Upcoming Webinars

September 23rd, 2020

  • Keeping Your Credit Card and Wallet Safe during COVID-19    6:00 pm

Learn about ways to improve your credit and keep your credit in good standing, especially after COVID related deferment or forbearance periods expire. Also, prevent criminals from dipping in to your wallet by learning about the latest scams.

  • Keeping Your Credit Card and Wallet Safe during COVID-19  presented by US SBA Buffalo Office    10:00 - 11:00 am 

Your credit score can make the difference in getting a loan to start or grow your business or being stuck without any financing options. It is important to manage and protect your credit score, so you get the best possible financing options. Please join us, with David Atkinson, from Consumer Credit Counseling Services of Buffalo, to learn how to protect your credit and wallet during COVID-19.

  • Introduction to Federal Contracting    10:00 am - 11:00 am

The SBA Buffalo District Offices presents a free online course designed to help prospective and existing small businesses understand the basics of contracting with the federal government. 

  • Preparing for a Stronger Tomorrow: Recovery, Adaption, & Innovation    9:00 am - 4:00 pm       

Educational presentations & panel discussions that help both new and existing businesses to recover, adapt, and innovate in this challenging time.  Attend this free online conference to meet our 2020 small business winners from across the country, learn new business strategies, meet other business owners, and talk with industry experts.

  • Community Investment to Advance UN Sustainable Development    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

This virtual panel will provide an overview of the CDFI industry and their experience issuing social and sustainability bonds that align with the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Panelists from Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF) and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) will walk-through the motivation for and development of their social and sustainability bond frameworks, followed by an overview of the second party opinion process and framework verification process by Vigeo Eiris and a discussion of emerging opportunities for growth of the CDFI impact bond market to accelerate investment in the UN SDGs.

September 24th, 2020

  • Social Media    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

In this webinar, you will learn how to create  business accounts for Facebook, IG, Twitter, et al, content creation, advertising, and audience engagement (creating viral moments, optimum times to post etc).

  • Preparing for Holiday Sales & E-Commerce    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Is your product viable and e-commerce ready? Hear from Drew Kelley, owner of Kelley Design Inc on product design considerations and how that may affect your e-commerce sales.

  • eCommerce Boot Camp - Session 4, A Modern Approach to Lead Generation & eCommerce Sales    10:00 am - 11:00 am

This session will give you the information needed to start building your own inbound strategy. We'll also share what we see works and what doesn't work in real-world situations. 

  • Preparing for a Stronger Tomorrow: Recovery, Adaption, & Innovation  Day 2  9:00 am - 4:00 pm       

Educational presentations & panel discussions that help both new and existing businesses to recover, adapt, and innovate in this challenging time.  Attend this free online conference to meet our 2020 small business winners from across the country, learn new business strategies, meet other business owners, and talk with industry experts.

  • Virtual Series:  Equity & Poverty in the Pandemic    2:00 pm

The discussion will focus on community goals related to racial equity and income & wealth inequality in our region.

September 25th, 2020

  • Marketing Your Business on Facebook    10:00 am - 11:00 am

All businesses need to be able to market their products and services more broadly and drive customers to where purchases are made, whether that is online or in person.  Facebook is a key tool for many businesses trying to market themselves online.

September 29th, 2020

  • Concrete Strategies to Boost Your Sleep & Double Your Business Impact    1:00 pm

Join this life-altering presentation with Success Coach and Speaker Holly Jean Jackson, and learn sleep facts & gain a clearer understanding of why sleep is crucial to you and your business, the 3 biggest sleep challenges, and concrete strategies to boost your sleep & double your business impact.

  • Recovery Responses for Consumer Lenders    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This peer sharing webinar will kick off with a moderated conversation with 3 Consumer lender CDFIs. Then, we want to hear from you! Our presenters will facilitate an interactive, open forum discussion.

  • Taking the Best Photos of Your Products:  Visual Representation Essentials    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Taking good photos is important when setting up your e-commerce store.  Hear from Clark Dever and go
through an interactive presentation on simple ways to visually represent your sale items.

