Create With Canva
Jun
4
10:00 AM10:00

Create With Canva

Who says you don't have style?

Whether you want to promote an event, enhance the online look of your business, or be an Instagram queen, you can be your own graphic designer with Canva.

This cloud-based design software allows you to create stunning graphics for FREE.

In this Canva crash course, we'll cover how to set-up the branding in your Canva account for ultimate efficiency, customize templates you can easily replicate, and how to download and post them.

Templates we’ll cover include:
• Event flyer.
• Social media posts.
• Facebook cover photo.
• Instagram Stories posts.
• Instagram Highlights cover photo.

Materials: Please bring your laptop.

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Blossom Your Floral Photography - FREE
Jun
8
12:30 PM12:30

Blossom Your Floral Photography - FREE

Flowers are among the easiest subjects to photograph, but with a few tips and tricks, you can take your floral photography from lovely to breathtaking. In this workshop, we will cover compositional and technical techniques such as camera angles, Rule of Thirds, and aperture. Towards the end of our workshop, we'll apply what we learned at a nearby lupine patch!

Any and all abilities- and cameras!- welcome.

This event is part of and sponsored by the Celebration of Lupine festival.

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Marketing on a Shoestring
Jul
9
10:00 AM10:00

Marketing on a Shoestring

How much do you budget for marketing your business? Nothing?

I get it!

While your budget may be tight, that doesn't limit you from being an effective marketer.

Here’s what we’ll cover:
• The most effective ways to market yourself FOR FREE.
• How to write and submit a press release- and when you should.
• Why you need an e-mail newsletter, and how to build your list.
• How to be a strategic social media butterfly.
• How to do all of this on a $0 budget and in less than a few hours per week!
and more!

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Automate Your Marketing
May
14
10:00 AM10:00

Automate Your Marketing

Ain't got time for marketing? We'll show you how to utilize your time for maximum results.

Here’s what we’ll cover:
• Which online marketing channels you should use in your business (social media, e-newsletter, blog, etc.).
• How to create a content calendar.
• How to implement your content calendar ahead of time.
and more!

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Portrait Party
May
13
4:00 PM16:00

Portrait Party

Who doesn’t want an empowering photo of themselves that can be plastered all over social media, your website, print marketing materials, and framed in your significant other’s office? ;)

Join us at Serendipity Studios for a Portrait Party! We’re taking headshots to the next level…


What’s included:
• A 10-minute portrait session with Meg, with 15+ print and web sized images delivered to you within 3 weeks.
• Optional add-on hair and makeup by Julie Graham of Insparations Salon & Day Spa.
• FREE chair massages with Bodyworks by Kristy.
• Snacks by Wellness Renewed With Candy Foster.
• Wine spritzer made with Emshika Wine, a dry riesling-gewurtztraminer white wine fermented by the fabulous LaBelle Winery.
• Nerve Calm tea by The Little Herb Shoppe.
• And more tea! (Because we love it.)
• Relaxing zen meditation space with our neighbors, Root to Bloom.
• Fabulous conversation with our community of amazing entrepreneurs.

What to bring:
• An outfit that makes you feel like a knock-out. (We have black, white, and wood backgrounds available.)
• Any props reflective of your business/what you do that can be infused in your photos.
• Your print marketing materials. Because networking, y’all!

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Facebook Facelift
May
7
10:00 AM10:00

Facebook Facelift

Overwhelmed by all the buttons on the backend? We’ll show you how to set-up and optimize your Facebook page for better engagement, increased traffic to your website, and ultimate prettiness.

Here’s what we’ll cover:
Choosing an attractive cover and profile photo
Strategic utilization and sorting of Facebook tabs
Setting up a call-to-action button
About section copywriting refresh
Messenger optimization and auto replies
How to best utilize Events
Post scheduling
Facebook ads overview
and more!

Pre-requisite: This is an intermediate Facebook class. You must have a working Facebook page and an understanding of how to create a post.

Materials: Bring your laptop.

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How To Use Your Digital Camera
Apr
24
9:00 AM09:00

How To Use Your Digital Camera

What does this button do? We’ve all asked that question of our highly evolved digital cameras- many times more often than we’d like to admit! In this introductory course students will learn what the most important camera buttons actually do as well as how to use a digital camera to take aesthetically pleasing photos. We will also cover a few tricks on how to move beyond auto mode without panicking.

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Marketing on a Shoestring
Apr
23
10:00 AM10:00

Marketing on a Shoestring

How much do you budget for marketing your business? Nothing?

I get it!

While your budget may be tight, that doesn't limit you from being an effective marketer.

Here’s what we’ll cover:
• The most effective ways to market yourself FOR FREE.
• How to write and submit a press release- and when you should.
• Why you need an e-mail newsletter, and how to build your list.
• How to be a strategic social media butterfly.
• How to do all of this on a $0 budget and in less than a few hours per week!
and more!

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Instagram Insight
Mar
26
10:00 AM10:00

Instagram Insight

Craving a curated Instagram feed that attracts followers and engagement? Confused about Instagram Stories? Not sure how Instagram applies to your business? And what’s a hashtag anyway? We’ll show you the ins and outs of the 'gram and how you can use it to leverage your business.

Here’s what we’ll cover:
Converting to Instagram Business account
Synching with Facebook page
Optimizing your bio and link
Curating a fresh feed that will attract followers
Utilizing hashtags and tags strategically
Using Instagram Stories
Designing Instagram Stories highlights and cover photo
Overview of Instagram Live
and more!

Pre-requisite: Please arrive with an established Instagram account you’d like to work with.

Materials: Bring your laptop.

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