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Posted on: September 23, 2020

Free Business Workshop Series: Simple Steps For Starting Your Own Business

Broward SCORE - Simple Steps For Starting Your Own Business

As a part of the City’s “Backing Business” initiative, the City of Hollywood’s Office of Communications, Marketing + Economic Development has partnered with Broward SCORE to provide educational and advisory services, free of charge, to City residents and small business owners through December 2020. Simple Steps For Starting A Business, a 4-session virtual workshop series, will be held at 6:00 p.m. on October 1, 8, 15 and 22 via ZOOM, and is aimed to help the City’s economy grow during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Participants will learn the intricate groundwork of creating the foundation for a new business. Topics to be covered include:

  • Myths & Realities of Entrepreneurship
  • Assessing Your Skills & Experience
  • Know Your Options: Different Types of Businesses
  • Making It Legal
  • Business Plan Basics
  • Refining Your Business Idea
  • Knowing Your Customer: Conducting Market Research
  • Doing Competitive Research
  • Branding Your Business
  • Developing A Marketing Plan
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Pricing Products or Services
  • Financial Planning
  • Understanding & Using Financial Statements
  • Finding Financing

Founded in 1964, Broward SCORE is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) with over 70 volunteer mentors, workshop presenters, and business support personnel.  The chapter offers a diverse program of business support services throughout the year and is provided at no-cost to start-ups, existing businesses, or those who are thinking of starting a business.  To register for Simple Steps For Starting Your Own Business, please visit: https://broward.score.org/city-hollywood-cmed

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