Business Development​

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T.H.R.I.V.E. Emerging Leaders Reimagined

T.H.R.I.V.E. Emerging Leaders Reimagined is an executive-level training series intended to give ambitious small business leaders a challenging opportunity to accelerate their growth through targeted training led by motivating leaders in small business development. T.H.R.I.V.E. Emerging Leaders Reimagined revolutionizes the rich history of executive-level training for small businesses poised for growth.

This training is not for start-ups or people who are thinking about starting a business. T.H.R.I.V.E. Emerging Leaders Reimagined advanced training series is open to small business owners and executives that:

Have annual revenues of at least $250,000
Have been in business for at least three years
Have at least one employee, other than self

The training is free through the SBA.

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Establish a Professional Domain, Website, & Email for Your Business

If you’re curious about bringing your existing business online, or you’re just starting a business and want to know where to begin, it all starts with a domain: your online address and home on the web. In this special Grow with Google workshop for International Small Business Week, they will discuss the benefits of owning a domain, helpful web terms to know, and how to get the most out of your domain with free or low-cost tools like email forwarding, search reports, and more. Plus, attendees will get a special offer for Google Domains.

The workshop will be available for viewing after the presentation date. June 28, 2022, 10 am – 11 pm PST

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Drive Traffic to Your Website with SEO

Anyone with a website or business presence online can benefit from search engine optimization (SEO), the process of helping search engines find and display your site in search results. Hosted by one of Google’s internal SEO experts, this workshop (March 9 from 9 am – 10 am PST) will give you a behind-the-scenes view into how Google approaches SEO for its own sites. You will learn practical strategies that you or your web development team can implement to help drive traffic from Google Search to your site.

This workshop is part of Grow with Google’s Partner Digital Series, which curates specialty content for learners of our Nonprofit partner organizations.  You can also view a recording after the webinar is held.

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Federal Tax Preparation Support for Businesses During the 2022 Filing Season

Join the IRS for a series of online meetings in February and March (divided by location/states) for small business organizations and owners. The meetings will include:
• Presentations from IRS leadership covering the top tax issues affecting small business owners regarding income, deductions, employment taxes and recordkeeping
• How to get ready for the 2022 filing season
• Tax scams targeting small businesses
• How the IRS is reorganizing to better serve small business taxpayers
• Listening session to hear concerns, feedback and suggestions from participants

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Rogue Business Connections

The Rogue Business Connections community on LinkedIn allows business and nonprofit leaders in the Rogue Valley to connect and share questions, resources and solutions to the challenges that many businesses face in our region.

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