23Oct

Ladies That Launch kicked off the Women And Broadband Programme with an event attended by 100 businesswomen on Friday 16th October. Hosted by Superfast West Yorkshire at the Google Digital Garage in Leeds the event was an introduction to the 6 month Support Package available to registered ladies within business. Our very own Janet Bebb […]Continue Reading

20Oct

Over the past month or so we’ve come across a fair few companies who have their business set up as a profile on Facebook instead of having a Business Page. You do have to have a Facebook Profile to be able to have a fully-functioning Facebook Page however the question today is; “Does it matter […]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

05Oct

Last week, Esther did her first ever vblog (video blog) which is a simple introduction to what we do here at Social Progress. Here at Social Progress we proved social media training and support for businesses and their employees. From social media strategy planning, 1:1 training and content management we have a range of services […]Continue Reading

17Sep

Back in June 2015, Esther attended a Video Planning and Filming Workshop organised and run by Liquid Lens. The half day workshop, called “Shoot Yourself!” was presented by Darren and Jackie Cox at The Castle Rooms in Halifax. Here’s Esther’s review… After a warm welcome and a good cup of tea (a good brew is […]Continue Reading

15Sep

Here at Social Progress we often do social media “health-checks” for businesses to review their existing social media accounts. Most companies start with setting up a Facebook Page, Twitter account and either an Instagram or Pinterest account – depending on the type of business it is. Esther’s background is in graphic design so she’s very […]Continue Reading

21Aug

Last month (July 2015) we wrote about the LEP Funding for Business Programme which “has launched a service that provides skills support to small and medium sized businesses. The LEP skills service helps businesses to identify their skills needs based on their business growth objectives and then find the right training solution.” – LEP skills service Earlier in […]Continue Reading

19Aug

We’ve put together a new season of Social Media and Content Marketing Workshops for Businesses covering Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Social Media Strategy, Content Marketing, Effective Blogging and Video Marketing. There are ample dates across 2016 to be hosted at Social Progress HQ in Honley, Holmfirth. These workshops will be jam-packed with info and demonstrations to help, encourage and […]Continue Reading

30Jul

Start and Grow Scheme This new funded support scheme is especially for new pre-start and start-up businesses whether in the planning process or initial set-up. Funding is available through the Start and Grow Scheme is to help businesses find their feet and give them the vital support they need in the first few years of […]Continue Reading

30Jul

“GrowthAccelerator is now part of the Business Growth Service, a government-backed service offering support to businesses with the potential to improve and grow.” The main purpose of this service, is to give existing, thriving businesses the essential support they need to get to the next level. So if you know where you want to go next, […]Continue Reading