Gori Yahaya

Head of the Digital Garage for Google

Gori is the Head of Training and Development for the Digital Garage from Google. He has over 10 years of experience consulting and training hundreds of SMEs, charities, business owners, entrepreneurs and students on how to boost their digital skills and harness the power of the internet and Google tools effectively to drive growth for their business and reach new customers online. 


Session Details 

Google Digital Garage Workshop #1 - "Win New Customers Online"

John Hendry - Room C: 1.30pm - 2.15pm

In this lively and information-packed 45-minute workshop, you will hear a wealth of practical tips on how to improve your digital visibility: helping your site to be found through the major search engines and understanding the benefits of online advertising.  

Key learning areas include: 

• The importance of search marketing
• How does search work?
• Key tools such as Google Trends, Google My Business & Google Adwords
• Optimising for mobile
• Quality scores & click-through rates

Google Digital Garage Workshop #2 - "Know Your Business with Google Analytics”

John Hendry - Room C: 3.15pm - 4.00pm

In this second 45-minute workshop, you will hear how to use web analytics to discover what your potential customers are doing (and not doing) on your website, where they’re coming from, how you can get more and how to track specific objectives for your online campaigns.

Key discussion areas include: 

• The kind of data web analytics provides
• How to understand that data and additional insights you can gain
• Why web analytics should underpin all your digital activities
• How to use digital insights to support your business goals
• Deciding what your own goals and conversions should be 

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Inspirational Speakers for May 2017 include...

Robert Peston

Political Editor at ITV (formerly BBC Business & Economics Editor)

Rosemary Shrager

Celebrity Chef & TV Personality

Gori Yahaya

Head of Google's Digital Garage

Frazer Thompson

Dynamic CEO of Chapel Down Group

Helen Walbey

Chair for Diversity, FSB

James Sproule

Chief Economist and Director of Policy, IoD