• 5 Ways to Grow Your LinkedIn Profile Organically

    The Gold Coast coffee school

    A$5.00

    LinkedIn is the world's largest social network for professionals. With users in more than 200 countries, there are millions of companies that have created LinkedIn Company Pages to promote themselves. So the question is: have you created a presence for yourself on Linkedin yet? If you’re looking to connect with industry professionals, LinkedIn should be an integral part of your social media marketing strategy. To help you make the most of your LinkedIn profile, I've put together a checklist, which features several “pro tips” provided by LinkedIn's marketing team. From crafting a killer description to choosing an eye-catching banner image, we'll talk about the entire process of getting a profile set up for success. RSVP now - This is an opportunity to meet like-minded business owners who want to take control of their Linkedin and save time, this will be a great way to start your day and it may even change your business. Cost: The event fee is $5 to cover expenses. (Coffee & light breakfast can be purchased at the cafe) Agenda: • Networking - catch up with friends and swap business cards with new people (30 mins) • Session Presentation & Discussion (45 mins) • Q&A session (15 mins) What are my parking options? There are a number of parking bays just outside the cafe - paid parking starts at 9:00am. What can/can't I bring to the event? Bring business cards for networking. Networking plays a big role in the GC Marketing meetup and you don’t want to be that business or marketer who forgets their business cards. Get them ready! Bring an open mind for learning and sharing. Sitting in the back of the crowd with your mouth shut the entire meetup is not helpful for anyone. Do yourself a favour and participate. We promise you won’t regret it! Got a Question? Call David[masked]

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  • 5 Social Media Hacks and Tips From the Professionals

    The Gold Coast coffee school

    A$5.00

    In today’s digital age, a killer social presence is a must. However, most of us would agree “staying social” can be a time-consuming pain. A lot of time and energy goes into tweeting, responding to comments, staying topical and building brand awareness. Imagine all of the things you could do if you used that time for other projects (and maybe even a little more downtime). Since a social media presence is indispensable, the secret for businesses is to work smarter with their online community building. These social hacks will help you to craft, maintain and monitor your social presence across several platforms. At this meetup, I’ve put together 5 social media hacks from the top experts to help lift you to the next level on building a big social media presence online. RSVP now - This is an opportunity to meet like-minded business owners who want to take control of their social media and build profitable sales for the year, this will be a great way to start your day and it may even change your business. Cost: The event fee is $5 to cover expenses. (Coffee & light breakfast can be purchased at the cafe) Agenda: • Networking - catch up with friends and swap business cards with new people (30 mins) • Session Presentation & Discussion (45 mins) • Q&A session (15 mins) What are my parking options? There are a number of parking bays just outside the cafe - paid parking starts at 9:00am. What can/can't I bring to the event? Bring business cards for networking. Networking plays a big role in the GC Marketing meetup and you don’t want to be that business or marketer who forgets their business cards. Get them ready! Bring an open mind for learning and sharing. Sitting in the back of the crowd with your mouth shut the entire meetup is not helpful for anyone. Do yourself a favour and participate. We promise you won’t regret it! Got a Question? Call David[masked]

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  • Does Website Speed Increase Your Sales?

    The Gold Coast coffee school

    A$5.00

    In today's marketing landscape, your website has become a more powerful tool than ever. Your website is a 24/7 salesman, and as such, it has the potential to be your most powerful asset and the centrepiece of your marketing efforts. Your website is the core anchor for your digital marketing efforts. A great website user experience requires understanding the problems different visitors have to solve and web speed. In the meetup we will look at how website speed can increase and decrease your sales and what you need to do to improve results. RSVP now - This is an opportunity to meet like-minded business owners, plus this will be a great way to start your day and it may even change your business. Sponsor Ad: Connect with other business owners at the Co-Marketing Project https://patreon.com/comarketingproject Cost: The event fee is $5 to cover expenses. (Coffee & light breakfast can be purchased at the cafe) Agenda: • Networking - catch up with friends and swap business cards with new people (30 mins) • Session Presentation & Discussion (45 mins) • Q&A session (15 mins) What are my parking options? There are a number of parking bays just outside the cafe - paid parking starts at 9:00am. What can/can't I bring to the event? Bring business cards for networking. Networking plays a big role in the GC Marketing meetup and you don’t want to be that business or marketer who forgets their business cards. Get them ready! Bring an open mind for learning and sharing. Sitting in the back of the crowd with your mouth shut the entire meetup is not helpful for anyone. Do yourself a favour and participate. We promise you won’t regret it! Got a Question? Call David[masked]

