Last few places of up to 100% Grant Funding for Marketing Training in Sheffield, Rotherham, Barnsley and Doncaster!

Up to 100% Grant Funded Marketing and Online Selling Training available for eligible Businesses based in the Sheffield City Region (Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham, Doncaster)

“The greatest danger in times of turbulence is not the turbulence – it is to act with yesterday’s logic.” – Peter Drucker. COVID-19 has had a massive impact on businesses but luckily, not always in a negative way. As a Marketing Consultancy in Sheffield, we believe that with the correct knowledge, skills and Marketing Training, you can ‘bounce back’ from the pandemic and make your business more successful than ever before.

As mentioned in the above video, we currently have some South Yorkshire Funding available in the form of 3 Grant Funded Marketing Training Programmes for businesses based in the Sheffield City Region – Sheffield, Rotherham, Barnsley and Doncaster. These programmes are up to 100% Funded by Skills Bank.


In order to be eligible for the Grant Funding, there are a couple of eligibility requirements.

  • Your business must be based in the Sheffield City Region – Sheffield, Rotherham, Barnsley and Doncaster.
  • Your business must have been established for a year or more.
  • You must not have received over €200,000 [€100,000 for undertakings in the road freight transport sector, €15,000 for undertakings in the primary production of agricultural products] of De minimis aid over a three fiscal year period.

The Ultimate Digital Selling Programme – Amazon Training and Online Selling Training, in Sheffield, Rotherham, Barnsley and Doncaster

The first programme we have available is The Ultimate Digital Selling Programme. This programme is 100% Funded by Skills Bank.


The programme includes:


  • 2 x Keynote On-Demand Training Webinars which you can access whenever you need. These webinars cover platforms like Amazon, eBay, Etsy and Not on The High Street, which have all grown exponentially due to the shift to online shopping during the pandemic. The webinars will also cover Shopify and WordPress selling, social media selling and other exporting opportunities involving CDiscount and Walmart.
  • A 1-2-1 Zoom Session with Online Selling Consultant, Alex Shelton. Here you will develop your unique Digital Selling Growth Plan so that you are ready to embed the skills learnt from the webinar into your overall marketing strategy.

Find out more here!


The Ultimate Amazon Selling Programme – Amazon Training in Sheffield, Rotherham, Barnsley and Doncaster

The second programme we have available is The Ultimate Amazon Selling Programme. This programme is 60% Funded by Skills Bank which reduces the cost of the programme to £600 plus VAT.

This programme is led by Alex Shelton. Alex is passionate about helping businesses succeed on Amazon and his detailed advice is supported by his own experience of selling on the platform.


The programme includes:


  • A 1-2-1 ‘Zoom’ Session with Alex Shelton (Sheffield-based Amazon Expert) to develop your unique Amazon Growth Plan & consider different products which you may want to sell on Amazon.
  • Access to ‘The 7 Proven Steps to Becoming a Successful Amazon Seller’. This is an On-demand Training Programme. This is suitable for everyone – beginners to existing sellers.
  • Practical, useful Templates and Live Demos based on real life experience which Alex has gained from working with hundreds of clients selling on Amazon, both nationally and internationally.
  • You will also receive on-going reassurance and support from Alex along the way…

Find out more here!


The Marketing Transformation Programme – Marketing Training, Facebook Training and more, in Sheffield, Rotherham, Barnsley and Doncaster

The final programme is The Marketing Transformation Programme. This Marketing Training programme is 80% Funded by Skills Bank, which reduces the cost of the programme to just £300 plus VAT.


Led by Andrew Shelton, Marketing Consultant with over 25 years experience, this programme is tailored around your business’s specific circumstances and sets you up with everything you need to ‘bounce back’ from the economic effects of COVID-19.


This programme includes:



  • A 1-2-1 ‘Zoom’ Session with Andrew Shelton. You will work together to develop a COVID-19 Marketing Plan, which you are then able to implement into your business using the skills and knowledge learnt from the 6 Masterclass Webinars mentioned below.
  • 6 On-Demand Masterclass Webinars – you can access them whenever is suitable for you! They will cover the following:

Webinar 1. How to Communicate Effectively through Video, Webinars and Video Conferencing (add links to these bullet points).
Webinar 2. Advanced LinkedIn & LinkedIn Ads Lead Generation
Webinar 3. Facebook Advertising Lead Generation
Webinar 4. Email Marketing Success
Webinar 5. Turning your Website into a Lead Generation Machine
Webinar 6. eCommerce and On-line Selling Platforms (Amazon, eBay etc)


Find out more here!


We have had amazing feedback about our programmes and have loved seeing businesses visibly turn their business around through the power of effective Marketing/online selling. Take a look at the testimonials below…


“It was a great course, very interesting and I really got some useful ideas out of it which are already helping to expand the takings for Christmas!”

Nye Farley, Finale Guitar


“I just wanted to drop you a message to thank you for all your help with my Sheffield based business and in helping work through what I need to do to begin an e commerce shop selling my products (chocolate brownies) online. I really enjoyed the workshops that you put together around selling online and the stats around all the selling platforms were really useful which I was able to listen to at my own pace. The one to one zoom meeting during lockdown was excellent and was tailored to suit my needs perfectly, I can’t thank you and your associates enough for all your help and support with launching my online e-commerce store.”

Heather Moore, We Luv Brownies


“We had the busiest week of the year so far, which included some very exciting things – like this awesome Zoom call with Shelton Associates. We learnt so much about all things eCommerce marketing and feel ready to tackle everything from SEO to Etsy. Thank you so much to Andrew and the team! We highly recommend to any other #madeinsheffield businesses (and those further afield too!)”

Apple and Bee Design


If any of the above programmes have sparked your interest and you are based in the Sheffield City Region, then please don’t hesitate to get in touch – just give us a call on 0114 2367727 and we will be happy to discuss which programme would be best for you and your business!

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