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How to Start a Profitable Small Business Workshop

I feel like I have received a wealth of good information to help me start my business, step by step. I'm ready to get started!
– Kristina R.
This course is brilliantly composed. I believe every self-employed person would benefit from this.
Denise D.
Gary Johnson is superb & the materials are awesome. My expectations were exceeded.
Bert J.
Very informative. Johnson is very knowledgeable of the topic and can refer where to locate information. Excellent class!
Chloe A.

How to Run a Profitable Small Business Workshop

Great class, provided a lot of information that I will implement in my new business. Marketing what your customer needs and why you're the best to provide it, best take away for me.
LaVonia H.W.
I found that there were many things, specifically legal issues about running a business that I did not know
David H.
His information was exactly what we needed as we increase our business.
LaTasha E.
Comprehensive; exceeded my expectations; six years of extended support are invaluable!
Deborah G.

Austin Small Business Workshop

The School of Professional Studies at the University of the Incarnate Word selects uniquely-qualified providers to deliver exciting opportunities for those interested in beginning a new career. We have partnered with Gary Johnson (CPA, MBA) to offer interested students in how to start and run their own small business. Begin your journey by joining Gary for a free introduction to his workshops on the dates shown. Then for a more intense workshop, sign up for his one-day program how to Start a Small Business and then join him the second day for his workshop How to Run a Small Business.

2017 Seminars Available:

  • Free 2-Hour Introductory Workshop | Saturday: Aug. 2018  | 9:30 am or 1:00 pm
  • How To Start a Small Business Bootcamp | Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • How To Run a Small Business Bootcamp | Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Held at the Austin Holiday Inn - Townlake | 20 N. IH-35 | Austin, TX | 78701


Free Workshop

  • How To Slash Hundreds Off Your Taxes
  • 20 Biggest Pitfalls in Starting & Running a Small Business
  • How To Price Your Product or Service
  • How To Start With Very Little Cash
  • Advantages of a Corporation & LLC
  • How To Select a Location
  • Determining How Much Money You’ll Need
  • Where To Go When the Bank Says “No”

Receive a free 12-page workbook and use this “shirt sleeve” workshop to improve your company’s profits or start a successful new business. Bring a pencil, a calculator and your business questions.

Starting a Profitable Small Business

  • How To Analyze Your Market (What’s Behind the Numbers)
  • How To Know When To Start a Business From Scratch VS. Buying One
  • 4 Characteristics of a Successful Franchisee
  • Where To Find Your Potential Customers
  • How To Determine Inventory Supply
  • Advantages & Disadvantages of Sole-Proprietors, Partnerships & Corporations
  • What Professional Advice You Need Before You
  • Open Your Business & How Much To Pay For It
  • How To Get a A Loan

Running a Profitable Small Business

  • How To Keep Records
  • Sales & Advertising How-To’s
  • How To Attract Good Employees & Keep Them
  • How To Handle Collections & Bad Debt
  • The Pros & Cons of a Computer
  • How To Save Postage
  • How To Buy All the Legal Advice You Need
  • For $500 Per Year
  • How To Get the IRS to Forget Your Audit,
  • Help Them Lose Track of Your File

SEMINAR LEADER: Gary Johnson, MBA, CPA with 30 years of small business consulting experience. You should find this a stimulating and profitable 2 hours.


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