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On-Demand Webinars

Below is a list of previous live webinars hosted by the ASU SBDC. Please use the register now button attached to each event to access the on demand version of the webinar. 


  • Virtual: Develop A Sound Financial Management System For Recovery

    Most small business owners stress over their businesses’ finances because they don’t have the best tools, resources, or systems in place to give them the valuable financial information they need to make informed business decisions. By reviewing the basics of small business money management, most small businesses can have the information they need to not only stay in business but GROW their business.

    Improve your Money situation by focusing on these primary areas:
    - Basic Business Accounting
    - Financial Management Resources
    - Understand Cash Flow Management

    Speaker: Chris Brown, a Finance professional currently acting as interim-CFO for multiple small businesses.

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  • Termination Best Practices

    Especially during these challenging times, we need to be sure that we are able to consistently support our business needs and enforce the disciplinary process while meeting our compliance obligations. This session reviews best practices for managing the termination process: from setting clear policies and communicating with employees to responding to regulatory agencies. In this session, business owners and managers will be introduced to compliance standards, key steps for developing practices that support their organization’s culture, and cautions to help defend their business.

    Guest Speaker: Deirdre Pattillo, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Project Manager with the UTSA SBDC COVID Business Recovery Accelerator

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  • Become HUB Certified to Do Business with the State

    This overview will review the HUVB Certification Process, how to create a solid Capabilities statement, searching for contracts, understanding key terms, and much more. This section will feature Maya Ingram Statewide HUB Program, Manager with the Comptroller of Public Accounts.The second portion of the event will focus specifically on the process of doing business with Angelo State University. As a state entity, they are looking to do business with State HUB certified business. You will hear from special guest speaker, Jennifer Lennon,  HUB & Logo Licensing Coordinator with Angelo State University. She will provide information on the procedures of working with the University’s purchasing department.

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  • Make Your Website Work for You

    Guest Speaker: Maria Duron, Grow with Google Speaker.

    She helps businesses profitably harness their personal brand, content, and referral marketing. Her wide range of clients includes hotels, restaurants, inventors, authors, and web series creators.

    Maria Duron is a guest lecturer at the University of Texas SBDC, editor-in-chief of the award winning Personal Branding Blog, and a contributing columnist for publications like Business Insider, American Business Journal, Fox Business, US News & World Report, Entrepreneur, The Huffington Post, and The Young Entrepreneurs Council. Maria Duron was awarded the Texas Governor’s Excellence in Small Business Award and is the founder of #brandchat, a recognized online chat focused on marketing and branding. She earned her B.B.A. in marketing from Texas Tech University and graduate work at Cornell University, University of California in Davis, and University of Phoenix.

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  • Hiring Best Practices

    Especially during these challenging times, if you want your hiring process to be more than simply finding a warm body to fill a spot, you need a clear hiring strategy and focused processes. This session reviews best practices for developing an effective hiring strategy: from creating the job description to developing recruiting skill sets - from the interview through the onboarding process. In this session, business owners and managers will be led through a series of questions to help them meet compliance standards while customizing practices to suit their culture. We will also consider best practices for virtual/remote hiring issues.

    Guest Speaker: Deirdre Pattillo, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Project Manager with the UTSA SBDC COVID Business Recovery Accelerator

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  • Content Marketing - New Media in the Pandemic

    How to get started and make good business decisions around the many forms of content marketing available now.In this session, you’ll learn:? Content marketing types and targets? How to creatively use platforms? How can a traditional business use new media content?? 3 key elements to consider in working with an influencer

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  • Business Brown Bag: How to Gain and Retain Millennial and Gen Z Employees in One Simple Step

    Who exactly are Millennials and Gen Zs, and what do they really want? Once you understand who they are and what they need, you’ll be amazed at how easy it is to attract and keep the young professionals you long to employ. You will leave the workshop with an easy-to-implement step to put into practice immediately. There is a great need in the workforce due to the effects of COVID-19, this just might be a great way for your business to bridge that gap. Guest speaker:Vicki Terrill, Career Coach, CPLC

    Vicki Terrill is a certified career coach, motivational speaker, and trainer who empowers students and young adults to create a career they love that’s profitable, purposeful, and personalized to their unique abilities so they can reach their maximum potential and leave a legacy. She also works with businesses to increase productivity and profitability by helping determine best fit positions for current employees or new-hires using coaching techniques.

