Interview by MasterMind Growth

 John Holden - Cabiz

CABiz (Calling all Businesses)
 An exciting new Launch of a Digital Networking Academy to help boost Somerset businesses throughout the COVID Pandemic has been launched in Taunton.

John Holden lives in Bishops Lydeard with his family and is a Local businessman, entrepreneur and founder of CABiz. John’s vision is to encourage businesses, community groups and charities across the region and beyond to learn, adapt and go digital to promote their message using CABiz online training platform. 

CABiz Academy has 12 experts and specialists to help train, coach, people and organisations needing help with their online technology skills. John Holden a former Royal Marine based at 40 Commando Taunton and is passionate about Local communities and its business economy.

All the evidence points towards technology as a useful solution to work through this pandemic. Using technology to collaborate better, will provide many simple solutions for our businesses, local communities/charities groups to collaborate and work together. Helping to overcome some of the mental pressures such as isolation, loneliness is key in supporting  people’s mental Health during this winter lockdown. 

 CABiz networking Events provides a free business online Zoom event platform for all types of businesses, start ups, community groups and charities, to promote their message via the digital means, Zoom, Google Meets, Teams, What’s App Messenger and so many more. CABiz Academy provides the skills along with free Video and Podcasting rooms for its members along with pre-booked office space (COVID SAFE) to work from if required.

Almost all businesses are having to work from home and adapt their working environments along with having to use online video tools to communicate.

Many people find talking through a screen extremely daunting and lack the technical ability and confidence to join in or attend, along with suffering from anxiety and fear being seen as foolish.CABiz offers a simple friendly approach to find your way into these changing times.