Business & Career Library

Business & Career Library Events

All Brooklyn Public Library locations will be closed Saturday, September 5 through Monday, September 7, 2015 for Labor Day Weekend.

Minority and Women Business Owners SeminarPLEASE NOTE!

The following listings are listed by date - please scroll down to find programs farther in the future. Events, programs and services take place at both the Business & Career Library, 280 Cadman Plaza and Central Library, 10 Grand Army Plaza. Please check listings for times and places for business and career programs.

  • Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Counselor
    Friday, September 4, 2015 10:00 am
    Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

    Meet with a SCORE counselor to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. SCORE is an SBA organization. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE mentor, please visithttps://newyorkcity.score.org/ and click the big green box on the upper right of the page to "Request a Meeting." This is a Business & Career Library service.

  • Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Counselor
    Tuesday, September 8, 2015 5:00 pm
    Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

    Meet with a SCORE counselor to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. SCORE is an SBA organization. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE mentor, please visithttps://newyorkcity.score.org/ and click the big green box on the upper right of the page to "Request a Meeting." This is a Business & Career Library service.

  • Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Counselor
    Wednesday, September 9, 2015 10:00 am
    Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

    Meet with a SCORE counselor to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. SCORE is an SBA organization. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE mentor, please visithttps://newyorkcity.score.org/ and click the big green box on the upper right of the page to "Request a Meeting." This is a Business & Career Library service.

  • Resume Editing Help
    Wednesday, September 9, 2015 5:00 pm
    Central Library, Info Commons, Room 6

    Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you.

    This is a one-on-one service; first come, first served. This is a Business & Career Library program.

  • Free One-on-One Financial Counseling
    Thursday, September 10, 2015 12:00 pm
    Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

    Take a step toward financial stability--make a confidential appointment with a counselor from Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation's Financial Empowerment Center. A counselor can advise you on budgeting and money management, establishing and improving credit ratings, analyzing your credit report, finding affordable banking services, financial planning, and reducing debt. Counseling is available in English and Spanish. 

    This is a Business & Career Library service. Please call Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration at 718.636.6994 for an appointment. 

  • Marketing with Ninja Outreach
    Thursday, September 10, 2015 6:00 pm
    Central Library, Dweck Center

    As marketing becomes automated along with everything else in our world, tools like Ninja Outreach allow you to efficiently reach many bloggers and other influencers with your content. For years people have researched influencers, collecting valuable data and contact information, emailing, tweeting, building out client reports and using a dozen different tools to do so. Learn how to utilize this all in one tool to reach prospective clients. *Please call 718.797.0187 to register for this program. This is a Business & Career Library event.

  • Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Counselor
    Friday, September 11, 2015 10:00 am
    Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

    Meet with a SCORE counselor to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. SCORE is an SBA organization. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE mentor, please visithttps://newyorkcity.score.org/ and click the big green box on the upper right of the page to "Request a Meeting." This is a Business & Career Library service.

  • Free One-on-One Financial Counseling
    Saturday, September 12, 2015 10:00 am
    Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

    Take a step toward financial stability--make a confidential appointment with a counselor from Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation's Financial Empowerment Center. A counselor can advise you on budgeting and money management, establishing and improving credit ratings, analyzing your credit report, finding affordable banking services, financial planning, and reducing debt. Counseling is available in English and Spanish. 

    This is a Business & Career Library service. Please call Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration at 718.636.6994 for an appointment. 

  • Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Counselor
    Monday, September 14, 2015 10:00 am
    Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

    Meet with a SCORE counselor to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. SCORE is an SBA organization. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE mentor, please visithttps://newyorkcity.score.org/ and click the big green box on the upper right of the page to "Request a Meeting." This is a Business & Career Library service.

  • Resume Editing Help
    Monday, September 14, 2015 5:00 pm
    Central Library, Info Commons, Room 6

    Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you.

    This is a one-on-one service; first come, first served. This is a Business & Career Library program.

  • Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Counselor
    Tuesday, September 15, 2015 5:00 pm
    Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

    Meet with a SCORE counselor to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. SCORE is an SBA organization. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE mentor, please visithttps://newyorkcity.score.org/ and click the big green box on the upper right of the page to "Request a Meeting." This is a Business & Career Library service.

