Resource Partner Event
Sep 17
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Simple Steps for Starting Your Business - Three Depth Workshops Part 1

Business Planning

September 17, 2014 | 7:00 pm EDT - 8:30 pm EDT

Location Name:
Pottstown Regional Public Library

500 East High Street, Pottstown, PA,19464

Pottstown SCORE


Part 1 - Using ReferenceUSA to Learn about your Customers & Competitors - This workshop is a hands on workshop on how to use the Reference USA residential and business database. ReferenceUSA is a database providing access to information on over 25 million businesses and 262 million consumers. Business listings include such data as company names, phone numbers, complete addresses, and key executive names, SIC Codes, employee size, sales volume, geo-codes for mapping, contact details, franchise and brand information, news, liens, judgements and bankruptcies, and credit rating scores. US residenctial listings also contain recent census information, including medial household income, medial home value, latitude/longitude, and percentage of owner-occupied housing. The database is continusouly updated. Access to this database is free through the Pottstown Regional Library. This session is limited to 12 persons. The fee for this workshop is $20 per person Bring a Tablet or Laptop Computer in order to participate in the hands on exercises. Topics covered: A libary card - Your Best No-Cost Investment. Free Access to ReferenceUSA with your library card. Valuable Print Resources to Borrow or Purchase. These workshops are conducted in the evenings from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm except using ReferenceUSA workshop which will conclude by 8:30 pm. Fees: There is a fee for each workshop. Additionally there is 50% off the workshop fee for each additional person from a single business venture. All fees are non refundable. Make checks to Pottstown SCORE. Pre-registration is required. See below for registering. Doors open at 6:45 pm