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How to prepare your business for Black Friday & Christmas sales 

  In 2018, Black Friday sales hit a colossal £1.4bn in the UK – an increase of 7.3% on the previous year. In the US, it hit a record £4.8bn. Was your business prepared? What can you learn from UK retailers during the run up to this period? What business decisions can be made to...Read more

4 tips for establishing a digital learning platform 

It’s been an interesting journey of discovery. Just over two years ago, I took on the role of Head of Digital at South Gloucestershire and Stroud College with the main objective of implementing the recently produced digital strategy. The first priority of this strategy was, and I quote…...Read more

5 tips for creating digitally skilled educators 

There are few things at Glasgow Kelvin College as important as developing skills. Almost 16,000 students enjoy accessible vocational skills and core-skills learning from five campus buildings and through a large network of over 40 community-based learning centres....Read more

5 ways storytelling can fuel your digital marketing 

Telling stories is one of the strongest ways to build and humanise your brand to better connect and resonate with your customers. Digital marketing, however, can sometimes feel more like a numbers game, putting emphasis on commercial objectives and the analytics behind how content is performing. That’s not to say this isn’t important – it’s...Read more