TBE’s Digital Diary

By Anita Jaynes on 27 April, 2020

Each week during coronavirus lockdown we will be collating online events to help you connect with the outside world and keep your brand out there whilst we’re kept in. Here is this week’s offering:

Monday 27th April

Event: Facebook Live – April Social Media roundup

Organiser: Naturally Social

Join the team from social media consultancy, Naturally Social to find out what’s been going on in the world of social media during April. The session is designed to give you top tips to help you get the most out of your social media efforts.

Time: 12:00-12:30

Cost: Free

Booking linkhttps://www.facebook.com/events/746279432529860/

Tuesday 28th April

Event: Sales Training – Generating new leads and sales during Coronavirus

Organiser: Great British Expos

This session will cover: 

• How to generate leads and sales from your online activity 
• How to utilise your social media platforms to gain new business
• Techniques and skills for telemarketing 
• Achieving high open and click through rates via email marketing 
• The power of the blog
• New technologies for instant client engagement / interaction
• Live Q&A

Time: 10:00-11:20

Cost: £19.76

Booking link: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/online-live-sales-training-generating-new-leads-sales-during-coronavirus-tickets-102077570762

Wednesday 29th April

Event: Agile working through COVID-19 and beyond

Organiser: The Business Exchange

An interactive webinar with OJO Solutions, Datasharp Integrated Communications & CND on agile working during COVID-19 and beyond.

The Business Exchange is excited to be working with OJO SolutionsDatasharp Integrated Communications and Computer Network Defence (CND) to run a special interactive webinar session to support local businesses during COVID-19. 

The webinar will be hosted by Datasharp Integrated Communications using the StarLeaf Video Meetings Platform. 

The session will look at:

  • Digital Solutions – Nathan Baranowski, Director, OJO Solutions will talk about coming up with solutions to digital problems, from enhancing what you have already, technically and digitally, to getting online fast and virtualising your business.
  • Remote Working Communications – Datasharp Integrated Communications will look at the tools available to keep your team connected and working smartly through COVID-19 and beyond.
  • Cyber Security – Andy Cuff, Computer Network Defence will address some of the burning issues affecting businesses right now including keeping your remote workforce and business secure online. 

Anita Jaynes, Managing Editor of The Business Exchange will chair the session and attendees will be invited to take part in a Q&A session. 

Time: 09:30-10:15

Cost: Free

Booking link: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/agile-working-through-covid-19-and-beyond-tickets-103341824178

Thursday 30th April

Event: Telling your story in an online world

Organiser: Lloyds Bank Academy

The way you tell your business’s story has changed. Through the power of storytelling, you can bring your business to life for your customers and influence them to read, retain and recommend your content. In order to improve your communications with your customers, it’s important to consider different learning styles and how you can simplify complex messages. In this session, you will learn:

• The power of storytelling for business

• The different learning styles of your audience

• How to convey your brand and its purpose

• How to bring your story to life and tell it effectively 

• The different ways you can tell your story online

• How to simplify your story so your audience understands it

This will be an interactive online trainer led session where you will have the opportunity to chat to other attendees and ask questions throughout.

Time: 12:15-13:30

Cost: Free

Booking link: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/telling-your-story-in-an-online-world-online-tickets-103337625620

Friday 1st May

Event: Positivity, Pivot & Proactivity Webinar

Organiser: Alison Edgar

Alison Edgar, the Entrepreneur’s Godmother and founder of Sales Coaching Solutions will be running a webinar on Friday 1st May to help you remain positive and proactive, and pivot to create new revenue streams for your business during COVID-19.

Alison said, “A lot of people talk the talk with theory. That’s not what I’ll be doing. I’ll be teaching you the methods that I have used to secure work and new clients during the pandemic and offering you hints, tips, and methodologies to help you remain positive and pivot.”

The session will cover:


  • How to manage your mind to maintain and regain positivity.
  • Techniques that you can use on a daily basis to help you manage your time.
  • Helping you to focus on the things that you can control to enhance your mindset and the lockdown experience. 


  • Showcasing some great examples of Pivot in our society today
  • Encouraging you to think outside of the box to develop opportunities to do things differently which will lead to sales.
  • Giving you contemporary strategies like BINGO to identify new revenue streams for your business.


  • Arming you with implementable methods that have been used to secure work all over the globe during the pandemic to help with pro-active sales.
  • Helping you to identify a strong purpose for contacting clients and prospects.
  • Understanding the difference between sales and marketing. It’s all about golf.
  • Social Selling (receive your FREE copy of our social selling e-book in your registration email)


Cost: £10.42+VAT

Booking link: https://alisonedgar.com/webinar/

Friday 1st May

Event: Turning stories into sales 

Organiser: Tech Swindon

Time: 12:30-14:00

Learn from PR expert Joseph Bradfield from Sussex Innovation Centre on how to share your business message with the right audience, using the right tone at the right time.

Sussex Innovation Centre was one of the first business incubators almost 30 years ago and houses over 200 growing businesses, many of which are in tech. 

Joseph has met many an enthusiastic founder, with a “make it go viral” / “my solution is unique” starting point – and taken them through the journey of defining their value proposition, marketplace and customer persona. 

Join Tech Swindon at 12.30 on Friday 1st May to become a PR savvy founder and learn how to make the most of this resource.

Cost: Free

Booking linkhttps://hopin.to/events/turning-stories-into-sales