Recent projects

Here's a selection of interesting projects we've been working on...


9 essential watch-outs when running a competitor social media review

9 essential watch-outs when running a competitor social media review

September 13, 2021

Competitor social media audits are all too often riddled with misleading information – this post explains how to avoid some common pitfalls.

We do like to be beside the seaside 🌊

We do like to be beside the seaside 🌊

September 1, 2021

Having launched the business in Epping in 2014, we now have moved location to sunny Leigh-on-Sea.

“Why I’m ghosting Snapchat”… (the challenge of where to direct your efforts on social media)

“Why I’m ghosting Snapchat”… (the challenge of where to direct your efforts on social media)

July 19, 2021

“I have to start ghosting Snapchat” I heard a social media manager say the other day. This struck me as both a masterful ‘tech geek’ pun AND an astute observation on a major challenge social media teams face.

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.


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 businesses better manage the impact of social media on their customers, prospects and employees.


Client testimonials

Very helpful, knowledgeable and happy to recommend them to other businesses.

Helen Collyer, Global Design & Communications Head, ZXY INTERNATIONAL

We have really enjoyed the whole process – a great company to work closely with!

Rod Moreno Masey, Founder, Moreno Masey

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