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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Ever used a digital system or website that is frustrating and makes you want to give up? From booking systems, websites and payments, to using an app to pay for parking; these are all experiences created for consumers, some are great and others are not. User experience, or UX for short, aims to deliver positive experiences through innovative solutions that improve our way of life, making it easier or more enjoyable. UX takes a human-centred approach, putting the user at…Find out more »
Instagram is a hugely popular social network that boasts higher engagement rates than other the likes of Facebook or Twitter. This workshop is an introduction to using Instagram for business. If you’re thinking of using Instagram, or have made a start but struggling to get results, this is for you. The workshop will cover: How to set up an Instagram account for business Tips on what content to share How to make the most of hashtags Using Instagram Stories Shoppable…Find out more »
Thinking about starting a business? Or maybe you have recently set up a business? Join us at our monthly Start Up Cafe to meet other start-ups, get advice, exchange experiences and make new connections. The kettle is always on! The brand new IncuHive space in Basingstoke is a great venue for this event, open to people interested in starting a business or people who have just started a business in the Basingstoke area. We can help you with information about…Find out more »
This interactive workshop is brought to you by Dorset Growth Hub. This is a beginner level workshop for businesses in Dorset which focuses on the basics of search engine optimisation. If you’re unsure as to what search engine optimisation means and how it impacts your business then this is the workshop for you. You will learn what search engine optimisation is, why it’s important and what you can do to help your search engine rankings. Learn to implement your own…Find out more »
Wordpress is one of the most popular and versatile website platforms, in fact it powers 31% of the internet! If you are considering building your own site or managing an existing Wordpress site this workshop perfect for you. In this workshop we will be exploring some of the fundamentals of the Wordpress platform from exploring recommended security and seo plugins to finding the perfect theme. After this workshop you will be fully equipped before exploring and building your own website…Find out more »