Small Business Workshops

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In partnership with agencies, a number of workshops and events to support and develop small business are available. Bookings are essential.

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) offers free webinars on a variety of topics. There are general topics that suit all small businesses and others that are specific to particular industries or circumstances. Some are also offered in Chinese, Arabic and Vietnamese. 

Business Victoria has information available to support businesses including:

The Victorian Government's Small Business Bus provides free mentoring to help you start or build your small business.

Whether you're planning, starting or growing your business, the Small Business Bus can help you to develop your ideas and capabilities.

Delivered by experts from the Small Business Mentoring Service (SBMS), the on board mentoring sessions can help you to identify a clear direction for your business, discuss key issues and priorities, and develop an action plan to achieve your goals.

Dates for 2021 to be announced

About the Digital Essentials Workshops

Free online workshops have been made available for businesses - registrations are essential.

To be eligible, small businesses must fit the following criteria:

  • Victorian For-Profit Business (unfortunately Not-For-Profit and Charities are ineligible)
  • Under 20 employees
  • Have an active ABN

New program participants can register for the program and receive a phone consultation to discuss what program/offering best meets your needs. Interested businesses can register via the Melbourne Innovation website.

Digital Marketing Essentials

Wednesday 27 January 2021

10am to 12pm

Register for Digital Marketing Essentials workshop

 

Facebook for Small Business Simplified

Thursday 28 January 2021

12pm to 2pm

Register for Facebook for Small Business Simplified workshop

 

Boost Business with Facebook Advertising

Tuesday 2 February 2021

10am to 12pm

Register Boost Business with Facebook Advertising workshop

 

Social Media Marketing 101

Wednesday 3 February 2021

5pm to 7pm

Register for Social Media Marketing 101 workshop

 

Simple Steps to Build Your Website

Thursday 4 February 2021

12pm to 2pm

Register for Simple Steps to Build Your Website workshop

 

Get Found on Google with SEO

Tuesday 9 February 2021

10am to 12pm

Register for Get Found on Google with SEO workshop
 

Create Email Campaigns with Mailchimp

Wednesday 10 February 2021

5pm to 7pm

Register for Create Email Campaigns with Mailchimp workshop

 

Design Like a Pro in Canva

Thursday 11 February 2021

12pm to 2pm

Register for Design Like a Pro in Canva workshop

 

Engage Real Followers on Instagram

Tuesday 16 February 2021

10am to 12pm

Register for Engage Real Followers on Instagram workshop

 

How to Create and Plan Content for your Business

Wednesday 17 February 2021

5pm to 7pm

Register for How to Create and Plan Content for your Business workshop

 

Create an Ecommerce Website with Shopify

Thursday 18 February 2021

12pm to 2pm

Register for Create and Ecommerce Website with Shopify workshop

 

Get Going on Google Analytics

Tuesday 23 February 2021

10am to 12pm

Register for Get Going on Google Analytics workshop

 

Digital Marketing Essentials

Wednesday 24 February 2021

5pm to 7pm

Register for Digital Marketing Essentials workshop

 

Facebook for Business Simplified

Thursday 25 February 2021

12pm to 2pm

Register for Facebook for Business Simplified workshop

 

Boost Business with Facebook Advertising

Tuesday 2 March 2021

10am to 12pm

Register for Boost Business with Facebook Advertising workshop

 

Social Media Marketing 101

Wednesday 3 March 2021

5pm to 7pm

Register for Social Media Marketing 101 workshop

 

Simple Steps to Build Your Website

Thursday 4 March 2021

12pm to 2pm

Register for Simple Steps to Build Your Website workshop

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