Connect and learn with other entrepreneurs, small business owners, 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.
Grow Your Business with Video
Learn how to use YouTube and Facebook Video to help grow your business and develop your online presence from Ben Thesis of Skol Marketing. Registration required. Sponsored in part by South Metro SCORE.
Tuesday, June 12, 10:30 a.m.–noon
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.
May 15, June 19, July 17, Aug. 21
Work of Art: Marketing Workshop
Define your product, discover your target audience, make decisions about how you sell your work, and identify a budget and strategy for your artistic business. Presented by Springboard for the Arts. Registration required.
Wednesday, June 27, 5:30–8 p.m.
Work of Art: Grant Writing Workshop
Learn to understand and prepare strong grant applications as an individual artist or a small arts group. Presented by Springboard for the Arts. Registration required.
Wednesday, July 18, 5:30–8 p.m.
Business Tax Workshop with SCORE
Learn to define specific business entities and identify federal, state, sales and municipal tax reporting and deposit requirements; hear how home office expenses are handled by the IRS; and identify your critical records. Presented by IRS-certified CPA David Shabaz. Sponsored in part by South Metro SCORE. Registration required.
Thursday, Aug. 23, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
**Sponsored by the Metropolitan Library Service Agency