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Boost Business with Facebook Advertising Tuesday,  2 Mar 2021

Boost Business with Facebook Advertising

Facebook advertising can take your business to the next level. It is critical that you understand the foundations to avoid wasting time and money. Use posts to inform, intrigue, and offer incentives to followers—and then take that engagement beyond page p

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Social Media Marketing 101 Wednesday,  3 Mar 2021

Social Media Marketing 101

Learn which social media platforms are best for finding your target audience, the intricacies of each channel for business, and how to increase brand loyalty and boost web traffic.

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Knox Organisational Health and Wellbeing Workshop Wednesday,  3 Mar 2021

Knox Organisational Health and Wellbeing Workshop

Is your organisation passionate about and active in promoting the health and wellbeing of the Knox community? What are your hopes for a healthy future?

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Simple Steps to Build Your Website Thursday,  4 Mar 2021

Simple Steps to Build Your Website

Websites are a critical communication channel for businesses. Most consumers rely on the internet to find the product or service they need, so without a website, your small business is missing a critical opportunity for discovery. It’s time to level up yo

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Knox Organisational Health and Wellbeing Workshop Thursday,  4 Mar 2021

Knox Organisational Health and Wellbeing Workshop

Is your organisation passionate about and active in promoting the health and wellbeing of the Knox community? What are your hopes for a healthy future?

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Pivot and adapt in business – How to survive and thrive Tuesday,  9 Mar 2021

Pivot and adapt in business – How to survive and thrive

2020 has shown us beyond a shadow of a doubt that sometimes your businesses plan A can go out the window, quickly followed by your plan B and C. Research has repeatedly shown over the years that businesses who are adaptable and can make required change qu

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Design Like a Pro in Canva Tuesday,  9 Mar 2021

Design Like a Pro in Canva

Canva is a free, easy-to-master content creator for visual marketing. You can create a custom project, logo, infographic, flyer, social media post, web banner, and much more. Canva is well suited to small businesses, as it offers social media graphic temp

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Elevate Your Branding: Visual Basics for Beginners Wednesday,  10 Mar 2021

Elevate Your Branding: Visual Basics for Beginners

Make that best first impression with head-turning branding. Do this in a way that creates trust and a clear message to your best customers. Learn how your brand personality can be effectively communicated through your most essential visual elements.

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Get Your Business Focus Back in 2021 Thursday,  11 Mar 2021

Get Your Business Focus Back in 2021

If 2020 stole your focus, it’s time to get it back. Be inspired and motivated by all the things you can achieve with your business this year, focussing on achievable and measurable successes. Let’s step away from feeling overwhelmed by how the small busin

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Get Found on Google with SEO Tuesday,  16 Mar 2021

Get Found on Google with SEO

Search Engine Optimisation is a marketing method that increases your website’s visibility in search engine results. Gone are the days of White Pages listings—now we’re talking Google and Amazon. Mobile technology has given control to consumers, so you nee

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Create Email Campaigns with Mailchimp Wednesday,  17 Mar 2021

Create Email Campaigns with Mailchimp

Email marketing is a low-cost way to promote your small business. Frequent email campaigns can have a positive effect on brand loyalty and awareness if used to inform, engage and reward participants. So how do you make your campaign stand out in the surge

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Digital Business Trends in 2021 Thursday,  18 Mar 2021

Digital Business Trends in 2021

COVID-19 has fundamentally changed consumer behaviour and changed the way people do business. The long-lasting impact remains to be seen, but certain aspects of the next normal have settled. This workshop will look at current and predicted business and co

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You, your people and how to look after them – Industrial Relations simplified Tuesday,  23 Mar 2021

You, your people and how to look after them – Industrial Relations simplified

People are always a business's most valuable resource and getting the most out of your people can be the difference between success and failure. With the changes to working conditions in 2020 many businesses are now in the situation where they need to con

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Elevate Your Branding: Finding Your Brand Voice Tuesday,  23 Mar 2021

Elevate Your Branding: Finding Your Brand Voice

When it comes to building trust, connection and recognition, your brand voice and personality will leave a lasting impression on your potential customers. Learn how to define, clarify and amplify your brand voice and brand personality in a way that speaks

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Elevate Your Branding: Brand New You (Build Your Personal Brand) Wednesday,  24 Mar 2021

Elevate Your Branding: Brand New You (Build Your Personal Brand)

Learn the process for defining the key aspects of your personal brand that will make an impact on growing your audience and the strategy for applying this throughout all areas of your business. The aim? To help you build expertise, credibility, community

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Business Goals and Budgets for Going Online Thursday,  25 Mar 2021

Business Goals and Budgets for Going Online

You want to take your business online—but what are your goals? And how much does it cost? Understand the key components of a smart digital strategy and how much to budget to achieve each goal.

