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February 2023

Create a Squarespace Website (Daly City Online 2/06/2023)

February 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

People say that you don’t need a website nowadays, that you can do everything through Instagram or Facebook, but we say phooey. Having a website is like having an online business card. It helps your customers find you and understand you, and it can be critical in having your business show up higher in search results. That doesn’t mean it has to be expensive or complicated. Nicole Moreno-Deinzer will show you how to create a Squarespace website and give you…

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Pricing Your Products and Services (EAC Online 2/07/2023)

February 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This class is for you if: You’ve never gone through a formal pricing process for your business that includes your costs, operating expenses, taxes, and owner pay. You vaguely know how long your products or services take to produce but you’re starting to worry you’re only paying yourself $5/hr. You’re working all the time but still can’t cover your business expenses or pay yourself. You’re worried that if you raise your prices you’ll lose clients so you just work harder…

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Peninsula Orientation (Online 2/17/2023)

February 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

In this orientation, we’ll share more about what services Renaissance provides in San Mateo County and the Peninsula, including a recommended set of classes based on your business status and support in setting up your client portal account. Renaissance has been serving the Peninsula for over a decade.

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Beginning Financial Management (EAC Online 2/21/2023)

February 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

You want to start a business or just started but to access capital, you need to convince the lender or investor that your business will be profitable. Do you know how to track your income and expenses? Join this online workshop to learn the basics of financial management and understand what is a Balance Sheets and a Profit and Loss Statements. Don’t miss it! You can self-register using your Client Portal Profile. By setting up a client profile, you will…

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How to Create Newsletters Using Canva (SSF Online 2/23/2023)

February 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Sending newsletters is a great way to reach your clients, but you need to make it relevant for them! More than that, it needs to catch their eye. Learn from Abby Feder how to create engaging content and design using the free design tool, Canva! This class is being held online via Zoom in partnership with the South San Francisco Library. Register using the button below! If you are a Renaissance client, you can also register through the Client Portal!

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Canva: Learn the Basics (Serramonte Library 2/27/2023)

February 27 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Serramonte Library, 40 Wembley Drive
Daly City, CA 94015 United States
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In this class, Abby Feder of Abby Feder Web Design teaches you how to create a flyer in Canva, a free graphic design tool that countless organizations use to make their advertising pop! If you organize events for your church, your business, or yourself, you need to know how to make eye-catching flyers. In just one hour, you’ll learn the basic features of Canva to add and arrange texts, images and graphic elements. This is an in-person class offered at…

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March 2023

Pop-Up Accelerator (EAC 3/1/2023 – 3/22/2023)

March 1 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A 4-week class that will introduce you to pop–ups, the different types of pop–ups, marketing, and making the most of it. THIS CLASS HAS REQUIREMENTS You should either take Start Smart or Business Prep before enrolling in it OR be in business for 6 months already. If you don’t have a fully developed product or a service, then you should enroll in Start Smart first! Aaron Lander is the Bay Area’s foremost expert on creating and launching pop–up events, from craft fairs to festivals. In this four-week…

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How to Animate Posts and Create Short Videos in Canva (SSF In-Person 3/2/23)

March 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
South San Francisco Orange Library, 840 W Orange Ave
South San Francisco, CA 94080 United States
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Canva is a free design tool not only used to create materials such as flyers and brochures, but you can also create animations and short videos for social media, websites, and much more! Abby Feder will be teaching you in person how to create this type of content for your business at the South San Francisco Orange Library! South San Francisco Orange Library 840 W Orange Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080 To register, please email us at brc@rencenter.org! If…

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Start Smart (Daly City – 4 Weeks)

March 2 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Jefferson Adult Education, 699 Serramonte Blvd
Daly City, CA 94015 United States
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This class will meet for 3 hours once a week for four weeks in person at the Jefferson Adult School located at 699 Serramonte Blvd Suite 111, Daly City, CA 94015. If you cannot make it in person, there is a possibility of joining via Zoom. If you are ready to start a small business, are very new to business, or are thinking about how to pivot your business, this class is for you! Start Smart is a four-week course…

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Canva: Practice the Basics (Serramonte Library 3/06/2023)

March 6 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Serramonte Library, 40 Wembley Drive
Daly City, CA 94015 United States
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Do you have an event coming up or something you want to post on social media but you’d like a second set of eyes on your design skills? Abby Feder will be reviewing the basics of Canva and you’ll be putting it into action as you design your own flyer, banner, or social media post! Participants will get hands-on practice and real-time support. The goal is that by the end of the session they will have a completed graphic that…

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Selling Wholesale (EAC 3/7/2023)

March 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Are you looking to get your products wholesale to local businesses? It can be an excellent way to increase exposure to your products, take the stress out of direct sales, and grow your business. This online workshop will cover the ins and outs of selling large quantities of your products to local retailers including finding the right customers, figuring out the right price to sell your products wholesale, what to expect in the process, and distribution and co-packing options. You…

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How to Design Business Cards Using Canva (SSF Online 3/9/2023)

March 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Business cards are important for businesses to have not only because they provide information about how customers or clients can reach you, but also because it is the first impression you give of your business! Abby Feder will show you exactly how you can give an amazing first impression using Canva, a free design program! This workshop is brought to you in partnership with the South San Francisco Public Library. To register, click the button below! If you are an…

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Edit Your Squarespace Website (Daly City Online 3/13/2023)

March 13 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Have you set up a Squarespace site and then realized that you don’t know how to make it look like you want? Or do you just need to refresh it and have forgotten how? Whatever the reason, we are here for you. Thanks to a partnership with Daly City Public Library and Abby Feder Web Design, we are offering this workshop on how to edit Squarespace site at no cost to you – on Zoom! You will learn how to…

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eCommerce (EAC 3/14/2023)

March 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

If you are ready to sell your products or you want to know more before you place your first bulk order, this workshop is for you. This is an introductory overview of what you need to know about creating an eCommerce website, including how to design it to make it more appealing to the user/customer. We’ll be comparing 3 options – Shopify, Woocommerce (for WordPress), and Wix. For these 3 options we will talk about basics, scaling up, and product…

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How to Design Food Menus in Canva (SSF In-Person 3/16/2023)

March 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
South San Francisco Orange Library, 840 W Orange Ave
South San Francisco, CA 94080 United States
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A restaurant's menu gives the customer a great idea of the business's personality and helps to keep the brand fresh in their mind when they leave your facility. Canva is a great free design tool that will allow you to make those connections and impressions to your customers! Abby Feder will show you the basics of how to create your food menus using this program in this workshop that will be held at the South San Francisco Orange Library located…

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Refining Your Sales Pitch (EAC 3/21/2023)

March 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

If you have ever had to sell anything to anyone, you know that first impressions matter. Are you articulate in talking about your business? Can you tell the customer what they need to know in a manner that encourages them to take action? If the answer is “maybe” or “no” to either of these, then you should take the time to refine your sales pitch. Getting better at communicating about your product or service will lead to more sales and…

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Business Prep – 10 weeks (EAC)

March 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Economic Advancement Center, 366 Grand Ave.
South San Francisco, CA 94080
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This 10- week course provides an overview of target market analysis, fundamental business operations, and basic business finance principles. You will develop foundational business skills and complete a basic business plan, outlining your business goals and strategies to achieve them. This course will be taught by Gisel Martin, who is an expert at business strategy. Whether you are just getting started or have been in business for years, she will help you build confidence and feel ready to embark on…

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