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.
You may be thinking that building a website is only for professionals. Well, in the new digital age, drag and drop website builders and pre-made website templates are making website building accessible to all. Wix is one of the most popular website builders specifically for all abilities to be able to produce fast professional websites. With this workshop, we will go through everything you need to know to be able to create your very own website using wix.com. Our Digital Specialist, David Allison and…Find out more »
LinkedIn offers a treasure trove of business contacts and engagement opportunities. But without the right keys, it can be hard to unlock much of its value. This workshop is designed to provide those keys. The workshop covers setting up and using a LinkedIn account to promote your business. It will include: How to set up and present your LinkedIn account Tips for growing a network of contacts Your Personal Profile and Company Page Q&A on specific LinkedIn features and functions…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 »
Requirements Website or a Landing Page. Basic Knowledge on Online Advertising. Willingness and budget to try paid ads to reach customers. We have all done it, visiting a website and then later seeing ads delivered to us from the very website we just visited. Retargeting (also known as Remarketing) is how this is accomplished this retargeting reaches previous website visitors with the right relevant ads on platforms like Google search and Facebook. Retargeting drastically increases the chance of a sale…Find out more »
Facebook Advertising Learn how paid advertising on Facebook can help your business grow its sales to both new and existing customers. This workshop is an introduction to the many options available to businesses that want to make better use of this powerful advertising channel. 6 out of 10 marketers are increasing their spend on paid Facebook advertising (Social Media Examiner trends report 2017). Why? Because for many, Facebook ads are proving very cost-effective. There’s more to advertising on Facebook that…Find out more »