Wired Sussex Blog

Delivering the Perfect Tech Pitch #WiredBrekkie

Last week we hosted a Breakfast Session with Alick Mighall (MD at miggle), Catrina Baker-Bassett (Digital Business Manager at DabApps) and Dominic Gomez (Founder and MD at Snorkel) who shared their knowledge and expertise on ‘Delivering the Perfect Tech Pitch’ and answered questions from members. In case you couldn’t make it, here are some key points from the discussion. Alick Mighall Evaluate. Improving how you evaluate leads increases your chances of coming first in all those selection processes you choose to compete in. Establish their expectations. If an inbound lead doesn’t come with clear expectations set around scope, budget and …

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Reaching and Growing Your Audience

On Thursday 7th July as part of our Breakfast Session event series, we invited Wired Sussex Member companies in to The FuseBox to talk about reaching and growing audiences for your business. From content generation and the utilisation of different online channels and social media platforms, to SEO, PPC and email marketing, there are many methods and approaches to be considered within strategies around reaching and growing your audience. At this event we heard from Jon Hibbitt, Technical SEO Analyst, SiteVisibility, Scott Colenutt, Product Manager, SiteVisibility & Komal Helyer, Head of Marketing, Pure360 who shared their background and expertise on the subject. Here are some key points from the conversation …

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The Wired Sussex Breakfast Sessions

            Inspiration, knowledge and guidance to kick start your day. Over the past few weeks we have been busy developing a new series of fortnightly events ‘The Wired Sussex Breakfast Sessions’; held exclusively for Wired Sussex members, based on peer discussion and practical advice to support your business needs. At each event we will be joined by colleagues from the digital community offering knowledge, sharing best practice and guidance in key areas of business development, including: how to attract investment, succeeding as a freelancer, building a strong & sustainable brand, trading overseas, recruiting the best …

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Business Breakfast Drop Ins

The Digital Catapult Centre Brighton is currently being housed at The FuseBox, a space in Brighton created to support digital and creative activity. Here, Hub and Events Coordinator Rosalie offers an overview of recent Breakfast Drop Ins, a glimpse of what’s yet to come and an overview of the opportunities coming up offering engagement with the Project….. So far we have hosted two Business Breakfast Drop In sessions here in Brighton. These events were designed to follow on from the Digital Catapult Centre Brighton’s series of taster sessions. They were ultimately created to provide a chance for anyone to come …

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How to be a Successful Freelancer

On Thursday 28th May we held our first freelancer workshop of 2015, led by a fantastic panel and attended by 22 freelancers working across Sussex (plus a further 350 people tuning in via Periscope). Our freelancer panel for this workshop was made up of: Dan Young – Director and Customer Insight Consultant, Shed Research Consulting Kate Saker, Freelance Creative Richard Nash A.K.A Mr. Biscuit, Freelance Illustrator As spaces for this event were in high demand, we wanted to share as much of the conversation as possible. Below are 27 key points of conversation from the session covering areas ranging from …

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>Women In Media Networking Breakfast at The Sanctuary Cafe 21st January 2010

>Thanks to everyone who attended the first Women in Media breakfast of the year, yesterday morning at a rather packed Sanctuary cafe. Jenni Lloyd from Nixon McInnes gave a great interactive presentation on ‘Building your network’ which made for a lively question and answer and networking session. Jenni highlighted useful online tools that make networking easier and demonstrated the different audiences that use them and for what reasons. It was an entertaining session and interesting to see how many people were aware of each social network and why they use them. The main theme of the Q&A session was the …

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