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On Wednesday 16th November 2016 Social Progress were amongst 100 exhibitors at Venturefest Yorkshire 2016. Janet and Esther had the opportunity to chat to delegates and fellow exhibitors about social media training and also showcase Big Screen Social.     The event which welcomed over 900 registered delegates was located at York Racecourse and covered over 4 floors of […]Continue Reading


Kirklees Business Hub officially launched #HubKirklees on Friday 30th September 2016. The Kirklees Business Hub is a digital hub where Kirklees businesses can register and access local information, seek advice from the Hub Advocates and find out about business events and training across the Kirklees area.    Janet Bebb is one of the official Hub […]Continue Reading


The very first Techtrade Yorkshire exhibition was held on Thursday 8th September at Elland Road, Leeds and we were there amongst the many exhibitors at the event. Not only were we exhibiting (at Stand 5) but it was also the official launch of Big Screen Social where we got to see it in action for […]Continue Reading


Here at Social Progress we’re no strangers to social media jargon. However, we appreciate that not everyone will understand what we mean when we talk about a “Twitter Wall” or “Instagram Wall”. So, we thought we’d explain “what is a Twitter Wall?” A Twitter Wall is a platform or programme which displays tweets which include […]Continue Reading


Whilst Janet was on her (well deserved) jolly holiday earlier in June, Esther held the fort at Social Progress HQ. Not only was she managing he client’s social media accounts, responding to enquiries, checking funding applications for clients, eating cake and managing the Social Progress social media too, but she was managing Janet’s emails – […]Continue Reading


On Friday 29th April 2016, we (Janet and Esther) made our way down to London to attend the National UK Blog Awards as finalists. After 1 taxi, 2 trains, a few underground changes and a bit of a walk, we arrived at the Park Plaza Westminster Hotel where the UK Blog Awards was being held […]Continue Reading


Whether you are just starting up in business or your business is well established, if you are not already a member of a business network there are many benefits in joining. Becoming a member of a general or specialist network can really help you to develop a successful business. This blog post has been written to […]Continue Reading


Wednesday 16th March brought the Kirklees Business Conference to John Smith’s Stadium in Huddersfield. The event was well organised by Rachel Dickie and Rebecca Walker from the Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce and Richard Norman of Brand Yorkshire. We were just 1 of the 45+ businesses exhibiting at the Kirklees Business Conference, with 9 speakers […]Continue Reading


We’re really excited to be part of the Kirklees Business Conference organised by the Mid-Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce and hosted at The John Smith’s Stadium on Wednesday 16th March 2016. With over 45 exhibitors within the main Conference Room, 9 speakers presenting across the day, a discussion panel and various networking opportunities it promises to […]Continue Reading


We have some VERY exciting new news to share with you… If you haven’t heard already, Social Progress is now an official partner of MYnetwork Huddersfield, alongside existing partners Mid-Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce, Ramsdens Solicitors and Better Telecoms. Thanks to Sinéad Sopala from Ramsdens Solicitors for featuring the new news on their blog (which you can read […]Continue Reading