Happy New year to you fellow readers! It’s great to see you again. After a (hopefully) very festive and eventful Christmas and a very happy New Year we welcome you back to the real world of routine. But this doesn’t have to be a negative thing – no it doesn’t! Remember that good old saying […]Continue Reading


Here at Social Progress we are expanding! This week we welcome Esther as a new team member who will be taking on social media management and content management projects for a variety of clients. Esther will be tip-top-trained at SP headquarters by the very friendly and professional Janet. One-to-one training covers the various social media […]Continue Reading


Open Invitation Date: Wednesday, 3rd December Time: 11 am to 12 noon Where: The Picturedrome, Holmfirth Social Progress Ltd and WSI Yorkshire are hosting a business networking event for local businesses across the whole of the  HOLME VALLEY region in which you will find out everything about Kirklees CORE.   Kirklees CORE basics Kirklees CORE is […]Continue Reading


  This morning we’ve been to a presentation brought to us by the Superfast West Yorkshire Business Support Programme, Superconnected Leeds Bradford and BPIF CDi Print Yorkshire. The venue was the HQ of AQL in Leeds which is the old Salem Church near the Brewery car park. What a fabulous and perfectly central location! The […]Continue Reading


And young people in Barnsley are producing some amazing ideas and following them through to make a profitable enterprise, thanks to a ground-breaking project. Barnsley’s ‘Enterprising Young People’ initiative, funded jointly by Barnsley Council and the ERDF, helps  young people who have a business idea to ensure it is viable, to acquire the skills they […]Continue Reading


This Halloween are you giving your social media visitors a trick or a treat?              Are you talking about Ghosts, Ghouls & Goblins? Researchers have found that key phrases which include these and other Spookily, Scary words can drive a SPOOKtacular 506 million searches a year! By effectively targeting your marketing material and […]Continue Reading


Looking to develop your business but not sure how or what to do to get there? Then have a look at the Growth Vouchers scheme? I’ve just been appointed as a West Yorkshire spokesperson for the scheme, this is something I volunteered to do as I think this scheme can really benefit all SMEs in […]Continue Reading


Thanks to Paula Atherill of Creative Analysis for this guest blog about our work together… Social Feeder – an Introduction to Digital Marketing Are you disappointed by the time you spend trying to generate and process sales? Let me introduce you to Social Feeder! Social Feeder provides a fresh and focused approach to driving traffic to your database or […]Continue Reading


There’s no right time, or no wrong time either to start a business. There’s just opportunities – lots of them. The hardest thing is taking the leap of faith and seizing the day. I was no different. There is help out there. You just need to know where to look for it. We can help you […]Continue Reading


LinkedIn has been flagging a little of late. We’ve noticed that less and less people are interacting on LinkedIn. Have you noticed the same? So LinkedIn has brought in a new feature that taps into our competitive streak. We can now see how we compare with other in our network within LinkedIn with “How You […]Continue Reading