The public is invited to upcoming workshops of interest to entrepreneurs and small businesses, said the Mohawk Valley Small Business Development Center (SBDC).
Among the events, which will be at the thINCubator, 326 Broad St., Utica, and will be free:
• Spruce Up Your Holiday Marketing Plan – Oct. 16 from noon-1 p.m.
Participants can register for Google’s annual holiday livestream to “bring you expert tips to reach customers using free business listings, online advertising, and email marketing plans,” said the SBDC.
Attendees will receive free Google gear. Registration is at bit.ly/2kyPdB6 online.
• BusinessKillers Breakfast – Oct. 30 from 9-10 a.m.
This will include learning about avoiding “six mistakes that can destroy your business and future,” said the SBDC.
The mistakes “consistently cause businesses to fail. And we need to know what they are and how to avoid them.” Continental breakfast will be served.
Registration is at bit.ly/BusinessKillersBreakfast online.
• Cyber Threat Intelligence for Small Businesses – Nov. 6 from 8:30-9:30 a.m.
This will include “a discussion about cyber security, common attack vectors and what you can do to keep your business safe,” said the SBDC.
Among topics: the risk to your business and commonly exploited attack vectors; recent successful cyber attacks; and what can I do to mitigate risk? Continental breakfast will be served. Registration is at bit.ly/SBDCCyberThreatIntelligence online.
For more information or questions, call the SBDC at 315-731-5884.