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Branding with Canva (Toodyay)

Branding with Canva (Toodyay)

Aug 10, 10:00am - Aug 10, 1:00pm

Toodyay Community Resource Centre111 Stirling TceToodyay, WA6566 Map

Want to create professional looking promotional images for social media? Or create a branded poster, flyer, menu or price list for your business?

Bring your laptop and learn how to use Canva - a free tool that makes it easy to create amazing branded graphics from templates. This beginner level presentation will help you understand the basics of branding and show you how to use Canva to maintain consistency across all media for successful brand recognition.

Pre-requisites
You do not need a Canva account or any experience with Canva. But good computer skills are required to follow this presentation.

Program
This workshop covers:

- Basics of good branding
- Canva features overview
- Canva demonstration
- Your Brand Kit
- Branding Canva templates
- Using Canva for Social Media
- Photo, Design & Printing Tips
- Create a graphic

What to Bring
- Your laptop (we will provide free WiFi access)
- Your business branding (eg. logo, colours, fonts and photos if available) but if you don’t have these things, I will help you source them.

Places are limited due to COVID restrictions. RSVP via Eventbrite is Essential.

If you cannot make this workshop or would like 1:1 advice, please book a free consultation by calling 1800 249 562 or online at www.rsmbusinesslocal.com.au/wheatbelt

#Wheatbelt #Toodyay
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Branding with Canva (Northam)

Branding with Canva (Northam)

Aug 10, 5:30pm - Aug 10, 7:30pm

Northam Chamber of Commerce160 Fitzgerald StNortham, WA6401 Map

Want to create professional looking promotional images for social media? Or create a branded poster, flyer, menu or price list for your business?

Bring your laptop and learn how to use Canva - a free tool that makes it easy to create amazing branded graphics from templates. This beginner level presentation will help you understand the basics of branding and show you how to use Canva to maintain consistency across all media for successful brand recognition.

Pre-requisites
You do not need a Canva account or any experience with Canva. But good computer skills are required to follow this presentation.

Program
This workshop covers:

- Basics of good branding
- Canva features overview
- Canva demonstration
- Your Brand Kit
- Branding Canva templates
- Using Canva for Social Media
- Photo, Design & Printing Tips
- Create a graphic

What to Bring
- Your laptop (we will provide free WiFi access)
- Your business branding (eg. logo, colours, fonts and photos if available) but if you don’t have these things, I will help you source them.

Places are limited due to COVID restrictions. RSVP via Eventbrite is Essential.

If you cannot make this workshop or would like 1:1 advice, please book a free consultation by calling 1800 249 562 or online at www.rsmbusinesslocal.com.au/wheatbelt

#Wheatbelt #Northam
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Branding with Canva (Mukinbudin)

Branding with Canva (Mukinbudin)

Aug 12, 10:00am - Aug 12, 12:30pm

Mukinbudin Community Resource Centre8 White StreetMukinbudin, WA6479 Map

Want to create professional looking promotional images for social media? Or create a branded poster, flyer, menu or price list for your business?

Bring your laptop and learn how to use Canva - a free tool that makes it easy to create amazing branded graphics from templates. This beginner level presentation will help you understand the basics of branding and show you how to use Canva to maintain consistency across all media for successful brand recognition.

Pre-requisites
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You do not need a Canva account or any experience with Canva. But good computer skills are required to follow this presentation.

Program
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This workshop covers:
Basics of good branding
Canva features overview
Canva demonstration
Set up your Brand Kit
Branding Canva templates
Using Canva for Social Media
Photo, Design & Printing Tips
Create a graphic

What to Bring
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Your laptop (we will provide free WiFi access)
Your business branding (eg. logo, colours, fonts and photos if available) but if you don’t have these things, I will help you source them.

Places are limited due to COVID restrictions. RSVP via Eventbrite is Essential.

If you cannot make this workshop or would like 1:1 advice, please book a free consultation by calling 1800 249 562 or at www.rsmbusinesslocal.com.au/wheatbelt

#Wheatbelt #Mukinbudin
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Branding with Canva (Karratha)

Branding with Canva (Karratha)

Aug 13, 10:00am - Aug 13, 12:00pm

The Business Centre Pilbara7/18 Hedland PlaceKarratha, WA6714 Map

Want to create professional looking promotional images for social media? Or create a branded poster, flyer, menu or price list for your business?

Bring your laptop and learn how to use Canva - a free tool that makes it easy to create amazing branded graphics from templates. This beginner level presentation will help you understand the basics of branding and show you how to use Canva to maintain consistency across all media for successful brand recognition.

**Pre-requisites
You do not need a Canva account or any experience with Canva. But good computer skills are required to follow this presentation.

