Your Online Presence...
Thursday the 3rd March 2016
The Orangery, Margam Park, SA13 2TJ
Day starts at 10am – with registration, refreshments & networking (presentations start at 10.30am)
BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL – this event is FREE to attend. (see below for booking details or click here to book online)
Three useful seminars to get Your Online Presence right – looking at what’s already out there commenting on your business - Trip Advisor..! Tips on how to write for the web... and looking at social media – do you still love it..?
With the holiday season looming, this is an opportunity to check your online presence, network and swap ideas with other Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality businesses from your area... So don’t forget your details...Space will be made available.
Discover Margam Park - In the afternoon (from 1pm)
In the afternoon there is an opportunity to stay and take a closer look at what is in and around Margam Park.
Details on the seminars...
Trip Advisor: Love it, loathe it but don't ignore it..! with Alison Belton from Outsource Me
This presentation will give an insight into the good, bad and downright ugly! Whatever your stance on user generated content ‘it's out there’, in every digital context, not just Trip Advisor, so having your own business strategy on how to deal with reviews is essential. Alison will take you through some top tips, with lots of practical examples.
Writing for the Web... with Victoria Trott – Travel and Food Writer and Public Relations expert
Want to know how to make potential customers read your website? What are key words and how do you use them? Do you know what SEO is? Ever wondered why your business should have a blog? What should you write about? This presentation will set you on the right road to engaging with new and existing customers online.
Have you fallen out of love with Social Media?... with Nat Reynolds, Social Media Coach
Fallen out of love with Social Media? Struggling for what to say? Or has social media fallen out of love with you?
Nat Reynolds, Social Media Coach will deliver the session, providing you with useful tips and tools to help you get back on track with your content creation on Social Media including a brief understanding of how and when to use Facebook advertising.
This session is suitable for all businesses who have made a start with their social media activity. Those who have been doing social media will be able to pick up tips to get back on track and those who are newer to social media will be better positioned to get started!
This event is free to attend – for more information please call 01792 403339 or email email@example.com
Click here to book online
More about the presenters...
Alison Belton – Outsource Me... Based in South West Wales, multi-award winning consultancy, Outsource Me Limited, is owned by Alison Belton, former Chief Executive of Pembrokeshire Tourism and Ministerial Tourism Advisory Panel member. Offering a wide range of business solutions across a number of sectors, Alison and her team provide expertise within the fields of marketing and pr, events management, business finance and grant support and product development. Working with tourism operators ranging from National Tourism Award winners Folly Farm, Llanelly House, and independent hotels The Plough Rhosmaen and The Giltar Tenby to name a few, Outsource Me understands the pressures facing businesses, and the demands of the modern visitor which need to be addressed.
The team's works hard to stay abreast of strategic development and strategy at Welsh Government level to ensure that clients are able to make very best use of pr opportunities, such as the Year of Adventure. Alison currently heads up a substantial Visit Wales project "Learning Journeys" which is in its second year and has provided the opportunity for key Welsh businesses within the hotel, attractions and mountain bike sector to benchmark their own activities through a series of in depth visits to industry leaders Belmond Le Manoir and the Merlin Entertainment Group's Legoland. www.facebook.com/OutsourceMe
Victoria Trott... is a Neath-based freelance travel and food writer and PR specialist who has contributed to national and international publications including The Independent, Daily Mail and The Australian. She has written or updated guidebooks for the AA, Berlitz, Dorling Kindersley, Frommers Provence, Insight, Michelin and Thomas Cook. After studying French and Spanish at Leeds University, she went on to do the Postgraduate Diploma in Public and Media Relations at Cardiff School of Journalism before working in PR and events for 10 years. www.victoriatrott.com / www.twitter.com/trottaround / www.facebook.com/trottvictoria
Nat Reynolds... Natalie has worked with hundreds of Welsh Tourism businesses, training & coaching them on effective Social Media usage, therefore has a great understanding of what turns social media users on and off! Natalie will aim to showcase real life examples from welsh tourism businesses to inspire you. You will leave with simple, effective and practical ideas to help you start creating great updates and get your audiences to start engaging with you again. www.natreynolds.co.uk