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 38 ... Upcoming "Live" Webinars   (View All)
  Advert, Promo, Social Media (1)  Customer Experience (2)  Energy / Environment (1)  Entrepreneurship (2)
  Hospitality & Tourism (1)  Human Resources (6)  Management & Leadership (7)  Professional Development (2)
  Sales & Marketing (11)  Security / Safety (1)  Technology (1)  Women (3)
 591 ... "On Demand" Webinars
  Admin, Finance, Legal, etc. (85)  Advert, Promo, Social Media (34)  Customer Experience (12)  Education & Training (4)
  Emergency Preparedness (5)  Energy / Environment (1)  Entrepreneurship (13)  Human Resources (63)
  International Trade (5)  Logistics / Distribution (4)  Management & Leadership (95)  Nonprofit / Community (2)
  Professional Development (17)  Real Estate (1)  Sales & Marketing (180)  Security / Safety (7)
  Shopping & Retail (1)  Technology (51)  Women (11)
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 August
21
7:00 AM
Pacific
FREE
How to deliver a better digital experience to your customers   (Customer Experience)
Managing an end-to-end digital experience is a necessity for meeting the rapidly changing expectations of today’s consumer. Your customers are more digitally savvy than ever, on more devices than ever, and demanding more from your business than ever.
Hear Gartner Research VP Mick MacComascaigh and Sitecore CMO Scott Anderson speak on what is mission critical for your customer’s digital experience management. In this webinar you will learn: ..... Why and how web content management (WCM) is the foundation for digital experience management platforms ..... Key future trends in digital experience management ..... How WCM and digital experience management systems impact the bottom line ..... What marketers can do today to stay current and meet consumers’ rapidly changing expectations.
22
10:00 AM
Pacific
FREE
Wander Factor Virtual Summit 2017   (Hospitality & Tourism)
From August 22 – 31, 2017, you'll dive deep into the newest customer research strategies, discover what goes into a successful viral marketing campaign, and successfully convert lookers into bookers by the end of the summit. You'll learn straight from the experts and gain insights on how to leverage the power of digital marketing for your hotel — at your own pace, without having to deal with the bother and expense of unnecessary travel.
22
11:00 AM
Pacific
FREE
Marketing Your Business with a Strategic One Page Marketing Plan   (Sales & Marketing)
If you are looking to grow your business, then you’ll need to grow your sales. Sales result from more than a wish and a prayer, you need a plan. You know that marketing your products and services is incredibly important. Whether it’s building your brand, raising awareness for your product or service or educating your prospects, you need a specific marketing plan.
Take the time to really make the changes necessary to increase the effectiveness of your marketing as well as your sales. We’ve created a one page template and we’ll show you how to use it to increase your sales.
At the seminar, you’ll learn how to: ..... Identify your ideal target markets ..... Create a unique value proposition ..... Set marketing objectives ..... Learn to test the effectiveness of your marketing plan ..... Identify the ideal marketing tools to grow your business ..... Set a realistic marketing budget ..... Create marketing strategies that result in long term results.
22
1:00 PM
Pacific
FREE
How to Handle 7 Types of Problem Employees   (Management & Leadership)
Fascinating finds from observations of and interviews with 7 types of problem employees... You've probably got at least 1 in your organization. This workshop is for managers and business partners who aren't quite sure what to do next with the renegades, chronic complainers, inconsistent performers and others that make your job more challenging.
Join me for a different perspective, one that comes directly from these problem employees.
23
9:00 AM
Pacific
FREE
How Electronic Arts Created a Brand Voice to Overhaul Their Customer Experience   (Customer Experience)
When a customer is unhappy, how you respond can make or break their relationship with your brand. The Worldwide Customer Experience Team at Electronic Arts (EA) deals with some of the most passionate customers in the world: gamers. But something was going wrong in their conversations.
From tense interactions about sketchy network connections, to downright aggression when games ran into performance issues, the Customer Experience Team was battle-scarred.
In this session, you’ll hear how EA created an authentic brand voice, how they are turning the tables on those difficult customer conversations, and how they are re-energizing their team and reshaping their culture in the process.
You’ll leave this session knowing how to supercharge your employee experience, boost engagement, and give your people the permission, tools, and support to be themselves while representing your brand. You Will Learn ..... How to launch an internal tone of voice in three simple steps ..... Ways to use your brand values to create a voice that’s true to your brand ..... Steps to rally the troops around a new initiative and push back on the skeptics ..... Advice for proving your program’s success every step of the way.
