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How to Build an Online Business

You’ve got a crazy idea, a hobby, a business or special skill. You want to take it online, and you want to it be a money-making success.
But what do you do next?

Getting your entrepreneurial ‘side-hustle’ off the ground can be harder than it looks.

But with the right tools, frameworks and processes, you can be on your way to creating the next Atlassian, Freelancer or Net-A-Porter sooner, and easier, than you think. In just one hour, you can discover the inside tips and tricks that 100 of Australia’s top online entrepreneurs use to build their multi-million dollar businesses. Now, wouldn’t that be a good use of one hour of your time? This is your ultimate strategy playbook for joining the tech-led revolution.

You’ll learn how to:
  • Develop the entrepreneurial mindset needed to turn your passion, hobby or expertise into an online business
  • Create a minimum viable product (MVP) that attracts attention and generates instant income
  • Use low-cost tech tools to get your website or app off the ground (for a fraction of the usual cost)
  • Understand the basics of advanced technologies like the Internet of Things, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, augmented reality and discover how to use these technologies to help create a point of difference.

In this presentation, Bernadette leverages the knowledge she’s gleaned from interviewing over 100 high-profile entrepreneurs from Australia’s most successful startups – Uber, Booktopia, Appliances Online, Vinomofo, Showpo, Canva, Thankyou and more - and distils that wisdom into 5 nuggets of easy-to-follow steps that will equip you with the confidence, tech tips and templates to create your own online business.


"Bernadette provided down to earth examples on what was possible."
John Beecroft

"This is the best session I've been to in ages. Bernadette was knowledgeable, approachable, well prepared and great to listen to. I thoroughly enjoyed it."
Kelly Holcroft, Project Officer - Funds Executives Association Ltd

"Brilliant! I can take tools, techniques and templates straight back to the office and use immediately."
Josie Gruber, Events Manager - Australian Dental Association (NSW)

"This seminar was most insightful and provided some ideas that could be followed up on for my business."
Debra Nellessen, Mineral Medics

Free Bonus Chapters of Bernadette Schwerdt's Best-Selling Books
Secrets of Online Entrepreneurs
& How to Build an Online Business