There is a great deal of information on the internet to assist the small business owner. Several of our partner programs offer particularly relevant online trainings:
The US Census Bureau is offering a series of online webinars to assist business owners to use Census data in doing business research for business or growth plans. There is a great deal of valuable information contained in Census data, and these webinars can assist small business owners in accessing it. The ongoing schedule of webinars can be found on this page: https://www.census.gov/mso/www/training/.
The Small Business Administration offers online training, videos and chat sessions in the areas of starting a business, managing a business, marketing, and government contracting. This training is free and accessible at: www.sba.gov/tools/sba-learning-center.
The Virginia SBDC network offers online classes and webinars without charge, including several on Social Media. To view current and archived workshops, go to: https://clients.virginiasbdc.org/events.aspx.
Our colleagues at the Community Business Partnership offer an array of online workshops provided by Ed2Go. There are charges for these classes. To view the subjects and workshops available, go to: www.ed2go.com/cbponline.