How To Build A Community Around Your Business

Masters Series by WeTeachMe

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Marketing is not just all about putting your brand out there. It is also about delighting your customers and building relationships with them. In business, acquiring new customers is more costly and labour-intensive than maintaining new ones. Thus, it is necessary that while you attract new clients to your business, you also must be able to retain your existing set of customers. But it is not just the economics of entrepreneurship that should drive you to keep your customers within your fold. It also enhances the human side of your business.

One way of keeping them engaged into your business is constantly communicating with them and whetting their interest to everything you do within your brand. Building a community around your business will help you establish that relationship with them. You will pick nuggets of knowledge on how to do this through our invigorating workshop where you will learn some techniques, tools and ideas that will help you create your own circle of customers and strengthen the customer relations side of your business.

About The Speaker/s

Sarah Meredith

Sarah Meredith is Global Citizen's Australian Country Director, overseeing the movement's efforts in Australia.

Sarah comes to the role with more 13 years experience advising a number of Australia's federal and state government Cabinet Ministers, including working as a Senior Adviser to the Australian Minister for the Environment.

Sarah has been an active member of the community and was named as the City of Casey's Young Citizen of the Year in 2002 as part of the Australia Day honours. Sarah has represented Australia at a number of local and national forums, including as one of 50 young Australians selected to be a member of the Australian Government's National Youth Roundtable, and one of Australia's representatives to the 'Young People Can Change the World' World Youth Forum in Wales in 2001.

Sarah has completed a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Melbourne and a Master of International and Community Development at Deakin University.

Martina Hughes

Martina’s vision is to create a world where people know how to express themselves in an embodied and authentic way. She created Tantric Blossoming, the largest Tantric Community in Australia, 11 years ago, offering workshops, private sessions, retreats and training. Since then she has supported 1000s of men and women to feel their hearts and open to sensations of aliveness throughout the body. Martina’s wish for humanity is for each man and woman to know themselves as a powerhouse of love and sexual energy.

Through tantric practices, Tantric Blossoming creates a transformation of relationship dynamics, so that men and women can create the fulfilling and empowering experiences that they desire with each other. This includes integration of healthy masculine and feminine qualities so that people can find their inner balance, with the result of a greater harmony in external relationships.

Martina’s path has not been a linear one – but what feminine path ever was! She spent her 20s working as a Chartered Accountant and then gave it up to explore natural healing methods. Shiatsu, yoga, breathwork, food as medicine, energy healing were all wonderful stepping stones that supported her path to Tantra.

With tantra, Martina experienced a deep inner awakening, a coming home to the woman inside of her. Feeling the profound effect this had on her life has been the inspiration to share this work with others, so that men and women around the world can experience coming home to themselves also. Martina shares her work throughout Australia, Europe, Asia and America as she is a frequent traveller!

About The Masters Series

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What you will learn
  • Valuable life lessons from experience.
  • An insight into how others have conquered their challenges and fears.
  • One actionable thing that you can do to change your status quo.
What you will get
  • Hear from 1-2 incredible founders who will share their journey of trials and tribulations.
  • Your chance to ask questions directly to the speakers and connect with them.
  • Meet like-minded people on the same journey as you, who know how hard it is too.

What to bring
  • Laptop, tablet, notebook and pen for note-taking.
  • Camera to document your experience.
  • Business cards.
What to wear

Come as you are.

Appropriate for

Startup businesses, founders, aspiring entrepreneurs, and anyone who is curious and looking for a tribe.


WeTeachMe Masters Series

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At WeTeachMe, we believe that learning should be inspired and impassioned, and run by the people for the people.

In 2016, WeTeachMe officially became the biggest school in Australia, one giant leap towards our fundamental goal of becoming the biggest school in the world. As we walk this journey, we create tools that empower thought leaders and everyday people in all corners of the globe to help spark new ideas and make it easier to connect teachers and learners and ignite curiosity.

In accordance with this purpose, we have formed a new creative program to help us spread our message. Masters Series by WeTeachMe is where we help share the gifts, knowledge, and experiences of those who have achieved the unimaginable in their life, risen above all odds and have persevered when others couldn't.

It is on this stage that we elevate and celebrate the curious, where we invite the best and the brightest, the industry movers and shakers, the well-known and influential members of our communities to share their learnings and experiences in an unwavering effort to help those who are searching for answers. From creating thriving companies to challenging what humanity is capable of, we invite you to join us in celebrating the curious amongst us for we believe that it is the curious who will change the world.

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Masters Series by WeTeachMe requires 48 hours notice via email prior to the start of a class or event for a transfer or credit note.  Transfers or credit notes will not be processed if cancellation occurs within 48 hours of the event commencing. We do not offer transfers or credit notes for missed classes.  For cancellations prior to the 48 hour cut off, email Masters Series by WeTeachMe to organise a transfer or credit.

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10 June 2018 • How To Build A Community Around Your Business

It was a good evening. Not always directly related to topic (HOW TO) BUT got enough ideas to develop from info provided. So worth attending such that I plan to attend more sessions.