  • Avanse medya sosyal / Advanced Social Media (Haitian Creole)
    Tuesday, September 15, 2015 6:00 pm
    Canarsie Library

    Medya Sosyal Avanse ak Estrateji Komès Elektwonik

    Bon, ou gen yon kay pèmanan sou entènèt, ak kèk zanmi tou. Sa pou fè kounye a?

    Si ou konsidere tèt ou kòm yon pwopriyetè biznis ki entèlijan anpil sou plan dijital, ou pètèt devlope yon sitwèb pou biznis ou, epi w ap travay pou devlope odyans medyal sosyal ou. Etap sa yo se bon jan etap pou kontwole prezans jeneral ou sou entènèt. Men, gen lòt zouti siplemantè sou entènèt ki kapab ede ou grandi ak ogmante biznis ou sou entènèt. Kou sa a pral analize fason zouti avanse sou entènèt, tankou platfòm komès elektwonik, reklam sou entènèt, ak pwodui jesyon kontni, kapab ede amelyore kominikasyon avèk baz kliyantèl ou, epi pou pi byen jwenn nouvo kliyan yo.

    W ap aprann:
    • Eksplikasyon jeneral estrateji ak teknik pou rezo sosyal espesyalyo
    • Zouti jesyon kontni ak pwodui enpòtan yo
    • Komès Elektwonik (pwodui ak sa ki pou/sa ki kont)
    • Peman dijital/mobil
    • Reklam sou entènèt
    • Fason pou amelyore rezo sosyal primè/prefere biznis ou

    Advanced Social Media & E-commerce Strategies

    Great, so you have a permanent home on the internet, and some “friends” as well. Now what?

    If you consider yourself a pretty digitally savvy business owner, you’ve probably built a website for your business, and are working to grow your social media audience. These are great first steps in managing your overall web presence. However, there are additional web tools that can help you expand and scale your business online. This course will explore ways that advanced online tools, such as e-commerce platforms, online advertising, and content management products, can help enhance interactions with your customer-base, and better reach new consumers.

    You will learn about:

    •In-depth explanation of strategies and techniques for specific social networks
    •Content management tools and key products
    •E-Commerce (products and pros/cons)
    •Digital/mobile payments
    •Online advertising
    •How to enhance your business’s primary/preferred social network

    This is a Business & Career Library program

    Immigrant Business Initiative

  • Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Counselor
    Wednesday, September 16, 2015 10:00 am
    Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

    Meet with a SCORE counselor to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. SCORE is an SBA organization. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE mentor, please visithttps://newyorkcity.score.org/ and click the big green box on the upper right of the page to "Request a Meeting." This is a Business & Career Library service.

  • Upgrade Your Workplace Skills with Metrix Learning & lynda.com
    Wednesday, September 16, 2015 2:00 pm
    Central Library, Info Commons Lab

    Are you looking to improve your skills to make yourself more attractive to employers in your job search? Come to find out more about Brooklyn Public Library’s online learning platforms, which allow you to take skill-building classes in many subjects without paying hundreds of dollars. These include:

    Metrix Learning System, a site that lets you rate your skills and choose courses to build your skills in the job market

    lynda.com, a site with educational videos focused on technology and business skills

    Attendance at an information session is required to gain a license to use the Metrix Learning System. Basic Internet skills and a BPL library card are required for all learning platforms. The Business & Career Library is presenting this program.

    Registration is required for this program.

  • Resume Editing Help
    Wednesday, September 16, 2015 5:00 pm
    Central Library, Info Commons, Room 6

    Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you.

    This is a one-on-one service; first come, first served. This is a Business & Career Library program.

  • 獨立創業的 10 個步驟 /10 Steps to Starting Your Own Business (Chinese)
    Wednesday, September 16, 2015 6:00 pm
    New Utrecht Library

    瞭解獨立創業所需具備的條件!

    本課程提供基本步驟概觀,讓您瞭解在創立公司時所需執行的步驟,以及紐約市企業解決方案如何引導您執行每個步驟。您將瞭解:
    • 如何進行業務規劃
    • 如何決定法律架構
    • 如何安排簿記
    • 如何取得許可證及授權
    • 如何獲得資金

    Learn what it takes to start your own business!

    This course provides a basic overview of the steps you’ll need to take to start a business and how NYC Business Solutions can guide you through each step along the way.

    You will learn about:

    • How to develop a business plan
    • How to determine your legal structure
    • How to set up your bookkeeping
    • How to get permits and licenses
    • How to obtain financing
     
    This is Business & Career Library program.

