Social media campaign for Creative England

In just four weeks we engaged hundreds of businesses with Creative England's Starter for 10 project using social media - smashing all targets and helping make the programme a success.

AuctionBox: Auctioneer Content Management System

AuctionBox CMS, designed to complement the power of the popular Bidmaster auction system, has had a transformational effect on our clients' auction business.

St Peter's Hospice launches on Hummingbird

Our latest Hummingbird CMS website has just launched for St Peter's Hospice in Bristol. St Peter's is Bristol's only adult hospice, and one of the most high-profile charitable organisations in the city. Working closely with the team at St…
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From the Horse's Mouth - HorseWorld's winning way with Social Media

We're delighted to see our client HorseWorld shortlisted for the Communicator of the Year award at the prestigious Bristol Post Business Awards next week. It's particularly pleasing for us as we've followed them through their journey with…
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Blogging tips - your Starter for 10

We've been delivering digital engagement for the Creative England's Starter for 10 competition, which awarded £10,000 to 10 creative digital businesses in the South West. As part of our ongoing work, we've been asked to advise the winners on…
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Immaculate community theatre and popular TV culture history lesson served with dinner in Bristol’s alternative "West End"

By Claire Sully, community engagement expert and festival organiser I had an unexpected treat last night.  My friend Annie took me to see:  Fanny and Jonnie Cradock Cook the Great American Songbook at the Hen and Chicken, Southville. Annie’s…
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Grassroots engagement in Ealing

I've just spent a sunny Sunday delivering a talk on charity online engagement at an innovative charity fayre organised by Ealing Southall MP Virendra Sharma. The event brought together a wide group of charities from his constituency - from…

Inside view on the future of Shepton Prison

Most of its previous residents couldn't wait to get out, but we were excited to be getting our first opportunity to get behind the bars of the historic Shepton Mallet prison. Together with the Prince's Regeneration Trust, myself and my colleague…
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Digital Networking – the Essential Way to Do Business

At the recent Discuss and do event in Frome, Somerset, I talked about the digital game changer and how essential it is for today's  business people to use digital networking to succeed. Discussing the concept of Me-Branding,  I interviewed…
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Branding: Skills, talent and the right attitude

As you probably know I run a digital marketing agency based in Bristol and Somerset.  Finding new recruits with the right skills, talent and attitude is challenging. In fact it is widely accepted amongst many digital media businesses in this…
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Social media and tourism

Tourism and social media seem to be the theme of the week this week, yesterday saw the topic covered at the annual Exmoor Tourism Partnership where I was a keynote speaker. This morning I was talking on the same subject on BBC Radio Somerset,…
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Does my bum look big in this? Opinions on public sector ICT procurement

Being asked for feedback by organisations you supply - either directly or indirectly - is a bit like being asked "does my bum look big in this?". You know what you should say if you are being honest, but do you really want to go there!? So…