Marketing Events in 2016

  Beryl Pettitt is speaking and giving advice on marketing at some Nottinghamshire events over the next few months. They are all  fun relaxed events, so come along, meet other businesses and improve your marketing knowledge – booking details are below.   Ten Top Tips to Save Time on Your Marketing 24th May 6.00 – 8.00pm, NBV Enterprise Centre, Nottingham Do you find there is so much marketing that you think you should be doing, but just not enough time? How do you keep up with finding stuff to share on social media, or write content for your website? It can all feel
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Social Media and Marketing Training Day

Maximise Your Marketing Workshop Tuesday 6th November 2012 Nottingham Racecourse, NG2 4BE Are you using Facebook and Twitter for your business, but not sure you’re getting the most from your efforts? Would you like your business to be featured in the media, but don’t know how to go about it? Then join us for this hands-on full day workshop at Nottingham Racecourse on Tuesday 6th November. For just £96 you will learn how to – Write and send out press releases – Research the media – Build a database of contacts And to get the most from Twitter and Facebook,
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Promote your business Online

Join us for an informal workshop and learn how to promote your business online through an effective website and focused marketing strategy. Bring your laptops and questions and get real world advice! Thursday 5th July, 6pm – 8pm Cafe Piano, 1 Westgate, Southwell, Notts NG25 0JN – Getting your marketing strategy right – What you need to know before getting a new website – Domain names, hosting, CMS, blogs and ecommerce – what does it all mean? – How to drive traffic to your website – Search engine optimisation basics Hosted by Beryl Pettitt, director of Ridgeway Marketing and Nick Hayward,
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Social Media Mayhem

Watch the Social Media Mayhem video on Facebook here Naomi Johnson, social media specialist, and Beryl Pettitt are running  a Social Media and Marketing Workshop on the 10th July at the CORE Conference Centre near Retford. This really is a not to be missed opportunity for small and large businesses and sole traders alike – viral social media and marketing is one of the best ways to stay in contact with your customers and business associates, share your updates, run competitions and attract new business.  Did you know that most Facebook users have on average 100+ friends – what better way
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Online Marketing Conference

I was at the Online Marketing Conference at the East Midlands Conference Centre this week. Once again, it was very useful – and free! The speakers were excellent, particularly Graham Jones, Andrew Grill, and Ian Lockwood. Sadly I missed Media Snackers, whom I am told was brilliant too. Ian Lockwood explained the biggest change which is likely to affect all of our businesses – the launch of Panda by Google. This is a change in the ranking algorithm “to reduce rankings for low quality sites”. So what does Google think is a low quality site? It is all down to content – not enough
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