Navigating the Virtual World for Business

Teacher
Lorie Dias
Category:

Online business

Improving Your Business Online 

Online Skills for small business owners

 

Day 1  (for PC and smart devices)

What is the internet

Internet Security

VPN

Free Wi-Fi

Computer Software Updates

Password Manager – Dashlane, Nordpass, Roboform

HR Policies/Procedure for Online Safety

 

Day 2

Zoom

Microsoft Teams

Skype

WebEx

 

Day 3

Password Strength

Banking

                Online banking

                Mobile Deposits

                Etransfers

                Bill paying

                Invoicing – quick books/sage

Banking safety

Payroll Deductions Calculator – CRA Website

MyBusiness – CRA

Mobile Transactions – Square/Moneris

 

Day 4

Data Sharing

Cloud

                OneDrive          

                Google Drive

Google Docs      

Google calendar

Google analytics

Document sharing

                Access by email

                Links

Offsite data storage (external hard drive / cloud / jumpdrives)

Backups – frequency/quantity

 

 

Day 5

Virus Protection –

Ransomware

Spyware

CCleaner

Antivirus

Web Based Email – Gmail, Hotmail, Outlook etc.

How to avoid virus – what to look for – how to spot it – what to do about it

Phishing emails

Emails and Attachments

 

Day 6

Intro to Outlook

               Attaching files

               Distribution lists

               Signatures

Intro to Excel –

               What it can be used for

               How to enter data

               How to use simple formulas

               Helpful templates – invoices, budgets, cashflow etc.

 

Day 7

Intro to PowerPoint

                Picture manipulation – social media content

Intro to Word

               Templates – newsletters, flyers, invitations, gift certificates etc.

 

Day 8

Social Media Safety

Marketing

                Email – Mail Chimp

                Survey Monkey

                Social Media

                                Facebook Business Page

                                Types of Posts

                                Scheduling Posts

                                 Reviews and how you respond to them

                Other Social sites

                                Twitter

                                Instagram

                                LinkedIn

 

 

Day 9

Data Backup

Data Management

                Document tracking

                                Receipts

                                Invoicing

                App – Microsoft office lens etc.

Mileage trackers

                QuickBooks

                Everlance

OneNote

Evernote

 

Day 10

Apps to help small businesses

SM Content

                Free pictures – pixabay etc.

Project Management

                MS Project / Excel Gantt chart template

                Monday.com – assign tasks

Grammarly

Fiverr / Splice / Flex Jobs – logos/small jobs/

Wix

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