    Immigrant Business Initiative

  • How To Market Your Business
    Thursday, September 17, 2015 10:00 am
    Central Library, Trustees' Room

    Small businesses and startups generally don’t have the luxury of outsourcing their marketing needs to professionals. However, there are a handful of marketing practices available to entrepreneurs that don’t require them to burn through valuable resources. Learn the tips and techniques from an SBA specialist. This is a Business & Career Library program.

    Please RSVP at 212 -264-9487 or newyorkdo@sba.gov

  • Free One-on-One Financial Counseling
    Thursday, September 17, 2015 12:00 pm
    Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

    Take a step toward financial stability--make a confidential appointment with a counselor from Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation's Financial Empowerment Center. A counselor can advise you on budgeting and money management, establishing and improving credit ratings, analyzing your credit report, finding affordable banking services, financial planning, and reducing debt. Counseling is available in English and Spanish. 

    This is a Business & Career Library service. Please call Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration at 718.636.6994 for an appointment. 

  • Bases de las Redes Sociales / Social Media Fundamentals (Spanish)
    Thursday, September 17, 2015 5:30 pm
    Sunset Park Library

    Bases de las Redes Sociales

    ¡Conozca los componentes claves para la construcción de una presencia de su negocio en línea!

    Este curso le enseñará cómo desarrollar y manejar una efectiva estrategia en línea utilizando las tecnologías de la web y las redes sociales. Total de horas del curso: 1 sesión, 3 horas.

    Usted aprenderá acerca de:

    •Los beneficios y habilidades necesarias para construir un sitio
    web de una empresa
    •A comprender las bases de las redes sociales
    •El aprovechamiento de las plataformas de las redes sociales para construir una marca digital que complemente su marca física
    •La utilización de herramientas digitales, como el comercio electrónico y la publicidad en línea, para ampliar el alcance de su negocio
    •El acceso a los documentos del Paquete de herramientas digitales para pequeños negocios (Small Business Digital Toolkit) de la Biblioteca de negocios (Business Library)

    Social Media Fundamentals

    Learn about the key components of building an online presence for your business!

    This course will teach you how to develop and manage an effective online strategy using web technologies and social media. Total course hours: 1 session, 3 hours.

    You will learn about:

    •The benefits and skills needed to build a company website
    •Understanding the fundamentals of social media
    •Leveraging social media platforms to build a digital brand that complements your physical brand
    •Using digital tools, like e-commerce and online advertising, to amplify your business’s reach
    •Accessing the Small Business Digital Toolkit documents in the Business Library

    This is a Business & Career Library program

    Immigrant Business Initiative

  • Free One-on-One Financial Counseling
    Saturday, September 19, 2015 10:00 am
    Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

    Take a step toward financial stability--make a confidential appointment with a counselor from Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation's Financial Empowerment Center. A counselor can advise you on budgeting and money management, establishing and improving credit ratings, analyzing your credit report, finding affordable banking services, financial planning, and reducing debt. Counseling is available in English and Spanish. 

    This is a Business & Career Library service. Please call Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration at 718.636.6994 for an appointment. 

  • مخيم التدريب على إدارة المطاعم / Restaurant Management Bootcamp (Arabic)
    Saturday, September 19, 2015 2:45 pm
    Bay Ridge Library

    مخيم التدريب على إدارة المطاعم

    تعلم القوانين واللوائح السارية على إدارة مطعم في مدينة نيويورك!


    لإدارة مطعم ناجح، يجب عليك معرفة كيفية إدارة موظفيك والتكاليف بالإضافة إلى معرفة التراخيص التي قد تحتاج إليها .ستساعدك هذه الدورة في فهم جميع المتطلبات الأساسية لإنشاء وإدارة عملك .إجمالي ساعات


    ستتعلم ما يلي

    كيفية تجنب الغرامات الكبيرة عن طريق معرفة القوانين الخاصة بالحد الأدنى للأجور وساعات العمل الإضافية مقابل نوبات العمل والأزياء الموحدة وتعويضات العمال والتمييز والصحة والتطهير والمشكلات الأخرى الشائعة

    كيفية إدارة الموظفين بشكل أكثر فعالية وتأثير

    ما ينبغي معرفته للتقديم لعمل التصريحات والتراخيص بشكل صحيح

    كيفية استخدام نظام معلومات ترخيص على الإنترنت جديد، Business Express

     

    Restaurant Management Bootcamp

    Learn the laws and regulations of running a restaurant in NYC!


