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Marin SBDC classes at College of Marin: Small Business Entrepreneurship

Small Business Workshops For Entrepreneurs

Grow your Business with the Marin Small Business Development Center

College of Marin’s small business classes are created in partnership with the Marin Small Business Development Center (SBDC).


The SBDC conducts a wide variety of business workshops and a variety of best practice programs designed to help small businesses increase sales and profits.

Workshops are led by experienced professionals who overview their topics, provide several real-world examples and answer questions from workshop participants.

Most workshops finish with a panel of experts that provide additional insight, participate in a lively question-and-answer session and then stay to speak with attendees one-on-one after the seminar.

Or register via phone – call 415-485-9305

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Social Media Marketing: Wednesday, March 28 2018

- Did you know that 90% of consumers say that positive online reviews influence their buying decisions?  Social media marketing offers businesses a great opportunity to engage with their clients, across the entire customer lifecycle, on the social platforms they actively tune into for information. It's critical that, as a business owner/marketer, you know how to More Details

Clases para Pequeños Negocios – Serie de 10 Clases en Español: Tuesday, April 03 2018

- CLASE EN ESPANOL - Construya un mejor negocio Serie de 10 clases: Cada Martes y Jueves, 3 de Abril - 3 de Mayo Esta clase es diseñada para ser un punto de partida para aquellos que están considerando emprender un negocio por primera vez. Este taller le dara una guía, así como una visión general More Details

Website Best Practices: Thursday, April 05 2018

- Does your website do what you expect it to? Is it bringing you new customers? The right customers? Are you worried you don’t have enough text on the page? Or too much text? Are your images helping your website conversions or hindering them? Do you make site decisions based on what you like or think More Details

Crowdfunding Made Easy: Wednesday, April 18 2018

- Interested in crowdfunding as an option to launch your business? This course introduces you to crowdfunding platforms and developing a successful crowdfunding campaign. This workshop is provided by Marin SBDC (Small Business Development Center), in partnership with Community and Technical Education at the College of Marin. Date & Time: Wednesday, April 18, 6pm-8pm Cost: $25 More Details

Storytelling Marketing: Tuesday, May 08 2018

- Brands of all sizes realize the need to entertain their customers and prospects via the age-old method of storytelling. In this class you will learn how to: Effectively Pitch the Story of their Business Sell the Core Benefits of their Products and Services Leverage the Power of Word-of-Mouth and Networking Understand the Influence of Emotions More Details
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From Kitchen to Market: Thursday, May 17 2018

- Have you thought of taking that delicious family recipe and turning it into a business? Already own a food manufacturing business and want to expand? Whatever your motivation you will gain a competitive edge by learning the ups and downs, and the ins and outs of the rapidly growing specialty food industry from an insider. More Details

Or register via phone – call 415-485-9305