Business Park Partners with Chartered Marketer to put South Belfast on the Map

Business Park Partners with Chartered Marketer to put South Belfast on the Map

Ormeau Business Park in South Belfast is teaming up with Chartered Marketer Christine Watson, founder of Watson and Co. Chartered Marketing, in an effort to drive awareness of the Google Local Guides programme to businesses, social enterprises and charities across Northern Ireland.   Sponsoring a free micro learning opportunity over breakfast on Friday 26 January in the newly refurbished training room inside the enterprise agency...

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Watson & Co. Chartered Marketing founder Christine Watson becomes one of the first 100 SOSTAC® Certified Planners in the world

Watson & Co. Chartered Marketing founder Christine Watson becomes one of the first 100 SOSTAC® Certified Planners in the world

Chartered marketers take on digital challenges heightened by pandemic. Four Northern Ireland business women are among the first 100 professionals in the world to become accredited advisors in a globally recognised marketing model that will help businesses plan a recovery from the devastating economic impact of the pandemic. As SOSTAC® Certified Planners, marketing strategy experts Lydia McClelland, Denise Hamill, Christine Watson and licensed...

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Watson & Co. Chartered Marketing Chartered Marketer Christine Watson getting set to support new businesses across Belfast city with specialist marketing mentoring support

Watson & Co. Chartered Marketing Chartered Marketer Christine Watson getting set to support new businesses across Belfast city with specialist marketing mentoring support

  Watson & Co.Chartered Marketing Chartered Marketer Christine Watson is getting ready to support new businesses across Belfast city with specialist marketing mentoring support. The business support programme: Kick Start is managed by Enterprise Northern Ireland in association with local enterprise agencies across the Belfast destination and Deirdre Fitzpatrick Associates. It is funded by Belfast City Council, Invest Northern Ireland...

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Chartered Marketer Christine Watson appointed by Enterprise NI to deliver marketing workshop on Belfast City Council Kick Start Business Programme

Chartered Marketer Christine Watson appointed by Enterprise NI to deliver marketing workshop on Belfast City Council Kick Start Business Programme

Chartered Marketer Christine Watson has been appointed by Enterprise NI to deliver marketing workshop on the Kick Start Business Programme.   The programme has been created to help budding Belfast entrepreneurs ‘kick start’ their business. Belfast City Council’s KickStart programme will provide early stage businesses with potential for growth with specialist workshops and one to one tailored mentoring. The KickStart programme by...

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Libraries NI Roadshow Encourages Learning Through Blogging

Libraries NI Roadshow Encourages Learning Through Blogging

#GetBloggingNI Welcomes Bloggers Michelle Connolly & Jill McDowell to Finaghy Library   A blogging inspiration event, part of the Libraries NI #GetBloggingNI tour, will welcome vlogger Michelle Connolly and Blogger Jill McDowell to Finaghy Library later this month. The free event on Wednesday 11 December, which aims to teach and inspire attendees about the world of blogging, is one in a series happening across Northern Ireland in 2019...

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Bloggers set to inspire at Libraries NI in Newry this November

Bloggers set to inspire at Libraries NI in Newry this November

              Libraries NI Service Development Manager Julie Reid and Chartered Marketer Christine Watson of Training Matchmaker at the launch of the second installment of Blogging Inspiration Sessions across Northern Ireland libraries this Autumn/Winter   Bloggers Set To Inspire At Libraries NI #GetBloggingNI Co Down Event Get inspired to blog at Newry City Library All will be revealed about the...

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Get inspired to blog in Derry Central Library

Get inspired to blog in Derry Central Library

Get inspired to blog in Derry Central Library Derry Central Library will host a free Blogging Inspiration session on Thursday 17 October from 6:30pm with well-known authors and bloggers Patience Bradley and Dr Ava Eagle Brown sharing their journey into blogging, their life experiences and years of expertise. The Libraries NI event is designed to encourage potential bloggers to get started and will provide hints, tips and tricks towards...

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Aspiring Bloggers Complete Course At Lisburn City Library

Aspiring Bloggers Complete Course At Lisburn City Library

    Aspiring Bloggers Complete Course At Lisburn City Library Blogging, vlogging and podcasting are ways to share stories and compelling content, and recently 12 Northern Ireland bloggers received certificates for completing a six-week course at Lisburn City Library. Delivered by TrainingMatchmaker.com and backed by Libraries NI the course introduced new and intermediate bloggers to the tools and techniques necessary to become a...

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Congratulations to South Belfast’s latest WorldHost Customer Service Training Graduates

Congratulations to South Belfast’s latest WorldHost Customer Service Training Graduates

Organisations across South Belfast took steps to enhance their customer service this Autumn. The WorldHost South Belfast programme by Forward South Partnership was delivered by Licensed WorldHost Trainer – Chartered Marketer Christine Watson of Watson and Co Chartered Marketing.           Organisations participating in the workshop on 22 October included: Intern Europe Greater Village Regeneration Trust T R E E...

