Yearly Archives: 2016 Back

SLQ Business Studio first birthday celebration!

The State Library of Queensland Business Studio first birthday celebration was hosted by Vicki McDonald (State Librarian and CEO) with special guest Honourable Leeanne Enoch Minister for Innovation, Science and the Digital Economy and Minister for Small Business. Mark Sowerby (Queensland Chief Entrepreneur) facilitated a panel discussion with Jock Fairweather (Little Tokyo Two), Nicole Jensen … Read more

LUNCHBOX FORUM: Kevin Casey – How to find high-paying clients, make a real living as a writer and explore the world on your profits

Hear from Kevin Casey on how he has built and run a profitable freelance writing business, using it as a springboard for global travel. As a professional copywriter, Kevin will talk about how he has built his business to help other businesses improve their messaging and some of the tips and tricks you can use … Read more

LUNCHBOX FORUM: Rebecca Andrews – Advancing small Business Queensland Strategy

Start, grow and employ: The Queensland Government’s new plan for Queensland small business. Rebecca shared valuable insights into the Advancing Small Business Queensland Strategy 2016 – 2020 and the grants available to help small businesses start, grow and employ. Rebecca Andrews leads the Office of Small Business and is responsible for developing and nurturing relationships … Read more

LUNCH BOX FORUM: GIOVANNA & PAUL SHAKHOVSKOY – Networking: sometimes the hardest, always the best thing you can do for your business

Giovanna and Paul are two of four siblings who started Brisbane’s biggest ‘escape the room’ business. Since opening in November 2014, Escape Hunt Brisbane has seen over 40,000 people through their doors, and hosted 350 corporate groups. In February 2016 the siblings started a second company, Directors of the Extraordinary. This venture focuses on creating completely new … Read more

LUNCH BOX FORUM: FROM IDEATION TO MARKET, THE REQUIREMENTS OF BUILDING AN APP FOR THE INTERNATIONAL MARKET FROM A BRISBANE APARTMENT

About the talk From ideation to market, the requirements of building an app for the international market from a Brisbane apartment. Everyday people talk about ideas they have for a business venture, from technology such as apps all the way to a new way to sell coffee. The process of taking that idea and growing … Read more

LUNCH BOX FORUM: How can SLQ and the Business Studio help your business

Today’s State Library of Queensland Business Studio Lunch Box Forum took a guided tour through the Business Studio Online Hub of resources. 3 August 2016. If you were unable to attend the forum or would like to experience it again, check out this STORIFY to see what happened and follow #slqbusiness on Twitter. About the talk  Learn how to research your business … Read more

LUNCH BOX FORUM: DANIEL DA SILVA LAY – How to get clients

Daniel da Silva Lay, Founder of My Business Garage, shared some secrets of how to get clients at State Library Business Studio Lunch Box Forum on 20 July 2016. The Business Studio was full of small business owners, startups and entrepreneurs engaging in a conversation about securing clients with focussed marketing. We were very pleased to welcome Leanne Enoch MP, State … Read more

LUNCH BOX FORUM: MUNDANARA – Cultural awareness for entrepreneurs

Mundanara, Managing Director and Co-Founder of The Australian BlackCard Pty Ltd (BlackCard) shared her vast knowledge and experience about cultural awareness for entrepreneurs at State Library Business Studio Lunch Box Forum on 6 July 2016. If you were unable to attend the forum or would like to experience it again, check out this STORIFY to see what happened … Read more

LUNCH BOX FORUM: RICHARD EASTES – How to get your website to the top of a Google search?

Last fortnight’s SLQ Business Studio Lunch Box Forum featured Richard Eastes, Co-Founder of Uber style lawn-mowing business, GreenSocks. If you were unable to attend the forum or would like to experience it again, check out this STORIFY to see what happened and follow #slqbusiness on Twitter. About the talk How to get your website to the top of a Google search?  Richard … Read more