Digital Service Squad Live
April Dates: 21, 28
May Dates: 5, 12, 19, 26
Your Digital Service Squad is here to help. Join Ben Frisch every Tuesday at 10am for a Facebook live video. He'll be focusing on digital marketing, tips, advice, and support to help navigate this dificult time for businesses. You can connect, ask questions and suggest new topics. Upcoming topics Include: Getting started with E-commerce, Selling on social media, how to use tools like zoom, and slack to adapt and continue operating your business.
April 15 - Taking Purposeful Brand Actions During COVID-19
As we continue to work from home to help flatten the curve, many feel as if they have been placed in a difficult environment to successfully operate their businesses. Although your daily routine may look much different at home compared to in the office, there are many strategic frameworks and best practices that you can adopt during these times to create purposeful online branding no matter where you are situated.
April 16 - Facebook and Instagram for Business Workshop
In this workshop we look at two of the most popular social media platforms and provide key strategies for marketing your business on Facebook and Instagram. Starting from identifying your audience profiles, setting up and maximizing your page, to developing content and strategies for engaging and growing your audience. Plus we will take an in-depth look at boosting your posts for even more reach. this workshop is presented by Ben Frisch, your Digital Service Squad Representative.
April 16 -Thirsty for Knowledge: Keeping Your Transactions Moving
Thirsty for knowledge? The COVID-19 situation is changing rapidly, leaving so much unknown about how it will affect businesses and their continuity. Sandbox and the Barrie Chamber invite you to BYOB and quench your thirst with the lawyers of Barriston Law for a FREE webinar conversation
April 17 - Virtual Town Hall
Over the past month, we have seen every level of government coming together as Team Canada to ensure that Canadian families and businesses are helped through the economic implications of COVID-19. They have announced supports, listened to feedback, and then made adjustments to meet the needs of Canadians. The situation is evolving daily, and the cooperation of all involved has made the decision-making process faster than we've ever seen before.
April 21 - Clearview Chamber Workshop Series: Business Networking
Why is networking important? Join us at this workshop to learn about relationship marketing. Learn how to develop a strong connection with your customers. Learn how to make a killer 30-second elevator pitch and find out the 5 mistakes most people make when saying their elevator pitch.
April 22 - Small Business Websites 101
You don't need a big budget to get noticed on the web - you just need creativity! Savvy businesses are using bootstrap digital marketing techniques to amplify their message online. In this hands-on workshop, you'll learn the tricks and tools needed to market your business effectively on a shoestring budget.
April 22 - Social Enterprise 101
If you are interested in learning more about social enterprise, considering starting a social enterprise, or looking to build social impact into your business, you will want to attend this webinar. Throughout this session social enterprise business models will be reviewed and a series of existing social enterprises will be explored.
April 23 - SEO Fundamentals
You have a website, but how do customers find it? You need to drive traffic to your website by making sure your business shows up on Google when customers search. This beginner workshop will teach you how to connect your business to customer searches on Google and how to optimize your website and digital presence for Google, without costing you money.
April 23 - Fundamentals of Human Resources for Small Business
As a small business owner/operator you have a lot to manage and human resources can slip down the priority list when you are busy establishing and growing your business. In this workshop we will review the importance of prioritizing people and leave with a checklist to action.
April 28 - Creating Video for Social Media Workshop
In this workshop we will cover the basics of setting up, shooting, and editing videos using equipment you already have, your phone. Learn the dos and don'ts plus the benefits of live video, premieres, and horizontal vs. vertical. Before you hit the record button, there is a lot to consider and our goal is to help you understand everything you need to know to produce better videos for your business.
May 12 - Key Skills for Effective Boards of Directors
At their best, Boards of Directors help leadership to tackle tomorrow’s challenges, and act as a material positive contributor to organizational success. So what do you do when poor governance practices, lack of commitment, personal agendas, or unawareness of proper processes prevent their primary purpose and become a drag on management’s time?