Professionals are people too…

Professionals are people too…

February 3, 2020

One of digital marketing’s real strengths is its ability to target highly segmented audiences at scale. However, when thinking about business-to-business or ‘professional’ audiences, it’s easy to forget about the individual and see only the job role. This is a mistake.

Social media in 2020: 10 predictions and musings for the year ahead

Social media in 2020: 10 predictions and musings for the year ahead

January 6, 2020

As we embark on a new decade, what will 2020 mean for social media managers, planners and strategists? Here are ten thoughts on what the year ahead might look like for organisations large and small in navigating the social media landscape. 

Social networks as Christmas dinner

Social networks as Christmas dinner

December 19, 2019

Just for fun, we’ve allocated social networks to parts of a Christmas dinner. A very merry Christmas and happy new year as we all embark on a new decade!

Our services:

We provide our clients with a wide range of services such as running global audits, developing playbooks, advising on social media management tools and delivering training.


Why do I need slp consulting?:

Drawing on over 14 years of management consulting, agency and client-side experience, we combine strong process, creativity and real experience of what works and what doesn’t. Plus we’ve been lucky enough to support some of the biggest UK brands across a range of sectors.


Try our Social Business 20 quiz:

Answer 20 multiple choice questions to see how your organisation’s social media setup compares to industry best practice. It’s free, takes 6 minutes to complete and we don’t ask for any contact details.


About us:

slp consulting was founded by Simon Preece in 2014, former management consultant and head of social at Sainsbury’s. The objective? To help organisations better manage the impact of social media on their consumers, prospects and employees.


Client testimonials

slp consulting use their ability to build effective, pragmatic social media strategies, across Chinese and Western platforms, to ensure clients realise actual business benefits.

Arnold Ma, Founder, Qumin

Simon and the team at slp consulting have been first class to deal with in helping set up our social media customer service strategy.

Mark Gilbert, Head of Content Marketing, Virgin Bet

Simon really helped us make sense of the initially confusing array of platforms, and made sure we selected the right partner.  Highly recommended.

Jem Fawcus, Group CEO, Firefish

Simon’s presentation covered all the key points we required and highlighted valuable areas for us to focus on

Adam Trainis, Head of Brand, gamesys

It was a wonderful session. Thanks again for being so adaptable. We got so much out of it.

Fran Alberry, Head of Cultural Insight, Firefish

Simon’s work is transforming how we use social reading to enhance the strategic advice we provide our clients.

Andy Waller, COO, Hall & Partners

The level of social media expertise Simon was able to apply to the diagnostic was invaluable.

Tom Denford, Chief Strategy Officer, ID Comms

I don’t think we will ever see a better use of this type of [social data] analysis.

Neil Douthwaite, Insight Manager, Syren Strategy

Your research and presentation was insightful and educational. We found it very useful that you provided us with clear, easy to implement short term actions as well as great long term improvements and strategy.

Nina Ghita, Marketing Manager, ROX Jewellery