Small Business Education

Main Street Martinez provides or recommends a variety of small business education designed to strengthen our small businesses. From Social Media Marketing and ADA compliance workshops to one-on-one sessions with our Small Business Mentor Team, we work to provide you with useful information that will contribute to the success of your business. Here you will find information about upcoming courses and our Small Business Mentor Program along with other informative articles.

DOWNTOWN MARTINEZ SMALL BUSINESS MENTOR TEAM

This dedicated group of successful small business owners is happy to share their knowledge and experiences with you. Prospective and existing business owners can make an appointment with a member of our small business mentor team  to "pick their brain" on their experience opening and conducting business in Downtown Martinez. To schedule an appointment fill out this form. Please include the specific areas you are researching so we can match you with the mentor that best fits your needs.

Classes, seminars and Workshops:

Stay tuned for new class schedule!

    Useful Articles:

    Retail Display

    http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228668

    http://www.jenniferrizzo.com/2013/10/seven-secrets-to-merchandisingstyling-and-display.html

    http://blog.mannequinmadness.com/2013/11/10-ways-to-renovate-your-retail-store-on-a-tight-budget/

    Check out our Pinterest Board for Retail Display Inspiration!

     

    Social Media Marketing:

    http://rebekahradice.com/creating-winning-social-media-strategy/

    http://blog.lovegrowsdesign.com/2014/02/natural-social-media-marketing-50-content-ideas/

    http://armywifetosuburbanlife.com/2014/05/21/how-to-get-more-followers-on-instagram/

    http://moz.com/beginners-guide-to-social-media

    Check out our Pinterest Board for Social Media Marketing Inspiration

     

    Small Business Financial Planning:

    http://smallbusiness.chron.com/developing-financial-plan-small-business-4714.html

    http://www.entrepreneur.com/cashflowmoneymanagement/financialanalysis/archive143950.html

    http://www.bizcoach.org/budgeting-basics.htm

     

    Check out out Pinterest Board for Business Finance Tips