Parkland/Spanaway - Your Business -- Start Smart
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Parkland/Spanaway - Your Business -- Start Smart

Parkland/Spanaway - Your Business -- Start Smart

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Parkland/Spanaway Pierce County Library

13718 Pacific Avenue S

Tacoma, WA 98444

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Thinking about going into business for yourself?

Join a local business coach and representatives from the U.S. Small Business Administration and Pierce County Library System as they walk you through what it really takes to start and run a business. Whether you are purchasing a company, starting a new venture, or seeking a franchise award, you’ll learn whether starting a business is right for you at this time in your life and in this economic cycle.

This free workshop will help you understand:

  • How personal and business motivations effect success

  • The essential qualities of an entrepreneur

  • Differences in the startup, purchasing a business, and a franchise award

  • Different types of legal structures and why one might incorporate

  • Elements of a good business plan

  • Free resources for market and business research

  • Pros and cons of different financing options available

  • Local resources to help you to the next stage of business ownership


The Start Smart series aimed at helping businesses start and grow successfully.

The following is a full list of dates, locations and topics for 2017:

Wednesday, January 24 – Gig Harbor | Your Business – Start Smart

Thursday, February 2 – South Hill | Your Business – Start Smart

Wednesday, March 15 – Lakewood | Your Business – Start Smart

Tuesday, April 17 – University Place | Your Business – Start Smart

Wednesday, May 24 – Parkland/Spanaway | Your Business – Finance Smart

Wednesday, June 14 – Sumner | Your Business – Start Smart

Tuesday, September 12 – Gig Harbor | Your Business – Sell Online Smart

Thursday, October 5 – South Hill | Your Home Based Business – Start Smart – registration coming soon

Tuesday, November 21 – University Place | Your Business – Market Smart

Tuesday, December 5 – Parkland/Spanaway | Your Business – Start Smart


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13718 Pacific Avenue S

Tacoma, WA 98444

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