Summer Small Business Boot Camp

Tue 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
8 sessions ending Tue, Aug 11
Topic: Managing a Business

In business, you get out of it what you put into it. This summer, invest in your business and invest in yourself. Sign up for Clatsop SBDC's virtual Small Business Boot Camp, and we'll help you get your business in shape and ready to thrive! Note: On-demand sessions will be posted following each live event.

1 Month. 7 Sessions. Results you can measure.

This webinar series (a $210 value) is FREE thanks to Wauna Credit Union & OSU Extension!

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Writing An Effective Job Description

with Jessica Newhall | Tues, Aug 11, 2–3:30 pm

Having an accurate job description for each person on your team is key to ensuring effective hiring, staff management, employee retention, and operational efficiency. Skipping this crucial step can lead to costly miss-hires, workplace conflict, undue stress, and high employee turnover.

In this session, we'll cover:

  • The key components of an effective job description
  • How to define a role and outline necessary duties
  • How to determine the characteristics of the ideal candidate

Now Available On-demand

Ready, Set, Plan for Success

Effective business planning is challenging—especially during uncertain times. Without a plan, decisions may be based on instincts or emotions. And while instinct and intuition are important factors in entrepreneurial success, they can impede your ability to achieve long-term success. Instead, use simple planning tools to help you analyze your situation, explore areas of opportunity, and allow you to test your instincts.

Messaging Mastery: Know Your Client and Inspire Action

You have a GREAT product or service, but that isn't always enough to drive sales. In this session, learn how to connect deeply with your target market and inspire them to take action through clear and strategic messaging.

Online Marketing Tips & Tricks for Getting Found and Driving Sales

Inbound marketing allows you to attract customers to your business through the combination of compelling content and being in the right place, at the right time, with the right call to action.

Understand Your Financial Statements

Understanding your business' financial statements is the first step to taking control and making data-based decisions. But in order to do so, you need to first understand what they are, how to read them, and why they are important.

Use Social Media Data & Insights to Boost Your Marketing

Social media platforms provide free and easy-to-use ways for you to take a look, get to know, and better understand your customers—who they are, what they like, and how they respond to your marketing efforts. Yet that data can be a little tricky to find, read, understand, and use effectively.

Budgeting & Cash Flow Forecasting

Now, more than ever, you need to understand the cash coming in and going out of your business. A simple cash flow projection is a critical tool that will help you better understand your financial position, the economic impact of decisions, and how to model different financial scenarios. In this session, we walk through the steps of creating a simple cash flow projection you can use to inform decisions for now and for years to come.

Co-Sponsor(s): Wauna Credit Union and OSU Extension

Fee: No Cost