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QuickBooks

Posted on 9/25/2020 by Ray Lamboy in LAEDA News

On the evening of September 10th, Mr. Keith Whelan, Training Coordinator of UCEDC, taught QuickBooks basics to a virtual audience of 46 students representing businesses from both North and South Jersey.

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LAEDA’s Alumni Networking Event: Addressing Your Financial, Mental, and Legal Well-Being

Posted on 9/25/2020 by Ray Lamboy in LAEDA News

Camden, NJ- On Thursday September 17, 2020, our LAEDA’s Entrepreneurial Development Training Program (EDTP) and Women’s Business Academy Alumni got together for our Alumni Networking Event: Addressing Your Financial, Mental, and Legal Well-Being. In this networking event, our Alumni heard from speakers on best practices and resources for taking care of your business and yourself as a business owner, especially during these trying times.

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Tools for Your Business' Digital Marketing Strategy

Posted on 9/25/2020 by Ray Lamboy in LAEDA News

On the evening of September 23rd, Mr. Jason Springer, Founder and CEO of JRS Strategies marketing firm taught new and seasoned business owners the importance of having a Digital Marketing Strategy for their business. With just under 20 years of experience, Mr. Springer generously shared his knowledge of Digital Marketing tools and best practices garnered from working with small and large companies, non-profits, governments, and politicians.

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Welcoming LAEDA’s 88th Session of the Entrepreneurial Development & Training Program (EDTP)

Posted on 9/25/2020 by Ray Lamboy in LAEDA News

On Wednesday, September 9th, 2020 LAEDA welcomed the 88th Session of the Entrepreneurial Development Training Program (EDTP) virtually through video conferencing. This marks the second virtual EDTP session since the COVID-19 pandemic. LAEDA welcomed fourteen new students from a pool of over one hundred applicants to this virtual business training program.

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A Moment with our WBA Graduate- Kenise Hunter

Posted on 8/28/2020 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Kenise Hunter is the owner of Grayter Talent Solutions, which is a talent acquisition firm. She is also a graduate of LAEDA’s Women's Business Academy. We had a chance to sit down with Kenise Hunter to ask about her experience with entrepreneurship and LAEDA WBC's training program.

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After the Curve Session 3: Engaging Clients & Staying "Top of Mind" in an Era of COVID-19

Posted on 8/20/2020 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Camden, NJ- On July 29, 2020, small business owners who wanted to not only learn strategies to effectively stay in touch with their clients while being closed but also how to plan to reopen the business came together virtually for the third session of the LAEDA WBC's After the Curve series. This session titled " Engaging Clients & Staying ‘Top of Mind’" allowed small business owners to discuss and learn the trends happening in the digital marketing landscape. Topics included understanding the psychological process all potential customers go through, branding and positioning the business during the pandemic, creating an experience at each step of the buyer's journey, and the importance of list building and steps to do it successfully, and more.

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Paycheck Protection Program Updates: SBA Extends Application Deadline, PPP Flexibility Act Passed

Posted on 7/21/2020 by Ray Lamboy in LAEDA News

Early last month, the SBA extended the application deadline for the Paycheck Protection Program, giving small business owners the ability to apply for PPP funding until the August 8, 2020 deadline.

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LAEDA After the Curve Series - Session 1: Roundtable Discussion: Coping, Innovating and Succeeding.

Posted on 7/21/2020 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Camden, NJ- On July 15, 2020, small business owners who wanted to learn strategies to relaunch and thrive in the post COVID economy came together virtually for the first session of the LAEDA WBC After the Curve series. This session titled "Roundtable Discussion: Coping – Innovating – Succeeding" allowed small business owners to discuss the ups and downs they have experienced during the pandemic.

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A Moment with our EDTP Graduate - Marlene Roberts

Posted on 7/20/2020 by Ray Lamboy in LAEDA News

Marlene Roberts is the owner of MARkD Beauty and Wellness, which is dedicated to providing professional as well as quality hair care services and products. She is also a graduate of LAEDA’s Entrepreneurial Development Training Program. We had a chance to sit down with Marlene Roberts to ask about her experience with entrepreneurship and LAEDA's training program.

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Business Byte: The Five C's of Credit

Posted on 7/20/2020 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

In this month’s Business Byte, LAEDA Office Administrator Annabel Soto, talks about the 5 C's of Credit and how important it is for all consumers to know. The five Cs of credit is a system used by lenders to gauge the creditworthiness of potential borrowers who want to access funding. Do you know all five???

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