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"Over the 2 Days you will understand the need for a Business Plan in starting and running a successful business, be able to describe your business and learn how to present your plan."
A one and a half day business start-up workshop incorporating: business planning, finance, marketing and market research.
Argyll & Bute
Digital marketing can deliver real world business growth, and this workshop will show you a practical strategy for success.
Find out how to take some simple steps to reduce your chances of being hacked and also how to minimise the impact if your business does suffer a cyber attack.
This workshop will help you create a realistic marketing plan. It is designed to improve how you market your business and increase sales.
Producing quality content is an excellent way of helping customers develop a meaningful relationship with your brand, and ultimately boosting sales. Learn to understand, source and measure content.
Every successful business regularly reviews its business plan to ensure it continues to meet its needs and responds to variations in the market, the economy and customer base.
Writing a marketing plan helps you decide which customers to target and how to reach them. A marketing plan includes factors such as: deciding which customers to target; how to reach them and how to win their business.
If you run a start-up business as an entrepreneur, you may be able to get extra support if you’re a woman, over 50, disabled, from a minority ethnic group, young or on a low income.
The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25th May 2018. Here are our six top tips on things SME’s need to be doing right now to prepare for GDPR.
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