Local Biz Camp - North Austin

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Texas State SBDC

1555 University Blvd

Avery Bldg, Room 256

Round Rock, TX 78665

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Join us for an afternoon of inspiration, collaboration & growth!
Local Biz Camp is a great opportunity to come together with your peers, gain practical insight into real, feet-on-the-ground growth strategies for your business and engage in powerful conversations with colleagues and local leaders. This event is for small businesses and nonprofits - We're all in this together.



WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Small business owners, nonprofit professionals, veterans and their family members interested in starting or growing a business, freelancers, entrepreneurs, real estate professionals, insurance agents, travel services, veteran-focused organizations - all are welcome.



YOUR HOST - JULIE NIEHOFF
Speaker, Author & Marketing Leader

Julie Niehoff will be your host. Julie is the former Director of Education for Constant Contact and Julie has coached more than a million small businesses and nonprofits at events like this one. She is known for her relaxed, approachable speaking style and can help anyone understand seemingly complicated technology and marketing strategies with ease. You'll leave empowered and inspired!


ON THE AGENDA
At Local Biz Camp, we talk Mindset, Marketing, Money & Management. You'll leave with access to a full collection of free and low-cost tools, templates and resources to grow your business.

FEATURED SPEAKER - MARIA DURON, GOOGLE


REACH YOUR CUSTOMERS ONLINE

Maria Elena Duron is one of Google's top speakers in the country. She will talk about ways customers can find your business online and how to promote your business using search engine optimization, smart campaigns and other no-cost and very low-cost tools.

Some of the topics we'll cover at camp:

  • How to make sure your marketing looks good on a cell phone or tablet, like an iPad
  • Important mindset shifts for better delegation, hiring strategies and management for growth
  • Ways to get more people to stop and actually read your emails & social media posts
  • Creative ways to scale your business; putting in the same amount of time but making more money
  • Making the most of the marketing budget you have today while getting even better results
  • Content curation; how to stop reinventing the wheel and build on your reputation as a leader
  • Free tools that can help you work smarter, not harder; apps and sites we love, truly not a sales pitch
  • Important mindset shifts for better delegation, hiring and management for growth
  • Creative, low-cost sources for capital to fund your business or idea



FEATURED LOCAL SUCCESS STORY
DAVID McMILLAN, BENCHMARK MORTGAGE

We'll host an interview and Q&A with David McMillan of Benchmark Mortgage to gain some insight into this path to success. We love to highlight local leaders and David's is an inspiring story. We'll talk about how he was able to build his business, how he stays connected to the local community and his steadfast committment to making the mortgage process easier for people. This will be an inspiring conversation about what it takes to grow a business and how giving back can enrich our experience in business.

Throughout the day, we'll stop to share great tips and tricks to get more done in less time, tools we use to make marketing easier and more affordable, simple ways to update your online image, easy ways to improve reach and awareness, bring in more customers or clients, get them to stay longer and spend more.

OUR ROOM ON CAMPUS

PARKING
We will be using the Paid Parking lot on campus, just to the west of the Avery building. It is the one that is a dark grey color on the map.



Parking at this facility is $5 and requires a credit or debit card, payment is made on exit. If you need assistance with this cost, please send an email to julie@localbizcamp.com and we will figure something out.

Visit Our Partners, Show Them Some Love
Small Business Administration
Texas Veterans Commission
Austin Independent Business Alliance
Texas State SBDC
America's Small Business Development Centers
Google
WizeHire
SCORE Austin
Transition Skills Training
YTexas



NOTE - VETERANS, ACTIVE DUTY & SPOUSES / FAMILY
Thanks to our partners, we have a limited number of scholarships provided by Transition Skills Training, Inc. a 501(c)3 nonprofit providing access to training and education for veterans and their families. Use promo code TXVETS10 to get a free ticket.


Local Biz Camp is presented by Skills After Service
Skills After Service provides education and training resources for veterans making the transition from active duty to the civlian workforce. We're building The Transition Hub, a state-by-state field guide to help make that transition easier. Whether they seek out education, training, a new job or want to start a business, we are focused on helping military personnel forge a path to work with purpose that truly leverages their experience and time in service to the country. We believe Local Biz Camps are a great way to bring veteran and civilian business owners together, grow a network, learn from each other, leaving empowered and inspired.
SkillsAfterService.com

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Texas State SBDC

1555 University Blvd

Avery Bldg, Room 256

Round Rock, TX 78665

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No Refunds

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