Welcome to Harrogate Blah!

Welcome to Harrogate BLAH!

BLAH (Business Ladies around Harrogate) is an open, inclusive, and friendly community for business ladies working in and around the Harrogate area....

September 2016 – Booking Now Open

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If you are a business owner you know that tough times call for creative measures in business. If you want to thrive in your business, you need to be clear in your focus, goals and business strategies because if you aren’t, you’ll get left in the dust. Its only by grabbing the reins and leading [&hellip

Forthcoming Events 2016

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We are a non-membership group run by volunteers. We welcome ladies in business or employment in and around Harrogate. We meet monthly – usually on the first Friday of each month – for a ‘learn and lunch’ networking event – 11.45am-2.30pm. Our late summer/autumn events for 2016 are: 9 September – Grab The Reins: Simple Strategies [&hellip

Social Media – Friend or Foe?? BOOKING NOW!

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Ever sat in front of your computer desperate to post something, anything just to make a post that day? Social media is a marketing tool that every business needs be using as it can transform your business completely if you use it strategically. It can also be a huge, huge time sucker if you don’t. [&hellip

Finance Essentials for Small Businesses – Places Available Now!

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We welcome Shelley Wilson from Stuart James Financial Solutions to give us an insight into how to gain Finance for small businesses, what can be achieved and what the lenders look for. The session will cover lending/funding for assets, buildings and refurbishment. A topic that is also crucial for any business is protection should anything [&hellip

DIY PR for Small Businesses - SOLD OUT!

DIY PR for Small Businesses – SOLD OUT!

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Public relations is a discipline that covers communication of all forms and governs how a business manages its reputation with customers, suppliers, employees, journalists and others. From the way you answer the phone in the office to sending out press releases, your public profile is hugely important to business success. Small businesses can rarely afford [&hellip

NEW DATE! - Apps for Business Effectiveness

NEW DATE! – Apps for Business Effectiveness

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  Good News! – we now have a new date for the Apps for Business Effectiveness Workshop we were hoping to run in November.  The new date is Friday 15th January 2016. Apps are now part of our everyday life – check train departures, monitor your fitness, find the nearest coffee chain outlet, manage your bank [&hellip

Getting into the Christmas Spirit! THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT!

Getting into the Christmas Spirit! THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT!

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We are delighted to welcome Christine and Danielle from the interior design team at James Brindley of Harrogate to give us some tips on decorating our houses for Christmas.  Brindley’s have developed quite a reputation for their shop window displays. We hope to learn some of their tips and tricks ready for the festive season. [&hellip

October 2015 Event – THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT!

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Is your blog working for your business? Most businesses these days know they need to have a blog – but it’s surprising how many don’t know what to do with it.  The Content Market will help you work out how to use your blog to bring people to your business, improve your online visibility, and reinforce your professional [&hellip

September 2015 Event - THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT!

September 2015 Event – THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT!

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If you are considering email marketing but don’t know where to start then this workshop is for you.  In this session we will specifically look at setting up and using Mailchimp (although there are many other email marketing tools out there) which is user friendly and has a great free version to get you started. In this workshop [&hellip

July 2015 Event - THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT!

July 2015 Event – THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT!

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Afternoon energy can be a challenge in a working environment – a classic time for the graveyard shift; mentally and physically!  Just at a time when we can’t fall asleep at our desk! Are the Europeans wise to take a siesta? Come along and find out how to choose foods that mitigate the effects of [&hellip