Small Business Development Webinar Series

A FREE interactive learning opportunity for small businesses in Montana sponsored by Montana State University Extension, Small Business Development Centers (Montana Department of Commerce and US Small Business Administration), and the Montana Economic Developers Association.

To join the webinar, please log-on to: https://montana.webex.com/meet/commdev  

You can either use your computer mic and speakers (if they are enabled) or phone-in at: 

US Toll free +1-855-797-9485

US Toll +1-415-655-0002

Access code: 920 642 787

 

To join the new Montana Small Business Development list serve, send an email with a request in the subject line “subscribe sbd list” to: commdev@montana.edu

 

UPCOMING WEBINARS

(Click here to view all Small Business Webinar fliers in HTML)  

July 9, 2020: Tackling Unemployment Insurance

(Register HERE)

July 9
 

 

PAST WEBINARS

June 4, 2020: What it Means to be Open and Safe During Recovery

(Click HERE to view the webinar)

Webinar Handouts: Behavioral Economics PresentationOpen and Safe Presentation

June 2020 Flyer

May 15, 2020: Protecting Your Business From Legal Liability During Reopening

(Click HERE to view the webinar)

Webinar Handouts: Protecting Your Business From Legal Liability During Reopening

Legal Liability Webinar

May 7, 2020: Reopening Best Practices During COVID-19

(Click HERE to view the webinar)

Webinar Handouts: Reopening Best Practices Slides

May 7 Flyer

April 24, 2020: Business Resiliency Guide

(Click HERE to view the webinar)

Webinar Handouts: Business Resiliency Guide

April 24 Webinar

April 17, 2020: Hibernating Your Business During COVID-19

(Click HERE to view the webinar; note that audio starts 1:15 in)

Webinar Handouts: Hibernating Your Business During Covid-19

Hibernation Webinar Flyer 

April 10, 2020: Prepare for Government Contracting During COVID-19

(Click HERE to view the webinar)

Webinar Handouts: Prepare for Government Contracting During Covid-19

Government Contracts Webinar Flyer

April 2, 2020: Using Opportunity Zones to Start or Grow Your Business 

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Webinar Handouts: Using Opportunity Zones to Start or Grow Your Business

April 2020 Small Business Webinar Flyer

March 27, 2020: Marketing, Communication and Sales During the COVID-19 Crisis

(Click HERE to view the webinar)

Webinar Handouts: Business Crisis Toolkit: Marketing, Communication, And Sales During the COVID-19 Crisis

Marketing During COVID-19 Flyer

March 20, 2020: Business Crisis Toolkit: Control What You Can During COVID-19 

(Click HERE to view the webinar)

Webinar Handouts: Business Crisis Toolkit: Seeking Control During COVID-19 - Updated file; Crisis Tool Kit For Your Business

Crisis Tool Kit Flyer 

March 5, 2020: Three Steps to Get Your Business on a Path to Profitable Growth

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Webinar Handouts: Three Steps to Get Your Business on a Path to Profitable Growth

March 2020 Webinar Flyer

February 6, 2020: A Beginner's Guide to SEO: Five Tips to Get Found Online

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Webinar Handouts: A Beginner's Guide to SEO: 5 Things You Can Do to Get Found Online

February 2020 Webinar Flyer 

January 9, 2020: Quick Cybersecurity Tips to Keep Your Company Safe

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Webinar Handouts: Quick Cybersecurity Tips to Keep Your Company Safe

January 2020 Small Business Webinar Flyer 

December 5, 2019: Start Your Side Hustle

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Webinar Handouts: Business Startup Best Practices; Business Model Canvas Poster; Start Your Side Hustle Webinar

December 2019 Small Business Webinar Flyer

 

November 7, 2019: Business Valuation: More Art Than Science

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Webinar Handouts: Business Valuation-More Art Than Science

November 2019 Small Business Webinar 

 

October 3, 2019: Marketing on LinkedIn

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October 2019 Webinar Flyer

 

September 5, 2019: Rethinking Innovation in Montana

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September 2019 Small Business Webinar Flyer 

 

August 1, 2019: Insurance for Small Business

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Webinar Handouts: Business Insurance

