If you’re ready to grow your business by taking the next step online or using social media, the Digital Ready for Business program is here to help. The program has been developed to empower Tasmanian small and medium businesses to take charge of their online presence and develop an online strategy that really works.
These are the people that can help you achieve your digital goals.
Rebecca King of Kingthing Marketing (Launceston)
Rebecca is a multi-award winning marketing consultant who has worked in small business, State Government, the airline industry, media and now is a consultant in her own Launceston based marketing company Kingthing Marketing. Her favourite thing to do is sit with business owners and help their business shine, to get them more clients and sell more products. From planning out a strategy to setting up social media accounts, from developing good content to solving website problems, Rebecca and her team can help you succeed. In addition to small business, she has a keen interest in tourism; in April 2015 she won gold in the Australian Tourism Award Training and Education Category and is also a Board member of Tourism Tasmania.
Jen Murnaghan of Digital Dandy (Hobart)
Digital Dandy is a Tasmanian based digital marketing and communications consultancy, run by Irish ex-pat Jen Murnaghan. With nearly 20 years in marketing and creative production, beginning in Dublin, and moving to London, Sydney and now Hobart, Jen established Digital Dandy to support local businesses who are looking to augment their voice online. Digital Dandy is genuinely passionate about the power of good communication and since establishing the business in only a short few years, has worked with non-profit organisations, film festivals, TV productions and major financial corporations in Ireland, Tasmania and Queensland.
Martin Anderson of Ionata Digital (Hobart)
Baby slings to bus tickets, pet beds to parking spaces, Martin has helped businesses sell it online. Martin was building websites before Google started indexing them and has helped Tasmanian businesses sell their products to customers all around the world. Martin is the Managing Director of Tasmania's leading digital agency, Ionata Digital which won 5 iAwards in 2016 including the TasICT Presidents award for Overall Excellence.
Daryl Connelly of Switch Tasmania (Ulverstone)
Daryl has been with Switch Tasmania (previously known as Cradle Coast
Innovation) since they first started helping people with a business or a
business idea in 2011. He has provided digital coaching services on behalf of
the Tasmanian Government on and off since the Digital Ready program was first
conceived in 2012. A chef by trade, Daryl’s professional experience spans hospitality,
food manufacturing, training and consulting. Daryl holds a Master of Business
and in 2015 was named Tasmanian Not For Profit Manager of the Year by the
Australian Institute of Management. He enjoys sailing, beekeeping and
Ben Jones of Total Technology Tasmania (Launceston)
Ben has been guiding the strategic direction of Eaglecrest Technologies and is one of the founders for Total Technology Tasmania Pty Ltd (T3). In his role for T3 and Eaglecrest Technologies, Ben is responsible for the effective implementation of IT systems that enable growth and profit through tailored hardware, improved workflows and the clever use of technology. Ben is an active tech-innovator, especially in the social media space where he is responsible for testing new online marketing strategies and assisting clients to get better return from marketing dollar.
Rob Vernon of Total Technology Tasmania (Burnie and Hobart)
Rob is Business Development Manager and director of 41st Degree and is one of the founders for Total Technology Tasmania Pty Ltd (T3). In both roles, Rob is responsible for enabling his teams to to deliver client-focused solutions to businesses and organisations throughout Tasmania, Australia and overseas. Rob's wealth of knowledge of past, current and future trends in technology allow him to provide trusted advice in using technology as an enabler for business.