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  • Start Up Financing

    Understand the essential steps you need to take to help position your business for financing success. You’ll learn:- What lenders look for when evaluating small business financing applications,- Types of financing that may be available to startups- Steps to make your business more appealing to lenders in the future.Nav’s Education Director Gerri Detweiler helped individuals and small business owners navigate the confusing world of credit and financing for more than two decades. She’s the author or coauthor of five books, including Finance Your Own Business: Get On the Financing Fast Track.Gerri Detweiler has more than twenty years of experience guiding individuals through the confusing world of credit, and has earned a reputation as a reliable and independent resource on personal and small business credit. She serves as Education Director for Nav, developing educational programs and content for small business owners. Nav offers a quarterly grant for small businesses.

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  • Get Credit for Your Work- Online Reputation Management 101

    In a world where reviews can make or break you, it’s important to understand how to manage it to your advantage. Join this webinar to learn about how to generate reviews, why it’s important, and how to manage your online reputation to bring in more customers.

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  • Build and Leverage Credit to Get Financing & Grow Your Business

    But if you’re not careful, your business can hurt your credit scores. In addition, your business also has its own credit scores and reports which are used in a variety of credit and business decisions, but many business owners don’t know that.Nav’s credit and small business expert Gerri Detweiler has been answering individual’s credit questions for more than twenty years. You’ll learn:- Which credit bureaus compile business credit reports and how they are used,- Business credit scores and the factors that help build strong scores- Quick steps you can take now to build business credit (even if you have no business credit or poor personal credit);- Personal credit strategies for entrepreneurs- And much more!Credit expert Gerri Detweiler has written five books, including the first mass market book about FICO scores and the first one about business credit. She has answered over 10,000 credit questions online and testified before Congress on credit legislation. She serves as Education Director for Nav, the only place offering business owners free business credit reports.

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  • Get Your Local Business on Google Search and Maps

    Ensure customers can find accurate, updated information about your local business on Google Search and Google Maps, no matter which device they use. In this workshop, you will learn how to create and manage a Google business profile from start to finish.

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  • How to win at Social Media during a Pandemic

    Learn how to build a powerful online presence and community for your business, even in the midst of a pandemic. We’ll cover organic methods of growing your audience and your brand that is critical for social media marketing success, whether you have an advertising budget or not.

    Guest Speaker: Melissa Fortziat, a Southern California-based marketer, speaker, consultant, and author.


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  • How to Get a Small Business Grant

    Small business grants are an entrepreneur’s dream, because they offer money that does not have to be repaid. But finding, applying for and winning small business grants can be daunting. In this webinar, you’ll learn:

    • The main sources of grants, including both private and federal grants
    • Tools for researching small business grants
    • Application tips to increase your chances of being successful
    • Is there really free money to start a business?
    • The current state of COVID-19 small business grants

    Gerri Detweiler has more than twenty years of experience guiding individuals through the confusing world of credit, and has earned a reputation as a reliable and independent resource on personal and small business credit. She serves as Education Director for Nav, developing educational programs and content for small business owners. Nav offers a quarterly grant for small businesses.

    Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/5116123805531/WN_8uvc11SbRMmrqy7SnUJZmg

  • Local Grant Funds available for San Angelo Area Small Businesses

    Guest Speakers:
    Dave Erickson – Director & Certified Business Advisor, ASU – SBDC
    Tina Dierschke – CPA Director of Finance, City of San Angelo, Texas
    Katherine Sobel -Senior Manager of Training & Education, PeopleFund

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    • Powered by SBA

      ASU-SBDC: Funded in part through the State of Texas and a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact ASU-SBDC at ASU Station #10910, San Angelo, Texas, 76909-0910, 325-942-2098. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Small Business Administration.

