Posse of Proprietors: A Self-Employed Support Group
Aug
20
11:00 AM11:00

Posse of Proprietors: A Self-Employed Support Group

August’s Topic: Setting Boundaries

Owning a business is empowering, but it can also be isolating.

Feeling the business blues? Join the Posse of Proprietors- a group of freelancers, business owners, and aspiring entrepreneurs- in our monthly self-employed support group!

The purpose of this group is to build a community of doing dreamers who stand behind and support one another.

We will discuss the challenges and successes of being in business and focus on a monthly topic or question that will lead to growth, new ideas, and opportunities.

This group meets the third Tuesday of the month from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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Succulent Terrarium
Aug
21
6:00 PM18:00

Succulent Terrarium

With Loretta Stride the Green Thum Mum
$35 | Registration closes August 16 | Payment due by August 16

Succulents are all the rage, and for good reason! These geometric beauties add a touch of luxe wherever they’re placed.

Learn how to make a complete open top glass terrarium that you’ll be able to take home at the end of class. We will be working with dirt and water, so please dress in your finest gardening wear!

***After you click the Register link, please send Loretta $35 and type “registration for Succulent Terrarium Class” in notes.

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Intro to Squarespace
Aug
27
9:30 AM09:30

Intro to Squarespace

With Meg Brown

Do you have a beautiful Squarespace website and don’t know how to use it? Or have you been struggling to get yours up and running?

I’ve got you.

We’ll cover the basics and then some in this introductory Squarespace workshop. Topics include:
- Working with your template.
- Setting up an easy-to-navigate navigation.
- Creating (and designing) pages.
- Text blocks.
- Image blocks.
- Gallery blocks.
- Product blocks.
- Event blocks.
- Adding external links.
- Custom code. (WAY easier than it sounds. Promise.)
- Understanding Event pages.
- How to blog.
- Syncing to social media, e-newsletter sign-up, and more.
- Setting up your website’s footer.
- Overview of setting up a domain and GSuite account.

Materials: Please bring your laptop and be sure to have a Squarespace account ready to rock with.

$60 pre-register | $75 at the door

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Oracle Card Gathering: Discover your Divine Potential through Oracle Cards
Aug
28
6:00 PM18:00

Oracle Card Gathering: Discover your Divine Potential through Oracle Cards

With Anjali Rose

Oracle cards are a divination tool designed to enhance your own intuition and "thinking abilities" We will explore various decks, discuss their history, the difference between Tarot cards, and practice card "spreads" that create intentions based on your intuition.

Have a question about a romantic relationship, new career or special person in your life, ask the Oracle and be witness to the message from Spirit. The (time of day) will include a group and individual readings. Set an intention, Ask the Oracle, Receive the Messages.

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Website Workshop
Sep
11
10:00 AM10:00

Website Workshop

With Meg Brown

Does updating your website give you hives?

Join us on the second Wednesday of each month for Website Workshop, a time for you to work on your website- and get some help. I’ll be going around the room to answer your questions (one at a time until everyone’s first question has been answered).

Bring your laptop, I have the antidote for your website woes.

Supported platforms include: Squarespace, Shopify, Weebly, Wix, Wordpress
*Squarespace is my specialty, but I do have experience in these other platforms and will help you to the best of my ability. (Please note that I may not be able to help with certain elements of custom themes, templates, or widgets.

Website Workshop
30.00
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Portrait Party
Sep
16
4:00 PM16:00

Portrait Party

With Meg Brown

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? ;)

Our popular Portrait Party is back! 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.
• Nerve Calm tea by The Little Herb Shoppe.
• 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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Posse of Proprietors: A Self-Employed Support Group
Sep
17
11:00 AM11:00

Posse of Proprietors: A Self-Employed Support Group

Owning a business is empowering, but it can also be isolating.

Feeling the business blues? Join the Posse of Proprietors- a group of freelancers, business owners, and aspiring entrepreneurs- in our monthly self-employed support group!

The purpose of this group is to build a community of doing dreamers who stand behind and support one another.

We will discuss the challenges and successes of being in business and focus on a monthly topic or question that will lead to growth, new ideas, and opportunities.

