Marketing

Effectively communicate and connect with your customers

Knowledge

advice
B2B Events - Enabling Business Growth or a Mercenary Marketing Tactic?
Engage with your clients and prospects whilst providing useful knowledge, information and access to new networks.
case study
Marketing That Drives Sales
Procol
guide
Developing a Marketing Plan
Developing a marketing plan is one of the most effective ways for a small business to survive and thrive, especially in increasingly competitive times...
guide
Selling Goods Online
In this guide, we outline the legal requirements for traders selling goods (products or digital content) online.
guide
Creating a Marketing Strategy
This factsheet explains the importance of having a marketing strategy, and how to use it properly to maximise the success of a business. It also inclu...
advice
Profiling Your Target Market
This factsheet provides an introduction to profiling your target market and customers and explains the importance of fully understanding their needs.

Resources

162 websites with amazing free stock photos & images

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Finding the perfect free stock photos for any creative project can be a nightmare. You can spend hours searching for websites providing images that only just meet your visual criteria. Then you have to check attribution details, copyright licenses and if you can even download images in the size you need.

Free-Stock-Photos
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Marketing resource for business

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The Donut website is aimed at helping businesses to succeed by providing reliable information and resources that can save business owners time and money.

http://www.marketingdonut.co.uk/
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Partnership marketing for start-ups (Innovate UK)

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Short video from Innovate UK featuring tips on successful partnership marketing for start-ups

Youtube.com/InnovateUK
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News

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The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise - Could you be t...
Top tips for a successful Queen's Awards application - Deadline 12th September
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"Marketing is a contest for people's attention" - ...
New Swindon & Wiltshire Growth Hub Marketing Executive Role
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Design Council Launches Design Economy 2018 Report
The Design Economy 2018 highlights the substantial contribution design makes to the UK.

Events

Social Media Made Easy - September

Swindon
Park House, Church Place
Business West - Enterprise Services
https://www.businesswest.co.uk/

This workshop is perfect for you if you want to know how social media can be more effective for your business.

There are so many social media opportunities that just knowing where to start can be overwhelming for business owners new to social media marketing.

During this workshop we will discuss which social media platforms and strategies will best suit your business, how they work together, and what each of them can bring to your business.

You will learn:

  • The purpose and opportunities of using social media

  • An effective strategy for enhanced customer engagement

  • Which social media platforms are important

  • What you should be doing with your social media traffic

  • What content you can share on the different platforms

  • How to create appealing content that will engage your audience

  • The tools you can use to monitor social media activity

  • The importance of Video, Live Streaming, Facebook Groups, Twitter Lists, Instagram, Pinterest

By the end of the workshop you will have created a social media plan for your business and you’ll have the resources you need to support your business online.

While it is not prerequisite, we highly advise you to attend our Marketing Made Easy workshop before booking on to this workshop, click here to view available dates.

For more information, contact our team on 01275 376 233.

Please note, due to the limited spaces on this workshop, we can only accept one person per business, ideally the business owner. Also, due to the funding of this programme, places are restricted to businesses based in Swindon and Wiltshire.

These workshops run every month, click here to view available dates.

This workshop is part of the SME Growth Programme funded by the European Regional Development Fund, Swindon Borough Council and Wiltshire Council.


Insights

Making the Most of the Exhibition
Tips and tricks to make sure you're getting your ROI when you exhibit.
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SWOT it Out
A SWOT analysis is a strategic planning tool designed to help you to understand your business accord...
Strategic marketing - Whitepaper
Marketing strategy forms the fundamental base for any new start-up or established business looking t...
Why Marketing Strategy is a Business Imperative.
At its simplest form, a marketing strategy is used to explain how an organisation will accomplish pr...
The 12 Benefits of Market Research
Market research is a crucial part of any and all marketing plans. Although businesses may think they...