Libraries Mean Business: Online Resources for Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses Webinar

June 27, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Sponsored by: Ohio Library Council


FREE* for OLC members only.

*Individual members or staff of OLC Institutional member libraries.

NOTE: When registering, click “Finalize This Transaction” instead of “Pay Now” as there is no cost to participate.

Registration is limited to the first 98 registrants | Registration Deadline: June 22

Presenters: Karine Aswad, Marketing & Outreach Manager,Office of Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted; and Michelle Francis, Director of Government and Legal Services, Ohio Library Council

Did you know the Ohio Secretary of State’s (SOS) website is a great resource for library customers and patrons who want to start or manage their small business? With the state’s newly formed partnership with Google – Ohio Business Central provides the resources and information for entrepreneurs and small businesses to get started in one location. With Google’s online business resources, library customers can register their business, build a free website, join the Google small business community, and watch their small business video series for tips.

In addition, the SOS’s website has information on:

  • Starting a Nonprofit, Sole Proprietorship, Partnership, Corporation or LLC in Ohio
  • Registering your trademark or service mark; and
  • Secured transaction filings.

Find out how your library can be an excellent resource for aspiring and experienced business owners. Get the latest information and training on the SOS’s website so that you know how to better serve your library customers and point them in the right direction.

What’s Included: Participation in the live webinar and/or access to the archived version at a later date, resources (if applicable) provided by the presenters.

NOTE: Webinar invitations and access information will be sent via e-mail on June 25. Please check that your correct e-mail address is listed in your my OLC profile page.

The webinar will be recorded and posted to the OLC website.