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Jul
10
Wed
Larger than Life WordPress Websites for Small Businesses @ Caboolture Hub, Seminar Room 3
Jul 10 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Larger than Life Wordpress Websites for Small Businesses @ Caboolture Hub, Seminar Room 3 | Caboolture | Queensland | Australia

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 workshop for those who have a new website and you are looking to optimise it for Google.

Understanding WordPress: Why is it the best platform for businesses?

Learn 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?

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Jul
17
Wed
Starting your Business: What you need to know @ The Belvedere Hotel, Meeting Room C
Jul 17 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Starting your Business: What you need to know @ The Belvedere Hotel, Meeting Room C | Woody Point | Queensland | Australia

Are you about to start, just started, or in the first year of your business? Here is a full days workshop on all you need to know about financials, intellectual property, trademarking, creative marketing, digital marketing and more! Lunch provided, please email us at: info@rdamoretonbay.org.au with special dietary needs.

Tickets are $40 for Startups/Businesses in the Moreton Bay Region (subsidised by RDA Moreton Bay) or $400 for Startups/Businesses outside of the region (Full Price)

Sessions:
Branding your Business and Creative Marketing – Jellyfish Creative
Website and Digital Marketing – The Growth Agency
Finance 101 – SRJ Walker Wayland
Intellectual Property and Trademarking – RedChip

Schedule:

Registration 8.45 – 9.00
Session One 9.00 – 10.30
Morning Tea 10.30 – 11.00
Session Two 11.00 – 12.30
Lunch 12:30 – 1.15
Session Three 1.15 – 2.45
Afternoon Tea 2.45 – 3.00
Session Four 3.00 – 4.30
Networking 4.30 – 5.30

 

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Jul
24
Wed
Why You Need a Marketing Strategy @ Caboolture Hub
Jul 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Why You Need a Marketing Strategy @ Caboolture Hub | Caboolture | Queensland | Australia

Marketing without a strategy is like driving without a road map; you’ll spend a lot of time going somewhere but chance are you won’t get where you wanted. If you want to formulate a targeted marketing ‘road map’ but don’t know how then this workshop is for you.

After this session you will know:

  • What is a marketing strategy
  • Why every business should have one
  • How to define your goals
  • Who are you talking to
  • What have you got to say
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Aug
7
Wed
General Grant Ready – How to Complete a Grant Application @ North Lakes Community Centre, Meeting Room 1
Aug 7 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
General 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, for the Maritime Industry including discussion on the Federal Government Entrepreneurs Program & Other Funding Initiatives

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.

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Aug
20
Tue
Strategic Business Planning @ Wantima Country Club
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Strategic Business Planning @ Wantima Country Club | Brendale | Queensland | Australia

more details to follow

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Aug
21
Wed
Essential Elements to Building a Successful Website – Bring your Own Device @ North Lakes Community Centre
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Essential Elements to Building a Successful Website - Bring your Own Device @ North Lakes Community Centre | North Lakes | Queensland | Australia

Your website is an extension of your business. In most cases it is the first time a potential customer could meet you. The saying always is – you have 7 seconds to make an impression! Question – what kind of impression do YOU want to make?

At the end of this two hour workshop you will have the knowledge to:

  1. determine what you ACTUALLY need in your website
  2. know the right questions to ask of an expert
  3. understand the fundamentals of website creation
  4. develop the basis of you website strategy

Once you have registered for the workshop you will receive the Building Your Website Template. Please ensure you download to your laptop so you can work through the template during the workshop

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Aug
23
Fri
Using Social Media & Digital Strategy to Improve your Sales Pipeline @ Caboolture Hub - Studio
Aug 23 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Using Social Media & Digital Strategy to Improve your Sales Pipeline @ Caboolture Hub - Studio | Caboolture | Queensland | Australia

NOTE: tickets have not yet gone on sale. Email: info@rdamoretonbay.org.au if you wish to be notified when tickets are released.

Attend the workshop to learn: What social media platforms best suit your business, How to stop wasting admin time managing your social media, Understanding Advertising V Branding, How to nurture online leads – understanding the digital customer journey, Maximising ROI and lead conversion

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.

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Sep
5
Thu
Marketing to the Billions – Digital Marketing to China and South East Asia @ Caboolture Hub - Seminar Room 1
Sep 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Marketing to the Billions - Digital Marketing to China and South East Asia @ Caboolture Hub - Seminar Room 1 | Caboolture | Queensland | Australia

NOTE: tickets have not yet gone on sale. Email: info@rdamoretonbay.org.au if you wish to be notified when tickets are released.

This workshop looks at how your business can be placed in front of the huge Asian audience.  We look into social media platforms like WeChat and WhatsApp, as well as looking at Baidu (considered the Chinese Google), we also look at how you can receive up to 50% back from all travel and marketing expenses, through Government grants associated with export growth.

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Sep
10
Tue
Financial Literacy for Business Owners @ North Lakes Community Centre Meeting Room 1
Sep 10 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Financial Literacy for Business Owners @ North Lakes Community Centre Meeting Room 1 | North Lakes | Queensland | Australia

Financial Literacy for Business Owners, only 15 seats available

  • How to read a profit & loss and balance sheet
  • Why profit does not equal cash
  • What’s your profit formula?
  • Understand the importance of cash flow

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.

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Sep
11
Wed
Finding the IDEAL Customer Relationship Management and Email Communcation Software for your Digital Success @ Caboolture Hub - Seminar Room 1
Sep 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Finding the IDEAL Customer Relationship Management and Email Communcation Software for your Digital Success @ Caboolture Hub - Seminar Room 1 | Caboolture | Queensland | Australia

 

You have invested in your lead generation strategies, creating a great presence within your potential audience and you are receiving enquires from all avenues.  Suddenly, you have gone from no enquiries to dozens.  A great problem to have!  HOWEVER, you soon realise that some of these leads are time wasters and tire kickers.  All the time invested on these leads means you have lost potential business.

This can be simply rectified.

In this workshop we discuss the importance of Customer Relationship Management and Email Communication software suited to your business, at its current stage and into the future.  By the end of the workshop you will:

            Identify the right CRM software for your business

            Plan your CRM Implementation

            Identify who will be your CRM Champion

            Understand the Engaged Customer Model and how it will work in your business

            Segment and migrate your Customer Data

And so much more.

When you Register… you will receive the CRM Implementation Template which will be used during the workshop so make sure you download to your laptop ready to complete.

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