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How to Write a Business Plan (Mingenew)

How to Write a Business Plan (Mingenew)

Apr 20, 10:00am - Apr 20, 12:30pm

Mingenew Crc50 Midlands RdMingenew, WA6522 Map

This workshop will guide you through developing a business plan and demonstrate why proper planning is essential for any small business.

Business plans provide a strong foundation for your business and can help you identify the resources needed during set-up and operation. This session will guide you through developing a business plan and demonstrate why proper planning is an essential tool for any small business operator.

Who it's for
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Anyone who:

- is in the early stages of starting their business
- needs to secure external funding (eg. loan, grants, equity investment)
- already has a business but wants to develop a plan to clarify their thinking and look for new opportunities.

No previous business knowledge is required to attend this workshop.

Program
This workshop covers:

- what should be included in your plan and why
- how a marketing plan fits into your business plan
- why you need a financial strategy
- how a SWOT analysis will help you identify your business opportunities.

You’ll receive a practical workbook that will form a draft plan for your own business, sample business plans, and there will be an opportunity to ask questions.

Places are limited. RSVP is Essential.

#MidWest #Mingenew
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6 interested  ·  2 going
Getting Paid on Time & Reducing Bad Debts (Karratha)

Getting Paid on Time & Reducing Bad Debts (Karratha)

Apr 21, 12:00pm - Apr 21, 2:00pm

The Business Centre Pilbara7/18 Hedland PlaceKarratha, WA6714 Map

FREE workshop for small businesses that invoice customers for supply of goods or services.

Chasing up late payers or non-payers can be stressful for small businesses as it impacts your cash flow and in turn, your ability to pay your own bills and wages.
This entry level presentation will give you tips and procedures for getting paid on time to reduce bad debts and outline options to recover outstanding debts.

Workshop Outline
-Setting up terms and conditions of trade
-Payment options including structured credit
-Quoting & invoicing best practices
-Proactive cash flow management
-Debt recovery process
-Q&A

Presenter
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.

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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Digital Marketing Health Check (Newman)

Digital Marketing Health Check (Newman)

Apr 21, 5:15pm - Apr 21, 7:30pm

Newman Chamber of Commerce and Industry

How are you tracking with your digital marketing? 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 Digital Marketing Expert will provide an overview of the latest digital marketing trends and guide participants through a detailed digital marketing checklist covering:
-branding & messaging
-websites
-getting found in Google/search engines
-social media marketing - Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn etc
-paid advertising and promotions
-email marketing & loyalty.

Bring your laptop, tablet or phone. Share insights, identify gaps & uncover opportunities to improve in collaboration with other local businesses.

There will be an opportunity to ask questions or you can book a free one-on-one follow up consultation 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.
#Pilbara #Newman
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7 interested  ·  3 going
Starting a Business (Newman)

Starting a Business (Newman)

Apr 22, 9:00am - Apr 22, 11:00am

Newman Chamber of Commerce and Industry15 Iron Ore ParadeNewman, WA6753 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 online at www.rsmbusinesslocal.com.au/pilbara

RSVP Essential.
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9 interested  ·  6 going
Branding with Canva (Mullewa)

Branding with Canva (Mullewa)

Apr 23, 4:00pm - Apr 23, 6:30pm

Mullewa Community Resource Centre8 Jose StreetMullewa, WA6630 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. 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
-Key design elements - colours, fonts, pixels, file types
-Canva features overview
-Canva demonstration
-Customising templates
-Printing considerations
-Set Up Your Brand Kit (logo, colours, fonts)
-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 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.

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8 interested  ·  5 going
Branding with Canva (Port Hedland)

Branding with Canva (Port Hedland)

Apr 28, 12:00pm - Apr 28, 2:00pm

Web Business Hub18 Edgar StreetPort Hedland, WA6721 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
-Key design elements - colours, fonts, pixels, file types
-Canva features overview
-Canva demonstration
-Customising templates
-Printing considerations
-Set Up Your Brand Kit (logo, colours, fonts)
-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 online 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 #PortHedland
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9 interested  ·  1 going
LinkedIn Essentials (Port Hedland)

LinkedIn Essentials (Port Hedland)

Apr 29, 12:00pm - Apr 29, 2:00pm

Web Business Hub18 Edgar StreetPort Hedland, WA6721 Map

This FREE beginner-level workshop focuses on how to get your LinkedIn profile off the ground and use LinkedIn to promote and market your business.

We will cover a broad range of topics, from setting up, optimizing, and managing your personal account and business page, to what content works best for your target audience, and how to use LinkedIn to increase brand awareness and grow your business.

**Program
This workshop covers:

-LinkedIn Overview - how it works and key stats
-How to set up and optimize personal LinkedIn account
-How to set up and optimize LinkedIn Company Page for your business
-Publishing Content on LinkedIn – why, how and what your business should post.
-LinkedIn Advertising - brief overview
-How to use and understand LinkedIn Analytics

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

**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 #PortHedland
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1 interested
Instagram Essentials for Small Business (Jurien Bay)

Instagram Essentials for Small Business (Jurien Bay)

May 5, 5:30pm - May 5, 8:30pm

Jurien Bay CRC67 Bashford StJurien Bay, WA6516 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 Instagram promotional marketing strategies, how to gain followers, comments and likes for your business account.

**Program
This workshop covers:

-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 #JurienBay
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Bookkeeping Essentials (Wagin)

Bookkeeping Essentials (Wagin)

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

Wagin Community Resource Centre46-48 Tudhoe StreetWagin, WA6315 Map

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 online at www.rsmbusinesslocal.com.au/wheatbelt

#Wheatbelt #Wagin
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3 interested
Instagram Essentials for Small Business (Toodyay)

Instagram Essentials for Small Business (Toodyay)

May 18, 10:00am - May 18, 1:00pm

Toodyay Community Resource Centre111 Stirling TceToodyay, WA6566 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 Instagram promotional marketing strategies, how to gain followers, comments and likes for your business account.

**Program
This workshop covers:

-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 #Toodyay
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