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Thursday 17th November

Friday 18th November

11.00 - 11.30

Steeve Lamontagne

THE AMAZON OPPORTUNITY: INTRODUCTION TO THIS ACCESSIBLE BUSINESS MODEL

Learn more about why running your Amazon Business is a certain fast and scalable model with a very low startup cost. Anyone can grab a share of this fast growing $ 15 trillion-dollar market place without the need to invent or develop your own products. Steeve will explain how converging business trends create a unique window of opportunity that you can take advantage of right now to change your life forever.

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11.45 - 12.15

Emma Richards

Create, Innovate & Protect - Intellectual Property explained

The seminar will cover the four main areas of intellectual property (trade marks, patents, designs and copyright) and how to protect Intellectual Property rights. It’s a great opportunity for all businesses looking for the latest information and advice on IP - direct from the Intellectual Property Office.

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12.30 - 13.00

Jonathan White

8 tips to increase your local search and online presence

Customers are continually searching online for local businesses so make sure yours is the one they find. Learn 8 top tips to help your business gain a better local online presence. Jonathan will take things back to basics and share the key ways to make a significant difference to your local online presence including understanding your key terms, SEO website tips, social media targeting and more.

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13.15 - 13.45

Tim Hampson

How to align your Sales & Marketing.

Learn how your business can benefit from aligning your Sales & Marketing. Traditionally Sales & Marketing have been two separate entities within a business. Today that’s rarely the case. Discover how alignment can increase your business’ revenue and learn actionable tips and methods to bring your Sales & Marketing together.

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14.00 - 14.30

Mavis Amankwah

How To Secure Finance When The Bank Says NO! (Alternative Lending options )

Due to the success of our business loan assistance programme, we are now working with a number of alternative lenders to secure finance, funding & loans for entrepreneurs, SMEs & sole traders who have been refused by the bank. Lending starts from £2000-£100,000 unsecured, to date we have secured over £2.5m of alternative lending. Come and find out more information on how you can apply in 10 easy steps.

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14.45 - 15.15

Zia Mallick

A guide to taking payments online by CardPayGO

If you are in the early stages of planning an eCommerce business you will need some essential tools to start accepting payments online; a well designed website with a shopping cart, a merchant account and a secure payment gateway. In this seminar you will learn more about creating an effective eCommerce website, applying for a merchant account facility and how to integrate third party applications including payment gateways and shopping carts.

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15.30 - 16.00

James Breslaw

Creating a Brand

From the business plan to the opening day it''s imperative that you set out to make your company stand out from the others. What makes your product different and how to keep adapting to stay in front of the competition.