Connect and learn with other entrepreneurs, small business owner, or future small business owners at Dakota County Library. Get guidance in operations, planning, finance and marketing in one of the classes from the library and one of its trusted partners.
Small Business Counseling with SCORE
Get free, confidential counseling from SCORE, a non-profit business counseling and mentoring organization. An experienced SCORE counselor will help you navigate all aspects of planning or operating your small business. Sponsored by Dakota County Library and South Metro SCORE. Appointment required. Email Jim at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Third Tuesdays of the month, 5-7 p.m.
Oct. 17, Nov. 21, Dec. 19
Create a Marketing Plan for Your Business**
Learn what a marketing plan is and why your business needs one. Know how to create a plan using a template, set goals and achieve them over the next 12 months. Presented by Twin Cities Media Alliance.
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 6–8 p.m. Register starting Oct. 3.
Branding for Success**
Learn how a brand tells a story to customers, members and donors. Create an action plan to develop and implement your organization's brand across a website, in social media and in print. Presented by the Twin Cities Media Alliance.
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 6–8 p.m. Register starting Oct. 9.
Search Engine Optimization**
Learn how to incorporate keywords and other easy tips and tricks for increasing traffic to your website. Presented by Twin Cities Media Alliance.
Wednesday, Nov. 1, 6–8 p.m. Register starting Oct. 18.
**Sponsored by the Metropolitan Library Service Agency