The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office is initiating a series of public sessions to share information and gather public comment regarding the implementation of the new patent legislation called 'America Invents Act' that will affect individual inventors, businesses and entrepreneurs.
Founder of Colorado Pure Essentials and lifelong entrepreneur Destiny Faithe will motivate you to start your own small business. Learn how to take your business from idea to open.
Due to circumstances beyond our control, this class has been canceled. Please see the calendar for other small business classes, or check out BizBoost: http://www.denverlibrary.org/bizboost for more help!
The Denver Public Library has amazingly sophisticated ways to help businesses and nonprofits for FREE! Want to analyze the demographic makeup of people who live within one mile of your business, church, or school? We'll show you how!
Whether you run a small retail establishment, display your wares at craft shows, or help with a school's book fair, chances are you do some merchandising and displays. Learn from an industry expert, FloraJane DiRienzo of Whole Foods, what makes for an eye-catching customer experience and thus profit for you.
Learn the key components of a proposal to a foundation, with a special focus on how to present a proposal budget effectively.
For those new to proposal writing, this class will cover:
•How the proposal fits into the overall grant seeking process
•What to include in a standard proposal to a foundation
•Tips for making each section of your proposal stronger
•A detailed analysis of the components of a project budget
•What funders expect to see in your proposal and attachments
•Tips for communicating with funders during the grant process
Kristie Lopez has been using Pinterest for over a year and manages her company's social media accounts. She will share what Pinterest is, and tips on how to use it to help propel your business to the next level.
Kristie Lopez has been using Pinterest for over a year and manages her company's social media accounts. She will share tips and tricks, including explaining the program, showing you how to make it work for you, and show you how to propel your small business to the next level, all by using Pinterest!
Learn the nitty gritty in the numbers and terminology that will become your new language for starting and running a business. Feel good knowing vital industry trends and systems of analysis when you make your first purchases and open your doors to the public! Presented by Dianne Denholm, 20-year owner of a Cherry Creek boutique, currently Executive Director and Founder of TACtile Textile Arts Center.
Is it time to follow your dream of shop ownership (brick or online)? Learn factors not typically mentioned in a business class but that are critical to your success as a store owner. Identify your strengths & weaknesses as they apply to selling, finding & displaying merchandise, your comfort with risk, and learn other skills you may not know you need! Presented by Dianne Denholm, owner of a Cherry Creek boutique for 20 years, currently Executive Director and Founder of TACtile Textile Arts Center. Look for Part 2 March 19!