Happy Holidays from the El Camino College SBDC! We will be closed December 22, 2017- January 1, 2018

Why Your Website Should be a Top Marketing Priority
Start Increasing Sales, Leads & Customer Loyalty
Wake up your website and grow your business! Join us to learn some of the latest website best practices and techniques for making your site an effective sales tool! It's important that businesses make their website a priority and the foundation of their online marketing in order to achieve optimal success. 
 This informative session will cover:
 *           Why You Should Make Your Website a Top Marketing Priority
*           Mobile Trends
*           Why It's Critical to Have a Mobile-friendly Website
*           The Latest Website Best Practices
*           Why It's Time to Upgrade to HTTPS
*           Top Turnoffs for Visitors
*           Tips to Make Your Website a More Effective Sales Tool
*           An Overview of Google Analytics
*           Resources for Tracking & Monitoring the Effectiveness of Your Website
*           Case Studies/ Small Business Real World Examples 

December 12, 2017
6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M
Instructor: Victoria Byrne
Cost: Free
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Join Crenshaw Yoga and Dance as we put on our First Annual Crenshaw Christmas Ball!


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Financial Projections Made Easy and Other Workshops

Improve customer acquisition.
Financial Projections Made Easy
This workshop on Monday, November 13, taught by SCORE's own, John Doyle, will demonstrate how simple accounting can be for your business needs with the help of a user-friendly financial projection model developed by SCORE Los Angeles.
Mr. Doyle is a former banking executive who has had experience managing over 100 banks in Southern California.
Join us for this workshop as we teach you the tools to determine your business' financial viability.
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Share the 10,000 Small Businesses experience!

You now know what it means to work on your business, not just in it. Please complete this form and help fellow entrepreneurs grow their businesses and create jobs. Together, we can build an outstanding Southern California entrepreneur ecosystem! 
Please take 5 minutes and fill out our Google Doc Referral form!

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Four Metro BSC clients win over $50K for improvements

August 23, 2017

Los Angeles - Wells Fargo announced the winners of its Neighborhood Renovation Program essay contest with all four Los Angeles finalists located along Crenshaw Boulevard.  

Winners will receive a physical make-over including architect-advised renovation planning and design.  

The Metro Business Solution Center (BSC) played a key role in informing local businesses about the program and encouraged them to apply for the unique opportunity to enhance their storefronts.

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Instagram, Excel for Business Financials and More !

Instagram, Excel for Business Financials and More !

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An Entrepreneur’s Guide To Credit & Money Workshop

Money Smart for small business's provides a practical introduction to topics relating to starting and managing a business. 

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The LA Times Multicultural business forum

Learn from leaders in the Latino community  as they share their insights on the best marketing practices, grants, loans, business licenses and more. Stay and enjoy complimentary cocktails and appetizers. Seats are limited, RSVP today! 

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The Center for Leadership and Entrepreneurial Studies seeks to further the understanding of leadership and use this understanding to build leadership capacity in small business organizations. The Center offers a platform for brainstorming and sharing of ideas and best practices and helps to connect entrepreneurs, small business owners, students, educators and thought leaders from around the world. 


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Upcoming Workshops and Events

SBDC Orientation 
This workshop will provide attendees with information about the program requirements and the different services and training offered at the center. Attendance is required for pre-venture and early start-up businesses. Orientation is offered two-three times per month so check the calendar for additional dates.
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