Green Bean Studios along with Google Executives and Mayor Andy Burnham roundtable discussion struggling Brits
Green Bean Studios joined Google, Mayor Andy Burnham, MP Lucy Powell & MP Jeff Smith at Manchester’s Central Convention Complex on 14th November at Google’s in-person Skills to Go training event.
Green Bean Studios is a multi-award-winning Manchester-based children’s entertainment production company. The business is one amongst the many others across the UK that have taken part in Google’s Digital Garage workshops and mentorship programme.
On the day of the event, founder of Green Bean Studios Anita Frost, along with Google Executives, Mayor Andy Burnham, MP Lucy Powell and MP Jeff Smith, took part in a roundtable discussion on the value of Google’s digital skills training. During the session, the group discussed Green Bean Studios’ growth after taking part in free online training and mentoring sessions.
Photo Anita Frost, along with Mayor Andy Burnham
Delegates who joined the in-person digital skills training event had the chance to attend bitesized learning sessions run by Google Trainers and 1-to-1 mentoring sessions available on the day. Topics run on the day were Digital Marketing Strategy, Get Started with Digital Advertising, Create Eye Catching Presentations, Use Social Media Content to Reach your Goals and Track Traffic with Google Analytics. There was also a focus on networking with local businesses, where there was the opportunity to connect with other small business owners and set out their future ambitions.
Photo Google’s Digital Garage
Learn more about Green Bean Studios
Green Bean Studios is a fast-growing children’s brand promoting sustainability, learning through play, and a love of outdoor adventures. The brand has expanded its retail offerings, building on the success of its popular collectable children’s book series, called the Green Bean Collection, to develop a range of educational eco toys and games.
Since the brand launched in 2019, developing children’s entertainment productions has been at the forefront of the team’s plans. Earlier this year, Green Bean Studios released the demo of their first children’s music album, Time To Dance, and they currently have an animated children’s TV series in development.
This children's brand foundation started with a fictional character, Green Bean, who lives in Adventure Dales along with friends Mr Bear, Rosie, Beckett, Bobby, Fleur and Harley. Each character has a custom made woodland home which has a human-style kitchen, human-style furniture. The friends come together to learn and play at the local school called 'Kinderdales', where Rosie teaches various fun subjects that include numeracy, literacy, arts and crafts, and cooking.
The Green Bean Collection first went on sale in Waterstones, on Deansgate in Manchester. The leading character drew high demand from little fans, who were eager to learn and have adventures with Green Bean. This led to a collectable series that grew across independent book and toy shops in the UK and beyond.
To find out more about Green Bean Studios, visit: https://www.greenbeanstudios.co.uk/
How can you get involved with Google’s Digital Garage workshops and mentorship programme?
Like many startup businesses that are faced with the reality of limited startup funds and resources, Green Bean Studios decided to work with the Google Digital Team to maximise their potential for effectively communicating with their customers whilst growing their audience.
By gaining specialist knowledge and mentorship from Google’s experts, Green Bean Studios was able to understand its strengths but also areas for improvement. From this, they were able to implement a strategy to make the most of their online presence and achieve their business goal to reach more customers.
Register your place today - https://www.enterprisenation.com/googlementoring/
Photo Anita Frost, along with MP Lucy Powell
Green Bean Studios’ founder and multi-award-winning author, Anita Frost, said:
“Our experience working with the Google Digital team has been second-to-none. We received a high-class service and excellent level of support which has been invaluable to a small, growing business such as ourselves.
We knew investing in Google as a whole to support our business was the right decision to help us tap into new markets and make the most of our digital offerings, and this has enabled us to upskill our team with the expert knowledge we’ve learned during the training and mentorship.
I’m confident this experience will set us in good stead as we continue to connect with stakeholders and develop our children’s entertainment productions for TV and film during this exciting time of growth for Green Bean Studios.”
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