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Small Business Legal Network Clinic – November 7

Free legal advice for small businesses and nonprofits.

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Grants, Fundraising, and Resources, November 14

Grants, Fundraising, and Resources – A Practical How-To with Joan Oliver Learn how to create proposals worth funding with Joan Oliver, head of Joan Oliver Development Services. Oliver will help you learn how to achieve your fundraising goals by providing guidance on grant-writing, and an introduction to other financial resources.…

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Instagram for Business, November 19

“Instagram for Business” offers entrepreneurs the tools and know-how to use this fast-moving popular social media platform to their best advantage. Marketing professional Michael Roach will show you how to turn your experiences and products into posts that matter and engage your customers. November 19, 5:30pm-7:30pm Community Loan Fund of…

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Business of Art: Marketing for Artists, November 20

You’re awesome. But how do you let the world know? Our marketing guru will show you the ins and outs of marketing in the digital age. In collaboration with The Arts Center of the Capital Region. Date/Time: November 20, 2019, 5:30pm-8:30pmLocation: Arts Center of the Capital Region, 265 River Street,…

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Breakfast with Congressman Paul Tonko, November 26

Join us for a candid discussion with Congressman Paul Tonko to learn about issues and policy affecting micro-enterprises and small businesses. We’ll share our experiences and explore new ways to improve the climate for start-ups and small businesses. Tuesday, November 26, 20199:30am-11:00amCommunity Loan Fund of the Capital Region255 Orange St,…

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Incredible Ways to Boost Your Productivity, December 12

As a business leader, do you find yourself spending more time on minor details, instead of on the big picture… your business’ growth and being more productive? Or, perhaps your time is spent on tasks that are very time-consuming. There are ways to free up your schedule and take the…

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8-Week Business Planning Course, beginning January 18

Join us for some real world business planning. Learn what you need to know to start and run a successful small business with our 8-week intensive training course, offered in partnership with the Huether School of Business of The College of Saint Rose. Class topics include: developing a business plan,…

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Business of Art: Selling Your Art, December 18

How do you price your art, get into a gallery and find shows? What is the value of contests? How do you find projects and work? Develop agreements to work for hire. In collaboration with The Arts Center of the Capital Region. Date/Time: December 18, 2019, 5:30pm-8:30pmLocation: Arts Center of…

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The Business of Art: The World of Non-Profits, Oct. 30

The world of non-profits can be confusing! Let us help you suss out the pros and cons and set you on the right track to establishing your new organization. Date/Time: October 30, 2019, 5:30pm-8:30pmLocation: Arts Center of the Capital Region, 265 River Street, Troy, NY 12180Register for the course here.

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Business Basics – Starting Your Own Business, November 9

Ready to start your own business? Community Loan Fund Lending Officer Destiny Watkins will help you determine if you’re ready to turn your passion project into a profitable enterprise.

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