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Welcome to RCAP’s Open for Business Hub.  This is a landing zone where you can access technical assistance and services as part of a program designed to support small business entrepreneurs across the country. RCAP is a national organization that is coordinating with six regional partners across the country to ensure a successful business technical assistance model. Powered by the Wells Fargo Open for Business Fund, this technical program offers services such as business planning, financial planning and management, and advertising/marketing.  

Please check out the service offerings below that your Business Opportunity Specialist may have recommended.  Follow the links to learn more and register.  

Self-Guided Online Workshops 

Self-guided online workshops for small business entrepreneurs enable learning about a specific business topic at your own pace and on your own schedule.  Topics range from understanding income statements and balance sheets to bookkeeping systems.

*COMING SOON* 

Additional on-demand workshops will be developed and made available in both Spanish and English so please check back. 

Monthly Webinars 

Interactive webinars and trainings offer an opportunity for a deeper dive on business concepts and cater to the needs of rural and tribal disadvantaged and minority-owned small businesses.  

Below is a listing of upcoming webinars along with information on how to register. 

Developing an Effective Website 

July 22, 2021 

Learn how to make your website work for you. Topics will include tips on the design, telling your brand story, choosing a domain name, the importance of messaging and content creation, and a brief introduction to SEO. You can fill out the pre-survey and register here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WRYMQXM. 

Digital Marketing – Developing a Strategy 

July 29, 2021 

Developing a strategy that ties all the various elements of digital marketing together in an integrated digital marketing platform is essential to realizing the goals and objectives of a company’s digital marketing campaign. You can fill out the pre-survey and register here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PKQFTP3

These webinars are currently offered in both Spanish and English. 

One-on-One Consulting 

Customized consulting focused on improved management systems and expanded business skills. The goal of these consulting sessions are efficient and effective business operations, growth, and ultimately job creation. Please email dale.rutherford@communitiesu.org for more information and discover which options are best for your business. These services are offered both in English and Spanish. 

 

For any further questions or errors encountered please contact hjackman@rcap.org