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Creating Content for Digital PR

Host: Nottingham Trent University
Venue: Broadway Cinema
Date: Wednesday 22nd May, 2019
Time: 9:30am - 4pm
Cost: FREE

Event details

Successful digital marketing is underpinned by great content, consisting of blog posts, video  and website copy, to name a few. This practical workshop will help you ensure your creative copy and video content is up to scratch, so you can attract the right users to your website and increase conversions. This event is designed for creative and digital SMEs who want to take their digital marketing to the next level.

Expect to:

  • earn links, coverage and recognition
  • boost your website’s authority, traffic and sales
  • learn how to use video easily to create rich, dynamic content.

Impression Digital will facilitate the morning session on creating copy. Based in Nottingham and London, Impression is a digital marketing agency that have won many awards and have recently been listed in The Drum's Top 100 UK independent agencies. Impression have built a team of digital experts with a creative edge, able to utilise existing digital marketing techniques and bring in forward-thinking approaches to make the most of new technologies and creative processes.

The afternoon session will cover the necessities on how to create excellent video content. BBC-trained video journalist Rob Glass has had extensive experience enabling individuals to create their own video content through iPads and iPhones. Rob has supported brands such as Seimens, Disney, The Guardian Masterclasses, BBC and the NHS, as well as many more, with his video-training services.

Digital Marketing Spotlight series

Take an in depth look at four aspects of your digital marketing strategy. Make the most out of your resources, so you can stand out in the digital sphere. Join us for:

  • Search Engine Optimisation
  • Pay Per Click
  • Optimising your Website

This workshop is open to creative or digital small and medium businesses based in Nottinghamshire or Derbyshire. See our eligibility criteria and definitions.

The Big House

Supported by the European Regional Development Fund, The Big House project provides free support for Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire-based creative and digital businesses.

From developing potential business ideas, nurturing start-ups and new entrepreneurs, to working with established businesses wanting to grow, our partner network provides specialist support. You can access grants, 1-2-1 mentoring, networking events and workshops to help build contacts, skills and knowledge to succeed.

Not sure if your business is creative or digital? See our eligibility criteria and definitions. Any queries?  Contact us at or call 0115 848 4297.

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