31Aug

With the new educational year about to start and students moving up to high school or going back to school, we wanted to revisit the topic of the impact that Social Media now has on our children as well as how safe they are online. We’re fairly certain that the majority of parents will use […]Continue Reading

28Aug

As a business, you may be on various Social Media platforms and try to use them to connect to your primary audience in different ways. If you’re already on Instagram, have you gotten involved in stories yet? If not, maybe you’re still waiting for someone to tell you why they’re a good tool to use […]Continue Reading

06Aug

Social Media is becoming more and more a visual experience. Instagram is the fastest growing platform out there and continues to dominate with the introduction of Instagram Stories and now, IGTV (Instagram TV). When you’re scrolling through any social feed and you see an image, there’s a good chance you ignore the text that accompanies […]Continue Reading

30Jul

I feel comfortable in the Social Progress office already, just as I did the day I had my interview. Janet and Becky remind me of my mum and my sister; whether that’s good or not I have no idea, but it feels familiar and I don’t feel out of place. The only thing that bothers […]Continue Reading

06Jul

I’ll say it once, but I’m sure that I’ll say it another 1000 times before the end of the week. Asking people to ‘Like and Share’ is stopping your business being seen on Facebook. This is just a little unknown fact that every small business needs to know. There is a crucial reason why Facebook […]Continue Reading

08Jun

Until now, the Social Progress Team has been well known to love #cake. It’s someone’s birthday – let’s have cake! We have a team meeting – let’s have cake! We’re out for lunch – let’s have cake! Clients have also been known to BRING us cake to some meetings and training! (It’s part of the […]Continue Reading

13Apr

We’re sure that you’re aware that there’s been a lot of talk recently about the use of personal data from Facebook and Instagram and how this is shared with third party apps. There is no denying that Facebook is now desperately trying to harvest back some control and regain the world’s trust on what happens […]Continue Reading

01Apr

Felix’s global popularity goes stellar It was announced earlier today and exclusively to Social Progress that the European Space Agency have allowed British Astronaut Tim Peake to take social media sensation Felix the Huddersfield Station Cat on his next mission to the International Space Station later today. Training has been completed, with Huddersfield’s favourite feline […]Continue Reading

29Mar

What I’ve Learnt So Far: My top tips for working at Social Progress So I’m just coming to the end of my 2nd month as the ‘SoPro Newbie’ and have been asked to write a blog about my experiences so far, so here it is: Me I know more than I think I do (and […]Continue Reading

20Mar

This is an interesting debate which includes one of Janet’s fellow Facebook ‘She Means Business’ Accredited Trainers, Dave Glenwright from JC Social Media about the recent allegations that 50 million Facebook users had their profile information harvested by Cambridge Analytica.      Now we’re not going to get into a debate about Cambridge Analytica or […]Continue Reading