Are you ready to take your startup or SME to the next level? Facebook Africa and Livity Africa are looking to assist businesses owned by young people through Digify PRO StartUp, a programme that is aimed at helping youth-enterprises to become much more competitive within their respective markets.
The programme will do this by equipping the entrepreneurial youth with the digital skills they require to become successful in today’s hypercompetitive, hyperconnected digital era. Particular focus will be paid to understanding Facebook and Instagram as business tools.
With more than 14 million users in South Africa, Facebook is the biggest online community, with an increasing number of its members making real-time buying decisions via the social network. This makes taking your business digital an important part of your marketing, growth and bottom-line according to Livity Africa.
About Digify PRO StartUp
Over the course of the programme, attendees will learn and explore how to make use of Facebook’s platform and tools such as Blueprint that is the company’s e-learning platform. Entrepreneurs will benefit from an integrated training approach that bridges technology and skills around strategy, branding, social media, content creation, advertising and analytics.
Digify PRO StartUp will show you how to:
- Develop your brand strategy
- Effectively build your online community and connect with customers through Facebook business pages
- Use Insights and Analytics to hone your sales and marketing strategy.
- Create truly engaging content and run successful l advertising campaigns
- Develop your presentation skills and confidence
Applications are now open
Digify PRO StartUp will run for eight weeks starting October 16, with classes held on Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 10:00 and 15:00 at Livity Africa offices in Braamfontein.
To qualify, your business must be registered and operational. You must also be able to show how going digital will boost your business.
Hurry, because applications close on 6 October 2017.