Enhance business development skills for higher revenue. Connect to more potential customers. WNC conference assists local businesses and non-profit organizations to position themselves for growth in 2013.
Tuesday, April 23rd
Blue Ridge Community College, Flat Rock, NC
8:30-8:45 am Welcome in Gala Room
8:45-9:45 am Brand your Company to Improve Your Bottom Line Phil Davis Founder, President Tungsten Marketing
10:00-11:00 am Customer Loyalty Programs are Key to Growth Repeat customers spend 33%. Referrals among repeat customers are 107%. It costs six times more to sell something to a new prospect.
11:15 – 12:15 noon Best Practices from Successful Local Business Owners
Panel: Owners share their best practices for growth in 2013.
12:15-1:00pm Lunch and Networking (Lunch option for $10)
Track One: Free Ways to Grow Your Business
Free website, domain name and hosting for a year with Gybo. NC LEAP provides pro bono legal services to low-wealth entrepreneurs who are starting or expanding their businesses. NC E-Procurement provides suppliers with free increased access to customers.
Track Two: Financial Reports and Data to Grow your Business
How to Lower Taxes in 2013, Using Cash flow statements to grow your business, and Understanding P&L Statements and Balance Sheets
Track Three: Internet Marketing to Grow your Business
Power of Email Marketing by Constant Contact- repeats each hour
Track Four: Mobile and Video Technology
“YouTube” for business; Using video on your website to attract more customers; Mobile websites and apps to grow your business.
Track Five: Small Business Management
How to lower workers comp costs, Business plan for growth and capital; How to grow your organization in 2013
Track Six: Social Media
2013 update on social media i.e. blogging, Facebook, Linked-in, Twitter and Goggle+. Setting up your Facebook business page. Setting up your LinkedIn Profile.
There is no cost to attend, due to sponsor support.
To register go to: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Prosperingin2013