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SEO basics

Virtual events If SEO is just another acronym to you, then you'll want to pop this workshop in your calendar. We'll cover the fundamentals of Search Engine Optimisation, in other words: how to get found on Google organically (not relying on Google Ads). You'll leave with plenty of tips & tricks to get more (free) organic search traffic to your website. Presented by the Lemon Tree Marketing experts. Discover how Gold Coast Libraries can help you access FREE information and support to help you Boost your Business. Not a library member? Find out how to join today. Program group: Boost your business. Library: Online. Audience: Adults. Bookings required: Yes. Cost: Free. Type of event: Business. Wednesday, January 27, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Understanding human disease through big data analysis #WomenInScience

February Library events Join us to celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science (February 11) with Associate Professor Jessica Mar, Computational Biologist and Group Leader at the Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology at the University of Queensland. Associate Professor Jessica Mar's research group focuses on the development of bioinformatic methods to understand how regulatory processes go awry in human diseases. The explosive availability of big data sets, coupled with the speed at which genomic sequencing technologies have advanced have created an exciting environment for the current state of computational biology research. This talk will outline some of A/Prof Mar's research and her career path as a way of highlighting the many opportunities available for careers that involve biology and big data. This talk is especially suited for anyone with an interest in mathematics, statistics or genetics. Associate Professor Jessica Mar went to high school in Brisbane. She enrolled at the… Program group: Speaker Series. Library: Helensvale Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: 13 to 17 years. Adults. Cost: Free. Type of event: Talks and lectures. Youth. Thursday, February 11, 2021, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Live author talk with Allie Reynolds

Virtual events Join us for this unique event, as Gold Coast Libraries hosts local author and library lover, Allie Reynolds, discussing her debut psychological thriller, Shiver. Allie, a former snowboarder, has paired her love of snow-capped mountain landscapes with the competitive side of human nature, to write a truly gripping chiller of a thriller! Deciding to swap her snowboard for a surfboard, Allie settled on the Gold Coast, and when she wasn’t in the water, she spent much of her time in our very own libraries, writing her novel. Bookings are essential. Once registered you will receive a link and instructions to access this live Zoom event. Place your copy on hold. Program group: Author Series. Library: Online. Audience: Older adults. Adults. Cost: Free. Type of event: Books and authors. For writers. Virtual. Wednesday, February 17, 2021, 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM.

Side hustle startup essentials

February Library events Thinking of starting a side hustle? Learn the important steps you need to take when starting a new business or side hustle, including: Starting a business when you are earning a wage elsewhere , Is it a hobby or a business - what stage does it change from a hobby to business , Registrations and industry obligations , Cash flow and budgets , Record keeping , Planning for growth , Working from home - information from a tax perpective Bring your notepads/laptops and get your questions ready - this session includes Q&A time.  Presented by Janet Amis, registered Tax Agent and founder of Miami Accounting (a CPA Practice). Janet has 25 years experience working in finance teams and lease administration for multi-national companies, has worked for SME businesses and has experience as both a franchisor and franchisee. In 2020 Janet established Miami Accounting with the core purpose to share knowledge, and partner, with small to medium business owners to ensure they are current and compliant with their… Program group: Boost your business. Library: Robina Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Adults. Bookings required: Yes. Cost: Free. Type of event: Business. Talks and lectures. Wednesday, February 24, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Understanding business financials

March Library events If you are in business you need to understand your financial statements. In this session, presenter Janet Amis, will cover important financial literacy topics including: how to read and understand financial reports, balance sheets and budgets; and how to identify key performance indicators in your financial statements to help measure your business’s performance. Presented by Janet Amis, registered Tax Agent and founder of Miami Accounting (a CPA Practice). Janet has 25 years experience working in finance teams and lease administration for multi-national companies, has worked for SME businesses and has experience as both a franchisor and franchisee. In 2020 Janet established Miami Accounting with the core purpose to share knowledge, and partner, with small to medium business owners to ensure they are current and compliant with their business/personal obligations and at the same time provide the necessary tools to clients to foster growth and achieve their financial goals.   Find out how Gold Coast… Program group: Boost your business. Library: Broadbeach Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Adults. Bookings required: Yes. Cost: Free. Type of event: Business. Wednesday, March 17, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

The future is now: how to boost your business in the post-COVID economy

Virtual events With the employment fallout of 2020 and mounting evidence the 40-hour workweek is ‘dead’ has COVID changed the way we work forever? Fleur Madden, CEO of Freelancing Gems, has over 2-decades experience running, scaling and selling her own businesses. In this one-hour online-event Fleur will share her insights and tips to getting back to business in this post-COVID economy.  Fleur Madden is an award-winning businesswoman, experienced CEO/Founder, recognized industry expert and women in business speaker with 18 years experience running her own businesses. Freelancing Gems is a new online job platform and community for female freelancers. Bookings essential. Once registered you will receive a link and instructions to access this live webinar. Program group: Boost your business. Library: Online. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Type of event: Business. Wednesday, March 31, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.