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Launch, Grow, Thrive.

Are you a budding entrepreneur in the North East, looking to start your own business?

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Key Campaign Features

Whether you’re refining your concept or ready to launch, the North East Business Boost initiative provides a suite of comprehensive support features designed to kickstart your online presence. Here’s what we offer to our selected applicants: 

Free Site 1

Free Custom

Receive a professionally designed, fully customisable website that aligns perfectly with your brand and business vision, establishing your online presence without any cost.

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Free SEO

Benefit from expert SEO services until 31/12/24, that will enhance your website's visibility in search engines, ultimately boosting organic traffic and expanding your digital footprint.

Free Marketing Strategy 1

Free Digital Marketing Strategy

Gain a comprehensive and customised digital marketing strategy, tailored to your specific business needs, to effectively reach and engage your target audience in the digital space.

Free Consultation 1

10+ hours of free Consultation

Access more than 10 hours of expert consultation, providing you with valuable insights, guidance, and support to navigate the complexities of growing your business online.

Submit Your Application

About You

First Name*
Last Name*
Email Address*
Contact Number*
Are you a UK resident?*
Where are you based?*
Is your business incorporated on Companies House?*
Companies House Number*

About Your Business

Has your business been trading for less than 12 months?*
Do you have an existing website?*
Website's URL*
Do you have a business plan or concept ready?*
Do you intend to incorporate your business within the next 6 months?*
Which stage is your business currently in?*

Idea - You have a business concept that is currently in the ideation phase, where your plans, strategies, and potential offerings are being conceptualised and refined.
Development - You have moved beyond the initial idea and are actively developing your business concept. This includes creating business plans, conducting market research, and starting the development of your product or service.
What stage is your business currently in?*

Launch - You have officially started your business operations and introduced your product or service to the market, marking the beginning of your business journey with actual sales and customer interactions.
Growth - You have successfully established your business in the market and are now experiencing an increase in sales and customer base, focusing on scaling up operations and expanding your reach.
Please provide a brief description of your business idea. What will be your core products or services?*
Please provide a brief description of your business. What are your core products or services?*
Why do you want to set up a business now?*
What are the biggest challenges you are currently facing with your business?*
Do you have a financial plan or budget for your business?*
How would a new website help you achieve your business goals?*
Is there any other information you believe is important for us to know about your business?*
I confirm that the information provided is accurate and true to the best of my knowledge.*

About Outrank.

Being a North East business ourselves, we’ve experienced firsthand the region’s entrepreneurial spirit and the obstacles that come with it.

With ‘North East Business Boost,’ we aim to remove the digital hurdles for local entrepreneurs by providing free websites, support and digital marketing services.

Following a stellar 2023, which saw us nominated for several awards and be voted the credible Best Place to Work accolade, we wanted to give something back to the North East community that made us who we are today. We’ve grown here, and now it’s our turn to support the growth of others.

This is not a marketing nor sales ploy. There is no fine print about us later managing your SEO or controlling your website. This will be a full design and build website which will be owned by the lucky winners; it can be edited and controlled fully by you.

We are happy to meet with the winners on a bi-monthly basis, to create a digital marketing strategy for your website and will meet with you regularly over the course of 2024 to guide and educate you in your SEO and Digital Marketing plan that we are delivering.

This package is worth over £15,000 for the lucky winners.

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Our Partners

In the North East Business Boost initiative, you’ll find strength in collaboration. We are partnered with a network of esteemed organisations and industry leaders committed to fostering entrepreneurship in the North East of England.

Our partners include renowned educational institutions, digital marketing experts, technology innovators, and key local business figures. They are as invested in your success as we are, ensuring that you receive comprehensive, multifaceted support as you turn your business vision into reality.

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