23
9:00 AM
Pacific
FREE
Technology Trends Critical for Small Businesses   (Technology)
51% of shoppers in the US prefer to buy online. Small businesses that are not participating stand to lose out on sales.
Don’t feel unsecure: Data security is vital for your organization’s success. Security is a top concern for most businesses and organizations. Discover how enabling a modern workforce, while adopting a comprehensive security approach will increase productivity and reduce costs in the workplace.
During this webinar you will learn: ..... What technologies are critical for small businesses to be leveraging for themselves and their customers. ..... What are genuine security threats and how to protect your business. ..... Understanding how to win in eCommerce without a ton of expense.
24
9:00 AM
Pacific
FREE
Management Skills for New Managers   (Management & Leadership)
Discover Key Skills Managers Need to Succeed ..... Get a powerful introduction to the highly popular hands-on American Management Association seminar, Management Skills for New Managers. In this complimentary online session, you’ll hear about the skills and know-how you’ll need as you transition into your management role.
Literally thousands of managers have taken this seminar for help in effectively delegating work, motivating employees, and keeping them engaged and on-track to meet performance goals.
If you’ve ever wondered what you needed to learn to effectively face the duties and challenges of leading employees, take advantage of this introduction to a solution from the world’s premier management training organization.
24
10:00 AM
Pacific
FREE
Creating an Effective Business Workflow   (Management & Leadership)
Understanding and managing your business processes is the key to longevity, and no process can truly be optimized without a well-managed workflow. Ultimately, workflow management can make the difference between the success and failure of the organization.
In this webinar, Stacy Kildal will discuss what workflow is, why it's important to your small business, and the steps you should take to evaluate and create an effective workflow.
You will learn how to: ..... Identify the steps to analyze and improve workflow ..... Define current tasks and strategy ..... Identify pain points, bottlenecks, and redundancies in your current tasks and strategy ..... Design your ideal future strategy ..... Analyze and implement workflow.
24
10:00 AM
Pacific
FREE
Do I Have to Pay for That? Navigating the Common Pitfalls of Wage and Hour Laws   (Human Resources)
Companies can run into major problems if they fail to pay their employees for all compensable work time. The complexity of the FLSA’s rules and different state requirements—like strict California meal break laws—can cause confusion among employers as to whether certain time counts as compensable work hours. As a result, employers are frequently defending against costly wage and hour lawsuits.
With big verdicts, record settlements, increasing worker awareness, and widespread public attention to how employees are paid, it’s no surprise that the number of wage and hour lawsuits is increasing. Given these factors, employers should tread carefully when determining payment for employees.
Join EPAY Systems and Seyfarth Shaw as we dive into the legal requirements for paying employees for meal and rest breaks, travel time and on-call time.
In this webinar, you’ll get relevant information including: ..... An overview of FLSA and state wage and hour laws ..... Meal and rest break pitfalls and how to avoid them ..... Best practices for properly compensating employees for other tricky things such as overtime, travel time, reporting time and on-call time.
29
8:00 AM
Pacific
FREE
Bring Your Benefits to Life to Engage a Multi-Generational Workforce   (Human Resources)
In today’s competitive landscape employers must innovate on their compensation packages in order to recruit top talent. As we know, benefits have a strong influence on an employee’s decision to select and remain with an employer. With such a diverse multi-generational workforce, it is no longer sufficient to simply offer a robust package with a variety of siloed and ultimately underutilized benefits. To truly attract and retain top talent, especially Millennial employees, benefits must respond to the individual employee’s needs.
This webinar will feature a case study, presented by Northwestern Mutual. Northwestern Mutual is recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the "World's Most Admired" life insurance companies in 2016.
29
10:00 AM
Pacific
FREE
A Tactical Guide to Reducing Your Data Breach Risk   (Security / Safety)
Over 90% of the world’s data has been generated in the last few years. Accompanying this rapid growth in data comes exponential risks, as witnessed by the spike in cyber attacks of which no organization seems immune. The financial rewards gained by the perpetuators of cyber attacks is blatant, and this is driving continued attacks on companies containing massive amounts of consumer data. For these companies securing data is only half the battle. The risks can be greater when data is transmitted externally, hence it is critical that organizations know where sensitive data is going, how it is being transmitted, and how it is being handled and stored.
