When you’re building up your business it’s really helpful to get hands-on support, to develop your skills, and to meet others who are in a similar position to you.

Our friendly and inspirational events give you advice from trusted professionals on a variety of topics, and cover: starting your business; growth; finance; environmental issues; marketing and sales; and websites and social media.

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Keeping Digital Marketing Real – A Tale Of Two Businesses – Poole – Dorset Growth Hub

May 14 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm BST

| Free

Learn from the successes and mistakes made by two businesses heavily reliant upon digital.

Be inspired, encouraged and informed in a workshop that explores the challenges and opportunities facing small firms. Andrew Knowles and David Allison will share their stories of setting up and running businesses in today’s digital world.

There will be plenty of time for discussion, giving you time to talk about the issues you face.

Issues that the workshop will cover include:

  • Different strategies for social media marketing

  • Business networking, digital and real world

  • Building and promoting websites

  • Automating business task

  • Blogging and content marketing

  • Mistakes that you can learn from

While the workshop will have a strong digital focus, it will also address some of the human aspects of setting up and running a small business on your own.

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