Digital Business Solutions Program

  • Is your website and social media working for your business?

  • Could your business systems be simplified?

  • Are you unsure about your privacy protection obligations?

The Digital Solutions Program, (a new Australian Government Initiative), will help you answer these essential questions. Delivered by the Hunter Region Business Hub, this program empowers small businesses across Newcastle, The Hunter, Port Stephens and Central Coast to make the most of digital opportunities.

Supporting you in key business areas

  • Assess & suggest improvements to your website and online selling tools.
  • Help you create a digital marketing strategy that gets results.
  • Show you how software can save you time & increase your profitability.
  • Explain Online Security and Data Privacy in plain English.

Our goal is to help you increase your digital presence, profitability, sustainability and security.

 

How we help you

Kimberlie Clare-Campbell, Rochelle McLennan and Troy White are your highly experienced Digital Advisors. We are ready to help you navigate digital business solutions with unbiased practical business advice. Through the Digital Business Solutions program we can support you to assess your digital needs and develop an action plan to improve your digital skill set through a combination of

  • one on one consulting
  • webinars
  • hands on skill development workshops

 

Are you eligible?

  • Are you a Micro or Small Business with less than 20 employees?
  • Do you have a current ABN or ACN?
  • Is your business located in Newcastle, The Hunter, Port Stephens or Central Coast?

If you’ve answered YES to these 3 questions you can access this highly subsidised service. Our Digital Business Advisors will meet with you at your business premises or in your local area.

If you’re interested in getting the most out of your business’ digital efforts please book your free discovery call us now on 1300 304 794 (or click the button below).

Websites and eCommerce

Websites & eCommerce

  • Does your website look beautiful but doesn’t rank in google?
  • Do your clients know what you do within 6 seconds of landing on your site?
  • Is your eCommerce site traffic down, are your sales a bit slow?

To get a genuine unbiased analysis of your current website or eCommerce sites performance and learn what you can do to drive customers to your website and make more sales give us a call to book your website analysis.

Social Media & Digital Marketing

Social Media & Digital Marketing

  • Do you struggle to post consistently in social media?
  • Is choosing the right Social Media platform for your business confusing?
  • When you do post do you feel no-one is listening?

We can help take the struggle out of Social Media and Digital Marketing by creating an easy to follow plan focusing on making the most of time and your brands strengths .

Software Solutions

Software Solutions

  • Can using software make your business more productive and cost effective?
  • Having you been looking at software solutions but are confused by all the bells and whistles?
  • Are you frustrated with the software packages your using not linking seamlessly together?

Finding the right software for the job is key to making your staff more productive and streamlining your processes. We have delved into small business software and can suggest programs that suit your needs and your budget.

Privacy & Data Security

Privacy & Data Security

  • Have you got a privacy policy on your website?
  • Do you know your responsibilities?
  • How do you know if your clients data is secure or if it’s been hacked?

As a business owner you have legal obligations to keep your clients data secure and report any breaches. You must also inform visitors to your website about your privacy policy and what information you keep about them and for how long. If it feels overwhelming don’t worry, we are hear to help you understand your roles and responsibilities without the jargon so you can protect your clients data and your business’s reputation.


Be Prepared for Anything

Monday 1st November  10am-12pm

 

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Disaster recovery planning & business continuity for small businesses

About this event

After the last few years, we know the unexpected happens! The good news is you can plan to mitigate risks and rebuild your business after a disaster.

Risk management planning helps you to make decisions and protect your business from negative events. Join Troy and learn how to develop a risk management plan to prepare and protect your business.

In this 2 hour interactive webinar you will:

  • Understand risks that could affect your business
  • Learn how to develop an Emergency Action Plan
  • Create your own disaster recovery plan

Presented by

Troy White – Digital Business Advisor Hunter Region Business Hub

Sponsored by

Maitland City Council – COVID Business Support program

This interactive webinar is designed for businesses who are based in Maitland NSW Australia

Zoom

You’ll receive your Zoom link when you sign up to the Eventbrite workshop.

