Denver Area Classes

These are small business classes and SEO classes that are available in the Denver metro area.

Will It Fly: Explore Your Business Idea – 2.5 hour class
You’ve got a great business idea…but can it become a great business? Come to this fun, engaging 2.5 hour class and learn how to test your business idea(s) using a simple, ten-step evaluation process. By the end of the class, you’ll be better able to predict whether your business will succeed, how long it will take to reach breakeven, how much you’ll be able to pay yourself, and how you can improve your overall chances for success!

Instructor: Jennifer Croft
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: The Commons on Champa, downtown Denver

Upcoming Dates:
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Wednesday, November 28, 2018

For more info and to register: Contact The Commons on Champa, (720) 484-5400.

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Commons Business Bootcamp – 2-day Workshop
Have you always wanted to be your own boss? There’s never been a better time! Whether you plan to start a part-time or full-time business, this fun and informative 2-day workshop will  show you how to successfully turn your dream into a reality. You’ll discover how to properly set up your business and how to market your products and services. You’ll also learn about pricing, cash flow, financing, employees, taxes, business plans, and more. The information you’ll take away can be applied to any type of business, including: home-based, online, retail, service, tech, manufacturing, or distribution.

Instructor: Jennifer Croft
Time: Saturday and Sunday, from 9 am – 4 pm
Location: The Commons on Champa, downtown Denver

Upcoming Dates:
Saturday/Sunday, November 3-4, 2018
Saturday/Sunday, February 9-10, 2019

For more info and to register: Contact The Commons on Champa, (720) 484-5400.

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Writing For The Web – 2.5 hour class
You can make a lot of money writing for the web – whether it be for your own website or for clients’ sites. In this fun and engaging class, you’ll learn how to apply basic search engine optimization (SEO) to your writing so that your pages will climb to the top of Google and other search engines. You’ll learn how to perform in-depth keyword research, how to plan and organize a page, how to write for SEO, how to line-edit for SEO, and how to track your SEO progress.

This class is ideal for freelance writers and marketing consultants who would like to add “SEO writing” to their skillset and resume, as well as small business owners who would like to improve the performance of their own websites.

Instructor: Jennifer Croft
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: Colorado Free University, Lowry

Upcoming Dates:
Wednesday, October 8, 2018
Thursday, February 7, 2019

For more info and to register: Contact Colorado Free University, (303) 399-0093.

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Marketing 101: How To Develop An Effective Plan – 2.5 hour class
Is the amount of time and money that you’re spending on marketing paying off? To bring in the business that you need you must have a strong marketing plan. Before you start running ads or jumping on social media, get grounded with a look at the “big picture” of marketing your small business. Start with identifying the relevant factors: what are you selling, what is your pricing position, who is your target market, and how much competition do you face. Then identify the 3-5 types of marketing that will work best for your business. Learn how to set realistic marketing goals and how to test and track if your marketing is working. This comprehensive marketing class is good for all types of businesses, including: service, retail, e-commerce, manufacturing, and distribution businesses.

Instructor: Jennifer Croft
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: Colorado Free University, Lowry

Upcoming Dates:
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Wednesday, February 6, 2019

For more info and to register: Contact Colorado Free University, (303) 399-0093.

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About Jennifer Croft
Self-employed since the age of twenty, Jennifer Croft has successfully started and run seven small businesses. Owner of Croft Communications, she is a master teacher and business consultant and has helped more than 3,000 people start and run their own businesses.

Jennifer has more than 30 years experience in marketing, and she specializes in search engine optimization (SEO). She has provided SEO strategies for more than 600 websites, ranging in size from 5 pages to 5 million pages. She has conducted SEO trainings for Arizona State University, Temple University, Texas Tech University, University of California (Riverside), University of Texas (Tyler), and dozens of other colleges and universities. She also owns 40 websites and is the founder of 5-Minute Classes.