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Michigan Women's Marketplace

MWM is a non-profit women’s business center and community, offering a directory of women business owners, access to business organizations, a calendar of events and a training center.

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Recorded Webinars

Business Golf for Women

Learn how to leverage Golf as a growth strategy!

This webinar is presented by Fox Hills Golf and Banquet Center that is located in a beautiful countryside setting between Plymouth and Ann Arbor. This woman owned business sports 63 holes of golf making it the largest single golf facility in Southeastern Michigan. Click here to view recording

Social Media 101: The Basics

Join us for a Summer Webinar Series to help you to develop your holiday marketing plan for 2017.

Social Media 101: The Basics This webinar will show you the value of using social media to reach your customers and prospects – plus how it can drive repeat business from your current customers, and how it can lead to new customers or members!

Your presenter for this webinar series is Tamara Jaros of Spark Your Leads, a boutique of digital marketing solutions for the small business owner focusing on lead generation.

Tamara also serves a dual role with Constant Contact, as an Authorized Local Expert and Local Product Trainer.

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Great Lakes Women's Business Council: Maximizing Your Certification

Getting started is step one.

In a one-hour webinar learn how to maximize the impact of your certification. Learn how to create a strategy to obtain and cultivate corporate relationships. Learn best practices from an experienced certified woman business enterprise as well as the corporate view and value of certification from a Supplier Diversity Leader.

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The Myth, Build It And They Will Come

Presented by: Lisa O'Connell & Tamara Jaros

Learn how to generate more sales revenue by avoiding myths and facing facts to close more sales, shorten the time to close, and using what you know about the value you provide your customers!

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Social Media Time Savers

Presented by: Tamara Jaros

Do you know 43% of small businesses dedicate six or more hours per week to social media? While it’s important to engage to social visibility and key connections online, We all want to do more in less time.

This section will help you save time at get back to what you love to do - running your business or organization.

Join us and learn the latest time savers and best practices from constant contact Authorized Local Expert, Tamara Jaros. Participants will learn:

  • Tips for saving up to ten hours a week managing your social media
  • Simple ways to find usable, relevant content for your post
  • How to integrate your social media into sale promotions and events
  • Best practices, business builders and more...
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Strategic Planning for your Business

Presented by: Ellen Patnaude & Tamara Jaros

Come take the first step toward creating and executing a plan that will deliver results, and faster than you might think. In this seminar, you will learn:

  • A one-page Strategic Plan format that has been used effectively by thousands of business owners
  • How to base that plan on the unique purpose, values and strengths of your business
  • How to focus on the improvements that will make a meaningful difference
  • The basic habits necessary to execute and refine the plan on an ongoing basis so you deliver the results you need

Don’t let another day pass without taking action to clarify and execute Your Strategic Plan. Join us for this exciting seminar!

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Common Negotiation mistakes and how to avoid them!

Learn how to negotiate to get more of what you want!

If you have negotiated a deal and thought, “I could have done better,” then it’s time to move from average to expert negotiator. Penny shares insider negotiation know-how she gained over her 20-year career in procurement. Using her rich repertoire of intriguing experiences she teaches you how to:

  • Respond to the “take-it-or-leave-it bully.”
  • How to base that plan on the unique purpose, values and strengths of your business
  • Retain your negotiating power regardless of who makes the first offer.
  • Improve your negotiation
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Hire To Drive Business

Learn how to hire the right people first!

A business is only as good as the people behind it. Felicia Harris of El Shaddai Consulting is our presenter for this great webinar and will show you how to recruit and retain a workforce that’s up to the task at hand. This webinar will address numerous issues related to talent management, your role in leadership, the importance of fostering innovation, various aspects of employee relations, workplace wellness, and ever-shifting employment laws and regulations. With key discussions about the multi-generational workforce and whether to hire for talent or experience, this webinar offers unique insights into the challenges faced by today’s entrepreneurs. Click here to view recording

Prepare your Pitch for the 5th Annual B2B in Battle Creek by Kellogg Supplier Diversity

Tips on how to make the most of a match maker event!

If you are planning on attending any type of match maker event to generate business. Then this recorded webinar is right for you. Invest in yourself to listen the Kellogg Supplier Diversity professional that that will focus on preparation, planning and what to expect at the afternoon event. Click here to view recording

Time Management Tips and Productivity Hacks for Successful Entrepreneurs

Time is a lot like money, with one important difference. While we can choose to save or spend both of them, we just can't make more time. What would you do if you had more time? How would you spend it? How can the way you spend your time make you a happier, more successful business person? Join us for a fun, laid-back webinar with Lara Galloway, author, speaker and business coach for entrepreneurs where she shares:

  • 5 Ways You Keep Wasting Your Time (that you might not even realize you're doing)
  • 10 Productivity Hacks (so you get more done in less time)
  • One Simple Mindset Shift to Go From Overwhelmed and Stressed Out to Feeling Accomplished and Relaxed
  • Everyone who attends the workshop will receive a downloadable worksheet to complete during this interactive workshop. Bring your questions, your challenges and your goals with you and get support from a top work/life coach so you can finally enjoy the way you spend your time. Click here to view recording

    Recorded Webinars - HR Department

    • What exactly does it mean to be "certified as a WBE"?

      WBE (Women's Business Enterprise) is an independent business concern that is at least 51% owned and controlled by one or more women who are U.S. citizens or Legal Resident Aliens; whose business formation and principal place of business are in the US or its territories; and whose management and daily operation is controlled by one or more of the women owners.
    • How to Hire and Manage Virtual Employee's

      WBE (Women's Business Enterprise) is an independent business concern that is at least 51% owned and controlled by one or more women who are U.S. citizens or Legal Resident Aliens; whose business formation and principal place of business are in the US or its territories; and whose management and daily operation is controlled by one or more of the women owners.
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