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If you can write an email, you can write a blog! Learn what a blog is, where blogs are found, how to pick a blog topic that makes money, and over a dozen ways to get content. Find out why blogs are your best website for today’s internet, and get valuable tips and techniques for promoting your blog via social media sites to increase your blog traffic. *$30 materials fee for valuable workbook and CD with additional take-home learning materials.

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM; starting 7/31/2017, ending 7/31/2017

Instructor : Bob Cohen 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $49.00

Materials Fee: $30.00

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Start date: 07/31/17

End date: 07/31/17



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Westside Extension has assembled business courses that provide a foundation for small business owners and entrepreneurs. To earn a certificate in business, you must pay a non-refundable $15 business certificate fee and complete 8 of the following courses. Additional courses will be offered in future semesters. Take up to two years to complete this program and tailor it to fit your needs. These courses are generally offered two or more times a year. Start Your Own Home-Based BusinessCreating a Successful BusinessCreating a Business PlanHow to Market Your Business Using the InternetPractical SpanishPractical Mandarin ChineseTriple Feature in Dynamic CommunicationAny or all 3 Bookkeeping classesPayroll TaxesBeginning QuickBooks or Intermediate QuickBooksIntermediate QuickBooks Reports & Bank ReconciliationsQuickBooks PayrollBetter Grammar in Three Hours10 Ways to Improve Your WritingIntroduction to PCs for Absolute BeginnersWindows 7Any level of MS Word, Excel or Web Page DesignPowerPoint for WindowsGoogle Me This!Social NetworkingHow to sell on eBayGreat Photos in a SnapOnline Classes (Many qualify--call office to verify)

Schedule : ; ; Class Skip Dates :Self-Paced

Instructor : Staff Staff 

Class Fee: $15.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

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We offer several Entrepreneurship classes, generally two or more times a year.  Our Fall semester opens for registration in mid-August, our Spring in mid-January, and our Summer in mid-May.  We encourage you to add your name to our interest list to receive information on the next offering of classes.  To add your name to our interest list, simply register for this free class (add to your cart and checkout).  

Schedule : ; ; Class Skip Dates :Self-Paced

Instructor : Staff Staff 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $0.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Start Date: upon registration



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Explore Google AdWords and search engine optimization (SEO) to drive traffic to your site. Discover how a landing page can be used for promotions and offers, as well as what makes a successful email newsletter and how you can build one for pennies. Finally, find out how to use feedback sites and FREE local listings that can help you generate more business. *$30 materials fee for valuable workbook and CD with additional take-home learning materials.

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM; starting 7/24/2017, ending 7/24/2017

Instructor : Bob Cohen 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $49.00

Materials Fee: $30.00

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Start date: 07/24/17

End date: 07/24/17



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Not having to commute, being close to your family, and being your own boss are just some of the many benefits of working at home.Helene Liatsos will share the secrets of success that she has culled from over 20 years experience as a business consultant. Topics include developing entrepreneurial qualities; selecting the right business; startup procedures and legal requirements; and licenses, permits and zoning, You’ll also learn about banking, taxes and record keeping; sales, marketing, advertising and promotion; and balancing your life. If you’ve ever thought of starting your own home—based business or want to enhance the one you have, join us for this practical and exciting seminar. Class fee includes step-by-step DVD and reference booklet for starting and operating a home-based business.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM; starting 7/22/2017, ending 7/22/2017

Instructor : Helene Liatsos 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $59.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Start date: 07/22/17

End date: 07/22/17



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