Google My Business – How to Get Found Locally

Discover how to optimise your Google My Business listing and grow your business with smart and simple local SEO strategies. Want to learn how to keep returning customers engaged and convert new customers through your Google My Business listing? Google My Business(GMB) has become the most important tool in your Local SEO strategy and NI companies need to fully understand how to utilise all its features to drive more customers.

In this webinar, we will cover:

How to set up Google My Business if you do not already have it

How to optimise your visibility including Covid-19 attributes

Attracting more traffic – Google Posts, Messages, Products etc.

How does Google My Business fit into your content strategy

Why you should care about Google My Business

How Google My Business can help you with SEO

Tender for Growth – Meet the Buyer

The NMD Tender for Growth Programme – Meet the Buyer event has been scheduled for Thursday 23rd September.

This Supplier Engagement event will take place online and interested attendees need to register via www.nmdsupplierengagement.eventbrite.com.

Don’t miss out on this unique chance to meet potential new business partners and to gain expert insight into the best ways to win tendering and procurement opportunities. 

Building your networks to win more business

As part of the highly successful NMD Tender for Growth programme, which is part funded by Newry, Mourne and Down District Council, Invest Northern Ireland and the European Regional Development Fund under the Investment for Growth & Jobs Northern Ireland (2014 -2020) programme, this workshop is aimed specifically at SME/Micro Enterprise Owner-Managers in the region.

This workshop will cover different ways in which you can exploit your networks to win new contracts. The main areas of focus will be:

  • Getting to know the key buyers in your industry with a view to sourcing out below-threshold contract opportunities
  • Getting to know the key suppliers in your industry with a view to building a team / consortia bid for larger opportunities

This workshop will be hosted virtually using Zoom – a link will be sent to you in advance of the workshop. If you require assistance in using Zoom, a member of the Full Circle team can help you.

Enterprise Week 2021

SAVE THE DATE! 8 – 12 November 2021

Last year, the Newry, Mourne and Down District Council business community participated in a week-long programme focusing in on economic supports and recovery across key sectors.  In 2021, Enterprise Week will deliver Seminars, workshops, networking opportunities and mentoring sessions, with the week offering something for all Newry, Mourne and Down District Council businesses, from business start-up, to sole traders to global businesses.

Our 2021 programme of events will be announced here in October 2021.

Tendering Opportunities: Where to find them & where to start!

As part of the highly successful NMD Tender for Growth programme, which is part funded by Newry, Mourne and Down District Council, Invest Northern Ireland and the European Regional Development Fund under the Investment for Growth & Jobs Northern Ireland (2014 -2020) programme, this workshop is aimed specifically at SME/Micro Enterprise Owner-Managers in the region.

This workshop will be a basic introduction to Tendering – aimed at demonstrating that Tenders are accessible to SMEs in a wide range of sectors. It will include:

• An outline of the NI/ROI Procurement Landscape

• A rundown of the essentials you need to consider before getting started

• The opportunity to hear from a past participant on the NMD Tender for Growth Programme about their experiences in ‘getting started’

This workshop will be hosted virtually using Zoom – a link will be sent to you in advance of the workshop.

If you require assistance in using Zoom, a member of the Full Circle team can help you.