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February 28, 2005
CONTACT: Tom McLaughlin
908-737-NEWS (6397)

Kean University Offers Workshop on Starting a Small Business

UNION, N.J. ––The Small Business Development Center of Kean University will present a free seminar, titled Starting Your Small Service Business on Tuesday, April 19, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Elizabeth Public Library Auditorium, located at 11 South Broad Street in Elizabeth, N.J.

Roger Cohen, president of Cohen International in Tappan, N.J., will discuss the ins and out of starting a small-service business, such as testing the feasibility of the idea, market research, services pricing, selecting the best location and home-based business. Topics will also include advertising and public relations, sales presentations, selecting the legal form of business, insurance and equipment, and the pros and cons of subcontractors.

This workshop is co-sponsored by the Elizabeth Public Library and the Greater Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce. Special arrangements for people with disabilities can be made upon request. Be sure to bring business cards and brochures for networking purposes.

For further information or to register for the workshop, please contact Tyra Addison at (908) 737-5950.