Month: May 2016

CBH Event – Facebook for Business with Dokoo Digital

  The majority of people have a fair idea how to use use Facebook now, or at least set up a page and get going. But how do you encourage engagement and increase likes? Dokoo Digital are a leading business based in Holywood specialising in Facebook advertising so were the best people to host our Facebook event.   Content is still king was the key take away today but attendees learnt how to leverage Facebook advertising and gain the most from specific post types. Plus we had a key insight into how Andy from Dokoo has worked with a variety...

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CBH Event – About.Me Website Build With Leodan Design

Web design can be quite daunting and sometimes expensive especially when you are setting up. We were delighted that Ben from Leodan Design was able to offer this workshop on setting up an About.me personal website for entrepreneurs. This hands on workshop saw 8 businesses design and build their websites from scratch – with no previous experience! Including linking in all social accounts and generating content for good SEO and Google ratings! With a second event in Weebly web design coming up you need to get involved at the hub! Interested in hosting training? Contact Sheila at the hub...

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#IveMyHeartSetOn

To raise awareness for #Heartweek and the amazing work our 2016 charity partner, Childrens Heartbeat Trust, do across Northern Ireland some of Team Ortus shared what they had their hearts set on. The campaign was ‪#‎IveMyHeartSetOn and ran in the 3rd week in May. The campaign was all about what the Children Heartbeat Trust kids have their hearts set on and to support the charity in helping them achieve their dreams in life. Individuals were encouraged to share their dream and aspirations using the hashtag. Check out the pictures at the...

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CBH Event – Build Your Brand For Less Than A Penny with Select PR

  If people don’t know your business exists they’ll never buys from you! The opening comment from Alan at Select PR set the scene for today’s workshop on the importance of PR. So often in business people forget that everything you do and everything your employees do has an effect of your brand reputation! Alan took us on a journey in this workshop covering the different forms of PR from digital to traditional through to how to write a PR content plan and build relationships! As marketer we think PR is second nature but this was a great workshop to...

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Relocation – West Belfast Social Enterprise Hub

The West Belfast Social Enterprise Hub is relocating from 3rd May 2016. Previously situation on the Springfield Road, the hub will now be located in the Twin Spires Complex, 155 Northumberland Street.   The move to the new premises enables the Social Enterprise Hub to continue providing uninterrupted services for the next year. The hub provides free training, support and guidance for Social Enterprises, Charities and Community Interest Groups.   The relocation of the hub brings it to the offices of The Ortus Group who also provide a range of complimentary services including business training through the City Business...

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