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The Small Business Social Media Summit
Wed 16 November 2016, 10:00 – 13:00 GMT
Join fast growing national small business network Enterprise Nation for three hours of expert insight in to how start-ups, entrepreneurs and small business owners can make the most of social media. Hosted by Bristol-based journalist and Enterprise Nation head of content Dan Martin and featuring top experts and entrepreneurs who have successfully used social platforms to make sales, you'll leave with all you need for an effective social media strategy.
10.00am – Registration
10.10am - How to use social media wisely in your customer journey
As small business owners, we are all short on time. Customer experience and digital strategy specialist Gemma Screen will be sharing her top tips on how you can use social media at key points of the customer journey. Gemma's tips will ensure you save time and avoid random broadcasting from your channels.
10.40am –What a Jurni! The social media strategy behind Magmatic
Bristol entrepreneur Rob Law, the brains behind innovative and award winning ride on children's suitcase brand Trunki, explains the role social media has played in the company's massive success and how he changed his approach with Jurni, a suitcase for older children.
11.10am The ins and outs of Instagram stories
Instagram is now the number one social media channel. Expert Alison Battisby, founder of Avocado Social will be showing us examples of small businesses using Instagram well and giving you top tips on how to utilise Instagram Stories for your business.
11.40am Coffee Break
12.00pm: How to make the most of video on a budget
Gone are the days where video is time consuming and costly. We’ll be exploring how you can make the most of video tools to help you grow your business on social media channels with our expert panellists:
Dan Izzard, Simple Lampoon
Emma Gray, Samsung
Georgina Thorne, She is Digital
12.30pm The start-ups powered by social media
Enterprise Nation head of content Dan Martin interviews a panel of inspiring start-up founders about how they've used social media to grow a community, make sales and raise funding.
The start-up panel's brilliant line-up is as follows:
- Esther Thompson, Teahuggers
- Marc Woodland, Winbox
- Helena Hills, TrueStart Coffee
- Paul Archer, Duel