  • Basic Legal Issues for Cottage Foods Businesses

    Please register at this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_UwIQnXyQTFSEQ2PC3hJyfA

     

    • Powered by SBA

      ASU-SBDC: Funded in part through the State of Texas and a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact ASU-SBDC at ASU Station #10910, San Angelo, Texas, 76909-0910, 325-942-2098. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Small Business Administration.

  • Harnessing Internet Video to Generate Sales and Leads

    In this exciting session, Eric Spellmann shows you how to make better use of limited marketing resources to produce effective video campaigns. From equipment lists to essential video ingredients, Eric gives you the roadmap you need to successfully navigate this exciting path!

    Eric Spellmann has established himself as a leader in helping customers meet their online goals through practical, hands-on-application. In addition, he is a featured speaker at a number of national technology conferences. His unique style appeals to all levels of audiences. He is often hired to convey technically challenging topics to non-technical people. He is often labeled a “Technology Evangelist.” His free online marketing videos continue to go viral with over 1.7 million views and climbing. Eric Spellmann is a is a featured speaker at a number of national conferences. His online marketing video series is one of the most popular on the subject and tens of thousands of fans follow his national video blogs.

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  • WOTC 101- How to get Tax Credits for Hiring Veterans, Ex-Felons, Long Term Unemployed

    As your business grows, so will your savings. Learn more about WOTC, eligibility criteria, how much you can potentially earn, and more!
    With over 6 years of experience helping small to medium market companies with their payroll and HR needs, Lindsay Ramirez, Senior Product Advisor at Heartland Payment Systems, is excited to share the power of Worker Opportunity Tax Credits and share how you can earn thousands in unclaimed tax dollars every year to help grow your business!

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  • How the Pandemic has affected your taxes?

    New regulations and executive orders have changed the way we operate and it’s important you understand what you need to be doing.

    Special guest speakers Brandy Owens, CPB, Specialist-Accounting Services and Meghan Kauten, CPA, Partner Oliver, Rainey & Wojtek, LLP will share the ins and outs of how COVID has affected you this tax year.

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  • Ready… Set… Go… Essentials to Business Startup

    At this NO-COST LIVE webinar, you will learn the basics of writing a business plan, how to estimate start-up costs, contacts, and resources you will need, and more. You will receive an “Essentials of Starting a New Business” Workbook, “Starting a Business in San Angelo” guide, and a business plan summary to help you begin.

    Speaker: James Leavelle, Senior Business Development Specialist and Certified Business Advisor at ASU-SBDC

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  • Tips to Strengthen Your Online Presence

    In this workshop you’ll learn our top tips to strengthen your online presence, including the importance of having your business show up in local search results and how you can leverage online reviews to attract more customers. We’ll also show you ways you can use different types of paid ad strategies to get in front of more of your targeted customers. Lastly, we’ll touch on using social media to build your brand and create a more personalized experience for your followers. You don’t want to miss this!
    What You Will Learn :
    • How to get your business to show up higher in local search results
    • Leveraging online reviews to attract more customers
    • Successful paid advertising strategies to better target new customers
    • Successful social media tips to build your brand online
    Guest Speaker:Kristi Lloyd, Sr. Digital Consultant, Revlocal

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  • Finding Funding for Your Business

    Attend this seminar to learn about the many funding options available and how to go about obtaining them.
    Topics include - overview of sources of start-up funding, alternative financing options (such as venture funding and angel investors), SBA loan guarantees, how to put together a loan proposal, tips on what the banker is looking for, how to estimate your funding needs, and more.
    Before you head to the bank, attend this training event

    Speaker: Dave Erickson, Director andCertified Business Advisor of ASU-SBDC

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  • Digital Marketing in 2020 - Be Found, Be Chosen, Be Easy To Do Business With!

    Large or small, you know your business needs help online. Many have tried different things, some with success and some say they feel they were burned. As a Google Premier Partner, Revlocal can give you advice on current tools and even what to do to prepare for coming changes in the online world.

    Join our guest speaker, Kristi Lloyd, Sr. Digital Consultant, Revlocal to learn about the key online places to appear and techniques to help you accomplish your business goals.

