Tag - SCORE

Buying and Selling a Business

Every business needs to have a succession plan and often times that plan is to sell the business. Join Ron Shuff to learn what it now takes to sell a business and what you now need to know in order to buy a business. In this workshop the following topics will be covered: Deal availability, financing and pricing Creative ways of structuring and closing deals Getting your business financing together if bank support is unavailable or too limited How do you price your business How do you determine the value of one you're looking at buying Reasons and decisions to be made when selling and how it...

BAC: Grant Writing Workshop

Who should attend: Anyone interested in starting a 501 (c) 3 non-profit corporation. What you will learn: What kinds of non-profit corporations are there Texas requirements for non-profits How to obtain a Certificate of Formation How to register as a Texas non profit How to obtain an Employer Identification Number How to file for IRS 501 (c) 3 status Annual filing requirements for non-profits Presenter: Paul Kerpoe is a certifed SCORE Mentor and has spent his retirement volunteering with over a dozen non-profit organizations. His involvement has included many types of fundraising activities including successful grant applications for several of them.

How to Start My Own Small Business

For entrepreneurs or want-to-be entrepreneurs, knowing where to begin can be a challenge. Maybe you’ve started a business, but are feeling stagnant and you are having trouble taking your business to the next level? Perhaps you’ve been networking, doing lunches, coffee dates, and joining organizations, but aren’t quite sure how to build, retain and maximize relationships or turn these into profits? Do you have business cards, a website, even great leads, but you haven’t really generated any income? Are you guilty of starting and stopping your business so many times that it’s disheartening and frustrating, especially considering the fact there are so many roadmaps,...

Crafting a Targeted Business Blueprint. A Step-by-Step guide

In this workshop you will gain understanding why we plan and the three questions that will determine success or failure. We'll also learn key items like. How do I price? What will this cost? and What is my financial return? We will cover: The concept of planning for today and the future The three fundamental questions that determine everything else Are you writing a novel or a short story? What will it cost me to get started What are my monthly costs How do I set my price What can I make Presented by: Sam Emmerson is a certified SCORE mentor and volunteer. He previously owned a chemical manufacture...

Taxes for Small Businesses

This webinar is designed to give an overview of a variety of Tax Topics relevant to small business owners. Who Should Attend: Current and future small business owners. What You Will Learn: Entity types & tax filings Recordkeeping best practices Commingling personal and business expenses Deductions and credits Ignoring sales tax obligations Payroll tax, including ERC Independent contractors vs. employees: Misclassification of workers Tax return penalties Calculating estimated tax payments Underestimating estimated taxes Tax returns: To self-prepare or hire a tax professional Presenter Eric Chaimowitz SCORE mentor & workshop presenter. He owns his own tax business.

BAC: Social Media Workshop

Who Should Attend: Small business owners, 1 to 24 months, who want to maximize their time and create a social media marketing strategy with a limited or non-existent budget. What You'll Learn: A deeper understanding of how social media can benefit your business PLUS practical, actionable advice that can improve your social media presence and grow your business. - How to understand your audience and create content that resonates with them. - How to choose the right social media platforms to reach your target audience. - How to consistently post high-quality content to build a following. - How to engage with your followers and build relationships...

Managing Cash Flow for Small Businesses

The Managing Cash Flow workshop encourages small business owners to focus on cash flow management as an essential competency of business ownership. Following the workshop, participants will be able to: Describe the purpose of cash flow management in a start-up small business. Assess a cash flow cycle and make some cash flow projections. Describe how a cash flow statement can help assess and improve the financial health of a start-up. Identify some ways to manage cash flow in terms of managing costs and potential income. Identify ways to seek out expert technical assistance to improve cash flow management.

Leadership Communication Essentials: Inspire, Influence, Impact

Who Should Attend: Communication is at the core of effective leadership. If you want to influence and inspire your team, you need to practice empathy and transparency and understand how others perceive you through your verbal and non-verbal cues. To improve your communication skills and become a better leader, begin by assessing your effectiveness so you can identify areas for improvement. Then, set goals and hold yourself accountable by creating a leadership development plan to guide and track your progress. 8 Essential Takeaways: Adaptive Communication Active Listening Ability to Ask Open-Ended Questions Learn about TED ...not TEDTalk, your own unique TED. “Tell me more.” “Explain what you...

Grant Writing

Who should attend: Anyone interested in starting a 501 (c) 3 non-profit corporation. What you will learn: What kinds of non-profit corporations are there Texas requirements for non-profits How to obtain a Certificate of Formation How to register as a Texas non profit How to obtain an Employer Identification Number How to file for IRS 501 (c) 3 status Annual filing requirements for non-profits Presenter: Paul Kerpoe is a Certifed SCORE Mentor and has spent his retirement volunteering with over a dozen non-profit organizations. His involvement has included many types of fundraising activities including successful grant applications for several of them.

How to Start My Own Small Business

WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Anybody thinking about stepping out on their own. WHAT THEY WILL LEARN? What are the first steps? What should I be thinking about? What are my first steps? Have you been dreaming of starting your own business, but don’t know where to begin? Maybe you’ve started a business but are feeling stagnant and having trouble taking your business to the next level? Perhaps you’ve been networking, doing lunches, coffee dates, and joining organizations, but aren’t quite sure how to build, retain and maximize relationships or turn these into profits? Do you have business cards, a website, even great leads but you haven’t...