Should I Buy Into a Franchise?

Should I Buy Into a Franchise?”

Wednesday, Sept 24th
9:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m.

If you are seriously considering business ownership – and specifically
franchise ownership – then this workshop is for you.

Join Sara Waskow, Franchise Specialist with FranNet of Dallas/Fort Worth, as she presents:
Should I Buy Into a Franchise?
* What are advantages and disadvantages of the 3 types of businesses?
* Is franchising right for me?
* What are the growth trends? Where are the good opportunities?
* How are franchise investments financed? Where is the money?
* How do I safely and affordably invest in a franchise?

James E. Guinn Complex
1150 South Freeway·
Ft. Worth. TX 76104

You MUST pre-register. Fee: $25.00
Space is limited. Reserve your seat now

Questions? Contact Sara.
Sara Waskow
Franchise Specialist
FranNet of Dallas/Fort Worth
Facebook Fan Page: FranNet of Dallas/Fort Worth

Social Media Workshop

Social Media Workshop
October 18, 2014
9:00 am to 11:00 am

Limited seating, please RSVP early. We recommend bringing your laptop or tablet for hands-on experience.
This interactive workshop will cover:
• The 5 components of a business Online Presence
• How to use Facebook to post, add pictures & schedule posts
• How to use Facebook Insights
• How to use Facebook’s Social Graph Search
• How to share in Facebook Groups
• Why it’s important to Like and Follow other pages
• How to compose a Tweet
• How to use Hashtags
• Why a Google+ page is important

Presented by:
Catherine Peña

Catherine is a digital marketing and communications leader successful in creating and developing online marketing branding initiatives that drive bottom-line results. She speaks throughout the DFW Metroplex on the necessity of one’s consistentOnline Presence. She shares why it’s important to have a mobile responsive website, an engaging social media strategy and an awareness of the latest trends.

Catherine built her first website in 1998 for USA Weightlifting and was a Web Developer with the United States Olympic Committee during the 2002 Salt Lake Olympic Games. She obtained her undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University and her MBA from the University of Phoenix. Catherine currentlyvolunteers as a SCORE mentor.

NOTE: This is not an advanced class and it will not cover Facebook Ads, Twitter Ads, or Google Ads. Participants will gain useful knowledge on
how to utilize Facebook, Twitter and Hootsuite and learn why it is important to have a strategic social media plan for their business.

Fort Worth Business
Assistance Center
1150 S. Freeway, Suite 116
Ft Worth, TX 76104
(817) 871-6002

Grants and Contracts Workshop in Dallas with SCORE

Grants and Contracts Workshop in Dallas with SCORE


US Government Starter Kit for Texas Small Business

US Government Starter Kit for
Texas Small Business 

Houston, TX… July 14, 2014 THE US Government is seeking qualified SMALL BUSINESS sources. The federal budget is in the Trillions and twenty-three (23%) percent is set aside for small business, that amounts to literally billions of dollars in contracts set aside exclusively for you!

The US Army Facilities and Naval and Air Force facilities, the Coast guard the courts, prisons and the VA all have work for small business. All federal agencies set aside millions for small business contracts. These contracts are available only to those that know how to get them. Small business hold the key and its not difficult, but unfortunately, most business don’t know how to jump through the hoops to get the prize. Fiscal year end is coming. Contracts are going out. Don’t be left behind.  Click here. 
New Paradigm is proud to announce that it is now offering a Federal Contracting Starter Kit for Texas Small Business. We will help you get registered properly and started on your way as a prime or a sub. $87.4 Billion has already been spent in Texas this year alone. Learn to find opportunities and build relationships. Get a list of buyers for the services and products that you sell. For details on this special offer go to:

Check out our daily list of currently open Small Business Set-Aside Contracts.   Click here.

Visit our Small Business Newsletter “Small Business News”.  It is updated daily and highly recommended that our newsletter be bookmarked for future reference.

Keeping Hackers from Infecting Your Smartphone

Keeping Hackers from Infecting Your Smartphone

As the malware threat continues to grow unabated, malware such as Trojan horses, worms, viruses, and spyware/adware is now the tool of choice for theft, fraud, computer hijacking, and other forms of nefarious activity. These threats can have a major impact on profits as fewer people purchase or download software – with relatively new and unknown brands being particularly vulnerable.

This white paper discusses the malware threat, the potential impact on your business, and how to protect your company and your customers by using code signing.

Going Mobile: The case for a fully-functioning mobile payment system from banks

Going Mobile: The case for a fully-functioning mobile payment system from banks

You’re losing your young customers to faster, more mobile, payment methods such as Google Wallet, PayPal and Amazon’s looming One-Click system.

Learn how to develop your own app to retain and win younger customers.

Attend on Friday, 1 August 2014 at 13:00 British Summer Time (GMT+01:00) to hear from Denizbank Senior Vice President of Digital Generation Banking, Gürhan Çam.

Attend this webinar and learn:

  • How an effective mobile banking app can help you retain young customers 
  • How apps can reduce fraud and increase security 
  • How effective payment solutions can reduce basket abandonment in retail and commerce

Maximize Your Deductions and Lower Your Risk of An Audit

Maximize Your Deductions and Lower Your Risk of An Audit

When it comes to taxes most sales professionals, entrepreneurs, consultants and business owners have a serious dilemma.  You probably fit into one of these two situations. 

You don’t take business deductions because you don’t know about them or you are afraid of doing something wrong and getting audited by the IRS. 

Or, you do take deductions but you don’t have all the back-up data you would need if you got audited. (Mileage logs, receipts, tax diary with notes about who you met with and why).    

Join Wendy Weiss and special guest Sandy Botkin, Esq. & CPA for a powerful presentation of a product that will save time and help you save thousands of dollars a year in Taxes!  Join us as we unveil some tools and education that will change the way you do business! 

Sandy Botkin, CPA, Tax Attorney, and Former IRS Trainer has been helping tens of thousands lower their taxes by thousands of dollars a year!  Armed with Sandy’s insights, sales professionals, entrepreneurs, consultants and business owners will find owning your own business can be a literal gold mine of deductions!  We will show you how to maximize your deductions and lower your risk of an audit! 

We will show you how to keep more of your hard earned money. If you own your own business, we’ll show you  how Uncle Sam provides free government funding to help grow your business!

Title:  You’re Qualified to Save Thousands on Business Expenses. Find out How. 
Date: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 
Time: 12:01 PM – 1:00 PM EDT