The Small Business Center at Haywood Community College will offer a free seminar titled, “Basics of Bookkeeping,” Tuesday, March 12, 5:30-8:30 p.m. in room 3021 at the HCC Regional High Technology Center.

Participants will gain workable knowledge of how to properly record financial transactions for their business. This seminar will introduce the three most important financial reports and how to use them to make the best-informed business decisions. This seminar is designed for the new business owner or those who need a refresher on the basics of accounting.

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

“Basics of Bookkeeping” is part of the Business Startup Series. 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. The sessions 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.

“Basics of Bookkeeping” is part of the Small Business Startup Series. Additional seminars in this series include:

“Your Small Business Taxes” will be held Thursday, March 14, 11a.m.-2 p.m.

“Marketing Your Business” will be held Tuesday, April 2, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

“How to Find Your Customers” will be held Tuesday, April 16, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

“Financing Your Business” will be held Thursday, April 23, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Visit 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 facilitates an economic impact in 90 percent of all NC counties each year and ranks number one in the U.S. for total business seminars and participants. In addition, the network helps start an average of over 700 businesses every year and works to create and retain 3,800 jobs annually for North Carolina. Visit for more information.