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


Are you a networking pro or do you find it hard to engage in a conversation and present yourself to other people? Does it come natural or is it something you have to learn? Within business it’s vital to be able to interact with both clients and fellow businessmen and women in a professional but […]Continue Reading


Just in case you missed it, Janet was in the paper again last week! A fantastic article was placed right in the centre of the Huddersfield Daily Examiner on Tuesday 3rd February with the proud heading: “Janet named among UK’s top 50 business advisers” – Did you see it? The award itself is from Enterprise Nation […]Continue Reading


We’d like to introduce fairandfunky who have written this guest blog about their involvement in Fairtrade Fortnight and their activities within the community! “When is this Fairtrade Fortnight?” we hear you ask! Well, it’s from Monday 23rd February until Sunday 8th March 2015! So we encourage you to get involved and support Fairtrade..! That’s enough […]Continue Reading


We’re pleased to introduce Adrian Bird from The Apprentice Finder! Adrian came on our Blogging and LinkedIn Training Workshop last year (2014). He’s kindly and enthusiastically written this post  for you to read about his experience with Social Progress. So if you’re wondering whether or not to invest in some training for yourself or your employees/colleagues, […]Continue Reading