We have announced several new (free) online training opportunities for newsagents.  Our newsagent customers are able to access these live training opportunities from their home or business through any computer with broadband access.  Voice content is over the phone line via a toll free number.  The new courses on offer are:

Magazine Management 9am Jan. 22 at 9pm and Jan. 29 at 10am.  Hosted by Jonathan Tay and Michael Elvey.

This session will cover all aspects of magazine management; from Arrivals, Returns, Putaway Management and over/under supply. This session will allow for questions as the meeting progresses and at the end of the session time permitting.

Re-Ordering 2pm Jan. 22 at 2pm.,  Hosted by Gavin Williams and Jonathan Tay.

Learn how to make the most of Tower Systems’ Retailer software’s advanced reordering functions.  Learn how to create an order electronically, send it to suppliers, then once the stock is in have Retailer arrive it automatically without the need to enter it manually.

Business Discussion Jan. 23 at 11am. Hosted By Mark Fletcher.

This will start with a quick review of benchmark data from December 2007 and be followed by an open discussion about how people are innovating in their business.  Our goal is to get newsagents sharing challenges and ideas so that, collectively, we can help each other to build better businesses.

New Owner Training Jan. 29 at 2pm.  Hosted By Jonathan Tay and Paul Stamp.

Have you recently taken over a newsagency? Well then this session is for you.  It is designed to give all new owners an overview of the software and its capabilities.  We will cover all the things that new owners find challenging, from balancing registers to arriving stock.  This session will have plenty of time for your questions.

Each session will run for between 60 an 90 minutes depending on questions and discussion.  Interested people are invited to book by email on bookings@towersystems.com.au.  You will need access to a computer connected to broadband and a voice phone line (for a toll free call).