  • Optimizing your Google My Business Page and Reviews

    The Gold Coast coffee school

    A$5.00

    Google's goal is to help people find businesses close by to where they are located. This meetup we have Jeff Sommers speaking on Google My Business and how 1 online review can be seen by 100's or ever 1000's of people. This has the potential for enormous growth. And Google My Business and Reviews are the two most crucial first steps in your Local SEO strategy. RSVP now - This is an opportunity to meet like-minded business owners who want to use reviews to drive more sales, plus this will be a great way to start your day and it may even change your business. Sponsor Ad: Connect with other business owners at the Co-Marketing Project https://patreon.com/comarketingproject Cost: The event fee is $5 to cover expenses. (Coffee & light breakfast can be purchased at the cafe) Agenda: • Networking - catch up with friends and swap business cards with new people (30 mins) • Session Presentation & Discussion (45 mins) • Q&A session (15 mins) What are my parking options? There are a number of parking bays just outside the cafe - paid parking starts at 9:00am. What can/can't I bring to the event? Bring business cards for networking. Networking plays a big role in the GC Marketing meetup and you don’t want to be that business or marketer who forgets their business cards. Get them ready! Bring an open mind for learning and sharing. Sitting in the back of the crowd with your mouth shut the entire meetup is not helpful for anyone. Do yourself a favour and participate. We promise you won’t regret it! Got a Question? Call David[masked]

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  • Good or Bad Mailchimp? Email Marketing Review

    The Gold Coast coffee school

    A$5.00

    Do you use MailChimp for email marketing? MailChimp attracted extreme criticism recently when it became clear how its new marketing services would impact its core email offering. So with all the new changes to MailChimp is time to change or upgrade? We've put together the good and bad for you/ RSVP now - This is an opportunity to meet like-minded business owners, plus this will be a great way to start your day and it may even change your business. Sponsor Ad: Connect with other business owners at the Co-Marketing Project https://patreon.com/comarketingproject Cost: The event fee is $5 to cover expenses. (Coffee & light breakfast can be purchased at the cafe) Agenda: • Networking - catch up with friends and swap business cards with new people (30 mins) • Session Presentation & Discussion (45 mins) • Q&A session (15 mins) What are my parking options? There are a number of parking bays just outside the cafe - paid parking starts at 9:00am. What can/can't I bring to the event? Bring business cards for networking. Networking plays a big role in the GC Marketing meetup and you don’t want to be that business or marketer who forgets their business cards. Get them ready! Bring an open mind for learning and sharing. Sitting in the back of the crowd with your mouth shut the entire meetup is not helpful for anyone. Do yourself a favour and participate. We promise you won’t regret it! Got a Question? Call David[masked]

  • Guide to Instagram Hashtags

    The Gold Coast coffee school

    A$5.00

    Did you know an Instagram post with at least one hashtag averages 12.6% more engagement than a post with no hashtags? Hashtags are powerful. They can help your posts reach a target audience, attract followers in your niche, increase engagement, and develop a more positive and recognizable brand image. I've put together an ultimate guide for using Instagram hashtags With this guide, you won't just attract customers -- you'll attract the right customers. RSVP now - This is an opportunity to meet like-minded business owners who want to use Instagram fast, plus this will be a great way to start your day and it may even change your business. Sponsor Ad: Connect with other business owners at the Co-Marketing Project https://patreon.com/comarketingproject Cost: The event fee is $5 to cover expenses. (Coffee & light breakfast can be purchased at the cafe) Agenda: • Networking - catch up with friends and swap business cards with new people (30 mins) • Session Presentation & Discussion (45 mins) • Q&A session (15 mins) What are my parking options? There are a number of parking bays just outside the cafe - paid parking starts at 9:00am. What can/can't I bring to the event? Bring business cards for networking. Networking plays a big role in the GC Marketing meetup and you don’t want to be that business or marketer who forgets their business cards. Get them ready! Bring an open mind for learning and sharing. Sitting in the back of the crowd with your mouth shut the entire meetup is not helpful for anyone. Do yourself a favour and participate. We promise you won’t regret it! Got a Question? Call David[masked]

