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Young minds

Juliana D. Norwood | 2/24/2010, 8 p.m.

The United States Small Business Administration (SBA) will host youthpreneur webinars in celebration of National Entrepreneurship Week today at 8 a.m. and noon.
The purpose of the workshops are to encourage youth to become the next generation of business owners. The webinars will teach the fundamentals of owning your own business as well as how to use social networking like Myspace, Facebook and Twitter to share and create business ideas.
The 8 a.m. webinar will be hosted by Shonika Proctor, CEO of Renegade CEOs, which offers teen entrepreneurs coaching services and a variety of products, people and services that encourage them to transform their talents into real businesses. "The topic is Me...Myself...and Why? A Business Roadmap for Determined Teens Who are Making Their Way."
The topic is "How to Leverage Top Internet Tools to Grow and Market Your Business at No Cost."
For visual and audio access to the webinar go to www.ReadyTalk.com, click "join a meeting" and enter access code 3761101. Then dial (866) 740-1260 and enter access code 3761101 (plus the # key). The system requirements are: Windows, Mac, Linux or Solaris operating systems; Internet Explorer, Safari or Firefox Web browsers and a separate telephone line is needed for the audio portion.
Those who were not able to participate in the webinar, can check the web site after seven days, and the entire programs should be available for review. www.sba.gov.