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05/05/2020 5:05am

After four successful Business Bites events, Evolve Hauraki is taking its breakfast online -  in both technique and topic.

All local businesses invited

If you're a local business person keen to pedal your wares on the internet, you're invited to a free online breakfast webinar to learn How to Shine Online. The webinar adds a slightly different flavour to the previously face-to-face events, but will still deliver quick bites of information that you can digest with your cornflakes, without taking too much time out of your day. You're welcome to bring your own breakfast and don’t even need to change out of your pyjamas to join in.

Building business resilience

Council’s Community Growth Chair Ross Harris says in light of Covid-19, the topic couldn’t be more relevant for building business resilience, both now and in the future.
“We’ve been in contact with many of our businesses over the past few weeks and one of the things we’re hearing over and over again is that they’re finding it challenging to get their businesses online,” he said.

E-commerce, social media, sales apps

Guest speakers include Steve Carpenter from Lead Social, who will give businesses a steer on navigating the world of setting up an e-commerce website. Social media marketing expert and business mentor, Louise Stephens, will also Zoom in to discuss 3 quick ways to grow businesses online using Facebook. While Hauraki District Council IT guru, Chris Zampese, will share info about apps that can support businesses to make sales without necessarily having to set up an online shop.

Register now 

Business Bites #5, How to Shine Online, is from 7.30am to 8.30am Thursday, 7 May.
Register now for this free event

About Evolve Hauraki 

Evolve Hauraki was created in 2018 when the Council joined forces with Te Waka (Waikato Regional Economic Development Agency) and Hauraki town promotions organisations, Positive Paeroa, Positively Promoting the Plains and Go Waihi.

Dedicated to supporting local business to grow and thrive, it launched a new series of quick business talks from experienced guest speakers that November. The idea is to deliver quick bites of information that busy business owners can digest with their cornflakes, without taking too much time out of their day. The breakfasts are also an opportunity to chat with others facing the same challenges, support each other, and share ideas.