A Guide for Retail Renewal

Virtual – Zoom

Virginia is reopening in Summer 2021 and retail has changed. Marc Willson of the Virginia SBDC is presenting a Guide for Retail Renewal webinar to share: Current retail trends since COVID Customer expectations of the retail experience New opportunities and challenges to maximize for success Tips for developing and executing a renewed business strategy

Managing Your WordPress Website

Virtual – Zoom

Join us and learn how to create and/or better manage your WordPress website! Are you looking for a simple, yet effective website to use for your business? WordPress might be a good option! In this workshop, we’ll cover “the basics” on creating and updating a WordPress site, including: * User management * Page creation and editing * Image and video uploads * Plugin management * Linking to social media Instructor: Cameron Nelson, Chief Digital Advisor, Virginia SBDC and CV SBDC

Future Proofing Your Business with Blockchain

Virtual – Zoom

FOMO on blockchain for your business? We’ve got you covered. We demystify blockchain in this illustrative program that includes a panel of experts to answer your questions. This session will cover: Introduction to Blockchain Blockchain vs. bitcoin - how are they different? How Blockchain can be used for Small Business Accepting cryptocurrency as a form of payment Use of smart contracts Using blockchain to raise capital Looking towards the future of Blockchain Technologies Moving towards cryptocurrency as national currency Industry Applications Safety and Privacy Concerns Panelists: Cameron Nelson, Chief Digital Advisor, Virginia SBDC and Central Virginia SBDC Beth Waller, Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Practice Chair, Woods Rogers Attorneys at Law Dr. Feras Klenk, Blockchain researcher and Adjunct Professor, University North Carolina

Fundamental Cybersecurity: Protecting your Business and Information

Virtual – Zoom

Virginia SBDC Cybersecurity Advisor, Tom Stamulis, will discuss current threats impacting small businesses and the risks that could impact the operations of your business. He will introduce fundamental cybersecurity controls, which are in alignment with the Cybersecurity Maturity Model (CMM) developed by the Department of Defense. He will provide instructions on how every small business can implement these controls using the people, processes, and technology they have in place.

Cyber Awareness Training for Your Business

Virtual

Cybersecurity awareness is essential for all businesses regardless of size. Your employees are the first line of defense in protecting your digital information and your business from hackers. This training will focus on the latest online threats such as phishing, malware, and ransomware. During this session the Virginia SBDC Cybersecurity Advisor, Tom Stamulis, will provide an overview of the latest threats along with tips that every employee can use to protect your network.

Success through e-Commerce

Virtual – Zoom

Join us if you’re interested in pivoting more of your efforts to ONLINE SALES This session will cover: The variety of websites available, the possibilities for upgrading yours to better accommodate online sales and the estimated costs to accomplish this! The various e-commerce platforms available and how to select the best based on your specific business needs. How to setup and manage your online storefront or service portal and how to use data and marketing to maximize returns.

Securing Your WordPress Website

Virtual

Creating your website with WordPress can be exciting but also overwhelming. Once you have built your site, you need to secure it. Hackers like to take advantage of inexperienced users and new websites to get access to your sensitive information. Most security breaches can be prevented if your site is up to date. Virginia SBDC Cybersecurity Advisor, Tom Stamulis, will share essential security practices and tips on how to keep your plugins up to date and your site secure.

Managing Your WordPress Website

Virtual

Join us and learn how to create and/or better manage your WordPress website! Are you looking for a simple, yet effective website to use for your business? WordPress might be a good option! In this workshop, we’ll cover “the basics” on creating and updating a WordPress site, including: User management Page creation and editing Image and video uploads Plugin management Linking to social media

Fundamental Cybersecurity: Protecting your Business and Information

Virtual

Virginia SBDC Cybersecurity Advisor, Tom Stamulis, will discuss current threats impacting small businesses and the risks that could impact the operations of your business. He will introduce fundamental cybersecurity controls, which are in alignment with the Cybersecurity Maturity Model (CMM) developed by the Department of Defense. He will provide instructions on how every small business can implement these controls using the people, processes, and technology they have in place.

Cyber Awareness Training for Your Business

Virtual – Zoom

Cybersecurity awareness is essential for all businesses regardless of size. Your employees are the first line of defense in protecting your digital information and your business from hackers. This training will focus on the latest online threats such as phishing, malware, and ransomware. During this session the Virginia SBDC Cybersecurity Advisor, Tom Stamulis, will provide an overview of the latest threats along with tips that every employee can use to protect your network.

Success through e-Commerce

Virtual

Join us if you’re interested in pivoting more of your efforts to ONLINE SALES This session will cover: The variety of websites available, the possibilities for upgrading yours to better accommodate online sales and the estimated costs to accomplish this! The various e-commerce platforms available and how to select the best based on your specific business needs. How to setup and manage your online storefront or service portal and how to use data and marketing to maximize returns. Instructor: Cameron Nelson, Chief Digital Advisor, Virginia SBDC and CV SBDC

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