This group meets the third Tuesday of the month from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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Marketing on a Shoestring
Sep
24
10:00 AM10:00

Marketing on a Shoestring

With Meg Brown

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!

$35 pre-register | $40 at the door

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35.00
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All About Mailchimp E-Mail Marketing
Oct
1
10:00 AM10:00

All About Mailchimp E-Mail Marketing

With Meg Brown

Ready to dive into e-mail marketing or looking to expand your skills?

E-newsletters are the MOST effective way to market your business, and you- yes you!- should totally hop on board. I’ll tell you why and more!

Here’s what we’ll cover:
• Why you need to take advantage of e-newsletters.
• What to promote and how often.
• How to set-up your FREE Mailchimp account.
- Create an Audience.
- Design sign-up forms.
- Create a Campaign.
- Overview of Automated Campaigns.
• How to grow your e-mail list.

Materials: Bring your laptop.

$45 pre-register | $55 at the door

All About Mailchimp Email Marketing
45.00
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Website Workshop
Oct
9
10:00 AM10:00

Website Workshop

With Meg Brown

Does updating your website give you hives?

Join us on the second Wednesday of each month for Website Workshop, a time for you to work on your website- and get some help. I’ll be going around the room to answer your questions (one at a time until everyone’s first question has been answered).

Bring your laptop, I have the antidote for your website woes.

Supported platforms include: Squarespace, Shopify, Weebly, Wix, Wordpress
*Squarespace is my specialty, but I do have experience in these other platforms and will help you to the best of my ability. (Please note that I may not be able to help with certain elements of custom themes, templates, or widgets.

Website Workshop
30.00
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Posse of Proprietors: A Self-Employed Support Group
Oct
15
11:00 AM11:00

Posse of Proprietors: A Self-Employed Support Group

Owning a business is empowering, but it can also be isolating.

Feeling the business blues? Join the Posse of Proprietors- a group of freelancers, business owners, and aspiring entrepreneurs- in our monthly self-employed support group!

The purpose of this group is to build a community of doing dreamers who stand behind and support one another.

We will discuss the challenges and successes of being in business and focus on a monthly topic or question that will lead to growth, new ideas, and opportunities.

This group meets the third Tuesday of the month from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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Why You Need a Website (And How to Get One)
Oct
22
10:00 AM10:00

Why You Need a Website (And How to Get One)

With Meg Brown

In the age of Facebook and third-party class/appointment scheduling sites, you may think it’s easier to skip over having a website of your own. It’s a lot of work to design and maintain a website, right? Or if you have someone do it for you, the costs add up.

We’re busting those myths!

In this class you’ll discover why your business absolutely NEEDS a website- and how to get one (easy and inexpensively ;).

Here’s what we’ll cover:
• How consumer’s perceptions of your business are affected when you don’t have a website.
• All about SEO and why it’s essential for being found on Google.
• How to set-up a simple website.
- Free and inexpensive platforms to use.
- How to streamline your navigation and pages.
- Why less is more when it comes to design.

$45 pre-register | $55 at the door

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Mindful Pine Needle Basket Making
Oct
29
6:00 PM18:00

Mindful Pine Needle Basket Making

With Meggen Wright of Restorative Health Therapies
$45 | Registration closes Oct. 22 | Payment due by Oct. 22

This class is perfect for people who have never used pine needles in craft and who enjoy working on a focused creative project. Finger dexterity and hand stability is important to feel successful in this project. 

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Intro to Squarespace
Nov
12
9:30 AM09:30

Intro to Squarespace

With Meg Brown

Do you have a beautiful Squarespace website and don’t know how to use it? Or have you been struggling to get yours up and running?

I’ve got you.

We’ll cover the basics and then some in this introductory Squarespace workshop. Topics include:
- Working with your template.
- Setting up an easy-to-navigate navigation.
- Creating (and designing) pages.
- Text blocks.
- Image blocks.
- Gallery blocks.
- Product blocks.
- Event blocks.
- Adding external links.
- Custom code. (WAY easier than it sounds. Promise.)
- Understanding Event pages.
- How to blog.
- Syncing to social media, e-newsletter sign-up, and more.
- Setting up your website’s footer.
- Overview of setting up a domain and GSuite account.

