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LINKEDIN - Creating Credible and Influential Profiles on LinkedIn

LinkedIn - Profiles

With over 6 million Australians on LinkedIn and over 430 million worldwide, it’s an essential part of business and your career.  Yet only a few are using it to it’s full potential, in this course we teach you to be one of those benefiting from this amazing business tool.  Our course is face-to-face and hands-on, and the small course numbers mean you’ll be supported every step of the way by expert facilitators who have been using LinkedIn successfully for years. Bringing your own laptop means you’ll walk out of the course having completed much of your profile and had experience using some of the strategies and steps we’ll be teaching you.

THE WORKSHOP

3 hours

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN: 

Using a 3 step process you’ll learn how to create a profile that gives you credibility and showcases your experience, skills and personality.  We will help you build and implement a professional profile and online brand, whether you are a student, job seeker, employee, consultant, an organisation or a high profile individual. We guarantee you’ll increase your profile ranking on LinkedIn and you’ll have a solid plan on how to use your profile to connect, engage and influence.  You’ll have the knowledge and strategy on sharing content and publishing your unique thought leadership and insights.

You’ll learn to use LinkedIn to find and connect with people and customers that will support your business and career goals, we’ll share with you the unwritten etiquette of LinkedIn that will give you confidence to shine on the platform.

WE'LL COVER:

  • Individual Brand & Credibility – and how to demonstrate it on LinkedIn
  • Thought Leadership – and how to leverage LinkedIn
  • SEO – how to create a profile that uses your unique keywords and ensure you’ll be found on LinkedIn by the people that matter

YOU'LL LEARN:

  • How to Complete Your Profile – what to include and how to write it
  • Who to Connect With & Why – the etiquette of connecting with people and why
  • The Value of Groups – groups can be gold, you’ll learn how to find the groups that matter to you and how to engage with them
  • The Power of Recommendations – and how to feel comfortable asking for them
  • Business Pages – why it’s important for businesses to have a company page and what you can use them for
  • How to Search – (nearly!) everyone you need to know in business and for your career is on LinkedIn, learn how to find them using advanced search techniques and what to do with them when you do find them

HOW YOU'LL LEARN:

  • This course is 100% 'Hands On', you’ll bring your laptop and work on your profile throughout the course
  • You will have completed some pre-work to make the most of our time together and you’ll have a workbook to record your insights and learnings through out the day. You'll have a chance to ask questions as we go and will benefit from listening to other participants.

WHO DOES THIS WORKSHOP:

  • Individuals embarking on a new career path, looking for a new role or ‘reinvent’ their skill set.
  • Businesses that are looking to leverage LinkedIn for marketing and tap into their existing network.
  • Individuals that have joined LinkedIn late and need to refine their profile and grow their connections.
  • Consultants and Entrepreneurs
  • Students at school, TAFE or University who need to create a credible profile that maximizes their skills and experience to date (*You might also like to consider our specific LinkedIn course for students)

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING:

  • Your own laptop 
  • An extension cord

PREREQUISITES:

  • There are no skill prerequisites for this course, although it's expected that you have a good knowledge of your own computer
  • You will be given some pre-work to complete before the course

WHAT YOU'LL GET:

  • Free Wifi during the workshop
  • Small group hands on training
  • LinkedIn Workbook
  • 3 simple and effective LinkedIn checklists
  • A guide to search and connect techniques
  • A ready to publish profile!
  • Online Group Membership 'Business Influencer Digital & Online Toolbox'
  • Morning Tea 

COST:

Canberra
The Griffin Centre
20 Genge Street
Canberra City, ACT 2600

$149 pp

 

* Discounts available for individuals currently not in paid work and students - Phone 0421 147 620 to arrange a discount.

Get A Professional Headshot Photograph For Social Media & Websites

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'Crowd Fund' your photo shoot and book in for one of our pre-booked photography sessions at a location that's convenient to you.

Locations
Our professional photographers convert modern meeting space into a professional photography studio using the correct lighting and providing you with a variety of poses and options. 

CANBERRA | SYDNEY | BRISBANE

Time Effective
You only need 10 to 20 minutes with our photographers, making the whole process painless and easy to fit into any schedule. 

Retouching
Professional post production of images are perfected genuinely and to high resolution image quality. Further retouching and alternations can be discussed with your photographer.

Image Delivery
Once finished, your digital image is made available for you at a high resolution which you are able to download online.

Inclusions
Up to 5 colour high resolution head shots (suitable for web and printed publication use). The photography session, post production, image upload and unlimited editorial use of the images in all media are all included.

Individual Sessions
Individual sessions are available, where you can choose from on-location photography in your offices or photography using a range of props and outfits. Please talk to us about your ideas.

Corporate/Whole Office
Our photographers all offer corporate office head shots for the whole team.  Usually on-location in your offices and for organisations as small as 5 and up to 100. Done efficiently, effectively and professionally. 

COST

* On confirmation of dates and location


* Discounts available for individuals currently not in paid work and students

Build Your Own Website Over 4 Weeks - Using Squarespace

THE COURSE

7-9pm over 4 weeks

Squarespace is known around the globe as the leading platform for creating self managed, beautiful, modern and mobile-ready websites - without the need for a designer or developer. If you can turn on a computer and work a mouse, you can create your own website. And importantly manage your site as you grow with the need for expensive ongoing support.

