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Center hosts business workshops

By Staff | Mar 12, 2015

KAHULUI – The County of Maui Mayor’s Office of Economic Development holds workshops at the Maui County Business Resource Center in Maui Mall across from Pizza Hut in Suite B-9.

Seating for all workshops is limited, and all workshops are subject to change or cancellation.

To reserve a seat, call the Maui County Business Resource Center at 873-8247. Workshops are free unless otherwise noted.

“Marketing Success in the Busy ‘Click-Click’ Mobile World” with instructor McKenna Hallett will be held on Tuesday, March 17, from noon to 1:30 p.m. What are you doing in the digital world to remain visible and seen by your clients or potential clients? When you finally get their attention, are you creating engaging pages with strong content to keep them on your website? Are your e-mails hitting the mark? This 90-minute seminar will help you create e-mails and web pages that keep people lingering and learning. Come learn the newest tools – especially the new rules for successful digital marketing to mobile devices – from speaker, blogger, author and “Word Nerd” Hallett of My Golden Words. Bonus materials will be distributed at the event, which will conclude with a Q&A session.

“Blogging Basics 101 – For Beginners” with instructor Nicole Fisher will be held on Wednesday, March 18, from noon to 1:15 p.m., followed by Q&A until 1:30 p.m. Do you need a blog? If so, how do you start? In this workshop, Fisher will go over the differences between WordPress and blogger, how to choose a platform, and most importantly, what kind of strategies and tactics should be used for success. She will also give examples of successful blogs.

“Quickbooks for Small Business: Hands-on Computer Training for Beginners” with CPA Richard Kehoe will be held on Thursday, March 26, from 5 to 8 p.m. The fee is $45.

Learn to set up your company’s QuickBooks in a small class setting with personalized tutoring. This class for new users will teach you how to record sales, receive payments, prepare invoices and balance your checkbook. Get customized answers and schedule a follow-up appointment at no cost to discuss your solutions.