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EPIC Sessions

28th April 2020

The EPIC Sessions consist of a series of seminars both on latest manufacturing techniques, technology, digital marketing and the grass roots of running your business. To be eligible for this programme of support, businesses should be an SME. Check out some of their upcoming events below:

 

The EPIC Sessions – Wednesday 29th April – 9.30am (4hrs) – Project Management

In this workshop we will explore how you can improve your project management and task delivery skills. Everything from new product or service development to new web sites or marketing plans will benefit from a range of project management skills. We will explore some of the new tools and techniques that you can adopt to help you run and manage your business in a digital world. We will introduce the concepts of AGILE project management. Agile project management and is aimed at anyone who runs or manages their own projects – particularly in partnership or collaboration with others too. It is aimed at non-professionals who run or want to run projects better. Either internal or external projects, to help you drive your business forward. – contact jilly@cosmic.org.uk to book in.

 

The EPIC Sessions – Friday 1st May – 9.30am (4hrs) An Introduction to Instagram and Pinterest

"A picture paints a thousand words" and Instagram is a highly effective way to communicate with your audience.
Hone your Instagram & Pinterest skills in this workshop, learn how to create a great presence for you business, grow your audience and create quality engagement.
Both photographs and video have become integral to social media and web sites over the last few years to the extent that customers tend to:
- Take action after viewing an ad, such as navigating to a website or clicking a link.
- Retain 95 percent of a message when viewed in a video, compared to 10 percent when read in text.
- Spend 88 percent more time on a website with video.
- Share social videos more often than text and images combined.
- Make a purchase after watching branded social videos.

Sign up here.

 

The EPIC Sessions – Friday 15th May – 9.30am (4hrs) Video & Photography – Make them Zing for your Online Platforms

Both photographs and video have become integral to social media and web sites over the last few years to the extent that customers tend to:
- Take action after viewing an ad, such as navigating to a website or clicking a link.
- Retain 95 percent of a message when viewed in a video, compared to 10 percent when read in text.
- Spend 88 percent more time on a website with video.
- Share social videos more often than text and images combined.
- Make a purchase after watching branded social videos.
The workshop will also look at the creation and use of stills and video and a section on how to talk to camera.

Sign up here.

 

 

The EPIC Sessions – Wednesday 20th May – 9.30am (4hrs) Website Design & Search Engine Optimisation

Ever wondered how to get your website to the top of a Google search? This workshop will give you a good understanding of the basic principles of Search Engine Optomisation (SEO) and website design. We will explore some of the tools and resources that are available for you and your business to really shine in the digital World.

Sign up here.