On this webinar our panel of experts will discuss some of the best practices organizations can consider to reduce the risk of suffering from a data breach, and to proactively prepare for any subsequent breach that could happen.
30
9:00 AM
Pacific
FREE
FranklinCovey’s 7 Habits® Seminar—Free Online Session   (Professional Development)
Create lifetime success with the 7 Habits® ..... Get a powerful introduction to the highly popular, hands-on seminar, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People®, based on the international bestseller. In this complimentary online session, discover how the 7 Habits® can help you to lead yourself more effectively, engage and collaborate with others more successfully, and continually renew these capabilities. Your team and organization can also learn and harness these qualities for maximum results.
If you’ve ever wondered if the 7 Habits® are right for you, or just want to learn more, don’t miss this introduction to the world’s premier leadership development solution. You Will Learn ..... Why the 7 Habits® are relevant in the 21st century ..... What “effectiveness” means in an ever-changing, chaotic world ..... How to grow our personal capabilities and interpersonal relationships ..... How our paradigms affect our ability to achieve what matters most to us ..... The importance of self-renewal in creating and sustaining results.
30
10:00 AM
Pacific
FREE
4 Smart Ways to Find and Win New Clients   (Sales & Marketing)
Are you frustrated with your sales results, even though you have put a lot of time, money and effort, your heart and soul into growing your revenue? Looking to grow your sales, quickly and effectively, but also prevent buyer’s remorse and keep your clients loyal?
This webinar will help you identify new ways (that you can start using right away!) to find, engage, win and keep new clients.
Here's what you will discover: ..... 1.FIND: How to find new clients who are in the market today ..... 2.ENGAGE: How to connect with them instantly and engage into a dialogue ..... 3.WIN: How to remove any resistance and win new clients ..... 4.KEEP: How to prevent buyer’s remorse and keep your clients loyal
31
10:00 AM
Pacific
FREE
The Hidden Benefits of Going Green   (Energy / Environment)
You’re already aware that improving your company’s sustainability performance can help preserve scarce resources like water and energy, but did you know that these initiatives can also lower your costs and help you gain customers?
In this session, Will Teichman, Kimco Realty’s Director of Strategic Operations, will share tips for retailers looking to advance their sustainability efforts, including: ..... Identifying low- or no-cost “low hanging fruit” that will result in near-term savings ..... Special tips for food service establishments ..... How to share your efforts to appeal to your increasingly socially- and environmentally-conscious customers.
 September
5
8:00 AM
Pacific
FREE
This Will Change Your Approach to Sales Enablement: Defining Sales Enablement   (Sales & Marketing)
Sales enablement is providing the sales organization with what they need to sell more effectively. How is your organization doing that and what do you need to know about the future of sales enablement?
Alice Heiman will lead a lively panel discussion on this topic. Please join her, Elinor Stutz, Inspirational Speaker and Educational Trainer at Smooth Sale, Nancy Nardin, Founder of Smart Selling Tools, and Mike Kunkle, VP Sales Transformation Services at Fast Lane as they define sales enablement and discuss its future.
7
10:00 AM
Pacific
FREE
Build an Authentic Brand to Increase Your Bottom Line   (Sales & Marketing)
Branding isn’t a ‘nice-to-have,’ but a ‘must-have’ to be competitive in today’s market. Don’t get jaded by get-rich-quick-schemes and fly-by-night tactics that promise overnight results. True branding is strategic, authentic, and it impacts every facet of your business.
During this webinar with Senior Brand Advisor, Steven Picanza, you’ll learn about branding trends including: ..... How messaging and your brand’s story will impact your bottom line over bland creative ..... Why your sales funnel will either make or break your brand (and what you can do to make sure you’re not missing out) ..... How to make sure your brand and culture build equity and revenue even when you’re not in the room or in the conversation.
7
11:00 AM
Pacific
FREE
How to Turn a Fail Into a Sale   (Sales & Marketing)
Everyone loves a good comeback story. Learn how SDR Managers Alex and Jordan helped turn a fail into a sale by harnessing the power of account-based sales.
In this 45-minute webinar, you’ll learn: ..... How we were able to see growth in 220% growth in 3 months using intelligent prospecting techniques ..... How our SDR team learned to automate the mundane tasks and spend time personalizing where it matters ..... Best practices for implementing persona targeting at scale.
