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.
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 Ron Seipp at email@example.com.
Tuesdays, 5-7 p.m.
Oct. 15, Nov. 19, Dec. 17
Protect Your Privacy: Staying Safe Online Part 1
From social media to search engines and email to online purchasing — modern life leaves digital footprints everywhere we go. Discover the tools and techniques you can use to protect your privacy, browse anonymously and encrypt information. Prerequisite: None. Presented by Twin Cities Media Alliance and funded by MELSA. Registration required.Heritage
Monday, Dec. 9, 6–7:45 p.m. Register starting Nov. 25
Getting Your Business Online and Getting Found
Know how to build an effective digital presence based on understanding your customer, your business goals and how to execute a web and search engine strategy that works. Presented by Deluxe Corp. Registration required. Sponsored by South Metro SCORE.
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 10:30 am–12:30 p.m. Register starting Sept.11.
How to Start a Personal or Business Blog
Blogs have become a centerpiece of communication ranging from how-tos to business best practices to personal stories and beyond. The number of options may seem overwhelming. Learn the tools you need to get started and on the road to success. Bring your own laptop or device if possible. Presented by Twin Cities Media Alliance and funded by Metropolitan Library Service Agency.
Monday, Dec. 16, 6:30–7:45 p.m. Register starting Dec. 2.