Leading on from our previous blog post about the Santander Internship Programme, I thought it would be cool to give you a more detailed overview of what I got up to and learned throughout my Probation period here at Social Progress Ltd – Yes there really was more to it than just “eating cake and […]Continue Reading


It may be a month overdue but we thought it would be good to let you all know about the Santander Internship Programme which helped Janet to bring Esther onto the SoPro Team. Here’s the story: Social Progress Ltd was originally set up and run by the very committed and hard-working Janet Bebb supported by […]Continue Reading


Have you heard about Pay It Forward Day before? Well, until Janet Bebb mentioned it about 2 weeks ago, neither had I! After she explained the concept and the story of how it came about I it was clear that Pay It Forward is something that Janet is passionate about. So I figured that was a […]Continue Reading


To the delight of many Tweeters, Twitter recently released a new tool and is beginning to make the user experience that little bit better. Facebook has been doing it for years but Twitter has finally enabled its users to COMMENT with a RETWEET! This is, in effect, the same as “sharing” something on their social […]Continue Reading


Following on from the guest blog that Esther did a while back about “Instagram for Business: 5 Top Tips”, she thought she’d share with you some examples from her personal Instagram account (as a general follower – not a Social Progress Ltd social media manager). So here is “Instagram for Business (Continued)” by Esther Orridge @estherorridge… Below […]Continue Reading


Are you familiar with the wonderful and shiny world of Instagram? As a social media consultancy we provide both social media content management for various businesses, as well as consultancy and training on the various social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and more). Instagram is one of the extra platforms which can benefit many companies – it’s […]Continue Reading


At the beginning of February 2015 I wrote a blog post to celebrate Janet and her amazing achievements – this included the latest news about her becoming an official Growth Accelerator Coach. So following on from this we thought it might be worth writing a little bit about what Growth Accelerator actually is and how […]Continue Reading


We can’t believe it’s already over! Fairtrade Fortnight ran from Monday 23rd February right through until Sunday 8th March 2015. It was chocca-block-full of Fairtrade events, activities and awareness campaigns! It’s all BANANAS Here at Social Progress we support Fairtrade by simply providing Fairtrade tea, coffee and sugar at our events and for our visitors/clients […]Continue Reading


Social Progress hosted the first Social Sharing Networking Event of 2015 on Friday 6th February at Soul Kitchen, Holmfirth. Jeff Long was our guest speaker from Business Doctors. There were over 14 different businesses represented at the seminar where Jeff presented “Breaking Big” – a 45 minute seminar that explored how to review where your […]Continue Reading


Time is ticking by and we’re getting closer to the big Holme Valley Fairtrade Web Launch on Friday 27th February! We’re really excited about it as it’s a really big deal for the group! Holme Valley Fair Trade (HVFT) are a group of local businesses within the Holme Valley (not just Holmfirth) who share a […]Continue Reading