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Upcoming Events

Sep
26
Thu
Redcliffe Peninsula Chamber of Commerce – Belvedere Business Mingle @ The Belvedere Hotel
Sep 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Oct
1
Tue
Redcliffe Peninsular Chamber of Commerce – TBA @ Mon Komo Hotel
Oct 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Apart from our usual networking and updates come along and hear about (TBC)

Oct
9
Wed
Digital Business Workshop: Larger than Life WordPress Websites for Small Business @ Bribie Island RSL
Oct 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Digital Business Workshop: Larger than Life Wordpress Websites for Small Business @ Bribie Island RSL | Bongaree | Queensland | Australia

Presented by KATRINA PURANIK

This workshop will cover a range topics that you will need to know to set up your first website, from choosing a domain name, to submitting your website to Google and telling the search engine how to categorise your website for SEO. You should attend this workshop before you get started with your website, but this is also a great session for those who have a new website and are looking to optimise it for Google. Key outcomes:

  • Understanding WordPress
  • Why is it the best platform for businesses?
  • How to pick a theme
  • Which plugins should you use?
  • How to optimise your website
  • Google Data – Get switched on!
  • Maintaining your website
  • Google Ads – Where to now?

By the end of the workshop you will have a key understanding of what platforms and digital strategies will deliver you the best results for your business.

Oct
16
Wed
Getting Grant Ready – How to Complete a Grant Application @ North Lakes Community Centre Meeting Room 1
Oct 16 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Getting Grant Ready - How to Complete a Grant Application @ North Lakes Community Centre Meeting Room 1 | North Lakes | Queensland | Australia

Getting Grant Ready:

  • Understanding  the seven-step process to ensure your business is best placed to take advantage of grant opportunities;
  • Understanding the importance of having a Strategic Business Plan and why this is the foundation stone on which your application is based;
  • Obtain practical tips on how to complete grant applications – including mapping an application to a current small business grant;
  • Obtain an overview of some of the relevant grant funding opportunities available to help you achieve your business goals.

8:45am Registration for a 9:00am Start

This practical session will be presented by Dianne Brown, Business Advisor with SRJ Walker Wayland, on behalf of RDA Moreton Bay

Dianne is a Chartered Accountant with over 15 years public practice experience in the small to medium sized enterprise (SME) market. Dianne’s career has been fuelled by her intellectual curiosity and her desire to know how businesses work, what drives the business and its owners and how we can do things better to achieve both our business and life goals.

Dianne’s special skill is her ability to communicate complex tax and accounting information in easy to understand language tailored to various audiences including business owners, managers, non-accountants and accountants.

To support this, Dianne has developed a special interest in accessing alternative funding arrangements to help businesses achieve their growth. As such, she specialises in evaluating and obtaining both Federal and State Grant funding for businesses operating in both the commercial arena and the not-for-profit space.

Oct
17
Thu
Grow your Business through CRM Implementation @ Wantima Country Club
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Grow your Business through CRM Implementation @ Wantima Country Club | Brendale | Queensland | Australia

This workshop will cover:

  • How to invest in the right Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system, at the right price
  • Why your CRM is one of the most critical components of your business
  • How investing in a CRM now will yield high ROI
  • Your CRM is a growing asset – here’s why!
  • How to choose the right CRM for your business
  • Techniques to ensure your team utilises the CRM
Oct
24
Thu
Redcliffe Peninsula Chamber of Commerce – Belvedere Business Mingle @ The Belvedere Hotel
Oct 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Nov
5
Tue
Using Mailchimp to increase customer engagement & profitability – BYO Device @ Redcliffe Library Meeting Room
Nov 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Using Mailchimp to increase customer engagement & profitability - BYO Device @ Redcliffe Library Meeting Room | Redcliffe | Queensland | Australia

Did you know that brands lose an average of 25% of their mailing list annually, and between 25-50% of customers become inactive?

If they are not communicating with you, they will be communicating with your competitors. Using Mailchimp as the main email communication platform, in this workshop you will learn:

  • Setup of your newsletter for increased engagement
  • The process for developing an automated response campaign
  • 3 tricks to re-engage your old and outdated database
  • How to integrate with other software platforms for automated communication

This is a hands-on workshop where you will be working inside Mailchimp and creating templates to send.

Nov
7
Thu
Why developing a content calendar will help you keep your sanity @ Wantima Country Club
Nov 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Why developing a content calendar will help you keep your sanity @ Wantima Country Club | Brendale | Queensland | Australia

If you want to learn how to formulate a targeted content calendar that will take the stress out of developing content, then this workshop is for you.

This session will help you understand the following:

  • What is a content calendar?
  • Why do you need one?
  • Different calendars for different reasons (blogging / social etc)
  • Coming up with themes
  • Leveraging off bigger events
  • National calendar
  • Pre-scheduling

You’ll also receive a framework to design your own weekly or monthly content calendar.

Nov
12
Tue
Redcliffe Peninsular Chamber of Commerce – TBA @ Mon Komo Hotel
Nov 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Apart from our usual networking and updates come along and hear about (TBC)

Nov
13
Wed
Planning for Business Growth @ North Lakes Community Centre Meeting Room 1
Nov 13 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Planning for Business Growth @ North Lakes Community Centre Meeting Room 1 | North Lakes | Queensland | Australia

Planning for Business Growth

  • 4 key ways to grow your business
  • Identifying and evaluating common barriers to growth
  • Identifying Funding opportunities

This practical session will be presented by Dianne Brown, Business Advisor with SRJ Walker Wayland on behalf of RDA Moreton Bay

Dianne is a Chartered Accountant with over 15 years public practice experience in the small to medium sized enterprise (SME) market. Dianne’s career has been fuelled by her intellectual curiosity and her desire to know how businesses work, what drives the business and its owners and how we can do things better to achieve both our business and life goals.

Dianne’s special skill is her ability to communicate complex tax and accounting information in easy to understand language tailored to various audiences including business owners, managers, non-accountants and accountants.