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Business West 
Business Planning and Finance - Start-up workshops in Bristol
Designed to support potential and new entrepreneurs, this in-depth workshop will help you to create and develop a robust, investment-ready business plan and financial forecast.

You will receive a copy of the templates that will tick the right boxes with investors and lenders and there is an opportunity to network with like-minded people and discuss your business goals in a supportive environment.

You will also be offered a one-to-one meeting with a business adviser, which usually takes place one month after the workshop, to discuss your business plan and help with your start-up loan application. This workshop also includes a buffet lunch.

Key areas covered in this one-day workshop include:

  • Producing a robust business plan
  • Branding and marketing
  • Sourcing finance
  • Managing cash flow, profit and loss, and book keeping
  • Creating sales projections

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Business West 
Marketing workshops in Bristol

Good marketing comes down to getting the basics right. These small business marketing workshops in Bristol will help you focus on the things that are going to make your marketing efforts less costly and much more effective.

On the Bristol market planning workshops you will learn how to:

  • Set Marketing goals and objectives
  • Understanding and attracting new customers
  • Monitor your marketing
  • Decide which marketing tools and techniques are going to work best for your business
  • Increase your return on investment
  • Create a good promotional campaign
  • Discover what marketing works best with your customers

On the Bristol social media workshops you will learn about:

  • Communicating with your audience through social media
  • Effective strategies for enhanced customer engagement
  • Which social media platforms are important to your business
  • What you should be doing with your social media traffic
  • What content you can share on the different platforms
  • How to capture your audience
  • Tools you can use to monitor social media activity
  • The importance of Video, Podcast, Live Streaming, Facebook Groups, Twitter Lists, Instagram, Pinterest.

On the Bristol website traffic workshops you will learn about:

  • Factors that influence online success
  • Email marketin
  • The importance of collecting email address using free resources
  • What online assets you should setup and why
  • How these online assets all work together
  • Where your online traffic will come from
  • How you can attract traffic
  • What you should do with traffic once it arrives
  • The most useful tools to help you speed up your growth online

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Business West 

Alternative Funding

Discover Funder Finder, the HM Treasury and British Business Bank approved finance platform delivered by Alternative Business Funding.

Benefits of using Funder Finder

  • Search for business funding in just a few minutes with the HM Treasury and British Business Bank approved Funder Finder. Delivered by Alternative Business Funding in partnership with Business West.
  • One application reaches 130 lenders
  • Funds available from £500 to £50 million
  • Complete your application in just a few minutes
  • Choose the type of lending you require i.e. Start-up Funding

Can’t wait for the workshop? Start your application today:Funder Finder

For more information about the workshops, crowdfunding, and alternative finance, contact our team on 01275 376 233.