Top five picks for the Small Business Festival: online opportunities
The 2018 Geelong Small Business Festival 2018 is celebrating eight years of helping local businesses grow, connect and improve, and has over 50 events and networking opportunities on offer this August.
It offers a wide range of practical, interactive and innovative events that cover topics such as business planning, marketing, social media, networking and financial management.
We know that business owners are very busy, and getting to some of the events in person can be difficult, so we have put together a list of podcasts, webinars and live streamed events just for you.
See our top picks below or head over the Festival website and select ‘online’ from the all locations drop-down list to see what’s on offer.
1. In the company – Insights On Humanising Work podcast series
Starting Wed 1 August
On average, we will spend around 46 years of our life working. In this series, hear from many different operators as they tell their story and help us understand who we are when we’re at work, when we’re engaged in work and how work shapes us.
2. Webinar: What’s new in digital marketing?
Thursday 2 August
In this session, presented by Arrow Digital, you’ll discover new and cutting-edge techniques that you can add to your marketing toolkit to give your business the competitive edge it needs to grow.
3. Webinar: 4 Ways for Women to Use LinkedIn for Business
Friday 3 August
Achieve your business and career goals faster with four key ways to make effective use of LinkedIn. Find out how to attract more of the right people to your profile and start more of the right conversations.
4. Mellow Brick Road – a special podcast series
Starting Saturday 4 August
Don’t miss this weekly podcast of interviews with 50+ entrepreneurs, created specifically for the Festival by small business expert Robert Gerrish. Be inspired by this diverse group of people, each crafting their own small venture in their own unique way, as you learn new skills and strategies from Robert’s own commentary.
5. Webinar: Influencer marketing 101
Thursday 16 August
Here, you can access insider expert know-how and top influencer marketing tips to enhance your brand and maximise your reach to potential new customers. Log on to learn the key elements to select the ‘right’ influencer for your business brand.