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 4th May
Event: Getting your business book written… RIGHT NOW!
Organiser: Festival of Enterprise
As the saying goes; “Everyone has a book in them”. Join author of twelve books & business publishing expert Lucy McCarraher to discover:
- Why every entrepreneur and founder should write and publish their business book – and why this is even more vital in a time of pandemic.
- Five ways that your business book will build your business, your influence and your client base.
- Key steps to quickly planning, writing and publishing your business book.
Lucy McCarraher is an author, publisher, mentor and speaker.
She has written twelve books, is the co-Founder and Managing Editor of Rethink Press, Dent Global Publish Mentor for the Key Person of Influence programme, and Founder of the Business Book Awards. She has a post-graduate diploma (DTLLS) in Adult Literacy and Creative Writing.
Lucy helps entrepreneurs raise their authority, increase their client base, raise their fees, get speaking gigs and visibility through writing and publishing their books.
Booking link: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/writing-your-business-book/register?utm_source=webinar&utm_medium=foewebinarlisting&utm_campaign=foewebinarlisting
Tuesday 5th May
Event:ONLINE LIVE – Social Media Training for SMEs (Generating leads during Coronavirus)
Organiser: Great British Expos
This session will cover:
- How to use Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram for Business Lead Generation
• Discover why 90% of all marketers say social media marketing has increased their business exposure.
• Understand why 66% of marketers that spend at least 6 hours on social per week have seen more leads
• Understand the importance of using social media to generate highly qualified leads for your business
• Let us help you find your audience and target market
• Find out the best times and ways to engage with your target audience
• Learn which social media platform is best used to promote your industry/ sector
• Live Q&A with leading trainer
Time: 12:30 – 14:00
Booking link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/online-live-social-media-training-for-smes-generating-leads-during-coronavirus-tickets-104295412386
Wednesday 8th May
Event: LIVE: Secrets of Successful Sales Training with Alison Edgar
If you don’t sell, you don’t have a business. In Secrets of Successful Sales, Alison Edgar brings together psychology and sales to help you develop a winning strategy for increasing sales and growing your business. Centred around Alison’s Four Key Pillars of Sales methodology, this session will enable you to understand customer behaviours, provide you with a foolproof process, and explain how to create an effective strategy, and close with confidence.
Booking link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/live-secrets-of-successful-sales-trainin-with-alison-edgar-tickets-104297649076?aff=ebdshpffollowedprofiles
Thursday 7th May
Event: Lunch and learn with Enterprise Nation: Using TikTok for your business
Enterprise Nation are hosting daily ‘lunch and learn’ webinars to give you a boost, offer some advice, and hopefully become part of your daily business schedule. Enterprise Nation Founder, Emma Jones, will interview guests from the worlds of enterprise and policy, and you can get your questions answered by the experts.
On Thursday 7th May the lunch time session will look at using TikTok for your business.
Alex Hull an expert from Social Chain,will run-through the basics of the app, and will go on to explain how you can create engaging content on TikTok, to grow your following and awareness of your brand.
Please send any questions you’d like Alex to answer during the webinar to firstname.lastname@example.org
Booking link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/lunch-and-learn-using-tiktok-for-your-business-tickets-103946930066
Friday 8th May
VE Day Celebrations
Channel 1945 spirit in lockdown this Friday as we all celebrate the 75th anniversary of VE Day.
Victory in Europe Day, generally known as VE Day is a day celebrating the formal acceptance by the Allies of World War II of Nazi Germany’s unconditional surrender of its armed forces on Tuesday 8th May 1945.
The 2020 May Day Bank Holiday was moved to mark this special anniversary, but due to the coronavirus pandemic many of the planned VE Day 75 events have been cancelled but there are lots of ways you can celebrate and mark the day online.
Share with us your celebrations by tweeting your pics to @TBESW
NEXT TUESDAY 12th May 2020
Event: Liftoff from lockdown
Join Business Exchange readers from across Bath & Somerset and Swindon & Wiltshire to discuss how we can work together to get business moving again post lockdown as we know it.
Via Zoom we will host an interactive session, encouraging people to come along to the webinar armed with ideas to support one another and our local economy.
Organiser: The Business Exchange South West
Booking link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/lift-off-from-lockdown-tickets-104311576734
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