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Friday 19 February 2016

11.15 - 11.45 | Creative marketing on a shoestring

  • Marketing planning for success
  • Getting the most out of your marketing resource
  • Build your brand locally
  • Measure your success and adapt to the results

Speaker: Rob Pollard, Lightbox

12.30 - 13.00 | How to use social media to build a business

  • The key differences between the major social networks and their audiences
  • Using images to enhance the quality of content and maximise engagement
  • Finding and participating in conversations to generate business
  • Tools and techniques to help manage your time effectively

Speaker: David Glenwright, JC Social Media

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13.45 - 14.15 | Raising finance through crowdfunding

  • An introduction to crowdfunding
  • How crowdfunding works
  • What investors and borrowers are looking for
  • 3 key points when considering crowdfunding

Speaker: Atuksha & Davin Poonwassie, Simple Backing

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15.00 - 15.30 | Sales and motivation

  • The mind is everything; what you think, you become
  • Standing out from your competition
  • The art of building rapport with your clients
  • If you don't ask, the answer is always 'no'

Speaker: Neil Clough, Out There


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Saturday 20 February 2016

11.15 - 11.45 | 10 ways to generate free publicity

  • Understanding your audience
  • What is 'news' and using the news agenda
  • The basics of social media for businesses
  • Raising your profile through awards and events

Speaker: Jo Hart, Jo Hart PR & Communications

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12.30 - 13.00 | Top SEO trends every business owner needs to know 

  • What is SEO and why do you need it
  • How to choose killer keywords
  • On and off page optimisation tips and tricks
  • How to rock at local search
  • and much more

13.45 - 14.30 | How to stand out from your competitors online

  • Making your website kick-ass
  • Inbound and outbound marketing essentials
  • Real-time social media
  • Becoming a king of content
  • And much more

Speaker: David Harris, One2Create


12.30 - 13.00 | Top SEO trends every business owner needs to know
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13.45 - 14.30 | How to stand out from your competitors online
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15.00 - 15.30 | Taking your business to the next level

  • Identifying your audience and their barriers to buying 
  • Creating a strong value proposition
  • Developing an integrated approach to marketing and business development 
  • Converting your prospects into customers

Speaker: Rob Pollard, Lightbox


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