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BizFluent

BizFluent is a collection of 3 separate week-long intensive courses designed for entrepreneurs who want to become an expert in key components of their small business. Targeting small business owners who want to handle their own marketing, website development and operations..

Pricing:

This is a 3-part BizFluent series (Marketing, Websites, and Admin).

You can bundle BizFluent classes together for a discount.

• 1 Course: $100

• 2 Courses: $160

• 3 Courses: $200

BizFluent: Marketing

One of the most important things to a successful business is the ability to attract customers. Many small business owners manage branding, social media, and other marketing strategies without being marketing experts. BizFluent – Marketing is designed to help entrepreneurs learn actionable strategies they can implement to promote their business more effectively. Presenters will be a mix of local experts and Iowa Center staff, and you will have opportunities to network with the speaker and other participants after presentations. Whether you are thinking about opening your first business or managing several existing companies, this course is for you if you want to learn tangible strategies to market you and your business effectively and efficiently!

This is a multi-day workshop. October 25 – 28 (Monday- Thursday) at 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Topics covered includes:

– Branding

– Email Marketing

– Social Media Marketing

– Elevator Pitches

BizFluent: Administration and Operations

With businesses moving massive amount of data online, cyber-attacks are on the rise. Business owners are expected to keep their customer’s data safe while also solving IT issues, managing your Point of Sale (POS) system/inventory, and handling HR-related issues. There are countless regulations and roles entrepreneurs have outside of just running the business BizFluent – Admin covers a variety of behind-the-scenes issues small business owners typically face and provides resources and action steps they can take to make their business and processes more secure. Presenters will be a mix of local experts and Iowa Center staff, and you will have opportunities to network with the speaker and other participants after presentations. New business owners wanting to know what they have to be on top of or existing business owners looking to sharpen their skills of business management should check out this course to learn applicable strategies for your business.

This is a multi-day workshop. December 13 – 16 (Monday- Thursday) at 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Topics covered includes:

– Security

– Point of Sale Systems

– Human Resources

– IT/Tech

BizFluent: Build Your Own Website

The past year and a half taught everyone the importance of being online. If your business does not have a website, you are not going to be easily seen. With so many domains to choose from, design options, prices, packages, and data, it can be hard to know where to start. BizFluent – Build Your Own Website is designed to help entrepreneurs learn skills to build their own website, manage website analytics, and know community resources that can help when they have questions. Presenters will be a mix of local experts and Iowa Center staff, and you will have opportunities to network with the speaker and other participants after presentations. If you want to learn how to build and manage an effective website or are looking for ways to improve accessibility and boost clicks, this program is for you!

This is a multi-day workshop. November 15 – 18 (Monday- Thursday) at 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Topics covered includes:

– Best practices for developing informative website

– Best practices for developing marketplace website

– Difference Between Domains

– Analytics and SEO

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