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LCSC Small Business Development Center announces fall workshops

LEWISTON, Idaho - The Idaho Small Business Development Center (ISBDC) at Lewis-Clark State College has released a new fall 2014 workshop schedule.  North Central Idaho participants are able to attend workshops in Lewiston normally costing $45 for just $15 while USDA scholarships last.

All the workshops in the Business Essentials Series will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Sam Glenn Complex, Room 121 on the LCSC campus.

The first workshop in the series is Entrepreneurial Essentials on September 16.  The instructors are Barbara Leachman, ISBDC Region II Director and attorney Paul Burris.  This workshop is designed for those looking at starting or changing their business.  Topics include value propositions, risks, names, comparing legal structures, asset protection, regulations, intellectual property, taxes, decisions, and resources for help.

The second workshop in the series is Websites and Marketing Messages on September 23.  Barbara Leachman will help participants with developing their message and story, website terminology, design tools, and social media.

The third workshop is Website Success with SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and Marketing on September 29.  Jeff Purcell of Inland Solutions is the instructor and will provide information on getting potential customers to your website.  Search Engine Optimization is part art and part science.  Using the right words and marketing to the right people will be explained.

Pre-registration is required for all workshops.  For information on workshops scheduled in October and November, registration, and other information, go to http://idahosbdc.org/regional-training/ or call 208.792.2465.