Business Training at the Library

Stromsburg Public Library and the Stromsburg Chamber of Commerce are joining with the Rural Enterprise Assistance Program (REAP) to bring training to Stromsburg. Three classes will be provided by REAP trainers in March, April, and May. Please bring your own laptop or device to get the most from these classes. Classes run from 5 pm – 8 pm and the Stromsburg Chamber of Commerce will be providing a light meal. The Rural Enterprise Assistance Project is committed to strengthening rural communities through small, self-employed business development. We offer four essential services: financing (micro loans), business training, technical assistance, and networking. To learn more go to

March 12 – Basic Quickbooks – will cover setting up a chart of accounts, making sure accounts are connected correctly, entering transactions, reconciliations, and simple reports. Specific questions from participants are welcomed and encouraged. To register, please go to or call the library.

April 2 – Advanced Quickbooks – will include sales tax transactions, more in-depth reporting, and more of a Q & A approach tailored to participants needs. To register, please go to or call the library.

May 14 – Online Marketing Strategies – Many small business owners get caught up trying to use social media but then forget the basic necessity of having a broader online presence.  81% of shoppers conduct online searches before buying. What will your potential clients find out about you?  During this session, we’ll discuss what, where and why of websites, email marketing, and social media. We’ve blocked out time to answer your business-specific questions. Want to know how your business could be using Facebook? Want to learn more about how to integrate email marketing? Just interested in learning more in general about online marketing? This interactive session is for you! To register, please go to or call the library.

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