**Program
This workshop covers:

- Basics of good branding
- Canva features overview
- Canva demonstration
- Your Brand Kit (logo, colours, fonts)
- Branding Canva templates
- Choosing the right images
- Using Canva for social media
- Design & Printing tips
- Create a graphic

**What to Bring
Your laptop (we will provide free WiFi access)
Your business branding (eg. logo, colours, fonts and photos if available) but if you don’t have these things, I can help you source them.

If you cannot make this workshop or would like 1:1 advice, please book a free consultation by calling 1800 249 562 or at www.rsmbusinesslocal.com.au/pilbara

**Presenter
RSM Business Local advisor, Oksana Bulavtceva is a marketing professional with experience in B2B & B2C marketing including brand development, sales promotion, customer engagement & retention; and has strong hands-on digital marketing expertise across social media, search and eCommerce.

#Pilbara #Karratha
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Digital Marketing Health Check (Tom Price)

Digital Marketing Health Check (Tom Price)

Aug 17, 9:00am - Aug 17, 11:00am

Nintirri CentreCentral RoadTom Price, WA6751 Map

Learn the latest trends & identify opportunities to improve your digital marketing with guidance from an expert and other local businesses.

How are you tracking with your online presence? Are you using all the right messages and tools to position your brand in the market, attract new customers and encourage loyalty and referrals.

In this workshop for small businesses, our Marketing Expert Oksana Bulavtceva will provide an overview of the latest digital marketing trends and then guide participants through a detailed digital marketing checklist covering:

-branding & messaging
-websites
-getting found in Google/search engines
-social media marketing - Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, LinkedIn etc
-paid advertising and promotions
-email marketing & loyalty.

There will be an opportunity to ask questions and share your experience throughout.

If you cannot make this workshop or would like 1:1 advice, please book a free consultation by calling 1800 249 562 or at www.rsmbusinesslocal.com.au/pilbara

RSVP Essential.

Presenter
RSM Business Local advisor, Oksana Bulavtceva is a marketing professional with experience in B2B & B2C marketing including brand development, sales promotion, customer engagement & retention; and has strong hands-on digital marketing expertise across social media, search and eCommerce.

#Pilbara #TomPrice
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Bookkeeping Essentials (Dongara)

Bookkeeping Essentials (Dongara)

Aug 17, 5:00pm - Aug 17, 6:30pm

Dongara CRC

Learn bookkeeping & payroll fundamentals and the tools to streamline administration and harness financial reporting for your business.
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Are you thinking about starting a business and wondering how to record your financial transactions?

Are you currently in business and thinking about changing software or moving beyond Excel spreadsheets?

Or do you wonder if you are using your software to its best abilities?

Join us for a FREE presentation where we go through bookkeeping fundamentals and the software and apps to streamline administration and harness financial reporting for your business!

Who's it for?
This is an entry level workshop for people with little or no understanding of Bookkeeping.

It will also be useful for business owners who want to ensure they are recording their financial transactions efficiently.

What we will cover
+Accounts Payable & Receivable
+Payroll/Employees - including Single Touch Payroll
+GST Registration
+Common Reports
+Software overview - MYOB, Xero, Quickbooks
+Data Automation
+And More…

There will be an opportunity to ask questions or you can book a Free one-on-one follow up consultation afterwards to discuss your individual requirements.

If you cannot make this workshop or would like 1:1 advice, please book a free consultation by calling 1800 249 562 or at www.rsmbusinesslocal.com.au/mid-west

#MidWest #Dongara
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Digital Marketing Health Check (Paraburdoo)

Digital Marketing Health Check (Paraburdoo)

Aug 18, 10:00am - Aug 18, 12:00pm

Karingal Neighbourhood CentreLot 88 Anzac PlaceParaburdoo, WA6754 Map

Learn the latest trends & identify opportunities to improve your digital marketing with guidance from an expert and other local businesses.

How are you tracking with your online presence? Are you using all the right messages and tools to position your brand in the market, attract new customers and encourage loyalty and referrals.

In this workshop for small businesses, our Marketing Expert Oksana Bulavtceva will provide an overview of the latest digital marketing trends and then guide participants through a detailed digital marketing checklist covering:

-branding & messaging
-websites
-getting found in Google/search engines
-social media marketing - Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, LinkedIn etc
-paid advertising and promotions
-email marketing & loyalty.

There will be an opportunity to ask questions and share your experience throughout.

If you cannot make this workshop or would like 1:1 advice, please book a free consultation by calling 1800 249 562 or at www.rsmbusinesslocal.com.au/pilbara

RSVP Essential.

Presenter
RSM Business Local advisor, Oksana Bulavtceva is a marketing professional with experience in B2B & B2C marketing including brand development, sales promotion, customer engagement & retention; and has strong hands-on digital marketing expertise across social media, search and eCommerce.

