Upcoming Events and Workshops
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Events and workshops continue to be scheduled and will be updated as booked.
This page contains some of our upcoming events and live small business workshops members of the public can access. Links go to third party sites who are hosting the event we speak at. 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.
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.
WordCamp 2 day Event
WordCamp Sydney 2019 - 16 and 17 Nov 2019
Our 30 min slot is currently scheduled for Saturday (STC) – 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.
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.
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.
Business Action Networking Penrith, next event 6.30-8.30pm, 20 November
Topic: Marketing & Sales Planning for 2020
Our Founder Jane Tweedy has also started Business Action Networking which has initially launched in Penrith. Our events are aimed at helping novice networkers and networking junkies get the most out of the events so they can Meet – Connect – Take Action and Grow their business and themselves.
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!
Low Cost Online Marketing, Mon 2 Dec 6.30pm, Parramatta
This workshop covers about 20 ideas on the day, and you’ll take away a hand out with well over 150 ideas for low and no cost marketing ideas for small business. We’ll also brainstorm ideas in the new room, which may generate some additional ideas.
This workshop is being held in conjunction with Western Sydney Business Centre and City of Parramatta Council. 6.30pm $25 for 2 hour workshop. People are always blown away by the volume of ideas and great tools they’ll learn about in this workshop.
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!
Past Events – Some You can access
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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 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 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.
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