ArchivesPosts Tagged ‘blog’

09Nov

Joining the Social Progress team is like being part of a small family, in which everyone is interested in what each other does on a personal level in their spare time. I was lucky that my Mum, Janet, was willing to let her youngest trouble maker be part of this slice of gold that she’s […]Continue Reading

26Oct

I chose Social Progress for my work experience as I have an interest in business and they deal with a lot of different clients in a lot of different sectors. I only applied with two places for work experience and Social Progress accepted, which I was really happy with. I was really nervous before my […]Continue Reading

15Oct

What is a #hashtag? Hashtags are used all over Social Media, it’s almost a sin not to use one now. Companies regularly create their own for their brand as well as advertising campaigns, so they  can gather momentum over time. They are usually keywords but can also be slogans and adding the # hashtag symbol […]Continue Reading

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

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

04Nov

You may or may not know that we are active supporters of the Holme Valley Fairtrade group. We had a road trip to London on Saturday 17th October with fellow Holme Valley Fairtrade members, Helen Robinson and Sophie Bebb (who are also our good friends from fairandfunky). We set off very early (5am) and all […]Continue Reading

29Apr

To the delight of many Tweeters, Twitter recently released a new tool and is beginning to make the user experience that little bit better. Facebook has been doing it for years but Twitter has finally enabled its users to COMMENT with a RETWEET! This is, in effect, the same as “sharing” something on their social […]Continue Reading