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Creating Content for Digital Marketing - Bath
9am - 1pm

Creating Content for Digital Marketing
Free of Charge thanks to the European Regional development Fund, Bath and North East Somerset Council and other members of the Enterprising West of England consortium
Please Note this workshop is restricted to businesses based in Bath and North East Somerset.  If you are based elsewhere please call us to discuss how else we may be able to help.
This workshop is for businesses looking to grow, raise awareness or enhance their digital presence, through creating compelling content online. Marketing in the digital space offers many opportunities to business, but poorly planned and written content can do more harm than good to your business.
In this interactive workshop, we’ll discover how powerful a blog on your website can be to build your presence and influence online. Blogging not only builds up a library of valuable information resource for your business, that can be shared and repurposed across Social Media and other marketing channels, but a website with a blog attracts 97% more traffic.
We will look at how writing the right things in the right place at the right time can help your website move up the Google rankings and be discovered by organic searches on line.
You will take away some simple, actionable strategies to get your business noticed online; starting with setting some intentions to move forward at this workshop.
The outcome of the workshop is to understand how Digital Marketing is much more than just a website; but using its potential to bring in, and retain, customers to grow your business. 
Please note that whilst this workshop will provide help with understanding how you can use your content on Social Media we do not go into detail on any particular Social Media platform or how to manage them. 

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Finance Essentials for Business Owners - Bath
9am - 1pm

Finance Essentials for Business Owners
Free of Charge thanks to the European Regional development Fund, Bath and North East Somerset Council and other members of the Enterprising West of England consortium
This event is restricted to business based in Bath and North East Somerset.  If your business is based elsewhere please contact us to discuss how we may be able to help.
If you find business finance and forecasting daunting or want to understand what your bookkeeper or accountant is telling you, this workshop is for you.
During the course of the morning we will explore areas of business finance such as cash flow, profit and loss accounts, forecasting and bookkeeping. With experienced business advisors on hand you will complete simple exercises to help you develop your skills and knowledge so you don't get bamboozled by your accountant, but more importantly so you can manage your business’s finances and understand where you might be able to improve your profitability.
By the end of the workshop you will 
•          Have an understanding of commonly used business financial terminology
•          Understand the importance of and difference between cash & profit
•          To be able to set up and complete a cash flow
•          To be able to complete bookkeeping tasks & understand the importance of financial record keeping
•          To be able to cost & price your product or service
The workshop includes a mix of teaching and working on your own business assisted by business advisers.
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Long Running Events:

Pencil To Paint: Apr - Jun 2018
18th April - 13th June

“I think that painting today is pure intuition and luck.”
Francis Bacon on Matthew Smith (1909-1992)
For most of us, our relationship with art begins with a line. We take a pencil or a crayon and delineate our idea. In our enthusiasm, we may even attempt to colour it in. In the experience of many, that attempt leads only to disappointment. We know that a painting is more than just a coloured-in drawing, but how do we do it? What exactly is the difference?
This course explores the gulf between drawing and painting and then seeks to provide a bridge between the two disciplines. Beginning with simple pencil studies, we will then develop our work in both charcoal and ink, gaining confidence in our abilities, before embarking on five weeks of painting in bold colour.
This course is open to all-comers and is ideal for beginners or those who wish to take their art in a new direction. 
The theme for this particular 8 week Pencil To Paint course will be abstraction and we will look at how form, gesture and emotion all play their part in successful picture-making, regardless of genre.
Topics will include:
Line, measurement and proportion
Colour: theory and mixing
Tables and chairs and a roll of newsprint paper are provided. Please bring a drawing board, paper or pad and your preferred drawing media. Materials required for sessions using colour will be discussed nearer the time.
Tea, coffee and biscuits will be available for a small donation.
16:30 - 18:00
Wednesdays:  18, 25 April; 02, 09, 23, 30 May; 06, 13 June (8 x 1.5 hour sessions)