Businesses told to go digital

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BUSINESSES in Barnsley were given an insight into how digital technology can help boost trade.

Entrepreneurs from the town turned out in force to the Connected Business event, organised by Enterprising Barnsley.

A host of experts covered topics such as the world of social networking, cloud computing and e-procurement and shadow minister for culture Dan Jarvis also gave a talk.

Tracey Johnson, creative and digital industries specialist at Enterprising Barnsley, said: “We were really pleased that so many businesses came along and feedback has shown that those who attended really benefited from the knowledge and connections available.

“There is huge interest in doing business digitally in Barnsley and more businesses are looking to do more online.”