ECI SCORE provides workshops on a regular basis to serve the needs of the small business community. Our core offerings cover the basics of getting a small business started successfully: Starting a Small Business, Writing a Business Plan and Financing a Small Business.
You can browse the entire schedule, or try these links to check out our upcoming workshops and to register online:
Writing a Business Plan, 3:00 to 5:00 pm on June 16, 2016. Register
Financing a Small Business, 3:00 to 5:00 pm on June 30, 2016. Register
All workshops are held at the Champaign County Chamber of Commerce, located at the corner of Kirby and State streets in Champaign, IL (directions).
Nine out of 10 U.S. consumers use the internet to look for local goods and services, and to research a potential purchase. One mistake you can’t afford to make is neglecting your online presence. Here are a few common errors that many small businesses make online, and what you can do to help make sure your business is on the right track.
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