Master the skills and develop the knowledge you need to fulfill your dreams of creating, building and marketing your own business. Courses in this suite include:
Start and Operate Your Own Home-Based Business:
Starting a home-based business is the hottest trend in today's challenging business environment! Learn how to be your own boss and eliminate the stress of having a job. The benefits of working from home are endless! Earn what you deserve, be independent, have tax deductions, do away with traffic, office politics and more! Learn how to develop the entrepreneurial qualities - motivation, discipline, creativity - that you will need to succeed! This class is a great way to start your own business or enhance the one you already have.
Start Your Own Online Business:
The Internet has changed the way people communicate and the way businesses operate. It's also made it easier to build a business from the convenience of your own home. In this course, you'll learn how to develop a digital or traditional product or service and build a website to sell and deliver that product online. The course outlines a step-by-step approach that's easy to follow—from building a simplified strategy to branding your business. From start to finish, you'll gain an understanding of what it takes to create, build, and maintain a profitable online business!
Small Business Marketing on a Shoestring:
When it comes to marketing for a small business, money isn't everything! In this course, you'll learn how to use the same marketing tricks the big companies employ—without making a big dent in your wallet. As you build your own customized marketing plan step-by-step, you'll discover how to attract your target audiences, entice customers to buy your product or service, and keep buyers coming back for more. You'll master cost-effective strategies including strategic partnerships, local marketing, search engine optimization, social networking, e-mail marketing, lead generation, and niche marketing. In addition, you'll find out how to generate the referrals that are key to your company's success. You'll get tips on evaluating your tactics, tracking your results, and fine-tuning your approach so it gets better every year. Best of all, the small business marketing strategies you'll learn will fit into any budget—and some are even free!
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Course Code: B9094
Small Business Marketing on a Shoestring
with Glynns Thomas
Discover small business marketing strategies that can help you attract attention, woo your target audience, grow your customer base, and expand your profits - all for little or no money.
Course Code: BMS
Start and Operate Your Own Home-Based Business
with Helene K. Liatsos
An experienced entrepreneur teaches you how to develop the motivation, discipline, and creativity to quit your job and be your own boss.
Course Code: SHB
Start Your Own Online Business
with Brad Semp
Learn how to leverage the Internet to start your own online business and build a website to sell your traditional and digital products and services.
Course Code: SYB