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How to find customers outside the UK with social media
Wed 16 November 2016, 14:00 – 16:00 GMT
Leveraging social media to scale your online business is fast becoming an essential, not just desirable tool for increasing sales both at home and abroad. This workshop has been carefully designed by an international social media specialist to help you increase sales through Facebook as well as develop your overall digital skills and knowledge.
This event is suitable for suppliers of products and services and aimed at the b2b and b2c market.
Topics covered on the day include:
• Using Facebook to sell online
• Using Facebook business pages in other languages
• Understanding how to use Facebook web shops in other countries
• Finding out how to fulfill an order in another country
This workshop has been brought to you by international marketing specialists at Business West. Business West hold the contract to deliver the Department for International Trade services as well as a European Regional Development Funded project called Export for Growth. Both these services are free of charge and following this workshop, you will be able to access advice to be able to set up and continue selling overseas via social media. Exporting is not as difficult as it may seem with the support we can offer your business and those who sell abroad are often more resilient to economic downturn and seasonality issues.
Fiona Parnell is an International Digital Marketing Adviser and is an experienced marketing consultant that has worked with businesses in the South West advising them on their marketing and digital strategies. She can help to formulate effective web strategies for UK and Global online growth, including website internationalisation, SEO for international trade, and website localisation.
Through her wide experience of consultancy Fiona has developed a clear understanding and empathy of the opportunities and challenges businesses in the South West face when developing their digital strategies. She is passionate about helping every organisation she works with to go global and sell more internationally!