Get Business Get Digital in 2017

Sedgemoor District Council has joined forces with West Somerset and Taunton Deane to offer a range of free business support to sole traders and businesses in the area. The programme called ‘Get Business Get Digital’ run by Cosmic. There will also be hour hours of free 1-2-1 mentoring sessions available.

A spokesman for Sedgemoor District Council said: “We are often asked by businesses where they can access advice on a range of subjects from funding and marketing to keeping up to date with digital advances. We have had excellent feedback from those who attended the previous workshops so we are really pleased to be able to run them again in 2017.”

The price is right - or is it? Thursday, 23 February 2017
Draycott Memorial Hall, Latches Lane, Draycott, Cheddar, Sedgemoor BS27 3UE
Setting the right price for a new product or service is vital and yet can be one of the biggest problems faced by small business owners. A price that is either too high or too low could have a serious impact on your sales and cashflow.

Starting your First Business - Tuesday, 7 March 2017
Exford Village Hall, Minehead, West Somerset TA24 7NH
Starting a business for the first time can be a very daunting experience. You can have a fantastic business idea, but how do you make sure it really delivers what you want it to?
This free workshop will guide you through the process in bite sized chunks. You will be shown step-by-step all the aspects that are needed to ensure your business gets off on the right foot.

Successful Social Media - Facebook - Tuesday, 7 March 2017
The Great Escape, 6 Clare Street, Bridgwater, Sedgemoor TA6 3EN
When it comes to Facebook and Business pages it seems like it is always changing. If you have decided to promote your business on Facebook then you need to be aware of the best ways to reach your audience, how to get seen and how to engage effectively. This workshop will take you through the benefits of Facebook for your business, how to build your brand, plus so much more.

Completing your first self-assessment - Tuesday, 21 March 2017 West Bagborough village hall, Taunton TA4 3EQ

Using design to help your business stand out (Canva) - Thursday, 23 March 2017
The Sanctuary, 38 Swain Street, Watchet, West Somerset TA23 0AE

Cosmic will be delivering a variety of business and digital workshops, suitable for all businesses at all levels and all free for business owners to attend. There will also be free 1-2-1 business and digital advisory sessions available.

1-2-1 mentoring sessions are available to book now by calling 0845 094 6108 to talk to a member of the projects team or by emailing Alicia on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Events for 2017 are already on the website and you can register an interest to be kept informed by subscribing to the mailing list.
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