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f you have some time, a little creativity, and a desire to be your own boss, you could turn a pastime activity that you love into a profitable business. Learn how to determine if your hobby-to-business idea is feasible and will really make money.

COST: $49.00 $0*

*In order to help small businesses recover from the effects of COVID-19, the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center is currently offering all of its continuing education programming at no direct charge to small business owners, employees and prospective business owners for calendar year 2020 thanks to special funding from the CARES Act.

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Topics will include:

  • How to determine if there is a market for your products
  • Setting realistic production and revenue goals
  • Estimating costs
  • Pricing for profit
  • Selecting a suitable selling platform
  • Finding startup money
  • Developing a marketing plan

Upon completing the class, attendees should be ready to complete a plan for converting their hobby to a business that includes:

  • Researching target markets and competition
  • Developing a marketing plan
  • Selecting a business model
  • Set up their business to operate legally
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