How to Make Choices for Growth | Livestream

How to Make Choices for Growth | Livestream

GROW Nebraska’s® FREE Online Training

How To Make Choices For Growth

Description:

Most entrepreneurs have too many ideas and not enough money. Evaluating how to spend your money and make choices for the activities that will have the most impact can be a hard thing to know how to do, initially. Many businesses struggle to get their name out and also struggle how to communicate their differentiation.

Key takeaways include:

-Common challenges facing small business and women-owned businesses – data from all over the world
-Big business tactics that make sense for small business
-Best strategies for creating awareness of your brand or product – examples for different types of businesses

Meet the Presenter | Rebecca Pearson:
I have been working in sales and marketing for more than 40 years, starting at 16 years old in retail clothing at Lord & Taylor, to office supplies, computer programming, residential property management, market research, global and domestic brand and marketing management, customer service and financial management. I have a wide range of experience in the evolution of digital capabilities having worked with large retailers such as Walmart and Amazon as well as distributors. I also was the President of a non-profit organization, before working in Nebraska, that matched and developed women-owned businesses to Fortune 500 companies supply chain needs before working in Nebraska. My husband and I are growing the sports radio station we own in Lincoln, which is a part of communications business that supports small advertisers and business in Nebraska and most importantly champions diversity of thought and provides opportunities for student athletes and young people to develop.

Canva 202 | Livestream

Canva 202 | Livestream

GROW Nebraska’s® FREE Online Training

Canva 202

Description:

Not sure where to start with graphic design for your business? In this presentation you will learn a more intermediate side to Canva. This training will allow you to add more tools to your tool box to take your graphics to the next level for social media, emails, and your website.

Key takeaways include:

-How to remove image background
-How to make your graphic look clean
-How to create graphics with movement
-The Intermediate side to Canva

Meet the Presenter | Zoe Terry
Zoe Terry who is only 20 years old originates from Shelton, Nebraska. Zoe has been a GROW Nebraska Team Member since July of 2021 and has grown her graphic design expertise through the months. You can find her shipping orders, working in the retail store, hosting trainings, and creating graphics for social media. Zoe plans to attend graphic design school down the road to take her skills to the next level!

February 16th | Mini MarkeTech in Columbus

February 16th | Mini MarkeTech in Columbus

GROW Nebraska’s® FREE Online Training

February 16th |Mini MarkeTech Workshop in Columbus 

Description: 

Get a sneak peek into MarkeTech 2023 by attending our Mini MarkeTech Workshop presented by the GROW Nebraska Foundation. What to expect? Google Tips, Social Media Tips, and the Importance of Online Visibility. All these tools that can be added to your toolbox!

 

DATE: February 16th

TIME: 11AM- 12PM CST

LOCATION:

Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce

753 33rd Ave
Columbus, NE 68601

COST: Chamber Members: Complimentary

Non-Chamber Members: $20

Meet the Presenters | The GROW Nebraska Foundation Team

February 16th | Livestream | Maximizing Your Time

February 16th | Livestream | Maximizing Your Time

GROW Nebraska’s® FREE Online Training

February 16th | Livestream | Maximizing Your Time

Description:

Small Business owners wear multiple hats that make time management a challenge. How can you get anything done when so many things compete for time on your schedule?

Key takeaways include:

– Learn about two effective methods for keeping on track.

– 3 Ways to be connected without constant distractions.

– 5 Steps to conserve time by turning problems into procedures.

– Using Software to help you stay on track

Sign up to attend live and/or get the recording afterward!

DATE: February 16th

TIME: 12PM-1PM CST

LOCATION: Livestream

COST: Free

Meet the Presenters | Greg & Keith
Greg and Keith from HonorBound IT work with small companies to solve real-world problems using technology. Honorbound IT is a Technology Company from McCook, Nebraska. They specialize in helping small businesses and farm families get the most value from their IT Budget. Honorbound IT has strong experience with Microsoft 365, Data Backup, and Work from Home solutions. They’re passionate about helping the small businesses that most IT providers pass over for being too small.

March 25: How to Build a Marketing Plan – GROW Nebraska’s Free Monthly Webinar Series

March 25: How to Build a Marketing Plan – GROW Nebraska’s Free Monthly Webinar Series

GROW Nebraska’s® FREE Online Training

How to Build a Marketing Plan

Steps to starting a small business

This training will show you how to build a marketing plan for your small business that’s built on a foundation of numbers. Be confident that your marketing efforts are aligned with your business goals and will provide a positive return on investment. 

  • Learn how to build your marketing plan based on your business goals
  • Learn how to identify your target audience
  • Tailor your marketing strategies to be in alignment with your business goals and reach your target audience

Katlynn Pyatt, owner of Authentic Branding & Marketing, is professionally certified in Marketing Management by the American Marketing Association and holds two certifications from Cornell University; one in business strategy, the other in marketing analytics. After twelve years of corporate marketing, she began her own business as a marketing coach for female entrepreneurs to help them brand, market and grow their business. She believes in being brave, not perfect and in community over competition.