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.

Google for Your Small Business

The web isn't just for the big companies anymore, it's now in the hands of small and medium size businesses and is making the difference in profitability and competition. Google wants every business online and they are making it easier with tools and training for entrepreneurs. Please join us for a seminar on how to get your business online, getting found on Google search and maps as well as other resources available to the small business owner. Attendees can bring their mobile devices or laptops for a more hands-on experience, or they can just relax and listen. Join us for a great time and some cool Google swag. You do not have to register to attend, however, we request that you register to hold you a spot. Registering allows us to contact you with changes.

  • Start • End Date: 09/24/2019 • 09/24/2019
  • Day: Tu
  • Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Cost: Seminar Free/Lunch Dutch Treat
  • Instructor: Melanie Diehl
  • Location Code: Harnett County (Harnett County -See Details)
  • Building Location: Angier Chamber 24 E. Depot St. Angier, NC
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Extending Your Sales Past the Season

This seminar will give attendees a better understanding of the role social media, community involvement, in-store events, AND good old-fashioned customer service play in building strong relationships, creating store loyalty, and providing resources to help you influence your holiday/seasonal customers to remain year-round customers. The costs to attract now customers is five times greater than the cost to retain existing customers. Attendees will: Gain information to help bolster in-store customer service, merchandising, and events to retain existing customers and attract new customers. You will also learn how to integrate email marketing, add events, the use of video, and more.

  • Start • End Date: 10/10/2019 • 10/10/2019
  • Day: Th
  • Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Cost: Free/Lunch Dutch Treat
  • Instructor: Jeanie Eury
  • Location Code: Harnett County (see details below) (Harnett County)
  • Building Location: Lillington Sports Zone
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Selling Online Today - Do I Need an Online eCommerce Presence

One way to expand your small business is to sell products online. Developing a revenue stream from online sales is an easy way for small businesses to increase their profits. Learn what sites work best to sell your product or service. We will explore the features of well-known e-commerce hosts such as the eBay Store, Shopify, Amazon.com, and Etsy as well as other options for creating an online store. At the end of this session, you will be able to understand whether: You need to sell online and what are the risks and costs. Have an understanding of your online store options such as an eBay Store, Amazon web store, Shopify, Etsy, or your own website. Understand the differences between platforms and determine what is right 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: 10/10/2019 • 10/10/2019
  • Day: Th
  • Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Cost: Free
  • Instructor: Nick Hawks
  • Location Code: TSEC (Triangle South (Dunn))
  • Building Location: 106
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QuickBooks Basic (For the Beginner)

Learn how to manage the financial aspects of your business quickly and efficiently with QuickBooks. Attendees will learn how to create and backup your company's file and quickly set up shop. You'll also learn how to set up your customers, vendors, employees, and inventory items, and perform the day-to-day operations that keep your business running. This seminar is for beginners that have little or no experience using QuickBooks. Registering is not required to attend, however, we request that you register to ensure you a spot. Registering allows us to contact you with any changes.

  • Start • End Date: 10/17/2019 • 10/17/2019
  • Day: Th
  • 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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QuickBooks Advance

This course is designed for those who already have a good grasp on the basics of QuickBooks. Whether you're a small-business owner, or bookkeeper or accountant, this course will go beyond the basics and make you more confident and secure in accounting for your business. Attendees will learn how to create custom reports, sales orders, job costing, adjustments to A/R and A/P, journal entries, bank reconciliation, managing sales tax and bank feeds. The instructor will also answer questions you have about QuickBooks. Registering is not required to attend, however, we request that you register to ensure you a spot. Registering allows us to contact you with any changes.

  • Start • End Date: 11/05/2019 • 11/05/2019
  • Day: Tu
  • 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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Insurance for a Small Business

An Insurance Plan for a small business can be the most important part of protecting your small business. In this seminar you'll learn the basic insurance policy types that will be required to protect yourself personally and your business assets. From General Liability to Workers' Compensation, you'll get an overview of what policies you'll need to succeed in managing you insurable risks.

  • Start • End Date: 11/07/2019 • 11/07/2019
  • Day: Th
  • Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Cost: Free
  • Instructor: Rodney Stewart
  • Location Code: TSEC (Triangle South (Dunn))
  • Building Location: 106
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