    To run a successful restaurant you must know how to manage your employees and expenses, as well as which licenses you may need. This course will help you understand all of the basic requirements to get your business up and running.

    You will learn about:

    • How to avoid large fines by knowing the laws regarding minimum wage, overtime vs. shift pay, uniforms, worker’s compensation, discrimination, health and sanitation, and other common issues
    • How to manage your employees more efficiently and effectively
    • What to know to apply for right licenses and permits correctly
    • How to use a new online license information system, Business Express

    This is a Business & Career Library program

    Immigrant Business Initiative

  • Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Counselor
    Monday, September 21, 2015 10:00 am
    Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

    Meet with a SCORE counselor to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. SCORE is an SBA organization. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE mentor, please visithttps://newyorkcity.score.org/ and click the big green box on the upper right of the page to "Request a Meeting." This is a Business & Career Library service.

  • Resume Editing Help
    Monday, September 21, 2015 5:00 pm
    Central Library, Info Commons, Room 6

    Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you.

    This is a one-on-one service; first come, first served. This is a Business & Career Library program.

  • Upgrade Your Workplace Skills with Metrix Learning & lynda.com
    Tuesday, September 22, 2015 2:00 pm
    Macon Library

    Are you looking to improve your skills to make yourself more attractive to employers in your job search? Come to find out more about Brooklyn Public Library’s online learning platforms, which allow you to take skill-building classes in many subjects without paying hundreds of dollars. These include:

    Metrix Learning System, a site that lets you rate your skills and choose courses to build your skills in the job market

    lynda.com, a site with educational videos focused on technology and business skills

    Attendance at an information session is required to gain a license to use the Metrix Learning System. Basic Internet skills and a BPL library card are required for all learning platforms. The Business & Career Library is presenting this program.

    Registration is required for this program.

  • Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Counselor
    Tuesday, September 22, 2015 5:00 pm
    Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

    Meet with a SCORE counselor to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. SCORE is an SBA organization. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE mentor, please visithttps://newyorkcity.score.org/ and click the big green box on the upper right of the page to "Request a Meeting." This is a Business & Career Library service.

  • Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Counselor
    Wednesday, September 23, 2015 10:00 am
    Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

    Meet with a SCORE counselor to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. SCORE is an SBA organization. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE mentor, please visithttps://newyorkcity.score.org/ and click the big green box on the upper right of the page to "Request a Meeting." This is a Business & Career Library service.

  • Interviewing Basics
    Wednesday, September 23, 2015 2:00 pm
    Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

    Be better prepared for your next job interview! Learn about the different styles of interviewing questions, as well as strategies for answering frequently asked questions. This is a Business & Career Library program.

     

  • Upgrade Your Workplace Skills with Metrix Learning & lynda.com
    Wednesday, September 23, 2015 3:00 pm
    Washington Irving Library

    Are you looking to improve your skills to make yourself more attractive to employers in your job search? Come to find out more about Brooklyn Public Library’s online learning platforms, which allow you to take skill-building classes in many subjects without paying hundreds of dollars. These include:

    • Metrix Learning System, a site that lets you rate your skills and choose courses to build your skills in the job market
    • lynda.com, a site with educational videos focused on technology and business skills

    Attendance at an information session is required to gain a license to use the Metrix Learning System. Basic Internet skills and a BPL library card are required for all learning platforms. The Business & Career Library is presenting this program.

    Registration is required for this program.

  • Resume Editing Help
    Wednesday, September 23, 2015 5:00 pm
    Central Library, Info Commons, Room 6

    Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you.

    This is a one-on-one service; first come, first served. This is a Business & Career Library program.

  • Free One-on-One Financial Counseling
    Thursday, September 24, 2015 12:00 pm
    Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

    Take a step toward financial stability--make a confidential appointment with a counselor from Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation's Financial Empowerment Center. A counselor can advise you on budgeting and money management, establishing and improving credit ratings, analyzing your credit report, finding affordable banking services, financial planning, and reducing debt. Counseling is available in English and Spanish. 

    This is a Business & Career Library service. Please call Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration at 718.636.6994 for an appointment. 

