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29 Apr
Using Outlook
Members: £80.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
09:30 - 16:00 Clickworks

Learn to make the best use of email software to safely and securely send, receive and store messages. On completion of this course you will be able to understand and use a range of basic e-mail software tools.

Delegates will learn how to:

• Use e-mail software tools and techniques to compose and send messages
• Attach files to e-mail messages and send
• Identify how to stay safe and respect others when using e-mail
• Use an address book to store and retrieve contact information
• Follow guidelines and procedures for using e-mail
• Identify when and how to respond to e-mail messages
• Identify what messages to delete and when to do so
• Organise and store e-mail messages
• Respond appropriately to common e-mail problems

30 Apr
Converting Website Visitors into Leads
Members: £65.00 + VAT
Non-members: £99.00 + VAT
09:30 - 13:00 Clickworks

Getting potential customers to your website can be expensive. Whether your business uses SEO, Pay Per Click ads, leaflet drops or print advertising, bringing customers to your door costs money.

If your website isn’t converting visitors into customers, then a significant portion of your advertising spend will be wasted. During this seminar we will identify some of the main reasons why visitors leave websites and our top tips to ensure your website converts as many visitors as possible.

Delegates will have a clear knowledge of how to evaluate, test and analyse their website along with how website users interact with their site. By understanding these key principles, attendees will be armed with the knowledge that will see them able to
make alterations to their website, analyse and test increased levels of conversions and ultimately end up with a website that has a higher conversion rate than the standard 1-2%.

Presented by Search Online Marketing

01 May
Content Marketing and Strategy
Members: £80.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
09:30 - 16:30 Clickworks

In this seminar you will learn how to leverage content marketing to your company advantage. A great piece of content lasts indefinitely, unlike paid for advertising. We have supported a
wide range of clients in producing great content that has brought in tens of thousands of visitors to their websites.

During this seminar we will be covering how to create a content marketing strategy and include a wide range of tried and tested as well as innovative content including infographics, video blogging, written content, photography, podcasts and more.

We will be showing and explaining platforms where content such as infographics can be created along with a range of outsourcing techniques for those who are short on time.

If you’re looking to gain significant residual website traffic, this seminar is for you.

Attendees will gain a clear understanding of the numerous content marketing platforms that are available to them and how to use the mostly free software which will allow their business
access to these platforms at no cost.

Upon completion delegates will know what does and does not work with content marketing and how they can focus their time and efforts on the correct types of marketing for their business in order to maximise success.

Presented by Search Online Marketing

09 May
Using Excel
Members: £80.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
09:30 - 16:30 Clickworks

Training your employees on how to use Microsoft Excel can improve your business options, as well as improving productivity, by learning the best short-cuts and formulae to use
in different situations. Microsoft Excel can help your business when managing human resources, performance reporting, and operations management, by allowing staff to store information, analyse and report. The course will cover:

• Creating spreadsheets
• Data entry
• Text and number formats
• Basic mathematical functions
• Editing cells
• Basic data analysis skills through sorting and filtering
• Using formulae to analyse data
• Making your spreadsheet secure

13 May
Using PowerPoint
Members: £80.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
09:30 - 16:30 Clickworks

Microsoft Powerpoint is the most widely used presentation software in the world. Your employees can use Microsoft Powerpoint to update their presentation skills and the software can help with a range of other jobs as well. Whether you’re getting ready to present financials or give an end of year review, Microsoft PowerPoint can help by creating a clean, visually engaging and information–rich presentation.

Delegates will learn how to:
• Create slides
• Use text boxes, shapes, images and drawing tools
• Create excellent transitions and animations
• Make a presentation flow using charts, graphs and tables

14 May
Introduction to Digital Marketing for Businesses
FREE
09:30 - 28 May 16:00 Clickworks

This course has been designed to help your staff develop and expand on their knowledge of current marketing techniques. From planning a marketing campaign, to editing a corporate video, posting on social media or create a web page, having staff who can effectively use marketing in their job role can make a significant difference to commercial operations.

Digital marketing is no longer just the job of the marketing department - in many companies, the responsibility for tasks such as updating the company website and managing the social media feeds may fall on any number of employees. On this course your staff will gain an insight in to digital marketing trends and develop skills that can be used in many roles.

To complete this course your staff should have previous experience is using computers and a good understanding of area such as file management and internet browsing.

This course will cover the following areas:

  • Creating simple web pages – using specialised software to create innovative, professional looking websites
  •  Social Media – making the most of Facebook/Twitter/LinkedIn/Hootsuite in business
  •  Video and Imaging software – editing and creating attractive presentations
  •  Search Engine Optimisation – ways to market websites in order to achieve higher Google ratings
  •  Analysing websites/social media – use of analytical software to gather data on websites/social media
  •  Email Marketing – how to create a targeted email marketing campaign
  •  Internet Safety – how to stay safe online, legislation and ways to keep information secure

This course is delivered over three full days and on successful completion of this course you will gain the City & Guilds Level 1 Award in IT Users.

15 May
Harnessing the Power of Digital
FREE
09:00 - 10:00 Clickworks

The first in a series of new networking events for the Digital & Creative sector you will hear from Adam Galloway, Managing Director at Launchcode Digital

At the age of 19, Adam Galloway is the founder of LaunchCode Digital, a digital marketing agency. In 2017 Adam was recognised as one of the Internet Society's '25 Under 25'. Adam will talk about his journey as a young entrepreneur and the creation of his business.

Adam will be joined by Jonathan Clarke, Business and Technology Manager of LCR Activate from Liverpool John Moores University, Jonathan will talk about the Creative and Digital sector in the Liverpool City Region, how it compares to the UK and beyond.

Emerging Technologies such as Artificial intelligence solutions will also be discussed and how businesses in the Creative & Digital sector can harness these technologies to help them grow.

Refreshments will be provided.

 

16 May
Facebook Advertising
Members: £65.00 + VAT
Non-members: £99.00 + VAT
09:30 - 13:00 Clickworks

Facebook ads are unlike any other form of advertising. Print advertising can be very expensive and often yields weak results with little in the way of being able to assess engagement.

Through using Facebook Ads your business can pinpoint your ideal customer right down to job role, geographic location, spending patterns, interests and much more. A truly powerful and cost-effective way to get your business in front of your ideal customer.

Presented by Search Online Marketing

20 May
Using Word
Members: £80.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
09:30 - 16:30 Clickworks

Microsoft Word can be used to create just about any kind of business document, including company reports, proposals and plans. Your employees can become more organised and help your business build a library of documents, such as invoices, statements, receipts, memos and agendas. Using Word will help staff understand and brush up on their word processing skills, so that they can work more efficiently. The course will cover:

• Using Microsoft Word to format, edit and produce text–based documents
• Creating mail merged documents
• Paragraph and font formatting
• Using tables and graphs

28 May
Using Outlook
Members: £80.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
09:30 - 16:00 Clickworks

Learn to make the best use of email software to safely and securely send, receive and store messages. On completion of this course you will be able to understand and use a range of basic e-mail software tools.

Delegates will learn how to:

• Use e-mail software tools and techniques to compose and send messages
• Attach files to e-mail messages and send
• Identify how to stay safe and respect others when using e-mail
• Use an address book to store and retrieve contact information
• Follow guidelines and procedures for using e-mail
• Identify when and how to respond to e-mail messages
• Identify what messages to delete and when to do so
• Organise and store e-mail messages
• Respond appropriately to common e-mail problems


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