For more info please email reception@huntervalleyhub.com.au or call the Hub on 1300 304 794.


Take Control of Your Digital Reputation

Monday 15th November 10am-12pm

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Increase customer retention and ultimately boost your business’s income

About this event

Do your brand values show through when buyers visit your website and social networks online? Is your digital marketing consistent enough for customers to identify with your business?

Branding is more than a logo… it is the colours, treatments, and voice you employ. Your customer wants to see your brand values reflected in your business. By managing your brand, your customers will want to become ambassadors for your business.

In this 2 hour interactive webinar you will:

  • Re-discover the power of branding
  • Create authentic connections with your ideal customers
  • Check that your website and social profiles are reflecting the right message
  • Understand how to manage your businesses reviews and ratings

Presented by

Rochelle McLennan – Digital Business Advisor Hunter Region Business Hub

Sponsored by

Maitland City Council – COVID Business Support program

This interactive webinar is designed for businesses who are based in Maitland NSW Australia


Get Your Products Found On Google

Tuesday 23rd November 10am-11am

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To increase your online store’s google ranking you need keyword-focused and engaging product descriptions.

About this event

Having strong product descriptions will get your products found on search engines. Knowing the keywords and key phrases people use to search for your product and using them in your content will help you get to the first page of google.

But that’s not enough, you need product descriptions that create an emotional connection with your potential customer so they want to buy your product.

Join us for this webinar and you’ll

  • Discover the information you need in a great product description
  • Learn how to find the right keywords to use in your descriptions
  • Understand how to make an emotional connection with your customer

Presented by

Kimberlie Clare-Campbell – Digital Business Advisor with the Hunter Region Business Hub.

Essential

You must have a current ABN and less than 20 employees to qualify for this workshop.

Who Should attend?

Is your Business located in NSW or Canberra? Do you have a current ABN and less than 20 employees? Then come along, and get Canva working for your business.

This workshop is proudly brought to you by

Hunter Region Business Hub & Australian Small Business Advisory Service’s Digital Solutions Program.


Digital Marketing Simplified

Tuesdsay 9th Nove,ber 10am-11am

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The easy way to plan your promotions to get better results faster

About this event

Are you frustrated and stressed out by the process of generating and marketing content for your business? Often small businesses promote their offers with random content, and they get random results.

What if there was a simple method to generate content and promote your business that saved you time and worry while still delivering the outcomes you want for your business?

In this 2 hour interactive webinar you will:

  • Understand the type of content your audience wants to see
  • Learn how to give your marketing direction
  • Discover the fast way to plan your digital marketing content
  • Learn how to improve engagement & get more followers from your promotions
  • Develop an easy & repeatable marketing system

Presented by

Kimberlie Clare-Campbell – Digital Business Advisor Hunter Region Business Hub

Tickets

You must have a current ABN, registered in the NSW or ACT and have less than 20 employees to qualify for this webinar.

Supported by the Digital Solutions program

Australian Small Business Advisory Service


Strategic planning for long-term success

Monday 22nd 10am-12pm

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The Ultimate Digital Marketing Guide for Small Businesses

Rediscover your business vision

About this event

Entrepreneurs and business owners are frequently so consumed with present difficulties that they lose sight of their long-term goals. As a result, doing a business assessment or developing a strategic plan is a must. This is a vital step towards long-term business success.

In this 2 hour interactive webinar you will:

  • Create a viable business vision.
  • Define the services/products you offer.
  • Outline the values of key stakeholders.
  • Determine your company’s objectives.
  • Create the rules and guidelines for achieving the purpose and objectives.
  • Create SMART goals.
  • Outline the major strategy’ implementation plans.

Presented by

Troy White & Kimberlie Clare-Campbell

– Digital Business Advisors Hunter Region Business Hub

Sponsored by

Maitland City Council – COVID Business Support program

This interactive webinar is designed for businesses who are based in Maitland NSW Australia

Zoom

You’ll receive your Zoom link when you sign up to the Eventbrite workshop.