Jan
23
Thu
Facebook Advertising (advanced) @ Community Futures Central Kootenay Tickets
Jan 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Facebook Advertising (advanced) @ Community Futures Central Kootenay | Nelson | British Columbia | Canada

More than 14 million Canadians check their Facebook every day. Learn how to use Facebook advertising to reach your customers, make connection, and enhance your presence.

Learn how to:
– use Facebook newsfeed formulas to your advantage;
– create effective Facebook ads; and,
– boost posts.

Note: this class is for those who have already set up their Business Facebook page.

Registration deadline: January 21st, please call 250-352-1933 ext:100 to register

Instructor: Chris Holland, Juggernaut Marketing & Communications

Jan
31
Fri
Fusion Marketing for a Digital World @ Community Futures Central Kootenay Tickets
Jan 31 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Fusion Marketing for a Digital World @ Community Futures Central Kootenay | Nelson | British Columbia | Canada

Fusion Methodology: like-minded people working together for mutual benefit.

Digital marketing is booming and it’s important to maximize your organic growth through fusion methodology. Instructor, Chris Holland reviews fusion methods, organic growth, and digital marketing opportunities, and how they can help your business become accessible to the ideal demographic. Once you effectively apply these tools, your marketing campaigns will not only be more successful, they will be more enjoyable to run!

Registration deadline: January 29

Instructor: Chris Holland, Juggernaut Marketing & Communications

Feb
11
Tue
Grow Your Natural Food Business @ Community Futures Central Kootenay (Nelson, BC) Tickets
Feb 11 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Grow Your Natural Food Business @ Community Futures Central Kootenay (Nelson, BC)

This is a 2 day course. Day 2 is on February 18th (9-1)

This workshop is for anyone with a great food product who needs help getting through the regulations and other red tape.
Day One: Product Development: Learn about Health Canada regulations and manufacturing (location, ingredients, purchasing, costing, shelf life and packaging)
Day Two: Food Product Marketing: Learn how to research your product and the market. Identify effective marketing tools (labels, digital marketing and hard copy marketing) And finally learn the ins and outs of distribution.

Registration deadline: Feb 6

About the Instructor:
Suzanne Stoeckle has an extensive experience in the natural skin and health product industry. Her experience with research, education, retail, and marketing of natural health products is invaluable to anyone seeking to start or grow their natural health product business.

Feb
14
Fri
Facebook and LinkedIn for Business (beginner) @ Nelson Community Futures Central Kootenay Tickets
Feb 14 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Facebook and LinkedIn for Business (beginner) @ Nelson Community Futures Central Kootenay | Nelson | British Columbia | Canada

Learn the basics on how to use Facebook and LinkedIn to benefit your business and bring you more customers. Facebook is a free platform being used by most small businesses for marketing and promotions. LinkedIn is a great networking tool. You will be setting up your Facebook business page and LinkedIn profile so it’s helpful if you have access to photos, logo (optional) and ideas about your write-ups.

 

Registration deadline: Feb 12

Instructor: Chris Holland, Juggernaut Marketing & Communications

Feb
18
Tue
Facebook for Business – Beginner (Creston) @ Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce Tickets
Feb 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Facebook for Business - Beginner (Creston) @ Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce

It’s time to get your business on Facebook and learn how social media can help you market your business in an affordable way. In this class, learn how to set-up your Facebook business page, create posts, and connect with your customers. Bring a laptop, photos, logo (if you have one) and think about what you’d like your write-ups to say.  Registration deadline: Feb 13

Instructor: Amanda Murray

To register, call Amanda at (403) 678-7044

Feb
25
Tue
Building Your Website & Online Store with Shopify.com @ Nelson Community Futures Central Kootenay Tickets
Feb 25 @ 9:00 am – Feb 26 @ 4:00 pm
Building Your Website & Online Store with Shopify.com @ Nelson Community Futures Central Kootenay | Nelson | British Columbia | Canada

Two day workshop, Feb 25 & 26, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm each day

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 (e.g. 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

Deadline to register: February 20

Instructor: Nikta Boroumand, Maverick Designs

 

Mar
2
Mon
Photography and Filmmaking for Business @ Nelson Community Futures Central Kootenay Tickets
Mar 2 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Photography and Filmmaking for Business @ Nelson Community Futures Central Kootenay | Nelson | British Columbia | Canada
This workshop focuses on how to use your phone’s camera to showcase your product or service online on Instagram, Pinterest, and Etsy… while staying within your budget. Learn basic video and photography techniques, such as lighting, use of space, angles and props that will make your product or service shine. Once you have the content, learn how to edit it quickly and efficiently with some great, easy-to-use apps and pre-sets. Please bring your phone or camera, samples of your product, and any props you would like to use in a photo or video to promote your product or service.

Registration Deadline: Feb 26

Instructor: Alex Balcer

Mar
3
Tue
Branding: Company Identity Design @ Community Futures Central Kootenay Tickets
Mar 3 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Branding: Company Identity Design @ Community Futures Central Kootenay | Nelson | British Columbia | Canada

Company branding starts with creating an identity, i.e. the logo, which communicates your business philosophy and offerings to your customers.

This class covers basic design principles, ideation phase, creative concept phase, typography, colour theory, and file formats, giving you the design fundamentals needed to create a professional-looking logo.

Registration deadline: Feb 27

Instructor: Brad Steele

Mar
4
Wed
Instagram for Business (beginner) @ Community Futures Central Kootenay (Nelson, BC) Tickets
Mar 4 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Instagram for Business (beginner) @ Community Futures Central Kootenay (Nelson, BC)

Learn to use the mobile app ‘Instagram’ to reach potential customers and/or promote a virtual store.

Instagram is a visual digital organizer that will help you to present images of your business in a professional manner; it also complements other Social Media. This workshop will review the features and help you understand how best to use them to market your business, your products/services and yourself. You’ll also learn how to set up your accounts and find new followers. Bring images, logos etc.

Registration Deadline: Mar 2

Mar
9
Mon
Marketing Design with ‘Canva’ @ Community Futures Central Kootenay Tickets
Mar 9 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Marketing Design with 'Canva' @ Community Futures Central Kootenay | Nelson | British Columbia | Canada

Canva gives you all the tools you need to give your marketing a professional look. Use your own photos or stock images from Canva and apply them to hundreds of professionally designed layouts or create your own from scratch. Ideal for social media posts (Facebook and Instagram), flyers, posters, business cards, tshirt designs etc. Free app or paid version available.

Registration deadline: Mar 4

Instructor: Alex Balcer