IMPORTANT MESSAGE Dear Facebookers – Your private inbox messages could now be visible for ALL to see from 2012 and earlier! This invasion of your privacy could get VERY awkward, very quickly… As the Haverhill Echo point out this is most possible a BUG that you may or may not have – read their article […]Continue Reading


As part of Kirklees Business Week, Social Progress will be delivering a FREE Twitter event on Wednesday 26th September. The session is aimed at small to medium businesses who haven’t quite managed to take that leap of faith onto Twitter. We will be showcasing some of our very own local businesses who are seeing some […]Continue Reading


Ever done a Spartan Race? Well, if you can you should! On Sunday 12 August I headed up to Ripon with 9 friends to take on this MIGHTY challenge. We were a group of ordinary women from all walks of life. Some young, some (ahhmm – ME) not so young. Did we know what we […]Continue Reading


I am asked many times how to handle Facebook friend request from business contacts. Many people want to leave Facebook for only true personal friends and family, but are worried that not accepting a friend request would be rude. How do you handle this? Maybe we should take note and guidance from the MD of Cube Social, […]Continue Reading


Well as the ladies will no doubt know it’s an album by the British band Take That, which was the first album to feature Robbie Williams since 1995. But what else is progress? According to Wikipedia PROGRESS is “the idea that the world can become increasingly better in terms of science, technology, modernization, liberty, democracy, […]Continue Reading


Given the choice, over time which would you rather hang out with Eeyore (the downcast donkey from Winnie the Pooh) or Tigger (the bouncy, bouncy, up beat Tiger with a spring in his tail)? I know which I’d choose! I’ve been looking at enthusiasm this week and how we can benefit from it. Do we […]Continue Reading


If you’re the sort of person who learns by doing then the latest interactive workshops by Social Progress could be right up your street! We’ve just arranged the following programmes to help & support you: Fridays – 8 June, 15 June, 22 June & 29 June 2012 Get To Grips with Twitter, LinkedIn & Facebook is a […]Continue Reading


By Tilla Brook – This week I had the pleasure of attending a one day training day for coaches from across Europe who were trained by The Coaches Training Institute. This is a twice yearly event led and run from within the community. At each event a group of volunteers step forward and agree to […]Continue Reading


I’m fascinated by the concept of business networking & business communities. When I was a lass (many moons ago) my Dad would go ‘to see a man about a dog’ – it was a saying I heard many times which meant something was needed & he was going to meet someone to discuss this. My […]Continue Reading


Have you noticed you can now BIG UP your photos? Facebook announced through their Newsroom that they have made some changes to your viewing experience. High-Resolution Photos Now the photo viewer will automatically display photos in the highest resolution possible. On a large display, this can be up to 4 times bigger than before. Fullscreen View You […]Continue Reading