Creating A Marketing Strategy with Gary Gates
We are excited to have Gary of Create Digital NI teaching some free taster workshops on Creating A Marketing Strategy at Blick & 8081 next week. Ahead of Gary’s workshops, we caught up with him and had a quick chat to find out more about him and his business and here’s what he had to say!
“I have a background in music promotion and events. My early career consisted off playing the guitar and songwriting in various music projects in London, before moving back to Belfast. During the naughties I worked in Belfast as an event organiser and music promoter, long before the influence of Social Media, this is where I learned how to market to and communicate with consumers. I have had various businesses, one of which was a children s entertainment business, where I hired out bouncey castles, face-painters, and balloon modelers.
The last 3 years saw me running the digital marketing company ‘Ginger Basket Media’, where clients ranged from local glazing businesses to Red Bull. I have a large understanding of the digital world, i.e. content marketing, Search Engine Marketing, Google Analytics, and Strategy. My main focus is on Facebook for business and Twitter for business.
Now, instead of managing various accounts for clients, I prefer to teach these skills.
Create Digital NI offers 2 services
1) Digital Workshops, both in venues across the country, and in workplaces.
2) Face-to-Face workplace skills training.”