Launch of New Social Media Marketing Programme for businesses
Newry, Mourne and Down District Council has developed a new business support programme to help SMEs in the area to develop the skills and confidence to grow using a variety of social media platforms.
As part of NMD Business Growth programme, the Social Media Marketing Programme is FREE for local businesses to avail of and aims to help establish or increase online presence via social media.
The NMD Business Growth programme is part funded by Invest Northern Ireland and the European Regional Development Fund under the Investment for Growth & Jobs Northern Ireland (2014 -2020) programme.
The purpose of this new programme is to provide practical support to owner-managers of businesses who wish improve their online activity and explore opportunities to attract new customers using platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.
Support is open to any small business located in the Newry, Mourne and Down District Council area with less than 50 employees and registration is free.
What does the programme involve?
4 workshops – facilitated by industry experts, to help participants understand the fundamentals of a successful social media marketing strategy and learn new skills to showcase, promote and grow your business:
- An Introduction to Social Media for Business Users
- Selecting the best Social Platforms for your Business Sector and Audience
- Creating effective and compelling content for your online channels
- Creating strong and impactful multimedia content – imagery and video
Tailored one to one mentoring – to help you transfer the skills you have learned through the workshops into practice.
How to Apply?
If you would be interested in taking part in this FREE business support programme, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 079 2018 7978 for more information.
REGISTER INTEREST BY 1PM, FRIDAY 30TH APRIL.