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LEARNING &

RESOURCES HUB

 

$1 MILLION

AMERICAN EXPRESS
MUSIC BACKERS FUND

We know it’s been a tough time for businesses and individuals, so American Express have created a one-stop-shop of handpicked content and resources to help get you back on your feet and hit the ground running in 2021!

 

Watch a series of mental health workshops, access financial health and personal growth tips, and listen to inspiring podcasts from successful Aussie entrepreneurs! If you have a small business, we’ve also got you covered with access to an E-commerce masterclass, digital marketing tips, business insights and more.

MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT

 

American Express Music Backers Fund has teamed up with our friends at Support Act to deliver ON MY MIND, a series of mental health workshops. Committed to improving the mental health and wellbeing of the industry, Support Act have designed these workshops with musicians, music businesses, crew and music workers (we see you, roadies!).

 

Check out the video chats below with Psyh Researcher, Provisional Psychologist & former full-time muso Ash King, as well as Triple J and The Teskey Brothers’ Brendon Love as they cover a range of topics designed to assist you on your mental health journey.

 

 

DON’T BELIEVE EVERYTHING YOU THINK

Support Act’s Luke O’Connor and Ash King have an in-depth discussion on challenging your thoughts and mindset as a part of your mental health.

 

 

 

 

LET ME DOWN EASY

 

Ash and Luke chat all things approval seeking, copping criticism and handling rejection in the workplace and in your relationships.

 

 

 

 

SITTING WITH THE HARD STUFF

 

Ash and Luke chat about identifying and dealing with emotions and how they are related to what we think and what we do.

 

 

 

 

RUOK? DAY SPECIAL

 

Triple J, Support Act and Brendon Love from The Teskey Brothers’ discuss giving and getting help with your mental health journey.

 

 

Proudly supported by the $1 Million American Express Music Backers Fund.

 

Having a tough time lately, and looking to chat to someone who gets it? The team at Support Act is ready to support you.

First Nations Support Line: 1800 959 500

Wellbeing Helpline: 1800 959 500

General: 1300 731 303

Or, if you’d prefer to email, simply reach them at: admin@supportact.org.au or visit their website www.supportact.org.au

 

BUSINESS HEALTH

 

Small businesses are at the heart of every Australian community, which is why we’ve curated some of the best resources into one space, so you can quickly and easily access business support and learning from American Express and our incredible partners.

 

FACEBOOK BUSINESS RESOURCE HUB

Facebook’s Hub provides helpful tips, tools and resources, including a small business resilience toolkit and free online courses, to aid businesses in managing the current situation and to keep moving forward.

 

 

 

 

 

DIGITAL MARKETING: FROM CONCEPT TO CONTENT

Learn how to boost your brand and expand your customer reach through social media marketing, including tips from TikTok & YouTube. Hosted by TRIBE Founder & TV Personality Jules Lund, Instagram’s Specialist Brooke Vulinovich and Facebook’s Melissa Westcott, the group deep dives into the world of social media.

 

 

 

GOOGLE SKILLSHOP

Develop skills you can apply right away, with e-learning courses designed by Google. Learn how to grow your revenue and manage your inventory, grow your business through intelligent data collection, earn revenue for your ads and more.

 

 

 

 

 

 

EFFECTIVE PEOPLE BUSINESS FITNESS™

Stay informed with Retail Doctor Group Strategy Analyst Joshua Strutt, who shares interesting insights into employee wages, and discusses the topic of investing well in your people.

 

 

 

 

 

 

FISCAL PHYSICALTM BUSINESS TIPSTM

Join Retail Doctor Group CEO Brian Walker and Head of Implementation, Peter Sheppard as they talk cash flow management and why it’s the most important job during tough retail times.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BUILDING RESILIENCE DURING BLOWS TO BUSINESS

Building resilience is a great step towards moving forward in challenging times. Join Peter Strong, CEO of Council of Small Business Australia and Leanne Faulkner, Founder of Fortitude at Work who discuss moving on, what you should be doing and how to cope with uncertainty.

 

 

 

STAND OUT ONLINE

Join this Digital Marketing Masterclass with experts from Google Australia and entrepreneur Jane Cay to learn how to grow your digital presence. Hear about online consumer behaviour, as well as practical tips, tools and trends to help your business get found online.

 

 

 

 

DIGITAL DOLLARS: AN E-COMMERCE MASTERCLASS

Join Wizard Home Loans Founder, Mark Bouris & All That Counts Founder, Lielette Calleja as they coach you through mastering e-commerce, finding new revenue streams and better managing your cashflow, all while growing your business or personal brand.

 

 

PERSONAL GROWTH

 

We want to equip you with tools and the KNOW+HOW you need to keep innovating and growing. With Amex Idea Exchange 2020, you can watch masterclasses or listen to podcasts to learn from a number of supremely talented Australian business experts.

 

 

KATE MORRIS, FOUNDER OF ADORE BEAUTY

Join Adore Beauty founder Kate Morris as shares personal stories of the failures and successes that paved the way to her $100M turnover at Adore Beauty.

 

 

 

 

JANE LU, FOUNDER OF SHOWPO

 

Join Founder of online fashion retailer Showpo as she chats about her kickstart in social media, as well as the ever-changing challenges facing the online retail world.

 

 

 

 

DANIEL FLYNN, FOUNDER OF THANKYOU

Founder of Thankyou, Daniel Flynn, talks about how he turned an impossible idea into a 50-product social enterprise that spans everything from water to baby care.

 

 

 

 

JEN GEALE, FOUNDER OF MOUNTAIN BIKES DIRECT

The Mountain Bikes Direct founder chats about growing a successful and profitable online business, maintaining a work-life balance, and more.


 

 

To find out more about Ideas Exchange, simply click through below

OTHER RESOURCES & OFFERS

 

Small businesses are at the heart of every Australian community, which is why we’ve curated some of the best resources into one space, so that you can quickly and easily access business support and learning from American Express and our incredible partners.

 

JOIN THE MINDHIVE COMMUNITY

Mindhive supports the Small Business Community through crowdsourced discussion and networking, allowing you to find the answers you need, today. Join for free, or receive three months* free of Premium to collaborate, network and access advisors, the community to learn to innovate your business. Use code AMEXmindhive at checkout. Offer ends 31 March 2021

*Inclusive of 30 day free trial period. T&Cs apply.

 

 

 

DIGITAL MARKETING SERVICES WITH PEPPERIT

pepperit. is dedicated to empowering small businesses with the tools they need to rebuild and grow. Use the codeword "All for small" when enquiring to redeem 20% off Pepperit's digital marketing services. Ends 30 June 2021. Subject to minimum 6 month term. T&Cs apply.

 

 

 

 

 

RAISED HAND

Raised Hand is where businesses can connect with professionals who are willing to provide pro-bono support during the current downturn. It’s free to join, just search and connect. Add an all-star to your team today!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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