11
11:00 AM
Pacific
FREE
Mindful Selling   (Sales & Marketing)
Mindfulness is the latest buzzword for improving workplace productivity. But it is rarely taught to the sales department. Can mindfulness be applied for improving salesperson performance?
Sales trainer and author Jeffrey Lipsius discovered a way that it can. Join him for a webinar introducing his method for applying mindfulness for selling success.
12
10:00 AM
Pacific
FREE
How to Create a One-Page Plan of Action to Grow Your Company   (Management & Leadership)
Have you ever felt overwhelmed with too many details and urgent fires that pull you away from the highest value responsibilities needed to scale your business? Learn a winning formula to help you determine what your company should focus on over the next 90 days.
Join Wall Street Journal bestselling author and successful entrepreneur, David Finkel, as he walks you through these simple steps to create a one-page plan of action to grow your business.
You’ll learn: ..... How to design a rolling series of 90-day action plans to reach your business goals faster. ..... Why your plan must be one page. ..... How to avoid the 3 most common pitfalls that stop most companies from executing on their action plan…and much more.
12
10:00 AM
Pacific
FREE
Keeping the Program Alive: How to Build and Manage an Employee Referral Program   (Human Resources)
We all know referral hiring is the best source-of-hire out there. It’s not only easier to hire a referred candidate, but 70% of employers say referred hires fit the company culture and values better than those from other sources of hire. On top of that, 67% of companies surveyed stated that the entire recruiting process is shorter with referrals and 51% said referred candidates were less expensive to recruit.
The employee referral program is looked at as one of the hardest HR programs to successfully implement and run, yet has the greatest benefits when it comes to overcoming hiring needs.
The development of your company’s employee referral program is no small feat. While most companies define their employee referral program, turn it on, and let it run wild with no real success, others are building internal recruiting operations specific to their referral program and learning how to constantly improve the flow of referrals in order to solve their individual challenges.
This webinar will teach you: ..... How to think strategically about the creation of your employee referral program ..... How to successfully manage your employee referral program ..... How to determine when it’s time to make your first dedicated ERP hire ..... Unique ways to keep internal referrers engaged during both peak and off-peak times.
Whether you’re a small business looking to implement an employee referral program for the first time or a Fortune 500 company looking to keep engagement high while adding layers to your program, this webinar is for you.
Join Jennifer Newbill, Director of Global Employment Brand at Dell, and Liz Bronson, Lead Consultant at Proactive Talent Strategies as they take attendees on a journey through the world of referral hiring.
12
11:00 AM
Pacific
FREE
Low Cost and No Cost Marketing Tools You Can Use to Grow Your Business   (Sales & Marketing)
Increase your sales with targeted, low cost/no cost marketing tools. You will learn how to develop simple and inexpensive marketing strategies for your business.
We will discuss: ..... Basic marketing rules you need to know. ..... How to identify your ideal target market and ways to engage them. ..... How to understand your market and know your customer. ..... How to identify your key differentiators. ..... How to develop a simple marketing plan. ..... Effective online and offline marketing tools you can start using today.
Attend this webinar to learn how to get big results from a small budget.
12
11:05 AM
Pacific
FREE
Enable Your Team to Sell Better with Video   (Sales & Marketing)
Ditch those cold email templates. Modern reps have switched to video for 3x the engagement!
The prospects you're targeting receive more than 100 emails a day, and they archive over half of them without a second glance. That's bad news for your sales team – especially if they're still using old-school cold-email tactics.
Join us for this new webinar and discover why video is such a powerful tool for getting your reps noticed in their prospects' inboxes and into more conversations.
Key takeaways will include ..... Why video is a key component for the future success of your sales team ..... How to easily add video to your reps' existing cadence ..... Best practices that will help your reps create prospecting videos that start conversations ..... How to track the success of your video outreach.
13
9:00 AM
Pacific
FREE
Building Your Support Network: A Woman’s Guide for Success   (Women)
How to Create Your Personal Group of Mentors ..... Mentorship is so last year. Rather than seeking out a single mentor, the most successful leaders focus instead on building a circle of support — a diverse group of people with whom you consult regularly to get advice and feedback.
Having access to your own personal circle of support means that, no matter what the situation—personal or career-related—you always have someone whom you can count on for high quality support.