Using Squarespace you can create powerful landing pages, striking galleries, a professional blog, or an online store. 

You know that having a modern, effective and mobile responsive website is a must for businesses and consultants. And even for those not in business, the knowledge of how to create websites is a skill you can use for events, projects and just to tuck into your skill set for future jobs.  There is no need to pay thousands of dollars each year to manage technical and complicated websites, Squarespace is the perfect platform for small businesses and individuals who want to use an easy, intuitive and beautiful interface, used by brands and businesses around the world.

Armed with content ideas that you will have completed as part of the pre-work, you'll design and build your own beautiful and effective website in just 4 weeks, ready to take live when you want. We'll even help you get your own domain name and url. 

Squarespace offers websites from US$9 a month. Learn how to design and build your own website from experts that have been using Squarespace for years.

This course is delivered over 4 weeks in the evening. Giving you time between sessions to develop your ideas, business products and services and design. You'll be able to work on your site or training in between the sessions which will suit those businesses with more involved websites or e-commerce stores.  Includes email support with your facilitator in between sessions.


WHAT DO YOU GET: 

  • Free Wifi
  • Introduction to Canva to create beautiful and effective images and banners
  • Introduction to email marketing with Mailchimp
  • A finished product!

HOW YOU'LL LEARN:

  • This course is 100% 'Hands On', we work in small groups of up to 4 people and you'll work on your website throughout the course. Experts will guide you through the process and show you the tricks and tips to getting your website structure correct and looking professional. You'll have a chance to ask questions as you go and we'll cover all aspects of digital marketing and how to integrate other online applications with Squarespace (such as social media, enquiry forms, e-commerce, video and image galleries).

WHO DOES THIS WORKSHOP:

  • Individuals about to start their own businesses
  • Businesses that are looking to redevelop and modernise their existing website
  • Individuals looking to add website designing and creating to their skill set
  • Consultants and entrepreneurs
  • Students wanting to use websites as a gallery for their projects or ideas

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING:

  • Your own laptop or easy to transport desktop
  • An extension cord

PREREQUISITES:

  • There are no prerequisites for this course, although it's expected that you have a good knowledge of your own computer.

WHAT ELSE YOU'LL GET:

  • Squarespace Resource Guide
  • Learning Checklist
  • Online Group Membership 'Business Influencer Digital & Online Toolbox' 

COST

* Course pricing to be advised as locations and dates released
* Discounts available for individuals currently not in paid work and students
 

Build Your Own Website In 1 Day - Using Squarespace

Squarespace

Squarespace is known around the globe as the leading platform for creating self managed, beautiful, modern and mobile-ready websites - without the need for a designer or developer. If you can turn on a computer and work a mouse, you can create your own website. And importantly manage your site as you grow with the need for expensive ongoing support.

Using Squarespace you can create powerful landing pages, striking galleries, a professional blog, or an online store. 

You know that having a modern, effective and mobile responsive website is a must for businesses and consultants. And even for those not in business, the knowledge of how to create websites is a skill you can use for events, projects and just to tuck into your skill set for future jobs.  There is no need to pay thousands of dollars each year to manage technical and complicated websites, Squarespace is the perfect platform for small businesses and individuals who want to use an easy, intuitive and beautiful interface, used by brands and businesses around the world.

Armed with content ideas that you will have completed as part of the pre-work, you'll design and build your own beautiful and effective website in just 6 hours, ready to take live when you want. We'll even help you get your own domain name and url. 

Squarespace offers websites from US$9 a month. Learn how to design and build your own website from experts that have been using Squarespace for years.

THE WORKSHOP

9am - 3.30pm 


What do you get: 

  • Free Wifi during the workshop
  • Small group hands on training using Squarespace
  • One-on-one support creating and building your own website using Squarespace
  • Introduction to Canva to create beautiful and effective images and banners
  • Introduction to email marketing with Mailchimp
  • A finished product at the end of the day!

How you'll learn:

  • This course is 100% 'Hands On', we work in small groups of up to 4 people and you'll work on your website throughout the day. Experts will guide you through the process and show you the tricks and tips to getting your website structure correct and looking professional. You'll have a chance to ask questions as you go and we'll cover all aspects of digital marketing and how to integrate other online applications with Squarespace (such as social media, enquiry forms, e-commerce, video and image galleries).

Who does this WORKSHOP:

  • Individuals about to start their own businesses
  • Businesses that are looking to redevelop and modernise their existing website
  • Individuals looking to add website design and creation to their skill set
  • Consultants and entrepreneurs
  • Students wanting to use websites as a gallery for their projects or ideas

What you need to bring:

  • Your own laptop or easy to transport desktop
  • An extension cord

Prerequisites:

  • There are no skill prerequisites for this course, although it's expected that you have a good knowledge of your own computer
  • You will be given some pre-work 

What else you'll get:

  • Squarespace Resource Guide
  • Learning Checklist
  • Online Group Membership 'Business Influencer Digital & Online Toolbox'
  • Morning Tea & Lunch 

COST
 

* Course pricing to be advised as locations and dates released
* Discounts available for individuals currently not in paid work and students

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