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 two hour coaching session at


Claire Murfet and Rob King 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.

Claire and Rob 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 two hour mentoring session.

Email Kingthing Marketing to organise your free two hour coaching session at

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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 two hour coaching session at

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Emily Thain from Takeflight (Hobart)

Takeflight is a digital studio in Hobart which builds intuitive and engaging websites, apps and brands. The team has 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 two hour coaching session at


Corey Speers of Switch Tasmania (Ulverstone)

With more than 20 years’ experience in communications, media and community engagement in a range of sectors, Corey is able to use his work experience to help you. Corey has worked in the Local and Federal Government spheres, for newspapers, in private industry and on his own small business.

Corey of Switch Tasmania has experience in design, marketing, communications, social media, media liaison, corporate image, promotions, public relations, pre-press, advertising, writing, editing, journalism, copywriting and research and evaluation.

Corey is a proud Brand Tasmania Partner and a passionate advocate for all things Tasmania. Corey completed a Bachelor of Arts (majoring in Journalism, Media and Communications and Public Policy) in 2007 at the University of Tasmania.

Email Corey to organise your free two hour coaching session at

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