In this 60-minute webcast, Danielle Harlan, PhD, Founder and CEO of the Center for Advancing Leadership and Human Potential, will draw upon lessons from her book, The New Alpha: Join the Rising Movement of Influencers and Changemakers Who Are Redefining Leadership, to show you how to build your own circle of support—including who you should look for, how you can connect them in, and how they can help you.
13
10:00 AM
Pacific
FREE
Employee Networks - Getting More Work Done Through Shared Expertise   (Human Resources)
In order to build tomorrow's workforce today, it's time to look beyond the traditional organizational chart. Formalizing employee teams, teams of teams, and networks can stimulate collaboration and unlock undiscovered business value. A networked structure empowers employees to work cooperatively enabling timely, valuable knowledge and insights exchange thus increasing operational efficiency and effectiveness. As employee networks widen and deepen, they can mobilize critical knowledge and reveal key contributors and experts, including marginalized talent, hidden talent and underutilized talent, across the enterprise.
Most executives recognize the importance of this organizational structure shift. According to Deloitte, 92 percent of surveyed leaders believe that redesigning their organization is either very important or important, and thus many are moving away from formal, functional structures and redesigning their organizations to be dynamic, team-based, and network driven. Tools that can help organizations identify the employees who are experts and maximize the viral exchange of their actionable insights help organizations become more agile, responsive to change, and sustainable in a long-term fashion.
If driving better business results is anywhere on your short-list, then you know that employee networks have assumed a place of prominence in both public and private sectors as the foremost means of organizing to solve complex challenges and achieve collective goals. So, it’s unfortunate, at a time when the ability to create business value increasingly depends on experts’ knowledge and the sharing of their curated insights™, that so many HR and other business leaders haven’t done far more to harness the power of informal networks. But, some of the best organizations across the globe have already institutionalized a networked workforce structure, and now is the time to scoop up vital learnings from them.
This webcast in “fireside chat” style among leading network experts will offer actionable insights on: ..... Decoding hierarchical versus matrix versus networked structures ..... Transforming traditional hierarchical or matrixed structures into tomorrow’s new networked model ..... Identifying experts within the networks and leveraging their insights among all network members.
13
11:00 AM
Pacific
FREE
Leading with Emotional Intelligence   (Management & Leadership)
Why does emotional intelligence (EI) matter? Because at the core of every outstanding leader are the abilities to connect, achieve, inspire and act with resilience.
Emotional intelligence has evolved from an area of research to a recognized set of best practices and core competencies that are at the heart of successful leadership. Today we use EI as an integrated set of skills that underpin highly effective, fast-reacting, and innovative organizations.
This webcast offers you a powerful introduction to the highly popular hands-on AMA seminar, Leading with Emotional Intelligence.
To give a real sense of EI in practice, we’ll take a deep look at how EI drives and facilitates your ability to lead collaboration. You’ll also learn about the F.L.I.P. Modes of Conversation as a “must have” tool for collaboration and relationship enhancement.
If you want to become the consummate emotionally intelligent leader, this webcast is a great place to start.
18
10:00 AM
Pacific
FREE
Sales Success - 4 Ways to Crush Your Quota and Fuel Your Pipeline   (Sales & Marketing)
In Miller Heiman Group’s CSO Insights latest Sales Performance Optimization Study, on average, only 57% of reps make quota. If you could ask a few insightful questions proven to fill your pipeline with quality deals, would that be a good use of your time?
Join Janice Mars, Principal and Founder of SalesLatitude and Shawn Sandy, Chief Revenue Officer of The Selling Agency for a fun and action-packed 45 minutes on how to crush your quota and fuel your pipeline.
19
10:00 AM
Pacific
FREE
Lean Business Planning for Better Management   (Management & Leadership)
Contrary to the popular myth, business planning is not just for startups, and it does not involve writing a long formal business plan full of carefully worded summaries and descriptions.
Lean business planning is easier and more useful for all companies. It includes using simple lists and tables to define strategy, tactics, milestones, metrics, and assumptions; plus, it projects sales, spending, and cash flow.
Join this webinar as Tim Berry, founder of bplans.com and Palo Alto Software, shares the simplicity and ease of lean business planning, including: ..... A simple, powerful approach to business planning for any business—existing, startup or in the planning stage. ..... Easy ways to stay focused, grow faster and adjust quickly to change. ..... How and why to review and revise regularly to simplify and watch the important milestones. ..... When to stick to the plan, when to change it, and how to tell the difference. ..... What business owners need to know about forecasting sales, expenses, and cash flow, and how to manage ongoing results. ..... Setting priorities for long term and managing steps in the short term.
