The Collective – Previous Events

Educate & Elevate: How to Use Pinterest for Your Business
Hosted by: Marianne Touw  
On: Saturday, June25, 2022

Pinterest can help you introduce your business to a whole new audience.  One pin can lead to ten pins, which can lead to another ten pins, and so on.

Benefits of using Pinterest

  • Increased awareness
  • Additional blog and website traffic
  • New leads
  • Increased sales
Educate & Elevate: How to Write a Book
Hosted by: Cara North
On: Saturday, May 14, 2022

Have you thought about writing a book about your passion? Does it sound too daunting? During this session, Cara will share some tips to help you get started..

Why write a book? 

  • Enhanced and diversified marketing for your business.
  • The ability to demonstrate expertise.
  • Extra income.
  • New networking and speaking opportunities.
    Opportunities for publicity. 
Educate & Elevate: The People Factor
Hosted by: April & Cindy 
On: Saturday, April 16, 2022

Do you lead events or create places for people to gather? The people factor can be the most challenging aspect, but it is also the most rewarding, both financially and personally.

The ability to connect with potential customers, to help people, to see them move forward is why we do what we do. And when we are the organizer or the host of an event or meeting, people, as much as we love them, can get in the way.


April and Cindy have had over a decade of experience working with groups and have some tips and suggestions for ensuring your event is a success. We will share how to successfully support your challenging clients, meeting disruptors, high-maintenance customers, outsiders, and anyone with missed expectations.


Educate & Elevate: Personal Finance Greatest Hits
Hosted by: Katie McCarthy, Solopreneur Cafe  
On: Saturday, March 19, 2022
When your financial life becomes more complex, so does your money management. Check out this episode with Katie McCarthy and hear her Personal Finance Greatest Hits, specifically curated especially for Solopreneurs.
The hardest part is getting started, and Katie’s got the Easy Button for:
  • Budgeting for irregular income
  • Juggling debt, savings & credit
  • Knowing what accounts you need
  • Keeping it all minimal & frugal


Katie also shares her easy budget system for people who hate budgeting and have irregular incomes.
Educate & Elevate: Top 6 Online Tools for Your Business
Hosted by: Cindy Coan
On: Saturday, January 22, 2022

As we are all gearing up for a productive and prosperous 2022, let’s chat about the tools we use to manage our business.


But in this digital age, even the best of us need a little help managing all things we do.

There are so many helpful, effective, online business tools and solutions available, during this session Cindy will share her Top 6 Online tools she uses to manage her professional endeavors.

Here are the tools Cindy will be sharing:

  1. Trello
  2. Canva
  3. Jotform
  4. Calendly
  5. Grain
  6. Vimeo