September 30th, 2020

  • Website Development and Content Management    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

In this webinar your will learn about no or low-cost platforms, domain name/host, E-commerce, data security, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), and content creation and management

  • Don't Wait!  Holiday Spending Hacks    6:00 pm

Join us to learn about budgeting and planning techniques, as well as creative ways to save for the holiday season. We will talk about what you can do now to start preparing (the holidays are less 12 weeks away!), and how to prepare early for less holiday financial stress in 2021.

October 2nd, 2020

  • Non-Profits:  A Vehicle to Provide Community Health & Wealth    11:00 am

Join us for a frank and robust conversation about nonprofits – their viability and effectiveness – with our excellent panel of experts. 

October 7th, 2020

  • Website Development and Content Management    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

In this webinar your will learn about no or low-cost platforms, domain name/host, E-commerce, data security, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), and content creation and management

October 8th, 2020

  • How to Explain Your Products and Services with Infographics    1:00 pm

This webinar, presented by product expert Dinah Ramirez with Easel.ly, will provide you with basic formats and strategies for tackling an infographic’s writing and development so that your customers can learn what they need to know and move forward with a purchase.

  • Managing Your Online Store:  Financial Set-Up    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Make sure you and your business are prepared financially to handle e-commerce sales.

October 13th, 2020

  • Selecting an Appropriate E-Commerce Platform for Your Online Store    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Now that you have the product, the photos and the financial plan, discuss pros and cons of various e-commerce platforms.

October 14th, 2020

  • Woman-Owned Start Ups in Rural America-Learn about Useful Tools & Resources    1:00 pm

This lively discussion will delve into the available training and resources for women business owners and entrepreneurs in rural America.

October 15th, 2020

  • Where’s The Money NOW?  Position Your Business for the Future of Small Business Lending    1:00 pm

This year’s economic crisis has resulted in rapid changes to small business lending. It's more important than ever to identify the crucial factors lenders are evaluating now, and steps you can take to position your business for financing in the coming months and years.

October 20th, 2020

  • Increase Your Sales with Online Revenues    1:00 pm

Learn actionable strategies to improve sales and influence customers by increasing online reviews.

October 22nd, 2020

  • Planning Tips to Make Your E-Commerce Business Thrive During Peak Season    1:00 pm

Creative ideas of how to navigate through peak season and look at ways to improve the experience for merchants and consumers.

  • Managing Your Online Store:  Shipping & Inventory    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

If you get orders, how do you deliver? Do you have enough supplies to make the items you're selling?  What is your turnaround time for shipping?

October 27th, 2020

  • Dominate the Holiday Season:  Marketing Strategies for Your Online Store    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

In a busy holiday shopping season, how do you plan on rising above the noise?  Use some key marketing tactics to find success in e-commerce.
 

October 29th, 2020

  • Funding Options for Hispanic Owned Businesses in the Missing Middle Gap    1:00 pm

Access to capital continues to be one of the major factors blocking the progress and growth of Hispanic business owners.

November  3rd, 2020

  • 2020 Year End Tax Planning for Your Business    1:00 pm 

We'll discuss which tax breaks apply to you and how to nail them down now before times runs out.

November  5th, 2020

  • Re-Strategize Your Business Planning to Prevail the Pandemic    1:00 pm

Learn how to re-strategize your business planning to maintain an adequate level of cash on hand, and get suppliers and vendors to make their payments when due.

November  17th, 2020

  • Goggle Analytics 101 - Improve Your Online Business by Understanding Essential Data    1:00 pm

This webinar will walk you through the steps of how to set up Google Analytics so you can start getting data from your own website.

ABOUT US 

WEDI's offices are located at 436 Grant Street, Buffalo, NY 14213. To contact us, click here. Our office hours are Monday through Friday, from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Please feel free to contact us to make an appointment outside of these hours. You can call our offices at (716) 393-4088 or email us at info@wedibuffalo.org.

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