Blog

Keep up-to-date with the latest business news, marketing best practices, success stories and more with content produced by the Business West team and members. Would you like to contribute? Take a look at our blogging guidelines and get in touch.

Social Intranets: A guide for SMEs

Social intranets? Enterprise social networks? Mobile portals? Think you need to be bigger to take advantage? Think again. As a SME, it's even more important to be agile, and to leverage your internal...
Wim Stoop
Wim Stoop
Jive Software
Posted on: 11.04.14
Read more

8 reasons why you can't ignore Google +

With over 1bn enabled accounts and 360m active users, Google+ is growing at 33% per annum and now the second largest social network after Facebook. Greg Cooper talks us through why businesses can't...
Greg Cooper
Greg Cooper
Front of Mind Coaching
Posted on: 13.03.14
Read more

5 ways that storytelling can empower your business

Most people recognise that storytelling has a place in business, but many don't know where it fits in. Here are five areas where storytelling can enhance your business communications.
Claire  Taylor
Claire Taylor
The Story Mill Ltd
Posted on: 13.03.14
Read more

How businesses can use Pinterest as part of their social media strategy

Not just for food and fashion, businesses across all sectors, from manufacturing to engineering, have taken advantage of Pinterest and are successfully integrating it into their overall social media...
Supriya Kaur
Supriya Kaur
Business West
Posted on: 21.02.14
Read more

How to stop blending in on LinkedIn and get noticed

Your LinkedIn profile is your professional shop window. Does your profile stand out? Here are 10 proven tips for a more compelling profile.
Greg Cooper
Greg Cooper
Front of Mind Coaching
Posted on: 08.01.14
Read more

De-constructing the creative brief to encourage design that works for your business

A creative brief clearly outlines the scope and instructions for a job between creative supplier and client. It should include a simple overview of the project, the main business objective and any...
Christian Tait
Christian Tait
Creative Cadence
Posted on: 28.11.13
Read more

Top Ten Social Media Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

If big companies can get social media wrong what is there for smaller businesses? Whilst you may not get everything right there are mistakes that you can easily avoid. Here's Greg's list of the top...
Greg Cooper
Greg Cooper
Front of Mind Coaching
Posted on: 15.11.13
Read more

Is your marketing plan ready for a mobile future?

There is no denying the irrefutable statistics which show that we have entered a mobile era which is set to grow. Is your business ready for a mobile future? Follow our guide to help you consider an...
Susie Parker
Susie Parker
Business West
Posted on: 14.11.13
Read more

A day in the life of a social media manager at ASOS

Leading online retailer ASOS are one of the most visited fashion websites in the world. Sedge Beswick, Global Social Manager at ASOS, gives an insight in to her day-to-day life and explains why...
Sedge Beswick
Sedge Beswick
ASOS
Posted on: 08.10.13
Read more

Pages

Filter results

  • Trading Through Brexit

    You don’t have to wait until we leave Europe to start making plans for Brexit. Deal or no deal, it's our job to help you.

Twitter

  • Business West and Bath Chamber of Commerce will be at Stand F18 tomorrow - Thurs 21st March at Bath Asse…
  • Is your business in Bristol, Bath, South Gloucestershire or North Somerset? Take 10 minutes to share your thoughts…
Visit our Twitter