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Digital Mums From redundancy to relevancy

From redundancy to relevancy

Maggie had taken redundancy from her previous role but after studying with us she now has an exciting new business

Maggie Roxburgh had taken redundancy from her previous role and was about to attempt to re-enter the job market when the first lockdown shelved her plans so she chose to join our Advanced Diploma in Social Media Marketing and now has an exciting new business.

Case Study Advanced Diploma
Digital Mums From career break to career confident

From career break to career confident

After taking a significant career break Selina has rediscovered her confidence and drive

After taking time out of the workplace after having her youngest daughter Selina realised the digital world had left her behind but joining our Advanced Diploma in Social Media Marketing has transformed her career prospects and she now has a successful social media business.

Case Study Advanced Diploma
Digital Mums From studio manager to social media guru

From studio manager to social media guru

We supported Pamela to retrain for an exciting new career in social media marketing

Pamela did our Advanced Diploma in Social Media Marketing while on maternity leave and has left her studio manager job behind for an exciting new career.

Case Study Advanced Diploma
Digital Mums From agency employee to agency owner

From agency employee to agency owner

After 20 years working in advertising agencies we supported Nicola to set up her own agency

​After 20 years working for London advertising agencies Nicola Gardiner now has her own boutique social media agency after doing our Advanced Diploma in Social Media Marketing.

Case Study Advanced Diploma
Digital Mums “I have learned how to map out and build an audience and develop a content strategy for my business which has been invaluable.”

“I have learned how to map out and build an audience and develop a content strategy for my business which has been invaluable.”

Mahtab Chenevix-Trench runs a food business, Tabbi Eats, a bespoke meal-planning service but when the Coronavirus hit her client numbers dwindled she decided to use the time to train in social media so she joined our Foundation in Social Media Marketing course.

Case Study Foundation in Social Media Marketing
Digital Mums "The most important part of the course for me was learning how to develop a social media strategy around my brand.”

"The most important part of the course for me was learning how to develop a social media strategy around my brand.”

When the first lockdown began Jo Keigwin’s work as a freelance designer began to dry up but instead of feeling deflated, she used the opportunity to focus on her side business and joined our Foundation in Social Media Marketing course to help understand how to grow her business on social media.

Case Study Foundation in Social Media Marketing
Digital Mums “I had been feeling for years that I hadn’t caught up with the fast-moving digital world''

“I had been feeling for years that I hadn’t caught up with the fast-moving digital world''

Chrissy Stonebridge, 59, has two children aged 24 and 25 and lives in Morden, Surrey with her husband. ​Chrissy Stonebridge carved out a successful career in PR in the 1980s and 1990s but after taking time out to raise her family realised the digital world had left her behind. Thankfully a free spot on our Future Skills Bootcamps sorted her out.

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Digital Mums “I thought I had found a dream job but then Covid hit and travel was one of the worst industries to be in."

“I thought I had found a dream job but then Covid hit and travel was one of the worst industries to be in."

Lizzie Shanahan lives in Leeds with her nine-year-old daughter. After going through a divorce, Lizzie Shanahan found herself thrust back into the job market and then Covid hit. Find out how a free space on our Future Skills course helped her gain confidence and in-demand skills to help her navigate the post-pandemic job market.

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Digital Mums "I hadn’t done any learning for a long time and doubted myself but after the first live lesson I felt much more comfortable and realised the course was for me."

"I hadn’t done any learning for a long time and doubted myself but after the first live lesson I felt much more comfortable and realised the course was for me."

Emma Dorgan, mum to a four-year-old daughter and lives in Crystal Palace, South London with her husband. After dropping out of college twice, Emma had convinced herself that learning just wasn’t for her. The fun and practical design of our Future Skills Bootcamp changed her mind.

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Digital Mums "I was petrified on the first day of the course but I needn't have worried"

"I was petrified on the first day of the course but I needn't have worried"

Dana Bradley, is a children's swimming instructor and lives with her husband and two children aged 8 and 10. She went from feeling physically sick at the thought of learning to being a passionate learner in just a few weeks thanks to a free space on our Future Skills course. She's already feeling more confident about the future.

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Digital Mums "I very much enjoy running my own business and wish I had done it years before.”

"I very much enjoy running my own business and wish I had done it years before.”

