Butte College Small Business Development Center will present a workshop on How to Turn Your Hobby Into A Business 9-11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 22 at Paradise Ridge Chamber of Commerce, 6161 Clark Road, #1, Paradise.
The workshop is free but you must register to attend.
You will follow a step-by-step process on how to turn your hobby into a business. You will learn what it takes to start and run the business; how to make money doing what you enjoy; brainstorm opportunities to generate enough income to make it worth your time; complete list of items needed to start; understand legal requirements (i.e., license, permits); develop a basic business plan outline; determine how much money you need to start and sustain the business until it is profitable; calculate how much profit you need to make to maintain your cost of living; learn basic bookkeeping and how to manage the financials; understand that you are the boss and not an employee and what that comes with; and implement time management practices to be successful.
Register online https://www.buttecollegesbdc.com/events/ or call the center at 530-895-9017.