Final probability for pre-Christmas free digital advertising and marketing assist by way of county council programme

Final probability for pre-Christmas free digital advertising and marketing assist by way of county council programme


Posted on Tuesday sixth December 2022

Philip White newsroom

Philip White

Small companies as much as 5 years previous in Staffordshire can nonetheless profit from free skilled digital advertising and marketing assist earlier than Christmas by way of the county council.

The Get Began and Develop scheme provides companies as much as 5 years previous the choice to get a full package deal of digital advertising and marketing collateral, a digital overview and skilled recommendation from native specialists Hub Inventive Companies.

Digital advertising and marketing is among the simplest methods to achieve potential and present audiences; serving to to focus on the correct individuals and make an enormous distinction to gross sales. Companies won’t simply prepare–made social media templates and digital promoting content material, but in addition profit from a full web site overview and a half day workshop – all totally funded by the county council.

Companies ought to register their curiosity in pre-Christmas digital advertising and marketing assist now.

The Get Began and Develop programme additionally provides new and rising companies branding, web site and emblem design, cashflow forecasts and enterprise plans – all fully freed from cost and accomplished by native professionals.

It builds on the county council’s present enterprise assist programme which has included a start-up mortgage scheme, providing loans of as much as £5,000, and the Get Began scheme, launched final November to supply advertising and marketing and accountancy assist to new corporations.

In Staffordshire there are presently 14,700 start-up companies and 24,800 step-ups. In Staffordshire, 43 per cent of recent companies survive after 5 years, greater than the nationwide determine of 40 per cent.

The programme launched earlier this 12 months initially supported start-up companies. Analysis carried out by the county council discovered that younger companies seeking to plan their subsequent stage of progress wanted assist, with skilled digital advertising and marketing on the prime of the checklist.

Individuals wanting to seek out out extra ought to go to: https://bit.ly/StartAndGrowStaffs or contact the staff at: [email protected]

Staffordshire County Council’s deputy chief and cupboard member for economic system and expertise Philip White stated:

We’ve a robust document for start-up survival within the county and our enterprise assist programme has supplied recommendation to new companies in areas the place they’ve much less experience to provide them added confidence.

Our analysis has proven that we have to direct a few of our assist to step-up companies which have been working for over two years. It’s a super time for companies to make the most of digital advertising and marketing assist presently of 12 months.

We consider there’s appreciable unrealised potential in entrepreneurs throughout the county, and this totally funded digital advertising and marketing package deal will assist many small companies construct their gross sales base.”

Over £4.2million has been invested in Staffordshire County Council’s enterprise assist programme.

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