Blackburn BID are excited to be partnering up with The Digital Garage from Google – a digital skills training platform to assist local people in growing their businesses, career and confidence online. A limited number of free places are available for one of two seminars with a Google Digital expert on Thursday 9 November in the training room at The Mall.The Google training sessions are part of the prize awarded to the town in the Great British High Street of the Year competition and places are on a first come first served basis.

There are two 40 minute sessions:
0900: Tell Your Story Online
Learn how to make your website shine across all devices and improve your digital presence through social media, online viideo and Google My Business
1000: Reach New Customers Online
Learn how to make your business more visible online to help new customers find you through search optimisation, local listings and search engine marketing
40 min presentation by Google followed by Q+A.

Tickets are intially limited to one per BID Levy Payer, but we may make additional spaces available if possible.Blackburn BID Manager, Harriet explains, ‘This is an opportunity to find out what is needed to gain a competitive advantage in the ever-changing digital landscape, so come prepared to learn and ask questions too.’

Alice Mansergh, Director of Google Marketing Solutions for UK & Ireland, said ‘Google’s products and free digital training are a growth engine for people and businesses up and down the country. So if you live or work in or around Blackburn and you want to boost your career, or turbocharge your business, please join us at our Digital Garage and talk to our experts. We can help you connect to new customers, help boost your productive or improve your employability no matter what field you work in.’

Invitations for places have initially been sent to BID Levy Payers by email and will be open to other businesses at the end of next week.
If you are a BID Member and have not received your invitation and would like to attend, please email info@blackburnbid.co.uk

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