Introducing the Australian Small Business Advisory Services (ASBAS) Digital Solutions program!
The Australian Small Business Advisory Services program provides low-cost, high-quality digital advisory services to small businesses across Victoria — and it’s coming to the City of Monash in 2019!
The program is being delivered in Monash by Melbourne Innovation Centre in partnership with Monash City Council.
What is included in the program?
The program supports your online business needs by offering the following:
1. Group Workshops
Workshops are often the entry point into the program for small businesses. For a one-off fee, you can attend workshops in Melbourne's East.
This program is a collaboration with Knox, Manningham, Monash, Maroondah, Whitehorse and Yarra Ranges. The Monash workshops are as follows:
Social Media Marketing 101
5 February 2019, 9.30am to 12.30pm
More information: Social Media Marketing (pdf, 1MB)
Create Marketing Campaigns with Mailchimp
3 April 2019, 9.30am to 12.30pm
More information: Create Marketing Campaigns with Mailchimp (pdf, 530KB)
Marketing with Pinterest
27 June 2019, 9.30am to 12.30pm
More information:: Marketing with Pinterest (pdf, 670KB)
Cyber Security for Small Business
30 July 2019, 9.30am to 12.30pm
More information: Cyber Security for Small Business (pdf, 1016KB)
SEO Foundations for Small Business
9 October 2019, 9.30am to 12.30pm
More information: SEO Foundations for Small Business (pdf, 576KB)
Please visit the ASBAS Digital Solutions portal for the dates of the other workshops in Melbourne's Eastern suburbs:
Participating in the intensive group workshops will provide the foundational knowledge you need to get the most out of your mentoring appointment.
2. Tailored Mentoring
Mentoring is delivered one-on-one (2 hours per ABN) and will provide your small business with a Digital Needs Assessment and a Digital Engagement Plan. The mentoring appointment can be self-directed, so if you have questions or are seeking personal guidance with your online activities, this is your opportunity!
3. ASBAS Digital Solutions Portal
The online ASBAS Digital Solutions portal offers step-by-step learning to bridge the gaps in your business. These easy-to-follow lectures can be completed at your own pace, in your own time. The modules provide all the information you need to digitise your business.
4. Interactive Webinars
Webinars will be added to the online Digital Solutions portal, providing additional opportunities for you to learn from experts.
How much does the program cost?
The ASBAS Digital Solutions program requires a single $55 payment, which grants you full access to all of the above outlined components of the program.
Are you eligible?
Does your business have less than 20 employees? Do you have an Australian Business Number (ABN)? If you've answered YES to both questions, you are eligible for the ASBAS Digital Solutions program.
How do you sign up?
Simply visit the ASBAS website and select your region as Victoria. You can then read more about the program and sign up by clicking the blue "Sign up" button.
Once you've signed up and paid $55, you will receive a welcome email asking you to confirm your registration. Follow the prompts to confirm your email and password, and you will then have full access to the ASBAS Digital Solutions portal.
You will be able to access the online learning modules, as well as view and book upcoming workshops in Victoria, and book your mentoring appointment.
We're here to help
Please contact Melbourne Innovation Centre on (03) 9490 1402 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or assistance with registration.