KINGSPORT, Tenn. – The Tennessee Small Business Development Center (TSBDC) at ETSU and the Kingsport Office of Small Business Development & Entrepreneurship (KOSBE) will host a free Small Group Hands-On Training Class: Get Found Online on Thursday, June 21, 2012 from 9 – 11 a.m. at the Kingsport Chamber of Commerce, 400 Clinchfield Street, Ste. 100, downtown Kingsport.
The workshop is offered free of cost, but registration is required.
This interactive training session is limited to five (5) participants for an intimate one-on-one training approach. Participants must already be in business and bring their own Wi-Fi compatible iPad, tablet or laptop to connect.
Five primary topics will be addressed:
1. Google Places for Business Listings
2. Business Facebook Pages - Building Your First or Updating Your Current
3. Using Pinterest for Business
4. Free Website Self-Assessment
5. Introduction to Small Business Survival Training
"We are adding this new approach to our training events to enhance our training efforts," said Aundrea Wilcox, senior business counselor with the Tennessee Business Development Center at East Tennessee State University Kingsport Affiliate Office and executive director of KOSBE. "Not everyone learns the same and we hope to offer more small group hands-on training events monthly if the interest is there."
Facilitated by: Aundrea Wilcox, senior business counselor with the Tennessee Business Development Center at East Tennessee State University Kingsport Affiliate Office.
The event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited. Advanced registration is required and must be received by June 18, 2012. Participants must already be in business and bring their own Wi-Fi compatible iPad, tablet or laptop to connect in order to be eligible to register.
It is the intent of KOSBE to be the go-to organization in the Tri-Cities for small business owners and entrepreneurs who want to start or grow their businesses, by creating and developing the right tools and resources and cultivating the right partnerships. In partnership with Tennessee Small Business Development Centers (TSBDC) at ETSU, KOSBE can more effectively serve the needs of entrepreneurs and small businesses. For a complete listing of services, tools and resources, visit kosbe.org.
The cooperative agreement between KOSBE and East Tennessee State University is partially funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). SBA's funding is not an endorsement of any products, opinions or services. SBA funded programs are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Additional funding is provided by the Tennessee Board of Regents and the state of Tennessee.
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For more information about the Tennessee Small Business Development Center (TSBDC) at ETSU Kingsport Affiliate Office and your Kingsport Office of Small Business Development & Entrepreneurship (KOSBE), visit tsbdc.org and kosbe.org or call (423) 392.8825. We're social too; follow us on Facebook, Kosbe – The Small Business Connection, Twitter, @KOSBEConnection, LinkedIn group, KOSBE - The Small Business Connection and our YouTube Channel, KOSBEConnection.
Small Business Services Marketing Manager, KOSBE
Administrative Coordinator, TSBDC at ETSU Kingsport Affiliate Office
Kingsport Area Chamber of Commerce
Office of Small Business Development & Entrepreneurship
400 Clinchfield Street, Ste. 100, Kingsport, TN 37660
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