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may, 2018

02may9:00 am12:00 pmSCORE: Simple Steps for Starting Your Business - Session 3: Marketing Plan - Chesapeake, VARegion:Hampton Roads - Eastern Shore

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Are you thinking about starting a business? Have you recently started your business? Do you have questions?
The Simple Steps for Starting Your Business (In-Person) Workshop is for you!
Attend this comprehensive workshop series to help you test your new business idea and get started on the right path. Join us for five three-hour sessions that help you understand the basics of:
  • The concepts involved with assessing a business idea
  • Marketing your product or service,
  • Understanding business financials and how they work
  • How to fund and finance your business
Session 3:  Marketing Plan – will be held May 2, 2018 at 9:00 AM.

How do you find potential customers? You may have created and/or developed the best product or service in the history of the planet. But, if you can’t find potential customers; if you can’t find a way to tell the marketplace what business you have and why the customer should buy from you, it will be quite difficult to generate revenue.

Session 3:  “Marketing Your Business”, will focus on:

  • Determining Your Competition
  • Creating Your Marketing Message
  • The “Elevator Pitch”! Do you have one? You will need one!
  • Marketing Strategies to Reach Customers (including Social Media)
In partnership with SCORE and the
Virginia Department of Small Business & Supplier Diversity
Hosted by Chesapeake Economic Development



(Wednesday) 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Eastern


Chesapeake Department of Economic Development

676 Independence Parkway, Suite 200


Angela Barber, Business Service Manager Hampton Roads/Eastern Shore2388 Liberty Way - Virginia Beach Purchasing Division Office, Virginia Beach, VA 23456 (by appointment only) (757) 385-4285 or (804) 201-0074,

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