Marketing workshops and courses for startups, small businesses and marketing managers

Learn from people who love what they do and who use their knowledge everyday to build more productive, profitable and fulfilling businesses.

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Sign up to my free Marketing Boost webinar
to kickstart your marketing for 2020.

We’re all guilty of focusing on the stuff that has little impact – vanity metrics such as Facebook Likes, website visits, or Youtube subscribers – without paying attention to the things that really matter. Customer experience.

Join me to learn how to find the right customers, create great content
and a develop a sustainable approach to marketing.

Feedback from recent events

"Ben provided helpful and easy-to-follow advice. The latter is very important for me! He is clearly very knowledgeable."Abi McPherson
"Ben was really engaging, and ran a fun and informative session around e-mail marketing. I left feeling motivated and positive..."Laura Duggal
"Very approachable, creative and informative"Graeme
"They helped me get started"roger
"Great workshop, contents very clearly explained, felt I learnt a lot . Definitely worth attending. Thank you Ben."Alison Ferris

Marketing workshops & team training

Each three-hour training session is delivered by an expert in that field for up to five attendees. There’s plenty of time to get into detail plus answer any specific questions you have. Workshops can be held at your company or local training space.

Social Media workshop

Social Media workshop

A general overview or an in-depth look at LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Pinterest.

Session covers:
Engaging post examples
Tips and strategies
Manage and schedule
Reporting tools

Google Analytics workshop

Google Analytics workshop

A focused session how to use Google Analytics to grow your site visitors and convert more of them into sales or contacts.

Session covers:
App overview
Key reports
Creating reports
Setting up dashboards

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) workshop

Search Engine (SEO) workshop

The steps you need to take to improve to bring in more engaged visitors to your website.

Session covers:
Finding keywords
On and Off-page optimisation
Local optimisation Link-building

WordPress and Gutenberg editor workshop

WordPress admin workshop

Everything you need to manage, develop and grow your WordPress site.

Session covers:
Adding new users
Pages and posts
Gutenberg editor
Content layout
Embedding videos
Themes, widgets & plugins

Upcoming events

Events we are running or attending to broaden skills and personal networks.


Marketing Boost Live at Open MIC (Worcester) – Learn a sustainable approach to marketing
6th February, 11am – 1pm, £7.50, Includes lunch. Partner event

Marketing Boost (Webinar) – Learn a sustainable approach to marketing
11th February, 10am – 10:30am, Free

Marketing Boost (Webinar) – Learn a sustainable approach to marketing
14th February, 4pm – 4:30am, Free

How to make fab client testimonial videos (Webinar) – Tips and examples
25th February, 1pm – 2pm, £36


Marketing Boost (Webinar) – Learn a sustainable approach to marketing
3rd March, 10am – 10:30am, Free

Marketing Boost Live at HSBC (Cheltenham) – Learn a better approach to marketing
25th March, 9:30am – 12pm, Free, Networking opportunities

Marketing Boost Live at HSBC (Swindon) – Learn a better approach to marketing
26th March, 9:30am – 12pm, Free, Networking opportunities


Web Expo Guildford (Guildford) – What we can achieve when we work together.
21st May, 9:00am – 5pm, £114 early bird

Reasons to attend a Rather Inventive workshop

  1. Trainers are experts in their field able to adapt content to suit every level
  2. Trainers don’t just teach. Their expertise comes from techniques developed working with other businesses
  3. You’ll feel motivated and ready to put into action what you have learned
  4. You won’t suffer ‘Death by PowerPoint’. Workshops are fun and interactive
  5. Most workshops will include group activities to better help you retain what you have learned
  6. Trainers are happy to share tools, concepts and ideas that they use in there business
  7. Questions and group discussion are welcomed