This annual event is hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration to recognize the nation’s top small businesses, entrepreneurs, small business advocates and champions. We’re pleased to announce this year’s webinars on a variety of business topics.
Tuesday, May 2
The U.S Economic Outlook and Its Impact on Small Businesses
2-3pm with Visa
Join Visa Economist, Jay Hawkins, as he shares the near-term outlook for the U.S. economy including the health of small businesses, consumer spending, housing prices and more.
Wednesday, May 3
5 Fabulous Habits of Local Business Champions
2-3pm with YP
Learn how to go from being a local business owner to a local business CHAMPION by having a:
- Consistent and accurate online presence across all sites
- Business profile full of rich content like videos, images and reviews
- Well-designed, easy-to-navigate website
- Business phone that’s answered!
- Solid social media marketing strategy.
Grow Your Business Online
4-5pm with Google
People no longer “go” online, they live online. More than ever, it’s important for businesses to show up in the critical moments when potential customers search for answers, products, and services they need.
In this session, we’ll introduce the basics of connecting with customers online, including reaching local customers with a free business listing, search engine optimization tips to help your website be found, and an introduction to online advertising.
Thursday, May 4
The Future of Small Business Innovation
2:30-3:30pm with Salesforce
Learn how some of the world’s most successful companies are using innovation to propel business growth.
How to Write Your Email Content in 15 Minutes or Less
3:30-4:30pm with Constant Contact
Learn how some of the world’s most successful companies are using innovation to propel business growth. Struggling to find the words, images and the right calls-to-action that make the biggest impact with your email marketing? With just about 15 minutes and an easy-to-follow formula, you can kick writer’s block to the curb and be confident that you’ll know exactly what to say to create an effective email marketing message.
Find the Hidden Money in America
5:00-6:00pm with Chase
There are so many hidden opportunities available to entrepreneurs, but many don’t know where to look for them. If you don’t take advantage of these opportunities, in the form of grants, contracts, government programs, and private sector resources, you are leaving money on the table. In this webinar, best-selling author, Nely Galán, gives advice on how and where to pursue the hidden money in America.