Digital Darebin Business Series – July 2017


This July Darebin City Council in collaboration with Broadsheet MelbournePozible and Think Thornbury will host a series of specialist business workshops led by industry professionals to increase the digital marketing confidence of small businesses, large industry, freelancers, makers, creators and social enterprises that are emerging in our increasingly service-based economy. This all-star line-up has been carefully curated to give you the skills and confidence to be seen and succeed online.

Some events are free. Visit the links below for details.

Broadsheet Business Seminar
– July 5th at Welcome to Thornbury

The Digital Darebin July Business Series kicks-off with a special evening featuring Broadsheet Melbourne‘s Editorial Director who is coming to Darebin especially to talk to our local businesses.

If you are interested in finding out about what they look for in a feature, or want to learn how this digital media platform is transforming industry head along for the inside scoop!

Local marketing guru behind Welcome To Thornbury, Belles Hot Chickenand Mr Burger also joins the conversation on how they use social media and digital marketing. A golden opportunity to hear from a real business about what’s worked and what hasn’t! Q&A session to follow.

Crowdfunding Workshop Melbourne
– July 12th at Welcome to Thornbury

The second workshop is a collaboration with Darebin Business to deliver the perfect event to educate & empower budding crowdfunding campaigners.

The event will give you;
+ An in-depth understanding of how crowdfunding works
+ An understanding of the best things to communicate in your campaign
+ The best ways to market your crowdfunding campaign
+ Networks and advice from the people who’ve crowdfunded before
+ Confidence in your project and campaigning ability


Instagram Masterclass – July 19th at Think Thornbury

Join Thornbury artist Maggie May (from Think Thornbury and Middle Aisle) for an afternoon of digital storytelling as she shares her passion for all things creative, together with her online savvyness, business smarts and experience in social media marketing in the Digital Darebin Instagram Masterclass on Wednesday 19 July, 2pm-4pm.

This masterclass is the third and final installment of the Digital Darebin July Digital Business Series. Maggie will lead a mix of discussion and hands-on activities and share her lessons on running two organically successful Instagram accounts, doing it right, and tips and tricks she’s learnt along the way to take a beautiful photo. Our aim is for you to leave feeling inspired, pumped and strategic to start telling your business story on Instagram!

BYO smart phone and Instagram account to play with.