Catch up on our online events!

Webinar 1: Wednesday 8 April 2020 – Survive it!


Webinar 2: Friday 1 May 2020 – Sell it!

LEARN HOW TO USE E-COMMERCE, IDEAS FOR NEW WAYS OF DOING BUSINESS AND MAINTAIN CUSTOMER CONTACT

This webinar is for social enterprises and community shops in Somerset will help you to learn quick and simple ways to sell online. Aimed at non-technical people, it was delivered by a pioneering social enterprise, Cosmic.

It covered:

  • Ways to sell online: from online forms to gather orders, e-commerce websites, payment readers and payment options.
  • Review new business models: subscriptions, DIY kits, e-books, live streaming, gift vouchers, online learning and conferences, contact free delivery, monetising free content.
  • Ways to maintain customer contact during this time – strategies to create relevant and empathetic social media and contact strategies.

Download the supporting documents here:

Presentation Slides

Cosmic Presentation

Tips for staying safe on Zoom 


Webinar 3: Thursday 25 June 2020 – Survive it!

COMING OUT OF COVID-19 AND BEYOND – JOIN US WITH JULIAN LOMAS TO HELP ADAPT YOUR SOCIAL ENTERPRISE AND BUILD RESILIENCE FOR A BETTER FUTURE

This FREE webinar for social enterprises and other similar organisations in Somerset will look at:

  • Tips for coping right now
  • Adapting in the future/trading differently/new opportunities
  • Managing staff and volunteers
  • Financial sustainability and resilience

Julian Lomas, Director of Almond Tree Consulting, is an expert in strategy development, business planning, fundraising, governance, impact assessment, collaborations/mergers and project management, with international experience of capacity building in local and national institutions.

He drew on his practical experience having helped raise over £185m for social enterprises and charities. He is passionate about the sector and has a proven track record of delivering high quality support, innovation and tangible value for clients.

Download the supporting documents here:

Survive It_webinar – Somerset Social Enterprise Network