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March 2019

Square One Webinar

March 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2020

Free

Whether you’re new to Business Impact NW, in the idea phase or already in business, or looking to apply for a business loan, this 1 1/2 hour orientation will give you actionable first steps to starting your business and the planning process, introduce you to the programs and services we offer, and offer specific information regarding our lending process. Our morning webinar course is offered every other Wednesday morning from 9-10:30am and alternating Tuesday evenings from 6-7:30pm. Link to join…

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April 2019

Square One Webinar

April 3 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Free

Whether you’re new to Business Impact NW, in the idea phase or already in business, or looking to apply for a business loan, this 1 1/2 hour orientation will give you actionable first steps to starting your business and the planning process, introduce you to the programs and services we offer, and offer specific information regarding our lending process. Our morning webinar course is offered every other Wednesday morning from 9-10:30am and alternating Tuesday evenings from 6-7:30pm. Link to join…

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Business Expert Session with Megan Torgerson: Social Media for the Small Business Owner

April 4 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Free

Do you want to have a greater social presence online, but need help coming up with a strategy to best reach your current and potential new clients? Discover which social media platforms are the best for your business, how to create creative and engaging content that reaches your target audience, and implement a digital marketing plan that is data-driven and customer-oriented. About the instructor: Megan Torgerson is Business Impact NW’s Development Coordinator and marketing guru. Her expertise includes social media…

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Square One Evening Orientation

April 9 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Free

Description: Whether you’re new to Business Impact NW, in the idea phase or already in business, or looking to apply for a business loan, this 1 1/2 hour orientation will give you actionable first steps to starting your business and the planning process, introduce you to the programs and services we offer, and offer specific information regarding our lending process. Link to join the webinar will be sent out within one (1) hour of the webinar start time. This is not an in-person…

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Business Expert Session with Jeff Levy: Building Your Home Office

April 11 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Slide into home! You want to run your business from home, but are unsure of how to get started. Well, this webinar is going to break it down from the technology you need to understanding how to best make your home business work for you. About the instructor: Jeff is a coach to individuals interested in exploring self-employment with an emphasis in franchising. His experience includes participation in new technology companies, leveraged buyouts, management buyouts, raising investment capital and coach to…

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Business Expert Session with Michael Megalli: Marketing Strategy Fundamentals

April 18 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Free

When most of us think about marketing, we think about tactics: things like social media, advertising, and PR. But behind every successful marketing effort is a strategy that defines what you're trying to do and how you intend to do it. In this workshop, we'll introduce the fundamentals of marketing strategy and how they apply to your business. Our goal will be to simplify the core concepts and present them in ways that are easy to understand, remember and use.…

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Square One Evening Orientation

April 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

Description: Whether you’re new to Business Impact NW, in the idea phase or already in business, or looking to apply for a business loan, this 1 1/2 hour orientation will give you actionable first steps to starting your business and the planning process, introduce you to the programs and services we offer, and offer specific information regarding our lending process. Link to join the webinar will be sent out within one (1) hour of the webinar start time. This is not an in-person…

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Business Expert Session with Kris Fuehr: Buying & Enhancing a Business

April 25 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Free

An action plan for finding, financing, & even flipping an existing business – it’s easier than you think! You are among many who have dreamt of owning their own business. With today’s opportunities and financing options, that reality is closer than you think. 85% of all privately-owned businesses are owned by retiring baby boomers, so the opportunities to buy an existing, profitable business have never been greater. Coupled with an assortment of flexible financing options you can own an existing,…

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May 2019

Square One Webinar

May 1 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Free

Whether you’re new to Business Impact NW, in the idea phase or already in business, or looking to apply for a business loan, this 1 1/2 hour orientation will give you actionable first steps to starting your business and the planning process, introduce you to the programs and services we offer, and offer specific information regarding our lending process. Link to join the webinar will be sent out within one (1) hour of the webinar start time

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Business Expert Session with Devra Gartenstein: Starting a Farmers Market Business

May 2 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Free

This workshop will explore the nuts and bolts of selling food products at farmers markets and festivals. We'll talk about logistics of setting up a booth, marketing, display, working with market managers, planning inventory, and much more. Devra Gartenstein has run small food businesses in the Seattle area since 1987, including Patty Pan Cooperative, the city’s oldest farmers market concession. She teaches cooking classes through PCC, and mentors small business owners through SCORE and the US Federation of Worker Cooperatives.…

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Square One Webinar

May 15 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Free

Whether you’re new to Business Impact NW, in the idea phase or already in business, or looking to apply for a business loan, this 1 1/2 hour orientation will give you actionable first steps to starting your business and the planning process, introduce you to the programs and services we offer, and offer specific information regarding our lending process.   Link to join the webinar will be sent out within one (1) hour of the webinar start time

