Business Webinars

Upcoming Webinars in the Area

 

ANYTIME – 24/7 ON-DEMAND | Business Basics
This series of 10 free online learning sessions will help you to learn the basics of starting a business. Topics include: are you ready to be a business owner, how to research your idea, how to do market research, marketing and sales, government regulations, what structure is best for your business, how to register you Ontario business online step by step and more. Presented by SBC Ontario
 
 

June 30 | 11:00 – 12:00 pm | Peer2Peer: Ask the Advisor
Have questions about starting or growing a small business? Need guidance on developing a business plan, applying for business loans, navigating the government assistance programs or identifying new target markets? Join this weekly Q&A session hosted by a Waterloo Region
Small Business Centre Advisor every Wednesday at 11:00 AM. Presented by the WRSBC

 

Jul 7 | 11:00 – 12:00 pm | Peer2Peer: Ask the Advisor
Have questions about starting or growing a small business? Need guidance on developing a business plan, applying for business loans,
navigating the government assistance programs or identifying new target markets? Join this weekly Q&A session hosted by a Waterloo Region Small Business Centre Advisor every Wednesday at 11:00 AM. Presented by the WRSBC

 

Jul 8 | 6:00 – 7:30 pm | SEO (Search Engine Optimization)
A website is an integral part of your marketing strategy and you need it to be found when people are looking for products and services. By implementing basic SEO (search engine optimization) your website search rankings can easily improve. No matter your level of experience with SEO, it’s easy to add these tactics to your overall marketing strategy. Presented by SBC Ontario
Jul 15 | 9:00 – 12:00 pm | Shopify – Beginner
One of the best-supported eCommerce platforms a small business owner can use to sell online is Shopify. This intuitive Canadian platform is highly expandable and packed with amazing features out of the box. When selling online, it is important to be able to closely manage your product listings and messaging. Shopify empowers business owners to continue running their business online without the need for ongoing development costs. This workshop is hands-on; you will create a product listing from scratch, learn to add or remove a shipping method and learn to manage the content on your homepage. Presented by the WRSBC
Jul 19 | 9:00 – 11:00 am | Google My Business – Beginner
Google My Business (GMB) is a free and powerful tool for bringing awareness to your local business. Before you even have a website, this is
where search engine optimization begins. From initial setup to getting verified by Google, this workshop covers the essential steps to
harnessing the power of Google My Business in local searches. Presented by the WRSBC
Jul 19 | 12:00 – 2:00 pm | Google My Business – Advanced
Enhancing your Google My Business profile listing will help customers find your products and services much easier (SEO) and will help you stand out from your local competition. Learn to manage good and bad reviews, list upcoming events and special product offerings from an easy-to-control dashboard. Learn to use the reporting features and gain insight into how your customers are interacting with your brand on Google. Presented by the WRSBC
Jul 29 | 9:00 – 11:00 am | Intro to e-Commerce
Selling a product to a customer you have never met is the holy grail of commerce. From Shopify to Amazon and Etsy, we break down all the
misconceptions of selling online. With an estimated $3.5 trillion (2019) spent online each year, now is the best time to offer your products to a
larger audience. Is your brand ready to launch? Presented by the WRSBC
Aug 9 | 9:00 – 10:30 am | LinkedIn for Small Business
One of the best tools a small business owner can use to connect with other professionals is LinkedIn. When forging partnerships or staying intouch with clients, this free social networking platform is often the first place they will try to connect. When building your business, it is important to go where your customers are. For connecting with professionals, posting business news, or discovering future employees, LinkedIn is the
only social network that’s purpose built for businesses. This workshop is hands on; you will create a basic LinkedIn Company Page from scratch, specific to your industry and product offerings. Presented by the WRSBC
 
 
 
 
 

Areas Served: Aberfoyle, Alma, Arkell, Ariss, Ayr, Baden, Belwood, Bloomingdale, Brisbane, Breslau, Conestogo, Drayton, Eden Mills, Elmira, Elora, Ennotville, Erin, Everton, Fergus, Floradale, Glen Allen, Hawkesville, Heidelberg, Hillsburgh, Inverhaugh, Linwood, Mannheim, Marden, Maryhill, Moorefield, Morriston, New Hamburg, North Dumfries, Orton, Ospringe, Petersburg, Philipsburg, Ponsonby, Rockwood, Rothsay, Salem, St. Agatha, St. Clements, St. Jacobs, Teviotdale, Wallenstein, Wellesley, West Montrose, Wilmot and Winterbourne, Ontario Canada