Small Business Classes

Placer County’s economic development corp is offering classes in Placerville and Auburn for entrepreneurs and small businesses.

SEDCorp Classes aimed for Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses

By: Sierra Economic Development Corporation (SEDCorp)

AUBURN Calif. July 10, 2009 – Are you interested in boosting website traffic to your business?
Do you understand the importance of accounting transactions?

Help is on the way. The Sierra Economic Development Corporation (SEDCorp) is hosting a series of classes designed for the entrepreneur and small business owners in Auburn and Placerville:

Internet Marketing
July 16, 2009 – Intermediate Class – Auburn
August 18, 2009 – Beginner Class – Placerville
August 25, 2009 – Intermediate Class – Placerville

The Beginner class you will learn how to get top rankings on Google, how to pick the right keywords for your business and you will be shown free tools to market locally, track website visitors and improve your business.

The Intermediate class will cover implementation of Internet marketing skills presented in the beginner class. Advanced techniques of keyword research and competitor analysis will be explained using examples from class participants. Other topics will include link building, Social Media Marketing, Google Analytics and Pay Per Click advertising.

6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Cost: $45.00, paid in advance

Instructor, Coryon Redd, is a successful entrepreneur who will teach you how to use free Internet tools to build a better website and draw customers to your business. In addition, you will be given an evaluation of your current marketing efforts and how to improve your marketing techniques. This is the class where your marketing dollars will be well spent.

Financial Feasibility Analysis
July 22, 2009 – Auburn
August 11 & August 26, 2009 – Placerville

This workshop will cover financial implications of common accounting transactions, financial forecasting, break-even Analysis and cash flow projections. If you don’t understand these – you are missing the boat. Learn how to forecast accurately and realistically and whether or not you have enough money in the business to survive.

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Cost: $45.00, paid in advance

Instructor: Dave McDougall has an extensive background in both the corporate and small business world. From 1970 to 1988 Dave worked for various Fortune 500 companies in middle to upper-level management positions. In 1988, Dave started his own business that eventually grew into a $12 million, 120 employee, multi-location car rental company. Dave sold the business in 2001 and is enjoying consulting throughout the counties.

Auburn class location:
Sierra Economic Development Corporation
560 Wall Street, Suite F., Auburn, CA 95603

Placerville class location:
El Dorado County Office of Education
6767 Green Valley Road, Placerville, CA 95667

Please call Sandy at 530-823-4703 or email sandy@sedcorp.biz to reserve your seat. Payment must be received in advance.

Future classes to sign up for: QuickBooks, Identity Theft, Office Organization, Survival Marketing and Retirement Planning.

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