Free ICT advice on offer for Newtownabbey businesses

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The Log on NI mobile demonstration unit will be visiting the Valley Leisure Centre in Newtownabbey on Tuesday, June 26 June and Wednesday, June 27 June.

The roadshow will take place between 10am and 5pm each day and will highlight the free and impartial advice and support that Logon.ni can provide to local businesses, particularly on a wide range of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) topics and with online marketing ideas and techniques.

Businesses can come on board and see for themselves the many easy and free ways in which they can ease their workload, increase sales and market their products and services for free using ICT. Previous users of the impartial advice have boosted sales, saved money and increased customers.

Log on NI, established by Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment and financed under the European Regional Development Fund Sustainable Competitiveness Programme 2007-2013, provides supplier neutral broadband and ICT advice to SME’s throughout Northern Ireland.

The programme has two specific objectives - to stimulate take-up of broadband within, and increase the level of e-business activity undertaken by, local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The programme is designed to give free advice to businesses throughout the province and is tailored to meet the client’s business requirements thus enabling participating businesses to take full advantage of the benefits broadband and ICT can bring to their business. The fixed demonstration premises are situated in Omagh, whilst trained broadband advisors also visit clients at their business premises. The Log on NI mobile demonstration unit also visits towns and cities throughout the province.

Speaking about the visit the Mayor, Alderman Victor Robinson commented: “The council is delighted to welcome the Log on NI unit to the Valley Leisure Centre and I would encourage the local business community to take up this opportunity for free help and support.”

For further details or to speak to an advisor, contact logon NI by Telephone: 028 8283 9012, email: freehelp@logon-ni.co.uk or visit: www.logon-ni.co.uk