- May 26 & 27 - All libraries CLOSED for Memorial Day
This Saturday, August 11th 2012, from 10:30am-12:30pm, the special guest speaker at the Small Business Workshop will be Santa Clara County Supervisor, Mike Wasserman. He will be talking about his personal experience in business, the upcoming Small Business Economic Summit, and how he has been changing county government to run more like a business.
This event is free and will be held in the Santa Teresa Library's community room.
On Saturday, July 14th 2012 @ Santa Teresa Branch Library, from 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Patti Glick from Hand to Hand Contact, will share the insights that have made her a successful networker and THE queen of follow-up. Patti will shed light on some of the most common mistakes made in networking and follow-up as well as share a simple system that can create customers for life and endless referrals.
If you haven't already you should check out the free Small Business Workshops that have been happening at the Santa Teresa Library every 2nd Saturday of the month. The next workshop on April 14th from 10:30 am-12:30 pm will cover business plans.
From Complexity to Simplicity: The Fastest, Easiest Way to Write a Business Plan
The guest speaker will be Lynnea Hagen, founder of The Abundance Company. Lynnea is a speaker, trainer, author, consultant, as well as founder and owner of The Abundance Company. Her specialties include: Advanced leadership skills and “Success-Driven” strategic business plans for entrepreneurs and corporate professionals. She has been a consultant to Silicon Valley-based corporations since 1981, and a coach to corporate professionals since 1986.
In this Workshop you will learn:
1. How to organize your business ideas into a One-Page Business Plan.
2. How to create a "Living Document" out of your business plan.
3. How to get unstuck: go home with a working rough draft of your business plan.
The library has Free WiFi and plenty of electrical outlets so laptops are most welcome.
There will be time for networking as well.
Please join us to learn about
"Blogging for Your Business" &
"SEO for Your Website"
Saturday, March 10 at the
Santa Teresa Library from10:30AM - 12:30PM
This month's guest speakers include Cheryl & Steve Ellemberg from ABD Promotions. Cheryl is the founder of ABD Promotions and publisher of the “Small Business Marketing Blog.” Steve is a web designer and Search Engine Optimization (SEO) since 1998.
There is free WiFi and plenty of electrical outlets, so please feel free to bring your laptops. Also advised to bring your own promotional materials (flyers, brochures, business cards, etc.)
For more information, please visit the Santa Teresa Events page on Facebook:
Blogging for Your Business & SEO for Your Website.
This is a FREE Event and everyone is welcome!
Can’t make it to this month’s Small Business Workshop? Join us April 14; next month’s topic will be "From Complexity to Simplicity - The fastest, easiest way to write a Business Plan."
Join us Saturday, November 12 at the Santa Teresa Library when this month's topic will be Free Small Business Resources. Presenting will be: San José Public Library's business librarian and Kevin Turner, Business Development Coordinator with the City of San José to talk about all the great free resources out there for new and small businesses. There will be time for Q & A and networking. Registration is appreciated by calling (408) 808-3068. *This is part of an ongoing series help the 2nd Saturday of every month from 10:30am- 12:30pm.