Guides

Online Tutorials

Google Digital Garage

Discover a range of free learning content designed to help grow your business or jump-start your career. You can learn by selecting individual modules, or dive right in and take an entire course end-to-end. Browse courses here.

Business Gateway

Our guides, articles and online tutorials can help you with everything digital from web analytics, e-commerce, social media and email marketing and much more. For Digital Resources click here and for their other tutorials click here

LinkedIn Learning

This is a fantastic resource, learn anything you want from book-keeping and accounts to web design by subscribing (first month free then plans start at £24.95 per month) once you’ve had your free month you can cancel and search for free courses. Click here.

If you see businesses or professionals as your client base then LinkedIn is the platform for you, here you will find handy tips from the experts. Click here.

Futurelearn

Futurelearn gives you access to some courses for free, offers an upgrade option or you can pay for an unlimited subscription. The Grow Your Career course from Accenture is designed for people who are looking for a new job or just want to learn more about jobs in digital. Browse courses here.

Ted Talks

Ted Talks will give you an insight into almost anything watch talks on many subjects and from many different speakers from all over the world. Browse talks here.

Facebook

If you are looking to get the best out of your social media, Facebook has a valuable marketing tool. To learn how to make it work for you click here.

Twitter

Twitter also has a marketing solutions page if paid social media marketing is something you need. Find it here.

Downloads

Business Plan templates

DIY Business Plan Template 
Business Plan Outline 

Complete Guide to SE Business Planning

Social Enterprise Business Planning Guide

Funding guidelines

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