Welcome to Mission Community Services Corporation
Your success is our business! MCSC and the Women’s Business Center are your community partners in the creation, growth and development of your business. We are committed to serving individuals and businesses throughout San Luis Obispo, Monterey and Kern counties. Our purpose is to ensure that every person who reaches out to us has the guidance, support, and information they need to live their definition of success. From teaching basic budgeting skills, to repairing damaged credit, to starting or growing your small business, our objective is to make sure you have whatever it takes to succeed.
We offer a professional, educational environment designed to make sure you get the most appropriate help available for your specific situation. Our free or low-cost workshops, one-on-one counseling sessions, and library of resources are designed to help the new entrepreneur or small business get the information and support they need.
Please take some time to browse through each page of our website, and once you have your goals in mind, give us a call and let us help guide you to success.
MCSC Brown Bag Dialogue Workshops:
September 19, 2014 SBA Loans Certifications **CANCELED**
October 3, 2014 Crowdfunding, is this new alternative method of raising money right for you? What is it, how does it work? Will it help you launch your new product or business? Presented by Nancy Hayes of Moola Hoop.
We will answer these questions:
- Crowdfunding – what is it, what are the different types?
- How does it work and what are the elements of success?
- What types of businesses work well on crowdfunding?
- What do you need to do to be ready to crowdfund?
- How do I assess my “crowd”?
Nancy Hayes is cofounder of MoolaHoop, which is a rewards based crowdfunding site to help women with small businesses raise funds to grow their business. Prior to founding MoolaHoop, Nancy was Dean of the College of Business and CFO of San Francisco State University.
October 17, 2014 Yelp. Learn all about how this social media sight can drive business to you! And... how to handle any negative reviews.
1. YELP… What is it and WHY!
2. How to understand how reviews on Yelp are displayed.
Understanding the 'filter box'.
3. How to optimize your Yelp account.
Getting new reviews.
4. How to monazite your Yelp account.
Publishing your business positive reviews where people can see them.
5. Working Yelp for FREE!
Teaching businesses how to completely use Yelps free services and tools.
Why pay Yelp to advertise? ITS FREE!!!!
6. How much businesses are losing because of YELP!
Using Harvard Business school's study on Yelp and its impact on businesses.
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