Social Media & Marketing for Community Businesses - Stowmarket

February 19, 2020
The Mix, Stowmarket, IP14 1BB
10:30 - 12:30pm

Social Media & Marketing for Community Businesses - Stowmarket

Overview

Discover the tips and best ways to use the various platforms for your Community Business in 2020.

Improve your digital marketing and learn to enjoy social media and what it can achieve for your business.

This event will cover simple and cost-effective ways to increase awareness and sales for your Community Business.

We’ll look at different social media platforms, what could work best for your business' digital marketing; and, how your potential customers use social media and when.

The training workshop is designed to help new and existing community businesses and presenter, Nick Pandolfi will show how to capitalise on free marketing through social media and make creative content. Learn how to use the platforms for your recruitment drive through promoted posts.

Find out:-

  • How to use social media to reach new markets and engage with them
  • How to raise your community business profile
  • Which social media to choose
  • What to post and how to be sure your business is seen
  • How to create content that engages
  • How to use social media for recruitment drives
  • The value of promoted posts
  • How to use short video clips
  • The importance of personal branding across LinkedIn
  • Why blogs are important

‍Presenter: -

Nick Pandolfi works with businesses across the UK enabling them to reach new markets, showing best practise through content creation.

He is an award-winning content creator.


FAQs

What are the criteria for attendance?

Power to Change has identified the following 4 essential criteria as to what makes your business a “Community Business” and you must meet these criteria to qualify for a place on this training workshop. Therefore, please consider and ask yourself whether your answers to the following are 'Yes'.

Is your Community Business...

1) Locally Rooted?

A business started by local people that will benefit the immediate community.

2) Accountable to the community?

The local community must have a genuine say in how the business is run – the majority of management and trustees should be drawn from the community.

3) Trading for the benefit of the local community?

A Community Business makes money by trading products and services. The profit is invested to deliver more activities/services that benefit local people.

4) Has a broad community benefit?

Community Businesses are set up to address local needs and contribute to a broader sense of confidence and pride in a place. They run events, activities or services to meet community needs, to be inclusive and provide opportunities for people to be involved in.


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

18+ - no ID required.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is car parking available on site and nearby.

What can I bring into the event?

Tablet or Phone device.


How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

email: maggie@menta.org.uk.


What's the refund policy?

30 days

Tutor:

Nick Pandolfi

Nick has more than thirty years experience in audience engagement and communication, having worked for some of the largest media organisations. He thrives on helping business reach their potential with their social media and ensuring their business message hits the targeted audience

From content creation to an understanding of audience reach and engagement.

Nick has twice been named BBC radio presenter of the year and his experience in broadcast media allows him to share his insight across a number of new courses and masterclasses for MENTA.

FREE
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Teas and coffees will be provided.
*Where applicable, cancellation fees may apply*

If you would like more information regarding this masterclass, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Social Media & Marketing for Community Businesses - Stowmarket

Overview

Discover the tips and best ways to use the various platforms for your Community Business in 2020.

Improve your digital marketing and learn to enjoy social media and what it can achieve for your business.

This event will cover simple and cost-effective ways to increase awareness and sales for your Community Business.

We’ll look at different social media platforms, what could work best for your business' digital marketing; and, how your potential customers use social media and when.

The training workshop is designed to help new and existing community businesses and presenter, Nick Pandolfi will show how to capitalise on free marketing through social media and make creative content. Learn how to use the platforms for your recruitment drive through promoted posts.

Find out:-

  • How to use social media to reach new markets and engage with them
  • How to raise your community business profile
  • Which social media to choose
  • What to post and how to be sure your business is seen
  • How to create content that engages
  • How to use social media for recruitment drives
  • The value of promoted posts
  • How to use short video clips
  • The importance of personal branding across LinkedIn
  • Why blogs are important

‍Presenter: -

Nick Pandolfi works with businesses across the UK enabling them to reach new markets, showing best practise through content creation.

He is an award-winning content creator.


FAQs

What are the criteria for attendance?

Power to Change has identified the following 4 essential criteria as to what makes your business a “Community Business” and you must meet these criteria to qualify for a place on this training workshop. Therefore, please consider and ask yourself whether your answers to the following are 'Yes'.

Is your Community Business...

1) Locally Rooted?

A business started by local people that will benefit the immediate community.

2) Accountable to the community?

The local community must have a genuine say in how the business is run – the majority of management and trustees should be drawn from the community.

3) Trading for the benefit of the local community?

A Community Business makes money by trading products and services. The profit is invested to deliver more activities/services that benefit local people.

4) Has a broad community benefit?

Community Businesses are set up to address local needs and contribute to a broader sense of confidence and pride in a place. They run events, activities or services to meet community needs, to be inclusive and provide opportunities for people to be involved in.


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

18+ - no ID required.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is car parking available on site and nearby.

What can I bring into the event?

Tablet or Phone device.


How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

email: maggie@menta.org.uk.


What's the refund policy?

30 days

Tutor:

Nick Pandolfi

Nick has more than thirty years experience in audience engagement and communication, having worked for some of the largest media organisations. He thrives on helping business reach their potential with their social media and ensuring their business message hits the targeted audience

From content creation to an understanding of audience reach and engagement.

Nick has twice been named BBC radio presenter of the year and his experience in broadcast media allows him to share his insight across a number of new courses and masterclasses for MENTA.

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