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Serving Up World Class Service In South Belfast

Serving Up World Class Service In South Belfast

Serving Up World Class Service In South Belfast Fully funded course delivers the tools for professional development   BELFAST City Council is funding an innovative programme for tourism focused organisations through the ‘WorldHost Principles of Customer Service’ training. Delivered by Licensed WorldHost facilitator and Chartered Marketer, Christine Watson, the course has been fully funded by Belfast City Council Community and...

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Fully Funded WorldHost Principles of Customer Service Pilot Programme with Forward South Partnership Launched

Fully Funded WorldHost Principles of Customer Service Pilot Programme with Forward South Partnership Launched

Watson & Co. Chartered Marketing Licensed WorldHost Trainer – Chartered Marketer Christine Watson is delighted to announce that the Fully Funded WorldHost Principles of Customer Service Pilot Programme with Forward South Partnership is now open for recruitment. Tourism organisations in South Belfast are welcome to apply for one fully funded place on one of three WorldHost Principles of Customer Service Training Workshops: 18 August...

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Belfast’s Central Business District appoint Watson & Co. Chartered Marketing to deliver Destination Marketing & WorldHost Customer Service Ambassador Training

Belfast’s Central Business District appoint Watson & Co. Chartered Marketing to deliver Destination Marketing & WorldHost Customer Service Ambassador Training

The new Belfast BID (Business Improvement District) for the Linen Quarter – ‘Central Business District’ has appointed Chartered Marketer and WorldHost Trainer Christine Watson, founder of Watson & Co. Chartered Marketing to deliver a bespoke Destination Marketing and WorldHost Customer Service and Ambassador training and skills development programme. The training programme will be delivered to the brand new Belfast...

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Forward South Partnership to support the enhancement of customer service skills across the south Belfast destination this Summer

Forward South Partnership to support the enhancement of customer service skills across the south Belfast destination this Summer

Forward South Partnership are taking steps this Summer to enhance customer service skills for tourists visiting South Belfast businesses. Funded by Belfast City Council the WorldHost Principles of Customer Service Training and Recognition Programme will be fully funded for one representative from 40 individual businesses operating within the tourism sector across the South Belfast destination. Three full day WorldHost Principles of Customer...

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Watson & Co. Chartered Marketing celebrate Glenarm retaining WorldHost Destination Village Status in Recognition of their Commitment to Customer Service Excellence

Watson & Co. Chartered Marketing celebrate Glenarm retaining WorldHost Destination Village Status in Recognition of their Commitment to Customer Service Excellence

The stunning village of Glenarm has retained its prestigious WorldHost Destination status in recognition of the area’s spectacular beauty, excellent customer service and unbeatable visitor experience. The village was first awarded WorldHost Recognised Destination Village status in February 2016. And following further WorldHost training carried out by businesses in the village over the past year, including WorldHost Food NI Ambassador...

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Watson & Co. Chartered Marketing Chartered Marketer Christine Watson ready to support businesses in Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough council with specialist marketing mentoring support

Watson & Co. Chartered Marketing Chartered Marketer Christine Watson ready to support businesses in Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough council with specialist marketing mentoring support

Watson & Co.Chartered Marketing Chartered Marketer Christine Watson is getting ready to support local businesses across the Antrim and Newtownabbey borough with specialist marketing mentoring support. The business support programme: Optimal is managed by Mallusk Enterprise Agency in association with Deirdre Fitzpatrick Associates and is funded by Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council, Invest Northern Ireland and the European Regional...

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Watson & Co. Chartered Marketing Chartered Marketer and Licensed WorldHost Trainer Christine Watson Appointed by Mid and East Antrim Borough Council to deliver WorldHost Food NI Ambassador Training to Local Businesses

Watson & Co. Chartered Marketing Chartered Marketer and Licensed WorldHost Trainer Christine Watson Appointed by Mid and East Antrim Borough Council to deliver WorldHost Food NI Ambassador Training to Local Businesses

Watson & Co. Chartered Marketing Chartered Marketer and Licensed WorldHost Trainer Christine Watson has been appointed by Mid and East Antrim Borough Council to deliver the widely acclaimed WorldHost Food NI Ambassador Training Programme to local businesses across the district.       The WorldHost Food NI Ambassador programme is running as part of the Mid and East Antrim Borough Council’s Spring 2018 Training Calendar...

