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Digital Marketing: All About The Who – Poole – Dorset Growth Hub

August 21 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm BST

| Free

ALL ABOUT “THE WHO” -Re-energise your Marketing in the Digital Age – Hints, tips, local case studies and practical demos to fuel your growth.

Who are they? Who is your target audience?

How are you communicating with them in the digital world?

How are you focusing your limited time and perhaps budgets?

“…. Digital Marketing should be more about Marketing and focus, not a scattergun approach using social channels or Google Adwords to shout loudest and hope something sticks” (Rich Burn, Digital and Marketing Manager, Dorset Growth Hub”)

Rich’s workshop is simple. He wants to help you to better understand where to start or, re-think your Digital Marketing strategy. The workshop is aimed at aspiring entrepreneurs, start-ups and small/medium sized businesses across Dorset who would like some guidance, tips, ideas and support to start implementing or re-evaluate basic Digital Marketing within their business. Rich and his team at the Growth Hub have worked with thousands of Dorset businesses for nearly five years and really understand the hurdles and barriers to getting started. This interactive workshop will draw on realistic options, case studies and ideas that can be implemented straight away. We’ll keep it snappy, engaging and get you at the heart of the learning.

No complicated techy talk, no pie in the sky ideas, just simple basic tips, tools and steps talked through and discussed by our knowledgeable team. Delivered by our Digital Manager, Rich Burn, brings a great working knowledge of the Marketing and Digital world, plus qualifications in delivering workshops, so the format is geared around sharing real-world working experiences and delivering them to you in an inclusive clear structure.
With over 13 years in Marketing, Sales, Training and Business Support, within big corporates (Pearson/FT) to supporting 100’s of SME’s across Dorset in the past 4 years, Rich has a broad perspective on all aspects of Marketing and Digital which he has shaped into practical tips, case studies and relevant examples to help you see how to take your business forward in the digital age.

So, if you want some great Digital Marketing insight, relevant practical tips and hands-on learning, delivered by a knowledgeable and engaging small business marketing and consultancy specialist, Get booking! Places are limited to 20 to ensure a more interactive learning environment. 



Please make sure that you are able to attend the event before you book. If you book a place and are not able to attend we reserve the right to exclude you from further bookings where places are in short supply.

This workshop is completely free and funded by the European Regional Development Fund. It’s delivered by Dorset Growth Hub and WSX Enterprise. It is only open to Dorset, UK registered SME’s and aspiring entrepreneurs within home addresses in Dorset, UK postcodes.

Only one place allowed per business. Please contact the Growth Hub if you wish to reserve a space for another organisation or person.

Please also note that some sectors are not eligible for support on this programme due to Central Government Legislation. These sectors include: *Fishery & Aquaculture, *Primary production, processing and marketing of agricultural products, *Coal, Steel and shipbuilding sectors,*Synthetic Fibres, *Generalised School Age Education, *Banking and Insurance Companies. (*please follow the link for full eligibility guidelines:

Some Retail activities are also subject to ineligibility. Due to any ineligibility, we can only accept those who are eligible into our range of courses and workshops. If you require more information or are unsure if you are eligible for the support we offer, you can call us on 01202 607533 and a member of the Dorset Growth hub team will be happy to help


Salterns Harbourside Hotel
38 Salterns Way
Poole, Dorset BH14 8JR United Kingdom


Dorset Growth Hub