Business Workshops

Upcoming Workshops with Montpelier Alive, Vermont Community Loan Fund and Montpelier Development Corporation

Oh Snap!
Tuesday, January 28, 8:30-9:30am at North Branch Cafe

Phone hacks, tips and tools to get “the shot” for your social media feeds. We will spend this hour reviewing and practicing with our phone cameras and props. Bring your phones and an item you want to photograph. Cost: $10 for MA members, $20 for non-members. Registration is now closed.

Don’t Let Reality Bite
Tuesdays, February 18 and March 3, 8:30-9:30 (two sessions plus small-group followups) at Vermont Community Loan Fund conference room (15 State St, second floor)

A two part-ish learning series Managing cash flow in a seasonal business is key to making healthy business and financial decisions, but it can be overwhelming to start and understand. In this hands on mini-workshop, we’ll show you how to build, use, and love cash flow tools that reflect your actual business needs. Followed by small group work with Elena to review and fine tune the tools you have built. Cost: $40 for MA members, $75 for non-members. Click here to register.

SEO Checkup
Tuesday, March 10, 8:30-9:30am, Location TBA

Before you shell out money for “search engine optimization”, spend an hour reviewing what tools are available to check your website’s SEO health, and practice building your own SEO to integrate into your website and blog. Cost: $10 for MA members, $20 for non-members. Registration to come. 

Building Your Team
Tuesday, April 7, 8:30-9:30am, Location TBA

Summer is coming. Are you ready to hire? Review your hire checklist and needs, but beyond filling the holes in your schedule and managing payroll, what about attracting quality applicants and retaining stellar staff? Cost TBA. Registration to come.