2013-08-22 / Community

Free workshops planned for small U.P. businesses

Topics involve various aspects of business

L’ANSE, Mich. – Michigan State University Extension is presenting multiple small business workshops on topics including marketing, search engine optimization, mobile websites, new media, business finance, how to start a business in the state of Michigan, and other small business topics.

The various workshops are two hours in length and are held in L’Anse throughout the month of September.

The workshops are presented by MSUE business development expert, Paul J. Werner. He will cover topics on maximizing marketing dollars, constructing an effective advertisement for print or broadcast, using search engines to complement print advertisements, developing mobile website, financing small businesses, and starting a business in the state of Michigan.

There are many workshops available to small businesses owners, managers, inventors and entrepreneurs, and business clubs.

The various workshops are held in the Baraga County Administration building downtown L’Anse. Workshops are two hours in length, and typically are from 6-8 p.m. Participants are encouraged to bring their products or ideas to the workshop to receive feedback from other participants. The workshops are free to all.

There are many issues that small business owners face each day, and these workshops address different aspects of daily business issues so the business owner can make educated decisions.

“These are my most popular workshops where participants learn the ins-and-outs of making a small business successful,” Werner states.

These workshops are free and open to all. Preregistration is required to make accommodations for larger groups. Preregistration is required by calling (906) 524- 6300.

MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer, committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential.

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