  • Free One-on-One Financial Counseling
    Saturday, September 26, 2015 10:00 am
    Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

    Take a step toward financial stability--make a confidential appointment with a counselor from Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation's Financial Empowerment Center. A counselor can advise you on budgeting and money management, establishing and improving credit ratings, analyzing your credit report, finding affordable banking services, financial planning, and reducing debt. Counseling is available in English and Spanish. 

    This is a Business & Career Library service. Please call Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration at 718.636.6994 for an appointment. 

  • Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Counselor
    Monday, September 28, 2015 10:00 am
    Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

    Meet with a SCORE counselor to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. SCORE is an SBA organization. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE mentor, please visithttps://newyorkcity.score.org/ and click the big green box on the upper right of the page to "Request a Meeting." This is a Business & Career Library service.

  • Resume Editing Help
    Monday, September 28, 2015 5:00 pm
    Central Library, Info Commons, Room 6

    Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you.

    This is a one-on-one service; first come, first served. This is a Business & Career Library program.

  • Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Counselor
    Tuesday, September 29, 2015 5:00 pm
    Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

    Meet with a SCORE counselor to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. SCORE is an SBA organization. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE mentor, please visithttps://newyorkcity.score.org/ and click the big green box on the upper right of the page to "Request a Meeting." This is a Business & Career Library service.

  • Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Counselor
    Wednesday, September 30, 2015 10:00 am
    Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

    Meet with a SCORE counselor to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. SCORE is an SBA organization. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE mentor, please visithttps://newyorkcity.score.org/ and click the big green box on the upper right of the page to "Request a Meeting." This is a Business & Career Library service.

  • Resume Editing Help
    Wednesday, September 30, 2015 5:00 pm
    Central Library, Info Commons, Room 6

    Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you.

    This is a one-on-one service; first come, first served. This is a Business & Career Library program.

  • Presenting Your Business Plan
    Wednesday, September 30, 2015 6:00 pm
    Central Library, Info Commons Lab

    Whether making a pitch to potential investors or business plan judges, this workshop will help you organize and deliver your business proposal to score results. Fort Greene SNAP’s Henrietta Koffi and BOC Network’s Amy Feldman, will share tips on how to create an effective slideshow and a winning presentation. This is a Business & Career Library Program.

    Please register at bklynlib.org/business or call 718.623.7000 and select option 4.

    Please register at bklynlib.org/business or call 718.623.7000 and select option 4.

    Info-Commons

     

  • Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Counselor
    Monday, October 5, 2015 10:00 am
    Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

    Meet with a SCORE counselor to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. SCORE is an SBA organization. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE mentor, please visithttps://newyorkcity.score.org/ and click the big green box on the upper right of the page to "Request a Meeting." This is a Business & Career Library service.

  • Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Counselor
    Tuesday, October 6, 2015 5:00 pm
    Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

    Meet with a SCORE counselor to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. SCORE is an SBA organization. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE mentor, please visithttps://newyorkcity.score.org/ and click the big green box on the upper right of the page to "Request a Meeting." This is a Business & Career Library service.

  • Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Counselor
    Wednesday, October 7, 2015 10:00 am
    Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

    Meet with a SCORE counselor to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. SCORE is an SBA organization. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE mentor, please visithttps://newyorkcity.score.org/ and click the big green box on the upper right of the page to "Request a Meeting." This is a Business & Career Library service.

  • Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Counselor
    Tuesday, October 13, 2015 5:00 pm
    Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

    Meet with a SCORE counselor to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. SCORE is an SBA organization. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE mentor, please visithttps://newyorkcity.score.org/ and click the big green box on the upper right of the page to "Request a Meeting." This is a Business & Career Library service.

  • Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Counselor
    Wednesday, October 14, 2015 10:00 am
    Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

    Meet with a SCORE counselor to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. SCORE is an SBA organization. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE mentor, please visithttps://newyorkcity.score.org/ and click the big green box on the upper right of the page to "Request a Meeting." This is a Business & Career Library service.

  • 網站基礎 / Website Fundamentals (Chinese)
    Wednesday, October 14, 2015 6:00 pm
    New Utrecht Library

    網站基礎

    在全球資訊網打響您公司的知名度

    網站是向顧客推廣您的產品和服務的一條捷徑。您將在此高強度、快節奏的課程中學習一些基本資訊,瞭解如何開發最適合您公司需求的網站。我們將逐步教導您如何使用網站來建立您的個人品牌,及銷售您的產品和服務。您也會瞭解建立及經營網站的各種步驟。您將在研習本課程後充滿自信,並準備好採取行動建立您自己的公司網站。

    您將瞭解:

    • 網站對您公司的重要性
    • 雇用他人建立網站與自行建立網站之差異
    • 網域名稱註冊程式
    • 選擇網路託管公司
    • 用來維護和追蹤網站活動的工具

    Website Fundamentals

    Make your business known on the World Wide Web!

