Kickstart your online shop or brush up on e-commerce skills with a new series of free events in London running from September to November. The Go and Grow Online series will be hosted by Enterprise Nation.
Emma Jones, founder of Enterprise Nation and other small business experts aim to help you learn how to start and grow a successful online retail business and the nice guys at iwoca are sponsoring the events.
Event dates & topics
Wednesday 18th September – How to get an online presence
A cost and performance comparison of leading template website providers and set-up instructions so you leave feeling confident on how to create your home on the web. Panelists include business experts from leading template website providers: Moonfruit and Powa.com
Wednesday 16th October – Go global with your online shop
Pick up the tips you need on how to make sales on these powerful platform sites that will introduce you and your product/services to customers across the globe. Panelists include business experts from Elance.com and Folksy
Wednesday 30th October – Embracing social media and SEO
Learn from the experts on how to make the most of social media to successfully promote your brand and become an expert in your field. Panelists include Luke Smith, Founder of Croud, Mike Tinmouth, Head of social media for Vodafone small business and freelance social media pro’s, Alison Battisby and Alicia Cowan.
Wednesday 13th November – Raising Funds for your eCommerce Business
Find out about the sources of finance available to you as a small business and how to go about accessing them. Panelists include business experts from – IWOCA, Crowdfunder, StartUp Loans and PayPal
Wednesday 27th November – Customer Conversion, How to Turn Browsers into Buyers
Attracting people to your website but not converting those visits into sales? Attend this event to gain practical tips & tricks to turn browsers into buyers. Panelists include business experts from Ve Interactive, Built By Click and John Hayes, author of ‘A crash course into email marketing’.
You’ll need to book for these events which will all be held at Club Workspace Bankside, London. Attendees of an event will also receive a free startup book, worth £12.99, which includes over £500-worth of savings on business essentials.