Employees want more flexibility around their work schedules than ever before - we are here to help you make that work for you and your business. We will dispel common myths about remote work groups, show you some easy and inexpensive tools to help build your remote team, and offer some ways to engage and connect with team members you can’t see around the watercooler. We will also cover oversight strategies, document management and as much as we have time for! The future has so much to offer. Be ready to meet this movement with the knowledge you need to capitalize on it.
When you start a business you do the work of 5 people, but to grow a business you need to know when and how to outsource what you should not be doing. If you are the creative source you may need to outsource the bookkeeping, marketing, business administrative functions, support, or sales. If you are the business mind you may need to outsource the creative pieces. In this class we will discuss how to build a team to help you scale your business. We will look at how to create a budget for scaling your business and we will discuss the pros and cons of interns, subcontractors and freelancers, and employees.
In 2017 the sky's the limit with retail, but technical hurdles can hamper your big time goals. A key is having systems that will grow with you. This session is designed for retail mavens looking to problem solve and grow with technology tools. We will offer up great solutions to common retail pitfalls and struggles, highlight simple systems to make your business more efficient, answer common retailer questions, and rock your world with simple solutions that are inexpensive and easy to implement. We’ll even teach you the right questions to ask. Subjects covered will include: sales tax, inventory, point of sale systems, evaluating data, and planning for growth.
Business management and accounting for trades-related businesses can present special challenges and opportunities. We will bring tech tools, tricks and tips that will save your trades’ business time and make you money. This session is great for small business owners, managers and staff of businesses that engage in time-and-materials, contract billing, and most trades related businesses. We will cover strategies and tools for collecting data on our operations, such as employee time and location, affordable dispatch systems, payment collection on the go, and some important metrics to keep your eye on.
This class is intended to answer your concerns on protecting your assets, your family, and your business online, and succeed in promoting your brand or organization while doing so.
State and federal rules governing nonprofits present traps for the unwary. This class will help you do good without falling into these traps. Topics will include: obtaining and maintaining tax exemption, restrictions on non-profits, and practical advice on organizational issues.
With over 60% of email being opened on mobile devices, best practices have changed in just the past 12 months. Are you making the most of your email marketing? Want to know how to get your emails opened and read, and not viewed as spam? Join us and learn how to put the right stuff in your email, compose a great subject line and be sure you are using reporting the right way. Whether you are brand new or a long time email user, this class will help you do a better job with your email.