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Free Business Seminars Offered

August 25, 2014

Bladen Journal, Elizabethtown

Aug. 22--DUBLIN -- The Small Business Center of Bladen Community College will offer a no-cost, six-week seminar series for those interested in starting a self-employed business.

The seminars will be held on Thursday afternoons from Aug. 28 to Oct. 3 from 3:30 to 6 p.m. at Bladen Community College, Building 2, Room 207.

The specific focus of each seminar will be as follws:

-- Thursday, Aug. 28, begins with "Starting a Small Business," a seminar on the basics of being an entrepreneur in today's business climate.

-- Thursday, Sept. 4, will illustrate the importance of "Financing Your Small Business." Learn how to get the money you need!

-- Thursday, Sept. 11, "Market Research and Marketing" will focus on how to get your business noticed and generate referrals.

-- Thursday, Sept. 18, will prepare business owners for "Taxes and Recordkeeping for Business."

-- Thursday, Sept. 25, "How to Write a Business Plan" will prepare participants to write down their goals and plan for business growth.

-- Thursday, Oct. 2, "Self-Employed- Everything you Need to Know" will focus on the specifics of what the self-employed owner must know.

Each seminar is open to the public and is sponsored by the Small Business Center of Bladen Community College.

To register for any or all of the seminars, contact Todd Lyden, Small Business Center director, at 910-879-5572 or register online at


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