Let’s Get Social: Learn how to improve your business’ social media marketing skills with the District Council’s free webinars

Posted on: Thursday, June 15, 2023

Businesses in Newark and Sherwood can sign up for a series of free online webinars to improve their social media knowledge and learn how to increase brand awareness and attract new customers. 

Delivered by Newark and Sherwood District Council and in partnership with local marketing agency, Nettl of Newark and Grantham, the webinars will walk businesses through how to get the most out of social media. Topics will include tips and tricks on using Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Tik Tok and developing a social media plan. 

After completing the webinar series, there will also be the opportunity to qualify for free custom 1:1 consultation sessions with Nettl.  

Newark and Sherwood businesses can register a staff member to attend the webinars by completing the online form on Nettl's website: https://www.nettl-newark-grantham.com/index.php/social-media/ 

Following registered interest, more information regarding course content and webinar dates will be provided. 

The Let's Get Social webinars are part of Newark and Sherwood District Council's wider support to businesses in the district. Support includes events where businesses can get expert insight and advice, including a recent support surgery organised with D2N2 Growth Hub and the third Economic Growth Conference in October this year. Through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund, the District Council has also funded programmes supporting local businesses and entrepreneurs, including the Business Growth and Resilience Programme and the Rural Business Investment Programme.

For more information on how businesses can access Newark and Sherwood District Council support, please visit http://www.investnewarksherwood.co.uk/

Councillor Matthew Spoors, Deputy Leader and Portfolio Holder for Economic Development and Visitors at Newark and Sherwood District Council, said: "Social media has become such an important tool nowadays in running any business; however, it can often be confusing and hard to understand how you can get the best out of the platforms you are using."

"I'm really pleased we can offer advice through these webinars to help remove that confusion and help your business grow and attract new customers. Please sign up if these webinars feel like something your business can benefit from!"

Dan Gibson, Director of Nettl of Newark and Grantham, said: "Supporting local businesses to grow their online marketing presence is at the core of what we do, so I'm thrilled we are working with Newark and Sherwood District Council to provide businesses with the opportunity to not only learn new skills but to implement them effectively and see positive results."