Alongside the strategic consultations & trainings I do with clients, workshops are definitely one big pillar of the services I offer at B!Social. During the past 2 years, I enjoyed developing & fine tuning a method and a set of signature courses that deliver practical, hands-on learning by doing, at the same time providing a great social experience, too.
Here is to the Team B!Linked at our last LinkedIn Workshop, that happened to be a special number for this special month. This was our 15th Workshop!
Check out how this group started to raise their profile and grow their business/ organisation with the help of this exponentially growing, also still very underused social media platform, and putting things into action instantly.
It's the time to #bsocialnow !
Behind the Scenes at the B!Social Workshop - Let's Get Started!
This Workshop filled up quick, and we are just about to start diving deep! Manager of the Nelson Tasman Business Trust, Sarah Holmes did an awesome job helping me set up the room and look who were the first to arrive! We enjoyed snapping some behind the scenes, who would have thought. :)
Welcome Mark & Jemma! Special shout out to both, for Mark's awesome branded pens and skills :) and to Jemma who flew in all the way from Wellington just to attend the workshop! Wow, what a dedication! Nelson is quickly becoming a destination for social media trainings as it looks like :)
Angela runs her own coaching business and she decided to join the LinkedIn workshop to learn valuable tips on how she could showcase her expertise and stand out, as well as implement tips straight away without having to spend hours researching on her own, in a fun and supportive environment.
A special shout out to Angela for dedicating her time to spend it with us and upskill while she was here on her holidays!
Bea is a fabulous facilitator and educator, the workshop was fun & interactive with huge value given to us to enable us to become motivated & active on LinkedIn.
Angela Cheruseo | Leadership & Money Coach
Mark and Marketing Essentials Ltd has a huge selection and can help you choose the right item that is not only useful and stays within your budget, but can also help you tell the story of your business in a creative way!
Mark decided to join the B!Social workshop to get best practices on how to save time, connect with the right people, and create good content that will help him raise the profile of his business.
And guess what! It’s thanks to LinkedIn that we got to know each other! We already knew it works! :)
Really enjoyed this workshop - well presented. Feeling a lot more confident going forward with LinkedIn. Met some nice people, too, and created new connections.
Mark French | Business Owner | Marketing Essentials Ltd
Elisabeth is the Marketing Manager of ADAMA New Zealand, a crop protection company that helps NZ farmers and growers optimise the potential of their yields and future productivity.
I just found out that ADAMA is actually a global company operating in 100+ countries - how exciting to know that in NZ they are based in our very own Nelson!
Two businesses, two roles. One personal profile. Elisabeth’s story might resonate with some of you who are wearing multiple hats & involved in several businesses. How to manage & promote everything in one place? She decided to join us to better understand & make the most of this platform, as well as explore how it can be used for businesses, and also for herself personally.
I really enjoyed this workshop, lots of valuable insights and tips on how to build relationships and raise your profile online.
Elisabeth Johnston | Marketing Manager | ADAMA New Zealand
Bea is an amazing presenter, very informative, knowledgeable, friendly & makes a difference!
Paul Burt | Director & Business Owner | Computer NetworX Ltd (CNX)
Melissa has been in the Natural Health field for 30 years as a Holistic Health Practitioner/ Bodyworker.
She helps her clients get more healthy through her Wellness & Health Coaching business and by recommending them top line health products to enhance their wellbeing the most efficiently.
Sandrine is a language geek aka translator and interpreter, and she coordinates translation projects in all languages.
She can translate even the most challenging legal and financial documents into English, French, and Italian.
She decided to join us hoping that she will come out with a plan to implement, and would like to find a way to like and have fun with social media!
Great workshop, can't wait to get started. Very practical and gives you an excellent idea of where to start.
Sandrine Savarit | Translator & Interpreter
The best way I can give back is by offering my knowledge so organisations like theirs can help spread the word about how they can make an enormous difference, and how people can support them to deliver change. A special welcome to both!
Willow is the CEO of Safeguarding Children Initiative, a registered charity and a leading provider of safeguarding and child protection training and consultancy in New Zealand.
Safeguarding Children helps organisations and communities to become safer for children and young people. They provide specialist consultancy and training that strengthens the skills and knowledge of staff and volunteers and enhances internal processes and procedures.
Willow decided to join us to learn how to inspire digital communities to safeguard and protect children.
Bea's energy, passion and knowledge is just inspiring. We are so lucky to have her in our region. The power of relationships to create change for children is now at our fingertips. Than you Bea.
Willow Duffy | CEO | Safeguarding Children Initiative
Hudson is the Fundraising & Marketing Manager of the Nelson Tasman Hospice, a charitable trust providing no cost specialised palliative care and support for patients’ families, supporting general palliative care across the Nelson-Tasman region.
I had the opportunity to learn quite a lot about their activities and visit their wonderful new premises, too.
Not only is Bea's enthusiasm for social media infectious, she brings a strategic approach that can tie in with and support your overall business strategy.
Hudson Dodd | Fundraising and Marketing Manager | Nelson Tasman Hospice
If you have a favourite charity and would like to support them so they can reach and help more people, you can now do it through my workshops. Please get in touch for more details about the B!Social Charity Spots.
Team in Action
- the benefits of developing a social media strategy to get started & stay focused
- how to use social networking & #bsocialnow ?
- the importance of engaging with our network
- how to tell our stories & structure posts so it resonates & brings value to our audience
- and the benefits & the opportunity in showing up as a content creator.
No one will a buy a secret, or engage with you if they don't know about what you have to offer, right?
A great introduction to LinkedIn for those wanting to get the nuts and bolts of this social media platform.
Paula Short | CGW Ltd & Genius Pet Food
And this Team upped their game and tried out how to get on video. Click on the images to check them out!
So what makes a fantastic workshop? For me, the most valuable ones I attended were: inspiring, empowering, we were learning by doing, team building & connecting, growing & sharing, and I will never forget the fun moments, the play, the good vibes and the way this whole experience made me feel.
Yes, my best ones were an experience to remember. It felt special.
My aim was and is to recreate this atmosphere through my own workshops, provide value and give my full attention to the participants, and have fun along the way. I think we can say that it seems like it was not only me having enormous fun, as I love what I do, but this fantastic team, too.
Have a look at the video and we'll let you decide :)
We are now wired for success and all ready to B!Linked. :)
And yes, funnily this workshop date happened to coincide with registering B!Social on LinkedIn exactly 2 years ago. :) Looks like we all deserve a sticker after this amazing day! ☺️
Thanks everyone for joining us!!! Loved meeting you all!
Those who missed it this time, hope we will see you for another great workshop.
Ready to take your business to another level? It might be time to #bsocialnow :)
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About Bea Pole-Bokor
A professional diplomat by training, Bea has been successfully branding and promoting a country at top level on the international scene before going digital and establishing B!Social.
Today, as a digital diplomat, she helps businesses raise their profile, share their stories & promote their brand through Social Media.
Voted Finalist for the Social Media Marketing Awards for Australia & New Zealand as Best Social Media Educator and Emerging Social Media Marketer of 2019.
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