13Feb

There’s nothing more powerful that recommendations from your friends and family, and so Facebook have incorporated a new feature called Recommendations which allows users to ask their network to share their choices for things like places to eat out, best movie to see, what to do with the kids etc. Start by scrolling down the […]Continue Reading

12Feb

We all have our favourite social media platforms and tools, Twitcher is our number one go to tool. We use a number of different social media management tools to get things done quickly and easily. But let’s make it clear we’re not big lovers of automating social media. Here at Social Progress we believe in […]Continue Reading

09Feb

In light of Safer Internet Day, we thought it would be worth encouraging and advising parents, guardians, teachers, tutors and carers to be aware of what social media is out there. Esther recently read an article by the Huddersfield Examiner which explains that new apps, similar to dating-style apps, as well as group-chat apps are […]Continue Reading

08Feb

Did you know that 80% of internet users own a smartphone? We have information available at our fingertips and faster than ever before! A study by the UK Council for Child Internet Safety found that “children predominantly access the internet at home and through mobile devices”. With this week marking Internet Safety Day, we thought […]Continue Reading

03Feb

Janet’s just returned from a two day trip to Facebook in Dublin for the #SheMeansBusiness programme (more to come about this in a later blog post) and in the process has picked up lots of hints & tips on how to get more from Facebook & Instagram from the social media gurus themselves! One cool […]Continue Reading

19Jan

It’s official! We’re NATIONAL FINALISTS for the UK Blog Awards for the second year running! We want to say a HUGE THANK YOU to everyone who voted for the SoPro Blog. You have enabled us to be in the running for a coveted #UKBA17 trophy! (Esther’s desperate to get her hands on one!!) Will we […]Continue Reading

06Dec

Have you ever heard of BNI before? Yes? No? Well, Janet and Esther are both members of BNI groups in Huddersfield and we thought it would be worth explaining a little bit about it. What is BNI? BNI stands for Business Network International and is a worldwide business networking organisation. BNI was founded 30 years […]Continue Reading

28Nov

We’ve just heard that we’ve been accepted into the UK Blog Awards again for 2017! You may or may not know that last year we entered the UK Blog Awards for the first time and made it to the finals. It was all thanks to YOU for voting for us. Our adventure to London for […]Continue Reading

24Nov

On Wednesday 16th November 2016 Social Progress were amongst 100 exhibitors at Venturefest Yorkshire 2016. Janet and Esther had the opportunity to chat to delegates and fellow exhibitors about social media training and also showcase Big Screen Social.     The event which welcomed over 900 registered delegates was located at York Racecourse and covered over 4 floors of […]Continue Reading

21Nov

Something new has arrived at Social Progress! It’s what we’ve been waiting for… You can now book our Social Media Workshops online through our website! Hurrah!! If you take a look at our What’s On Page and click onto a Workshop, you will see at the bottom a very cool new tool where you can […]Continue Reading