Webinars are interactive online seminars that offer education to small business owners, often for free or a small fee. This week, we’ve put together a list of useful webinars for business owners in BC that will be happening during the month of June. Learn how to build, market, and finance your business form the comfort of your own home.
The descriptions for the following webinars are from the hosting organizations' registration pages.
Building your Business
Start Smart Series:
The Start Smart Series from Small Business BC provides a step-by-step guide to starting your business right. This series is two seminars over one day, where five industry experts provide their knowledge and tips to help you start your business smart.
When: Wednesday, June 20, 9:00am
Seven Steps to Build a Successful Business:
BizLaunch is hosting this webinar to create a vision of where you want your business to be. At this webinar, you’ll learn how to develop a really effective growth strategy. You’ll develop a clear business vision, learn how to strategize carefully and grow your business.
When: Tuesday, June 26th, 11:00 am PST
Setting New Goal Posts: Growing Your Business from a Tactical Perspective:
In this strategic planning workshop, the Women’s Enterprise Centre will help you separate valuable business strategies from the clutter using a straightforward, practical tool that will help clear your path to success.
When: Wednesday, June 27, 12:00 pm
Special note: This is the fifth in a five part webinar series called Build Your Business from the Women’s Enterprise Centre.
Marketing Your Business
Marketing Essentials for Small Business:
This seminar from Small Business BC will help you focus on what your business has to offer and how you can communicate your message successfully. Delivered in a fast paced, interactive style filled with examples to get your entrepreneurial ideas flowing and leave with the next steps for a marketing plan.
When: Friday, June 15, 1:00pm
6 Keys to Common-Sense Marketing:
Learn the Six Keys to Marketing Success from Women’s Enterprise Centre and maximize the opportunity to gain exposure for your business and increase sales. One of the challenges of owning a small business is to know how to market effectively on a tight budget. Join us for this interactive webinar and learn how to integrate the six keys to marketing into your business.
When: Wednesday, June 20, 12:00 pm
Special note: This is the fourth in a five part webinar series called Build Your Business from the Women’s Enterprise Centre.
Early Stage Financing and Resources for Entrepreneurs:
In this seminar from Small Business BC, representatives from Vancity Microfinance and Futurpreneur Canada will walk you through the steps of accessing early stage financing.
When: Monday, June 11, 1:00pm
Strategic Ways to Improve Cash Flow:
In this seminar from Entrepreneur, certified financial planner Brittney Castro, founder and CEO of Financially Wise Women, and Jody Grunden, a certified public accountant and co-founder of the Summit CPA Group will offer smart tips for increasing your cash flow and examine some common mistakes.
When: Thursday, June 21, 9:00am
Useful Small Business Accelerator Tools
This page contains links to resources and templates for creating a business plan, as well as a list of sites that provide general business planning help.
This page contains a short video about getting to know your industry through research, as well as a quiz to test your knowledge and a worksheet that can be downloaded or printed off to complete.
This page contains links to resources and templates for creating a marketing plan, as well as a list of sites that provide general marketing planning help.
This page contains links to government and non-government funding sources for your business, including grants and financing.