Opportunity to take your business or idea to the next level

Opportunity to take your business or idea to the next level

COLBEA is a not-for-profit organisation committed to supporting economic development through business in Essex. To do this, Colbea is offering a wide a range of training courses for free or very low cost to help individuals from new and existing organisations learn skills to help them achieve success.

This compliments Colbea’s existing business advice service where small to medium enterprises can receive up to 3, one-to-one mentoring sessions to develop their businesses further. Find out more about the upcoming courses below, call on 01206 548 833 or visit www.colbea.co.uk for more information on how Colbea can help!

Taking Your Business Digital 2-Day Workshop, 18th & 19th November 2019

This compelling workshop is designed for businesses that want to use technology and software to help streamline their business activities. The course will explore e-mail platforms, CRM systems, website platforms, social media, multimedia and teamworking platforms such as Slack & Trello.

At the end of the 2-day workshop you will leave with an understanding of online tools and resources that are available to help you grow your business and to work smarter not harder.

To book or find out more please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/taking-your-business-digital-registration-65024980467 or call on 01206 548833.

 Introduction to Business Workshop, 22nd January 2020

Are you thinking of starting a business in 2020? This 1-day workshop is designed for anyone thinking about or starting a business and it will take you through a step-by-step process of setting up and structuring your business. It’s all about getting started – how to prepare yourself, your finances and explore your business idea in depth. We’ve helped thousands of new business get started – will you be our next success story?

To book or find out more please visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/introduction-to-business-workshop-wednesday-january-22nd-2020-tickets-61032805765 or call on 01206 548833.

In the Market for Success, January – April 2020

In The Market For Success is a series of 6 workshops beginning 27th January 2020. This is a perfect opportunity for aspiring businesswomen to access all the training, resources and support you need to get started in business and take your business idea to the market.

This course will explore business planning, promotion, developing your product, social media, finance as well as evaluating your business plans and your next steps.

To book or find out more please visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/im4s-course-4-january-april-2020-colchester-tickets-73571573557 or call on 01206 548833.

Master Your Marketing, February – June 2020

The Master Your Marketing training package includes 5 expert workshops delivered by Footprint Digital available at a discount of over 30%. This package is for those who are interested in furthering their knowledge about marketing and analytics.

The package includes:

  • Fundamentals of Analytics
  • Boost Your Business on Google
  • Get More From Google Ads
  • Create More Customers
  • Social Media: Make Your Advertising Work

To book or find out more please visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/master-your-marketing-footprint-digital-package-tickets-78419140761 or call on 01206 548833.

Fundamentals of Analytics, 4th February 2020

Fundamentals of Analytics sets up everything that follows, as without analytics set up properly, Search Engine Optimisation, Pay-Per-Click, and other digital marketing elements and ineffective. This is designed for those who would like to be able to measure the success of their marketing effectively.

The course will cover what is good and bad tracking, and how to use this to drive success through the business, google analytics and search engine optimisation.

To book or find out more please visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/fundamentals-of-analytics-tickets-78408436745 or call 01206 548833.

Boost Your Business On Google, 2nd March 2020

Boost Your Business On Google is designed for those who would like to learn how to improve a website’s ranking on Google. The course is focused around Search Engine Optimisation and begins by exploring Google. This is then followed by looking at what is required to make a website ranking higher on Google, what is important for Google, how to find the right keywords, as well as important things to try and avoid.

To book or find out more please visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/boost-your-business-on-google-tickets-78410861999 or call on 01206 548833.

Get More From Google Ads, 9th April 2020

Get More From Google Ads is designed for those interested in developing their knowledge of Google advertisements and what results they could have. Within this course you will explore building and optimising a Pay-Per-Click campaign. It begins with research and finding out whether it’s worth the business doing, and what the potential results could be. You will also look at how to structure a Pay-Per-Click account in the most optimal way and explore how to create compelling adverts to make your business a success.

To book or find out more please visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/get-more-from-google-ads-tickets-78411229097 or call on 01206 548833.

Create More Customers, 11th May 2020

Create More Customers is designed for those who want to expand their customer base through marketing. You will explore what Conversion Rate Optimisation is, and how it makes a difference to a business. The course will also include important elements to consider from a User Experience perspective, explore what makes a good test and how to make it live, and what to do with the results you obtain.

To book or find out more please visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/create-more-customers-tickets-78411578141 or call on 01206 548833.

Social Media: Make Your Advertising Work, 15th June 2020

Social Media: Make Your Advertising Work is designed for those who want to expand their social media presence as well as their knowledge of social media. This will begin by exploring various social media platforms such as, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and Youtube. This course will look into the merits and disadvantages of each platform, whether it is worth using paid social media, how to set up each different platform and how to assess your success.

To book or find out more please visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/social-media-make-your-advertising-work-tickets-78411856975 or call on 01206 548833.