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Small Business Advice



South Mandarin Branch Library
Jun 10 2019 -
5:30pm to 7:30pm

Where can I Find Financing for My Small Business?

Did you know that business loans are now available on-line and for as little as $1,000? We will discuss the various types of financing, their sources and what you need to qualify. Facilitated by SCORE. Biz1,FinanciallyFit1

Beaches Branch Library
Jun 24 2019 -
5:45pm to 7:45pm

Should I Own my Own Business?

SCORE Workshop: Should I Own a Business?
This workshop will discuss the mindsets, characteristics and backgrounds of successful small business owners. This should allow you to see whether you have what it takes to succeed as an entrepreneur. We will also show you how to evaluate your background to understand what areas you need to work on to increase your chances of success.Biz1,FinanciallyFit1

South Mandarin Branch Library
Jul 8 2019 -
5:30pm to 7:30pm

Is Crowdfunding Right for My Business?

Crowdfunding is a new and fast-growing alternative source of business funding as well as a way to get pre-sales of your products. Find out how crowd funding works and if it is right for you. Facilitated by SCORE. Biz1,FinanciallyFit1

Highlands Regional Library
Jul 18 2019 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Should I Own My Own Business?

This workshop, presented by the Service Corps of Retired Executives - SCORE, will discuss the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs. We will show you how to evaluate your skills to understand what areas you need to work on to increase your chances of success. Registration is at the SCORE website: https://jacksonville.score.org/take-workshop-284. FinancxiallyFit1 jpl50 Biz1

Beaches Branch Library
Jul 22 2019 -
5:45pm to 7:45pm

How Do I Start a Home Based Business?

SCORE Workshop:How Do I Start a Home Based Business?
Starting a home based business in Jacksonville can be a daunting task. This seminar will discuss what types of businesses you can (and cannot) operate from your home. We will also show you step-by-step what you need to do to get your business up and running, including getting the necessary registrations, licenses and permits from the government.Biz1,FinanciallyFit1

South Mandarin Branch Library
Aug 12 2019 -
5:30pm to 7:30pm

How do I Develop a Product or Service to Sell?

Some entrepreneurs do not have a well-defined product or service to sell. This workshop will cover generating new product ideas, building product concepts and discuss methods of testing your product. Facilitated by SCORE. Biz1,FinanciallyFit1

Beaches Branch Library
Aug 19 2019 -
5:45pm to 7:45pm

A Business Plan: What Is It and Why Do I Need One?

SCORE Workshop: A Business Plan: What Is It and Why Do I Need One?
The business plan is your personal roadmap to success. We will discuss the major reasons for assembling a plan and whether or not you need to obtain financing for your business. We will also cover what should be in your plan and how to assemble the information you need using the library and other resources. Biz1,FinanciallyFit1

Jacksonville Public Library