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HILLS VOICE: YOUR ADELAIDE HILLS
Our quarterly e-update gives small businesses and entrepreneurial residents practical tips to help grow, strengthen and develop your business. It is not often we can help you with your individual encounters but we hope that Hills Voice - Your Business provides you with a quick, easy and informative way of staying abreast of some of the challenges you face. Click here to subscribe.

The latest edition May 2017 (Previous February 2017 edition, November 2016 edition, August 2016 edition)

EVENTS
Don't underestimate the value of investing time into these types of activities. Click through on those events you're interested in to contact the organisers directly.

Table Talk: Google AdWords 101
Get more visitors to your website and set up your first Google AdWords campaign. You will learn how AdWords works, identify keywords to attract prospects, see examples of high-performing ad campaigns and avoid the most common mistakes of new advertisers.

Presented by Matt Pepper of Pepper Content.

Friday 4 August 2017
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

Table Talk: Using your Cashbook System
High accounting and bookeeping costs can be avoided when you spend a few minutes each week updating your online Cashbook by the Adelaide Hills Business Centre.

Discover how to set up your Cashbook, enter transactions, read your reports and make sound business decisions.

Cashbook was created by the Adelaide HIlls Business Centre and is designed specifically for SMEs and those that run a Self-Managed Super Fund. The full toolkit can be purchased for $75 here (or is free for AHBC members).

Tuesday 8 August 2017
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

Table Talk: G-Suite
Discover Google Apps for Work (G-Suite): professional email, online storage, shared calendars, video meetings and more. Built for business; designed for teams.

Wednesday 9 August 2017
10:00am - 11:30am
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

Table Talk: Using your Cashbook System
High accounting and bookeeping costs can be avoided when you spend a few minutes each week updating your online Cashbook by the Adelaide Hills Business Centre.

Discover how to set up your Cashbook, enter transactions, read your reports and make sound business decisions.

Cashbook was created by the Adelaide HIlls Business Centre and is designed specifically for SMEs and those that run a Self-Managed Super Fund. The full toolkit can be purchased for $75 here (or is free for AHBC members).

Wednesday 9 August 2017
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

Table Talk: Pricing and the hidden cost
In this Table Talk gain a greater understanding of how the hidden cost in your business plays a critical role in your price tag.

Wednesday 9 August 2017
5:00pm - 6:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

Table Talk: Back office automation - Google Apps Script
Google Apps Script is a scripting language based on JavaScript that lets you do new and cool things with G Suite apps like Docs, Sheets, Emails and Forms. There's nothing to install; your code editor is right in your browser.

Tuesday 15 August 2017
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

Table Talk: Media Studio basics
Make your business stand out online! Learn how to use the Media Centre to create professional looking videos, podcasts or product images. It's easy and cost-effective.

Tuesday 15 August 2017
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

Table Talk: Your documents anywhere, anytime - Google Docs and Drive
Google Drive is a secure cloud storage service that allows you to store your documents, photos, videos and more online. It also gives you Google Docs, Google Sheets, and other applications to create and edit various types of files online.

Wednesday 16 August 2017
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

Winning export programme
Join this exciting course targeted at helping Food and Agribusinesses who are currently exporting to refine their export plan, refresh their export business strategy and develop a long-term plan for exporting into the future.

Tuesday 22 August 2017
Adelaide

Click here for more information about the workshop.

Click here to register for this event.

Table Talk: Creating a blog using Blogger
You can use blogs for sharing information with your customers, updating your friends and family about your life, giving an advice column, discussing political views, or relating your experience in a specialised topic. Blogger is a user-friendly, free blogging platform by Google.

Wednesday 23 August 2017
10:00am - 11:30am
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

Table Talk: The one-day website using Google Sites
Google Sites is the easiest way to make information accessible to people quickly, and live. It is ideal for public websites, company intranet, team projects, employee profiles, clubs etc.

Wednesday 23 August 2017
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

Table Talk: Business basics
Want to start a business or grow your existing start up? Business basics unlocks the mysteries of creating and maintaining a great business.

Interested attendees should also consider attending other Table Talks such as "What's in a Business Plan", "The Line of Google", and "Accounting Basics".

Wednesday 23 August 2017
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

Table Talk: Line of Google
Discover how Google indexes your website and how you can create a better position for your business.

You don't need to be a web developer to attend this Table Talk; anyone that owns or manages a website who is seeking greater exposure should attend.

Thursday 24 August 2017
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

Table Talk: Two-faced customers - one face wants to spend more!
Your customers have needs and are seeking reasons why they should be spending more money with you. Learn about the "we are here" business, "can I help you" business, and "wow, I need to share this" business and leave with a new perspective on how to connect with your customers.

