Jan
23
Tue
DIY Videos for Social Media and Online Marketing – 2 Days @ Community Futures Central Kootenay Tickets
Jan 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
DIY Videos for Social Media and Online Marketing - 2 Days @ Community Futures Central Kootenay | Nelson | British Columbia | Canada

Jan 23 & 30

Deadline to Register: Jan 19

People love watching videos online. Video can be extremely effective for business marketing to boost your product and brand awareness. This 2 part workshop will aid you in planning, shooting and editing video for your business. Students must have a recording device for shooting video, and a computer for editing. Instruction in editing video on both windows and mac is available. Explore different software and resources that help get the job done. Learn to optimize your YouTube channel and upload your video to gain exposure in your markets. This is a 2 day workshop

Instructor: Zeb Hansell

Feb
7
Wed
Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn – Beginner @ Nelson Community Futures Central Kootenay Tickets
Feb 7 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn - Beginner @ Nelson Community Futures Central Kootenay | Nelson | British Columbia | Canada

Learn the basics on how to use Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to benefit your business and bring you more customers. The morning will be spent talking about why these platforms are useful and how to gain a wider audience. The afternoon is in the computer lab where you will set up your Facebook business page, Twitter and LinkedIn profiles and start using them!
Registration Deadline: Feb 5

Instructor: Chris Holland

Feb
15
Thu
How to Write Killer Sales Copy @ Nelson Community Futures Central Kootenay Tickets
Feb 15 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
How to Write Killer Sales Copy @ Nelson Community Futures Central Kootenay | Nelson | British Columbia | Canada

If you do online sales (or plan to), you need to communicate in an effective way that moves people to take action. Sales Copy and Sales Pages (also known as ‘landing pages’) use particular formulas and language written with the intention of encouraging people to invest in your product or service. Whether you want people to sign up for your email list, your opt-in, register for a webinar or class, follow you on social media or make a purchase you need to persuade your reader to take action! In this course you will learn the steps to create an actual sales page and uncover the elements of writing sales copy. You will leave with a step by step guide that you can use anytime you need to create a new sales page for your product or service. Registration Deadline: Feb 9

Instructor: Julia Gilmore

Feb
20
Tue
Branding – Company Identity Design @ Community Futures Central Kootenay Tickets
Feb 20 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Branding – Company Identity Design @ Community Futures Central Kootenay

Instructor: Brad Steele
Make a visual statement about your business by designing your own professional-looking company business logo. Starting with design principles and ideation, this course will also cover creative concepts, critique, typography, colour theory and file formats.
Deadline to register: Feb 15
$80 +GST

Feb
21
Wed
Building Your Website with WordPress.com @ Nelson Community Futures Central Kootenay Tickets
Feb 21 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Building Your Website with Wordpress.com @ Nelson Community Futures Central Kootenay | Nelson | British Columbia | Canada

Day 2 is Feb 22

In this hands-on two day workshop you will learn to create, build and manage your own website using the world’s leading open source web publishing platform, WordPress.com. Bring your text, images, and imagination to build your own fully functioning website (with free hosting) in this two day workshop. Workshop format involves some lecture and demonstration, but is centered on participants engaged in their own website project. With a small class size, there is plenty of time for questions and one-on-one instruction. Participants must have intermediate computer and Internet skills, including experience with software such as Microsoft Word, and ability to navigate folders for accessing and saving documents and images. You must also have a web email account that can be accessed during the workshop.

Deadline to register: Feb 16

More info: www.bigbrowneyes.ca/posts/wordpress-com-workshop/

Instructor: Nikta Boroumand

 

Feb
27
Tue
Secret to Generating Revenue @ Nelson Community Futures Central Kootenay Tickets
Feb 27 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Secret to Generating Revenue @ Nelson Community Futures Central Kootenay | Nelson | British Columbia | Canada

The secret to generating revenue is easier than you think. Many successful entrepreneurs, corporations & social enterprises use this model with amazing results. Some people find this to be an intimidating & frustrating part of their venture but when you understand the principles and opportunities you will be excited to not only reach your revenue goals but grow them. You will discover the special ingredients & super-secret formula to increase your revenue. This inspirational step-by-step process will give you a fresh perspective and clear vision to embark on your quest to generate more income.

Instructor: Chris Holland

Mar
6
Tue
Design One on One (1 hr appts) @ Community Futures Central Kootenay Tickets
Mar 6 all-day
Design One on One (1 hr appts) @ Community Futures Central Kootenay

Instructor: Brad Steele
Book a one-on–one appointment (1 hr) for a project critique or a little extra help from our Graphic Design instructor, Brad Steele. A perfect follow up class to ‘Material Design’, ‘Adobe Illustrator’ or ‘Company Identity Design’. Appointment time must be pre-scheduled, call reception: 250-352-1933 x100.
$60 +GST

Mar
8
Thu
Building Your Online Store with Shopify @ Community Futures Central Kootenay Tickets
Mar 8 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Building Your Online Store with Shopify @ Community Futures Central Kootenay | Nelson | British Columbia | Canada

2 days – Mar 8 & 9

In this hands-on, two-day workshop you will learn to create, build and manage your own online store using one of the leading Software as Service platforms: Shopify. Bring your product description and photos, other text (eg. shipping details, logos, images) and imagination to craft your own fully functioning online store (with a free 14 day trial from Shopify) by the end of the workshop. The
workshop format involves some lecture and demonstration but is centered on participants engaged in their own website project. With a small class size there is plenty of time for questions and one-on-one help. Shopify offers a free 14 day trial of software. Plans start as low as $15/month to include online store interface, secure payments, shipping and built-in and third party payment gateway options. Examples of local Shopify stores: http://backdirtroad.ca  and http://culinary-conspiracy.com.

Registration Deadline: Mar 2

Instructor: Nikta Boroumand