Turning Frustration into Success: Ashley Kosharek, AMK Cleaning Services, LLC
Wednesday, August 10th, 2016
Learn how local business woman Ashley Kosharek turned her frustration in barely making ends meet to success in owning her own residential and commercial cleaning business, AMK Cleaning Services, LLC, at the monthly Women's Business Networking meeting presented by Western Dairyland's Women's Business Center. The event will be held at AMK Cleaning Services, LLC, 2131 Fenwick Avenue, Eau Claire, WI 54701 on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 from 5:30 to 7 pm. Register for $5 at www.successfulbusiness.org. Appetizers and beverages provided.
International Business Consultant MarocMama
Thursday, August 11th, 2016
The Western Dairyland Business Center and Women's Business Center enthusiastically present international business and social media consultant, blogger and foodie, Amanda Mouttaki, owner of Mouttaki Consulting LLC and author of the blog MarocMama: A Fearless Guide to Food and Travel to lead a full day of workshops on Thursday August 11, 2016 at The Florian Gardens, 2340 Lorch Ave, Eau Claire. Individuals interested in starting, growing or improving a business as well as social media specialists at every level are encouraged to attend.
Business Class in Black River Falls: August 16, 2016
Tuesday, August 16th, 2016
BUSINESS CLASS IN BLACK RIVER FALLS: August 16th 2016
"Start a Small Business in 8 Steps"
The Western Dairyland Business Center and the Women's Business Center invite entrepreneurs and aspiring business owners to "Start a Small Business in 8 Steps" on Tuesday, August 16th. The class will run from 1-4 pm at the Black River Area Chamber of Commerce at 120 N Water St, Black River Falls. Tuition is $29. Class materials are included. Scholarships are available for income-eligible individuals.
Freelance 101: Getting Started as a Freelancer
Tuesday, September 13th, 2016
The Western Dairyland Business Center invites individuals interested in pursuing a career as a work-at-home freelancer to attend Freelance 101 on Tuesday September 13th from 6-8pm at the Western Dairyland Community Action Agency, 418 Wisconsin St in Eau Claire. Tuition is $39. Scholarships are available for income-eligible individuals.This class will introduce opportunities for you to think bigger and potentially expand your client list and income as a freelancer.
9 Essentials when Starting Your Own Business
Many businesses start out as a simple hobby or interest. You like website design, build a stellar site for your sister and before you know it, your uncle and your cousin's cousin and friends' friends are seeking your services. That's the dream, right? But, what do you do when you never planned on being an entrepreneur? What do you need to do to be legit? Before you get in over your head, run down this checklist of the 9 essentials for starting your own business.
Entrepreneurship: A Three Legged Stool
A satisfying and successful entrepreneurial pursuit is like taking a seat on a simple, three-legged stool. For stability and for your business idea to be sustainable, all three legs need to be securely in place.
6 Tips on Raising an Entrepreneur
Raising a child with the skills, abilities and opportunity to be an entrepreneur can instill him or her with an enormous amount of self-confidence as they learn to successfully interact and negotiate within the community at large. Better yet, tapping in to the potential of your young Bill Gates or Oprah Winfrey may be easier than you think!
Are your entrepreneurial efforts on summer vacation?
Whether summer is your business's down time or peak season, know that nearly all businesses experience some degree of seasonality. The key for continuous growth is to recognize your specific business's cycle and plan ahead -- not just by gearing up for the busy times but by effectively capitalizing on those not-so-busy times. Here are five ideas to make the most of your summer vacation.