How Does it Work?

How Does it Work?

Free education

Free education

Videos and How To guides teach you the digital skills your business needs. And our Kiwi experts break down the jargon to make it all easy.

Videos and How To guides teach you the digital skills your business needs. And our Kiwi experts break down the jargon to make it all easy.

Our community

Our community

Join live Q&A sessions online with our experts, and fireside chats with small business owners on their own digital journey. 

Join live Q&A sessions online with our experts, and fireside chats with small business owners on their own digital journey. 

Support for you

Support for you

Our digital support advisors are here to help, every step of the way. 

Our digital support advisors are here to help, every step of the way. 

At your pace

At your pace

Retail isn’t your regular 9 to 5. So however much time you have, our courses work around you. Choose the skills you want to learn, and jump in and out whenever suits.

Retail isn’t your regular 9 to 5. So however much time you have, our courses work around you. Choose the skills you want to learn, and jump in and out whenever suits.

How Digital Makes a Difference

How Digital Makes a Difference

Get insights from Kiwi business owners who’ve used digital skills to boost their business. 

Get insights from Kiwi business owners who’ve used digital skills to boost their business. 

KIWI STORIES

KIWI STORIES

Choose What You Want to Learn

Choose What You Want to Learn

Which skills do you need first? Pick a course, select a module, and get going.

Which skills do you need first? Pick a course, select a module, and get going.

OUR COURSES

OUR COURSES

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Digital Tools

Digital Tools

Digital tools are the ‘helping hand’ applications that just make life easier. You’ll learn how to use payment systems like LayBuy and PayPal, customer surveys for valuable feedback, online grammar-checkers, cloud storage, and more. 

Digital tools are the ‘helping hand’ applications that just make life easier. You’ll learn how to use payment systems like LayBuy and PayPal, customer surveys for valuable feedback, online grammar-checkers, cloud storage, and more. 

Helping Business Owners Like You

Helping Business Owners Like You

Whatever part of the industry you’re in, whatever your skill level, wherever you are in Aotearoa, we’ll teach you the skills to reach your goals even sooner.

Whatever part of the industry you’re in, whatever your skill level, wherever you are in Aotearoa, we’ll teach you the skills to reach your goals even sooner.

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Through digital technology, and social media in particular, I’ve been able to expand the reach of my brand, and engage with my customers on a more personal level, which is very important to me.

Through digital technology, and social media in particular, I’ve been able to expand the reach of my brand, and engage with my customers on a more personal level, which is very important to me.

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Ash Frew

Ash Frew

The Vintage Club 

The Vintage Club 

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Websites

Websites

Your website is your storefront, so you want to make it inviting. Discover how to set up a website, or improve the one you have. And learn everything from choosing your website’s name, to cybersecurity, to how to get your website to the top of Google search.

Your website is your storefront, so you want to make it inviting. Discover how to set up a website, or improve the one you have. And learn everything from choosing your website’s name, to cybersecurity, to how to get your website to the top of Google search.

Digital Marketing

Digital Marketing

Digital Marketing

Learn how to use social media, online advertising, and branding, to attract new customers and retain existing ones. 2020 has taught us that these skills can help businesses survive. But truly mastering them can take you from surviving to thriving.

Learn how to use social media, online advertising, and branding, to attract new customers and retain existing ones. 2020 has taught us that these skills can help businesses survive. But truly mastering them can take you from surviving to thriving.

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Small Business Accounting

Small Business Accounting

If number crunching is taking over your evenings, we’ll help you get your time back. Learn about cloud-based accounting tools like Xero and MYOB. They integrate with your accounts, automate the time-consuming bits, and let you access your numbers from wherever you are.  

If number crunching is taking over your evenings, we’ll help you get your time back. Learn about cloud-based accounting tools like Xero and MYOB. They integrate with your accounts, automate the time-consuming bits, and let you access your numbers from wherever you are.  

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Customer Insights & Business Growth

Customer Insights & Business Growth

Collecting, analysing, and responding to customer data can help your business grow. When you know your customer better, you’ll understand what they want and their journey to purchasing with you. From there, you can put a strategy in place to target and retain them, and watch the profits roll in.

Collecting, analysing, and responding to customer data can help your business grow. When you know your customer better, you’ll understand what they want and their journey to purchasing with you. From there, you can put a strategy in place to target and retain them, and watch the profits roll in.

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Future Technologies

Future Technologies

Tech like AI, VR, and 3D printing will change the future of your industry. Get a heads-up on what’s coming so you can stay one step ahead.

Tech like AI, VR, and 3D printing will change the future of your industry. Get a heads-up on what’s coming so you can stay one step ahead.

Learn Digital Skills to Boost Your Business

Learn Digital Skills to Boost Your Business

Do you work in retail? With our free online courses, you’ll learn the digital skills to do business even smarter. Free, self-paced learning, run by Kiwi experts, for business owners like you.

Do you work in retail? With our free online courses, you’ll learn the digital skills to do business even smarter. Free, self-paced learning, run by Kiwi experts, for business owners like you.

NEW ZEALAND RETAIL

NEW ZEALAND RETAIL

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Learn So You Can Do

Learn So You Can Do

We believe you shouldn’t have to spend up large to upskill. That’s why our courses are free. They’re all online and completely self-paced – so you can learn what you need to know, whenever suits you.

Our Kiwi experts translate all the digital jargon to make it straightforward. And because we do things a little different in Aotearoa, you’ll learn both international skills, and what works in New Zealand too.

Plus, you’re never alone on your digital journey. Our experts, and your community of fellow learners, are there to support you every step of the way.

So whatever your skill level, and whatever you need to learn, we’ll give you the digital skills to help you increase your revenue.

We believe you shouldn’t have to spend up large to upskill. That’s why our courses are free. They’re all online and completely self-paced – so you can learn what you need to know, whenever suits you.

Our Kiwi experts translate all the digital jargon to make it straightforward. And because we do things a little different in Aotearoa, you’ll learn both international skills, and what works in New Zealand too.

Plus, you’re never alone on your digital journey. Our experts, and your community of fellow learners, are there to support you every step of the way.

So whatever your skill level, and whatever you need to learn, we’ll give you the digital skills to help you increase your revenue.

Who is behind

Digital Boost

Who is behind

Digital Boost

Digital Boost was created by The Ministry of Business, Innovation and

Employment (MBIE), in partnership with leading Kiwi innovators:

The Mind Lab – an award-winning learning organisation

Indigo – innovators of Chooice.co.nz and small business platform

Manaaki.io

K&J Growth Hackers – the team behind the viral success of TikTok

Digital Boost was created by The Ministry of Business, Innovation and

Employment (MBIE), in partnership with leading Kiwi innovators:

The Mind Lab – an award-winning learning organisation

Indigo – innovators of Chooice.co.nz and small business platform

Manaaki.io

K&J Growth Hackers – the team behind the viral success of TikTok

Chat to our support team, or request a call back, at register@digitalboost.co.nz

Chat to our support team, or request a call back, at register@digitalboost.co.nz

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