Join us for a drink & chat on Tuesday 3rd December

Our Autumn run of talks is over, please come for a drink with us on Tuesday 3rd December.

We’ve had talks about social media, SEO, programming, and business. Now it’s time to relax and have a chat about what we’ve learned, what’s going on in our lives, and how nice a good beer tastes.

We’ll be in the Hare & Hounds pub from 8pm on Tuesday evening. We’ve booked some tables in the back bar, so we’ll have space for everyone and we’ll have a ‘WorthingDigital’ sign on the table to help you find us.

No need to sign up, please just come along when you can and have a chat.

Address & directions

Where: The Hare & Hounds, 79-81 Portland Road, Worthing BN11 1QG
When: 8pm – 11ish, Tuesday 3rd December
Map: http://goo.gl/maps/pQN7P

Rough directions: find Marks & Spencer on Montague Street, directly opposite is a road which leads past a short row of shops. At the end of the shops, cross the road and you should be able to see the pub in amongst the terrace on the left.

Finding new business using LinkedIn with Joanne Munro

Talk Archive: 19th November 2013

Talk Description

Are you a freelancer, consultant or small business and want to find more clients? On Tuesday 19th November, Joanne Munro will be explaining how to use LinkedIn to achieve just that.  Her talk will cover:

  • Using the platform to prospect for potential clients
  • How to stealth-research their needs to see how you would be a good fit
  • How to make contact and approach them for work

Joanne has an incredible track record of landing new clients using her tried and tested technique. She says she doesn’t need to use any other methods as this brings in new clients every single time so  her talk is a must if you’re a freelancer or small business regularly searching for new clients.

All attendees will receive a step-by-step ten-page ebook by Joanne covering the methods explained during her talk.

This is a free talk, please sign up on Eventbrite so we know how many people are coming.

There will be time for a chat / networking after the talk, so you can talk to Joanne and meet other local businesses.

About the Speaker

Joanne Munro is a Virtual Assistant specialising in social media, as well as professional writer of CVs and LinkedIn profiles. You can find out more about her work and services at www.career-pioneers.com

Reactions

Thanks for the interesting + useful presentation. Will def be back on the new year!
Jane Cronin ‏@jane_cronin

Thanks to Joanne @jojomunroro for illuminating talk last night at @WorthingDigital on how to find business on @LinkedIn Inspiring stuff!
Bill Harpley@billharpley

Enjoyed the talk! Lots of tips there.
Clive Walker@clivewalker

Time & Venue

8pm – 10pm on Tuesday 19th November

Worthing Coworking
8 High Street
Worthing
West Sussex
BN11 1NU

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Fast, Slim, Correct with John Dalziel

Talk Archive: Thursday 7th November

Talk Description

Discover the incredible story of how the “glue of the internet” became the worlds most popular programming language. Learn how it broke out of the browser and now appears in the unlikeliest of places. In a talk packed with surprising examples, we’ll trace the history and evolution of this versatile technology.This talk is not about programming, it’s a series of examples of a technology that was made for one thing and has spread further and further, until it’s embedded in the world all around us. You’ll be amazed where it has ended up.

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Get yourself Connected: Google Glasses and the ‘Internet of Bling’ with Bill Harpley

Talk Archive: 22nd October 2013

Talk Description

Bill Harpley joins us for a look at the current state and future of ‘personal wireless body area networks’, how technology like Google Glass and simpler devices like the Fitbit are influencing our lives, the dawn of the ‘Internet of Bling’ and what technology may be coming in the near future due to advances in materials and pharmaceutical science.

As well as the upside of the potential shiny gadgets that will soon be trying to enhance our lives, Bill will be talking about the security and privacy issues they may cause and what we will need to consider to ensure future developments help rather than hinder their users.

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Effective Social Media Use with Stuart Marler

Talk Archive: Tuesday 8th October 2013

Talk Description

Social media – Facebook, Twitter Google+ etc. – has gone from a tool hardly anyone considered using to something every business owner must think about. Stuart Marler from Retriever Web Solutions is joining us to explain how companies should consider using social media for their business.

Stuart will cover the important aspects to keep in mind when using social media, and some of the specialised uses for it that can be really effective for some businesses to use online. He’ll also talk about the place social media takes within the online marketing of a business and how it fits into the bigger picture of their online presence.

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