Small Business Resources & Workshops

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Small Business Summer 2022 Workshops

Small business workshops return in person at the Camden branch of the Kershaw County Library this summer, after having been virtual for the last two years. City of Camden Main Street Manager Katharine Spadacenta will lead four workshops for small business owners and any member of the public wishing to attend. The Downtown Camden Main Street Program is a certified Google Partner.  

Workshops will be held on alternate Wednesdays in June and July, from 6:00 to 7:00 pm. All workshops are free to attend in person at the Camden Library Branch, 1304 Broad Street. 

June 8 – Getting Your Business Online - Showing up when customers are searching online is more important than ever. Ensure customers can find accurate, updated information about your local business on Google Search and Maps, and on social media. Bring a laptop to this workshop.

June 22 - Building Your Brand - When you hear the word, what do you think of? Is it just a compelling logo or tagline? How does your brand impact your business bottom-line? In this Partner Digital Series workshop hosted by Google and Canva, we'll be exploring what makes a strong brand, why it's important for your business and how to create a style guide and brand kit to build better brand consistency and attract more customers.

July 6  – Basics of Google Ads  - In this workshop you will learn how to reach more customers and grow your business with Google Ads. Create an account and set up an ad campaign during this hands on workshop. Learn how to write great ads, refine keywords, and include ad extensions, and how to measure your ad's success once it is running. Bring a laptop to this workshop.

July 20 – Use YouTube to Grow Your Business - Learn how to use YouTube and the power of video to promote your business. In this workshop, you will create a YouTube channel for your business and learn how to add videos and organize your channel. Then learn how to promote your business with video ads. Bring a laptop to this workshop.

Small Business Winter 2022 Workshops

Get Right with Google - View the recording of this workshop and download the handout.

Selling Your Business Products Online - View the recording of this workshop and download the handout.

Google Ads Basics - View the recording of this workshop and download the handout.

Customer Focused MarketingView the recording of this workshop and download the handout.

 

If you have trouble accessing a workshop or need additional resources or assistance, please contact Kat Spadacenta, Main Street program manager at kspadacenta@camdensc.org or 803-549-5648.

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Presentation materials from previous year's workshops and seminars are available below. 

Storefront Window Displays & Visual Merchandising with Randy Wilson (7/16/18)

Free Library Resources to Save Your Business Time and Money (2018)

Human Resources Law: Top 10 Tips for HR and Business Leaders (2018)

Succession Planning for Small Business Owners, with Succession Planning Toolkit (2018)