The Small Business Center at Haywood Community College will offer a free seminar “Financing Your Small Business” Monday, September 16, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. This is an online seminar.

Financing continues to be a challenge for many small business owners. Questions range from, who will give me money for my business idea and what do they need from me to how will this business make money and will it be enough to pay back a loan or attract an investor? In this online seminar, explore the advantages and disadvantages of the different types of funding sources and how to choose the right one for your needs. Discover the keys to financing success.

Speakers will be representatives from the NC Rural Center.

Additional seminars in this series include:

 “How to Find Your Customers” will be held Tuesday, September 24, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

“Marketing Your Business” will be held Tuesday, October 1, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

“Basics of Bookkeeping” will be held Thursday, October 24, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

“Your Small Business Taxes” will be held Tuesday, October 29, 9-11 a.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.