ArchivesPosts Tagged ‘Networking’

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

22Dec

I’m now on my 7th week at Social Progress and I think that my head is still spinning! Social Media is something which has been around me for most of my adult life. I was at University when Facebook was born, lived through the amazing days of MSN messenger and Myspace and have seen a […]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

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