SCORE – DGS102 Successful Steps to Marketing Your Business to Buyers and Contractors

Attend this free webinar to learn how to market your certified Small Business or Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise to state agencies and pursue contract opportunities with California state government. This webinar will feature a live Q&A session. Topics include: Find bid opportunitiesImprove your Cal eProcure profileMarket research through past purchasesSB/DVBE […]

NorCal SBDC – Financial Management for your Business

Don’t miss this exclusive webinar on understanding your financials for your business. For many entrepreneurs, understanding the numbers is one of the more challenging parts of the small business journey. This webinar is designed to help startup and existing entrepreneurs understand the most important aspects of financial management for small […]

SCORE – Explode Your Business by Getting Clients With Bigger Budgets

Time is money for business owners, especially start-ups and solopreneurs. That's why it is important to know how to attract high-paying clients who will give you the most significant turnaround on your investment. In this valuable webinar, bestselling author and USA TODAY’s small business columnist Steve Strauss will show you how […]

SCORE – Creating a Business Plan & SBA Resources

In this joint webinar, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will provide an overview of small business resources, while SCORE will take you through important elements of a Business Plan. You’ll learn the relevance of a business plan to the success of a small business, various parts of a business […]

NorCal SBDC Intro to Lean Startup – NSF I-Corps Method

Do you have a startup or startup idea? Are you looking for a proven method to validate your commercial market? Based on Steve Blank’s Lean Launchpad methodology, in this training you’ll learn from seasoned entrepreneurs how to conduct 15 customer interviews in order to identify your top customer segment and value […]

SCORE – Social Media 101

A lot of small business owners misunderstand social media marketing. Some ignore it because they don’t really understand its power to reach so many potential customers. Social platforms can also help you increase engagement with your current customers. But there are so many social platforms—each focused on different demographics. How […]

SCORE – Your Roadmap to Success – How to Create a Business Plan

The first step to starting a business is just the same as starting anything else. It begins with creating a plan. But what is a business plan, what does it need to include and why is it so important to create one? Jania Bailey, CEO of FranNet has helped thousands […]

Commercial Vehicle Business Summit: Spring 2022

Be sure to join us for this two-day virtual event May 18-19 to learn more about how you can adapt and succeed in the commercial vehicle industry during this unique moment of opportunity. We look forward to your participation! Speakers and daily schedule details coming soon!

SCORE – DGS103 Finding Opportunities with the Government

Attend this free webinar to improve your understanding of the state contracting process and improve the success of your certified Small Business or Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise in contracting with California state government. This webinar will feature a live Q&A session. Topics include: Overview of acquisition methodsContracts exempt from advertisingLeveraged […]

SCORE – You Created a Business Plan, Now What?

In this webinar, expert business coach Jennifer Dawn will guide you in creating a powerful, one-page action plan you can use to execute your business plan. Having a plan is highly useful because it helps you to be focused and clear about your business. However, all the planning in the […]

SCORE – Two Aspects of a Well Run Business & SBA Resources

In this joint webinar, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will provide an overview of small business resources. SCORE will briefly discuss the fundamentals of finance records and the importance of sound relationships with customers, employees and vendors. About the Speakers SBA’s Sacramento District Office economic development team will deliver the […]