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ScaleUp Business Training May 2023


ScaleUp Business Training was designed to help established businesses increase profitability, build capacity, and spur growth. - Do you feel like you have no time outside of working in your business? - Are you spending too much time on low profit activities? - Have high maintenance clients taken over your schedule? - Are you thinking [...]

Intro to Business Live Webinar


This class is designed for those who are thinking about starting a business or in the early planning stages. Learn the fundamental elements of what makes a business successful, the basics of business planning, and the steps to take to turn an idea into a reality. Meet staff from the Washington Center for Women in [...]

Making Your First Hire: What You Need to Know About Employees & Contractors


Join for Attorney Jonathan Garman and Nicolle Farup of Good Company HR for a discussion on the small business basics of hiring. This seminar will contain an overview of the following topics: - The differences between employees and independent contractors and the legal ramifications of misclassification - Types of formalities (ie. contractor agreement, offer letter, employment agreement) - Nonsolicitation and noncompetes (what [...]

$5 – $20

Search Engine Optimization (“SEO”) 101


We hear the acronym “SEO” all the time…but what exactly does that entail?  This SEO 101 webinar will answer exactly that!  We will talk through techniques for conducting basic keyword research that every business owner should do for their business.  Next, we’ll review strategies for using those good keyword phrases that you’d like to be [...]

Conceptos Básicos de Contabilidad


¿Conoces la diferencia entre teneduría de libros y contabilidad? ¿Tiene problemas para entender qué son los estados financieros? Esta clase repasara conceptos básicos de contabilidad y aprenderá la información importante que necesita saber sobre la contabilidad de su pequeña empresa. Presentado por Brendalis Sánchez, una asesora de negocios certificada por Washington SBDC y Anahi Sanchez, [...]

Wednesday Webinars with SBA Seattle: Veteran Owned Small Business


Certification with SBA allows service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses (SDVOSBs) to compete for federal sole-source and set-aside contracts across the federal government. Certified veteran-owned small businesses (VOSBs) have additional opportunities to pursue sole-source and set-aside contracts at the Veterans Administration (VA) under the VA’s Vets First program. Join us this week to learn about program eligibility, [...]

MAKE: MIG Welding – Pick your project!

Lacey MakerSpace 16 Baran Drive SE, Lacey, WA, United States

Learn the basics of MIG welding and safety in this project-based class taught by certified welder and fabricator, Daniel Schepers of Elite Welding and Design, in this 3-hour evening class. Daniel's company is a veteran family owned business and is W.A.B.O certified with over ten years of welding/fabricating experience. Check out his business here: In [...]

$115 – $235

Social Media Basics for Small Business


Bring your questions about social media for your business or startup. Led by a SCORE mentor, we discuss the basics of setting up a business page or account and creating business ads on social media platforms. About the Presenter: Josh King has an exciting and diverse background that has led him to natural expertise in [...]

SBIR/STTR Agency Introduction: EPA


The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR/STTR) Program provides seed money to small businesses who are developing new technologies that might be of interest to federal agencies. What we will cover: Brief overview of the SBIR program – presented by WA PTAC General overview of the SBIR/STTR program. Learn about the funding, who is eligible, and how awards [...]

Are You Ready to Export? Meet the U.S. Commercial Service


Are You Ready to Export? Join us this week for a conversation with the Seattle team of the U.S. Commercial Service. The U.S. Commercial Service (CS), part of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration offers companies a full range of expertise in international trade. Learn about the many ways the U.S. Commercial Service [...]