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COVID-19 Webinar Recordings

We’ve been working hard to get critical information out to Idaho businesses. Below you’ll find a selection of these webinars. Each are approximately one hour in length and feature robust question and answer sessions.

PPP Forgiveness: What you need to know Now

Last month the SBA launched their PPP Forgiveness application portal for all banks and lenders to get started processing applications for PPP forgiveness. Since that time, lenders have been working hard to build and plan how to integrate with the SBA.

In this webinar, we will cover timelines and needed documentation. Before heading to your bank, join us for this informational demonstration.

The Three Most Important Actions a Small Business Can Do to Stay Cyber Safe

What are your employees doing right now that will thwart a Cyber breach? What policies have you put in place to keep you and your customer’s data safe? If something went wrong, who would you call?

If you are overwhelmed by the idea of a cyber attack or you are curious about simplifying your response plan, join Idaho SBDC and our panel of local cyber security experts as we answer these and your burning questions.

Negotiating Your Commercial Lease

Are you a tenant of a commercial space wondering how you will continue to use or pay for that space?  Do you own or manage commercial space and your tenants are struggling to make the rent?  Are you wondering what lenders are doing as small business leases become harder to maintain?  If you answered yes to one of these questions, this is your opportunity to understand your lease agreements and how to craft a win-win plan.

Is Government Contracting Right for You?

As a small business do you have a product or service that you sell? Then why not learn if you have what it takes to make the government your customer! The Idaho PTAC (Procurement Technical Assistance Center) is responsible for helping Idaho businesses in procurement and government contracting. Understanding the complicated process to begin contracting work, the Idaho PTAC can help guide you in the right direction.

Ask the Experts: The New Normal for Idaho Businesses

As you reopen or restart your business, are you sure that you are meeting legal and health standards? This is your chance to ask an expert. Find out about Business law and liability (John Ashby, an employment lawyer with Hawley Troxell), Human Resources, Public Health, and OSHA. Come prepared with your questions or a willingness to learn about issues you may not have thought about.

How to Revive Your Business

Your business will survive! Now learn how to bring it back to where it was before the pandemic and to continue growing in the years to come. Learn how to capture new markets, improve cash flow, and manage overhead!

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance for Sole Proprietor and Independent Contractors in Idaho

Hear from experts at the Idaho Department of Labor about what Unemployment Insurance options are available for your employees, as well as Sole Proprietors and Independent Contractors.

COVID-19 Capital Options for Small Businesses

Learn about newly available financing options for businesses dealing with the COVID-19 crisis. Topics include, the EIDL program, PPP loans, Sick Leave Tax Credits, and Employee Retention Tax Credits.

COVID-19 E-Commerce – Find Ways to Improve Revenue Now!

This webinar will provide small business owners with information on optimizing their website for selling products online. It will cover website structure recommendations and how to leverage free tools to drive website traffic. This is part one of a two-part E-commerce series developed with the Idaho Department of Commerce. The second part will cover specific tools and strategies for creating an E-commerce site.

COVID-19 eCommerce – What you need to know now!

An overview of what you should know about eCommerce, including:

  1. How can eCommerce help my business model?
  2. What needs to be considered before opening an eCommerce shop?
  3. What platform do I use? There are too many options!
  4. How do I drive customers to my site?
  5. OK, everything is set up. I’ve even sold a few things. Now, what should I do?

All these questions and more will be answered by Jason Clark, President, and Nick Wunderlin, Digital Strategist, of VIA Studio in Louisville, Kentucky.

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