All workshops listed below are free, hosted live, and available online. These webinars are organized and facilitated by WEDI as well as other partner organizations in Western NY's small business ecosystem.
Tuesday, December 7 from 2:00 - 3:00pm
Getting Your Business on Google Search and Google Maps
Need to figure out how to manage your business on Google Search and Maps? Work out of your home and want to hide your address? Join us to learn the importance of verifying and how to use your Google Business Profile effectively. This is a free webinar is free for local businesses who want to connect with customers on Google Search and Maps.
96% of the world’s population is outside of the U.S. Learn about the resources available to small businesses to tap into export markets and find international customers. We will go over the steps to creating an export strategy so your business has a clear path to growth. This workshop is presented in partnership with the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Wednesday, December 15 from 2:00 to 3:00pm
Creating a Digital Strategy for Export Development
Your website is the first impression you give to the world. We will discuss simple steps you can take to make your website more attractive to international customers. This workshop is presented in partnership with the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Wednesday, December 15 from 4:00 - 5:00pm
What You Need to Know About Credit Card Processing
Many people are unsure about the different credit card processing options that are available for their business, and some people are just overwhelmed by how many different options are out there. This workshop will help you understand how to decide which credit card processors are the best fit for your business. You will learn about the different gateway platforms available along with different point-of-sale products that may be suitable for you. It is important to know that you have many different options depending on your business's volumes.