Posted: Mon 31st Mar 2014
We've partnered with Microsoft and UPS to put on a series of free events in London to help people take their online businesses from idea stage to world stage, with experts in e-commerce, funding and marketing.
The 'Go and Grow Online' events will take place at Microsoft's London headquarters, hosted by Enterprise Nation founder and business expert Emma Jones, who'll be bringing together entrepreneurs and experts that include:
Rob Forkan, co-founder of Gandys Flip Flps
Alison Battisby, social media expert
Mei Shui, managing director of Virgin StartUp
Tamsin Fox-Davies, social media expert for Constant Contact
Cristoph Rieche, founder of e-commerce funder IWOCA
Keith Devon, Wordpress developer
Rob Calvert, founder of digital agency Click
Dates and topics
What's the plan?
14th May, 6.30pm-8pm
Essential tips for the very start of your business venture - how to cultivate your idea and research the market, and choose the right e-commerce platform or online marketplace for you.
Building an online presence
21st May, 6.30pm-8pm
Get comfortable with your online business - whether you're putting it together using an e-commerce platform or working with a developer to build something bespoke.
Make some noise!
29th May, 6.30pm-8pm
Drive traffic to your e-commerce website with tips and tricks from marketing, social media and SEO experts.
12th June, 6.30pm-8pm
Find out about funding opportunities that are available to you and your business, and hear tips on how to apply.
Growing your online shop
26th June, 6.30pm-8pm
Learn how to grow your online with advanced-level advice on turning visitors into customers and introducing your products to a global market.
Free Microsoft Office workshops, copies of Office 365
When you book a free ticket to 'Go and Grow Online', you're invited to come to a free Microsoft workshop before the event to learn how to make technology work for your online business. Find out more when you book a free ticket to 'Go and Grow Online'.
Take a look at the dates and topics above, then pick a 'Go and Grow Online' event below to book your free tickets. If you can't see the booking form below, you can visit our Eventbrite page here.