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Small Business Workshop Series at PPL to Begin March 17

Starting a Small Business? Learn the Basics to Get Started

Next FREE Workshop Series at Providence Public Library Begins March 17


PROVIDENCE, RI — If you are thinking of starting a business of your own and wondering where to begin, register NOW to get the basics through this FREE eight-part informational workshop series presented by Providence Public Library (PPL) and RI SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives). The workshops will be held Saturdays beginning March 17and running through May 5, from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm at Providence Public Library, 150 Empire Street, Providence.  You MUST register to attend the workshops!

RI SCORE counselors will present and discuss the various aspects of planning and owning a business. Library staff will discuss print and electronic resources available at the Library to research your business and marketing plan.


To Register: call 401-455-8005 or email your name & phone number to: (please put “Attention: Ann P” in the subject line.) You may also sign up for individual sessions or the entire series online at:


March 17 — Where Do I Begin? – Administrative & Legal Considerations
March 24 — Discovering Your Business Model – 
Starting Your Business Plan

March 31 — Show Me the Money Part 1 – Taxes for the Small Business

April 7 — Show Me the Money Part 2 – Accounting for the Small Business  
April 14 — Grow Your Book of Business –
Marketing for Start-ups & Established Businesses
April 21 — It’s Who THEY Know that Counts – 
The Art & Science of Power Networking & Sale
April 28 — The World is Online – Effective Digital Marketing Strategies 
May 5 — Where Do I Go? – 
Finding Your Resources