CyberGuru’s Chief Guru recognised as a Digital Champion alumnus by Minister for Digital Technology

CyberGuru’s Chief Guru recognised as a Digital Champion alumnus by Minister for Digital Technology

CyberGuru’s Chief Guru recognised as a Digital Champion alumnus by Minister for Digital Technology

CyberGuru’s Chief Guru, Chris Jeffery has been recognised with a certificate of appreciation by Leanne Linard MP on behalf of the Minister for Digital Technology Mick de Brenni MP in recognition of his valued contribution to the Advance Queensland Community Digital Champion program.

In his letter to Chris, Mr de Brenni writes, “I wish to acknowledge your contribution, not only to the Champions programme, but also to the Queensland Government’s broader digital literacy and inclusion agenda. Your efforts…are helping to make progress within Queensland in reducing the digital divide and assisting Queenslanders to gain the skills and confidence to actively participate in the digital world”.

Chris notes, “it has been an honour to be able to support the local community through various presentations, including assisting not-for-profit organisations and community groups secure and implement new technologies, access discounted software, and train to be more self-sufficient in maintaining their computers and as a regular presenter at the Seniors Safety Forum over the past few years helping people be safe online, along with training and various online contributions via our website”.

Whilst Chris is now a retiring champion and a member of the alumni, he will continue to participate as an active member of the community providing Information Communication and technology (ICT) services including consulting, design, support and training to small businesses, not-for-profit organisations and individuals.

Since Chris commenced CyberGuru in 1997 at fourteen years of age, Chris has been instrumental in enabling and empowering clients to get the most out of their technology.

Leanne Linard MP (Member for Nudgee), Chris Jeffery (Chief Guru, CyberGuru), Jessie Jeffery (Business Development Guru, CyberGuru)
Leanne Linard MP (Member for Nudgee), Chris Jeffery (Chief Guru, CyberGuru), Jessie Jeffery (Business Development Guru, CyberGuru)

 

Social media: Different options and professional set up

Social media: Different options and professional set up

Community Management Solutions Webinar

According to the 2018 Yellow Social Media Report*, just over 50% of Australian small and medium businesses have a social media presence. With an increasing number of users are seeking information in this way, an active social media presence is becoming increasingly important.

Presented by Chris Jeffery, Chief Guru of CyberGuru, this webinar will give you with the tools to:

  • Know what social media is suitable to your organisation,
  • How other organisations use social media to further their businesses/causes,
  • How social media can benefit your organisations,
  • How to make it work for you, and
  • Where to go for help.

CyberGuru is a Community Management Solutions Corporate Partner and has been operating in Brisbane Northern Suburbs for 21 years, providing ICT services to small businesses, not-for-profit organisations and individuals in the areas of consulting, design, support and training.

Cost: Members: Free | Non-members: $35
Date: 15 November 2018 | Time: 12:00pm

Please visit the Community Management Solutions Facebook page or contact Community Management Solutions Member Services today for more details on 1300 007 110 or shaeb@cmsolutions.org.au.

* Source:Yellow – Social Media Report 2018 – Businesses (link opens in new window)

CyberGuru’s Chief Guru, Chris Jeffery named a 2017 Community Digital Champion

CyberGuru’s Chief Guru, Chris Jeffery named a 2017 Community Digital Champion

Chris Jeffery, Proprietor/Chief Guru, CyberGuru

Advance Queensland has named CyberGuru’s Chief Guru, Chris Jeffery a 2017 Community Digital Champion in recognition of his work with community groups and not-for-profit organisations.

The program, aimed at encouraging Queenslanders to become more digitally savvy, recognises people in the community who are helping the community achieve this goal. In particular, Chris was recognised for assisting “not-for-profit organisations and community groups secure and implement new technologies, access discounted software, and train to be more self-sufficient in maintaining their computers” as well as his work in helping people be safe online.

Chris noted, “I’m proud to be appointed a 2017 Advance Queensland Community Digital Champion. This year, I celebrate 20 years since commencing CyberGuru. I enjoy being able to assist my community embrace the digital age.”

“The Advance Queensland Community Digital Champion program aims to improve digital literacy, online participation, digital adoption and innovation. Over the coming year, you’ll be hearing stories from me and details of activities I’m running around the local area to support organisations and small businesses in their ICT and digital journey.”

Chris wishes to thank the Brisbane City Council for the nomination. For information on the program, please visit the Advance Queensland Community Digital Champions (AQCDC) Round 1, 2017 page. If we can be of any assistance, please feel free to contact us.