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Check out our Digital Dunoon Microbytes Programme

We are really pleased to announce Microbytes -  a programme of flexible, community-based support designed to help local businesses grow using digital tools.

Throughout September 2020 local businesses will be able to access a series of workshops, articles and one-to-one support sessions led by Dunoon based service providers.

Free Workshops and Events Programme September 2020

Learn new skills and get an insight on digital from local creators through this series of online workshops and events.

WFH: Working from Home or Holiday - what has Dunoon got to offer? Hosts: Hannah Clinch, Tacit Tacit and Ann Campbell, Dunoon Area Alliance

Wednesday 2nd September at 7pm

Help co-create Dunoon's first 'Working on the Move' guide to connect freelancers, home-based workers and visitors to local work spaces, suppliers and resources in our community.

DIY Promotional Film Making Host:  Mike Blanco, Sureshot Films

Wednesday, 9 September at 7pm

How to make promotional films with just the tools that you have, delivered by Mike Blanco of Sureshot Films, a brand new Dunoon based start-up.

Nurturing your Online Community Host: Dawn Petherick, Soulful Living Academy

Wednesday, 9 September at 7pm

Exploring how to nurture an online community and generate regular (almost) passive income. Delivered by wellbeing expert and business coach Dawn Petherick of the Soulful Living Academy.

Showcasing Local Talent – an exhibition Walter Newton, illustrator and animator POP Shop, 28 Hillfoot Street, Dunoon

As part of Microbytes you can enjoy an exhibition of digital illustrations and animations by Walter Newton in the window of the POP Shop: a new design studio here in Dunoon.

If you have an event you would like to add into the programme, or a suggestion about what would help you use digital in your business, please let us know.  Contact

One-to-One Support

Feeling overwhelmed about where to start with online marketing or setting up a website?  We can help take some of the pressure off with a one-to-one chat and by providing information on making the most of digital that is relevant to your business.

To book a one-to-one digital support session with a Dunoon based coach simply email:

Send us your business name and a quick outline about the area of support you most need help with. Spaces are limited, but we will try our best to cater for as many local businesses as possible.

Digital Creators

Wanted - Local Creative Talent

Are you involved in making promotional films; designing websites and graphics; creating social media campaigns; illustration or animation; developing online shops; or take stunning images?  Are you keen to work with businesses based here in the Dunoon?  If so, we want to promote your services to businesses across the area.

Add your details to our new digital service directory by following this link>

Microbyte Interviews

We have been out and about interviewing a wide range of people who manage their own businesses here in the Dunoon area.  This has been totally fascinating and we can't wait to share their stories with you. The interviews highlight the creative ways that our local businesses community is connecting to customers, and our interviewees talk honestly about some of the challenges they have experienced in trying to learn what works for them.

If you would like to share your story and feature in our local business blog you can email:

Helpful Resources

We are gathering details of useful resources that relate to marketing, websites, social media and online support networks.  These will be available on our new website.

About: Digital Dunoon is a regeneration initiative that aims to improve the digital footprint of the Dunoon area by building skills and capacity at a local level. The initiative is co-produced by Dunoon Area Alliance and Tacit Tacit and supported by Dunoon Presents and Argyll and Bute Council with funding from Scotland's Towns Partnership Resilience Fund.


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