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  Workshops - Planning A New Business
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Money from Home! 10 EZ Steps to Starting a Home-Based Business
Location:Newport Beach Public Library
1000 Avocado Avenue, Friends Room, Newport Beach 92660
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Date & Time:March 12 2019, Tuesday, from 6:00 PM to 8:45 PM
Cost:No Cost
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Turn your talent, experience, know-how and ideas into a profitable business that fits your lifestyle and fills your pockets! This workshop is packed with practical, down to earth advice on choosing a business you can run from your home, producing and marketing your product or service, and financing and legal issues unique to home based businesses.

What You Will Learn:
• How to tell the difference between a dream, an idea and a business
• Who else should be involved in planning your home-based business...and why
• Businesses you can do from home and businesses you can’t
• Organizing information to simplify planning and start-up
• Special financing, tax and legal issues for home based businesses
• How to know when you’ve grown out of your home

Bonnie Copeland, SCORE mentor, presents this workshop. Bonnie started and managed her own ski, arts-and-crafts and consulting businesses, worked for companies like Shell Oil and Disney, and helped hundreds of entrepreneurs with her common sense approach to business start-up and expansion. Although Bonnie has expertise in all aspects of small business operation, her emphasis is on planning, accounting and finance.

(Registration/Check-in 5:30 to 6:00 PM)

How To Start A Successful Business and Avoid The Pitfalls
Location:La Habra Community Center
101 W La Habra Blvd, El Camino Room, La Habra 90631
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Date & Time:April 9 2019, Tuesday, from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Cost:No Cost
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Start-Ups fail at a very high rate. There is a lot more to starting a business then getting a name, license and location. Follow these steps and it will help to insure success. Learn what to focus on and how to overcome common obstacles. Mistakes cost money and can bury your business early on. Step by Step guideline.
• Basic Startup Requirements
• Startup or Buy Existing
• Creating a Workable Plan
• Financing & Projections
• Legal Forms of Organization
• Hiring & Training

Barry Mc Kinley of SCORE has started, owned & operated 10 different companies in 5 different industries. He sold each of the companies to investors, employees and competitors including Fortune 1000 companies. With his vast experience he has been involved in all segments of business, from hiring, financing to sales and promotions, and has counseled over 2,100 SCORE clients.

(Registration/Check-in 5:00 to 5:30 PM)
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