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Art Means Business

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Arts and business go hand in hand. Pitt Community College’s Small Business Center and the Small Business & Technology Development Center at ECU offers free seminars about business. Even though workshops are free, pre-registration is necessary.

Check out the full schedule here for Pitt Community College's Small Business Center. 


Creating your Brand

Tuesday, June 14 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm, Virtual
Your brand is not just a logo. It's the customer's overall perception of your business. Small businesses often are competing against big brands with devoted customers and unlimited marketing budgets. It's important to find ways to stand out with a solid brand-building process of your own. In this seminar, you will learn how to create a successful brand that is consistent in communication and experience across many applications. 2 hrs. FREE

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Facebook Marketing for your Small Business

Tuesday, June 28 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm, Virtual
Learn the latest strategies for using Facebook to market your business: what’s new and why it’s important; the difference between a Facebook profile, a page, business manager and ads manager. Learn the difference between Facebook ads and boosted posts, and about groups and bots. Pre-req: Facebook personal profile AND Facebook business page. 2 hrs. FREE

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How to Start a Business

Tuesday, July 12 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm, Virtual
Join us to learn the key basics to bring your business Idea to life! We will discuss the startup process, financing, legal issues, licensing, and more. We will also introduce you to the resources available to help you successfully start your business. 2 hours. FREE.

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Writing a Business Plan

Thursday, July 14 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm, Virtual
Business Plans are not just for financing purposes; they are working documents to guide the future of your business. By committing your ideas to paper, you have the opportunity to prove to yourself and others the viability of your business. 2 hours. FREE.

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How to Start a Business

Tuesday, August 2 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm, Virtual
Join us to learn the key basics to bring your business Idea to life! We will discuss the startup process, financing, legal issues, licensing, and more. We will also introduce you to the resources available to help you successfully start your business. 2 hours. FREE.

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Writing a Business Plan

Thursday, August 4 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm,
Location: Pitt Community College Small Business Center

Business Plans are not just for financing purposes; they are working documents to guide the future of your business. By committing your ideas to paper, you have the opportunity to prove to yourself and others the viability of your business. 2 hours. FREE.

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Taking the Leap, offered by ECU

For more information about these events, please see the attached flyer or contact the SBTDC at East Carolina University at ecu@sbtdc.org or (252) 737-1385.

Kickstart your Business in 4 weeks

In this FREE four week long cohort, participants will learn about different aspects of starting a business, including identifying potential markets, writing a business plan, running the finances of a business, and marketing a business. You'll work with mentors and peers in fun breakout activities designed to help strengthen your business ideas and prepare you for success!

Session 3: June 7 - 28, 2022
Tuesdays, 6:00pm - 8:00pm 

Workshops will be held online.

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Session 4: September 13 - October 4, 2022 
Tuesdays, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Workshops will be held in person.

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