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14jan9:00 am10:30 amBuild It and They Will Come - Who Are ‘They’?Market research provides critical information about your market and your business landscape. The goal of this workshop is to help you build a target customer profile and understand your business landscape in preparation for building a marketing strategy for your business. Topics covered in this workshop include: · Defining target market, market research and competitor analysis · Review why these three topics are important to your business · Learn how to execute market research (including overview of library resources) · Determine how to complete a competitor and SWOT analysis · Identify what research questions to ask to maximize learning. This workshop will explain how to use market research to identify your consumer, competitors, and business opportunities. The Zoom line will be included in the confirmation email.

19jan5:00 pm7:00 pmHow to Structure & Manage Your Business's EntityChoosing a business entity that helps you manage your business while limiting liabilities is essential for both start-up and existing businesses. In this FREE seminar, you will learn about the different types of business legal entities, including sole proprietorships, corporations, and limited liability companies (LLC) and factors that may make one a better fit for your goals. Topics covered in the seminar include: • Types of entities (sole proprietorship, corporation, partnership, LLC) • How each is set up • How each is maintained • Liability protection • Municipality/state business license requirements • Basic Tax information for establishing a business Following the seminar, you will have an opportunity to meet with an attorney and/or with a SCORE Las Vegas mentor for a one-on-one 15-minute consultation FREE of charge. Questions, please email Thank you!

19jan6:00 pm7:30 pmIntellectual Property WorkshopBy attending this workshop, high school and college athletes can learn how to better leverage their name rights. Business owners will benefit by learning how to protect rights to their intellectual property.

21jan9:00 am10:30 amWhat is QuickBooks? How Can It Help Your Business?QuickBooks is a bookkeeping software that combines a variety of accounting processes into one user-friendly system. The software's primary function is to alleviate the use of multiple tables, spreadsheets and tracking sheets necessary to document and maintain a company's accounting tasks. QuickBooks ensures accounting figures can be reconciled for tax purposes. The software can be customized based on the needs of the business. Learn what QuickBooks Online can do for your small business including invoicing, paying bills, employee expenses, tracking inventory and more. Topics cover will include how to create, send, and track invoices, accept online payments, tracking bills and expenses paying bills online, employee payroll, tracking inventory, printing financial statements and other financial needs. Learn the basics of how QuickBooks can help your business to thrive.