Free workshop to help businesses improve their social media presence

Release Date: 17 May 2017

Businesses around the borough are invited to a free Marketing and Social Media workshop to learn how tweeting, posting, clicks and hashtags can help make their business a success.

The workshop will be held in partnership with Branduin, a group of experienced business support specialists who aim to equip small business with the confidence, skills, and tools they need to make their company a success.

The session will look at:

  • Marketing planning – what you need to think about to make your marketing a success
  • Targeting – who are you aiming your marketing at?
  • Measuring – ensuring you are using the right marketing channels to grow your business
  • Social Media – key do’s and don’ts for making social media a successful part of your marketing

The workshop is on Wednesday 28 June from 4 to 6pm in Richmond Library Annexe.

Places are limited so businesses are encouraged to apply online early.

Sean Gillen, Head of Enterprise Delivery for Richmond Council, said:

“It’s never been more important for businesses of all sizes to embrace the digital world if they want to thrive and digital marketing is an important part of this. There’s something on this programme for all abilities. Ranging from blogging and search engine optimisation to Twitter and Facebook accounts, all of which can help reach new customers when done well

“This course is free to businesses, so I would encourage people to book early to avoid disappointment. We’re also putting together a range of other targeted support options for local enterprises which you can access on our business webpage”

For more information or to book online, visit the event page.

Notes for editors

If you are a journalist and would like further information about this press release, contact Elinor Firth on 020 8487 5159.

Reference: P219/17

Updated: 31 May 2017