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This program aims to bring awareness of the great services and products that are available within our Municipality, and stimulate local support for our local enterprises.

Every fortnight, a different local business is profiled in our E-bulletin, which is sent out to over 3,500 recipients. On the alternate week, relevant and interesting news on local business and events are shared with our audience.

What is the purpose of the Support Local Program?

Council adopted the Economic Development Strategy 2015 - 2020 at the end of 2014. One of the strategic goals in this strategy is to 'continue to facilitate business growth and prosperity, intrinsically linked to the wellbeing of the local community.'

What is in it for YOU?

You get the opportunity to share something about your dream and your business with a wide audience, for free!

Eligibility

Your business has to be:

How would you get involved?

  • Please send us an email to express your interest. 

YARRA BUSINESS Newsletter

 

Calendar of Events

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Sunday, 26 June 2016

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- All 2016 Business Functions
- All 2016 Community Events

- All 2016 Local Business Events

Events for the Month of June 2016
Date Details
Business Functions
30 Jun 2016

Lunchbox Learning:The You in youth Homelessness....take a step forward to learn more: Bring your lunch along and eat and relax whilst listening to an interesting local business speak about their area of expertise. Topic: The YOU in youth Homelessness...take a step forward to learn more.

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Community Events
16 Jun 2016

LYNDA_ How to access a leading online training: Yarra libraries are now offering its members FREE access to Lynda.com. This is a leading online learning resource offering more than 3,400 courses covering technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies and more.

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Here's a peek at some events coming up in the months ahead...
Business Functions
12 Jul 2016

Achieving Financial SuccessNo2: Pricing for maximum profit: Pricing strategy determines both business revenue and buyer behavior and business owners often struggle over pricing issues.

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20 Jul 2016

Digital marketing No3: Instagram & Pinterest: Learn why your Business should be on Instagram and Introduction to Pinterest-what is it? -Do I need it? -How to use it.

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Community Events
21 Jul 2016

LYNDA- How to access leading online training: Yarra libraries are now offering its members FREE access to Lynda.com. This is a leading online learning resource offering more than 3,400 courses covering technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies, and more.

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Business Functions
28 Jul 2016

Lunchbox Learning - Do you have a clear & effective business Plan?: Bring your lunch along; eat relax and learn while listening to Karen van de Hengel from Launchastronauts a Richmond based Business as she shares her experience and expertise in how to create a sound business plan.

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9 Aug 2016

Achieving Financial Success Series No3- Keep the cash flowing: Workshop Three: Keep the Cash Flowing. Profit does not equal cash, and one of the critical aspects for every business is to ensure there is adequate cash flow to meet all their short-term obligations.

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17 Aug 2016

Digital marketing No4 Google Ads & Google for business: this topic delves into the behemoth that is Google. You look at Google ads and how to use them effectively, some basic SEO practices to get your website showing up higher in search results, and other tools such as Gmail, G+ and apps for business.

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18 Aug 2016

Yarra Energy Foundation-Energy Retailing;Purchasing Clean, Green Power:

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25 Aug 2016

Lunchbox Learning-Smartphone Apps ecosystem and how they impact SME's: Peter Matkovic from UPT Marketing Richmond is the presenter

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1 Sep 2016

Northern Business Achievements Awards Breakfast: The NBAA Awards are a partnership of industry, education, local and state government and decision makers across Melbourne's north and essential events for those seeking to do business in the region.

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7 Sep 2016

Achieving Financial Success series no 4 - Financial Health Check: Having the best product or service does not automatically translate to financial success.

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