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NMD Business Growth & Social Media Workshops

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NMD Business Growth & Social Media Workshops

Grow your Business with NMD!
NMD Business Growth is a new major initiative that can provide you with the practical support to overcome barriers to growth and to identify, target and exploit new business opportunities.

NMD Business Growth can provide your business with:

  • Up to six days FREE mentoring support, that is bespoke to your business requirements and delivered in a flexible manner to suit your needs
  • Access to workshops and thematic programmes which focus on skill development and learning in key specific business areas
  • Networking opportunities with other SMEs
  • Linkages with other support structures to help you grow your business with the right professional support

To be eligible to the programme your business must:

  • Be based in the Newry, Mourne and Down District Council area
  • Employ less than 50 people
  • Have the potential to create additional jobs
  • Have export, innovation or productivity improvement potential

Access to the range of support available will be discussed at time of application based on individual business requirements and potential for growth.

Apply now to the NMD Business Growth Programme in two simple steps!

1. Download an Enquiry form
Click here to download an enquiry form.

2. Attach the enquiry form to an email and send it to:
Email: [email protected]  

Alternatively, forms can be posted to:
Enterprise, Employment & Regeneration,
Newry, Mourne and Down District Council
Haughey House | Greenbank Industrial Estate | Newry | Co. Down | BT34 2QU

This project is part funded by Invest Northern Ireland and the European Regional Development Fund under the Investment for Growth & Jobs Northern Ireland (2014-2020) Programme.


Profitable Facebook Advertising
This workshop will provide practical hands-on demonstration on Facebook Advertising and how it can be used cost-effectively and profitably to target new customers and grow your business.

Topics covered include:

  • Understand how to use Facebook Adverts Manager
  • Defining your perfect target audience based on geography, interests, demographics and purchase behaviour
  • Setting optimum budgets to achieve your objectives
  • Developing creative needed for you advert and analysing the results
    Date: 27 Nov 2018
    Time: 10:00 – 12:00
    Cost: FREE
    Venue: Newry, Merchants Quay

Building an E-Commerce Website
This workshop will help you create a data driven approach to developing a profitable ecommerce business.

Topics covered include:

  • Understanding the online search market and selecting niche
  • Developing a website and search strategy based on keyword research
  • Developing a paid search strategy to generate relevant traffic to the website
  • Important page elements for ecommerce.
    Date: Thu 29 November 2018
    Time: 10:00 – 12:00 GMT
    Cost: FREE
    Venue: Downpatrick – Venue TBC*

    *We will update Eventbrite with venue location ASAP


Essential Elements of a Successful Website

This workshop will help you create a data driven approach to developing a profitable ecommerce business.

Topics covered include:

  • Understanding the online search market and selecting niche
  • Developing a website and search strategy based on keyword research
  • Developing a paid search strategy to generate relevant traffic to the website
  • Important page elements for ecommerce.
    Date: 04 Dec 2018
    Time: 10:00 – 12:00 GMT
    Cost: Free
    Venue: Merchants Quay , Newry
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