19
10:00 AM
Pacific
FREE
The True Cost of Bad Hires   (Human Resources)
In today’s candidate-driven job market, HR professionals are compelled to find qualified candidates without sacrificing time-to-hire and cost-of-hire metrics. However, trying to speed up this process without the right tools in place to help ensure a strong candidate experience can lead to costly hiring mistakes.
Recruiters and hiring managers today are under pressure to find best-fit candidates quickly and cost-effectively — but doing so can come at a high price in the form of bad hires. Too many organizations use inadequate processes to source, track, and evaluate best-fit candidates, leading to bad hires and costly turnover. Is yours one of them?
The proof is in the numbers. A Brandon Hall talent acquisition study showed organizations that invested in a strong candidate experience improved their quality of hires by 70 percent.[1] Do your organization’s talent acquisition processes support the recruitment and hiring of the best possible candidates?
If you’re unsure, register now for The True Cost of Bad Hires webinar. HR experts from Kronos and Brandon Hall Group will discuss how modernizing your talent acquisition processes with a unified, end-to-end technology solution can help you reduce your risk of bad hires — and ensure that your process not only welcomes, but also nurtures and engages new talent.
You’ll learn valuable strategies for recruiting and hiring best-fit employees — including the use of an automated, integrated solution to speed the recruiting and hiring process and reduce the rate of bad hires.
It’s now possible to hire top talent while reducing your risk of bad hires.
20
9:00 AM
Pacific
FREE
Modern Manners for Today's Business World   (Professional Development)
In a world of high-powered technology, many wonder if social skills and the display of good manners in the workplace are quaint, hopelessly "last century" concepts. After all, we've got work to do!
Many believe that such "niceties" are a costly waste of time and energy.
The truth is that, because of technology and the pressures of the 24-7 global workplace, respect and consideration for others are more critical than ever. The display of empathy and civility actually saves careers and companies in an otherwise virtual, impersonal, often soul-less work environment.
This webcast explores why social skills are as important—arguably even more important—than they have ever been, and provides useful advice and skills that you can immediately put into action.
Today, the path to success is a combination of your business know-how and your social skills. The good news is that manners and business etiquette are easy to learn and apply. So take one hour out of your busy day to join us as we explore: ..... Why these “rules” are not rigid and old fashioned, but absolutely critical for career success ..... The costs to individuals and organizations in having poor business etiquette ..... Areas of interpersonal interaction which need the most attention ..... What social skills do Millennials need most? ..... Steps you can take today to hone your interpersonal skills.
In a nutshell, you’ll learn ways to navigate the social conventions of your work environment with poise and confidence. Follow these lessons and you can earn a good reputation that could lead to bigger and better things in your career and personal life.
21
10:00 AM
Pacific
FREE
Video Marketing Made Easy   (Sales & Marketing)
Videos are now a digital marketing must. Nearly 50% of consumers say they’ve made a purchase as a result of watching a video on social media, and video will account for over 80% of internet traffic by 2020.
But the thought of making videos can be overwhelming. Rest assured that ANYONE can create them. Expensive equipment and fancy studios are no longer a requirement.
In this session, Digital Marketing Expert Sherry Bonelli will discuss the importance of video marketing to your business. She will cover: ..... The types of videos you can create ..... How to create videos with your smartphone ..... The easy-to-use video platforms (like Belive.tv, Facebook Live and YouTube Live) you can use to engage your future customers ..... Software tools that can make your video production easy ..... Affordable gadgets that allow you to record and create videos like a pro.
28
11:00 AM
Pacific
FREE
5 Social Media Tools You Can Use to Market and Promote Your Business   (Advert, Promo, Social Media)
Social media can be one of your most effective and affordable marketing tools if used properly. Blogs, Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, LinkedIn, Google +, Pinterest … the list goes on and it can be overwhelming.
At this session on the latest in social media you’ll learn: ..... Which social media tools are ideal for your business. ..... How to use them to grow your business. ..... How to develop your own social media strategy. ..... How to produce content your audience wants to read or watch. ..... Where to find content to share with your community ..... How to track online social media mentions.
Social media marketing is effective and free.
Attend this webinar and learn how to use it to grow your small business.
