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Free Business Workshops Scheduled for July

July 11, 2016, 8:00 AM HST
* Updated July 11, 12:30 PM
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The County of Maui Mayor’s Office of Economic Development announced its free workshops for July.

Workshops are presented at the Maui County Business Resource Center, located in the Maui Mall across Pizza Hut, in Suite B-9.

Seating for all workshops is limited, and all workshops are subject to change or cancellation. Workshops are free unless noted otherwise.

To reserve a seat, call the Maui County Business Resource Center at 270-5770.

Maui County Business Resource Center is located at the Maui Mall in Kahului across from IHOP. File photo.

Maui County Business Resource Center is located at the Maui Mall in Kahului across from IHOP. File photo.

The following workshops are available:


10 Steps to Creating a Profitable Linkedin Profile and Network like a Pro!
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Noon to 1:15 p.m. (Q&A until 1:30 p.m.)
Instructor: Nicole Fisher


Want to make $1,000 in 10 minutes? Have you wanted to grow your network online? Did you ever wonder how to use LinkedIn as a marketing tool? Nicole will reveal all and show you how to network online and find marketing opportunities on LinkedIn. Learn how to market like a pro!

Nicole Fisher is an energetic entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience as a marketing strategist, social media consultant and trainer. She is passionate about taking businesses from good to great through various marketing avenues.

Camera Shy? How to Overcome Fear to Be Your Authentic Self on Camera
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Instructor: Angeline Longshore


The best way to create loyal customers, followers or fans is through online video or live broadcast. When customers watch your website video, Facebook ad, Facebook Live or Periscope, they can tell if they like you, trust you or want to do business with you. Learn how to speak from the heart to the camera. You’ll learn how to connect with your audience through the camera lens and enjoy being on camera.

Angeline Longshore is an Emmy Award-nominated television producer from Los Angeles. She succeeded in coaching many L.A. chefs and other shy on-camera talent for NBC, CBS, Discovery Channel and Lifetime TV. Discover your talent and overcome your fear in this hands-on class speaking on camera. Bring your smart phones!

Do it Yourself (DIY) Promo Videos 2 – Hands On
Friday, July 29, 2016
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Instructor: Wayne Wong

This workshop is a follow-up session to June’s elements and basics overview. Wong will show participants how to make videos and post them online. Just bring a recording device, scripts and cables. No prior experience required. Videos are an effective tool for engaging prospective customers and they can make your business stand out. In this workshop you’ll learn how to produce your own videos without the expensive equipment, practice telling a story in a video and how and and where to post videos.

Join Wayne Wong, Maui Center director of the Hawaii Small Business Development Center for this informative session on DIY business promotion videos. He provides both existing and aspiring business owners with no cost, confidential, one-on-one business advising services, training workshops, and market research services.

Special Evening Workshop—$45 per session
Hands-on computer training for beginners.
Thursday, July 21, 2016
5 to 8 p.m.

New users will learn how to record sales, receive payments, prepare invoices and balance your checkbook with QuickBooks. This small class setting with personalized tutors will provide customized answers and schedule a follow-up appointment at no cost to discuss solutions.

Sponsored by SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) and presented by Richard Kehoe, CPA and lead SCORE counselor.

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