Materials: Please bring your laptop and be sure to have a Squarespace account ready to rock with.

$60 pre-register | $75 at the door

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Website Workshop
Nov
13
10:00 AM10:00

Website Workshop

With Meg Brown

Does updating your website give you hives?

Join us on the second Wednesday of each month for Website Workshop, a time for you to work on your website- and get some help. I’ll be going around the room to answer your questions (one at a time until everyone’s first question has been answered).

Bring your laptop, I have the antidote for your website woes.

Supported platforms include: Squarespace, Shopify, Weebly, Wix, Wordpress
*Squarespace is my specialty, but I do have experience in these other platforms and will help you to the best of my ability. (Please note that I may not be able to help with certain elements of custom themes, templates, or widgets.

Website Workshop
30.00
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Posse of Proprietors: A Self-Employed Support Group
Nov
19
11:00 AM11:00

Posse of Proprietors: A Self-Employed Support Group

Owning a business is empowering, but it can also be isolating.

Feeling the business blues? Join the Posse of Proprietors- a group of freelancers, business owners, and aspiring entrepreneurs- in our monthly self-employed support group!

The purpose of this group is to build a community of doing dreamers who stand behind and support one another.

We will discuss the challenges and successes of being in business and focus on a monthly topic or question that will lead to growth, new ideas, and opportunities.

This group meets the third Tuesday of the month from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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Instagram Insight
Dec
3
10:00 AM10:00

Instagram Insight

With Meg Brown

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.

$45 pre-register | $55 at the door

Prefer to take the class online? Click here.

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45.00
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Create With Canva
Dec
10
10:00 AM10:00

Create With Canva

With Meg Brown

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.

$45 pre-register | $55 at the door

Prefer to take the class online? Click here.

Create With Canva
45.00
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Website Workshop
Dec
11
10:00 AM10:00

Website Workshop

With Meg Brown

Does updating your website give you hives?

Join us on the second Wednesday of each month for Website Workshop, a time for you to work on your website- and get some help. I’ll be going around the room to answer your questions (one at a time until everyone’s first question has been answered).

Bring your laptop, I have the antidote for your website woes.

Supported platforms include: Squarespace, Shopify, Weebly, Wix, Wordpress
*Squarespace is my specialty, but I do have experience in these other platforms and will help you to the best of my ability. (Please note that I may not be able to help with certain elements of custom themes, templates, or widgets.

Website Workshop
30.00
Date:
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Posse of Proprietors: A Self-Employed Support Group
Dec
17
11:00 AM11:00

Posse of Proprietors: A Self-Employed Support Group

Owning a business is empowering, but it can also be isolating.

Feeling the business blues? Join the Posse of Proprietors- a group of freelancers, business owners, and aspiring entrepreneurs- in our monthly self-employed support group!

The purpose of this group is to build a community of doing dreamers who stand behind and support one another.

We will discuss the challenges and successes of being in business and focus on a monthly topic or question that will lead to growth, new ideas, and opportunities.

This group meets the third Tuesday of the month from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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Posse of Proprietors: A Self-Employed Support Group
Jan
21
11:00 AM11:00

Posse of Proprietors: A Self-Employed Support Group

Owning a business is empowering, but it can also be isolating.

Feeling the business blues? Join the Posse of Proprietors- a group of freelancers, business owners, and aspiring entrepreneurs- in our monthly self-employed support group!

The purpose of this group is to build a community of doing dreamers who stand behind and support one another.

We will discuss the challenges and successes of being in business and focus on a monthly topic or question that will lead to growth, new ideas, and opportunities.

This group meets the third Tuesday of the month from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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Posse of Proprietors: A Self-Employed Support Group
Feb
18
11:00 AM11:00

Posse of Proprietors: A Self-Employed Support Group

Owning a business is empowering, but it can also be isolating.

Feeling the business blues? Join the Posse of Proprietors- a group of freelancers, business owners, and aspiring entrepreneurs- in our monthly self-employed support group!

The purpose of this group is to build a community of doing dreamers who stand behind and support one another.

We will discuss the challenges and successes of being in business and focus on a monthly topic or question that will lead to growth, new ideas, and opportunities.

This group meets the third Tuesday of the month from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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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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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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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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