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Helping Your Business Start, Grow and Succeed

Our ever-expanding pre-recorded webinar series provides a great selection of expert insights to help you with your business. 

To view On-Demand videos, please follow the instructions to register for free access. To learn about upcoming workshops, webinars and videos, visit our Calendar and sign up for our newsletter

On-Demand: E-Commerce

This interactive webinar covers the e-commerce basics that you need to sell successfully online, including:

Self-hosted Websites vs. E-commerce platforms
Security & privacy require...

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Get Your Local Business on Google Search and Maps

In this workshop, you will learn how to create and manage a Google business profile from start to finish.


In this session we’ll show you how to:

  • Create or claim your Bu...
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WEBINAR: Managing Your Small Business through the Pandemic Feb. 10

SBDC director, Kelly Bearden will provide updates on a variety of government pandemic relief programs with a focus on the Paycheck Protection Program [PPP2] first-time and second-round applicants....

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Labor Law Fundamentals for Restaurants Feb. 19, 2021

Labor law and a variety of issues faced by restaurants during the pandemic and after reopening are among the topics in this month's webinar presented by the Kern County Black & Hispanic Chamber...

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Coffee and Conversation w/ Cara Crye from Farm Supply Co.

(September 2020) Cara Cyre, CEO of Farm Supply, will join us this month to discuss her twenty-four year journey with the local farmer-owned cooperative. Cara began working for Farm Supply as a Cal...

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Coffee and Conversation w/ Sandra Dickerson

(June 2020) Sandra will share her experience as the CEO of a professional services firm over the past 30+ years. Owning, managing, and serving as HR Director for an HR services firm, Sandra has a u...

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California Labor Law Mid-Year Update

Federal and State legislative changes, regulations, and guidelines that will impact small business owners.

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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and a Grant with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the California SBDC closest to you.