B.U. Small Business Development Center Events

Demonstrations, Lectures, Workshops

February 13, 2019 to March 20, 2019

Bucknell SBDC Business Education Center DeWitt Building


 

 

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Quick Start for QuickBooks Online

February 13

 

QuickBooks helps you master your money.

This workshop helps you master QuickBooks.

 

Presenter Tina Nail of Nailed It Business Services will help you learn:

* Why sound bookkeeping is essential to your success

* How to set up your new company file

* Proper transaction workflow for bills and invoices

* How to connect or upload your bank transactions

* How to reconcile your accounts

 

 

 

Representative Lynda Schlegel Culver Presents: Small Business Outreach Day in Sunbury

February 15

 

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Current or aspiring small business owners seeking advice and guidance on starting and/or growing a small business are invited to schedule an appointment with a Bucknell SBDC consultant during a special Small Business Outreach Day at Representative Lynda Schlegel Culver’s office in Sunbury.

 

Anyone interested in scheduling a one-hour meeting between 10 am – 3 pm on February 15thshould call 570-577-1249 or email sbdc@bucknell.edu by the close of business on February 13th.

 

Learn more about the SBDC, and request confidential consulting assistance – at NO FEE – anytime at: www.Bucknell.edu/SBDC

 

 

Prepare Your Schedule C: Profit or Loss from Business Form

February 20

 

With the 2018 tax reform is your business prepared for the 199A deduction, changes in accounting methods, and depreciation calculations?

 

Come learn by working through an example of how to properly prepare a business Schedule C.

 

New topics resulting from the 2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act include:

- qualified business income deduction, Form 199A

- changes in accounting method rules

- new rules and limitations for depreciation

 

Presented by CPA Brian Elsasser, Principal at Wagner, Dreese, Elsasser & Associates.

 

 

 

Lasercut Business Cards: How to Build your Brand with Tools of the Maker Movement

February 26

 

Come design a business card and create a sample using a laser-cutter.Explore how to use innovative new technology to develop your brand and business.

 

Bring your own laptop and logo and/or work alongside MakerSpace staff to create something new!Featuring a tour of the 7th Street Studio & MakerSpace, including 3D printing, vinyl cutting, vacuum forming, CNC machining, and more...

 

 

 

Branding and Rebranding for the Small Business Owner

March 13

 

Does your organization's marketing reach the right cusomters...and what does it say about you? Does your brand align with your products and services?

 

Presenter Lisa Leighton, Marketing & Outreach Director of Bucknell's Weis Center for Performing Arts will help you learn:

* How to develop new markets and reach new customers through rebranding

* Tips for success from a rebranding case study

* How to integrate your brand across social media platforms, in print, on websites and in advertising

 

 

 

Social Media 101 for Small Business

March 14

 

Reaching your audience has never been easier.

This hands-on program will help you learn how Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter can enhance your marketing and develop your business.

 

Loni Martz Briner, Public Relations & Media Manager, North Shore Railroad will present

* Why a social media presence is important to your business

* Facebook "Dos and Don'ts" plus the difference between a Personal and Business page

* A brief intro to Instagram,, Twitter and LinkedIn

* Ways to affordably manage all of your social media actifity

* The importance of monitoring social media.

 

 

 

Take the First Step to Starting Your Business!

March 20

 

Do you have a New Year's resolution to start a business?

The First Step to take when planning, launching, or acquiring a new venture is to attend the SBDC's First Step Pre-Business Workshop.

 

Attend this workshop to learn about legal structures, selecting a location, licenses, taxes, insurance, hiring and more...

 

 

 

Representative Kurt Masser Presents: Small Business Outreach Day in Elysburg

March 22

 

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Current or aspiring small business owners seeking advice and guidance on starting and/or growing a small business are invited to schedule an appointment with a Bucknell SBDC consultant during a special Small Business Outreach Day at Representative Kurt Masser's office in Elysburg.

 

Anyone interested in scheduling a one-hour meeting between 10 am – 3 pm on March 22 should call 570-577-1249 or email sbdc@bucknell.edu by the close of business on February 13th. March 20th.

 

Learn more about the SBDC, and request confidential consulting assistance – at NO FEE – anytime at: www.Bucknell.edu/SBDC

 


 


 



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