Learn How To Market Your Business Digitally
6th July 2012
Our workshops are a great opportunity for businesses in East Lindsey to widen their knowledge of digital technologies and apply them to their business
Businesses in East Lindsey can find out how to promote their products and services using digital tools and the Internet at a free workshop in Louth next week.
The second in a series of five learning and networking events for business people will be held on Thursday 12th July at Louth Business Centre from 6pm to 7.30pm.
The seminars are being staged as part of a new project called Online Revolution offering free advice and support to small creative businesses in East Lindsey.
Online Revolution is a project funded by the East Midlands European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and managed via Lincolnshire County Council.
As part of Online Revolution, four Coastal Arts and Technology Hubs are being set up in Skegness, Alford, Mablethorpe and Louth to provide networking opportunities and to showcase the new technologies available.
The hubs also offer workshops and one-to-one business surgeries delivered remotely, taking each business person through practical advice and guidance including the basics of how to set up a website, understanding social media and how to run business more effectively using digital and online tools.
Free business seminars coming up are as follows:
Thursday 12th July 6pm - 7.30pm
Louth Business Centre
Running a business digitally
Wednesday 18th July 6pm - 7.30pm
Skegness Business Centre
Back to web basics
Monday 23rd July 6pm - 7.30pm
Mablethorpe Business centre
Social media for business
Thursday 26th July 6pm - 7.30pm
Mablethorpe Business Centre
"Our workshops are a great opportunity for businesses in East Lindsey to widen their knowledge of digital technologies and apply them to their business," said organiser Fraser Henderson from Spalding firm Kind of Digital.
"These free events are repeats of our popular seminars from earlier in the year and they are now being run in the evenings, so if you're busy at work during the day you've still got an opportunity to attend!"
To book a place visit the website www.digitallincs.com or call 020 3286 5186.
Online Revolution aims to raise awareness of the potential of superfast broadband and stimulate demand for the service in the project's three target areas: Lincoln, Boston and East Lindsey.
Part of the wider OnLincolnshire campaign to improve superfast broadband across the county, Online Revolution is offering free advice to help small businesses make the most of the Internet.
To lend your support for faster broadband in Lincolnshire log on to the website www.OnLincolnshire.org and register your details to support our campaign.
Notes to Editors
- The Online Revolution project is part-financed by the East Midlands European Regional Development Fund Programme 2007 to 2013. The Department for Communities and Local Government is the managing authority for the European Regional Development Fund Programme, which is one of the funds established by the European Commission to help local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support local businesses and create jobs. For more information visit www.communities.gov.uk/erdf
- Online Revolution is a 30-month project which aims to ensure that rural areas and less well off communities in Lincolnshire are not left behind and unable to reap the economic, health and education benefits superfast broadband offers. The project also supports Lincolnshire's strategic vision to have widespread use of digital technologies by 2030.
- Online Revolution is a project funded by the East Midlands European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and managed via Lincolnshire County Council which aims to raise awareness of the potential of superfast broadband and stimulate demand for the service from residents and businesses.
- It is part of the wider £57 million OnLincolnshire campaign which aims to achieve superfast broadband speeds of up to 24Mbps (at least 2Mpbs) for 90% of homes and businesses in the county by 2015.