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Instagram Essentials for Small Business (Hyden)

Instagram Essentials for Small Business (Hyden)

Nov 4, 4:00pm - Nov 4, 6:30pm

Hyden Community Resource Centre40 Naughton StreetHyden, WA6359 Map

In this free beginner level workshop, we start with the very basics. You will learn how to create a powerful, professional Instagram account for your business designed to effectively appeal to your target audience.

Get tips on the Instagram promotional marketing strategies, how to gain followers, comments and likes for your business account.


This workshop covers:
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-Why Instagram for business?
-Instagram Professional account set-up - checklist
-Account Management - managing multiple accounts, notifications, messages, comments, and insights
-The Algorithm and how it works
-Growing Your Profile Likers/Followers
-Posting - why, where, what, when your business should post.
-Instagram Marketing Strategies
- hashtags, ads, influencers and more.


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


Places are limited. RSVP is Essential.


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Bookkeeping Essentials (Port Hedland)

Bookkeeping Essentials (Port Hedland)

Nov 10, 12:00pm - Nov 10, 1:30pm

Web Business Hub18 Edgar StreetPort Hedland, WA6721 Map

Learn bookkeeping & payroll fundamentals and the tools to streamline administration and harness financial reporting for your business.

Are you thinking about starting a business and wondering how to record your financial transactions?
Are you currently in business and unsure if you are using your software to its best abilities?
Or thinking about changing software or moving beyond Excel spreadsheets?

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
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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, Wave
-Data Automation
-And More…

Presenter
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Nadine Kronk has extensive small business experience. Before joining the Business Local team, she spent 6 years working in the RSM Karratha office as an accountant. Prior to this Nadine worked in business banking for BankWest based in Karratha.

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 online at www.rsmbusinesslocal.com.au/pilbara/

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Starting a Business (Port Hedland)

Starting a Business (Port Hedland)

Nov 10, 4:30pm - Nov 10, 6:30pm

Web Business Hub18 Edgar StreetPort Hedland, WA6721 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
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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 and book a follow-up 1-on-1 advice session.

Presenters
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Nadine Kronk has extensive small business experience. Before joining the Business Local team, she spent 6 years working in the RSM Karratha office as an accountant. Prior to this Nadine worked in business banking for BankWest based in Karratha.

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 online at www.rsmbusinesslocal.com.au/pilbara
RSVP Essential.

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Branding with Canva (Gingin)

Branding with Canva (Gingin)

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

Gingin District Community Resource Centre1A Lily King PlaceGingin, WA6503 Map

FREE workshop for small business. Learn how to use Canva - a free tool that makes it easy to create amazing branded graphics from templates.

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.

This workshop covers
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-Basics of branding
-Review of your business brand
-Canva overview and account set-up
-Canva demonstration
-Setting Up Your Brand Kit (logo, colours, fonts)
-Choosing the right images
-Using templates
-Printing considerations.

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 can help you source them.

Presenter
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Based in York, Willy has worked in Northam for 13 years where she owned and operated a small business. Together with five years in media and promotional marketing roles including sales and management within the Avon Valley, Willy understands the many challenges small businesses face in the Wheatbelt region.

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


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Ask the Experts: Business Insurance (Geraldton)

Ask the Experts: Business Insurance (Geraldton)

Nov 13, 12:00pm - Nov 13, 2:00pm

RSM Australia12 Bayly StreetGeraldton, WA6530 Map

Does your business have adequate insurance cover to protect and minimise your exposure to risk?

Join us for a light lunch during this free informative session with Viki Fennell from Nexus Risk Services, one of the largest general insurance broking businesses in Western Australia.

This session is designed to provide small business owners with an insight into the different business insurances available, what you are covered for and how you can use insurance effectively to help manage the risk in your business.

Our ‘Ask the Experts’ series give you an opportunity to hear from industry professionals on hot topics that impact your business. This month’s topic is Business Insurance.


