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Social media for business in 2018

The value of social media marketing for business purposes has become a must have tool for the marketing mix.
Chris Smith
Chris Smith
Posted on: 16.02.18
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Is your business ready for GDPR?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been on the radar of many businesses for a while now and is an act comes in to force on 25 May 2018.
Jenny Earp
Jenny Earp
Posted on: 14.02.18
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Q&A with Simon Fox - Chief Executive of Trinity Mirror
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UWE, in partnership with Business West, runs an annual lecture series that brings top business leaders to Bristol. We caught up with Simon Fox, Chief Executive of Trinity Mirror , before he gave his...
Lynn Barlow
Lynn Barlow
Posted on: 13.02.18
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Using social media to increase your sales - #SMWBristol 2018

As part of Social Media Week Bristol, we talk to two local businesses on how they’re achieving sales growth with effective online strategies.
Patrick Dicks
Patrick Dicks
Posted on: 05.02.18
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How To Conduct Your Own Basic Market Research

This blog is here to guide you through the process of conducting some basic market research
Blue O'Connor
Blue O'Connor
Posted on: 01.02.18
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Voice search and its impact on website content

With the rise of voice assistants and the fact that mobile search now exceeds desktop search in most sectors, voice search will only increase.
Jonathan Saipe
Jonathan Saipe
Posted on: 25.01.18
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Why people won't see your business Facebook posts

In the volatile landscape of social media, the ground has shifted once again. For businesses on Facebook, this means they will have to change tactics if they want to thrive, or even survive, on the...
Jennifer Rollason
Jennifer Rollason
Posted on: 12.01.18
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Q&A with Karen Blackett OBE - Chairwoman at MediaCom
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UWE , in partnership with Business West, runs an annual lecture series that brings top business leaders to Bristol. We caught up with Karen Blackett OBE, Chairwoman at MediaCom , before she gave her...
Lynn Barlow
Lynn Barlow
Posted on: 18.12.17
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Why even a brand new business should have clear cornerstones
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It’s not always the first thing that comes to mind post-business plan, but establishing company values is just as important for a one-man band as it is for a workforce of thousands.
Paul Fitzpatrick
Paul Fitzpatrick
Posted on: 24.10.17
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