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Inner Entrepreneur: Saying “No”

May 16 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Are you are feeling stressed by constant requests from family, friends, and colleagues and have lost the ability to know when to say yes or no? Do you want tools that will help you have better relationships with yourself and those around you? We’ll discuss: The nature of boundaries and why they are necessary How to say “no” with grace, clarity, and skill Why saying “no” is really saying “yes” to other opportunities About the Inner Entrepreneur Series: Taking the…

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Square One Webinar

May 29 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Free

Whether you’re new to Business Impact NW, in the idea phase or already in business, or looking to apply for a business loan, this 1 1/2 hour orientation will give you actionable first steps to starting your business and the planning process, introduce you to the programs and services we offer, and offer specific information regarding our lending process. Link to join the webinar will be sent out within one (1) hour of the webinar start time

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June 2019

Business Expert Session with Andi Lucas: Website Building Part 1

June 6 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Free

Business Expert Session: Website Building Pt. 1- Know Your Options, Pros & Cons with Andi Lucas, Founder & Owner, Hummingbird Marketing Services Congratulations on starting a business! Now you need a website. But where to start? Fortunately, you have many options when it comes to hosting, domain registration, and content management system (including WordPress, Wix, Weebly, and Squarespace). In this webinar, you’ll learn where to begin, the differences between the website builders, and the pros and cons of each so…

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Square One Webinar

June 12 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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One event on February 20, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on March 6, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on March 20, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on April 3, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on April 17, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on May 1, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on May 15, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on May 15, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on May 29, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on June 12, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on June 26, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on July 10, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on July 24, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on August 7, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on August 21, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on September 4, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on September 18, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on October 2, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on October 16, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on October 30, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on November 13, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on November 27, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on December 11, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on December 25, 2019 at 9:30am

Free

Whether you’re new to Business Impact NW, in the idea phase or already in business, or looking to apply for a business loan, this 1 1/2 hour orientation will give you actionable first steps to starting your business and the planning process, introduce you to the programs and services we offer, and offer specific information regarding our lending process. Our morning webinar course is offered every other Wednesday morning from 9-10:30am and alternating Tuesday evenings from 6-7:30pm. Link to join…

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Business Expert Session with Andi Lucas: Website Building Pt. 2

June 13 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Free

Business Expert Session: Website Building Pt. 2- What’s Important & Best Practices with Andi Lucas, Founder & Owner, Hummingbird Marketing Services Following Part 1 (June 6th's webinar), you have figured out the best place to start building your website. Your website is your first impression, and it’s doing so, most of the time, without you even knowing it. So, your website needs to be the best representation of you possible. In this webinar, find out the top things you need…

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Inner Entrepreneur: Powering Up – Being Assertive

June 20 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Free

Too often women do not ask for what they want, speak their minds, or ask for what they are worth. We’ll discuss: How to ask for what you want in ways that feel comfortable and possible How to read body language, eye cues, and other nonverbal communication How to make an ask during a sales call About the Inner Entrepreneur Series: Taking the time to work on “you” as a business owner often gets moved to the bottom of the…

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July 2019

Inner Entrepreneur: Fear of Failure

July 18 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Free

Every entrepreneur has a fear of failure. It’s part of being human. Anytime we go out of our comfort zone, we feel scared of the unknown. How can you conquer your fear of failure? We’ll cover: Risk aversion and how it factors into our fear of failure Some strategies for moving forward when you’re stuck in fear Why perfection is the enemy of the good How to deal with negative feedback and missteps About the Inner Entrepreneur Series: Taking the…

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August 2019

Business Expert Session: Credit 101 for Business Owners

August 8 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Business Expert Session presents Credit 101 for Business Owners with Galileo Tan of Harborstone Credit Union. In this webinar, we'll discuss how entrepreneurs, up-and-coming or already-in-business, can either build or re-build credit, sources of credit (loans, lines of credit, etc.) and financing and collections (collections and their effect on credit history, etc.). Galileo Tan is a graduate from the University of Hawaii-Manoa where he majored in Marketing. During his time in college, he was an intern for Central Pacific Bank…

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Business Expert Session with Megan Torgerson: Social Media for the Small Business Owner

August 15 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Free

Do you want to have a greater social presence online, but need help coming up with a strategy to best reach your current and potential new clients? Discover which social media platforms are the best for your business, how to create creative and engaging content that reaches your target audience, and implement a digital marketing plan that is data-driven and customer-oriented. About the instructor: Megan Torgerson is Business Impact NW’s Development Coordinator and marketing guru. Her expertise includes social media…

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