 October
3
8:00 AM
Pacific
FREE
Selling to and Working with Skeptical Technical Decision Makers   (Sales & Marketing)
Technical decision makers intimidate many sellers. As a result, sales and support teams sell themselves short. Learn how to overcome obstacles and cultivate relevant and lucrative relationships that impact customer acquisition and customer retention.
5
10:00 AM
Pacific
FREE
Funding Opportunities for Women Entrepreneurs   (Women)
Women now own nearly 10 million small businesses in America. Women-owned firms significantly contribute to our economy's vitality, supporting more than 23 million jobs. Unfortunately, women still face unique challenges in starting and running their businesses, such as accessing capital.
In celebration of National Women's Small Business Month, please join Small Business Majority for a webinar on financial capacity and funding options to help women entrepreneurs start and build a scalable business.
Topics of discussion include: ..... Overview of women's entrepreneurship in the United States ..... Access to capital and funding options ..... Community development financial institutions, reputable online lenders, crowdfunding ..... Five C’s of Credit ..... Helpful tools and resources.
11
9:00 AM
Pacific
FREE
Personal Branding for Women Leaders   (Women)
Define Your Brand to Achieve the Future You Desire ..... The key reason that many women shy away from personal branding is the fear that they will be perceived as bragging, and will end up turning people off.
Every single day, you are presented with opportunities to shape the way people view you, and the question is: Are you taking advantage of them?
In this webcast, Dorie Clark – a consultant, former presidential campaign spokesperson, and author of Reinventing You – will discuss the unique personal branding issues faced by women, and how female executives can cultivate their reputation as leaders.
Joins us as Dorie explains how to: ..... Identify the essence of your leadership brand ..... Overcome the “likeability conundrum” that researchers have identified ..... Enhance your executive presence ..... Communicate with authority and authenticity ..... Become known and respected in your field.
12
10:00 AM
Pacific
FREE
Making Smart, Ethical Business Decisions   (Management & Leadership)
We often read of businesses that fail due to bad decisions, sometimes related to unethical choices. Even the most ethical business owner can make what seems to be a small mistake, but it ends up destroying a company.
During this session, Ed Perry will explain causes of bad decision-making and arm you with a simple-to-use framework to help you make smart decisions.
You will learn: ..... Why staying within the law is not enough to ensure your company’s success. ..... How entrepreneurial business leadership drives decision-making practices, that left unchecked can create problems. ..... How to change your decision-making to serve you and your business better. ..... How to teach your employees to make the right decisions on your behalf.
17
11:00 AM
Pacific
FREE
Ask SCORE: Business Plans   (Entrepreneurship)
Are you trying to write a business plan but have more questions than answers? Or does the idea of writing one overwhelm you? It’s worth the effort; studies show you are twice as likely to grow your business or get funding with a business plan.
In this LIVE Q & A session, SCORE mentor and business plan expert Hal Shelton will devote the entire hour to answering YOUR questions. You can submit questions in the registration form and during the LIVE webinar.
19
10:00 AM
Pacific
FREE
How to Steer Clear of Accidental Discrimination When Hiring   (Human Resources)
With every new hire, your objective is to select the most qualified person for the job. Yet you’re also responsible for supporting a fair and diverse workforce – and for upholding anti-discrimination laws by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Whether intentional or not, hiring practices that discriminate against protected applicants could lead to serious legal trouble.
Are you aware of the various federal and state laws that prevent discrimination? Just as important, are you confident your hiring process treats every job seeker equally and fairly?
Attend this webinar for a discussion of the oversights that can hurt your hiring efforts – and what you can say, do and ask each step of the way to avoid accidental discrimination.
You will learn: ..... Major anti-discrimination laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) ..... Language to avoid when advertising and recruiting ..... Checklist of right and wrong interview questions ..... Precautions with background/criminal checks ..... Dos and don’ts of accessing social media accounts.
 December
15
10:00 AM
Pacific
FREE
SCORE ExpertAnswers- How to Write a Business Plan   (Entrepreneurship)
A Google search for "write a business plan" yields more than 50 million results, each offering resources, advice, templates and more. If that leaves you overwhelmed and confused about how to tackle this important undertaking, please join us for this SCORE LIVE Webinar.
SCORE mentors will offer "ExpertAnswers" to audience questions submitted by phone, email and chat. You'll have a chance to speak with SCORE mentors about how to write your business plan - and to hear how other entrepreneurs are doing the same thing.
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