Tips for E-commerce Success - Talk & Networking Event
Selling via your own e-commerce store is a key sales channel for many fashion & accessory brands, however even with fantastic products, the challenge is to be found and convert web visitors in to customers.
Find out how you can improve your online sales and join us at this inspirational talk and networking event– it’s our last one for 2015 so expect some mince pies too!
Chaired by Fashion Angel founder Alison Lewy, she’ll be joined by Alex O’Byrne, founder of website design agency WeMakeWebsites the UK’s highest rated Shopify agency.
Alex will be sharing his top tips on how to succeed in ecommerce including:-
- Pros and cons of setting up using template platforms vs a bespoke ecommerce site
- How to attract customers to your online store
- What’s needed for an effective marketing strategy?
- How to increasing website conversions
There will be plenty of opportunity to ask questions and to network with other Business Club members, students and alumni of GCU and the Fashion Angel team.
This talk is a must for fashion, jewellery, textile and accessory brands looking to increase their on-line sales.
Refreshments will be served
Panelist: Alex O Bryne has extensive experience working with online retailers to increase their online sales and speaks regularly on this topic,. He is a co-founder at We Make Websites, officially the highest rated web designers for Shopify in the UK
GCU London - British School of Fashion
The British School of Fashion is an innovative academic hub developed by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) to create and disseminate strategic fashion business insight through its provision of leading-edge education, research and consultancy.
Dedicated to its mission statement of achieving “the common good,” the British School of Fashion advances business and management thinking and practice through the co-creation of knowledge with its industry partners, esteemed Honorary Professors, alumni network, research active staff and diverse student population.
In demonstration of its entrepreneurial nature, the British School of Fashion designs and delivers globally unique executive and postgraduate programmes which offer participants a trans-discipline learning experience across its campuses in Glasgow, New York and London. Masters programmes are also available on a part time basis to suit the needs of working students also.
BOOKING TERMS AND CONDITIONS:-
1 All booking is online on a first come first serve basis – book early to avoid disappointment
2 The event is free for Business club members using the promotional code supplied but must reserve their place through the Eventbrite system. GCU students must bring their student ID to gain entry
3 Booking is made via the Eventbrite online bookings system. Once you have confirmed your order, you will be directed to a secure Paypal website to pay.
5 You don't require a Paypal account to pay (you can use a credit or debit card), but if you do have a Paypal account, this can be used.
6 Please print out your ticket and bring with you to the event.
7 Participants are advised to arrive promptly otherwise the organisers may not allow them to join the session late as is disruptive to other delegates.
8 Fashion Angel reserves the right to change the event advertised whether through the website www.fashion-angel.co.uk or any other promotional material
9 Tickets are non refundable unless event cancelled by organiser
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