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Exeter Business Network 20th Anniversary celebrations start!

March 28, 2013

Traditionally 20 years is celebrated with a gift of china or with emeralds – this event will be celebrated with a tremendous group of people coming together to build fantastic business relationships through conversations – leading to connections and collaborations

What – Exeter Business Network May event – tremendous “three parter” guaranteed to enhance your business

When – 8th May 2013

Where – Sandy Park, Home of the Exeter Chiefs

Part One

Seminar before Lunch (10.30am – 11.45am – coffee and networking from 10am)

Convince & Convert: 6 Steps To A Solid Content Marketing Plan 

Hosted by Stephen Bateman DipM, Founder, Concentric Dots Content Marketing, Exeter

Google is doing everything it can to push remarkable content to the top of search engine performance results.

Hence, if you want your company, product or service to appear at the top of Google, you need to start publish some content, and not any old content: compelling well researched content that’s going to engage your audiences.

But that’s not easy. According to a survey released in March 2013 by CMI and DMA UK, creating fresh quality content is the biggest marketing challenge facing the majority of UK businesses today.

Deciding what to publish, how to publish it, for whom, in what format, when and how to sustain the publishing activity are the skills your business needs to learn.

Stephen Bateman of strategic marketing consultancy Concentric Dots will take you through 6 Steps To A Solid Content Marketing Plan, referencing a tried and tested framework that pulls together 6 cohesive marketing and publishing disciplines:

1. Know your audience
2. Audit your content
3. Map your content to your buyer
4. Create your editorial calendar
5. Promote your content
6. Measure your performance

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Using examples from his work, Stephen will draw on content marketing tools and techniques he uses daily in his business and with clients, to demonstrate how you can use this framework of core content marketing disciplines to deploy purposeful content marketing to help you grow your business.

Downloadable and distributable flyer here

Part Two

THE NETWORKING LUNCH

Networking over drinks, a sit down served 2 course lunch, dietary requirements catered for, a table host to conduct proceedings, conversations leading to connections and collaborations. Delegate details provided to enable you to connect with others in the room

Part Three

Seminar after lunch

The title is:  The Importance of Business Goal Setting – hosted by Andrew Price – Andrew Price and Co.

The benefit of the seminar is: Coming away with an understanding of why you need to have business goals
What’s in it for you?  You will come away with a system for setting your business goals
People will take away the knowledge that it is easier to achieve better business results with goals, and understanding of how to set goals and some goals to take away (done in the seminar).
Andrew will also talk about non business goals for having a balanced life!
There will be a take away work book as well!
How much does it cost?
Cost of event is £34.00 (Inc VAT) per decision maker – covering seminars, coffee, 2 course served lunch with drinks, delegate list, free car parking, follow up details

Where do I get my invitation?

call 01981 540708

email sean@business-network.co.uk – with “yes book me in” or “yes send me invite” or

complete enquiry form here

Why should you attend?

At each event you will have the opportunity to meet numerous other senior decision makers from locally based businesses in a relaxed and focused environment. It is a proven way and sustainable way of continuing to develop opportunities.

  • You will generate opportunities that will enhance your business
  • You will build mutually beneficial relationships with other decision makers
  • The networking is relaxed and comfortable
  • You will the opportunity to promote your business and expertise
  • You will build a team of advocates and ambassadors for your business
  • You will generate an ROI on your networking
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