Lunch & Learn Events

Join us at our next Lunch & Learn events! Tickets cost from £45 and include networking, a specialist speaker and a healthy lunch.

Styling Yourself for Success

Thursday 12 March 2020 12.30 - 14.30, Hotham Road, Putney

Susan, writer, trend forecaster and stylist with an MA in fashion history and culture from the London College of Fashion and is coming to share with us how to Dress for Success.

1.    A brief history of power dressing 

2.    Reasons for dressing smartly

3.    Appropriate business dress for: interviews, everyday office wear, dress down day and day-to-evening wear

4.    Where to shop, including a range of price points and eco-friendly options

5.    Outfit and styling suggestions

6.    Websites and social media suggestions to follow

7.    Your business dress questions answered

How to Create a Powerful LinkedIn Profile

Thursday 14 May 2020 2020 12.30 - 14.30, Hotham Road, Putney

Carole a London-based copywriter is joining us in May to reveal the power of LinkedIn and the importance of creating an excellent LinkedIn profile.  Carole will share with us how to Turn Your LinkedIn Profile from Average to Excellent

  • LinkedIn is a powerful online business tool with around 400 million users worldwide

  • But are you making the most of your presence there?

  • Award-winning copywriter, Carole Seawert, will show you how to transform your LinkedIn profile from a CV to an impressive selling tool

  • Learn easy tips that you can implement straightaway
     

Carole helps organisations raise the impact of their marketing communications. She produces a variety of marketing materials, from websites and brochures to mailshots and e-newsletters.

Carole is an enthusiastic member of Sister Snog and part of their advisory board.  She is a Court Assistant for the Worshipful Company of Marketors and helps other livery companies with their marketing and communications. 

How to do your own PR

Thursday 4 June 2020 2020 12.30 - 14.30, Hotham Road, Putney

What’s missing from these front pages?

Your business, that’s what.

  • Mary's ‘How to do your own PR’ workshop lifts the lid on how to get your business in print, on radio and broadcast on TV.

  • The media can help you recruit, celebrate your successes and raise your profile.

  • Award-winning journalist and freelance PR Mary Murtagh helps public and private sector organisations put their best foot forward with the media: explaining what journalists want, the ingredients for a killer press release and sharing insider secrets.

Mary has 15 years’ experience of working in newsrooms across the UK and US she now runs her own successful business – Mary Murtagh Media – sharing her media insider knowledge with anyone who needs to put their best foot forward with the media. When she is in the UK, Mary takes part in emergency planning exercises covering natural disasters, nuclear submarine leaks and power station catastrophes producing social media updates, print and broadcast news items to simulate the media’s reaction.

Instagram 2020 – The Summer Refresher

Thursday 25 June 2020 2020 12.30 - 14.30, Hotham Road, Putney

Bring your Instagram activity up to spec with this summer refresher.

 

We are super excited and honoured that Alex is back to share his latest insights into Instagram with us.  During his talk Alex will cover the following and much more ...

  • The bio

  • Hashtags 

  • Frequency

  • Short captions/long captions – be more you this year.

  • Stories and Highlights

  • Insights – checking to see if your posts are getting the interactions and visibility you want

Alex has been designing websites and helping people get the most out of their online presence for more than 15 years. Along the way social media has become a bigger and bigger part of all our lives and the commercial world has embraced it too. Alex has worked with clients of varying sizes and from all sorts of sectors advising on websites and their social media activity, which channels to choose, which to ignore, and how to work out the best message to get out to their clients.

How to add the WOW Factor to your Promotional Images

Date to be confirmed Spring 2020 12.30 - 14.30, Hotham Road, Putney

This is a super interactive session run by talented local photographer Jane Cox.  You are welcome to bring along your cameras too to work out what all the buttons do  Your holidays snaps will benefit enormously too!

There will also be ongoing support with a private whatsapp group after the session

During this hands-on workshop will learn:

 

  • What makes a good image for your social media and website

  • How to take creative control of your camera/camera phone

  • A few general principles of photography which will make your images sing

  • Tips on how to download/store/backup & share your images for business use.

  • Options on how to present your images in different formats to engage your clients