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Are you in need of additional business expenses for 2013? Register for these upcoming events before 11:59PM on December 31st, 2013 and claim this cost as a marketing expense for this tax reporting year! Every business needs an accounting system. Freshbooks, the online accounting system, which is FREE for the first 3 customers, is an excellent system to track your business expenses! Start the system with these marketing expenses for 2013:

December 6th, 2013 8:30am - 10:30am - Facebook Small Business Boost Join experts from Facebook's Small Business Team as they share best practices, success stories, and strategies for how to grow, manage, and understand your business identity on Facebook. There are over one billion people on Facebook. Learn how to reach the right audience for your business and turn them into loyal customers. Bring your laptop or tablet to follow along. (optional). Come prepared with your Facebook marketing questions for a live Q&A. To learn more about using Facebook for your small business, visit the Facebook for Business Page at Attendance is limited. RSVP @ ( This event is sold out but a wait list is available)

December 7th, 2013 11am - 2pm Navigating the College Scholarship process to help parents pay for college! Sonsored by The Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable. Registration is required at

December 18th, 2013 9:30am - 11:30am OSTRC Peer Networking Event STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. The OSTRC's monthly Peer Networking Meetings provide OST staff with an opportunity to share resources, develop new professional relationships, and use these experiences to enhance their programs. Attending PNMs can also count toward formal training credit hours. Register @


Tuesday, January 07, 2014 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM "Business Plan series" In this series, you will draft your Business Plan, describe your Financial Model, learn to improve your Business Model, and develop an Action Plan. In order to successfully complete your draft Business Plan, entrepreneurs are encouraged to complete weekly assignments and submit drafts for a Business Plan Review following the series. Sponsor: Wharton SBDC Cost: $225

January 13th, 2014 6:00pm 8:30pm - "What is your vision" for 2014 “In order to develop a positive action we must develop here a positive vision.”—Dalai Lama. The workshop begins with a short presentation in which you’ll learn WHY these poster-sized collages are essential to goal setting and their basis in the science and neurology of the brain, not just some hocus-pocus art-making.Register @

January 20th, 2014 6:30pm - 8:30pm - Calling All Female Entrepreneurs Cohort 3 - This series is designed to inform and educate entrepreneurs on real life issues that directly affect their success. The three major components are: an Accounting System, a Marketing/Networking System and great personal Credit. The hosts, Tara Colquitt and Nicole Newman, have been working together for years and successfully growing businesses with systems to allow the owners to manage their time. Time Management is an essential skill in business and another layer of new responsibilities (marketing, accounting, making product/service, staff ) have been added to the already busy lifestyle. The Series consists of three classes and 1 networking event. RSVP @ NOW to take advantage of the early bird discount and attend what is your vision workshop on January 13th for FREE!

Plan for a better 2014 by networking and taking advantage of tax savings in 2013!

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