Your guide to a successful online business!

We’ve spent the last few weeks travelling up, down and around the country with our .uk roadshow helping people doing better business online. As well as finding out about the value of the new short and snappy .uk domain name, those lucky enough to attend one of our presentation days were treated to some expert insight and advice from our series of speakers.

If you did miss those events – or if you attended but wanted to refresh your mind about the valuable information that was dished out do not fear. We’ve rounded up each and every presentation from the event and present them here for your delectation.


The new .uk domain name – shorter is sweeter

Nick Leech, Group Marketing Director – Host Europe Group, gives a brief introduction to the new .uk domain name providing a shorter domain name to the UK domain name space.


Building your business with social success

Tim Fuell – Blog Editor presents a six step approach to building your business using social media.


Digital Marketing for next to nothing

Group Marketing Director – Host Europe Group, Nick Leech presents tips, insight and know how into creating digital marketing assets and campaign with limited funds and resources.


From visitor to customer

Barney Grossman, Conversions Executive at Host Europe Group offers his expert advice in to what stop customers buying from your website and how to understand more about your visitors and how to convert their visits into sales.

And our guest speaker in Newcastle:

Sales mastery – The secrets to story telling

Renowned international speaker and serial entrepreneur Ketan Makwana gives his sales mastery class as part of the 123-reg .uk roadshow 2014.
Ketan has started, scaled a sold multiple businesses.
In 2011 as a response to the emerging skills gap between education to employment and enterprise Ketan launched Enterprise Lab a disruptive agency that has now impacted over 100,000 people in 11 countries.
In 2012 Ketan founded and delivered Youth Enterprise Live backed by the Prime Minister and the UK’s largest event focussed on Education, Employment and Enterprise for 15-30 year olds.
Ketan is the Head of Operations at Rockstar Startup a UK leading funding and mentoring organisation that has delivered £10m funding and supported over 1500 businesses in the UK.
Ketan is an advisor to UK Government on youth and enterprise policies, works with International Governments and Ministries on Enterprise Eco-System Development and sits on many advisory boards and panels.

And our guest speaker in Leeds and Cardiff:

Business Networking – Connecting offline with online

Author of Business Networking for Dummies and Director of 4Networking, Stefan Thomas presented a thoroughly engaging presentation on the importance of networking for you business. For more information it’s probably best to link with him on social media or buy his book.

And our guest speaker in London:

IP Considerations for New Businesses/Start Ups

Harriet Seymour, Partner at leading law firm Field Fisher gave a very comprehensive round-up of the issues intellectual property rights can raise for start-ups and small businesses as well as plenty of practical advice too.

Want to see more flesh on the bones? You can watch each of our presenters in full video via the UK Roadshow YouTube playlist.

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