ArchivesPosts Tagged ‘Fairtrade’

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

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

29Aug

After my big reveal as the newest member of the Social Progress Team, I thought it would be fun to tell you a little bit about what I have been up to and have learned during my first week here – “Yes I really did do more than just drink delicious Fairtrade coffee and Instagram […]Continue Reading

10Feb

You may or may not know that at the back end of 2015 Janet entered the Social Progress Blog into the UK Blog Awards 2016. We’re not usually very shout-y about our work or the clients we work with – unless we appear in the Close Up Magazine, Topic UK Magazine or in the local […]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

03Jul

This is a bit of a delayed write up about an event at the beginning of June! We’ve been so busy that Esther’s only just caught up with blogging! So here goes… On Saturday 13th June Fairtrade Yorkshire held a meeting for representatives from the Fairtrade Support Groups within the Yorkshire region to gather together […]Continue Reading

12Mar

We can’t believe it’s already over! Fairtrade Fortnight ran from Monday 23rd February right through until Sunday 8th March 2015. It was chocca-block-full of Fairtrade events, activities and awareness campaigns! It’s all BANANAS Here at Social Progress we support Fairtrade by simply providing Fairtrade tea, coffee and sugar at our events and for our visitors/clients […]Continue Reading

12Feb

Time is ticking by and we’re getting closer to the big Holme Valley Fairtrade Web Launch on Friday 27th February! We’re really excited about it as it’s a really big deal for the group! Holme Valley Fair Trade (HVFT) are a group of local businesses within the Holme Valley (not just Holmfirth) who share a […]Continue Reading

03Feb

We’d like to introduce fairandfunky who have written this guest blog about their involvement in Fairtrade Fortnight and their activities within the community! “When is this Fairtrade Fortnight?” we hear you ask! Well, it’s from Monday 23rd February until Sunday 8th March 2015! So we encourage you to get involved and support Fairtrade..! That’s enough […]Continue Reading