  • Entrepreneurs Guide to Chatbots In 2019

    The Gold Coast coffee school

    A$5.00

    You've probably heard: Bots are the future. In fact, if you're wondering today whether or not your business should create a bot, you're asking the wrong question. Bot-powered commerce is our modern-day manifest destiny. But that doesn't mean we can't screw it up. In this meetup, I will cover the basic and what you need to know to develop chatbot to help get started and attract more customers. RSVP now - This is an opportunity to meet like-minded business owners who want to save time using chatbots, plus this will be a great way to start your day and it may even change your business. Sponsor Ad: Connect with other rntrepreneurs at the Co-Marketing Project https://patreon.com/comarketingproject Cost: The event fee is $5 to cover expenses. (Coffee & light breakfast can be purchased at the cafe) Agenda: • Networking - catch up with friends and swap business cards with new people (30 mins) • Session Presentation & Discussion (45 mins) • Q&A session (15 mins) What are my parking options? There are a number of parking bays just outside the cafe - paid parking starts at 9:00am. What can/can't I bring to the event? Bring business cards for networking. Networking plays a big role in the GC Marketing meetup and you don’t want to be that business or marketer who forgets their business cards. Get them ready! Bring an open mind for learning and sharing. Sitting in the back of the crowd with your mouth shut the entire meetup is not helpful for anyone. Do yourself a favour and participate. We promise you won’t regret it! Got a Question? Call David[masked]

  • How Many SEO Backlinks Do You Need To Double Your Website Traffic?

    The Gold Coast coffee school

    A$5.00

    More is more when it comes to backlinks, right? The answer, unfortunately, is not so cut and dry. There’s no question that building great inbound links to your site is hard work. While many site owners resort to spamming blog comment sections to get their backlinks, that’s neither necessary nor effective for your SEO efforts. In this meetup, I will cover the basic and how many backlinks do you really need to increase website traffic and attract more customers. RSVP now - This is an opportunity to meet like-minded business owners who want to website traffic attract younger customers, plus this will be a great way to start your day and it may even change your business. Sponsor Ad: Connect with other business owners at the Co-Marketing Project https://patreon.com/comarketingproject Cost: The event fee is $5 to cover expenses. (Coffee & light breakfast can be purchased at the cafe) Agenda: • Networking - catch up with friends and swap business cards with new people (30 mins) • Session Presentation & Discussion (45 mins) • Q&A session (15 mins) What are my parking options? There are a number of parking bays just outside the cafe - paid parking starts at 9:00am. What can/can't I bring to the event? Bring business cards for networking. Networking plays a big role in the GC Marketing meetup and you don’t want to be that business or marketer who forgets their business cards. Get them ready! Bring an open mind for learning and sharing. Sitting in the back of the crowd with your mouth shut the entire meetup is not helpful for anyone. Do yourself a favour and participate. We promise you won’t regret it! Got a Question? Call David[masked]

  • Guide To Attracting New Customer Leads Using Instagram

    The Gold Coast coffee school

    A$5.00

    No matter what industry you work in, it pays to build a presence on Instagram. But if you really want to get ahead, you need to know the platform (and your audience!) inside and out, including what kinds of content resonate most, how to build an Instagram Stories strategy, and how to track your metrics and KPIs. In this meetup, I will cover the basic and what you need to know to develop your Instagram story help get started and attract more customers. RSVP now - This is an opportunity to meet like-minded business owners who want to unlock Instagram and attract younger customers, plus this will be a great way to start your day and it may even change your business. Sponsor Ad: Connect with other business owners at the Co-Marketing Project https://patreon.com/comarketingproject Cost: The event fee is $5 to cover expenses. (Coffee & light breakfast can be purchased at the cafe) Agenda: • Networking - catch up with friends and swap business cards with new people (30 mins) • Session Presentation & Discussion (45 mins) • Q&A session (15 mins) What are my parking options? There are a number of parking bays just outside the cafe - paid parking starts at 9:00am. What can/can't I bring to the event? Bring business cards for networking. Networking plays a big role in the GC Marketing meetup and you don’t want to be that business or marketer who forgets their business cards. Get them ready! Bring an open mind for learning and sharing. Sitting in the back of the crowd with your mouth shut the entire meetup is not helpful for anyone. Do yourself a favour and participate. We promise you won’t regret it! Got a Question? Call David[masked]

  • Networking Event - Find Your Next Co-Marketing Partner

    Mr PP's Deli & Rooftop

    A$10.00

    Come and meet MFBO members who are seeking to grow their business by working together. We usually meet in the open area next to the bar overlooking Southport! Let's relax, have fun, and meet Business Owners & Entrepreneurs in our area! Please RSVP & add to your calendar! If you can not attend please let us know. We want to be able to give our local Business a count so they can prepare! There is a cash bar for you to buy drinks at the Roof Top Bar in Southport. *** Happy Hour goes to 6 pm **** Cost: The event fee is $10 to cover expenses. What is Co-Marketing? Is when two or more businesses pool their resources to maximise their marketing beyond compare. Co-Marketing is more time-efficient and cost-effective to band together and cross-promote services than doing it alone. (If you are new co-marketing, that is ok, come along to learn more) Got a Question? Call David[masked]