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Is there space for Spaces? (are Audio Chat Rooms all they’re cracked up to be?)

Is there space for Spaces? (are Audio Chat Rooms all they’re cracked up to be?)

March 29, 2021

The race to win in the audio rooms space is heating up. With Twitter and then Facebook looking to provide an alternative to the invite-only Clubhouse, audio has been the talk of the social media town. But is the excitement justified?

Hitting the social, customer care sweet spot in retail

Hitting the social, customer care sweet spot in retail

March 19, 2021

Physical retail stores are some of hardest hit businesses with the coronavirus lockdown restrictions. As 2021 continues to be ‘anything but normal’, we wanted to share five practical tips to help retailers maximize social customer care, to support operational efficiency.

Was 2020 just tactical firefighting on social media? (and why a social media framework is the fix)

Was 2020 just tactical firefighting on social media? (and why a social media framework is the fix)

January 19, 2021

In the face of widespread change and disruption, most businesses had to adapt how they worked in 2020. For social media teams this often meant focusing time on tactical communications instead of delivering against strategic plans. In 2021 strong social media frameworks will be the key for helping teams navigate the new normal without feeling like everything is reactive firefighting.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Client testimonials

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

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

Neil Douthwaite, Insight Manager, Syren Strategy