Welcome to our Digital Festival

Pick a Stage to learn more about digital to help your business rock...from the comfort of your own home! Our Digital Festival is full of helpful insights for your business From Cyber Tips, to learning modules for Mumpreneurs to video snippets on reaching Millions with PR. All here to help you and your business navigate the Digital Age and learn whats rocking! #JoinTheBand #DigitalRocks

#DigiDay2019 – Digital Learning that rocks your business world!

We cherry-picked some of the most in-demand subjects from business owners across Dorset and packaged them up into some bitesize 2 hour workshops across a whole day of Digital Learning; Access the slides from the hugely successful Digital Day we ran at Merley House on 29th May and open a world of digital discovery. FYI – you’ll need a password, just email richard.burn@dorsetgrowthhub.co.uk and our Digital Band Leader will help you out. You may have to sing him a song though!

#DigiDay2019 #DigitalRocks

Cyber Security tips for SME’s

Jake Moore, Cyber Security Specialist at ESET (worlds third largest Anti-Virus firm) breaks down 7 key areas in cyber security to help you and your business stay safe online… check out his new videos here. Each, no more than 2 minutes long…. perfect for a quick debrief on what you need to know.

Sunny Bird PR – Reaching Millions with PR

Sunny Bird is an expert in communications and along with her team at Sunny Bird PR deliver top tips and tricks to help you connect with your audience.

From how to build relationships with journalists, to crafting the perfect pitch, to beating the latest algorithms on social media, the videos in the link below will help you get your message heard.

Making Mumpreneurs – The online business club for mums

The amazing Erin Thomas Wong has inspired a whole community of mums to take control of their learning virtually through the great Making Mumpreneurs online community. If you are a working mum, starting in business or have been working hard at it for years, this is the local online place to keep you engaged supported and up to date with the fast moving world of business. Join the Soul Sisters and unleash a world of learning aimed entirely at you!

Dorset Food & Drink Community – Putting our Dorset food on the world map

You either consume it, make it, distribute it or serve it right? We all have an affinity with the Food & Drink world. At the Food & Drink Tent we bring you Dorset’s finest in partnership with Dorset Food & Drink.

Indulge and learn about the hundreds of food & drink producers, distributors and servers across our amazing region. Get inspired to start your own food/drink business or simply find tomorrow’s lunchtime snack. Click and whet that appetite and unearth the wonders of Dorset Food & Drink

Social Stage by South Coast Social

South Coast Social are a results driven social media agency for businesses that are truly focused on growth and expansion, with an impeccable reputation for social media marketing service and innovation. We help brands develop an effective and successful online presence by creating, managing and growing their social media networks to generate global brand awareness and sales.

Website User Experience – Making design better for web users

Experience UX is an award-winning experience design company founded in 2007 by Directors, Ali Carmichael and Damian Rees on the belief that companies should be doing more to understand what their users need before designing digital products and services.

As experts in human behaviour and experience design, they not only champion the user to their clients but have also built a strong community with an emphasis on knowledge sharing. They are the creators of UX Insider a series of events and expert content, helping them on their mission to eradicate poor customer experience.

Over the years, they have worked with top UK clients such as Burberry, McCarthy & Stone, Brittany Ferries, Financial Times, The Body Shop, Vitality and The Open University; their skills and experience best align with travel and transport, finance, ecommerce and higher education organisations.