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Watson & Co. Chartered Marketing Chartered Marketer Christine Watson set to deliver marketing mentoring for Antrim Enterprise Agency as part of the Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council funded Nurture programme

Watson & Co. Chartered Marketing Chartered Marketer Christine Watson set to deliver marketing mentoring for Antrim Enterprise Agency as part of the Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council funded Nurture programme

Watson & Co. Chartered Marketing Chartered Marketer Christine Watson is set to begin delivering marketing mentoring for Antrim Enterprise Agency as part of the Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council funded Nurture programme. The fully funded business support programme, free to participant businesses across the Antrim and Newtownabbey borough, offers specialist and expert support bespoke to suit business needs.   Find out more about...

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New WorldHost Customer Service Training Graduates for Northern Ireland

New WorldHost Customer Service Training Graduates for Northern Ireland

Congratulations to our latest WorldHost Customer Service Training Graduates from: Morning Star Bar Belfast, Dunmurry Dental Practice, Margaret’s Cottage B & B, Ardglass, ProfileTree, ConnollyCove, Montalto Estate – The Carriage Rooms at Montalto Training delivered on 25 September 2017 by WorldHost Licensed Trainer: Chartered Marketer Christine Watson Training Venue: Malone Lodge Hotel...

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Chartered Marketer Christine Watson upskills Northern Ireland businesses on using Instagram to drive sales.

Chartered Marketer Christine Watson upskills Northern Ireland businesses on using Instagram to drive sales.

Pictured (left to right): Noreen McClelland, Chair of Mallusk Enterprise Park with Chartered Marketer and Instagram Trainer Christine Watson and  Emma Garrett, CEO of Mallusk Enterprise Park. The Watson & Co. Chartered Marketing crash course in Sales Focused Instagram for business was delivered to a sell out audience of local businesses at Mallusk Enterprise Park. About the training workshop: Crash Course in Sales Focused Instagram for...

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Watson and Co Chartered Marketing deliver a Sell Out Instagram for Business Workshop at Inspire Business Centre

Watson and Co Chartered Marketing deliver a Sell Out Instagram for Business Workshop at Inspire Business Centre

Watson and Co Chartered Marketing founder and Chartered Marketer Christine Watson delivered a sell out Instagram for business workshop at Inspire Business Centre on 23 August 2017 Delegates in the room included business to consumer and business to business brands such as Streamvale Open Farm, Keys to Success NI, Cartmill Stewart and Co Chartered Accountants and Florrie and Will clothing store in Dromore. During the session delegates picked up...

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Success of free to attend Google Digital Garage on tour – Northern Ireland

Success of free to attend Google Digital Garage on tour – Northern Ireland

  The free to attend Google Digital Garage on Tour – Northern Ireland returned to three locations across the Province for the first time in a roadshow style with 200 delegates attending over three days.   Designed to support and advise businesses regardless of their technical expertise and aimed at business owners, entrepreneurs, small businesses, those in IT, e-commerce, digital marketing and communications roles in the...

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Handling Social Reviews

Handling Social Reviews

If you manage a business you will appreciate the power of a positive social review, accepted wisdom is that a 4.8 star review leads to credibility and sales.  The dreaded one star feedback may lose you customers, and definitely won’t make your CEO’s day.  Interestingly, 5 star reviews aren’t generally believed to be true.   However, social listening offers important learning for businesses, and in this digital marketing world is a...

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The Big Idea – Training and Mentoring Delivery to New Start Businesses for Inspire Business Centre

The Big Idea – Training and Mentoring Delivery to New Start Businesses for Inspire Business Centre

                        Chartered Marketer, Christine Watson delivered an idea-tion session entitled The Big Idea for new start businesses on the Exploring Enterprise – Understanding Business Enterprise programme at Inspire Business Centre. The delivery was part of an Enterprise Northern Ireland Initiative project part funded through the Northern Ireland European Social Fund...

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Watson & Co. Chartered Marketing Training Courses Eligible for CITB Grant Aid

Watson & Co. Chartered Marketing Training Courses Eligible for CITB Grant Aid

Watson & Co. Chartered Marketing are delighted to announce that their portfolio of customer service and marketing training courses are now registered by CITB NI for grant assistance to registered in scope employers in the construction industry. Grant aid is provided under the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB NI) off the job grant category. Popular WorldHost Principles of Customer Service Training Programme delivered by Watson...

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New WorldHost Customer Service Training Graduates

New WorldHost Customer Service Training Graduates

Congratulations to latest Watson & Co. Chartered Marketing WorldHost Customer Service Training Graduates. Delegates join a worldwide army of over one million WorldHost customer service professionals dedicated to Going the Extra Mile for their internal and external customers every working day. Businesses completing the programme at Maryville Tea Rooms in Belfast on 19 April 2017 included Sodexo – Knead St Deli at All State NI, Libra...

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