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Kean University Offers Workshop on Creating and Improving Web Sites for Small Businesses

UNION, N.J. – The Small Business Development Center of Kean University will present a workshop, titled Get Online Now!, on Friday, February 15, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the Business Resource Center, located on the second floor of the Department of Labor Building, at 200 West Second Street in Plainfield, N.J.

Nat Bender, director of E-Business Services for the New Jersey Small Business Development Center, will discuss how to create and improve a Web site. Topics will include managing the Web site development process, finding Web designers, exploring self-publishing templates, and how to ensure that a site will attract visitors and convert traffic into sales.

his seminar is one of six offered as part of the Winter 2008 Small Business Series. Held from January 11 through February 15 at the center, the series features weekly seminars for aspiring business owners on a wide range of business topics. Those participants who attend at least four of the workshops will receive a certificate recognizing their achievements.

Co-sponsors of the series include SCORE®, The Incubator One-Stop Service in Plainfield, N.J.; City of Plainfield, N.J.; Plainfield, N.J., Chamber of Commerce; UCEDC; the U.S. Small Business Administration; N.J. Commerce and Economic Growth Tourism Commission; and the Union County Workforce Investment Board.

There is a fee of $10. 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, please contact the Small Business Development Center at 908-737-4220.