For more webinars and on demand e-learning on a variety of topics, please visit: https://sbcontario.ca/
Thursdays @ 11:30am
The goal of ShopHERE Powered By Google is to build and optimize online stores for small independent businesses and artists in just a matter of days. With ShopHERE, businesses get to expand their selling opportunities into the online market.
When I sign up with ShopHERE, what do I get?
- An online Shopify ecommerce website customized with your information, theme, logo and branding
- Hands-on assistance setting up and launching your online store
- Additional training to support your online store including topics like digital marketing, shipping and inventory management
- Access to free tools to help support the successful launch of your online store
In this webinar you will get the answers to the top questions we’ve received about the ShopHERE program, including:
- Who is Digital Main Street?
- What is ShopHERE?
- What does it mean to sell online, and why should my business?
- Do I qualify for this program?
- What are the costs involved?
- Do you have any examples of completed websites?
Wednesday, April 7th from 12-1PM
Join us to learn if your business may qualify for different funding options, such as training subsidies for new hires, apprenticeship signing bonuses and the Canada-Ontario Job Grant.
Brand Savvy: The Art of Effectively Branding a Business
Thursday, April 8th from 6-7:30PM
Join us for this free workshop that explores the essentials of branding for your small business. We’ll delve into the far-reaching effects of branding, what makes design compelling, and marketing considerations in the digital era.
Wednesday, April 14th from 12-1PM
Starting a new business on a limited budget without investor involvement is called ‘bootstrapping’. In this seminar you will learn about various free resources and techniques small business owners can use in Marketing, Social Media, Finance, Project Management and more to reach your business goals while saving money.
Mardi le 27 avril 2021, 12 h 00 à 13 h 30
L’atelier « Établir une organisation à but non lucratif » présentera un survol des étapes à suivre pour la création d’une organisation à but non lucratif. Lors de cet atelier, plusieurs éléments clés à l’établissement et au fonctionnement d’une organisation à but non lucratif seront abordés, entre autres : l’idéation, la préparation, la constitution en personne morale, la gouvernance et l’administration.
Wednesday, April 28th from 12-1PM
This session is an introduction to the basic principles of marketing. Discover how to communicate the value of your product or service to customers. Learn more about the most effective communication channels that apply to your business from industry-leader.
CRA: GST/HST Registration
Wednesday, April 28th from 1-2PM
If you are a business owner or a self-employed individual, the Canada Revenue Agency is hosting a free webinar to help you determine when and how to register for a GST/HST account.
Wednesday, May 12th from 12-1PM
Understand and develop the necessary steps to maintaining accurate and effective records for tax, banking and payroll purposes. Nadia Robert, of Baker Tilly LLP., helps business owners navigate this tricky subject and is always eager to answer your questions.
Succeed with Social Media
Wednesday, May 26th from 12-1PM
Learn how you can up-level your business’ social media presence while remaining organic and authentic. Hailey Hastie, founder of The Social Soulpreneur will share her best practices, tips, and strategies for using social media to leverage your brand.
Understanding Financial Statements
Wednesday, June 2nd from 12-1PM
Developing a financial plan is critical to the success of any business. The financials validate the business plan by confirming that the objectives set are achievable and it also helps set financial targets. Learn about planning a solid financial future for your business from Baker Tilly LLP.
HR for Small Businesses
Wednesday, June 16th from 12-1PM
All employers have legal obligations under various pieces of legislation that affect employment in Ontario, whether they have 1 employee or 100! This seminar is designed to introduce fundamental HR concepts to small business owners and help them understand the legislation that governs employment practices in Ontario. Presentation delivered by Jodie Desrochers, founder of HR Werx and a Starter Company Plus Alumni.