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Business Workshops and Mentoring

Latrobe City hosts a range of business workshops aimed at helping prospective and current businesses grow.

The workshops cover different areas of business development essential for growth such as

  • Developing a social media strategy
  • Effective marketing
  • Taking your business online
  • Choosing the right social media platforms

Getting More out of LinkedIn for Business - Online Webinar

LinkedIn can be a powerful tool for job seekers and employers but it is also a valuable source of information and connection for people in small business. In this webinar run by Erika from Mac&Ernie, learn how to use LinkedIn more effectively to promote yourself and your business. 

Optimise your personal profile and create a company page to link your business with your employees and more. Look at how strategy in this channel can be shaped to match your business goals.

Topics covered will include:

  • engagement strategies
  • how to write content, share content and how to contribute to the conversations
  • creating greater visibility and developing yourself or your employees as thought leaders in your field
  • the do’s and don’ts of LinkedIn, risk management and more

When: 18 June 2020
Time: 5.30 pm to 7.30 pm
Cost: FREE

Small Business Bus - Traralgon

Free Business Mentoring Sessions

Free business mentoring will conducted remotely by Small Business Victoria. Delivered by an experienced professional mentor from the Small Business Mentoring Service (SBMS), free 45-minute sessions are available from 10am until 4pm and can be tailored to address the specific needs of your business. A mentor can help you to identify a clear direction for your business, discuss key issues and priorities, and develop an action plan to achieve your goals.

Bookings essential. Simply select your preferred time from the drop-down list above and click “Register” to confirm your booking. All mentoring sessions are private and confidential.

When: Wednesday 24 June 2020, 10am to 12pm 
Cost: Free

For more information on any of the above workshops phone Terri Plozza, Economic Development Officer 5128 5460 or email

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