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A-State SBTDC to Offer Website Training


JONESBORO, Ark. — The Arkansas State University Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC) is offering free website training in Batesville and Melbourne this April.

Small businesses with little to no budget for custom developed websites are encouraged to attend the “Website in a Day” workshop Wednesday, April 9, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Batesville and again on Thursday, April 17, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Melbourne. Attendees will learn the basics of template websites offered by Weebly and will learn the tools to build their own website.

“Website in a Day” is free to any small business owner interested in learning about the Weebly service and is made possible with a partnership with Connect Arkansas. Weebly is based in San Francisco, Calif., and those with a Weebly site can start their own business, communicate with clients and showcase achievements.

Pre-registration for both events is required. Register online at http://asbtdc.org/training/jonesboro-events/ or call 870.972.3517 to register by phone. The training in Batesville is at the Batesville Championship, 409 Vine Street, and attendees must register by Monday, April 7. The session in Melbourne will be at Ozarka College, 218 College Drive. Pre-registration is Thursday, April 14.

The Arkansas State ASBTDC is part of the College of Business and located in the Delta Center for Economic Development on campus. For information, call (870) 972-3517, e-mail asusbtdc@astate.edu or visit http://www.astate.edu/a/sbtdc.

The ASBTDC is in partnership with the U.S Small Business Administration, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s College of Business and other institutions of higher education. Through a statewide network of seven offices, ASBTDC assists start-ups, existing businesses, expanding businesses and technology businesses. As the state’s premier business assistance program, the ASBTDC is dedicated to helping small businesses achieve success and to promoting economic development throughout the state.

This workshop is co-sponsored by Batesville Chamber of Commerce, Ozarka College, Main Street Batesville, First Security Bank, First Community Bank, Focus Bank, Citizens Bank and Simmons First Bank.

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