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  • The Financial Plan YOU Need for YOUR Business

    You are absolutely an expert in your field. You put your blood, sweat, and tears into growing your business. You know you need to pay attention to planning the financial aspect, but who has the time?

    That’s when you call on a financial manager, who is there to help! Join us to discuss financial planning, expanding, financing options, benefits planning, building your advisory team, and the importance of an exit strategy when you are ready to transition out of your business. Explore a wealth of resources to assist you along every step of your journey.

    Guest Speakers:
    Julie Kasberg, Senior Vice President - Wealth Management, Legacy Wealth Management Group at UBS Financial Services
    Erika Lara, Financial Advisor, Legacy Wealth Management Group at UBS Financial Services

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  • Preparing for the SBA PPP Forgiveness Application: Part 2

    There are many questions surrounding the process of correctly utilizing PPP funds and how to successfully apply for forgiveness. This webinar will cover the complete process of applying for PPP loan forgiveness.

    Session one will focus on the basic concepts of forgiveness and the details of applying for forgiveness. Session two will take a deeper look into the process of completing the PPP Forgiveness application and cover various scenarios that business have faced while utilizing PPP funds.

    Guest Speaker: Nestor Astorga, Senior Business Advisor at UTSA SBDC COVID Business

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  • Preparing for the SBA PPP Forgiveness Application: Part 1

    There are many questions surrounding the process of correctly utilizing PPP funds and how to successfully apply for forgiveness. This webinar will cover the complete process of applying for PPP loan forgiveness.


    Session one will focus on the basic concepts of forgiveness and the details of applying for forgiveness. Session two will take a deeper look into the process of completing the PPP Forgiveness application and cover various scenarios that business have faced while utilizing PPP funds.


    Guest Speaker: Nestor Astorga, Senior Business Advisor at UTSA SBDC COVID Business

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  • Boost your sales on Etsy

    Learn how to optimize and improve your current Etsy shop. Gain knowledge on ways to increase sales during the holidays, learn how to read metrics, and more. This class will cover best practices, listings, promotions, marketing, and more


    Speaker: Alejandro Castañon, Certified Business Advisor

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  • Use YouTube to Grow Your Business

    In this workshop we’ll discuss best practices for:Get best practices for creating a YouTube Channel and compelling video content that promotes your products and services and drives engagement with your brand.

    • Understanding different video formats
    • How to setup a YouTube channel
    • Making good creative, and how to target and measure the results

    Presenter Maria Elena Duron Maria- Grow With Google Professional Trainer 

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  • Covid-19, the Cares Act, and Your Retirement Savings

    This no-cost LIVE webinar will focus on the economic impact of COVID-19, as well as the recent Cares Act legislation as it pertains to individuals and small business owners.

    Guest Speaker: Travis Taylor, a financial advisor at  Edward Jones Investment

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  • A Dive into Traditional Media: The Backbone of Advertising

    At this NO-COST training event, you will learn: what are the different traditional media avenues? What will work best for you and your business? How do you know who will have the best reach? And more topics that will focus on traditional marketing solutions.

    Guest Speakers:

    - Andi Markee, CEO and Media Director for Media Advantage

    - Chrys Forbes, CEO and Creative Director for Media Advantage

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  • Financial Tools & Resources to Help Small Business
    If you have received an Economic Injury Disaster Loan and you have questions related to it, this will be a great opportunity to learn more about the loan program, uses of proceeds, and other important details. 
     
    Guest Speakers: Nina Ramon, Public Affairs Specialist, SBA San Antonio District Office and Elizabeth Vargas, Public Information Officer, U.S. Small Business Administration, Office of Disaster Assistance

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  • ASU-SBDC

    Phone: 325-942-2098
    Email: sbdc@angelo.edu
    www.sbdc.angelo.edu

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    Small Business Development Center

    Phone: 325-942-2098
    Fax: 325-942-2096
    Email: sbdc@angelo.edu

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    Physical Address:
    69 North Chadbourne St.
    (Old Coca Cola Administration Bldg.)
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    ASU Station #10910,
    San Angelo, TX 76909-0910