#Pilbara #Paraburdoo
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Business Health Checks (Nungarin)

Business Health Checks (Nungarin)

Aug 18, 10:00am - Aug 18, 3:30pm

Nungarin Community Resource Centre28 Railway AvenueNungarin, WA6490 Map

Book a FREE 1 hour business health check to get a clearer picture of your business performance across a range of areas. Identify focus areas for to set you on the right track to success.

The review will cover a range of areas including:
- Financials including taxation, bookkeeping and cash flow
- Planning
- Marketing
- Operations and IT
- Staffing and HR

Following your health check, our Wheatbelt advisor, Willy Regan will provide ongoing guidance on your business journey:

Book a consultation at www.rsmbusinesslocal.com.au/nungarin/, message us or phone 1800 249 562 for more information.
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Branding with Canva (Wongan Hills)

Branding with Canva (Wongan Hills)

Aug 19, 10:00am - Aug 19, 12:30pm

Wongan Hills Community Resource CentreThe Station 1 Wongan RoadWongan Hills, WA6603 Map

Want to create professional looking promotional images for social media? Or create a branded poster, flyer, menu or price list for your business?

Bring your laptop and learn how to use Canva - a free tool that makes it easy to create amazing branded graphics from templates. This beginner level presentation will help you understand the basics of branding and show you how to use Canva to maintain consistency across all media for successful brand recognition.

Pre-requisites
You do not need a Canva account or any experience with Canva. But good computer skills are required to follow this presentation.

Program
This workshop covers:

- Basics of good branding
- Canva features overview
- Canva demonstration
- Your Brand Kit
- Branding Canva templates
- Using Canva for Social Media
- Photo, Design & Printing Tips
- Create a graphic

What to Bring
- Your laptop (we will provide free WiFi access)
- Your business branding (eg. logo, colours, fonts and photos if available) but if you don’t have these things, I will help you source them.

Places are limited due to COVID restrictions. RSVP via Eventbrite is Essential.

If you cannot make this workshop or would like 1:1 advice, please book a free consultation by calling 1800 249 562 or online at www.rsmbusinesslocal.com.au/wheatbelt

#Wheatbelt #WonganHills
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Starting a Business (Geraldton)

Starting a Business (Geraldton)

Aug 24, 9:30am - Aug 24, 11:30am

RSM Australia12 Bayly StreetGeraldton, WA6530 Map

FREE workshop for anyone thinking about starting their own business, or who already has a business but is open to new ideas.

You’ll cover the key steps; from initial assessment and looking at your suitability to run a business, to financing your idea, and identifying sales opportunities.

You’ll also receive lots of hints and tips on where to find more detailed information and advice on how to start a business.

Program
This presentation covers:

-the essentials of starting your own business
-key steps to launching your business
-assess your business idea
-build your business plan
-choose your business structure
-legal obligations
-build your support team
-figure out your finances
-market your business

You'll receive a practical workbook, which includes an 'Are you ready?' checklist, and there will be an opportunity to ask questions.

If you cannot make this workshop or would like 1:1 advice, please book a free consultation by calling 1800 249 562 or at www.rsmbusinesslocal.com.au/mid-west

RSVP Essential.

#MidWest #Geraldton
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How to Create a Website That Drives Sales (Geraldton)

How to Create a Website That Drives Sales (Geraldton)

Aug 31, 9:00am - Aug 31, 11:30am

RSM Australia12 Bayly StreetGeraldton, WA6530 Map

Wix, WordPress, Webflow…what? Trying to decide whether you need a website and where to start your website journey can be overwhelming.

Our web design expert , Jen Hanrahan will show you what a website can do for your business, and break down the key steps to design, build and maintain an effective business website.

We will compare and demonstrate popular website platforms to help you decide whether to do it yourself or hire professionals (or a bit of both).

You will receive a detailed checklist and planning guide that you can use as the foundation for your new website; and an opportunity to book free follow-up consultations for assistance as you progress through your website journey.

Who it's for
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This workshop is suitable for any retail, trade or service business whether you sell in-person, online or both. It's ideal for business owner/operators who:
-don’t have a website but think it's time you got one;
-have a website, but know it needs an overhaul.

What We Will Cover
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* What a website can do for your business
* Elements of a high performance website
* Key steps to create & manage your website
--Research & Plan
--Design & Build - including platform demos
--Test & Launch
--Monitor & Maintain

Places are limited. RSVP via Eventbrite is Essential.

If you cannot make this workshop or would like 1:1 advice, please book a free consultation by calling 1800 249 562 or at www.rsmbusinesslocal.com.au/mid-west

Presenter
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RSM Business Local advisor, Jen Hanrahan has specialised in digital marketing since 2005. Before joining the Business Local team in 2018, Jen owned and ran Blaze Digital – a successful web design and online marketing consultancy servicing small businesses throughout regional Western Australia.

