Small Business Development Resources

Small Business Development Webinar Series

A FREE interactive learning opportunity for small businesses in Montana sponsored by Montana State University Extension, Small Business Development Centers (Montana Department of Commerce and US Small Business Administration), and the Montana Economic Developers Association.

To join the webinar, please log-on to: https://montana.webex.com/meet/commdev  

You can either use your computer mic and speakers (if they are enabled) or phone-in at: 

US Toll free +1-855-797-9485

US Toll +1-415-655-0002

Access code: 920 642 787

 

To join the new Montana Small Business Development list serve, send an email with a request in the subject line “subscribe sbd list” to: commdev@montana.edu

 

UPCOMING WEBINARS

(Click here to view all Small Business Webinar fliers in HTML)  

June 4, 2020: What it Means to be Open and Safe During Recovery

Click HERE to register for the webinar

 

PAST WEBINARS

May 15, 2020: Protecting Your Business From Legal Liability During Reopening

(Click HERE to view the webinar)

Webinar Handouts: Protecting Your Business From Legal Liability During Reopening

 

May 7, 2020: Reopening Best Practices During COVID-19

(Click HERE to view the webinar)

Webinar Handouts: Reopening Best Practices Slides

 

April 24, 2020: Business Resiliency Guide

(Click HERE to view the webinar)

Webinar Handouts: Business Resiliency Guide

 

April 17, 2020: Hibernating Your Business During COVID-19

(Click HERE to view the webinar; note that audio starts 1:15 in)

Webinar Handouts: Hibernating Your Business During Covid-19

 

April 10, 2020: Prepare for Government Contracting During COVID-19

(Click HERE to view the webinar)

Webinar Handouts: Prepare for Government Contracting During Covid-19

 

April 2, 2020: Using Opportunity Zones to Start or Grow Your Business 

(Click HERE to view the webinar)

Webinar Handouts: Using Opportunity Zones to Start or Grow Your Business

 

March 27, 2020: Marketing, Communication and Sales During the COVID-19 Crisis

(Click HERE to view the webinar)

Webinar Handouts: Business Crisis Toolkit: Marketing, Communication, And Sales During the COVID-19 Crisis

 

March 20, 2020: Business Crisis Toolkit: Control What You Can During COVID-19 

(Click HERE to view the webinar)

Webinar Handouts: Business Crisis Toolkit: Seeking Control During COVID-19 - Updated fileCrisis Tool Kit For Your Business

 

March 5, 2020: Three Steps to Get Your Business on a Path to Profitable Growth

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Webinar Handouts: Three Steps to Get Your Business on a Path to Profitable Growth

 

February 6, 2020: A Beginner's Guide to SEO: Five Tips to Get Found Online

(Click HERE to view the webinar.)

Webinar Handouts: A Beginner's Guide to SEO: 5 Things You Can Do to Get Found Online

 

January 9, 2020: Quick Cybersecurity Tips to Keep Your Company Safe

(Click HERE to view the webinar.)

Webinar Handouts: Quick Cybersecurity Tips to Keep Your Company Safe

 

December 5, 2019: Start Your Side Hustle

(Click HERE to view the webinar.)

Webinar Handouts: Business Startup Best PracticesBusiness Model Canvas PosterStart Your Side Hustle Webinar

 

 

November 7, 2019: Business Valuation: More Art Than Science

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Webinar Handouts: Business Valuation-More Art Than Science

 

 

October 3, 2019: Marketing on LinkedIn

(Click HERE to view the webinar.)

 

 

September 5, 2019: Rethinking Innovation in Montana

(Click HERE to view the webinar.)

 

 

August 1, 2019: Insurance for Small Business

(Click HERE to view the webinar.)

Webinar Handouts: Business Insurance

 

 

July 11, 2019: Basic Accounting for Successful Entrepreneurs

(Click HERE to view the webinar.)

Webinar Handouts:  Basic Accounting for Successful Entrepreneurs

 

 

June 6, 2019: How to Lock Down Your Sales Funnel

(Click HERE to view the webinar)

Webinar Handouts: Easy Sales Funnel

 

 

May 2, 2019: Creative Labor Solutions

(click HERE to view the webinar)

Webinar Handouts: Basics of Apprenticeships

 

 

April 22, 2019: Welcome to the LaunchPoint: A Pre-Business Webinar

(click HERE to view the webinar)

 

April 4, 2019: Reach Customers Online with Google

(click HERE to view the webinar)

Webinar Handouts: Reach Customers Online With Google

 

 

March 7, 2019: Finding Customers on Instagram

(click HERE to view the webinar)

Webinar Handouts: Intro to Instagram

 

 

February 7, 2019: Finding Customers on Facebook
(click HERE to view the webinar) 
Webinar Handouts: Facebook Business

 

 

January 10, 2019: Marketing Essentials: Getting Found Online

(click HERE to view the webinar)

 

 

December 6, 2018: Savvy Questions to Ask an Accountant About the New Tax Law
(click HERE to view the webinar)

 

Webinar Handouts

Sec 199A Flowchart

TCJA - Top Ten Tax Law Changes for Small Businesses

 

November 1, 2018: Strategy Sells Businesses and Buys Them Too
(click HERE to view the webinar)

 

Webinar Handouts:

Strategy Sells Businesses And It Buys Them Too

Murphy Sellsheet

 

October 4, 2018: Crowdfunding Isn't Just Free Money

(click HERE to view the webinar)

 

Webinar Handouts:

Capital Formation

 

September 6, 2018: Hire For Your Peak Season & Don't Lose Money Doing It

(click HERE to view the webinar)

 

Webinar Handouts:

Recruiting Metrics


May 3, 2018: Five Critical Customer Service Skills 

(click HERE to view the webinar)

 

Webinar Handouts: 

Five_Critcal_Customer_Service_Skills.pdf

 

Apr. 5, 2018: Keys to Hiring the Right Employee 

(click HERE to view the webinar)

 

Webinar Handouts:   

 Keys to Hiring the Right Employee.pdf

 

March 1, 2018: Introduction to Government Contracting 

(click HERE to view the webinar)

 

Webinar Handouts:   

Introduction_to_Government_Contracting.pdf

 

Feb. 1, 2018: Food Manufacturing 101: Get Rich and Don't GO TO JAIL!

(click HERE to view the webinar)

 

Webinar Handouts:

     Food_Manufacturing_101_SBDC.pdf

 

Dec. 7, 2017: Developing Your Story: A Foundation for Funding

(click HERE to view the webinar)

 

Webinar Handouts:

     Webinar_Storytelling for funding.pdf

 

Nov. 2, 2017: Employee Retention: Creating a Positive Company Culture 

(click HERE to view the webinar)

 

Webinar Handouts:

    HRPresentationButte November.pdf

 

Oct. 5, 2017: Getting Your Small Business Online 

(click HERE to view the webinar)

 

Webinar Handouts: 

   Marketing_Mix_–_G2.01.pdf

   SLIDE DECK Small Business Webinar Series - Getting Your Business Online.pdf

   ECommerceSellingGuideSBDC.pdf

 

 

Sept. 7, 2017: Understanding Credit Card Processing 

(click HERE to view the webinar)

 

Webinar Handouts:

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