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Getting Paid on Time - reducing bad debts (Exmouth)

Getting Paid on Time - reducing bad debts (Exmouth)

Nov 20, 6:00pm - Nov 20, 8:00pm

Ningaloo Centre, ExmouthExmouth, WA6707 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 workshop will give you tips and procedures for getting paid on time to reduce bad debts and outline options to recover outstanding debts.

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

If you cannot make this workshop or would like 1:1 support with managing yoru business finances,please book a free 1:1 consultation by calling 1800 249 562 or online at www.rsmbusinesslocal.com.au/gascoyne

#Gascoyne #Exmouth
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4 interested
Lunch & Learn: Facebook for Small Business (Nungarin)

Lunch & Learn: Facebook for Small Business (Nungarin)

Nov 21, 11:30am - Nov 21, 1:30pm

Nungarin Community Resource Centre28 Railway AvenueNungarin, WA6490 Map

FREE workshop for small business owners and start-ups
Bring your own device so we can navigate through Facebook. Learn how to cross promote - share posts to other pages and groups.

RSVP is essential.

#Wheatbelt #Nungarin
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2 going
Branding with Canva (Geraldton)

Branding with Canva (Geraldton)

Nov 22, 9:30am - Nov 22, 12:00pm

RSM Australia12 Bayly StreetGeraldton, WA6530 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 workshop will help you understand the basics of branding and show you how to use Canva like a pro to maintain consistency across all media for successful brand recognition.

*** Registration via eventbrite is essential to secure your place ***

Program
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This workshop covers:
- Basics of branding
- Review of your business brand
- Canva overview and account set-up
- Setting Up Your Brand Kit (logo, colours, fonts)
- Choosing the right images
- Using templates
- Create your own branded graphic (Facebook Cover, Post, or Flyer)
- 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 access to these things, I can help you source them.

Presenter
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Business Local advisor, Jen Hanrahan has specialised in digital marketing since 2005 and before joining our team, Jen owned and ran Blaze Digital – a busy web design and online marketing consultancy servicing small businesses nationally from Geraldton.

#MidWest #Geraldton
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7 interested  ·  3 going
Pitching your Business

Pitching your Business

Nov 25, 5:15pm - Nov 25, 8:00pm

Karratha International Hotel1 Hillview RoadKarratha, WA6714 Map

This two-hour session will provide you with key information and knowledge to develop capability statements to suit specific tenders or project bids, how to showcase your business and provide the tools to perfecting your business pitch.

#Pilbara #Karratha
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21 interested  ·  11 going
Pitching your Business

Pitching your Business

Nov 27, 5:15pm - Nov 27, 8:00pm

Nintirri CentreCentral RoadTom Price, WA6751 Map

This two-hour session will provide you with key information and knowledge to develop capability statements to suit specific tenders or project bids, how to showcase your business and provide the tools to perfecting your business pitch.

#Pilbara #TomPrice
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6 interested
Understanding Business Financials (Toodyay)

Understanding Business Financials (Toodyay)

Nov 28, 10:00am - Nov 28, 12:00pm

Toodyay Community Resource Centre111 Stirling TceToodyay, WA6566 Map

It is essential to be able to understand the financial health of your business, without relying solely on your accountant.

This free workshop will show you how to develop ‘snapshot’ measures (key performance indicators) of your business progress to make sure it stays on track. It will also provide you with a good understanding of your financial essentials so that you will know the right questions to ask your accountant.

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

It will also be useful for business owners who want to be better equipped to spot financial problems or areas of concern.

Program
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This workshop covers the following topics:

- how to read a profit and loss statement
- knowing the difference between margin and mark-up
- understanding a balance sheet
- tracking key performance indicators
- knowing your net cash position
- the importance of managing cash flow.

You'll receive a practical workbook, and there will be an opportunity to ask questions.

You are advised to bring a calculator with you.

RSVP Essential.

#Wheatbelt #Toodyay
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15 interested  ·  6 going
Lunch+Learn: Bookkeeping 101 (Geraldton)

Lunch+Learn: Bookkeeping 101 (Geraldton)

Nov 28, 12:30pm - Nov 28, 2:00pm

Pollinators - CityHive184 Marine TerraceGeraldton, WA6530 Map

Bring your lunch and join us for LUNCH+LEARN at CityHive - FREE lunchtime presentations for small business owners and operators.

Are you thinking about starting a business and are unsure 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?

Join us for a FREE presentation where we go through bookkeeping fundamentals and how to 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.

Program
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This workshop covers the following topics:

- Accounts Payable & Receivable

- Payroll/Employees

- GST Registration

- Common Reports

- Overview of Various Software

- 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.

Workshop Facilitator
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Emma O’Brien has several years of business, administration and financial experience in a variety of areas including taxation, superannuation, accounts, payroll, management, finance and business operations.

** RSVP Essential **

#MidWest #Geraldton
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16 interested  ·  1 going
Starting a Business (Goomalling)

Starting a Business (Goomalling)

Feb 6, 2:00pm - Feb 6, 4:00pm

Goomalling Community Resource Centre51-53 Railway TerraceGoomalling, WA6460 Map

If you are thinking about starting a business, but don't know where to begin, this FREE workshop will take you through the essentials.


You’ll cover the key steps; from 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 about how to start a business.

The workshop covers:

- assessing your business idea
- building your business plan
- choosing your business structure
- legal obligations
- figuring out your finances
- and much more.
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.
BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL
#Wheatbelt #Goomalling
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1 interested
Facebook Essentials for Small Business (Wandering)

Facebook Essentials for Small Business (Wandering)

Feb 11, 5:30pm - Feb 11, 7:30pm

Wandering CRC

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

Bring your laptop and mobile phone to work through Facebook for business in a relaxed, small class environment.

Get and share 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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1. Facebook Overview - how it works and key stats
2. Page Set-up - checklist
3. Industry Specific Page Settings
4. Page Management - managing notifications, messages, comments, reviews and insights
5. Growing Your Page Likers/Followers
6. Posting - why, how and what your business should post.
7. Facebook Advertising - brief overview

** Registration via Eventbrite is essential to secure your place **

#Wheatbelt #Wandering
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Understanding Business Financials (Dalwallinu)

Understanding Business Financials (Dalwallinu)

Feb 12, 10:00am - Feb 12, 12:00pm

Dalwallinu Community Resource CentreDalwallinu Discovery Centre - Johnston StDalwallinu, WA6609 Map

It is essential to be able to understand the financial health of your business, without relying solely on your accountant.

This free workshop will show you how to develop ‘snapshot’ measures (key performance indicators) of your business progress to make sure it stays on track. It will also provide you with a good understanding of your financial essentials so that you will know the right questions to ask your accountant.

Who's it for
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This is an entry level workshop for people with little or no understanding of business financials.
It will also be useful for business owners who want to be better equipped to spot financial problems or areas of concern.

Program
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This workshop covers the following topics:
- how to read a profit and loss statement
-knowing the difference between margin and mark-up
-understanding a balance sheet
-tracking key performance indicators
-knowing your net cash position
-the importance of managing cash flow.

You'll receive a practical workbook, and there will be an opportunity to ask questions.

You are advised to bring a calculator with you.
BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL
#Wheatbelt #Dalwallinu
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3 interested