SCORE WORKSHOP: Tax Basics for Small Business Owners

Learn how to tackle your taxes from our friends at Melanson Heath. The tax experts will cover an overview of both federal and NH taxes, why entity selection matters, how to keep good books, what’s deductible, and how crossing state lines can impact your taxes. The workshop will be held June 12 at 6 p.m. at Rivier University, Sylvia Trottier Hall, Room 230, Clement Street, Nashua. Register today.

SCORE WORKSHOP: Business Valuation

Do you know what your company is worth? Do you know how to add value to it? Or how to figure out the value of a business you may be interested in buying? Let our partners at Melanson Heath help you figure out ways to both add value and also determine value in this important workshop. Don’t miss out! This workshop fills up early. The workshop will be held on June 4 at 6 p.m. at Rivier University, Sylvia Trottier Hall, Room 230, Clement Street, Nashua.. REGISTER NOW

9 Self-Employment Pitfalls And How To Avoid Them

Self-employeds are a special breed. We are confident risk-takers; we love a challenge; we have passion for what we do; we cannot imagine ever going or returning to a job in which we make someone else rich and in which we do not have complete control over our work life. And we live in a great age for entrepreneurship – there are resources like never before. Still, the statistics don’t lie. Over 50% of start-ups fail within the first five years of operation. They fail for both personal and professional reasons. Here are nine of those reasons, a combination of the personal and professional. CLICK HERE TO READ THE ARTICLE.

SCORE: How to Make Your First $500K in Sales

April 5, 2018, 1 p.m.: Small business does not need to mean small numbers. New startups and business owners often overlook easily accessible resources that can exponentially increase their sales.

SCORE, in partnership with Black Enterprise, presents this webinar to uncover key resources for making your first half-million in sales, growing your business and living the life you want.

Presenter Ramon Ray, founder of Smart Hustle Magazine, will share lessons learned from starting four companies, selling one and more. MORE INFORMATION

ENTREPRENEUR: How to Compete With the Big Guys and Win

Are you tired of building a killer business only to be undercut by Amazon? Are you sick of Wal-Mart squeezing you out of the marketplace because your wholesale price is too high? Is your product better than the leading competitor but relatively invisible?

While it may seem impossible to compete with the big guys, there are many success stories of startups beating out the behemoths. Their secret?  CONTINUE READING…

Union Leader: Connecting Workforce Resources event aims to educate

MANCHESTER — Businesses looking to attract workers or retain the ones they have can learn about several workforce development efforts March 29.

“We’re looking for people within organizations in the greater Manchester area that have a workforce responsibility in their organization to come and learn more about a variety of programs that offer different ways to attract and possibly do employee retraining,” said Matt Cookson, who through his company, Cookson Strategies, is providing marketing assistance.

The Connecting Workforce Resources Spring Tour makes its first stop at Manchester Community College, in the multipurpose room, from 1 to 3 p.m. Continue reading…