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BCC Small Business Center announces upcoming opportunities

The Bladen Community College Small Business Center offers free seminars, counseling, assistance, resources, and networking opportunities for small business owners and prospective entrepreneurs. Todd Lyden, director of the center announced upcoming opportunities for entrepreneurs.

Legal Liability of Starting a Business (online)

August 21th WED 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM 
There are a multitude of legal issues to think about when it comes to starting your business. Everything from your business name to its structure to its operation has legal implications. Join us for a webinar with an attorney who specializes in helping businesses start.
This will be a live webinar presented through Zoom. 
Meeting and access information for this webinar will be available upon registration.
Register online:

Making Sales on ETSY
August 22nd Thu 6-8 PM 
· Have you ever wished you could sell the things you make online?
· Looking for a way to market to a specific group of people (who don’t live here?)
· Do you have a lots of materials that can be used to make other things?
· Tried Ebay and gave up on it?

This seminar is an orientation to, a world online marketplace with MILLIONS of sellers (and MILLIONS of buyers!) Our presenter will talk about: what worked and didn’t work for him when he started on Etsy, why you should consider selling on Etsy, and how it should be part of your overall marketing strategy.
Location: Bladen County Public Library 111 N Cypress St Elizabethtown, NC 28337

Register online:

Ten Tips for Small Business on Facebook and Twitter
August 27th Tue Facebook @ 6:30PM  Twitter @ 7:45PM
Location: Bladen Community College, Building 2, Room 202

Get the latest ideas and trends for maximizing your Facebook business page for your small business

Register for Facebook:
Register for Twitter:

One-on-One Business Counseling-
FREE Confidential coaching for business and entrepreneurs on site!
Take advantage of a sounding board for your existing business or learn how you can start a business in your area not far from home

This month was moved from TODAY to August 28th in Clarkton

8/28  W Bladen County Public Library- Clarkton 1:00-3:00 PM
9/11 W Bladen County Public Library- Bladenboro 1:00-3:00 PM
10/24 W Bladen County Public Library- Clarkton 1:00-3:00 PM
11/13 W Bladen County Public Library- Bladenboro 1:00-3:00 PM
12/11 W Bladen County Public Library- Clarkton 1:00 – 3:00 PM


For more information contact Lyden at 910.872.0018
or or stop by his office is located at 207 E Broad St. Elizabethtown, NC in the Small Business Incubator.

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