Web Training & Mentoring
LEO Sligo Mentoring Programme
Format.ie web designers Sligo has been delivering mentoring services to individuals and small businesses for over 3 years on behalf of Sligo Enterprise Board. The Mentoring Programme is aimed at assigning skills, knowledge, experience and entrepreneurial capability of experienced business individuals with SMEs and managers who need one-on-one coaching, mentoring advice and hands on direction. Typical areas Format.ie Web Design Sligo has been involved in inc:
- Business Planning & Strategy
- E-Commerce Design, Functionality Planning
- Market Research / Market Development
- Marketing and Promotion
- E-marketing & Social Media
See here for further information on the mentoring programme.
Jonathan Lomax from Format.ie Web Design Sligo has delivered website courses both at Solas (previously FAS) and on-site at the Format Offices in County Sligo to teach students how to plan, build and maintain a website from start to finish. Topics covered during the website course typically include:
- Internet Overview
- HTML – Building your first webpage
- Hosting and domain names
- Tools of the trade
- Writing good content
- Search Engine Optimisation
- Social Media
- Blogs, WordPress
- E-commerce websites
- Developing your website
- Newsletters and emails
- Planning a mobile version of your website
- Image manipulation
- Copyright issues
Format.ie has been invited to give talks on websites to businesses. Jonathan was also invited by the Roscommon Bar Association to give a lecture specifically for the legal profession.
Format.ie Web Designers can advise and help you design and set up email newsletters direct from your website to your customers complete with social share buttons for each article which can be a valuable opportunity to attract more subscribers.
Jonathan and Lisa designed and look after my three websites. I find them really helpful, they give sensible advice and really made it their business to understand our business so they can develop the perfect package for our needs. Always friendly, approachable and very professional, I would recommend Format to anybody.
“I have no hesitation in recommending Format.ie to create and maintain your new site and cannot stress strongly enough how professional, courteous and efficient this company is with great ideas, attention to detail and patience to ensure they meet your requirements and expectations. They are a dream to work with and really know how to look after their clients”.
Attracta Higgins, Callan Tansey
Jon and Lisa have been looking after my business website for over 5 years. They set it up and now maintain it. There has never been any problems, everything has run perfectly from day 1; and no query is too big or too small. I would highly recommend them.
Brian McEniff, Rathmines Dental Practice, Dublin
Jon and Lisa were and are an absolute pleasure to deal with. They are very knowledgeable in their field and when we had experienced some technical difficulties they were extremely helpful and their communication with us was second to none. We would definitely have no hesitation in recommending them”!
Patrick O Connor, O Connor Moore Dental Practice, Sligo
“Enjoyed the experience of working with both Jonathan and Lisa for our website. Both very professional and their attention to detail fantastic! The continued support service extremely helpful!”
Jackie Warnock, Benwiskin Centre, Ballintrillick
“Our website was static and not delivering for us. Format were able to update it for us and now it has a new lease of life. Thanks to John and Lisa, I now can drive it. They knew exactly what needed doing for us”.
Leo Donlon, Donlon Civil & Building Services
They did an excellent job and I have since received numerous compliments about the site. They were an absolute joy to work with, casual but yet very professional. The back up service is fantastic. I would highly recommend Format, professional,value for money and very nice people. My thanks to Lisa and Jon”.
Eugene McPartland, Sligo Chauffeur
“Format re-designed our website recently. Our website is now more accessible that previously and much more user friendly. The time taken to ensure we had a good online check out system and an easy to use CMS means that we can now start marketing our business online with much more confidence and ease”.
Jack Rogers, Newgrange Gold, County Meath
Format.ie helped me out to understand and navigate through all of the new technologies, increasing my business acumen and widening the pool of customers accessible on the internet for The Italian Wardrobe. I highly recommend Jon and Lisa. They are patient, understanding and really go ‘the extra mile’ for you.
Chiara Poli, The Italian Wardrobe, Sligo
“Format.ie Web Design in Ballintrillick, Sligo designed and built my seafood restaurant in Mullaghmore, Sligo. I wanted a quirky design that customers could see the location and food immediately. I am delighted. They have worked with me for several years now on SEO, social media and edits to the site and I would have no hesitation in recommending!”
Eithna, Eithna’s Restaurant, Mullaghmore
“I found Jon and Lisa Lomax very helpful, pleasant and very informative when dealing with my website. I would not hesitate in recommending Format.ieWeb Design to anyone”.
Annette Coleman, Sligo Garden Flowers