Small Business Resources

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At the Chamber, we understand running a small business can be extraordinarily challenging. To help with those challenges, we created the Small Business Resource Center. Whether you’re a budding entrepreneur or a seasoned pro, our goal is for you to gain the skills and resources you need to take your business to the next level and stay competitive within a rapidly changing marketplace. Much of this is made possible through a partnership with Wells Fargo and their Wells Fargo Works for Small Business program. For more information on what is available check out the video below.


New & Noteworthy


Are You Prepared for a Cashless Society?
Keith Woolgar | NPC Payments

There is no getting around the fact that the world is trending towards a cashless society and today, purchases made within the US are only about 55 percent cash. If you’re not up-to-speed on the myriad of ways that customers can submit payments, it may be time to call a professional.

 

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It’s Never Too Late to Innovate
Mike Duke | Wells Fargo

Small business owners have the incredible power to foster innovation, but when you’re caught up in the daily tasks of running a business, it can be hard to separate yourself from those activities to consider new ideas and spark growth. Learn how to take your business to the next level by embracing an innovation mindset.

 

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Using YouTube to Market Your Business
Ramon Ray | SmallBizTechnology.com

Learning how to create quality YouTube videos may be the competitive edge you need to connect with your customers. In this video, Ramon Ray, the editor behind SmallBizTechnology.com will show you how to harness the power of Youtube as a viable marketing tool for your small business.

 

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Calculating Marketing ROI: Get the Most Bang for Your Buck
Staff | Wells Fargo Works

There’s no doubt that money and time are valuable resources for your business. Neither should be wasted when it comes to marketing your business. Put both to good use by investing them in efforts that will drive new sales and brand awareness.


Workforce Development

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Maureen Orey, President of the Workplace Learning and Performance Group, has over twenty five years of experience in the fields of management, training, human resources, diversity and leadership development. Through professional development workshops at the Chamber, Ms. Orey provides management and training development consulting to Chamber members to ensure small business owners can manage their business with a clear vision for their future.

Upcoming Workshops:

Social Business: Getting Work Done in the 21st Century
September 21, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Strategic Planning for 2017
October 19, 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

 


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