• Small Business Education: 1/2/2020

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    January 02, 2020
    Interested in growing or starting a business - there are a number of free resources to help!
    Businesses that are members of Love Northern BC receive unlimited free webinars from Small Business BC.
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    Learn practical skills to grow your business with free webinars.

    Businesses that are associated with Love Northern BC, Supply Chain Connector and Community Futures throughout the Trust's region are encouraged to register and access dozens of premier practical business education seminars for free, thanks to a partnership between Northern Development Initiative Trust and Small Business BC. 

    Small Business BC webinars provide up-to-date information and tactics on current business trends and strategies designed to help small businesses improve, succeed and remain competitive, which can have an immediate impact on business operations.

    Your promo code for unlimited free webinars is NDLNBC183
    Discover webinars
    Upcoming webinars include:
    Click the blue bar behind the title or the image to be directed to webinar details on Small Business BC's website.
    Sales Strategies for Small Business
    This webinar will help you learn:
    • About the sales cycle
    • How to develop sales channels
    • Methods of selling
    • Prospecting and overcoming objections
    • Closing strategies and the importance of relationship management
    1:00pm to 4:00pm Tuesday, January 14
    Writing a Business Plan
    This webinar will help you learn:
    • What each section of a business plan should look like
    • How to identify the gaps in your plan
    • The key questions you'll need to address in your plan
    • The keys to conveying a cohesive and compelling business plan
    9:00am to 12:00pm Friday, January 17
    Market Research for Your Business: Package
    This two-part webinar will help you learn:
    • How to identify key sources of secondary data
    • How to set up automated tools for a continuous feed of customized data
    • How to determine your business viability
    • Successful methods of collecting market research data
    10:30am to 4:30pm Thursday, January 23
    Businesses in the north are leaders in creating jobs, new revenues and improve the quality of life in the region, and Northern Development is dedicated to supporting their growth.

    Small Business BC offers practical skills and knowledge that business owners can apply to immediately enhance their own operations. Thanks to a partnership with Northern Development, thousands of northern B.C. businesses can now remotely access close to 300 live webinars for free until January 31, 2020.

    The program is being extended to members of Northern Development's Love Northern BC buy local program, Supply Chain Connector and through Community Futures located in Northern B.C.
    This program is supported thanks to a partnership between: