Upcoming Events and Workshops

Featuring FAQ Business Training

Please bear with us as we install a new events calendar and events booking system. Events and small business workshops continue to be scheduled for 2020 and will be updated as booked. Please note due to Coronavirus COVID-19 all events are online for the foreseeable future.

Live small business workshops and events – currently all online business training webinars

This page contains some of our upcoming events and live small business workshops. Links go to third party sites who are hosting the event we speak at. Please note although online some will have restrictions on who can attend. Please note we do not control the content of those websites. Information on this page is provided to the best of our knowledge. Eventually these workshops will be offered online directly through us. 

Need business training but can’t see it here?

Not see the training or workshops you require listed? No worries! Please get in touch and we’ll see if we can assist you, your business or your networking group. We are or have access to subject matter specialists in a variety of business areas. We will always look to accommodate the unique needs of the business group and tailor our training to suit your needs, rather than provide something generic. Check out our past events page for sample topics.

Upcoming online business training events Q2 2020

JobKeeper and Business Stimulus Updates - Multiple dates and replays available

Business Action Networking is also run by FAQ Business Training Founder Jane Tweedy and is co-presenting a series of Facebook Live sessions. Our free Facebook Live sessions are helping confused Australian business owners understand their entitlements due to Coronavirus Business Stimulus Packages. 

You can also find updates here: https://faqbusinesstraining.com.au/jobkeeper-business-stimulus-australia/

 

Blacktown Business Network - Coping Through Crisis -Wed 6 May 2020 6.30-8pm

This is an online webinar networking event replacing the normal in person monthly meeting. The presentation by our Founder Jane Tweedy will be for around half an hour, but may go longer within the time allotted based on attendees. The topic is about businesses coping with crisis, but will largely be tailored to the attendee questions.

ONLINE Webinar – Wednesday 6 May 6.30-8pm. FREE online event for Blacktown NSW and surrounding business owners.

Bookings essential via the enclosed Facebook event or via MeetUp.

Setting up an Online Business to Avoid Costly Mistakes

If you have an online business and it’s not working for you, or you are thinking of setting up an online business, please come along to this workshop where we address some of the common pitfalls with ecommerce websites and how to avoid falling into the traps!

Thurs 7 May 2020 10am – 12 noon.  Online webinar – FREE. NSW residents only.

Bookings essential for the webinar and for Business Connect. Workshop in conjunction with Western Sydney Business Centre and Business Connect, so you must be a NSW resident to attend.

Pricing and packaging services - NSW residents only

Are you just guessing what to charge for your services? In this session we look at how to calculate hourly rates and then, how we can package up our service offerings so our prospective clients aren’t judging us based on our hourly rate! Learn how we can save time and make more money by packaging our services wisely. This is extremely beneficial at the moment, given many of us have changed our delivery models, and could reopen with a fresh pricing structure in the future. 

Tuesday 12 May 2020 10am – 12 noon. Online webinar – FREE. NSW residents only.

Bookings essential for the webinar and for Business Connect. Workshop in conjunction with Western Sydney Business Centre and Business Connect, so you must be a NSW resident to attend.

 

Low Cost Online Marketing - NSW Residents Only

If you need to get found online, then this webinar is for you! During the session we’ll talk about ways to be found on Google for free, some key factors about driving traffic using social media. Attendees will walk away with a list of over 200 tools, places and methods to sell your product or service online for a low or even NO cost!

Friday 15 May 2020 10am – 12 noon. Online webinar – FREE. NSW residents only.

Bookings essential for the webinar and for Business Connect. Workshop in conjunction with Western Sydney Business Centre and Business Connect, so you must be a NSW resident to attend.

 

Session details to be uploaded

Free webinars via Business Connect unless stated otherwise:

MIBA Hornsy and MIBA Inner West to be confirmed

Tuesday 23 June 6.30-9pm – IBN Inc Workshop Social Media and Product Photography OR Video Editing Using Camtasia (depending on if in person)

1 July – SEO Basics 6-8pm 

 

Past Events – Some You can access

Featuring FAQ Business Training

Please refer the separate Past Events webpage should you wish to know about other workshops and events that we have participated in as presenters.

WordCamp 2 day Event

WordCamp Sydney 2019

Our 40 min slot was Website Delivered – It’s The START Of The Relationship!

This event is a bargain for two streams of speakers over two days, and includes food AND an ‘after’ party Saturday night. So look out for it next time!

WordPress developers and users are welcome at this 250+ person event. This topic is suitable for business owners and web designers using web designer examples, as it’s about customer care and retention.

Market Research *NEW*

DIY Low Cost Market Research, Parramatta, Mon 18 Nov 2019

DIY Low Cost Market Research workshop is for anyone who wants to learn how to research a new business idea, product or service without spending a fortune. We’ll even do some market research on the day with participants and create a simple survey (BYO device).

This workshop is being held in conjunction with Western Sydney Business Centre and City of Parramatta Council. 6.30pm $25 for 2 hour workshop.

Cabramatta SEO Beyond the Basics Workshop

SEO Beyond the Basics, Cabramatta, 26 Nov 2019

SEO Beyond the Basics is for small business owners who attended our SEO Basics workshop, or understand SEO basics of keywords, blogging, titles, descriptions, image sizing and naming, and SEO monitoring tools.

SEO Beyond the Basics reviews SEO Basics in regards to your implementation on your own website. We’ll look at some topics in more detail and introduce some new ideas.

This workshop in conjunction with Western Sydney Business Centre, ASBAS and Fairfield City Council is FREE thanks to their funding. Great feedback received from prior events!

SEO Basics Workshop, Wentworthville

SEO Basics Workshop, Wentworthville, Wed 4th Dec 6.30-8.30pm

SEO Basics is for all small business owners who want to learn how to be found on Google and search engines.

This workshop focuses on keywords, how search results are displayed and how we use this information to appear higher on Google. Ten ways to appear front page of Google and MORE. SEO terms will be explained.

This workshop in conjunction with Western Sydney Business Centre, ASBAS and Cumberland Council and is FREE thanks to their funding. 55 people attended this event in Springwood and it really buzzed!

Price and Package Your Services 2hr Workshop

How to Price and Package Your Services, Parramatta, Monday 9 Sept 2019, 10am-12

Price and Package Your Services is for all service-based business owners who are struggling to set their prices, without ripping themselves off, or pricing yourself out of the market! Previous workshops people have found some massive realisations about their pricing and their business.

This workshop is being held in conjunction with Western Sydney Business Centre and City of Parramatta Council. Tickets are $25 and bookings are essential via the link below. Bookings closed.

IBN Inc Workshop, Castle Hill, 16 Sep 2019 6.30-9pm

Crafting a Great Introduction

Crafting a Great Introduction to Generate Conversation helps business owners introduce themselves effectively at networking events and other situations. After learning some basic selling skills we’ll work through a workbook to craft your introductions. The framework is easily repeatable and updateable.

This workshop is presented for IBN Inc. with assistance from Hills Shire Council. It is FREE for IBN members and $45 for non members. Bookings closed.

BBB Small Business Skills Summit – Online Aug 2019

Business Business Business Online Small Business Skills Summit August 2019

Our Founder Jane Tweedy is happy to announce she’ll be presenting again at this year’s Small Business Skills Summit. This year there will be 11 presentations, one released per day, plus 3 live panel discussions led by Linda Reed-Enever. Ticket link is a presenter affiliate link.

Full details and tickets available now. Book using this link and you will receive a special additional live training with Jane.

WordCamp Conference

WordCamp Brisbane 18 #wcbne

Spoke about Packaging your web design service to save time and make more money’ to WordPress developers and users at this 300+ person event at QUT Brisbane, Queensland. This topic is suitable for business owners as well as web designers, though the examples will be aimed at web designers. Video replay will be available soon!

WordCamp Conference

WordCamp Sydney 2018 #wcsyd

Spoke about Developing a Website Brief with Small Businesses to WordPress developers and users at this 200+ person event. This topic is suitable for business owners and web designers, as the onus falls on both parties to create a great website brief.

A replay of the session is available here.

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