Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network
Southeast Regional Office

 

Online Training and Videos

  

Visit the MSBDC statewide website for additional archived webinars at www.msbdc.org/webinars. For upcoming statewide training events, visit www.msbdc.org/training.

  

Online Training Business

  • New!! Top 3 Things to Look at When your Business is Facing Financial Difficulty (Live Date: Nov 13, 2020)
    An online discussion of the top three things to look at when facing a financial crisis in your business. You will also hear three successful pivoting stories from Veteran Small Business Owners facing a substantial loss in revenue when Covid-19 hit in March 2020. Businesses include: Deanna Junge, owner of Landmark Finish; Molly McPherson, owner of Molly McPherson & Associates; and George Jackman, owner of Truly, Truly, Clean. Click here to view webinar.

  • Challenges for Child Care Centers in Massachusetts – Round 2 (Live Date: Aug 27, 2020)
    Learn about and discuss the challenges for child care providers, teachers, parents and children dealing with the pandemic and its impact. There will be a lively panel including thoughts from: Amy O’Leary, Director — Early Education for All (EEA), a campaign of Strategies for Children (SFC), an advocacy and policy organization; Reed Donahue — Little Red Wagon PlaySchool; Erin Bradley — Peas in a Pod Nursery School; and Dottie Williams — Dottie’s Family Child Care.  Click here to register and view the webinar.

  • Reopening Business During COVID-19: What Employers Need to Know (Live Date: Aug 5, 2020)
    Without question, COVID-19 has complicated business and it will likely continue to be an issue for the foreseeable future. This webinar will provide you with all the important information you need to know.  Click here view webinar.

  • Tactics for a Troubled Economy
    If your company is experiencing difficulties and you want to immediately improve your business performance, this video training will give you practical advice from experts in marketing, finance, accounting, operations and corporate revitalization. Presentation (pdf)  

  • Get Your Customers Buzzing with Networking & Sales
    The single most-important purpose of any business is to create a customer. Powerful promotional campaigns and networking are two of the best ways to create customers. This workshop will give you the tools to effectively sell, promote and network your business.  Presentation (pdf)

  • Marketing Strategies Using Social Media
    Basic overview of social media tools to include: search engine optimization (SEO), social networking (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube and Myspace), Blogs and E-newsletters.  Presentation (pdf)  

  • Starting A Business in Massachusetts
    Is starting a business in Massachusetts for you? Learn what it takes to start a business. We discuss business requirements, planning and financing. Find out how to determine whether you and your company concept will have the best chance for success. Presentation (pdf)  

  • Using LinkedIn & Facebook for Your Business
    Basic walk-through of both networks to include: overview of social networking, setting-up personal profiles, identifying business to business (B2B) and business to consumer (B2C) uses, building business profiles on each network, and monitoring results. Presentation (pdf)  

  • Tweets & Blogs: How This Can Help With SEO (Search Engine Optimization)
    Basic overview of Twitter and blogging, how they work with search engine optimization (SEO), investigating their uses along with three recognized blogging platforms (Wordpress, Typepad and Blogger), widget and conversion mechanisms, structuring of blogs, ideas for writing and case studies of different types of blogs. Presentation (pdf)  

  • The Business of Art
    Are you striving for a satisfying, sustainable living from your art, your passion? This training will help you make the business of your art a profitable success. We discuss marketing, sales, pricing, budgeting and business plans. Presentation (pdf)

  • Marketing Your Business in Tough Economic Times
    Times are tough. But this is not the time to just cut your marketing efforts and budget. This presentation will help you learn low cost ways to actually increase your market penetration and sales revenue. Presentation (pdf)

 

IRS Video and Audio Presentations

Short presentations dedicated to helping your small business. In addition to video and audio presentations, visit the Small Business Tax Workshop Video page for instructional lessons.

 

Business Videos

The Fox Robbins Business Show airs on Sandwich Community Television/Media/WSDH 91.5 FM. Co-hosts are Bill Fox and Cliff Robbins. Additional videos may be available by clicking here.