• SCORE Announces 2019-2020 Workshops for the Mid-Cape

    SCORE WORKSHOPS IN MID-CAPE                            2019-2020
    ALL HELD AT BRIDGEWATER STATE ON RTE. 28 IN SOUTH YARMOUTH
    TIME: 9:00 – 10:30
     

    1. GROW YOUR BUSINESS THROUGH SOCIAL MEDIA. Effective use of social media is a must for businesses in today’s world.  This workshop will cover a number of basic social media tools for small businesses.  Topics will include an overview of the most popular social media networks, general guidelines on what will be attractive content on those networks and how to post it, and how to use basic analytics to gauge effectiveness of your social media efforts.     Participants will leave this session with a number of tips and tricks for the effective use of social media, including on content and posting.       
                DATE: NOVEMBER 7
     
    1.  CYBERSECURITY – HOW TO IDENTIFY YOUR WEAKNESSES BEFORE A CYBERCRIMINAL DOES:  News reports on Data Breaches are becoming commonplace on the evening news.  To conduct business in today’s world, we are becoming more and more reliant on the internet, electronic commerce, and communicating electronically (either through Social Media or Email).  Knowing what you can do to secure your environment and how to respond to a cyberattack before an attack happens makes a big difference on the lasting effects of an attack.  Participants will learn how to identify strengths and weaknesses and what they can do to secure their environment.
                DATE: DECEMBER 5
     
    1. THE 4 PILLARS OF AN EFFECTIVE WEBSITE.   What makes a GREAT website?  Web Veteran Dale Shadbegian leads a discussion in four parts – strategy, best practices, creativity, and the sanity check.      Attendees will walk away with research based tips on how to get the most out of their website.
                DATE: JANUARY 16
     
    1. BUSINESS PLANNING—THE SIMPLER WAY. Creating a business plan can seem like a daunting exercise.  This is especially true for those running a small business, which can be an all-consuming undertaking.  But it helps to have a plan.  This workshop will explore a simplified means of business and strategic planning through the use of the Business Model Canvas.   Participants will leave with a practical knowledge of the essential business elements/essential activities to increase revenues and manage costs for their particular business.
                DATE: FEBRUARY 13
     
    1. NETWORKING LIKE YOUR BUSINESS DEPENDS ON IT…IT DOES. To grow your business, you need to grow your network.  This workshop will provide you with the practical tools that you can use to expand your sphere of influence and grow your business.   Participants will leave this session with specific tools that they can use to plan, execute and follow-up on their next networking opportunity.
               DATE: MARCH 12
     
    1. HOW CAN I FUND MY SMALL BUSINESS? It’s always challenging for business people to locate funding for starting or growing a business, or for working capital needs.  In this workshop, we will cover the various funding sources that may be available for small businesses on the Cape.    Participants will leave this workshop with a good understanding of where they might go for business financing and what kinds of financial assistance might be available to them.
               DATE: APRIL 2                                                                                 
     

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