Short courses introducing digital skills to anyone looking to increase their online presence. Perfect for those with no prior knowledge, or for those needing a refresher.

Do you need to overcome digital barriers to get the best out of your business? Our free digital skills workshops will develop your knowledge in creating an online presence and productivity through digital tools, ultimately building a more resilient business.

What’s covered?

Each attendee can choose to attend any of the workshops listed below. Each workshop will be held multiple times throughout the year, and you can also book for additional refresher/Q&A sessions:


  • Driving Traffic to your Website / SEO
  • E-commerce / Online Sales
  • Website Development
  • Social Media
  • Project Management Tools for Digital Marketing
  • Q&A / Refresher session



Who is it for?


These free workshops are for residents of Braintree, Chelmsford, Colchester, Maldon, Tendring, and Uttlesford, for businesses of any size, at any stage, and in any sector.


Workshops would be more beneficial to those businesses and individuals who need to create or develop their online presence to enable the future success of their business.

When is it?


Training courses are held multiple times throughout the year, and we would encourage attendees to participate in as many workshops as possible.


Course takes place during the following weeks:


Monday 23 May 9am-12pm, until Friday 27 May 1pm-4pm
Monday 25 July 9am-12pm, until Friday 29 July 1pm-4pm
Monday 26 September 9am-12pm, until Friday 30 September 1pm-4pm
Monday 07 November 9am-12pm, until Friday 11 November 1pm-4pm

We’ve helped thousands of new businesses get started and develop. Will you be our next success story? If you would like any further information or have any questions, please contact us on 01206 548833 or email

Make Happy

Make Happy is a marketing and innovation agency with a focus on using workshops to equip SMEs and start ups with the knowledge, skills and confidence they need to thrive. Make Happy has worked with hundreds of SMEs over the last decade. We provide specialised training and consultancy services to  businesses covering everything from business modelling, to marketing to people management.

Sophie, your trainer, is a highly experienced marketer and facilitator. She has designed and delivered training programmes for entrepreneurs at organisations including London College of Fashion, Hatch Incubator, De Montfort University, UCL. Prior to joining Make Happy, Sophie drove marketing and communications at a number of high profile organisations including mac Birmingham and Centre for Contemporary Arts. She is a CIM qualified marketer and certified by the Market Research Society in Market and Social Research

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