The Small Business Accelerator Programme

The Small Business Accelerator Programme.

This summer we curated a ten-part accelerator programme for small businesses, hosted by our network of industry experts. Missed it? Catch up on all the sessions right here.

Small business, big opportunity.

In light of the challenges facing small retail businesses throughout the pandemic, we brought together the smartest minds in the biz for a ten-part accelerator programme to give you the building blocks for success.

Catch up on the series.

small businesses

Part 1. Kick off with Klarna

We kicked off Part 1 of the accelerator programme announcing our Support Package with Cormac Cahill, Senior Commercial Manager at Klarna.

dotdigital

Part 2. Work smarter, not harder – The 5 stages of email automation.

We welcomed Gavin Laugenie, Head of Strategy & Insight at dotdigital for Part 2 of the accelerator programme.

Loyalty-Lion

Part 3. The hidden ROI of an active customer community.

We sat down with Fiona Stevens, Head of Marketing at LoyaltyLion to discover the importance of an active customer community.

Klevu

Part 4. 6 forces that make up magnetic ecommerce experiences.

Looking to create moments that delight and keep your customers coming back? We were joined by Klevu to understand what makes magnetic ecommerce experiences.

Shopify

Part 5. Maximising BFCM and other sales periods.

We were delighted to welcome Shopify and Lounge Underwear for the fifth part of the series, showing how to make sales periods the highlight of your (retail) calendar.

WeWork

Part 6. How to network like a pro.

Making new connections and networking effectively isn’t always easy. Watch Part 6 of the series to learn how to network like a pro with WeWork.

Puzzle

Part 7. Setting up your social for success.

We speak to Francis Burns, founder of award winning digital agency Puzzle, to discover how to build a community on social media and transcend audience demographics in order to build a following.

Global e

Part 8. Cross-border ecommerce expansion: best practices to increase international online sales.

Let's go global! We're joined by cross border ecommerce platform Global-e's Europe CEO, Neil Kuschel, to deep dive into the in's and out's of global commerce.

Engine MHP

Part 9. Brand storytelling and reputation management with Engine MHP.

We were joined by leading communications agency Engine MHP, to get the low down on how to build a brand story, and share it successfully in a crowded market, and reputation management in the press.

Enterprise nation

Part 10. 5 things to know as you embark on your enterprise journey.

Last in the series, but certainly not least. We chatted to the inspirational Emma Jones CBE, founder of Enterprise Nation to share the 5 things you need to know as you embark on your enterprise journey.

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