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SMW Bristol: Small Business Social Media Summit

June 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

- £20

The Small Business Social Media Summit returns for a third year! Join fast growing national small business network Enterprise Nation for three hours of expert insight into how start-ups, entrepreneurs and small business owners can make the most of social media.

Hosted by Bristol-based journalist and Enterprise Nation head of content Dan Martin and featuring top experts and entrepreneurs who have successfully used social platforms to make sales, you’ll leave with all you need for an effective social media strategy.

10am: Arrival

10.10am – 10.40am: The Bristol diner powered by social media

Jon Finch and Ben Merrington join Enterprise Nation’s Dan Martin to share insights from their entrepreneurial journey and the role social media has played. They’re the founders behind Grillstock, the music and meat festival which they ran successfully before leaving the business. They now run Quay St Diner, a vibrant Californian diner in the centre of Bristol that’s inspired by the sunny shores and fresh produce of the Golden State.

10.40am – 11.10am: How to make a success of blogging for your business

In just two years, Bex Band built a successful career from her passion for going on adventures. She created Love Her Wild with over 6,000 members, established herself as an influencer and has run dozens of sell-out events and expeditions. At the heart of everything is a blog; an online space that represents who Bex is and a platform that drives thousands of people to her site. In this talk, find out how you too can grow a blog to support your business.

11.10am – 11.30am: Coffee break

11.30am – 12pm: How your business can become Insta-awesome 

Join Katherine George, Facebook and Instagram accredited #SheMeansBusiness mentor and founder of Oh So Social, for this quick fire talk all about Instagram. Katherine will share the latest updates direct from Instagram HQ, best practice and her top tips on how to make you and your business Insta-awesome.

12pm – 12.30pm: Developing content strategies for small businesses

Creating a content strategy that matches customer journeys helps build trust and ensures content is relevant to the people you’re targeting. In this talk, Chris Goodfellow, Enterprise Nation deputy head of content and founder of Box 2 Media, will use practical examples to show how small business owners can make sure their content builds a brand that resonates with the reader.

12.30pm: The start-ups powered by social media

Inspiring small business owners share their entrepreneurial stories and how they use social media.

Speakers include:
Claire Russell, Enterprise Nation member and founder of playHOORAY!, who has organically grown a community of 65,000 followers on Instagram.
Matt Dyson, co-founder of Rockit, the award winning portable baby rocker for pushchairs and prams that’s sold around the world.

1pm: Close

Enterprise Nation is a network of small businesses and business advisers that has helped thousands of people achieve their goals. Whether you’re starting or growing a business, we have the resources, expertise, and connections to help you get it right.

You can read more about the speakers here.

Details

Date:
June 13
Time:
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cost:
£20
Event Categories:
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Organiser

SMW Bristol
Email:
info@smwbristol.co.uk

Venue

Everyman Cinema Bristol
Whiteladies Road
Bristol, BS8 2NH United Kingdom
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Website:
https://www.everymancinema.com/bristol

Details

Date:
June 13
Time:
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cost:
£20
Event Categories:
,

Organiser

SMW Bristol
Email:
info@smwbristol.co.uk

Venue

Everyman Cinema Bristol
Whiteladies Road
Bristol, BS8 2NH United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Website:
https://www.everymancinema.com/bristol