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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 - Tue 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM; starting 3/27/2018, ending 3/27/2018

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: 03/27/18

End date: 03/27/18

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Whether just getting started or already in business, developing a sound business plan is essential for obtaining many types of financing and helps evaluate opportunities. Find out how to go about creating one. Learn about defining market opportunities, unique selling advantages, marketing strategies, management structure, corporate culture and financial projections. You’ll leave class with a working template and the knowledge needed to create your own business plan. $20 material fee, due at registration, for Gerald's comprehensive electronic workbook. Receive the link and access code upon registration. Print (recommended) or download on a personal device and bring to class. Business Development Bonus! Register for this class and Creating a Successful Business (Class ID #38535) at the same time to get a FREE 20-minute phone consultation with Gerald regarding the next step for your business or idea.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; 2 sessions; starting 4/7/2018, ending 4/14/2018

Instructor : Gerald Anderson 

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

Class Fee: $59.00

Materials Fee: $20.00

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Start date: 04/07/18

End date: 04/14/18

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Do you have what it takes to manage rental property? If you are actively looking to purchase a piece of income property, or if you have suddenly become the owner of real estate, find out what you need to know about the most important aspect of rental housing management: keeping the unit occupied with paying tenants who don’t destroy it or terrorize the neighbors! Learn how to prepare a property for rent, set rents and security deposits, develop a cost-effective marketing campaign, and show your rental unit to prospective tenants. Find out about techniques for good tenant selection, how to meet minimum standards required for a property to be habitable, proper insurance, how to work with contractors for maintenance, and how to deal with tenants who overstay (and don’t pay). Please note: This class does not cover management of commercial properties. This class DOES NOT cover management of commercial real estate.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM; 2 sessions; starting 3/24/2018, ending 3/31/2018

Instructor : Santa Monica College Community Education 

Location : SMC Bundy Campus Location : 
  SMC Bundy Campus.

Class Fee: $129.00

Materials Fee: $15.00


Start date: 03/24/18

End date: 03/31/18

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