What is covered
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- Insurance overview
- Types of insurance options
- What is covered under your insurance
- Risk management
- Claims


About the Presenter
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Insurance expert, Viki Fennel, has worked with Nexus Risk Services since April 2007, and has over 25 years experience in the Insurance industry. She believes in providing insurance in a professional and efficient manner, and uses her experience to assist her clients in risk management and claims management.


About the Facilitator
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Business Local advisor, Tony Emmott, has experience and knowledge of all aspects of small business. He managed a small business in Geraldton for 7 years, then owned and operated that business for next 12 years, growing to employ over 30 staff.


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 online at www.rsmbusinesslocal.com.au/mid-west

RSVP essential for catering as a light lunch will be provided.

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Instagram Essentials for Small Business (York)

Instagram Essentials for Small Business (York)

Nov 17, 2:00pm - Nov 17, 4:00pm

York Community Resource Centre89 Avon TerraceYork, WA6302 Map

In this free beginner level workshop, we start with the very basics. You will learn how to create a powerful, professional Instagram account for your business designed to effectively appeal to your target audience.

Get tips on the Instagram promotional marketing strategies, how to gain followers, comments and likes for your business account.

This workshop covers:
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-Why Instagram for business?
-Instagram Professional account set-up - checklist
-Account Management - managing multiple accounts, notifications, messages, comments, and insights
-The Algorithm and how it works
-Growing Your Profile Likers/Followers
-Posting - why, where, what, when your business should post.
-Instagram Marketing Strategies - hashtags, ads, influencers and more.

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

Places are limited. RSVP is Essential.

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Instagram Essentials for Small Business (York)

Instagram Essentials for Small Business (York)

Nov 17, 6:00pm - Nov 17, 8:00pm

York Community Resource Centre89 Avon TerraceYork, WA6302 Map

Learn how to use Instagram to boost your business and the tools and tactics to engage your audience and turn your followers into customers.

In this free beginner level workshop, we start with the very basics. You will learn how to create a powerful, professional Instagram account for your business designed to effectively appeal to your target audience.

Get tips on the Instagram promotional marketing strategies, how to gain followers, comments and likes for your business account.


This workshop covers
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-Why Instagram for business?
-Instagram Professional account set-up - checklist
-Account Management - managing multiple accounts, notifications, messages, comments, and insights
-The Algorithm and how it works
-Growing Your Profile Likers/Followers
-Posting - why, where, what, when your business should post.
-Instagram Marketing Strategies - hashtags, ads, influencers and more.


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


Places are limited. RSVP is Essential.

#Wheatbelt #York
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Facebook Essentials for Small Business (Kellerberrin)

Facebook Essentials for Small Business (Kellerberrin)

Nov 19, 5:30pm - Nov 19, 7:30pm

Kellerberrin Community Resource Centre94-96 Massingham StreetKellerberrin, WA6410 Map

FREE beginner level workshop for small businesses who have a Facebook Page and want to optimise it with hands-on support.

Bring your laptop and work through Facebook for 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.

Workshop Outline
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- 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

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 online at www.rsmbusinesslocal.com.au/wheatbelt

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Grow your Business with an Apprentice or Trainee (Geraldton)

Grow your Business with an Apprentice or Trainee (Geraldton)

Nov 27, 12:00pm - Nov 27, 2:00pm

RSM Australia12 Bayly StreetGeraldton, WA6530 Map

Have you considered offering an apprenticeship or traineeship to meet the growing demands of your business?

Join us for a FREE presentation where you will enjoy a light lunch and learn how to get your business ready to take on a apprentice or trainee.

A Business Local advisor will take you through the typical evolution of a business and the importance of having a business and marketing plan so that you can optimise the full potential of your business through employment.

Our special guest presenter Gail Prosser from Apprentice Support Australia will then walk you through the steps and options for taking on an apprentice or trainee highlighting the training system, benefits and obligations.

What we will cover:
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Life cycle of a business
Business plan
Marketing plan
Trainee & Apprenticeship system
Benefits of each
Employer obligations
This presentation will be presented in partnership with Apprenticeship Support Australia.

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 online at www.rsmbusinesslocal.com.au/mid-west

RSVP essential for catering.

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