Now more than ever, small businesses and charities need digital skills to survive. Digital Boost connects them with expert professionals to help them grow.
At BT we believe that small businesses are the beating heart of our economy, high streets and communities. Through our Small Business Support Scheme we’re using our network, technology, scale and expertise to help small businesses boost their connectivity, cashflow and confidence – and get better positioned for the future.
Partnering with Digital Boost, BT is supporting new mentoring scheme for small businesses, to provide them with free access to its expertise across strategy, marketing, sales, and more.
Through Skills for Tomorrow, BT is helping 1 million small business owners and their employees to improve their digital skills by 2025. BT Skills for Tomorrow provides free webinars, online courses and mentoring to support small businesses to grow online. Support covers crucial topics, including how to prevent cyber-attacks and using social media to reach new customers. Find out more here
Without essential digital skills, many small organisations will be left behind. Your help can make a real impact.
Match with charities and businesses that you feel strongly about, and help them thrive.
Connect with a network of experts from top companies in tech, consulting and finance.
“Digital Boost gave us an opportunity to connect with someone with expert knowledge of innovation and design. They helped us through the initial steps of building a digital product.”
“Speaking to Digital Boost has given us the confidence to step further into the digital world, a world that we were barely involved in until 8 weeks ago. They helped us understand the process of building a digital ad and gave us the tools to continue building and refining for better results in acquiring new customers.”
There are three easy steps to becoming a volunteer with Digital Boost:
Sign up by completing our form, where we’ll ask you a few questions about your experience and skills.
After sign up, you will receive requests for mentoring based on the subjects you indicated you could mentor in. You decide who you help based on your availability and we let them know you've accepted their requests
You decide how much and how long you would like to be involved with Digital Boost. Schedule and plan Boost Calls and Boost Workshops on a flexible basis.
Are you an expert in one of the following areas? If so, small businesses and charities need your help
Paid social marketing
Search engine optimisation
B2B sales/ marketing
Conversion rate optimisation
User experience design
Branding & logos
Market/ user research