    Websites are a great way to inform customers about your products and services. In this high-energy, fast-moving course, you’ll learn basic information needed to develop a website that best suits your business needs. We’ll guide you through how to use your website to build your brand and sell your products and services. You’ll also hear about the various steps involved with getting your website up and running. You’ll leave this course feeling energized, and prepared to take action on creating your business’ website.

    You will learn about:

    • The importance of website for your business
    • The difference between hiring and creating a website on your own
    • The domain name registration process
    • The selecting a web hosting company
    • The tools for maintain and tracking your website activity 

    This is a Business & Career Library program

    Immigrant Business Initiative

  • Estrategias Avanzadas de Redes Sociales y Comercio Electrónico / Advance Social Media (Spanish)
    Thursday, October 15, 2015 5:30 pm
    Sunset Park Library

    Estrategias Avanzadas de Redes Sociales y Comercio Electrónico

    Grandioso; así que ya tiene un lugar permanente en la Internet, y algunos “amigos” también. ¿Y ahora qué?

    Si se considera a sí mismo como un propietario de negocio bastante inteligente en temas digitales, probablemente ya construyó un sitio web para su negocio y está trabajando para hacer crecer su audiencia en redes sociales. Estos son los grandes primeros pasos en el manejo de su presencia total en la web. No obstante, existen herramientas adicionales de la web que pueden ayudarle a expandir y hacer crecer su negocio en línea. Este curso explorará las maneras en las que herramientas avanzadas en línea, tales como las plataformas de comercio electrónico, la publicidad en línea y los productos de manejo de contenidos, pueden ayudar a mejorar las interacciones con su base de clientes, y llegar de una mejor manera a nuevos consumidores.

    Usted aprenderá acerca de:

    •Una explicación a profundidad de estrategias y técnicas para redes sociales específicas
    •Las herramientas de manejo de contenidos y productos clave
    •Comercio electrónico (productos y pros/contras)
    •Pagos digitales/móviles
    •Publicidad en línea
    •Cómo mejorar las redes sociales principales/preferidas de su negocio

    Advanced Social Media & E-commerce Strategies

    Great, so you have a permanent home on the internet, and some “friends” as well. Now what?

    If you consider yourself a pretty digitally savvy business owner, you’ve probably built a website for your business, and are working to grow your social media audience. These are great first steps in managing your overall web presence. However, there are additional web tools that can help you expand and scale your business online. This course will explore ways that advanced online tools, such as e-commerce platforms, online advertising, and content management products, can help enhance interactions with your customer-base, and better reach new consumers.

    You will learn about:

    •In-depth explanation of strategies and techniques for specific social networks
    •Content management tools and key products
    •E-Commerce (products and pros/cons)
    •Digital/mobile payments
    •Online advertising
    •How to enhance your business’s primary/preferred social network

    This is a Business & Career Library program

    Immigrant Business Initiative

  • دفع وسائل الاعلام الاجتماعية / Advanced Social Media (Arabic)
    Saturday, October 17, 2015 2:45 pm
    Bay Ridge Library

    الاستراتيجيات المتقدمة لوسائط التواصل الاجتماعي والتجارة الإلكترونية

    رائع، إذًا، فالآن لديك مقر دائم على شبكة الإنترنت، بالإضافة إلى بعض "الأصدقاء "أيضًا .والآن ماذا تفعل؟

    إذا كنت تعتبر نفسك صاحب عمل على دراية كبيرة بالقدرات الرقمية، فإنك في الأغلب قد أنشأت موقعًا إلكترونيًا لعملك، وتعمل على توسيع نطاق متابعيك على وسائط التواصل الاجتماعي .وتعتبر تلك الخطوات الأولية رائعة لإدارة وجودك العام على شبكة الإنترنت .مع ذلك، هناك أدوات إضافية لشبكة الإنترنت يمكن أن تساعدك في توسيع حجم عملك على الإنترنت وزيادة نطاقه .ستستطلع هذه الدروة الطرق التي يمكن أن تساعد فيها أدوات الإنترنت المتطورة، مثل برامج التجارة الإلكترونية والإعلان على الإنترنت ومنتجات إدارة المحتوى، في تعزيز التعاملات مع عملائك والوصول إلى عملاء جدد بشكل أفضل.

