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Solopreneurship 101

Monday, May 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm • Organized By SCORE Kansas City
4801 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, Missouri 64110


Running your own business can be intimidating. You may have the best idea, the best services, or the best products. But if you don’t know how to run a business, success is not going to come easy.

Having the right tools can make or break your business. From all the necessary paperwork to promoting yourself in the best light, there’s a lot that goes into it. And, if done right, can do wonders for your solo business.

In this IN-PERSON presentation, we’ll dive into: • Simple Motivation Strategies • Smart Policies and Procedures • Pricing, Estimates and Invoices • Promotional Tricks • And More

Faculty: Julie Cortés. Julie is an award-winning freelance advertising/marketing copywriter and proofreader who, after 20+ years in business, has learned the best tips an tricks for getting ahead. She’s the founder of The Freelance Exchange and teaches as an adjunct professor at the Kansas City Art Institute. As a public speaker and business coach, she’s living out her passion of helping others succeed by sharing savvy advice, best practices and industry standards. With an engaging and energetic style, Cortés easily connects with audiences through her passion and authenticity.

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Kauffman Foundation Conference Center
4801 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64110
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