There are no Small Business Workshops scheduled for the next month.... See the Online Calendar for a full list of library events.
2014 Small Business Brown Bag Seminar Series
Brown Bag Notes — March 2010 Blog Archive
Selling on eBay Drew 50 Participants
Our March Brown Bag Seminar about Selling on eBay drew 50 participants to hear Barb Galloway's advice for business owners who sell via the internet.
Barb's most important point is that a virtual business is just like a bricks and mortar business: a positive customer experience is paramount.
How do you create a good positive experience online? Barb's powerpoint presentation will give you lots of ideas and things to think about.
Selling on eBay
For the second installment of the 2010 Small Business Survival Series, Barb Galloway presents
Selling on eBay: Clicks and Mortar, not just Bricks and Mortar
Thursday, March 11, 2010 Central Branch Library
11:45am - 1pm
Barb Galloway has been buying and selling on eBay since 2001. In 2007, she became an Education Specialist trained by eBay and teaches The Basics of eBay Selling and Beyond the Basics of eBay Selling in both public and private classes.
Tax Tips from Randy Reynolds
"It's not what you earn, it's what you keep." Randy Reynolds had lots of good advice for owners of small businesses in Santa Cruz. He emphasized that business owners should keep their personal finances and business finances separate...one credit card for personal expenses and a separate credit card for business expenses. That way, the owner is making a tax decision at the point of purchase and creating clear records of expenditures. Is what I'm about to buy "an ordinary and necessary business expense"? If yes, then pay with the business card. Randy cautioned that the tax code changes frequently and it is important to keep track.
Want to know what else Randy talked about? Here are his powerpoint slides in PDF form
See you at noon on March 11 to learn about selling on Ebay!