In this half day workshop run by Edventure Frome, photographer and visual communicator Naomi Wood (http://www.naomi-wood.com/) provides practical skills and tips for photographing your business.
Designed for makers and small business owners who are self-employed, are running social and community enterprises and want to make a difference in the community. This course aims to empower, by arming you with the critical skills you need to photograph your craft, service or product and start selling. And will stimulate thoughts and discussions on visual direction and communication.
The course is suitable for makers and small business owners with little or no photography skills and the focus will be on capturing strong and engaging imagery for those with more imagination than money.
Over the course of 4 hours we will cover the following:
- A brief talk from Naomi on how to begin to market yourself through imagery drawing on her experience as a visual communicator.
- Practical session on the basics of photography and how to photograph a selection of products.
- Tutorial on simple editing techniques and image handling.
- A group discussion and feedback session about your current visual direction and where you want to progress to. Naomi will provide feedback based on the images you have brought along.
This free workshop is delivered by TDA and is part of the Heart of the South West Growth Programme.
A successful Business is a well-planned business. Get help with writing a Business Plan – vital for all small businesses, whether you are starting out, looking to grow or looking to borrow funding. This three hour session will give you the basic tools to get started.
The 2nd Joint Mendip Chambers business breakfast briefing will focus on Employment & Skills at the Rural Enterprise Centre at the Royal Bath & West Showground on Wednesday 18th September – 7:30am for 8am start until 9:30am.
Speakers from Mendip District Council, Somerset Education Business Partnership, the Department for Work & Pensions and Serco will be covering a wide range of topics – including how businesses can now access free funding for employee qualifications.
Chamber members and non-members are welcome alike.
Lloyds Bank in partnership with Frome Town Council, Mendip District Council & Heart of the South West Digital Skills Partnership are proud to host an event centred on driving the digital adoption, skills and understanding of small businesses and charities across the UK.
A hands-on training session run by Google to help you improve your digital skills and presence. The training will covering the following areas:
- Social Media – Providing insight into how to grow your social media presence and engage proactively with your target audience
- Build a Digital Marketing Plan – Learn how to create and structure a digital marketing plan utilising the main digital marketing channels
Refreshments will be served at 9am for a start at 9.30am. The event is free to attend but booking is essential. Find more details and book here
This workshop run by Edventure Frome is for the creatives, the craft lovers, and makers of any age who would like to make their making into a business and find out how to make money doing what you enjoy.
It doesn’t matter what stage of your making journey you’re at -whether you’re starting with an idea or are already in the thick of it – every participant will leave with tangible next steps for your ‘making business’.
In the spirit of making, everyone makes the day, and as participants, you will be invited to contribute your own experiences and ideas. Bring some of your products if you want to get some input or feedback from the group.
This course is run by Edventure Frome.
This workshop is for individuals and groups who want to make growing food and plants into a business. Growing food and plants on a small scale viably is extremely challenging, but essential for building a sustainable future.
It doesn’t matter what stage you’re at – whether you’re starting with an idea or are already in the thick of it – every participant will leave with tangible next steps for your ‘growing business’.
The workshop combines the expertise from people who have made it work, people who have land for start-ups to incubate growing ideas, and from yourself – everyone makes the day, and as participants, you will be invited to contribute your own experiences and ideas. Bring your ideas or challenges if you want to get some input or feedback from the group.