Thursday 24 August 2017
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

Table Talk: Unleashing the power of Xero for your business
If you're not already using Xero to manage your business's financial data, this is a great opportunity to see the benefits that moving to Xero can have on your overall business.

For those already using Xero we will discuss the benefits of utilising the right Xero add-ons specific to your industry, as well as making sure you make the most of Xero's features.

Presented by Daniel Hardy of ProAMS.

Thursday 24 August 2017
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

Table Talk: What's in a Business Plan?
Often business people are asked to write a business plan with little knowledge of what's involved and why they're important. In this workshop learn what to put into your business plan, why, and how to use it.

Thursday 24 August 2017
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

Table Talk: The lifestyle of a mum in business
If you are a mum in business, chances are you put everything first; your family, business, chores - it is easy to forget that you built a business to suit your lifestyle. During this table talk presenter Rebecca Reid will share her tips from other mums who have found or are looking for balance between business and life.

Topics will include values and using them to guide decisions, sorting out your "big rocks", understanding what you know and how to make it work for you, and how goal setting can bring balance back to life.

Presented by Rebecca Reid of Dandelion Coaching.

Monday 28 August 2017
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

Table Talk: Your time, your life.
Feel like you never have time to get things done or to spend time with your family and friends? How you manage your time is important. In this 90min workshop explore overcoming "imposter syndrome", the real value of your time, identifying what to focus on, delegation, automation or removal of tasks, and learning to say no!

Tuesday 5 September 2017
10:00am - 11:30am
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

Table Talk: Protecting your ideas and brand
What does it mean to have a valuable brand and how do you protect it? Learn the intellectual property that you create in your business and what action you can take to protect it from others.

Tuesday 12 September 2017
10:00am - 11:30am
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

Table Talk: Using your Cashbook System
High accounting and bookeeping costs can be avoided when you spend a few minutes each week updating your online Cashbook by the Adelaide Hills Business Centre.

Discover how to set up your Cashbook, enter transactions, read your reports and make sound business decisions.

Cashbook was created by the Adelaide HIlls Business Centre and is designed specifically for SMEs and those that run a Self-Managed Super Fund. The full toolkit can be purchased for $75 here (or is free for AHBC members).

Tuesday 12 September 2017
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

Table Talk: Using your Cashbook System
High accounting and bookeeping costs can be avoided when you spend a few minutes each week updating your online Cashbook by the Adelaide Hills Business Centre.

Discover how to set up your Cashbook, enter transactions, read your reports and make sound business decisions.

Cashbook was created by the Adelaide HIlls Business Centre and is designed specifically for SMEs and those that run a Self-Managed Super Fund. The full toolkit can be purchased for $75 here (or is free for AHBC members).

Wednesday 13 September 2017
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

​​Table Talk: Pricing and the hidden cost
In this Table Talk gain a greater understanding of how the hidden cost in your business plays a critical role in your price tag.

Wednesday 13 September 2017
5:00pm - 6:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

Table Talk: Unleashing the power of Xero for your business
If you're not already using Xero to manage your business's financial data, this is a great opportunity to see the benefits that moving to Xero can have on your overall business.

For those already using Xero we will discuss the benefits of utilising the right Xero add-ons specific to your industry, as well as making sure you make the most of Xero's features.

Presented by Daniel Hardy of ProAMS.

Thursday 21 September 2017
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

Table Talk: Business basics
Want to start a business or grow your existing start up? Business basics unlocks the mysteries of creating and maintaining a great business.

Interested attendees should also consider attending other Table Talks such as "What's in a Business Plan", "The Line of Google", and "Accounting Basics".

Wednesday 27 September 2017
10:00am - 11:30am
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

​​Table Talk: Line of Google
Discover how Google indexes your website and how you can create a better position for your business.

You don't need to be a web developer to attend this Table Talk; anyone that owns or manages a website who is seeking greater exposure should attend.

Thursday 28 September 2017
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

​​Table Talk: SEO Basic - Analytics, Webmaster, My Biz
This 90min Table Talk will de-mystify Search Engine Optimising (SEO) and reveal the truth about getting a well-ranked website. You will also look at three Google products: Google Analytics, Webmaster, and My Business.

For maximum benefit, we recommend attending the Line of Google Table Talk (held on the same day in most cases).

Thursday 28 September 2017
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

Table Talk: Domain & DNS Basics
Want to know how to do more with your internet domain? You may have your internet domain with an organisation like NetRegistry, MelbourneIT, Crazy Domains, Go Daddy and the like, but do you really know how to control it?

In this Table Talk you will discover the world of DNS records and leave with an understanding to connect your sites and email server to the internet and more.

Thursday 28 September 2017
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

​​Table Talk: What's in a Business Plan?
Often business people are asked to write a business plan with little knowledge of what's involved and why they're important. In this workshop learn what to put into your business plan, why, and how to use it.

Thursday 28 September 2017
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.