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Digital Workshops from Craft Scotland and Scottish Enterprise
Digital Workshops from Craft Scotland and Scottish Enterprise
31/01/2017 21/02/2017  09:00 - 14:00
Scotland

Craft Scotland is excited to announce a series of digital workshops especially for makers in partnership with Scottish Enterprise and Scottish Development International.

The programme focuses on equipping craft businesses with the skills and knowledge to make the most of digital technologies. 

These workshops are free, so book now to avoid disappointment. 

Small Stories at Scotland's Trade Fair

Beginners Digital Marketing for Makers

10am to 1pm, Tuesday 31 January 2017

Address: Rothes Halls, Kingdom Shopping Centre, Glenrothes, KY7 5NX

You know you should be marketing your craft, but what does that mean and how can you start? Our workshop has got you covered! Come along and get practical tips to start sharing your story and products with the world!

This event is run in partnership by Craft Scotland and Scottish Enterprise. Supported by Fife Contemporary Art & Crafts.

FULLY BOOKED


Craft Exporter Forum

Session 1 and 2: 9am to 2pm, Tuesday 7 February 2017

Scottish Enterprise, Apex 1, 99 Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh, EH12 5HD

Starting to think about trading in Europe, USA or beyond? Already exporting and want to grow your business? Our Craft Exporter Workshop has got you covered.

In the morning session, you will hear from experienced makers who have successfully done exporting. Get practical export tips from Karen Mabon of accessories brand Karen Mabon and Priscilla Parry from interiors brand Clock House Furniture.

In the afternoon session, you will then get practical hints and tips to start selling internationally through your Ecommerce website (or online marketplace like Etsy). Or if you have already started with Ecommerce, you can learn how to increase your current UK and international sales.

If you’re getting ready for a trade show or just come back from one, the ideas you will learn here will help you maximise your trip. 

Discover opportunities to grow your craft business beyond Scotland at this free international forum hosted by Craft Scotland and Scottish Development International.

FULLY BOOKED

 

Digital Tourism Strategy for Makers (Two Sessions Over Two Dates)

Session 1: 10am to 1pm, Tuesday 7 February 2017

Session 2: 10am to 1pm, Tuesday 14 February 2017

Address: Angus Hotel, 46 Wellmeadow, Blairgowrie and Rattray, PH10 6NQ

Did you know that tourists visiting Scotland spend on average £8.9 billion (2015 Scottish Government figures)? If you've identified tourists as being a potential audience for your craft business and you would like to create a plan for engaging with them, come along to our digital marketing workshop series!

This workshop, split over two days, will support you in developing a social media and digital marketing plan for your tourism market that you can put straight into action. Attendance at both half-day workshops is highly recommended to complete your plan.

Secure your free ticket now.

This event is run in partnership by Craft Scotland and Scottish Enterprise. Supported by Cateran’s Common Wealth / Alyth Development Trust. This event is funded by Craft Scotland.


Driving the Right Traffic to Your Craft Business – Search Engine Optimisation

Session: 10am to 1pm, Tuesday 21 February 2017

Address: Angus Hotel, 46 Wellmeadow, Blairgowrie and Rattray, PH10 6NQ

Did you know that tourists visiting Scotland spend on average £8.9 billion (2015 Scottish Government figures)? If you've identified tourists as being a potential audience for your craft business and you would like to create a plan for engaging with them, come along to our digital marketing workshop series!

How many ways can your audience find your tourism business? Or indeed, how might you find them? Learn about Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) using plain English in an easy to follow format with a useful template to use for ongoing SEO tasks. An on-page Search Engine Optimisation template will be provided.

This event is run in partnership by Craft Scotland and Scottish Enterprise. Supported by Cateran’s Common Wealth / Alyth Development Trust. This event is funded by Craft Scotland.

FULLY BOOKED

 


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