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Aug
27
Thu
How to Plan and Launch a New Website @ Webinar
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
How to Plan and Launch a New Website @ Webinar

Planning is the most critical factor in any successful website project. Without a detailed plan and strong understanding of what you need to accomplish your business goals, you can wind up wasting effort, money and countless hours—something no entrepreneur or small business owner can afford to do.

 

On August 27, Women’s Enterprise Centre is hosting Karthik Balachander and Julianna Horvat from Webnames.ca, who will walk you through what you will need to consider, create and resource in order to build a professional online presence that expresses who you are and supports your business success.

 

This is a free information-packed webinar that will help you ask and answer key questions for your business, including:

 

  • What is the purpose of your website and who will be using it?
  • How do you choose a domain?
  • What features do you need?
  • Can you do the work yourself or should you hire someone?
  • How do you choose a platform?
  • How can you maintain the site yourself?
  • How much will it cost?
  • How do you make sure it’s secure?
  • What are some pitfalls you should avoid?

 

Join Women’s Enterprise Centre on August 27 to have your website questions answered by experts in online marketing!

 

August 27 | 10am to 11am PT | Free webinar

 

Facilitators:

 

  • Kerrilee Auger, Skills Development Manager, Women’s Enterprise Centre
  • Chaunda Honkonen, Senior Marketing & Communications Officer, Women’s Enterprise Centre

 

Panelists:

 

  • Julianna Horvat, Marketing Manager, Webnames.ca
  • Karthik Balachander, Marketing Manager, Webnames.ca

 

 

 

 

Sep
10
Thu
Export Ready: Resources to Grow Your Business Outside of BC @ Webinar
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Export Ready: Resources to Grow Your Business Outside of BC @ Webinar

Are you thinking of selling your goods or services outside of BC? Do you want to get into international markets but find yourself asking, “How do I do that?”
You may feel overwhelmed by the exporting process if you’re not prepared. Whether you’re just starting out or expanding to new markets, knowing the right resources will help you reach more customers and get there smoothly.

On September 10, Women’s Enterprise Centre is hosting a free, interactive webinar to help you learn how:

  • To figure out if you’re ready to export
  • You can get complimentary and low-cost support from programs like Export Navigator and the Trade Commissioner service
  • Canada’s Free Trade Agreements can help you to gain a competitive edge
  • You can access funding and grants to help you enter new markets

Join WEC to have your exporting questions answered by a panel of experts!

September 10 | 10am to 11am PT | Free Webinar

Facilitator: Alpana Sharma, Export Advisor, Women’s Enterprise Centre
Panelists:

Sep
17
Thu
How to Get and Grow Your Website Traffic: The Basics @ Webinar
Sep 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
How to Get and Grow Your Website Traffic: The Basics @ Webinar

Launching a website is only the first step in succeeding online. Just because you have a website doesn’t mean people will visit it, so you need to draw people in.

 

On September 17, Women’s Enterprise Centre is hosting Julianna Horvat and Karthik Balachander, Marketing Managers at Webnames.ca, who will share tips on how to attract more traffic to your website.

 

During this free, interactive webinar tailored for beginners, you’ll learn:

 

  • The different sources of traffic to your website
  • Ways to optimize your site for relevance and your ideal buyers
  • Strategies to increase traffic from Search, Social, Referral, Email, Paid and Offline sources
  • How to monitor and analyze traffic to your website for continuous improvement
  • Next steps for growth

 

Join Women’s Enterprise Centre to have your questions answered by experts in digital marketing!

 

September 10 | 10am to 11am PT | Free webinar

 

Facilitators:

  • Kerrilee Auger, Skills Development Manager, Women’s Enterprise Centre
  • Chaunda Honkonen, Senior Marketing & Communications Officer, Women’s Enterprise Centre

Panelists:

  • Julianna Horvat, Marketing Manager, Webnames.ca
  • Karthik Balachander, Marketing Manager, Webnames.ca
Sep
21
Mon
Finding and Bidding on Opportunities with the Government of Canada @ Webinar
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Finding and Bidding on Opportunities with the Government of Canada @ Webinar

Did you know – The Government of Canada purchases between $20-$25 billion of goods, services, and construction each year. Many of the suppliers of these goods are small businesses. Finding and Bidding on Opportunities with the Federal Government can provide a fantastic way to grow your revenue.

Get an overview of buyandsell.gc.ca, which offers access to all the Government of Canada’s tenders and other related procurement information. You’ll receive guidance on the Request for Proposal (RFP) process and general information on the government bidding and evaluation process.

During this session you will learn how to:

  • Search for government tenders and contract history
  • Keep track of opportunities on buyandsell.gc.ca
  • Understand the different types of opportunities available

You will also receive guidance on:

  • Standing offers and supply arrangements with the federal government
  • The Request for Proposal (RFP) process
  • The bid evaluation and submission process

Open to everyone!

Monday | September 21 | 10am to 11am | Webinar | FREE

Facilitator: Danielle Hofer, Training & Outreach Officer, Women’s Enterprise Centre
Panelist: Aaron Ydenberg, Project Officer, Office of Small and Medium Enterprises Pacific

Join Women’s Enterprise Centre and Public Services and Procurement Canada’s Office of Small and Medium Enterprises as they guide you through how the federal government does their purchasing and help you understand the role of the Office of Small and Medium Enterprises.