Business


Week Ahead

SUNDAY, FEB. 3, 2013

Monday

Ebay – Tincan is presenting this workshop on learning the basics of how to buy and sell on eBay, including how to search, bid and purchase your find. 3-4 p.m., Tincan, 1317 W. Second Ave. Registration not required. For information visit www.tincan.org or call (509) 744-0972.

Basic Windows OS – Hosted by Tincan, this workshop will cover how file directories work, basic theme and startup options, how to update your computer, and how to install/uninstall software. 4-5 p.m., Tincan, 1317 W. Second Ave. Register online at www.tincan.org or call Elisha at (509) 744-0972.

Tuesday

Facebook Basics – Tincan is hosting this workshop on learning the basics of Facebook, how to set up your account and how to navigate. 4-5 p.m., Tincan, 1317 W. Second Ave. Register online at www.tincan.org or call Elisha at (509) 744-0972.

Intro to Game Design – Presented by Tincan, this workshop will teach the design process and elements used in modern game creation. 4-5 p.m., Tincan, 1317 W. Second Ave. Register online at www.tincan.org or call Elisha at (509) 744-0972.

Wednesday

“How to Start a New Business” – SCORE Spokane will host this workshop, which will include step-by-step consideration of legal, tax, insurance, accounting, business planning, and funding topics that you need to address to successfully start a business. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., SBA Training Room, 801 W. Riverside, Suite 444. $40/pre-registered, $50/at the door, $15/additional person from same company. For more information call Spokane SCORE at (509) 353-2821 or visit www.scorespokane.org.

2013 INBA Directory Launch Party – Celebrate the launch of the 17th Edition of the Inland Northwest Business Alliance (INBA) Business Directory by networking at this event, while enjoying free appetizers, as well as food and drink specials from Impulse Lounge. Door prizes include a stay at Northern Quest, dinner at Masselow’s, massage packages and more. 4:30-7 p.m., Impulse Lounge at Northern Quest Resort & Casino, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. For more information or to RSVP, call (509) 455-3699.

Thursday

Basic Internet – Tincan is presenting this workshop on learning how to navigate the Web. 10-11 a.m., Tincan, 1317 W. Second Ave. Registration is not required. For information visit www.tincan.org or call (509) 744-0972.

Exceptional Customer Service Seminar – The Pullman Chamber of Commerce is hosting this seminar on how to keep customers coming back again and again. Intended for local businesses and their employees, Tony Rubleksi of Mind Capture Group, will discuss key characteristics of today’s customers, five simple ways to improve customer service, examples, proven methods and the No. 1 mistake to avoid in marketing. Feb 15, 1:30-3:30 p.m., BellTower Event Venue, 125 SE Spring St., Pullman. Register by Feb. 7 with the Pullman Chamber at (509) 334-3565. $15/chamber members, $25/non-members.

“Growing Your Business with Pinterest” – Hosted by Tincan. Pinterest is a visual pin board that lets you organize and share all the things you find on the web. Come learn and explore how to use it for personal and business use. 2-3 p.m., Tincan, 1317 W. Second Ave. Register online at www.tincan.org or call Elisha at (509) 744-0972.

Friday

State of the City - Good Morning Greater Spokane Breakfast – Presented by Greater Spokane Incorporated, Mayor David Condon will give the annual State of the City address, outlining what lies in store for the city within the upcoming year. 7:30-9 a.m., Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $25/GSI members, $55/non-members. Register at http://events.greatspokane.org. For more information, call Robyn Swanson at (509) 321-3614.


 

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