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
6
Fri
Computer Lab with Sharron Swan @ Community Futures Central Kootenay Tickets
Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Computer Lab with Sharron Swan @ Community Futures Central Kootenay

Here is your opportunity to bring a project or software problem to the computer lab and work on it with the expert guidance of our program instructor. Sharron is an expert on: Word, Access, Excel, HTML, Expression Web, Search Engine Optimization, Facebook for business, Mobile Web Site Design & QR coding.

Pre-registration is required. A basic knowledge of computers and the software that you intend to use are necessary to take part in this workshop.

Deadline to register: Feb 28 (please register by this date to secure the instructor. You can still call after this date if the class is running!)

Instructor: Sharron Swan

Mar
30
Mon
Building Your Website with WordPress @ Nelson Community Futures Central Kootenay Tickets
Mar 30 @ 9:00 am – Mar 31 @ 4:00 pm
Building Your Website with Wordpress @ Nelson Community Futures Central Kootenay | Nelson | British Columbia | Canada

In this two-day workshop (Mar 30 & 31) 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 a fully functioning website (with free hosting).

Workshop includes lecture and demonstration, but mostly focuses on participants building their own website. There is plenty of time for questions and one-on-one instruction.

Students must have intermediate computer and internet skills, including:

  • experience with software such as Microsoft Word;
  • an ability to navigate folders for accessing/ saving documents/ images;
  • an accessible web email account.

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

Deadline to register: March 24

Instructor: Nikta Boroumand, Maverick Designs