Feb. 2020 Events Hosted by Duquesne University's Small Business Development Center

Tuesday, Feb. 11
First Step: Business Start Up Essentials (Butler County)
Designed for new business startups and entrepreneurs, attendees will learn about business structure and formation, insurance, government procurement, financing options, major components of the business plan, taxation requirements and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Butler County Community Development Corporation, 120 Hollywood Dr., Suite 101, Butler.
Cost: $25.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.      

Thursday, Feb. 13
SEO 101: Boost Your Website Visibility
This workshop is tailored to help small businesses increase their website visibility. Some of the key components of this workshop include optimizing web content, on-site elements, off-site factors and search engine marketing. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $35.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.      

Tuesday, Feb. 18
First Step: Business Start Up Essentials (Pittsburgh)
Designed for new business startups and entrepreneurs, attendees will learn about business structure and formation, insurance, government procurement, financing options, major components of the business plan, taxation requirements and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Butler County Community Development Corporation, 120 Hollywood Dr., Suite 101, Butler.
Cost: $25.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.      

Thursday, Feb. 20
First Step: Business Start Up Essentials (New Castle/Lawrence County)
Designed for new business startups and entrepreneurs, attendees will learn about business structure and formation, insurance, government procurement, financing options, major components of the business plan, taxation requirements and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Butler County Community Development Corporation, 120 Hollywood Dr., Suite 101, Butler.
Cost: $25.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.      

Thursday, Feb. 27
B2B Advanced Marketing Strategies
This workshop is designed to improve small businesses' marketing strategies. Some of the topics covered in this workshop include account-based marketing and inbound marketing, finding solutions to customers' friction points and building a buyer persona. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $79.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.       

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