Harnett Seminars

Please check each individual seminar to see its location and registration information. Attend any 5 seminars with the Core Business Seminar (CBS) designation, and you will receive an Entrepreneurial Foundation Certificate.

Call 910-892-2884 to pre-register or for more information about Harnett seminars.

Creating a Digital Marketing Blueprint for Your Business Pt.1

Before launching any marketing campaign, it's important to know what your business needs are and why you need it. Not all Businesses need to be on all platforms. Learn about the basics that will get your business started online and best practices for implementing additional platforms, or if you even need them. Lunch is Dutch Treat.

  • Start • End Date: 04/21/2020 • 04/21/2020
  • Day: Tu
  • Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Cost: Free Seminar/Lunch Dutch Treat
  • Instructor: Melanie Diehl
  • Location Code: Harnett County (Harnett County -See Details)
  • Building Location: MiCasita 559 N. Raleigh St. Angier, NC 27501
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Grant Writing 101

Don’t let the process of writing a grant scare you away from potential funding. This seminar focuses on the principles of grant writing. If you are looking for a place to begin, or want to investigate what is involved in the grant writing process, this seminar is for you. Topics include: Planning; deciding what type of grant is needed; Preparation; gathering all the information needed to include in a grant; and Introduction to a Project Logic Model used in present grant proposals. You do not have to register to attend, however, we request that you register. Registering allows us to contact you with any changes.

  • Start • End Date: 04/21/2020 • 04/21/2020
  • Day: Tu
  • Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Cost: Free
  • Instructor: Sam Gore
  • Location Code: TSEC (Triangle South (Dunn))
  • Building Location: 106
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Drive New Business with Social Media

Maybe you’re newly considering social media for your business or non-profit, or maybe you’ve been struggling to make your current profiles more engaging. In either case, this session will answer your common questions about different platforms, how to build your following, and what to say to drive results.

  • Start • End Date: 04/23/2020 • 04/23/2020
  • Day: Th
  • Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Cost: Free
  • Instructor: Melanie Diehl
  • Location Code: TSEC (Triangle South (Dunn))
  • Building Location: 102
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Business Breakthrough for Your Small Business Module 1

Module 1-Unlocking the secrets of how to bring new clients to your business. Module 1, you will learn the secrets to attain new clients. We will discuss success points 1-8. This includes using the conversion equation to get new people in your door. Other topics will include creating a dominating position, to put you head and shoulders above the competition. What do you do when clients don't want what you're selling? We have the answer for you. These and many other topics will be discussed. Get ready for an action packed class full of ideas to get your business on track to success. Food will be served.

  • Start • End Date: 04/28/2020 • 04/28/2020
  • Day: Tu
  • Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Cost: Free
  • Instructor: Dr. David Bradham
  • Location Code: TSEC (Triangle South (Dunn))
  • Building Location: 106
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How to Finance Your Small Business

Are you an existing business or a start-up in need of funding? Join us to learn about loan programs, funders and options when seeking capital for your business. In addition to funding options, you will learn what it takes to put together a financial package for traditional and non-profit lending.

  • Start • End Date: 04/30/2020 • 04/30/2020
  • Day: Th
  • Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Cost: Free
  • Instructor: Leslie Lewis
  • Location Code: TSEC (Triangle South (Dunn))
  • Building Location: 102
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Business Breakthrough for Your Small Business Module 2

Module 2 Now your business is booming! What's next? Module two will discuss specific procedures to maintain the success that you have found from Module 1. Learn how to prevent clients from walking in the front door and out the back door. Success principles 9-19 will be discussed. This includes the 6 point client visit, regimen reaction techniques and success principle number 10, which if done correctly will help sustain your business. Food will be served.

  • Start • End Date: 05/19/2020 • 05/19/2020
  • Day: Tu
  • Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Cost: Free
  • Instructor: Dr. David Bradham
  • Location Code: TSEC (Triangle South (Dunn))
  • Building Location: 106
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Creating a Digital Marketing Blueprint for your Small Business Pt 2

Your website and your email list are the only digital assets you fully control. There are multiple options for creating websites and handling your email marketing. In this session, learn about websites and email service providers to determine what’s best for your small business Lunch Dutch Treat

  • Start • End Date: 06/23/2020 • 06/23/2020
  • Day: Tu
  • Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Cost: Free Seminar/Lunch Dutch Treat
  • Instructor: Melanie Diehl
  • Location Code: Harnett County (see details below) (Harnett County)
  • Building Location: MiCasita 559 N. Raleigh St. Angier, NC 27501
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Business Breakthrough for Your Small Business Module 3

Module 3- Maintaining your business for the long haul. Success principles 20-30 will be the topic of this session. Using these principles will help you create and maintain a successful business. The principles include, strategic based marketing, and creating bonus systems to keep your good employees. The 7 by 7 success grid will also be discussed. Mastering this principle will create happiness in your business.

