relief Grants Program Informational Webinar

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oin the California Office of the Small Business Advocate for this informational webinar on the Microbusiness COVID-19 Relief Grants Program. This webinar is for California's county government representatives who wish to become grantmaking entities of this program. This program will solicit applications from California’s 58 county governments as eligible grantmaking entities to administer a grant [...]

COVID-19 Updates for Manufacturers: Available Programs & Services, OSHA, & HR Issues

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Many small and medium-sized manufacturers are still struggling to keep up with the fluctuating workplace safety standards and overall understanding of available programs and resources concerning their workforce. During this webinar, experts will provide information on one-on-one business technical assistance, employee subsidies, tax credits, and free PPE in regards to COVID-19, as well as offer [...]

COVID-19 Updates for Manufacturers: Available Programs & Services, OSHA, & HR Issues

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Many small and medium-sized manufacturers are still struggling to keep up with the fluctuating workplace safety standards and overall understanding of available programs and resources concerning their workforce. During this webinar, experts will provide information on one-on-one business technical assistance, employee subsidies, tax credits, and free PPE in regards to COVID-19, as well as offer [...]

Trademark basics

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This is an essential session for entrepreneurs or small business owners interested in obtaining a trademark. We will explore the different types of trademarks, including names, designs, logos, and trade dress. We will also cover: How to perform a trademark search How to strengthen descriptive marks The steps to file a trademark application The fees [...]

Build Customer Loyalty with Excellent Customer Service

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Date: 10/27/21 Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (PDT) Status: Open - 50 places remaining Registration Deadline: 10/27/21 8:00 AM (PDT) Fee: No Fee Point of Contact: Danielle Sparks (619) 258-3670 Program Format: Online Meeting (Live) Training Topics: Customer Relations Description:   Learn tips and tricks to improve your customer service skills so that you can retain customers and [...]

SBIR/STTR Program Essentials

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Let’s talk about the federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs, known as America's Seed Fund. In this virtual workshop, we will be discussing grant programs, how to plan for your submission, and the types of planning which go into a Phase I and Phase II grant. In addition [...]

Emerging ZEV Industries:  Innovation and the Go To Market

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Emerging ZEV Industries:  Innovation and the Go To Market Thursday, October 28th  8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Join the GO-Biz International and ZEV teams for what promises to be a fascinating webinar focused on “Emerging ZEV Industries: Innovation and the Go To Market.” This is a great opportunity for policy and business leaders in the [...]

Financial Management for your Business

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Don't miss this exclusive webinar on understanding your financials for your business. For many entrepreneurs, understanding the numbers is one of the more challenging parts of the small business journey. This webinar is designed to help startup and existing entrepreneurs understand the most important aspects of financial management for small business. We'll cover key concepts [...]

Capital and Technical Assistance Strategies to Support Minority Small Businesses in the Central Valley

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The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation is convening a “Capital and Technical Assistance Strategies to Support Minority Small Businesses in the Central Valley” webinar on October 28, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Minority small businesses have limited options accessing flexible micro-business loans - a critical need when wealth is limited - and technical assistance that [...]