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An SBDC Seminar

Friday, October 19, 2012

9:30 – 11 a.m.

Fukaya Room

Fremont Main Library

2400 Stevenson Blvd.

This workshop teaches the importance of social networking as an integrated marketing tool for your business. Are you curious about all the buzz surrounding social media but not sure where to start, and not sure if it’s worth the time and effort? Find out how to market using social networking tools,  such as Facebook, Twitter, Yelp, and LinkedIn.

Learn how to establish a true dialogue with your customer base. This course will help you decide the best social networking tool to use in a business context, and how to leverage existing social networks to market.

This seminar is FREE to all attendees. Advance reservations are required.

Refreshments will be served. Register on-line at http://acsbdc.org/events2.

Sponsored by the Alameda County Library with generous assistance from the City of Fremont, the Alameda County Small Business Development Center and the Fremont Chamber of Commerce.

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Join us at this informative seminar for small businesses in Fremont.

Fremont Main Library – Fukaya Meeting Room

Thursday, September 20, 2012, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

The holidays can be the best time to re-launch your marketing plans to increase sales, bring in new business, and reconnect with current customers. If you’re looking for opportunities to cost-efficiently boost your holiday marketing, this seminar is for you. Topics will include:

• Creating a holiday marketing plan
• Leveraging traditional and new marketing tools to increase holiday sales
• Holiday marketing tips
• Using the holidays to increase the value of yourbrand.

This seminar is FREE to all attendees.  Advance reservations are required.  Refreshments will be served.  Register on-line at  http://acsbdc.org/events2

Sponsored by the Alameda County Library with generous assistance from the City of Fremont, the Alameda County Small Business Development Center and the Fremont Chamber of Commerce.

 

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The second seminar in the series Small Business Solutions at the Fremont Main Library was presented on March 5th by Bill Harrison, CPA. Mr. Harrison is a principal of Harrison Accounting Group, Inc. and a member of the Fremont City Council.

An overview of the different forms of business ownership was given, along with the financial, tax, and payroll consequences of doing business under each different type of business entity. The pros and cons of LLCs, partnerships, and corporations were discussed in detail. Among the topics discussed was the question: Is there an ideal business entity? (Listen to the podcast if you wish to learn more.) A question and answer session followed the PowerPoint presentation. A podcast of this event has been added to our website here should you wish to check it out.

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