Live Webinars & Recordings

The Virginia SBDC sponsors a series of webinars titled Beyond Google: Marketing and Managing on the Web series. All webinars are presented by Ray Sidney-Smith, Web Mobile Strategist, author of SoLoMo Success: Social Media, Local and Web Small Business Marketing Strategy Explained, and President of W3 Consulting, a Web, Social Mobile strategy, development and training firm helping business owners learn why and how to use Web, mobile and digital technologies for greater marketing and management impact.

Who should attend?

  • Small business owners, entrepreneurs, micropreneurs, and solopreneurs
  • Office/sales/customer service managers, marketing directors, executives and professionals
  • Administrative/executive assistants and sales/account representatives
  • Nonprofit executive directors and board members

Upcoming Webinars

G Suite for Small BusinessG Suite IconThe Powerful Office Productivity Suite by Google for Small Business

Thursday | Nov 14 | 12:15 - 1:15 pm

Google developed what is now the most powerful search engine on Earth. Its mission is to “to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful” Whether you directly use Google products or services, Google has a profound impact on almost every product or service you buy or sell. But, Google doesn’t stop there.

Google has created an ICT infrastructure for Small Business called G Suite (formerly Google Apps for Work, which was formerly Google Apps for Business) that can help your entire business be more productive, provide better customer service, develop custom software without an IT or development team, and more. With G Suite, you'll have anytime, anywhere access to Web-based tools such as your basics (email, calendar, documents and website) to so much more.

In this Webinar, we will cover:

  • the major components of G Suite
  • talk about some of the benefits and pitfalls to watch out for
  • compare offline software and its major competitors’ tools briefly, and
  • discuss where G Suite is headed in the near-future to help Small Business compete with Big Business for a fraction of the cost

 

Digital Marketing for 2020

Thursday | Dec 12 | 12:15 - 1:15 pm

Are you ready to make an impact with your marketing this upcoming year? Do you want to know what is going to be hot in 2020? Come for a preview of the hottest marketing trends of 2020, as Digital Business Strategist Ray Sidney-Smith walks you through the trends and the latest predictions for what will be happening in Small Business marketing in 2020 from leading experts! Start off your new year business planning right with some of the best strategies and tools for marketing your Small Business.

We will be available live to answer questions you have about marketing and managing your business on the Web, Mobile, Social Media, and beyond!

 

These Webinars, as part of the Beyond Google: Marketing and Managing on the Web series from Virginia SBDC, will be presented by Ray Sidney-Smith, Web & Mobile Strategist, author of SoLoMo Success: Social Media, Local and Web Small Business Marketing Strategy Explained, President of W3 Consulting, and Managing Director of W3C Web Services, providing affordable Web/WordPress hosting, domain name registration, SSL certificate, and email hosting services focused on helping Small Business market and manage on the Web.Who should attend?

  • Small business owners, entrepreneurs, micropreneurs, and solopreneurs
  • Office/sales/customer service managers, marketing directors, executives and professionals
  • Administrative/executive assistants and sales/account representatives
  • nonprofit executive directors and board members

Recorded Webinar

This is an embedded YouTube playlist of the “Google and Beyond: Marketing and Managing on the Web” series. This will display the latest Webinar archived from the series; if you want to see prior Webinars follow the instructions below.

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