“Your Business” 2015 Australia Day Fireworks

fireworks boxThere are just a couple of weeks left for your business to be in the running to own the ‘naming rights’ to the 20 minute sky show over Ashfield Reserve!

The Town of Bassendean has been putting on a spectacular fireworks show every Australia Day and drawing huge crowds for the past 10 years.

But 2015 is going to be extra special.

One lucky local business will get to set the sky on fire over Ashfield and call them their own.

An opportunity so exciting and rewarding – on a night that is celebrated by Australian’s the world over. Perhaps it’s beyond your marketing dreams.

For full details of what you can win ~ DOWNLOAD THE FLYER HERE

To register simply visit www.trybooking.com/GHNP

Registrations close Friday 28th November 2014, so don’t delay.

DigitalBizWA in Bassendean.

Dig Biz Courses-BassendeanThe Digital Enterprise Program is group training and face to face support to help improve the way you do business and deliver services online.

And all of this training, including the face-to-face mentoring, is completely FREE!

This 9 week series covers topics ranging from social media and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems to building a website and measuring your online impact.

The workshops cater for all levels of experience and will leave you with practical steps to start improving your online presence straight away. More importantly, every attendee is eligible for 4 hours of on-one-one mentoring which is where you can get expert, tailored advice on how to apply your new skills to your business.

A new series starting in the Town of Bassendean Memorial Library on Thursday 27th Nov 2014 @ 5.30pm – you can register for any or all of the workshops. Visit www.digitalbizwa.com.au for more information and to register. You can also contact Beth Caniglia at bethc@businessfoundations.com.au for additional details.

All of the topics planned:

  1. Measuring Your Online Success
  2. eBiz Foundations
  3. ABCs of eCommerce
  4. Design Your Digital Roadmap
  5. SEO: Online Optimisation
  6. The Business Website
  7. Social Media: Why and How?
  8. CRM in the Cloud
  9. Mastering Mobile Business

Vote for Tours with a Twist

Tours & KochieTours with a Twist (operated by local entrepreneur Suzanne Ness in Bassendean) is in the running for a $25,000 Website Makeover. They were nominated for Kochies Business Builder TV Program competition.

They’re in the top 10% of vote getters at the moment and she’s written to get everyone out voting for her! As she put it…”If it is possible, could you share the link around and ask them to submit a vote, I would be forever grateful”

Click here to vote for her

‘Essential tips’ video now available

webinar videoAt the beginning of October we promoted a webinar for small businesses which was presented on the 22 October by the ACCC, Australian Securities and Investments Commission, Australian Taxation Office and the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO).

More than 450 people participated in the live event which included a question-and-answer panel session.  Some of the topics and questions covered during the webinar included:

  • reducing red tape for small businesses
  • claiming tax deductions for business set-up costs
  • understanding the pros and cons of buying a franchise as opposed to setting up a new business
  • the advantages of collective bargaining by small businesses
  • how to keep up to date with regulatory changes using digital channels.

A video of the webinar is now available on the ACCC YouTube channel (and a full transcript of the webinar is also available on the ACCC website) for anyone who wasn’t able to attend it on the night. (more…)