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In this month's SPOTLIGHT feature we talk to freelance copywriter Nicki Cawood.
1. When did you start your business?
I’ve been offering copywriting services and blogging since 2006. I’ve worked with a vast number of clients, on some fabulous projects across a wide range of sectors in that time.
2. What led you to start a business/how did it all begin?
After my eldest son was born I wanted a change of pace and to work from home. I
Have you hit a STOP in the growth of your reach on Facebook? Not 100% on how to use Facebook to help grow your business but already using it?
Event date: 6th March 2019
Event location: The Durham Ox, West Way, York, YO61 4TE
Event time: 09:30 – 16:30
Click here to book via Eventbrite.
- Review current social media & marketing activity
- Define target audience & are they using social media & if so which
New Year motivation for your online presence with the fabulous Pascal Fintoni. Pascal is well known as the North’s online digital expert, and this is a great opportunity for North Yorkshire FSB members to get substantial, detailed training on the latest online trends with specific practical advice tailored to your small business. Just one morning can equip you with the knowledge to create your own digital marketing plan for the year ahead and the information on future proofing your
Thirsk independent traders have collaborated to create a their very own ‘Christmas in Thirsk’ video on social media, a spoof of the Visa UK Christmas advert, featuring local shopkeepers singing along to the Mariah Carey song ‘All I Want For Christmas is You’. The commercial is a rallying cry to the community to shop local in the run up to Christmas.
Richard Gladstone of the Connection Gallery Thirsk, said “I really like the Visa UK Christmas Advert but when I
Join us for our delayed Christmas Lunch in February at The Durham Ox, Crayke
Event date:Wednesday 20th February 2019
Event time: 12 noon
Venue address: The Durham Ox, Westway, Crayke, Easingwold, YO62 4TE
The lunchtime event will be a format of informal and relaxed networking. In 2019 we want to offer different timings and days (rather than just breakfast meetings) to attract a wide range of individuals.
Members of the T&DBA and non-members are all welcome, it will be the same
Join us for our first T&DBA breakfast networking event of 2019 at The Golden Fleece, Thirsk.
Date: Thursday 24 January 2019
Time: 7:30am - 9am
Location: The Golden Fleece Hotel, Market Place, Thirsk. YO7 1LL
The event will be a format of relaxed networking with a breakfast & coffee/tea included.
Members of the T&DBA will be able sign up with a free ticket, non-members will have to sign up with a paid ticket. Click here to register for the event.
The Thirsk Coworking Group is a popular FREE informal coworking event for freelancers, small business owners, homeworkers and those who are otherwise self-employed. Those attending are free to bring their laptops and paperwork etc and enjoy working alongside others, collaborating, chatting and so on. Sessions such as these are great for accountability (getting that piece of work done that you procrastinate over at home/the office), sharing experiences, offering advice and support as appropriate and working alongside like-minded individuals.
Would your business benefit from a fully-funded digital marketing workshop programme at no cost to you?
Are you struggling with Social Media and the constant updates?
Starting up your own business and don't know where to begin to attract customers?
Is your website failing to bring in new customers?
Thanks to support, part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund and Coventry University Enterprises, CU Scarborough is offering small to medium businesses a chance to gain a better understanding of the
The Digital Advantage programme offers fully funded support to businesses across North Yorkshire (excluding York postcodes) in different ways. This support can be a ‘mix and match’ of the following:
- Workshops. These are two-day sessions (usually held a week apart), with delegates required to attend both days. The workshops are practical; delegates are encouraged to bring along laptops, tablets etc and designed to increase knowledge and improve the use of SEO, social media etc. To book a place, simply
Thirsk Clock has recently created a trading arm called 'Clock Works' that has three key aims:
- To generate a surplus from trading to invest in the delivery of our' charity's front-line work with people in our community, such as our job clubs and advice drop-ins.
- To create opportunities skill development, volunteering and job opportunities for local people.
- To have a positive impact on our environment by reducing