Posted: 3/22/12

TAMIU-SBDC Offers Various
March Business Workshops

 The Texas A&M International University Small Business Development Center (TAMIU-SBDC) will sponsor several workshops throughout March.
The remaining workshops are scheduled:

Friday, March 23: Internet Marketing Workshop will be offered from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, classroom location will be provided with registration confirmation. This hands-on workshop spans the entire process of building a simple website from the ground up, with plenty of pointers and reference material. Alejandro Quetzeri will lead the workshop covering traditional marketing versus internet marketing; basics of internet marketing, web analytics, search engine optimization, social media and pay per click – sponsor ads.

Tuesday, March 27: Understanding Credit & Budgeting Workshop will be offered from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m., classroom location will be provided with registration confirmation. Certified business advisor Tina Rodriguez will go over the Credit Reporting Myths; Disputing Inaccuracies; Rebuilding Credit; and Debt Management. Join us for this free informative workshop.

Thursday, March 29: Getting Started in Federal Contracting will be offered from 10:00 to 1:00 p.m. at Student Center, room 120. Are you winning contracts? Making a profit? Generating positive cash flow? Our expert consultants provide support to your small business in marketing, accounting, finances, and personnel, so you can win contracts, make a profit, and generate cash flow -- all at the same time. Join us for a free informative seminar that will help your small business gain preferential access to federal procurement opportunities. Topics to be discussed include: How the TAMIU-SBDC can help your business; Steps towards becoming a Federal Contractor; Registrations and Certifications; Marketing to the Federal Government; Federal Contracting Opportunities; and Veterans Assistance and Services Program.

For more information or to register for any of these workshops, call the TAMIU-SBDC office at 956.326.2827 or e-mail: sbdc@tamiu.edu or register online at http://sbdc.tamiu.edu

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