Small Business Workshops

Get your Business on Yelp

Learn how to boost your business by getting it listed on Yelp and attracting more customers online!

Your free business listing on Yelp allows you to communicate with consumers who are searching for your products or services in your area. Taking advantage of the 20+ free Yelp features will help you stand out from the competition, giving you the best chance to secure the sale. Learn how to implement the most important tools helping you optimize your listing and manage your online reputation.
Join Sara B, Yelp North Jersey Community Director for this informative session. We hope to see you!

Fee: FREE

Date: 5/2/24

Time:  12:30 PM
Location: Online

For more information and registration: Yelp Registration

Franchise 101

Franchise 101 is the ultimate crash course for anyone looking to dive into the world of franchising – get ready to learn everything you need

Are you curious about the world of franchising? Join us for this online event where you’ll learn all about the basics of starting a franchise. From understanding the different types of franchises to exploring the benefits and challenges of owning one, this event is perfect for anyone looking to dive into the franchising industry. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to gain valuable insights and advice from industry experts. Register now and take the first step towards becoming a successful franchise owner!

Fee: FREE

Date: 5/8/24

Time:  12:30 PM
Location: Online

For more information and registration: Franchise 101 Registration

Doing Business Online II: Selling your Goods and Services with E-Commerce

Are you ready to take your business to the next level by harnessing the power of e-commerce? Join us for this online event where we will dive into the world of online selling.

This webinar will cover the online ecosystem and what business owners need to know about selling on marketplaces like Amazon, building their websites on platforms like Shopify, and the best practices to get on track to growing a business through e-commerce.

Fee: $35

Date: 5/18/24

Time:  12:00 PM
Location: Online

For more information and registration :Doing Business Online Registration

Tutorial: How to File Your Beneficial Ownership Information Report

A step by step guide on how to file the BOI Report through FinCen in Spanish and English.

Join us for an ** online tutorial** on how to file your Beneficial Ownership Information Report. This event is designed to help individuals and businesses understand the process and requirements for reporting beneficial ownership information. As a small business owner , this tutorial will provide you with valuable insights and practical tips.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about the importance of filing your Beneficial Ownership Information Report accurately and efficiently. Register now and secure your spot for this **essential online event**!

Fee: $49

Date: 5/21/24

Time:  10:00 AM
Location: Online

For more information and registration :BOIR Tutorial Registration

Bloom & Business: Entrepreneurship & Flower Bouquet Skill

Join us for Bloom & Business, where you’ll learn about entrepreneurship and hone your flower bouquet skills in a fun and interactive setting

Come join us for a fun and informative event where you can learn all about entrepreneurship in the floral industry! Whether you’re a budding business owner or just love arranging flowers, this event is for you. We’ll cover topics like marketing, sourcing, and more. Get hands-on experience creating beautiful flower bouquets with expert guidance. The event will be held in person in Passaic County, so don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to network and grow your skills.

Fee: Tickets start at $75

Date: 5/23/24

Time:  2:30 PM
Location: Online

For more information and registration: Bloom & Business Registration

Marketing Online II: Digital Marketing Strategies

Learn to effectively advertise, engage with your audience, and optimize your online presence with the latest digital marketing strategies.

This webinar will cover digital marketing basics from setting up pay-per-click advertising for your business to leveraging social media to engage your customers. We will also go over the importance of website content, how to improve your SEO, and AI tools that can help make your work easier by generating useable content.

Fee: $35

Date: 5/25/24

Time:  12:00 PM
Location: Online

For more information and registration :Marketing Online Registration

Women’s Equality Conference: Breaking Barriers in the Workplace

We are thrilled to extend an invitation for you to attend our Women’s Equality Conference, themed ‘Breaking Barriers in the Workplace!

Join us on Thu Aug 15 2024 at 4:00 PM at the Cotsakos College of Business at William Paterson University for empowerment, inspiration, and networking. This event is designed to celebrate the achievements of women in the workplace and address the challenges they still face. Hear from industry leaders, participate in workshops, and connect with like-minded individuals who are passionate about gender equality.

Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of a movement towards a more inclusive and diverse workplace!

Fee: Tickets start at $150

Date: 8/15/24

Time:  4:00 PM
Location: Online

For more information and registration:Women’s Equality Conference Registration

Foundations of Success III: Small Business Registration & Reporting

This online event is perfect for small business owners looking to learn the ins and outs of registering your business and staying on top of reporting requirements. Join us for expert tips, practical advice, and interactive sessions to help you navigate the world of small business administration. Don’t miss out on this valuable opportunity to set your business up for success!

Agenda:

  • In-depth description of the different types of business structures
  • The formation and registration process of each business structure
  • Reporting and Paying tax on business income
  • Determining if a tax return is required at the business level
  • Paying tax on the income at the business level and/or personal level

Fee: FREE

Date: TBD

Time:  TBD
Location: Online

For more information and registration :Small Business Registration & Reporting

Foundations of Success IV: Sales and Use Tax, Online Sales Tax

This online event is perfect for anyone looking to learn more about the ins and outs of sales and use tax, as well as how to navigate online sales tax regulations.

Instructed by NJ Division of Taxation educators, the course covers:

  • understanding New Jersey’s Sales and Use Tax
  • out-of-state sales, and how to file a Sales and Use Tax return.
  • It also covers Sales Tax for online businesses,
  • law changes affecting online sellers
  • the sales tax implications for common charges/fees (e.g. digital property, shipping and handling, etc.).Don’t miss this golden opportunity to elevate your tax knowledge and empower your business for success. Secure your spot!

Fee: FREE

Date: TBD

Time: TBD
Location: Online

For more information and registration :Small Business Sales & Use Tax Registration

Foundation of Success II: A Practical Contract Guide for Entrepreneurs

This webinar will provide a comprehensive look at the entire Start-Up process for Small Businesses. From selecting the right legal structure to the registration process and the significance of closing a business, this guide covers it all. Topics include tax implications, partnership liabilities, piercing the corporate veil in New Jersey, and direct links to relevant state websites.

Whether you are just starting out or looking to expand your small business, understanding the entire start-up process is crucial for success. Choosing the right legal structure sets the foundation for your business, impacting everything from taxes to liability. Registering your business correctly is essential for compliance and credibility.

Fee: TBD

Date: TBD

Time:  TBD
Location: Online

For more information and registration:Practical Contract Guide Registration

For Additional Information…

For registration and information please call us at (973) 321-1378 or email us at musas@wpunj.edu.