Money Matters $10
Course #: 51728 Date(s): 9/30/13
Site: Estherville (74) Time: 6-9pm (Mon.)
Course #: 51729 Date(s): 10/12/13
Site: Algona Time: 1-4pm (Sat.)
Course #: 51730 Date(s): 11/13/13
Site: Spencer Time: 6-9pm (Wed.)
Do you have a dream of starting a business? Have you gotten the support of your family? Have you written a good business plan or considered the financial impact on your personal financial situation? This seminar is designed to guide entrepreneurs through personal financial considerations that should be addressed before taking the plunge into business ownership. You will explore setting a financial baseline, understanding credit, how to mesh personal and business money management and review the nuts and bolts of business borrowing.
How to Start a Business FREE
Course #: 51731 Date(s): 9/28/13
Site: Estherville (74) Time: 9am-12pm (Sat.)
Course #: 51732 Date(s): 10/12/13
Site: Algona Time: 9am-12pm (Sat.)
Course #: 51733 Date(s): 11/2/13
Site: Spencer Time: 9am-12pm (Sat.)
This workshop is for individuals interested in starting a business, inventors and entrepreneurs, and existing business owners. Instructor: Small Business Development Center Director, Kelly McCarty.
Publishing & Promoting Your Book $59
Course #: 51708 Date(s): 10/3/13-10/24/13
Site: Emmetsburg (220) Time: 6-8pm (Thurs.)
Are you contemplating writing a book or perhaps have already completed one? Author David Perata was once in this very same situation, and in the process of writing, publishing and promoting two books – the second being self-published – he learned some hard truths about the book business. What happens after you sign the contract? Who will promote your book and how much promotion will the publisher devote to it? Is self-publishing worth the time and expense? David explains how he formed a Barnes & Noble book tour, booked himself on radio and TV shows across the country, secured valuable testimonials for the back cover from figures of authority, scheduled speaking engagements and launched an Amtrak-sponsored cross country speaking tour using railroad cars to sell his first book.
LeeAnne Krusemark Workshop
Choose one or choose all. This workshop is designed to help you further your career or at home business. Ms. Krusemark tours the nation with her expertise and knowledge. See individual course descriptions for details.
At Home Study Medical Billing or Notary Public $15
Course #: 51709 Date(s): 10/3/13
Site: Emmetsburg (817) Time: 12-1pm (Thurs.)
This orientation will provide you with the course materials and information about the AT HOME STUDY program of your choice to study in your own home. Everything you need to become proficient in your chosen course is included in your comprehensive workbook-type manual. A contact person is provided to you for any questions you have along the way. Upon successful completion of the course, a certificate of completion may be requested. A mandatory $99 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the door for your course materials.
Seven Secrets to Financial Freedom $25
Course #: 51720 Date(s): 10/3/13
Site: Emmetsburg (817) Time: 1-3pm (Thurs.)
In this fast-paced workshop, you will learn how to: get OUT of credit card debt and reduce bad credit, raise your credit limit AND lower your interest rate, use MORE credit to raise your credit score, buy a home even if you have bad credit or are self employed, pay off your mortgage in half the time with LESS money, keep your home PROTECTED against lawsuits and become an ACTIVE INVESTOR FOR FINANCIAL FREEDOM! A mandatory $20 materials fee is payable to instructor at the door for printed information to assist you in your journey to financial freedom.
Beginner’s Guide to Being Published $25
Course #: 51717 Date(s): 10/3/13
Site: Emmetsburg (817) Time: 3-5pm (Thurs.)
Did you know Stephen King was rejected 75 times before he sold his first novel? If your goal is to become a published freelance writer by selling a magazine article, short story, poem, or even a novel, this comprehensive workshop will guide you to, then past the editor’s desk. You will discover how to: become a “published” writer overnight, submit manuscripts the correct way, find the right publisher for your work, write irresistible query letters, 100 ways to make money as a freelance writer and obtain FREE future Q&A opportunities. A mandatory $20 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the door for information designed to help you long after the workshop is over.
Meet the Publisher $20
Course #: 51725 Date(s): 10/3/13
Site: Emmetsburg (817) Time: 5-6pm (Thurs.)
Bring your in-progress manuscript for an in-class critique of your work. You will then learn about the pros and cons of traditional publishing and selfpublishing options. You can then leave a COPY of your manuscript with LeeAnne, the owner of an author-friendly publishing house, for a professional critique (for an optional materials fee of $50 for up to 25 double-spaced pages + $1/page thereafter) and a list of publishers and/or agents who are interested in your type of work. A mandatory $10 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the door for a detailed workbook comparing the different publishing options for your work and a writer’s resource book.
Cash In With a Successful Home-Based Business $25
Course #: 51723 Date(s): 10/3/13
Site: Emmetsburg (817) Time: 6-8pm (Thurs.)
Learn how to start a home-based business from a successful entrepreneur. During this comprehensive, informative workshop, you will discover: more than 100 home business ideas, mandatory legal documentation, many ways to market your product/service, how to take tax deductions (this workshop included!) and FREE future Q&A opportunities. A mandatory $20 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the door for information designed to help you long after the workshop is over.
Make Money With an At-Home Typing Business $15
Course #: 51724 Date(s): 10/3/13
Site: Emmetsburg (817) Time: 8-9am (Thurs.)
If you can type, then you can make money at home. Having already learned all about homebased business success (must have attended “Cash in with a Successful Home-Based Business”), you will then discover the secrets to profits in the typing/ word processing business, including: how and where to find clients, 50 ways to advertise/market your service, effective home office equipment choices, 100 ways to make money with a computer and FREE national networking information. A mandatory $10 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the door for information designed to help you long after the workshop is over.