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Small Business Advice Workshop Series (Mar. 17, 2017)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 17, 2017 – The Jacksonville Public Library is partnering with SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business, to offer a series of free Small Business Advice workshops intended to help start and/or improve a small business. Workshops will be held the third Monday of the month through November, focusing on a different topic each month.

The schedule is as follows:

  • March 20 – Should I Own My Own Business?
  • April 17 – The Business Plan: What is it and Why Do I Need One?
  • May 15 – How Do I Start a Home Based Business in Jacksonville?
  • June 19 – Where Can I Find Financing for My Small Business?
  • July 17 – How Do I Develop a Product or Service to Sell?
  • Aug. 21 – How Do I Determine My Product's Sales Potential and Target Customers?
  • Sept. 18 – What are the Best Face-to-Face Selling Techniques?
  • Oct. 16 – How Can I Generate Sales to the Government?
  • Nov. 20 – Is Crowdfunding Right for My Business?

WHEN:  Third Monday of the month through November
               5:30 – 7 p.m.

WHERE: Southeast Regional Library
               10599 Deerwood Park Blvd., 32256

Registration is recommended as each class is limited to 25 participants. Register here for the March event. For future dates, go to

Craig Linsky, SCORE mentor and chairman of the Client Education Committee, is presenting the workshops. Linsky worked in the financial services industry for nearly thirty years. For the past ten years, he has designed and taught marketing and other business topics both domestically through SCORE and internationally through the Financial Services Volunteer Corp.
The Jacksonville Public Library is committed to making its programs accessible to all persons. If you need special accommodations, please call 996-0325 at least 72 hours prior to the event.


SCORE is a nonprofit organization with the largest network of free business experts in the United States dedicated to helping small businesses get started, grow and achieve goals through education and mentorship. There are more than 11,000 volunteers in more than 320 chapters nationwide.

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