Always Ready: Marketing (In-Person)

The Iowa Center 2210 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA, United States

          Presenter: David Tracy of Northgate Marketing Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2024 Time: 3:00 - 4:00 pm Location: 2210 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312 Register: Here Are you an aspiring entrepreneur or small business owner looking to make a big impact with a limited marketing budget? Look no further than "Marketing for Startups with a Small Budget - A Blueprint for Small Business Marketing." This course is designed to empower you with the knowledge and strategies needed to effectively market your startup or small business without breaking the bank. In today's competitive business landscape, creativity and resourcefulness can be your greatest assets, and this course will show you how to leverage them to achieve remarkable marketing results. Throughout this course, you will delve into innovative, cost-effective marketing techniques tailored specifically for startups and small businesses. From crafting a compelling brand story and harnessing the power of social media to mastering guerrilla marketing tactics and optimizing your online presence, you'll gain a comprehensive toolkit for maximizing your marketing efforts on a shoestring budget. Join us on a journey to discover how to reach your target audience, generate leads, and build a loyal customer base, all while managing your resources efficiently. By the end of this course, you'll have a solid blueprint for navigating the world of marketing as a small business, setting you on a path toward sustainable growth and success. Don't let a limited budget hold you back – learn how to market smarter, not harder, and watch your business thrive. Click here to register!

Always Ready: Financials (In-Person)

The Iowa Center 2210 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA, United States

Presenter: The Iowa Center Staff Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2024 Time: 3:00 - 4:00 pm Location: 2210 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312 Register: Here Running a small business requires more than having a passion and a vision. To be successful you need to have your financials in order. Unless you are familiar with bookkeeping basics, you might not know how crucial having the right financial documents are to your success. Join The Iowa Center staff as we go over the most useful and important financial documents for your small business. We will discuss and define: Income Statement/Profit and Loss Statement Cash Flow Statement Balance Sheet Accounts Receivable Budget Click here to register!

Always Ready: Credit (In-Person)

The Iowa Center 2210 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA, United States

Presenter: The Iowa Center Staff Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2024 Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm Location: 2210 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312 Register: Here Understanding your Personal Credit and How to Establish Business Credit.   Did you know that when you apply for a small business loan odds are that you will have to apply using your personal credit? This information is used by lenders and creditors to assess your creditworthiness and determine whether to lend you money or extend credit. Understanding your personal credit is an essential part of managing your finances and achieving your financial goals. We will also discuss everything you need to know about building personal credit for your business, including why it's important, how to get started, and best practices for maintaining good credit!  Click here to register!

Always Ready: Business Plan (In-Person)

The Iowa Center 2210 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA, United States

Presenter: The Iowa Center Staff Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2024 Time: 3:00 - 4:00pm Location: 2210 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312 Register: Here Turn your dream into a plan with this small group, one-hour business planning class. The Iowa Center staff will help you kickstart your business plan by providing you a road map on completing your plan and taking the next steps towards business ownership. Also connect with other aspiring small business owners to refine your business ideas as you put them into real plans. Click here to register! 

Creative Breakfast Club – Traditional Marketing Practices

The Iowa Center 2210 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA, United States

Date: May 18, 2024 Time: 9:30 - 11:00 Location: ARTSwork office, located inside Mainframe Studios: 900 Keosauqua Way, Studio 431, Des Moines Registration: Click Here Join us for business and career development tips for artists of all disciplines; plus, you'll get to know your artist neighbors and we'll be sharing artist opportunities in our community! Complimentary coffee and pastries will be provided. Click here to register! 

Developed by Pella Hosting.

Developed by Pella Hosting.