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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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 »
Come along to the Green Room at Lush Digital for an exclusive Seminar delivered by the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) from the University of Cambridge for manufacturing and engineering SMEs in Dorset. What is Digital Manufacturing on a Shoestring? Through research, workshops, pilot projects, hackathons and other activities, the project is creating digital manufacturing developments for SMEs that are: Accessible Useful Pragmatic Affordable Through this co-development, we will advance the research and application of a number of cross-cutting technologies, supporting…Find out more »
Video marketing is quickly becoming the best way to engage with an audience of potential customers. This engaging marketing strategy is essential for anyone doing social media and opens up countless opportunities to be personal, engaging and to effectively communicate with customers. In this workshop, we will go over all the essentials for any business to get started with video marketing. If you have a phone, access to youtube and facebook then you can get started right away! Everything you…Find out more »
Nine out of 10 UK internet users use Facebook (OFCOM, 2018). This means Facebook can be a great way for businesses to reach a huge audience. This workshop covers the basics of how a business can use Facebook to reach that audience. It includes: Setting up and using a Facebook Page Using Messenger with a Page Setting up and using a Facebook Group An introduction to Page Insights (analytics) Tips for creating engagement and building an audience Q&A on specific…Find out more »
Boost your search engine rankings and your reputation by blogging. Whether you already blog, or you’re not sure whether you should, come along and learn how creating online articles can make a huge difference to the visibility of your website, and your business. This workshop will include: What is blogging? How to research topics for your blog Blogging and SEO (search engine optimisation) Writing tips Alternative approaches to blogging Blogging and social media Please make sure that you are able…Find out more »