15Apr

Businesses have long been crying out for their Facebook Pages to be able to set up & engage with Facebook Group. Well now they can! This NEW feature on Facebook has been around for a fair while on LinkedIn Company Pages. Although probably little used by LinkedIn users to be honest. How to find and […]Continue Reading

15Apr

Hello everybody, greetings from Mel in super sunny rural France! (Janet – For those of you who don’t know, Mel lives & works in France. She manages the social media accounts for some of our clients, set up social media accounts, completes reviews, writes some of our blogs and a whole host of other things. […]Continue Reading

31Mar

Twitter is well-known for it’s quick-fire tweets, hashtags and Twitter trending. However, it’s also unique in a sense that every message you tweet has to fit their specific character count of 140 characters. When you understand the value of those characters, each one becomes precious! For years, devoted tweeters have been cramming their messages into […]Continue Reading

22Feb

Facebook, in partnership with Enterprise Nation, were looking for six to eight digital and social media experts to present the #SheMeansBusiness programme to over 10,000 women across the UK in 2017. Janet Bebb, Director of Social Progress, was hand picked along with seven other specialists for their knowledge and expertise in online digital marketing and […]Continue Reading

15Feb

It’s increasingly harder and harder to encourage people to ‘like’ your Facebook Page unless you’re prepared to pay for Facebook Ads – right? Well, yes and no. We know that targeted Facebook Ads work wonders and you can get some excellent results if you know what to do. Get in touch if you’d like us […]Continue Reading

13Feb

There’s nothing more powerful that recommendations from your friends and family, and so Facebook have incorporated a new feature called Recommendations which allows users to ask their network to share their choices for things like places to eat out, best movie to see, what to do with the kids etc. Start by scrolling down the […]Continue Reading

12Feb

We all have our favourite social media platforms and tools, Twitcher is our number one go to tool. We use a number of different social media management tools to get things done quickly and easily. But let’s make it clear we’re not big lovers of automating social media. Here at Social Progress we believe in […]Continue Reading

09Feb

In light of Safer Internet Day, we thought it would be worth encouraging and advising parents, guardians, teachers, tutors and carers to be aware of what social media is out there. Esther recently read an article by the Huddersfield Examiner which explains that new apps, similar to dating-style apps, as well as group-chat apps are […]Continue Reading

08Feb

Did you know that 80% of internet users own a smartphone? We have information available at our fingertips and faster than ever before! A study by the UK Council for Child Internet Safety found that “children predominantly access the internet at home and through mobile devices”. With this week marking Internet Safety Day, we thought […]Continue Reading

03Feb

Janet’s just returned from a two day trip to Facebook in Dublin for the #SheMeansBusiness programme (more to come about this in a later blog post) and in the process has picked up lots of hints & tips on how to get more from Facebook & Instagram from the social media gurus themselves! One cool […]Continue Reading