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Free Seminars for Small Businesses Offered in April


The Sandhills Community College Small Business Center offers free seminars, counseling, assistance, resources, and networking opportunities for small business owners, employees, and prospective business owners of Moore County.

“How to Write Your Business Plan” teaches how to write an effective business plan to impress potential lenders. This free seminar will be held April 4 from 6 – 9 p.m.

Discover the many forms of capital that are available and how to apply them during the free seminar “Business Basics - How to Get a Business Loan.” A local bank loan officer will explain the expectations to be successful in a loan application. This free seminar will be held April 11 from 6 – 9 p.m.

“How to Start a Business - The Right Stuff” will teach tips to running a successful business, pitfalls that will destroy your business and the many challenges that you must face head on. This free seminar will be held April 18 from 6 – 9 p.m.

Get your essential small business legal questions answered at “Business Law Boot Camp.” This seminar is free and will be held April 6 from 6 – 8 p.m.

“How to Protect Your Finances & Prevent Embezzlement” will provide critical information on how to prevent embezzlement by looking at distinct areas of occurrences and risk reduction. This free seminar will be held April 24 from 6 – 9 p.m.

“Facebook Your Business Like a Pro” will teach participants what’s new on Facebook and how to maximize its possibilities. Learn how to market a business as social media continues to evolve. Register early. Space is limited. Basic computer knowledge is required. This free seminar will be held April 20 from 6 – 9 p.m.

The free seminar, “Facebook Ads - How to Effectively Use Them,” will teach students how to choose the audience, their interests, and their location to promote a business. Ads can be delivered to a targeted audience, making them more relevant for the people who see them, providing real results at a very affordable cost. Register early. Space is limited. Basic computer knowledge is required. This class will be held April 25 from 6 – 9 p.m.

The 2017 Entrepreneurial Summit will be held April 11 from 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. This annual event is free and open to the public. The focus of this year’s Summit is about successful entrepreneurship and how to create a “buzz” about a business through social media, digital marketing tools and word-of mouth. Students, businesses, budding entrepreneurs and educators are invited.

Seats are still available for these Small Business Center classes. To register online, visit our website at For more information, please contact Teresa Reynolds at (910) 695-3938 or email

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