Twitter, starting a small business offered by BCC in August


DUBLIN — Bladen Community College will be offering two free small business seminars in August.

So You Think You Want to Start a Small Business will be offered Thursday, August 18 from 6:30 – 9 p.m. This seminar has been created for those individuals who are thinking about starting and operating their own business; however, they do not know if they have the personality, drive, creativity, adaptability, and a host of other talents and attributes that comprise a successful entrepreneur. During this seminar, attendees will honestly assess themselves in order to discover their strengths and weaknesses; wherefrom, they can make a better informed decision on moving forward. The seminar will also incorporate various exercises and role playing events where the attendee will be faced with realistic challenges encountered by entrepreneurs, and they will have to determine or design a solution. Attendees will also be given the opportunity to present their business ideas, and they will be shown various ways they can determine if the idea is feasible and viable. The seminar will take place in Building 2, Room 207.

On Monday, August 22, from 2 – 4 p.m., a seminar will be presented on small businesses and Twitter. Twitter can be a great resource for marketing, and this seminar takes a hands-on approach to set up a Twitter account and then show some of the basic tips and tricks for marketing with Twitter in the right way to the right customers. The seminar will be held in Building 2, Room 207.

All seminars are open to the public and provided at no-cost.

To register for the seminars or for more information, call 910 879-5572 or register online.

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