Free webinars offered to Tama Co. businesses

Tama County Economic Development (TCED) in partnership with Region 6 Resource Partners and the Iowa Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will offer a number of free webinar resources to businesses in Tama County.

A series of six webinars will be available each Wednesday at noon beginning on May 12 and wrapping up on June 16.

“Offering high quality educational opportunities is an excellent way to nurture and grow our local businesses,” TCED Director Katherine Ollendieck said. “I am truly proud of this series and the role TCED has played to bring this webinar resource to Tama County. Encouraging participation is a top priority, the more Tama County participants the better. Online training can play a crucial role in helping our business community enhance their knowledge, learn new skills, and discover opportunities. Resources like this help strengthen and grow our local economy.”

Topics covered in the online courses will include leveraging websites for business, utilizing Google marketing and analytics to reach and understand customers, social media for businesses and mobile ecommerce solutions.

Webinars are being facilitated and led by SBDC staff.

Those interested in participating are encouraged to contact Sarah Runkel with Region 6 at srunkel@region6resources.org or 641-752-0717

Webinar Schedule:

May 12 – Why You Need a Website and Tips to Building a Solid One

May 19 – Website Platforms and How to Integrate Ecommerce

May 26 – Grow Your Business with Google

June 2 – Do You Know Where Your Customers Are?

June 9 – I Have a Facebook Business Page…Now What?

June 16 – Square Solutions: Tools to Run Your Business, Even When It’s Not Business as Usual