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Community Futures Central Kootenay

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March 2021

Instagram for Business (Beginner)

March 4 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm PST

Learn to use the mobile app ‘Instagram’ to reach potential customers and/or promote a virtual store. Instagram is a visual digital organizer that will help you to present images of your business in a professional manner; it also complements other Social Media. This workshop will review the features and help you understand how best to use them to market your business, your products/services and yourself. You’ll also learn how to set up your accounts and find new followers. Bring images,…

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Building a Website with Squarespace (webinar)

March 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm PST

Build a website in a day using the popular low-cost squarespace.com platform. Customize their templates to fit your business and personality. Connected Services are built into your Squarespace website so you can easily connect to leading payment, shipping, social media, and marketing tools. Have your logo, images and write-ups ready if you have them. Registration deadline: Mar 4 Register here

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Writing Your “About You” Page (Webinar)

March 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am PST

Despite our experience as web surfers, creating our own business content can be tricky. One of the most visited page for new clients is your 'About' story. But, these pages often don’t keep clients interested. Interestingly, our ‘About’ page is not really about us. Learn how to create a page that connects and entertains. In this workshop you’ll find out how to create an interesting story your clients will like, link to and learn from. We’ll cover writing tips for this…

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Tax Returns for Sole Proprietors (Webinar)

March 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm PST

If you are considering filing your own tax return this year, this is the workshop for you. You will receive instruction, practice and tips on completing a Statement of Business Activities for your small business that will get filed along with your T1 General tax return. Even if you have your tax returns prepared for you, this workshop will increase your awareness of the tax process and what information is required to complete your small business’ tax return. Limited class…

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Secret to Generating Revenue – Webinar

March 15 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm PDT

Generating revenue may seem secretive and elusive, but it doesn’t have to stay that way. In this workshop, learn the step-by-step process that will freshen your perspective and help you generate more income. Chris Holland teaches you the model that successful entrepreneurs, corporations, and social enterprises use to generate income. Come for the process, leave inspired. This class will be offered via zoom, you will need a computer, tablet or phone and decent wifi to attend. Registration deadline: Mar 11…

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Photography for Small Business – Webinar

March 16 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm PDT

This one-day workshop focuses on how to use your phone's camera to showcase your product or service online on Instagram, Pinterest, and Etsy... while staying within your budget. Learn basic photography techniques, such as lighting, use of space, angles, and props that will make your product or service shine. Once you have the photos, then learn how to edit them quickly and efficiently with some great, easy-to-use apps and presets. Please bring samples of your product and any props you…

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Instagram: Amp Up Your Game – Intermediate/advanced (webinar)

March 30 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm PDT

For those who are already familiar with Instagram and would like to know more about proper hashtags, planning posts, composing better pictures. The goal is to improve your workflow, engage with and attract more followers, and help build a profile to represent your business and brand. We will be using your existing pictures and some Instagram available apps too. Instructor: Alex Balcer Registration Deadline: Mar 25 Register Here

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Business Plan 101 (Free Webinar)

March 31 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm PDT

A business plan is essential for every business owner. It organizes your ideas, helping you analyze the viability of your business before you start. This workshop helps you clarify your business concept and covers the basics of a business plan. You will receive a business plan template, worksheets, and resources. Whether you have a business idea or you’re well into it, this course is for you! PLEASE NOTE: Pre-registration is required. Email info@futures.bc.ca  Instructor: Amanda Murray

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