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Small Business Bootcamp: A Great Deal for Free!

The Clay County Economic Development Council and Mid-Continent Public Library will host a Small Business Bootcamp on March 10 at 8:30 a.m. at the Woodneath Library Center, 8900 Flintlock Road, Kansas City.

The event will focus on helping local entrepreneurs start and grow their own business. Featuring small group breakout sessions with experts from the Kansas City area on the following subjects:

Social Media for Sales – A step-by-step class teaching social media marketing from the ground up. Valuable insight whether you’re a small business or a large corporation.

Legalese for Small Business Owners – From LLC to sole proprietors, important information that every small business owner should know on the legal aspects of owning a small business.

Doing Business in the Cloud – Put down your notebook and turn on your computer! Jason Crowley will explain free options to easily marry your day-to-day business with everyday technology.

Insuring Your New Company – Securing your business safety net: How to prepare a soft landing if, and when, accidents happen.

The speakers will be:

Anne Cull will present Social Media for Sales. A founder of ThinkViral LLC, Cull focuses on showing business owners, decision makers, marketing and sales professionals how much time and money your company should be investing in social media efforts, and what you should realistically expect to receive as a result.

Legalese for Small Business Owners will be presented by Adrienne Haynes, managing partner of SEED Law and owner of SEED Collective. She uses her ten years of business and leadership experience bring in everything from business law to economic development

Doing Business in the Cloud will be led by Jason Crowley, president and owner of INDIGEX, which is dedicated to helping empower small business growth through educating entrepreneurs on the benefits of technology in small business ownership.

Dena James Prior will present Insuring Your New Company. Prior is co-founder of Cowell James Forge and focuses on world-class service and peace of mind for clients.

This program is funded by a grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. Registration for this event is free and required.

For more information or to register, visit mymcpl.org/squareone.

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