The Small Business Center at Haywood Community College will offer a free seminar entitled, “Marketing Your Business,” on Thursday, September 29, from 6 until 9 p.m. in Room 3021 at HCC’s Regional High Technology Center.

Marketing for the 21st Century small business is more dynamic and challenging than ever. Participants will discover how to most effectively use the many marketing tools available. The seminar will teach how to gain insights to understand and reach customers, analyze your industry and business environment and differentiate between branding, advertising, and grassroots marketing techniques. Explore the components of an effective marketing plan in this comprehensive seminar.           

Speaker is tenBiz. Tonya Snider, owner, has experience in management, marketing, lending, human resources, consulting, classroom facilitation and economic development. tenBiz helps businesses realize their full potential through a layered approach of training, consulting and coaching.

The “Basics of Bookkeeping” seminar is part of the Business Startup Series. Do you have an idea for a business? Does your business need to grow? The Small Business Startup series is for you! Geared toward early stage entrepreneurs and those looking to start a business, the FREE series is comprised of the top eight pillars critical to the successful foundation of a business. Each session will feature Industry experts to walk you through each topic in detail. Attendees are welcome to attend a single session of interest or the entire series. 

Additional Seminars in the Business Startup Series include: 

Your Small Business Taxes, October 11, 3-5 pm

How to Price Your Product or Service, October 18, 6-9 pm

Visit SBC.Haywood.edu or call 828.627.4512 for additional information or to register today. Thinking about starting a business in Haywood County or growing an existing business? Take advantage of the programs, services and resources provided by the Small Business Center. The NC Community College’s Small Business Center Network assists in starting an average of more than 600 businesses each year. Small Business Centers have an economic impact in 90% of all NC Counties each year, helping to create and retain nearly 3,000 jobs annually.