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News from CBL…Thursday 16th June 2016

Special Event!
International Trade – Latin America: Focus on the Pacific Alliance

Tuesday 21st June (08:15 – 10:15)
City Business Library

We have partnered with the British Chilean Chamber of Commerce to host a morning on doing business in the Pacific Alliance. This Alliance is the strongest Latin American trade bloc consisting of Chile, Mexico, Peru and Colombia – which means that access to one country equals access to all countries. For more information and to book a place, click here.


Would you like to develop your online marketing skills for your business? 

City Business Library is hosting the following seminars that will help you:

How to bring in business using LinkedIn
Tuesday 21st June (10:00 – 11:30)

In this session with Christina Jackson from 3 degrees social, you will be working through the two sides to utilising LinkedIn to engage with your target market: a powerful profile and a strategic plan that works. Book here.

SEO tips and tricks to make your website the hub of information that Google will love
Wednesday 22nd June (10:00 – 12:30)

Discover ways to improve your site content to make it the hub of useful information that Google now favours. Learn how to make practical and low cost changes to your site, which will greatly improve your search ranking results. Book here.

7 myths of using Twitter and Facebook for business
Tuesday 28th June (10:30 – 12:30)

Are you struggling to use Twitter and Facebook effectively for your business? This practical, interactive workshop will dispel some of the myths about social media and give you strategies you can put into place immediately. Book here.
How to create your own website using WordPress
Thursday 7th July (10:00 – 12:00)
Take the right steps to build, launch and manage a successful search engine friendly website using WordPress. Rafi Akbar’s seminar will go through as much information as possible to help you create a website suitable for your business. Book here.


City Business Library Resources

Find journal articles on online marketing trends and developments using the business journals database Business Source Premier. You can also find news articles using the database UK Newsstand, which provides access to over 250 UK national and regional newspapers. These resources are available remotely with a City of London Libraries card.


MassChallenge UK
Are you an early stage venture ready to accelerate your business? Want to be part of a global network of mentors, partners and start-ups? Looking for a cash prize award for your business with no equity taken? Then apply to MassChallenge UK. Applications close on 29th June – for more information, click here.