Art Means Business

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Arts and business go hand in hand. Pitt Community College’s Small Business Center and the Small Business & Technology Development Center at ECU offers free seminars about business. Even though workshops are free, pre-registration is necessary.

Check out the full schedule here for Pitt Community College's Small Business Center. 

Facebook Marketing for your Small Business

Tuesday, August 23  from 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Learn the latest strategies for using Facebook to market your business: what’s new and why it’s important; the difference between a Facebook profile, a page, business manager and ads manager. Learn the difference between Facebook ads and boosted posts, and about groups and bots. Pre-req: Facebook personal profile AND Facebook business page. 3 hrs. FREE

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Email Marketing: A Crash Course

Tuesday, August 30 from 6:00pm - 9:00pm
E-mail marketing : a crash course is a session where you will learn tips, techniques, and strategies to guide you through the tools and features for basic email marketing in Constant Contact. It’s great for beginners who want to learn how to start creating email marketing campaigns for their business or for email marketers who aren’t getting the results they expect. 3 Hrs. FREE

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How to Start a Business

Thursday, September 1 from 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Join us to learn the key basics to bring your business idea to life! We will discuss the startup process, financing, legal issues, licensing, and more. We will also introduce you to the resources available to help you successfully start your business. 2 hours. FREE.

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Taking the Leap, offered by ECU

For more information about these events, please see the attached flyer or contact the SBTDC at East Carolina University at ecu@sbtdc.org or (252) 737-1385.

Kickstart your Business in 4 weeks

In this FREE four week long cohort, participants will learn about different aspects of starting a business, including identifying potential markets, writing a business plan, running the finances of a business, and marketing a business. You'll work with mentors and peers in fun breakout activities designed to help strengthen your business ideas and prepare you for success!

September 13 - October 4, 2022 
Tuesdays, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Workshops will be held in person.

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