Jen has built over 100 websites for businesses across a range of industries including creative, eCommerce/retail, events & tourism, health & beauty, industrial, mining & construction trades, professional services, education, not-for-profits and corporate.

#MidWest #Geraldton
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Branding with Canva (Brookton)

Branding with Canva (Brookton)

Sep 1, 5:30pm - Sep 1, 8:00pm

Brookton Community Resource Centre89 Robinson RoadBrookton, WA6306 Map

Want to create professional looking promotional images for social media? Or create a branded poster, flyer, menu or price list for your business?

Bring your laptop and learn how to use Canva - a free tool that makes it easy to create amazing branded graphics from templates. This beginner level presentation will help you understand the basics of branding and show you how to use Canva to maintain consistency across all media for successful brand recognition.

Pre-requisites
You do not need a Canva account or any experience with Canva. But good computer skills are required to follow this presentation.

Program
This workshop covers:

-Basics of good branding
-Canva features overview
-Canva demonstration
-Set up your Brand Kit
-Branding Canva templates
-Using Canva for Social Media
-Photo, Design & Printing Tips
-Create a graphic

What to Bring
-Your laptop (we will provide free WiFi access)
-Your business branding (eg. logo, colours, fonts and photos if available) but if you don’t have these things, I will help you source them.

RSVP via Eventbrite is Essential.

If you cannot make this workshop or would like 1:1 advice, please book a free consultation by calling 1800 249 562 or at www.rsmbusinesslocal.com.au/wheatbelt

#Wheatbelt #Brookton
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Facebook Essentials for Small Business (Lancelin)

Facebook Essentials for Small Business (Lancelin)

Sep 2, 9:00am - Sep 2, 12:00pm

Lancelin Community Resource & Visitor Centre

There have been lots of changes to Facebook over the past year including new and improved business tools like Facebook Shops and Facebook Business Suite. And more changes are rolled out regularly.

Bring your laptop and work through how to best use Facebook for your business in a relaxed, small class environment. Get tips on optimum Page set-up and ongoing engagement to maximise your reach and attract new clients and customers.

Program
This workshop covers:

-Facebook Overview - how it works and key stats
-Page Set-up - checklist
-Industry Specific Page Settings
-Page Management - managing notifications, messages, comments, reviews and insights
-Growing Your Page Likers/Followers
Posting - why, how and what your business should post.
-Facebook Advertising - brief overview

If you cannot make this workshop or would like 1:1 support with Facebook or any aspect of your marketing, please book a free 1:1 marketing consultation by calling 1800 249 562 or at www.rsmbusinesslocal.com.au/wheatbelt/

Places are limited. RSVP is Essential.

#Wheatbelt #Lancelin
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How to Create a Website (Mullewa)

How to Create a Website (Mullewa)

Oct 6, 5:00pm - Oct 6, 7:30pm

Mullewa Community Resource Centre8 Jose StreetMullewa, WA6630 Map

Wix, WordPress, Webflow…what? Trying to decide where to start your website journey can be overwhelming.

This workshop will break down the key steps to design, build and maintain an effective business website and help you decide whether to do it yourself or hire professionals.

Our web design expert will help you determine what you want a website to do for your business, and compare and demonstrate popular website platforms.

You will receive a detailed checklist and planning guide that you can use as the foundation for your new website; and an opportunity to book free follow-up consultations for assistance as you progress through your website journey.

Who it's for
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This workshop is for business owner/operators who:

- don’t have a website but know they need one;
- have a website, but know it needs an overhaul.

Even if you plan to outsource the development of your website, to get a site that really meets your business needs, it is essential to know how to write a good plan and which questions to ask your web designer.

Program
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-How a website can impact your business
-Key Steps to Create a Website
-- Research & Plan
-- Design & Build - incl platform demos
-- Test & Launch
-- Monitor & Maintain

***RSVP via Eventbrite is Essential***

If you cannot make this workshop or would like 1:1 advice, please book a free consultation by calling 1800 249 562 or online at www.rsmbusinesslocal.com.au/mid-west

Presenter
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RSM Business Local advisor, Jen Hanrahan has specialised in digital marketing since 2005. Before joining the Business Local team in 2018, Jen owned and ran Blaze Digital – a successful web design and online marketing consultancy servicing small businesses throughout regional Western Australia.

Jen has built over 100 websites for businesses across a range of industries including creative, eCommerce/retail, events & tourism, health & beauty, industrial, mining & construction trades, professional services, education, not-for-profits and corporate.

#MidWest #Mullewa
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