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Businesses Get Set to Thrive with Digital Plus

Connecting Cheshire partners with Thrive Creative for the launch of their latest business support package - Digital Plus.

Businesses Get Set to Thrive with Digital Plus

"We're delighted to be working with Connecting Cheshire, and excited to be developing the Digital brand. This is a great initiative which offers measurable benefits."
Thrive Managing and Creative Director, Dave Powell

Available to businesses across Cheshire and Warrington, the ERDF funded programme is designed to equip businesses with up to date digital knowledge and provide financial help to businesses who wish to upgrade to a Superfast broadband connection.

Delivered via a series of face-to-face, free seminars and business support, the programme will help businesses make the most of digital technology by -


•   Working more efficiently and profitably with digital tools
•   Reducing IT costs with cloud computing
•   Increasing leads and sales through digital marketing and social media
•   Reducing admin and improving service through e-commerce platforms
•   Using artificial intelligence as a key business tool
•   Being business-ready for new online tax and GDPR rules


Thrive Creative, a brand and digital communication agency based in South Cheshire, has been awarded a 2 year contract to deliver creative services. Selected from 18 agencies who tendered for the work, Thrive will provide brand development, advertising, digital marketing and event collateral.

Managing and Creative Director at Thrive, Dave Powell said, "We're delighted to be working with Connecting Cheshire, and excited to be developing the Digital+ brand. For ambitious organisations looking to grow, or start-ups who want to get the most from digital, this is a great initiative which offers measurable benefits – something we are keen to communicate through the Digital+ strategy."

The appointment follows a series of successful pitches for the agency in 2017, which has an enviable client roster including Iceland Foods, Manchester Metropolitan University and UHY Hacker Young.

Seminars are taking place in Chester, Nantwich and Warrington. To find out more about Digital+ contact james.rowley@skillsandgrowth.co.uk or call 07866 158 593.



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