Entrepreneur scheme to kick start business growth launched in Barnsley

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A free fast-track programme to help entrepreneurs to sell their goods online has been launched in Barnsley.

The Click e-commerce accelerator is being delivered by UK business start-up experts Enterprise Nation on behalf of Enterprising Barnsley.

As part of the scheme 12 Barnsley-based businessmen and woman have been chosen to receive eight weeks of intensive support which includes how to set up a website and marketing tips, followed by up to a year of further mentoring.

Those taking part will be working alongside industry experts during the duration of the scheme at Barnsley’s Digital Media Centre.

Emma Jones, founder of Enterprise Nation, said: “We’re delighted to launch Enterprising Barnsley’s Click programme and get to work helping 12 innovators turn their original business ideas into successful online realities.”

Tracey Johnson, of Enterprising Barnsley, added: “Click will offer intensive practical support and expert know-how as well as inspiration and encouragement to help these businesses fast track to success. We are very pleased to be working with Enterprise Nation who bring experience and enthusiasm to the project.”