Business Connect Digital and Innovation Seminars & Webinars

Learn what it takes to grow and maintain a successful, innovative business in today’s digital paradigm

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Digital advisory hours

Learn what it takes to grow your small/medium business in the digital world.

Business Connect is a dedicated NSW Government program that provides trusted advice to help you develop your business and start-ups.

As a Specialist Digital Services Provider of the NSW Government’s Business Connect program, NetStripes’ provides professional assistance in strategic marketing and skills development for small businesses across NSW.

The Business Connect events are held monthly around NSW are designed to help you face the challenges that come with managing a business.

 

Here are the programs we deliver

Who should attend the seminars & webinars?

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?


Businesses owners who are serious about achieving rapid growth for their business through digital systems and strategies.

Entrepreneurs who are keen to create strong digital engagement for their business with a focus on engaging customers to achieve commercial outcomes.

Business owners who feel like their business could greatly benefit from a refresher course in digital marketing.

NOTE: If you are not a business owner and looking for a few digital marketing tactics, please speak to one of our digital strategy advisors first to ensure these programs are suited for you.

Digital Growth Advisory

Did you know that Small and Medium Businesses in NSW are entitled for up to 4 hours of fully-funded digital marketing advisory with our digital specialists?

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Meet the Speaker!

Dinesh De Silva – Founder of NetStripes

Is a leading authority on Small Business Innovation and Digital Readiness.

As a thought leader in digital & innovation, he is regularly called upon as a speaker and has deep insights on SMEs having met and addressed over 5000 business owners in recent years. Media appearances include ABC News, ABC Radio, Sky Business, Sky News, AFR, and CIO.

His current passion is to help SMEs throughout Australia conquer the world of innovation and digital strategy, which he believes can change the course of small and medium businesses in this country.

Here are the upcoming Seminars & Webinars

In light of the current situation caused by COVID-19 and to ensure the safety of all, we have decided to conduct this event as a LIVE WEBINAR.

We are committed to empowering businesses to overcome digital disruption and reposition themselves for growth and success and we want you to join us.

What you’ll learn


A must attend program on how to Reinvent your business during these troubles time delivered by Dinesh De Silva.

The two most important factors to consider and build strategies and capability

1) Strategies to protect your cashflow

2) Delivering your service in more unique and innovative ways that meet your customers needs

How to build the right Digital Marketing Infrastructure that delivers business results in times of crisis and in years to come

  • Innovation Options for Service Delivery and customer intimacy for Small and Medium Business Owners
  • Success Stories and Lessons of Small Business Innovation
  • The two principles of Digital Marketing for business results
  • A Process every business must follow for building online success
  • Factors that will make your website the face of your business to survive and thrive COVID-19
  • Social Media Marketing in 2020 – Tips and Tricks
  • 6 Digital Traps every business must avoid

WHEN:

Thursday,

28th May 2020

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Tuesday,

2nd June 2020

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TIME:

9:30AM – 12:30PM

COST:

Fully Funded

 

Business Connect Funded by the NSW Government

In light of the current situation caused by COVID-19 and to ensure the safety of all, we have decided to conduct this event as a LIVE WEBINAR.

Join our latest LIVE Webinar, Part 2 of the Reinvent Your Business In Troubled Times series. Now that you’ve got the fundamentals of business reinvention covered, let’s take a closer look at how to build, refine and successfully execute your strategy.

What you’ll learn


 

  • How to build a winning customer strategy for online success
  • Understand your customers buying psychology
  • How to influence customer buying decisions
  • How to develop compelling online content that drives results
  • How to create empathy and engage social audiences
  • What is Growth Hacking and lessons for Small and Medium Enterprises (SME)
  • Understanding Data and analytics for marketing success
  • Social media marketing Best Practices in 2020
  • Success Stories and Lessons

 

 

WHEN:

Friday,

5th Jun 2020

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Tuesday,

16th Jun 2020

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TIME:

9:30AM – 12:30PM

COST:

Fully Funded

 

Business Connect Funded by the NSW Government

In light of the current situation caused by COVID-19 and to ensure the safety of all, we have decided to conduct this event as a LIVE WEBINAR.

Online Advertising is essential to your digital marketing strategy. However, with so much information to go through from the many platforms, ad formats and targeting options to content and analytics, filtering what you need for your business can be overwhelming!

Join our Live Webinar as we cover the secrets behind getting the fundamentals of advertising right, as well as tips and tricks for finding your Ideal Customer, Social Media Ads, Remarketing and much more.

What you’ll learn


  • The Secrets of getting the fundamentals right
  • Understanding what really ticks with social audiences
  • How to nail your message
  • Focusing on your Ideal Customer (the right audience)
  • Facebook Advertising tips & tricks
  • Instagram tips & tricks
  • LinkedIn tips and tricks
  • Retarget Advertising – Yes or No and when to use it
  • Understanding social platforms for best results
  • Making decisions based on data and analytics, not opinion
  • Success Stories

Dinesh will be taking questions from participants throughout the webinar so do write down any questions or thoughts you would like demystified!

WHEN:

Thursday,

11th June 2020

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TIME:

9:30AM – 12:30PM (AEDT)

COST:

Fully Funded

 

Business Connect Funded by the NSW Government

In light of the current situation caused by COVID-19 and to ensure the safety of all, we have decided to conduct this event as a LIVE WEBINAR.

It’s no secret that innovative thinking is the key to building a sustainable business – one that can weather shifts in the economy, technology and market trends. Small businesses often have more opportunities to innovate and explore new avenues in their sector that larger businesses can’t keep up with.

However, while it’s easy to talk about innovation, finding what works for your business and implementing it is something else. Join our LIVE Webinar as NetStripes Founder and leading authority on Small Business Innovation and Digital Readiness, Dinesh De Silva reveals the secrets behind SME innovation, creating the right framework, tools for innovation and the innovative steps we should all be implementing to get through 2020.

What you’ll learn


  • 5 Innovation secrets for Small and Medium Enterprises (SME)
  • Innovation in 2020 for SME, practical day-to-day steps
  • Design Thinking –  A Framework for innovation through low cost experimentation
  • Innovation success factors
  • Exponential technologies for innovation that SMEs can ride on
  • Tools for small business innovation
  • Common innovation mistakes made by SMEs
  • SME Innovation success stories – lessons for your business

Dinesh will be taking questions from participants throughout the webinar so do write down any questions or thoughts you would like demystified!

WHEN:

Friday,

19th June 2020

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TIME:

9:30AM – 12:30PM (AEDT)

COST:

Fully Funded

 

Business Connect Funded by the NSW Government