Digital Coaches

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.

Kim Saunders of Captain + Co (Launceston)

Based in Launceston, Kim Saunders of Captain + Co. currently mentors and proudly manages social media accounts for a wide variety of businesses locally and on the mainland.  

With a background in advertising, marketing, design, photography and account management, Kim has all the skills required to help build your online presence. Over the last three years, Kim has organically grown her own Instagram account to over 30,000 followers, built her own website, been featured in print and has evolved her own small business.

Whether you need a little help with your social media channels, work on your words, grow your online business or just need some mentoring in the digital world, Kim can help!

Email Kim to organise your free 2-hour coaching session at

Contact Kim for coaching


Sarah Wells and Claire Murfet of Kingthing Marketing (Launceston)

Boutique multi-award winning marketing company Kingthing Marketing is a team of marketing mentors who have experience in the fields of web design, SEO, social media, strategy, online sales and many other areas.

Sarah and Claire love to 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, the team can help you succeed.  Depending on your individual requirements you will be matched to the appropriate team members for your free 2 hour mentoring session. 

Email Kingthing Marketing to organise your free 2-hour coaching session at

Contact Kingthing for coaching

sarah and claire

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.

Email Jen to organise your free 2-hour coaching session at

Contact Jen for coaching

Jen Murnaghan

Emily Thain from Takeflight (Hobart)

Takeflight is a digital studio in Hobart who build intuitive and engaging websites, apps and brands. They’ve worked with the University of Tasmania, MyState and the Tasmanian Government to create high-quality digital experiences.

As part of the Takeflight family, Emily sits in the design team as a User Experience Engineer creating schmick websites and refined designs. A creative to her core, Emily is mad about all forms of branding, design, illustration and social media. Though a graphic designer by trade, Emily also has a keen interest in marketing, having completed a Certificate III in Business and Google Academy certificates.

If you’re worried by your website, aggravated by analytics or fuming at Facebook then Emily is the person to talk to. She also has extensive knowledge of tools and applications for small businesses that can give you the edge in this digital world.

Email Emily to organise your free 2-hour coaching session at

Contact Emily for coaching

emily from takeflight

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 bushwalking.

Email Daryl to organise your free 2-hour coaching session at

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Daryl Connelly