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How to Build a Community Online and Offline Tuesday,  30 Mar 2021

How to Build a Community Online and Offline

Building a rich and loyal community can be the backbone of marketing success for a small business. Customer communities can be used to familiarise prospective customers with your products or services, increase trust in your brand, and build a stronger per

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Engage Real Followers on Instagram Wednesday,  31 Mar 2021

Engage Real Followers on Instagram

Instagram is an incredibly powerful social media platform—the second most engaged network after Facebook. Learn tools and tactics to engage with your audience and how to turn conversations into conversions.

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Knox City Council Supported Event

Celebrating International Women Wednesday,  10 Mar 2021

Celebrating International Women's Day - Emerging More Resilient

Join us for this hybrid (in person and online) event to hear leading journalist, strategist and well known TV personality, Emma Alberici share insights from her career.

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Neighbourhood Learning Centres

Introduction to MYOB including Payroll - Online day classes Monday,  8 Feb 2021
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29 Mar 2021

Introduction to MYOB including Payroll - Online day classes

MYOB - this course will help you develop competence in a range of essential bookkeeping functions, accounting and banking procedures. Sales recording, inventory management and reconciliation.

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Introduction to MYOB including Payroll - Online evening classes Tuesday,  9 Feb 2021
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6 Apr 2021

Introduction to MYOB including Payroll - Online evening classes

MYOB - this course will help you develop competence in a range of essential bookkeeping functions, accounting and banking procedures. Sales recording, inventory management and reconciliation.

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XERO - Accounting Wednesday,  10 Feb 2021
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31 Mar 2021

XERO - Accounting

Xero is a powerful online accounting software program. You can log in online anytime and view live business financials on Mac, PC, tablet or mobile.

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Introduction to Marketing for Business Part 1 Wednesday,  17 Feb 2021
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10 Mar 2021

Introduction to Marketing for Business Part 1

This course focuses on introducing the learner to the importance of marketing principles.

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Maintain your WordPress Website Part 2 Wednesday,  17 Feb 2021
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31 Mar 2021

Maintain your WordPress Website Part 2

For returning students or individuals with a current WordPress website.

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Introduction to Excel Thursday,  18 Feb 2021
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1 Apr 2021

Introduction to Excel

This short course aims to give the new spreadsheet user a thorough grounding in the basics of spreadsheeting and using Microsoft Excel.

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Introduction to Starting Your Own Business Saturday,  20 Feb 2021
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13 Mar 2021

Introduction to Starting Your Own Business

Foundation knowledge essential to setting up and running a small business.

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Learn Google Suite and Canva for Small Business Tuesday,  23 Feb 2021
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23 Mar 2021

Learn Google Suite and Canva for Small Business

Using Google-suite and Canva for your Business - Online Workshop using Zoom

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Customer Service Skills Wednesday,  24 Feb 2021
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24 Mar 2021

Customer Service Skills

Develop your customer service skills and learn strategies for managing customers and working more efficiently.

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Learn Google Suite for the Office Wednesday,  24 Feb 2021
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24 Mar 2021

Learn Google Suite for the Office

Using Google-suite for the Office

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Marketing Through Social Media Part 2 Wednesday,  17 Mar 2021
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7 Apr 2021

Marketing Through Social Media Part 2

Build your knowledge of social media platforms that can be used to market your business.

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Other Events in Knox

Optimise Your Cold Chain Wednesday,  3 Mar 2021

Optimise Your Cold Chain

Get free advice on improving cold chain efficiency, trends and packaging, learn from those who have done it and leave with a path to success.

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Food Packaging for Cold Chain Thursday,  11 Mar 2021

Food Packaging for Cold Chain

Get free advice on improving cold chain efficiency, trends and packaging, learn from those who have done it and leave with a path to success.

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Cold Chain Packaging Technology Showcase           Wednesday,  17 Mar 2021

Cold Chain Packaging Technology Showcase

Get free advice on improving cold chain efficiency, trends and packaging, learn from those who have done it and leave with a path to success.

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Here's a peek at some events coming up in the months ahead...

Knox City Council Events

Tuesday,  6 Apr 2021

Your tax obligations and negotiations

2020 has been a time of unparalleled change for businesses and that has included their taxation obligations. With business circumstances incredibly challenging during the Covid-19 pandemic the level of understanding and support from the ATO has increased in response. Whilst taxes may still be certain, the payment timeframes and negotiations available to businesses have never been so varied.

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Tuesday,  20 Apr 2021

Managing the ‘Family’ in family business

Business, especially small business is a long hard stressful journey that is constantly changing, then on top of that quite often we add a family dynamic. Family is often the strength behind a good small business but when there is a difference of opinions the personal can become a volatile mix with the professional. Helping structure the people and the personalities that come with family into a professional setting can make an enormous difference to the overall performance of a business.

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Tuesday,  4 May 2021

How to exit your business in style

There are a number of reasons that people get into business ownership but the only certainty is that at some stage they will need to exit that business and there are several ways to do this depending on your future desires for the business. Whether you plan to close the business, sell it internally to staff, have the next generation of family continue the business or sell to a bigger entity there is crucial planning and quite often years of effort that goes into a successful outcome.

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