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Featured Webinars


Getting started: What I wish I knew

Presented by Flying Solo
2 August
10am – 11am

Passion and excitement are rarely in short supply when starting a new business. Hear from a cross section of soloists as they share valuable insights about what they learned and what they know now that they wish they knew back then! Topics covered include:

  • Choosing the right time to launch
  • The role of the side-hustle
  • What ducks to line up and how
  • How to avoid the paralysis of perfection


How to name your brand or product

Presented by HerBusiness
3 August
11am – 12pm

Still scratching your head about a good name for your business? (After all, who would have thought naming a business “Apple” was a good idea!) Find out what makes a good name, and what you need to get right before you even start thinking about it and how can you protect that name from competitors. Discover where to start and all the tips and tricks behind choosing a name.

 

Webinar: Shattering glass ceilings and the status quo

Presented by Private Media
4 August
12.30pm – 1.15pm

Talk of gender equality in the workplace is not new. March figures reveal the pay gap is alive and well, with full-time Australian women paid, on average, 16 per cent less than men. Inside ASX 200 companies, just nine women were CEOs and only 10 were chairing boards. There are women, however, who are breaking though glass ceilings and becoming champions to those coming up the ranks. Find out what success can look like for women in the modern workplace and what it really means to shatter that ceiling in this webinar.

 

How to find your ideal mentor

Presented by HerBusiness
10 August
11am – 12pm

Do you often wish you had a sounding board for your ideas? If you’re ready to ditch the feeling of being “overwhelmed”, ready to have more clarity and ready for more support in your business, then a mentor could be right for you! Discover how to get your very own mentor and what to look for.

  

Kochie's expert panel: Business growth

Presented by KBB Digital
15 August
1pm – 2pm

In this webinar you’ll hear Kochie and his experts unveil the latest in digital marketing trends. Glean valuable inside knowledge you can apply to your business with a discussion of key trends and opportunities coming up in the next six months.

Getting traction: Attract customers; accelerate success

Presented by Flying Solo
16 August
10am – 11am

In preparation for this session, we invited established soloists to think back to their early days and let us in on their secrets to accelerate success. The outcome is a webinar brimming with learned wisdom gold. Topics include:

  • Getting noticed in a crowded marketplace
  • The ninja approach to networking
  • Social media strategies that work
  • Inviting and using testimonials and reviews
  • Planting daily seeds for sustainable success


How to succeed in email marketing

Presented by HerBusiness
17 August
11am – 12pm

Are your email subscribers not opening your emails? Or maybe when they do, they’re not that interested? Perhaps you feel unsure about where to send your list? If you struggle to send anything at all, or you’ve fallen into the trap of sending everything to everyone, discover the easiest and fastest ways to send better emails – and get better results.

 

Kochie's expert panel: Stay ahead of the curve

Presented by KBB Digital
23 August
1pm – 2pm

Kochie and his experts unveil the newest digital marketing trends. Drive past your competitors with the inside knowledge as his team gives an overview of the opportunities available in the next six months.


How I got started

Presented by HerBusiness
28 August
11am – 12:30pm

Life as a startup can be a rollercoaster ride – but you don’t have to ride it alone. You’re in good company with thousands of Australians who start businesses every day. Find out from their experiences what it takes to make a great business. What challenges will you need to overcome and how do you stay true to your purpose in the face of difficulties? Plus, how can the right technology get your small business on the right track to success, faster? Get answers to all these questions and more at this ‘How I got started’ webinar.

 

Getting organised: Do more with less

Presented by Flying Solo
30 August
10am – 11am

Keeping busy in a small business is rarely a problem. But staying motivated and maintaining focus on the issues that really matter presents more of a challenge. Research, observation and discussion confirms that being overwhelmed is a rapidly growing concern at the small end of town – there is so much to do and so little time. Happily, our supportive community has again provided ready answers to help you create a sustainable and profitable venture in this informative webinar of tried-and-tested wisdom.


Boomers to millennials – why diversity matters

Presented by Private Media
30 August
12.30pm – 1.15pm

The benefits to be gained from hiring an age-diverse workforce are immeasurable. Combining the value of experience with the skills and insights from a younger generation can keep your business relevant for decades to come. This webinar delves into the benefits of hiring from the whole age spectrum – from experienced baby boomers to millennials and everyone in between. Discover why diversity in the workplace matters, how to avoid unconscious bias and how to hire for potential.

 

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