Free workshop for members
How to leave a good impression in the digital world

The date and time: Oct 9, 11.30am to 5.30pm

The venue:

Crescent Theatre
Sheepcote Street
B16 8AE

Whether through digital media or face-to-face, networking is important to raise your profile and market your work successfully.

Tutor: David Thomas


Apply Online


Workshop Content

This workshop falls into two parts:

1. Why networking works and why effective digital networking is so 
2. How we fit networking into our daily work schedule.

Areas covered in the workshop include:

  • Networking refresher - what it is and why it works
  • Identifying what you’re selling and how it helps others
  • Your key messages
  • Understanding your digital footprint
  • Social media for work - polishing your online profile
  • LinkedIn - including groups and recommendations
  • Google + circles
  • Tools for managing multiple social networks (without wasting time)
  • Your next steps
  • Participants will devise a personal action plan with practical measures to improve their online and face-to-face networking.

Who should attend?

Freelances who wish to find better ways to network both digitally and face-to-face. No technical knowledge will be assumed. The aim is to help freelances understand how networking works and hone their message. It does not require participants to be online during the training.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Understand how face-to-face and digital networking interact
  • Draw up a plan for engaging with others face to face and on a range of social networks
  • Understand how to use time-saving tools to maintain digital engagement
  • Know where to get advice and help on the above.

Apply Online by Sept 24 2012

To apply for a place on this free, one-day workshop, fill in the short application form by Sept 24. You will need to register if you have not done so already.

All workshops have been over-subscribed to date so successful applicants will be chosen randomly after the cut-off date of Sept 24. We will let you know if your application has been successful by Sept 26.

Further enquiries
T: 07990 504 612

Business skills training
for creative freelances