On Wednesday May 12, 2010, the third of seven “Build a Better Business” workshops is scheduled on the subject of:  “Know Your Customers.”  The event is in Orland from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm. 
 
The “Know Your Customers” workshop will be held at the West Company Office at 420 W. Walker Street, Orland, CA   95963.  This is in downtown Orland, two blocks east of the rail road tracks.
 
Participants at the “Know Your Customers” workshop will learn about market research, buyer motivation, product description, and marketing plans.
 
Six workshops are scheduled over two months which will cover the marketing, management, accounting, and financial tools that most growing businesses use. These workshops are in a progression leading up to financial forecasting and writing a business plan.   
Preregistration is required.  Call (530) 865-7402. The workshop is free.  Preregistration requires name, phone, and income verification used to determine which category of attendance will be credited. 
 
Funding for this event is provided by the State of California Department of Housing and Community Development  Block Grant Program and the Glenn County Human Resource Agency.

Posted by Jody Meza, City Librarian