Seminars

Every business should be an online business.

Nearly every person online uses search engines

  • 74% use online search to find local business information
  • 86% have used the internet to find a local business
  • 80% researched a product or service online before purchasing offline
  • Webvisible & Nielsen report on local search, 2007
  • Online advertising drives in-store sales at a 6:1 ratio to online sales
  • Yahoo 2007 study
In April 2010, Google processed 14 Billion search queries

At least 184 million business related search requests occur daily

If your business can't be found, you're missing out

Being online is vital for all businesses, from the local corner store to multinationals. Every day, online visitors search for your products, your business. If they can't can't find you online, you don't exist.

thinksync runs a series of educational seminars providing vital information for getting your business online and ensuring it can be found.

Available seminars:


Getting online, the basics

Aimed at new business or businesses that don't have a website but know they need one.

This is a free seminar offered to education institutions or community groups.

You'll learn about:

  • Domain names and Australian businesses
  • The difference between domain names and websites
  • Why good design is important
  • How to find a good designer
  • How to communicate with a designer
  • Who's responsible for what
  • Dos and Do Nots for getting online
FREERegister your interest

Your business and search: how to be found

Aimed at existing businesses who want to increase their traffic, convert visitors into sales and ensure that the business can be found by local people looking for their products.

You'll learn about:

  • How people find businesses via online search
  • How to be found
  • Why Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) is important
  • Why SEO is also snake oil
  • Why search marketing can be conducted effectively by any local business
  • How to discover your competition's online marketing
  • How to get started with Google AdWords
  • Getting started with Google Analytics
$399 ppRegister your interest

Online reputation management

Social networking has been around for a while, but many businesses fail to realise that their customers (and competition!) are talking about them online.

We'll show you how to leverage the power of localised social networks to drive increased real-world customers.

You'll find out:

  • How social networks are driving business growth - and failure
  • That 'location' is the most important part of social networking growth
  • How to discover online fans you didn't know you had
  • How to counter bad word of mouth and engage with your customers via social marketing
  • How to offer special promotions to local social networkers
  • How to customise FaceBook, Twitter and YouTube to promote your brand
  • How to track and analyse your social impact
$599 ppRegister your interest

Reserve your place now

We are running seminars in Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast, although for large enough groups we will conduct seminars in Sydney and Melbourne

Dates for the next seminar sessions will be announced soon.