MONTICELLO — How to operate a home-based business and how to boost sales are the topics of a pair of free seminars to be hosted by the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC) at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

The first seminar, “Operating a Home-Based Business,” will be held from 9-11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, in the Star City Civic Center.

The second seminar, “Boost Your Sales,” will be held from 10 a.m.-noon on Thursday, Dec. 7, in the House Room of the John F. Gibson University Center on the UAM campus.

To register for either seminar, contact Stephanie Harton, ASBTDC director, at (870) 460-1808 or register online at