Event Programme

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  • DIGITAL MARKETING BOOTCAMP | 4th June 2015 | Richmond

    Date & time

    Thursday 4th June 2015, 09:30-16:30

    Location

    Innovate Business Centre, Catterick Garrison, near Richmond

    Event details

    Discover how to better use digital marketing in your own business – a great overview of digital marketing tools and techniques

    Join us for a free full day masterclass to:
    • Better understand how to promote your business on the internet, using websites, emails, search engines and social media
    • Take away clear and simple advice on how to prepare and undertake your own digital marketing
    • Discover how to review or plan your website content to improve your online experience
    • Learn how to use search engines to improve your online image and visibility
    • Find out how to create content to encourage word of mouth

    ‘Fantastic, thank you v much. Very helpful and highly recommended for small business owners’
    ‘A very full day. No wasted time. Lots of information to build on. Results of search exercises were very revealing and show that there's plenty of work to be done to improve my online presence’
    ‘At last - a programme on how to use these concepts and technology to build our business. Very good.’

    This master class is available for eligible businesses on the Superfast North Yorkshire Business Support programme – if you have not already registered then a business adviser will contact you prior to the event to complete the registration process (the Business Support programme is completely free of charge).

    Places on these sessions are available FREE of charge – for more information call 0845 002 0021 or email enquiries@sfny.co.uk.

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  • SOCIAL MEDIA FOR BUSINESS | 9th June 2015 | Northallerton

    Date & time

    Tuesday 9th June 2015, 09:30-16:30

    Location

    Evolution Business Centre, Northallerton

    Event details

    Join us for a free full day masterclass to:
    • Find out how to get the most out of Twitter, Facebook, Linked In and other social media to gain more leads
    • Understand social media jargon and how/when to use it
    • Learn more about managing your time and people to create compelling viral content
    • Discover how to monitor your company's social media presence to act on leads and any issues that may occur

    ‘I thought the day was outstanding -challenging and practical. I am going away with loads of ideas, tips and tools which I can't wait to put into practice’
    ‘This was the best training session I've been to in years’
    ‘Clarified muddy waters in easily understood format’
    ‘Very good well rounded presentation covering all the topics without too much technical stuff’

    This master class is available for eligible businesses on the Superfast North Yorkshire Business Support programme – if you have not already registered then a business adviser will contact you prior to the event to complete the registration process (the Business Support programme is completely free of charge).

    Places on these sessions are available FREE of charge – for more information call 0845 002 0021 or email enquiries@sfny.co.uk.

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  • BIG SOCIAL MEDIA SHOW | 10th June 2015 | Harrogate

    Date & time

    Wednesday 10th June, 09:30-17:00

    Location

    Cedar Court Hotel, Harrogate

    Event details

    TACTICS - TOOLS - TIPS

    Join us in Harrogate for a very special social media show, brought to you by Superfast North Yorkshire.

    TACTICS - Speedy sessions on topics such as building your ideal social network, creating content for social media and monitoring your social media presence.
    TOOLS - Specialist sessions on social media tools such as Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn and more.
    TIPS - Expert advisers on hand throughout the day, providing you with the opportunity to ask all those burning questions you may have.

    Places on this event are available FREE of charge for eligible businesses in York and North Yorkshire* – for more information click BOOK NOW below, call 0845 002 0021 or email enquiries@sfny.co.uk.

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    *ERDF eligibility criteria apply. Eligibility is assessed on a case-by-case basis but established SMEs trading predominately business-to-business and based in North Yorkshire or York are likely to be eligible. On registering you will be required to complete a standard ERDF registration form with business contact and basic financial details - all data will remain confidential and will not be shared

  • WEBSITE CONTENT MASTERCLASS | 11th June 2015 | Harrogate

    Date & time

    Thursday 11th June 2015, 09:30-16:30

    Location

    Cedar Court Hotel, Harrogate

    Event details

    Discover how to create better website content faster, everything from blogging to online photos and videos

    A fast and action-packed introduction to ‘Content Marketing’ that will give you a new approach to creating online content for your website.

    Together we will be exploring techniques used by journalists, photographers, filmmakers and bloggers to learn how to:

    • structure your online content to get more traffic
    • develop your own content plan and content creation 'team' to use your time wisely and create more content faster
    • research what your future customers are interested in from news and updates, to useful tips and free downloads
    • write for the web and edit online photos and videos to appeal to your audience

    As part of the day we'll also look at how you can create your own online videos to promote your business using your smartphone! Together we will explore:

    • the 3 essential online videos your should have on your website to increase enquiries
    • the simple filming and editing techniques that always work
    • the ideal webpage set up and layout to showcase your online videos
    • the best way to set up your YouTube channel for best results

    This master class is available for eligible businesses on the Superfast North Yorkshire Business Support programme – if you have not already registered then a business adviser will contact you prior to the event to complete the registration process (the Business Support programme is completely free of charge).

    Places on these sessions are available FREE of charge – for more information call 0845 002 0021 or email enquiries@sfny.co.uk.

