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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Nine out of 10 UK internet users use Facebook (OFCOM, 2018). This gives businesses a huge opportunity.This workshop covers the basics of setting up and running a Facebook Page for business.It will include: Tips for building an audience for your Page Using your Page for customer service The difference between Page and a Group Making sense of Page Insights (analytics) Q&A on specific Page features and functions This is for you if you're considering setting up a Facebook Page, or you've…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 »
Website User Experience – You like your website, but do your customers? – Wimborne – Dorset Growth Hub
Learn what makes an effective website that not only communicates well but turns website visitors into customers. Put your website user experience to the test in this interactive workshop and come away with real personal user feedback from other attendees. In this workshop we will learn about good web design, take turns in looking at and using each other’s websites, testing user experience and giving constructive feedback. This workshop requires you to bring a laptop or tablet to view and…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 »
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 »