Covid has greatly reduced class participation.
Challenge 1 - Marketing
Challenge 2 - Creating more marketable classes
Challenge 3 - Using social media effectively
Challenge 4 - Converting website visits to sales
Actions I’ve taken so far
Learning about Google Business, and attempting to use social media for marketing. Starting to network more.
Currently conduct one type of zoom training.
My future goals
Add additional trainings to our services.
Hire a receptionist, and a manager.
Sell merchandise on line.
My motivations to work with a mentor
My motivations is to learn from someone more experienced tha myself. Seek suggestions to effectively and efficiently run my business. Additionally provide a quality service and build strong relationships and create exceptional experiences for our consumers.
About my venture
First Steps Urban Outreach, Inc.
We are a Training & Certification Center
-Child Care Provider Training (For Those that want to Open Their Own Home Day Care or Work In One
-CPR/First Aid Training s (Required For Child Care Providers)
-School - Age Child Care Crdential (Two Semester Course)
-Child Care Supplies
-We also have an Impaired Driver Program with the Department of Motor Vehichles (a seven week program)
-We have a Alternative to Incarceration Program with NYC Courts (Alcohol/Drug Education-Mandatory Sessions)
-We conduct a 50/50 split with Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)
I worked as a Supervisor at a few Substance Use/Abuse Programs.
I earned a Masters Degree in Public Administration.
We take business trainings. We wish to sustain, expand & grow.