    ستتعلم ما يلي:

    شرح متعمق لاستراتيجيات وأساليب شبكات تواصل اجتماعي معينة
    أدوات إدارة المحتوى والمنتجات الأساسية
    التجارة الإلكترونية) المنتجات والإيجابيات/السلبيات(
    الدفع الرقمي/عبر الأجهزة المتنقلة
    الإعلان على شبكة الإنترنت
    كيفية تعزيز شبكة التواصل الاجتماعي الرئيسية/المفضلة التابعة لعملك

    Advanced Social Media & E-commerce Strategies

    Great, so you have a permanent home on the internet, and some “friends” as well. Now what?

    If you consider yourself a pretty digitally savvy business owner, you’ve probably built a website for your business, and are working to grow your social media audience. These are great first steps in managing your overall web presence. However, there are additional web tools that can help you expand and scale your business online. This course will explore ways that advanced online tools, such as e-commerce platforms, online advertising, and content management products, can help enhance interactions with your customer-base, and better reach new consumers.

    You will learn about:

    •In-depth explanation of strategies and techniques for specific social networks
    •Content management tools and key products
    •E-Commerce (products and pros/cons)
    •Digital/mobile payments
    •Online advertising
    •How to enhance your business’s primary/preferred social network

    This is a Business & Career Library program

    Immigrant Business Initiative

  • Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Counselor
    Monday, October 19, 2015 10:00 am
    Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

    Meet with a SCORE counselor to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. SCORE is an SBA organization. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE mentor, please visithttps://newyorkcity.score.org/ and click the big green box on the upper right of the page to "Request a Meeting." This is a Business & Career Library service.

  • Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Counselor
    Tuesday, October 20, 2015 5:00 pm
    Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

    Meet with a SCORE counselor to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. SCORE is an SBA organization. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE mentor, please visithttps://newyorkcity.score.org/ and click the big green box on the upper right of the page to "Request a Meeting." This is a Business & Career Library service.

  • 10 Etap pou Kòmanse Biznis Pa Ou / 10 Steps to Starting Your Own Business (Haitian Creole)
    Tuesday, October 20, 2015 6:00 pm
    Canarsie Library

    10 Etap pou Kòmanse Biznis Pa Ou

    Aprann kisa ki nesesè pou kòmanse biznis ou!

    Kou sa a ap bay apèsi De baz sou etap w ap bezwen fè pou kòmanse yon biznis ak fason NYC Business Solutions kapab gide ou nan chak etap w ap fè pou reyalize objektif ou. Kantite èdtan total pou kou a: 1 sesyon, Depann deDepann de Sant lan ant 1.5 èdtan ak 2.5 èdtan.

    W ap aprann:

    •Fason pou devlope yon plan pou biznis la
    •Fason pou detèmine estrikti legal ou
    •Fason pou kòmanse kontablite ou
    •Fason pou jwenn pèmi ak lisans
    •Fason pou jwenn finansman

    10 Steps to Starting Your Own Business

    Learn what it takes to start your own business!

    This course provides a basic overview of the steps you’ll need to take to start a business and how NYC Business Solutions can guide you through each step along the way. Total course hours: 1 session, varies by Center from 1.5-2.5 hours.

    You will learn about:

    •How to develop a business plan
    •How to determine your legal structure
    •How to set up your bookkeeping
    •How to get permits and licenses
    •How to obtain financing

    This is a Business & Career Library program

    Immigrant Business Initiative

  • Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Counselor
    Wednesday, October 21, 2015 10:00 am
    Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

    Meet with a SCORE counselor to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. SCORE is an SBA organization. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE mentor, please visithttps://newyorkcity.score.org/ and click the big green box on the upper right of the page to "Request a Meeting." This is a Business & Career Library service.

  • Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Counselor
    Monday, October 26, 2015 10:00 am
    Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

    Meet with a SCORE counselor to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. SCORE is an SBA organization. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE mentor, please visithttps://newyorkcity.score.org/ and click the big green box on the upper right of the page to "Request a Meeting." This is a Business & Career Library service.