Hills District Business Mums – Marketing With No Budget
Event on 2015-07-21 19:00:00
Marketing With No Budget Tuesday 21 July, 7pm – 9:30pm Marketing is undoubtedly one of the biggest challenges that small businesses face. How can you build awareness of your product/service and convert that awareness into sales? When you’re a small business, marketing budgets are tight – or non-existent. Every cent counts, especially when it comes out of your own pocket! During this HDBM workshop, our experts will introduce you to 3 different marketing strategies that are FREE and give you tips on how best to make use of them. In this information-packed workshop, you will learn: How to create your 30 second pitch (and have the opportunity to put this into practice) How to effectively network (the listen and ask approach) How to introduce your business into any conversation How to pitch a newsworthy story to the media How to create tangible business benefits from a media campaign The number one area where social media is most valuable The secret to making your business blossom online How to get more done – for the overwhelmed and easily distracted This month’s lucky door prize package is courtesy of the wonderful Marcella Moreno of Marcella Creations; a top quality handmade leather handbag, matching purse and keyring plus an alterations voucher. As always, there will be two networking sessions allowing you time to meet 40+ like-minded local business mums. All new Group members are welcome so please don't be shy! Tickets include food and this month we are introducing a new pricing structure: for NEW attendees. If you’ve never been to one of our events before, come along and see if our group meet-ups are for you! Early bird tickets available between now and 7 July (closing two weeks prior to the event) Regular On the door IF tickets are still available (but don’t risk it…this event will sell out quickly!) About our speakers Lisa Malnar – Networking Expert Founder, Tough Love Advising Lisa is an expert in direct sales and has built multimillion dollar organisations in both the US and Australia through the use of networking. She is passionate about working with start ups, small to medium size companies and entrepreneurs helping them to create momentum and consistency in their businesses. For the past 4 years, she has been running her own consultancy firm, Tough Love Advising, working with business owners to open up new markets and expand their customer base. Lisa is looking forward to sharing some tips with you to get you networking with confidence and authenticity. Connie Mottshaw – Social Media Expert Founder & Chief Strategist at Online Spiderweb Connie is an Online Marketing Expert, Certified Social Media Expert and Website Developer with over 13 years’ experience in Business Start-ups and Management. She creates websites that focus on generating and capturing leads and sales, are easy for her clients to manage and are SEO optimised. Connie has an insatiable hunger to lead an extraordinary life by opening up opportunities and possibilities for others. Maraya Bell – PR Expert Director, blog Stuff Mums Like and Freelance Publicist Maraya has worked at high profile organisations such as Network Ten and ABC Television, as well as not-for-profits such as Camp Quality. She now freelances for businesses, consulting and running PR campaigns. She is also the director of Stuff Mums Like, a lifestyle blog specialising in showcasing the best brands for busy mums and their families, which has over 22,000 Likes on Facebook. Tickets should be purchased in advance. Sorry, no refunds are offered. All questions can be directed to Caroline Bagga via the Hills District Business Mums Facebook Group.
at Hillside Hotel
273 Old Northern Road Castle Hill