Design Trust Marketing 3

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Practical social media & email marketing for small creative businesses

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About this Event

A Big House Event supported by Real Creative Futures Digital

Please note: If you have already accessed 12 or more hours of support from The Big House, you may be placed on a waiting list and your place is not guaranteed until you receive confirmation from The Big House Events Team.

This is part of a series of 3 workshops. Please check you are available to take part in all workshops before signing up.

WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

  • Workshop 3: Practical social media & email marketing for small creative businesses What are the most popular social media tools for creative businesses? And how to use them for your business? Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook, LinkedIn.
  • How to identify and approach your ideal clients and network online and via social media.
  • Email or blogging… What’s best?
  • Practical email marketing – how to get people to sign up, read and action your emails.
  • How to write a good introduction email – to send to potential trade clients and press.
  • How to create a great email campaign – identify your own email marketing topics and formats that your clients will love to hear about.
  • Create your own email marketing action plan.
  • Create your own social media calendar with relevant topics.
  • How to stop wasting your time on social media.

Homework in advance? Who are the 50 people that need to know of you.

WHO IS PATRICIA VAN DEN AKKER?

Patricia van den Akker is the Director of The Design Trust, an online business school for designers and makers, who has worked for over 20 years as a creative business advisor, trainer and coach with 1 000s of creatives. The website gets over 40k visits/month.

Patricia is known for her practical but strategic approach to business development raining. She regularly runs professional development workshops for the Royal College of Ars, University of the Arts London/ Central St Martins, University College London, Space Studios London/ Cockpit Arts, Yorkshire Art Space, Plymouth School of Arts, and various trade fair and craft show organisations.

HOW DO I BOOK TICKETS?

This event is free, but space is limited. You must be enrolled with The Big House and/or RCF-D. Space is limited, so make sure to book your ticket today to guarantee your place.

PLEASE NOTE: The Big House events are free to you, because they are funded – however there is a cost attached to them for us and we are a not-for-profit organisation. So, if you have registered to come, your place will have been paid for. Our events are very popular and we often have a waiting list. With this in mind, if for any reason you are unable to attend it is very important that you cancel your ticket on Eventbrite as soon as possible, to enable someone else to take your place.

If you have already accessed 12 or more hours of support you may be placed on a waiting list - your place is not guaranteed until you receive confirmation from RCF-D Team.

CONTACT US

If you have any questions and/or would like any further information about this event, please contact the Events Team at RCF@nae.org.uk or telephone 0115 924 8630.

WHAT IS THE BIG HOUSE PROGRAMME?

The Big House offers fully-funded business support, mentoring, workshops, networking events, access to grants for creative and digital businesses in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. Visit bighouse.org.uk for the complete details of the programme. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

As this event is part of a European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) initiative, we will require you to be enrolled in The Big House Programme, prior to attending. If you are not already enrolled, you will find the appropriate form at: https://bighouse.org.uk/ Please download and complete the form and bring it with you to the event, as it will be required when signing in.

If you would like any further information on this programme, please contact bighouse@creativequarter.com

NB: We will be documenting the event. If you do not wish to be included in images or videos that may be used later for marketing purposes, please let us know beforehand.

This project is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund 2014 - 2020

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Wednesday 1st April 2020

11:00am - 16:30pm GMT

39-41 Gregory Boulevard
New Art Exchange
Nottingham
, NG7 6BE ,

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