Stepping Up In The Glass City: September Small Business Pitch Competition

Connect with Toledo’s Small Business ecosystem at the Stepping Up in the Glass City Pitch Competition, a series highlighting local entrepreneurs in the Uptown and Junction neighborhoods. Entrepreneurs will compete for a chance to take home $200 and grow their business. Register today to attend and support the local small business community. Interested in pitching?

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Website 101

A website can be anything from a single page with your contact information to the primary sales portal for a multi-million-dollar corporation. What you need depends on what your business does. Do too little and you may be missing out on revenue. Do too much and you may be wasting money. Join Braintree Business Development

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Marketing “Must-Do’s”

No matter what your marketing is, no matter who your target market is, no matter what your growth strategy is….there are some critical things that you must do! Like making sure your customers find you. There are many simple activities that some businesses fail to master. Join Braintree Business Development Center as they host “Marketing

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Marketing Plan 101

Does your marketing plan fit your goals? Many startups struggle with determining how to reach their potential customers. If working on your marketing strategies is something you need to do, join Braintree Business Development Center for this informative session on ways to reach your potential customers. The presenter is digital marketing consultant Jay Miller of

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Stepping up in the glass city: Small Business Pitch Competition

Connect with Toledo’s Small Business ecosystem at the Stepping Up in the Glass City Pitch Competition, a series highlighting local entrepreneurs in the Uptown and Junction neighborhoods. Entrepreneurs will compete for a chance to take home $200 and grow their business. Register today to attend and support the local small business community.

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Small Business Training Camp

JumpStart and the Cleveland Browns are partnering to support Black and Hispanic/Latino-owned small businesses in a BIG way. The Small Business Training Camp, powered by JumpStart and supported by the Cleveland Browns, is a half-day small business intensive hosted at FirstEnergy Stadium. Participants will learn the fundamentals of running a successful small business from industry-specific

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Make Better Business Decisions With Analytics

Learn best practices and analyze trends about how customers engage with your business online, then turn these insights into well-informed, actionable decisions. This virtual event will take place on Google Meet, and you will need a Google account to register and attend. Please log-in to your existing account or sign up for a free Google

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Learn the Basics of Google Ads

In this workshop you will learn how to reach more customers and grow your business with Google Ads. We will cover how to create an account and set up an ad campaign, how to improve ad performance, and how to measure success. This virtual event will take place on Google Meet, and you will need

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The Small Business Connection at Glenn Research Center

This event will provide an opportunity for small businesses to learn about the NASA Glenn Research Center and JumpStart. Attendees will learn about current procurement opportunities at NASA, the procurement process, as well as future plans for space, technology and Earth Science programs and initiatives. Information will be provided to assist small businesses in maximizing

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Digital Marketing: Which Social Media Fit My Marketing Plan?

How can you know which social media platforms are compatible with your marketing plan? Luckily, Jay Miller, CEO of DRM Productions is an accomplished entrepreneur and digital marketing advisor who can help you focus on the media most likely to result in increased profitability for your startup. This session is a good follow up to

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Demystifying Customer Relationship Management Systems

Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems can be challenging to set up and difficult for teams to learn and adopt. And yet, they’re a marketing tool that is a must-have in today’s landscape. CRM systems don’t just centralize your contacts and their interactions, but they also enable automation (like emails, drip campaigns, and other workflows). In

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Cleveland Small Business Impact Program Showcase

On Monday, August 29, you’re invited to meet the graduating cohort of JumpStart’s Small Business Impact Program at their culminating showcase. This event will be a demo-day-style pitch competition where program participants will use their new knowledge and skills to present their business to a panel of judges for a chance to take home up

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