  • Start • End Date: 06/23/2020 • 06/23/2020
  • Day: Tu
  • Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Cost: Free
  • Instructor: Dr. David Bradham
  • Location Code: TSEC (Triangle South (Dunn))
  • Building Location: 106
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Creating a Digital Marketing Blueprint for your Small Business Pt 3

Now it's time to get social. Facebook and Instagram and LinkedIn, oh my! Learn best practices on getting your message heard by the right audience at the right time to achieve the results you desire in your small business. Lunch Dutch Treat

  • Start • End Date: 08/25/2020 • 08/25/2020
  • Day: Tu
  • Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Cost: Free Seminar/Lunch Dutch Treat
  • Instructor: Melanie Diehl
  • Location Code: Harnett County (see details below) (Harnett County)
  • Building Location: MiCasita 559 N. Raleigh St. Angier, NC 27501
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Email Marketing: A Crash Course

This seminar is a hands-on workshop where you will learn tips, techniques, and strategies to guide you through the tools and features for basic email marketing in Constant Contact. This workshop is 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. In this workshop, you will: Design a custom email template Create stand out subject lines and creative content Grow and segment your list Measure your marketing and analyze your results Seminar at Harnett Health Science Center 51 /red Mulberry Way, Lillington, NC

  • Start • End Date: 09/22/2020 • 09/22/2020
  • Day: Tu
  • Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Cost: Free
  • Instructor: Melanie Diehl
  • Location Code: Harnett County (Harnett County -See Details)
  • Building Location: Harnett Health Sciences Center Room 113
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Basics of Bookkeeping (CBS)

Gain a workable knowledge of how to properly record financial transactions for your business. Discover the three most important financial reports and how to use them to make the best-informed business decisions. If you’re a new business owner or need a refresher on the basics of accounting, this seminar is designed for you. You do not have to register to attend, however, we request that you register. Registering allows us to contact you with any changes.

  • Start • End Date: 12/25/2021 • 12/25/2021
  • Day: M
  • Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Cost: Free
  • Instructor: Jennifer Nelson
  • Location Code: TSEC (Triangle South (Dunn))
  • Building Location: 102
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How to Strategically Select a Niche & Profit with Less Effort

If you find the idea of selecting a niche overwhelming, frightful or maybe you have tried it in the past with lackluster results, then attend this seminar. You will identify the most effective and authentic niching strategy for your business. Claim the right niche and stand out from your competition. You will learn: How to avoid 5 niching mistakes and increase your marketing ROI and Discover 5 ways to choose a niche with clients you enjoy and who value your services. The instructor will provide individual help to complete the niche rich exercise. You do not have to register to attend, however, we request that you register. Registering allows us to contact you with any changes.

  • Start • End Date: 12/25/2021 • 12/25/2021
  • Day: Th
  • Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Cost: Free
  • Instructor: Maria Marsala
  • Location Code: TSEC (Triangle South (Dunn))
  • Building Location: 106
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Getting Started in a Food Business

Do you have an old family recipe that you would like to develop into a business? Love baking, and think you can generate some income from your goodies? This introduction to taking your recipe from the kitchen to the marketplace will help you learn: The types of recipes you can make to sell to the public How food products are regulated How to prepare for an inspection Guidelines for packaging and labeling Ideas for finding the right kind of market for your product Basics of product pricing Using a co-packer when you cannot process for yourself You do not have to register to attend, however, we request that you register. Registering allows us to contact you with any changes.

  • Start • End Date: 12/25/2021 • 12/25/2021
  • Day: Th
  • Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Cost: Free
  • Instructor: Annette Dunlap
  • Location Code: TSEC (Triangle South (Dunn))
  • Building Location: 106
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Twitter for Small Businesses

Twitter is not only a free way to distribute information to your followers, it can also facilitate tweet‐ups, tweet‐chats and introductions. This class is designed for businesses that wish to establish a Twitter account or already have a business account, but have little experience utilizing Twitter. Topics covered: • How to use Twitter to distribute information to your followers • Using Twitter to establish authority and subject matter expertise • Finding business partners and making ‘friends’ on Twitter • How to market upcoming events or publicize contests on Twitter • The use of #hashtags to follow trends and stay up-to-date in your industry • How to participate in a Tweet-Chat and why

  • Start • End Date: 12/25/2021 • 12/25/2021
  • Day: Tu
  • Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Cost: Free
  • Instructor: Jeanne Eury
  • Location Code: TSEC (Triangle South (Dunn))
  • Building Location: 102
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