Cathy studied on our Advanced Diploma in Social Media Marketing in 2016 and before she'd even finished she had set up her own social media business. She has grown several businesses and organisations from scratch, ranging from a digital agency to a subscription box for anxious teenagers.

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Digital Mums "I really enjoy working in social media and the fact that no two days are the same with platforms that change every day, keeping me on my toes"

"I really enjoy working in social media and the fact that no two days are the same with platforms that change every day, keeping me on my toes"

Maria studied on our Advanced Diploma in 2016 like many alumni members joining us when her daughter started school. She now runs Four31 Digital, an award winning social media and Facebook ads consultancy which she set up in 2017.

Case Study Advanced Diploma
Digital Mums "I have genuinely found my passion with this line of work, I love social media marketing, both organic and paid and I love teaching others."

"I have genuinely found my passion with this line of work, I love social media marketing, both organic and paid and I love teaching others."

In 2008 Emel left a career in Property Management and 7 years later had no idea what to do next. Thankfully she joined our Advanced Diploma in Social Media Marketing and now runs a successful social media agency as well as sharing her knowledge teaching social media to others, including as a tutor for Digital Mums.

Case Study Advanced Diploma
Digital Mums "We have really enjoyed the course and it has delivered what we wanted and more."

"We have really enjoyed the course and it has delivered what we wanted and more."

Klara Akerstrom, 39 and Mel Booth, 43, are the founders of Marketing Lab a friendly Marketing Consultancy offering practical and tailored advice and support to a diverse range of clients based in the Surrey Hills. They jointly completed our Foundation in Social Media Marketing course and are looking forward to sharing their newfound social media expertise with their clients.

Foundation in Social Media Marketing Case Study
Digital Mums "I have seen my confidence improve and the tweaks that I’ve started implementing are already showing results on the business accounts."

"I have seen my confidence improve and the tweaks that I’ve started implementing are already showing results on the business accounts."

Keri Mason, 40, completed the Foundation in Social Media Marketing to support her move to freelancing, so she can weave social media into her portfolio of content creation services.

Foundation in Social Media Marketing Case Study
Digital Mums "Be the one doing it properly, not the one playing at it!”

"Be the one doing it properly, not the one playing at it!”

Emma MacFarlane, 48, is a successful marketing freelancer and lives in Thames Ditton, Surrey, with her husband and family. She completed the Foundation in Social Media Marketing to expand her social media knowledge and to offer another marketing avenue to her clients.

Foundation in Social Media Marketing Case Study
Digital Mums "I now have a much better understanding of how social media enables businesses and charities to engage with their target audience."

"I now have a much better understanding of how social media enables businesses and charities to engage with their target audience."

Heather Paton works as a Programme Coordinator for Link UP London’s ReLaunch Programme who funded her place on our Foundation in Social Media Marketing course. She lives in Clapham with her family.

Foundation in Social Media Marketing Case Study
Digital Mums "The course has enabled me to plan my social media strategy for my new business with a lot more confidence."

"The course has enabled me to plan my social media strategy for my new business with a lot more confidence."

Meet Helen Robinson, founder of Gifted Local. Helen completed our Foundation in Social Media Marketing course and is now excited about applying her learnings to grow her new business which connects people to creative businesses in their local area helping them to shop more sustainably.

Foundation in Social Media Marketing Case Study
Digital Mums "Learning has given me an incredible network and lifelong friends"

"Learning has given me an incredible network and lifelong friends"

“It’s not what you know, it’s who you know” – or so the saying goes. I think the reality is that both are important, but since I graduated from Digital Mums just over a year ago, I have really learnt the value of having a good network.

Case Study Advanced Diploma
Digital Mums "I felt empowered as soon as I started the course."

"I felt empowered as soon as I started the course."

Find out how one of our Advanced Diploma Graduates got the job of her dreams before she had even graduated our training!

Case Study Advanced Diploma
Digital Mums “The race against the clock to get to the office for 9am is finally over”

“The race against the clock to get to the office for 9am is finally over”

Read about this Advanced Diploma Digital Mum and how she has launched her own business since graduating

Case Study Advanced Diploma
Digital Mums “Forget overqualified and underpaid - there is a flexible career option for mums that actually works.”

“Forget overqualified and underpaid - there is a flexible career option for mums that actually works.”

Sarah gives us an honest and in-depth look at the Digital Mums' Diploma in Social Media Management Course and how she now has #WorkThatWorks

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