Instagram is one of the fastest-growing social networks, boasting 700 million monthly active users. This year, more brands are projected to use Instagram than Twitter, and per-follower engagement on Instagram is 58 times greater than Facebook. With stats like that, is it any wonder more and more online retailers are using this social media platform … Continue reading Instagram for business #IncreasingEngagement
Another excellent and well attended Business Breakfast at Wigan Youth Zone with the return of Roberto Martinez, former Wigan Athletic Football Club manager who is now, via a couple of years at Everton, the manager of Belgium's national side. Belgium were the first side to qualify for next year's world cup in Russia and are … Continue reading Martinez back at Wigan!
bd2 was once again delighted to support this year’s Wigan 10K both as a sponsor, by providing the brand and website, and as participants. Well at least some staff and associates ran in the somewhat damp conditions this year, so a ‘well done’ goes to Project Manger Rory and his wife Kerry, Office Manager Bryony’s … Continue reading 10k+5Y=3000
Hats off once again to our longstanding client Ralawise, suppliers of clothing to the garment decoration industry, who have posted their latest set of results with revenues passing the £120 million mark for the first time. Pre-tax profits also increased and the head count rose to over 500. It’s another record year for the business … Continue reading Ralawise goes from strength to strength
Pretty much everyone who has involvement in the maintenance of website content and the dissemination of company news, views and information now recognises the power of the blog. The internet in general and blogs in particular have made authors of us all (and secretaries of most of us!). Having toiled over creating your blog, you … Continue reading Do you write blogs? If so, you should read this, it might just help to grow your reader numbers.
Visual communication has been around for some 20,000 years or so, from when someone decided to decorate his cave in Lascaux with pictures of his intended next meal. Ancient civilisations, including the Egyptians and Aztecs, developed hieroglyphics – or logographic scripts - over 3,000 years ago. The concept of branding probably stems from the heraldic … Continue reading The most important square centimetre in business.
As the use of technology in our day to day lives, from the internet to tablets and smart phones, continues to grow (The Office for National Statistics shows that 99% of 16 to 34 year olds are using the internet for example) our expectation of the user experience is naturally elevated by the best exemplars. … Continue reading Enterprise UX