August 2019 Webinar Flyer

 

July 11, 2019: Basic Accounting for Successful Entrepreneurs

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Webinar Handouts:  Basic Accounting for Successful Entrepreneurs

July 2019 Small Business Webinar Flyer

 

June 6, 2019: How to Lock Down Your Sales Funnel

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Webinar Handouts: Easy Sales Funnel

June 6, 2019 Small Business Webinar Flyer

 

May 2, 2019: Creative Labor Solutions

(click HERE to view the webinar)

Webinar Handouts: Basics of Apprenticeships

May 2019

 

April 22, 2019: Welcome to the LaunchPoint: A Pre-Business Webinar

(click HERE to view the webinar)

 

April 4, 2019: Reach Customers Online with Google

(click HERE to view the webinar)

Webinar Handouts: Reach Customers Online With Google

April

 

March 7, 2019: Finding Customers on Instagram

(click HERE to view the webinar)

Webinar Handouts: Intro to Instagram

 March 2019

 

February 7, 2019: Finding Customers on Facebook
(click HERE to view the webinar) 
Webinar Handouts: Facebook Business

February

 

January 10, 2019: Marketing Essentials: Getting Found Online

(click HERE to view the webinar)

January 2019 Webinar

 

December 6, 2018: Savvy Questions to Ask an Accountant About the New Tax Law
(click HERE to view the webinar)

December Flyer

Webinar Handouts

Sec 199A Flowchart

TCJA - Top Ten Tax Law Changes for Small Businesses

 

November 1, 2018: Strategy Sells Businesses and Buys Them Too
(click HERE to view the webinar)

november 2018 

Webinar Handouts:

Strategy Sells Businesses And It Buys Them Too

Murphy Sellsheet

 

October 4, 2018: Crowdfunding Isn't Just Free Money

(click HERE to view the webinar)

october 

Webinar Handouts:

Capital Formation

 

September 6, 2018: Hire For Your Peak Season & Don't Lose Money Doing It

(click HERE to view the webinar)

september 2018

Webinar Handouts:

Recruiting Metrics


May 3, 2018: Five Critical Customer Service Skills 

(click HERE to view the webinar)

may

Webinar Handouts: 

Five_Critcal_Customer_Service_Skills.pdf

 

Apr. 5, 2018: Keys to Hiring the Right Employee 

(click HERE to view the webinar)

apr_flier

Webinar Handouts:   

 Keys to Hiring the Right Employee.pdf

 

March 1, 2018: Introduction to Government Contracting 

(click HERE to view the webinar)

march

Webinar Handouts:   

Introduction_to_Government_Contracting.pdf

 

Feb. 1, 2018: Food Manufacturing 101: Get Rich and Don't GO TO JAIL!

(click HERE to view the webinar)

 feb_flier

Webinar Handouts:

     Food_Manufacturing_101_SBDC.pdf

 

Dec. 7, 2017: Developing Your Story: A Foundation for Funding

(click HERE to view the webinar)

dec_flier 

Webinar Handouts:

     Webinar_Storytelling for funding.pdf

 

Nov. 2, 2017: Employee Retention: Creating a Positive Company Culture 

(click HERE to view the webinar)

 nov_flier

Webinar Handouts:

    HRPresentationButte November.pdf

 

Oct. 5, 2017: Getting Your Small Business Online 

(click HERE to view the webinar)

oct_flier

Webinar Handouts: 

   Marketing_Mix_–_G2.01.pdf

   SLIDE DECK Small Business Webinar Series - Getting Your Business Online.pdf

   ECommerceSellingGuideSBDC.pdf

 

 

Sept. 7, 2017: Understanding Credit Card Processing 

(click HERE to view the webinar)

 sept_flier

Webinar Handouts:

   Understanding Credit Card Processing - slide deck for distribution.pdf

   Resource Document - Understanding Credit Card Processing - Webinar - The Right Questions.docx

   Resource Document - Understanding Credit Card Processing - Webinar - Key Takeaways.docx

 

 

 

For more information, contact Paul Lachapelle at: commdev@montana.edu or 406.994.3620