E-business training to make north Louisiana circuit

James Barnes, Van Osdell, Mary Ann  |  10/16/2009 7:31:07 PM

The LSU AgCenter and the Louisiana Department of Economic Development have partnered to bring e-business training to north Louisiana beginning Oct. 21.

The classes are designed for owners of existing retail and service businesses, people wanting to start an Internet business, people operating businesses from their homes, retired persons seeking new challenges, agricultural producers and people considering alternative employment.

“Participants will learn how businesses use the Internet to make money, what makes a quality Web site, how to start blogging for business, search the Internet for better prices and the basics of eBay,” said James Barnes, director of the LSU AgCenter’s Delta Rural Development Center.

Sessions run from 9 a.m. to noon on Oct. 21 in Delhi at the library, 520 Main St.; Oct. 29 in Tallulah at the LSU AgCenter office; Nov. 3 at the Bienville Parish Library, 2768 Maple in Arcadia; Nov. 4 at the Morehouse Parish Library, 524 E. Madison in Bastrop; Nov. 10, at the Winn Parish Library, 205 West Main in Winnfield; Nov. 12, at the Franklin Parish Library, 705 Prairie St. in Winnsboro; and Nov. 13, at the Concordia Parish Library, 408 Texas St. in Vidalia.

Registration is free, but space is limited. To register in Delhi, Tallulah or Bastrop, e-mail rmiller@agcenter.lsu.edu. For Winnsboro, call 318-435-7551; for Concordia, call 318-435-2903; for Arcadia, call 318-263-7410; and for Winnfield, call 318-628-4478.

For more information, contact Barnes by phone or e-mail.

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Mary Ann Van Osdell

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