Start-Up Business Advice Provided for Entrepreneurs
Thursday, April 22, 2010, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., ET
WASHINGTON – The SBA’s Web Chat will highlight assistance to entrepreneurs who want to start a business, and need to know the right strategies to have in place to achieve success. Participants can learn what it takes to start a business, where to go for information and assistance, why they need a business plan, how to get funding and the truth about the “free money” myth.
WHO: Barry McKinley, an experienced SCORE Counselor at Orange County California SCORE will host the April Web chat on “Small Business Start-Up -- Ask the Expert.” McKinley will answer questions about what first steps to take to start a business, and how and when to get a small business idea off the ground.
In addition, participants can learn about the resources available to help set up a business.
WHAT: SBA’s Web chat series, providing small business owners with an opportunity to discuss relevant business issues online with experts, industry leaders and successful entrepreneurs. Chat participants will have direct, real-time access to the Web chats via questions they submit online in advance and during the live session, with instant answers.
WHEN: April 22, 2010, 1 p.m. ET
McKinley will answer questions for one hour.
HOW: Participants can join the live Web chat by going online to www.sba.gov, and clicking “Online Business Chat.” Web chat participants may post questions before the April 22nd chat by visiting http://web.sba.gov/livemeeting/Apr10 and posting their questions online.To review archives of past Web chats, visit online at http://www.sba.gov/tools/monthlywebchat/index.html