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  • LINKED IN (ONLINE NETWORKING) | 16th June 2015 | Skipton

    Date & time

    Tuesday 16th June 2015, 09:30-16:30

    Location

    Rendezvous Hotel, Skipton

    Event details

    Using the power of networking and LinkedIn to improve relationships and grow your business

    Join us for a free full day masterclass to:
    • Discover more about online networking options and how to make them work hard for you
    • Ensure that you have a great 'elevator pitch' or summary of your business offer
    • Understand how to improve your LinkedIn profile and make it work harder for you
    • Learn how to use LinkedIn to build your networks and develop your business
    • Put your joined up approach to networking into action

    ‘Loved the hands on, practical elements - v useful’
    "Thanks for the course today. Interesting and useful hints, tips and strategies to develop LinkedIn profiles."
    "Very many thanks for an informative and brilliantly facilitated workshop today. I really enjoyed it. I'm very selective in choosing workshops which require having to take a day away from the coal face, however I know your session will be beneficial for me personally and the business too. I'm eager to press ahead now and can't wait to get stuck into LinkedIn!"

    This master class is available for eligible businesses on the Superfast North Yorkshire Business Support programme – if you have not already registered then a business adviser will contact you prior to the event to complete the registration process (the Business Support programme is completely free of charge).

    Places on these sessions are available FREE of charge – for more information call 0845 002 0021 or email enquiries@sfny.co.uk.

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  • SOCIAL MEDIA PLUS (Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+) | 18th Jun 2015 | York

    Date & time

    Thursday 18th June 2015, 09:30-16:30

    Location

    Mercure Fairfield Manor Hotel, York

    Event details

    Rediscover Linkedin and Twitter for better business referrals, and discover how to use Google+, the small business secret weapon, like a pro!

    Linkedin is 12 years old this year and is getting better with age! More importantly Linkedin users are getting better at online networking and creating value from their Linkedin and Twitter accounts. Add in the relative 'newcomer' of Google+, perfect for small businesses and you have a fantastic free social media toolkit at your disposal!

    In this interactive masterclass, we explore simple techniques and tactics to bring new life to your online networking, including the many options available to you to promote your business using Google+

    • Discover how to set up your Linkedin and Twitter profiles to make them easy to find and appealing to prospects
    • Learn how to add credibility and trust to your Linkedin profile and how to approach recommendations and introductions
    • Find out how to develop your ‘social offer’ on Twitter to attract the right followers
    • Discover how to stimulate sharing and retweeting by researching content of interest to your connections
    • Learn how to set up a Google+ profile and business page the right way
    • Find out how to use the various features of Google+ to design your online network (Google Circles), research followers (Google Hashtags and Google Ripples), improve your photos and videos (Google Auto Awesome),
    • Discover more about Google Hangouts and how to write your Google+ posts for better referrals

    This master class is available for eligible businesses on the Superfast North Yorkshire Business Support programme – if you have not already registered then a business adviser will contact you prior to the event to complete the registration process (the Business Support programme is completely free of charge).

    Places on these sessions are available FREE of charge – for more information call 0845 002 0021 or email enquiries@sfny.co.uk.

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  • GET MORE ENQUIRIES FROM YOUR WEBSITE | 23rd June 2015 | Harrogate

    Date & time

    Tuesday 23rd June 2015, 09:30-16:30

    Location

    Cedar Court Hotel, Harrogate

    Event details

    Improving the useability and appeal of your website to win more business

    Join us for a free full day masterclass to:
    • Discover how to increase the number of enquiries you receive from your website
    • Understand the importance of adapting to 21st century customers and their preferences
    • Learn how to review your website to improve and design the online experience of your site
    • Discover how to adjust your website structure and layout to make visitors stay longer
    • Find out how to use online photos and videos to increase appeal in your products and services
    • Understand how to increase the appeal of your 'calls to action' to get more enquiries from your website

    ‘Clearly explained how to structure website to enhance customer experience - very helpful’
    'Enjoyed every moment'
    "This was a wonderful course, I have gained a phenomenal amount of directly applicable and relevant information. I now have a great deal of work to do! Thank you."

    This master class is available for eligible businesses on the Superfast North Yorkshire Business Support programme – if you have not already registered then a business adviser will contact you prior to the event to complete the registration process (the Business Support programme is completely free of charge).

    Places on these sessions are available FREE of charge – for more information call 0845 002 0021 or email enquiries@sfny.co.uk.

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  • NETWORKING EVENT - LinkedIn: Tips & Tricks To Help You Win New Business | 23rd June | Harrogate

    Date & time

    23rd June, 5.30-7.30pm

    Location

    Cedar Court Hotel, Harrogate

    Event details

    Are you up to speed with the latest advanced tools and techniques on LinkedIn to help you win new business? How extensively do you use LinkedIn to research and develop new business?

    We’ll be exploring some of the latest additions to LinkedIn and tips on how you can get the most from our favourite social media resource covering personal profiles and  company pages, advanced tools and publishing content.

    So if you have ever wondered whether you’re missing some of the functions on LinkedIn that may help you with your business,  come and join us for a great evening of networking and stop putting LinkedIn on the back burner.

    This event is run as part of the Superfast North Yorkshire business support programme’s free networking club. We’re really keen to get some new businesses into the club to increase the business generated as a result of the events, therefore if you are already a member, please spread the word to anyone you think might be interested!

    ERDF eligibility criteria applies. Upon booking a place on any of the Networking Club events, we’ll require a fully completed registration form which includes contact details and some basic financial information for the business – all data will remain strictly anonymous and confidential, and will never be shared with others.

    For further information or to book your free places please click "Book Now", call 0845 002 0021 or email enquiries@sfny.co.uk.

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