(SARASOTA, Fla., August 29, 2017) Manasota SCORE will be holding a series of Success Strategies for Business Owners Meetup workshops at Sarasota County libraries with programs offering information and advice to help market and grow a business. The monthly programs will be held on Wednesday afternoons, from 4 to 5:30 p.m., at the Selby and Jacaranda libraries. The programs will alternate live speakers and telepresence sessions at both sites.
“We’re proud to partner with Sarasota County Library System and Economic Develop to offer these programs for local business owners,” said Dennis Zink, Manasota SCORE Chapter Chair.
September 6: “Dynamic Communication: Personality Selling.” Mike Lewis, Chapter Chair of Pasco-Hernando SCORE, will conduct a seminar with information to help enhance communications skills and close sales. (Live at Selby; telepresence at Jacaranda.)
October 4: “Funnel Marketing: What’s It Mean For You?” Barbara Langdon, SCORE mentor and small business owner, will answer frequently asked questions about funnel marketing and the benefits of automation. (Live at Jacaranda; telepresence at Selby.)
November 1: “How to Grow Your Business in a Digital World.” Mike McCormick, CEO of Full Stack Marketing Consultants and SCORE mentor, will share information on how to use all aspects of digital marketing in a business, from startup to enterprise level. (Live at Selby; telepresence at Jacaranda.)
December 6: “Doing Business In and With Sarasota County” will include experts from the County’s Planning, Tax Collector, Procurement, Health and Utilities Departments to answer regulatory questions and give you tips on how to sell your services or products to the County. (Live at Jacaranda; telepresence at Selby.)
These programs are open to the public and are offered free of charge, but registration is requested. Register to attend at either location at https://manasota.score.org/content/take-workshop-5
Selby Public library is located at 1331 First St., Sarasota, and Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library is located at 4143 Woodmere Park Blvd., Venice. For additional information, contact Manasota SCORE at 941.955.1029.
About Manasota SCORE: Manasota SCORE provides free, confidential business education and mentoring services for established businesses and startups, offered by 80 volunteers with experience and skills in a broad range of business settings. The chapter is part of national SCORE, started in 1964, that has over 300 chapters and 10,000 volunteers. For more information, visit www.manasota.score.org.
Sarasota County Office of Business and Economic Development: The Office of Business and Economic Development assumes the lead role in Sarasota County Government’s Economic Development efforts. In part, the department recruits and works to retain businesses that diversify the county’s economic base, invest in our community and hire locals. The department is an advocate for small businesses and oversees the county’s relationships with contract partners the Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County, the Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County, and Visit Sarasota County, and the non-contractual relationship with the Sarasota County Agricultural Fair Assoc. Inc.
Sarasota County Library: Sarasota County Libraries strive to provide information and support for small business owners in Sarasota County. For information on resources available through the libraries, visit scgov.net/library, call 941-861-5000, or visit your local library.
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