10 ways Instagram Stories can add real business value

10 ways Instagram Stories can add real business value

September 11, 2019

Previously I would have said Twitter. Then it would have been Snapchat. But now I think Instagram Stories is the place where brands can be active on a hot, new(ish) platform AND derive real business value.

What’s in store next term for social media measurement? (and which class it should move to)

What’s in store next term for social media measurement? (and which class it should move to)

July 24, 2019

What should next term hold in store for social media? Which lessons does it need to pay more attention in when the new school year begins? It seems to be maths.

What does the social media ‘privacy shift’ mean for brands?

What does the social media ‘privacy shift’ mean for brands?

May 13, 2019

Every so often the social media sands shift in such a way that requires businesses to transform their approach. Is the shift to ‘private social’ the next one?

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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

The team thoroughly enjoyed the workshop and found the guidance really useful. It’s set us on the right path for developing our approach.

Robyn Glen, Head of Digital, Slimming World