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Small Business Week Free Speaker Series for Home Based Businesses

For Small Business Week, October 16-20, The Corner Coworking has organized a series of free information sessions presented by local experts that will get you out of the house, networking with other home-based business people, and give you valuable business training tailored to your unique business model.

Come to every session or just the ones that interest you. Each session will run from noon until 1 pm. Feel free to bring your lunch or just your appetite to learn.

Coffee, tea, and/or cold beverages will be provided.

Monday, October 16 – BUSINESS STRUCTURES & LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS – Brent Robinson is a Commercial Dispute Resolution Lawyer and Town of Okotoks Councillor who will give you some basic information and considerations on what type of business structure you may want to use when starting a business. What are the costs and risks associated with different structures? Are there any legal implications and risks that come from running your business from home?

Tuesday, October 17 – MENTAL HEALTH STRATEGIES FOR WORK-FROM-HOME ENTREPRENEURS -Allegra Taylor is a Therapist and Founder/Clinic Director for Kindred Roots Therapy Inc. Having only recently moved her business out of her home office and into a commercial space, Allegra will introduce some strategies to protect your mental health while working from home and stepping onto the entrepreneurial treadmill.

Wednesday, October 18 – MARKETING YOUR HOME-BASED BUSINESS Alandra Corrigan from Influence Solutions has built a successful online creative and administrative consultancy from her home in High River. Her business has grown primarily through reputation and effective use of social media marketing. In this hour, Alandra will offer insights, tips, and tricks on each social media platform and the best ways to market your home-based business.

Thursday, October 19 – BOOKKEEPING BASICS & QUICKBOOKS CAPABILITY – Whether you’d like to manage your own bookkeeping or just learn enough to give your bookkeeper what they need to keep costs down, Angela Barber from Black & White Bookkeeping will be here to give you the basics on bookkeeping for your small business. She’ll also introduce you to software tools and apps that can simplify bookkeeping so you can focus on your business.

Space is limited. Register today.