Digital Boost talks for local businesses

Business Gatway participants share ideas. Picture: Phil Wilkinson
Business Gatway participants share ideas. Picture: Phil Wilkinson

New free workshops aimed at helping Scottish Borders’ small and medium-sized enterprises adopt digital technology have been launched.

The DigitalBoost events have been designed to help businesses improve website presence, communicate with their customers better, and increase sales.

The events run throughout March and include digital marketing strategy, data analytics and back office systems.

DigitalBoost has been developed by Business Gateway, Scottish Enterprise and Highland & Islands Enterprise on behalf of Digital Scotland. The programme of workshops have been designed specifically to support SMEs development into digital technologies and ultimately to bring business benefits.

The seminars, will take place at Ettrick Riverside, Selkirk. One to one adviser sessions with digital specialists are also available.

Phil McCreadie, Business Gateway, said: “Digital technologies open doors to bigger markets as well as opportunities to improve efficiencies of individual businesses. The events aim to give greater understanding of this fast moving sector and real business benefits it can bring.”

For details, call 01835 818315 or visit