ArchivesCategory: Raves & Rants

22Sep

Twitter has been precious about it’s unique 140 character limit for tweets since it launched in 2006. The quick-fire social media platform is famous for it’s short messages often forcing users to use text speak or condense their message to the vital point that they want to make. Because of this, some messages can come […]Continue Reading

09Oct

We work with a number of businesses in the hospitality and catering industry. It’s in their interest to be on TripAdvisor so that they can be found and tried out by new customers. Sometimes a venue isn’t what the customer was looking for (too small, too large, not child friendly, overrun with children). Sometimes there’s […]Continue Reading

27Jul

With the increase in BLOGGING the option to leave comments on a blog post has opened up a wide cavern for the odd bods & weirdo’s to attempt to SPAM our websites. Do they really think we’re not going to read them first before hitting the APPROVED button! So I thought I’d share with you […]Continue Reading

17Jul

I am asked many times how to handle Facebook friend request from business contacts. Many people want to leave Facebook for only true personal friends and family, but are worried that not accepting a friend request would be rude. How do you handle this? Maybe we should take note and guidance from the MD of Cube Social, […]Continue Reading

11Jun

Given the choice, over time which would you rather hang out with Eeyore (the downcast donkey from Winnie the Pooh) or Tigger (the bouncy, bouncy, up beat Tiger with a spring in his tail)? I know which I’d choose! I’ve been looking at enthusiasm this week and how we can benefit from it. Do we […]Continue Reading

07Apr

I’m fascinated by the concept of business networking & business communities. When I was a lass (many moons ago) my Dad would go ‘to see a man about a dog’ – it was a saying I heard many times which meant something was needed & he was going to meet someone to discuss this. My […]Continue Reading

25Mar

Have you noticed you can now BIG UP your photos? Facebook announced through their Newsroom that they have made some changes to your viewing experience. High-Resolution Photos Now the photo viewer will automatically display photos in the highest resolution possible. On a large display, this can be up to 4 times bigger than before. Fullscreen View You […]Continue Reading

30Jan

At last someone has done it! Start Up Britain, have created a place for all businesses to share their events, workshops, networking opportunities, conferences & competitions – “StartUp 2012: The Enterprise Calendar”. This new interactive calendar allows the organisers to add event to the calendar and once added the viewer can see at a glance […]Continue Reading

13Dec

Social Progress will be covering Top Tips To Improve Your Online Presence during the February 2012 L4N event at Temujin’s Restaurant, Milnsbridge, Huddersfield. Why not come along to this hugely friendly ladies networking event. Mingle over tea & coffee to start. Then a couple of mini presentations, one of which will be from yours truly […]Continue Reading

30Nov

Having just gone through the process of choosing a brand, logo, business card layout etc I couldn’t believe so much thought and input needs to be put into this, BUT IT DOES! A business card tells the person you meet so much about you as a business person. Are you a little serious and austere? […]Continue Reading