The future is looking bright for Delivered Social! On a lovely sunny day, we took a few hours to develop our own marketing plans and SEO strategy. We decamped to our local towards the end of our day, and polled our Instagram followers on their beverage of choice.
On a rare day without any social media clinics in the diary, Jon scheduled one-to-one meetings with the whole team to see how our professional development is coming along. It's great to take a breath from time to time and appreciate how every much everyone has grown!
Today the team spread joy around Guildford town centre by dropping off free gifts to businesses of all sizes. It was great to get out of the office and meet some more local companies.
Jane from Food Assembly popped in for a social clinic today, to chat about boosting the online reach of their 'digital farmer's market'. It was great to share ideas and start building an exciting future!
Lauren from Bluebird Creative and Laura from Red Hot Yoga both came in for social media clinics today! It's awesome to know that we are reaching and helping so many amazing local businesses.
Mindy Coe Photography, Melissa Aldridge Hair & Makeup, and Guildford Beer Festival ALL came in today. We love brainstorming social media with new friends, and forging connections in the local community!
Jon, Rob and Ali chat about offline marketing - from billboards to roundabouts - in episode five of The Delivered Social Podcast. Listen now on the podcast app of your choice!
Chris from 4C Prestige popped in for a social clinic to talk about the online presence of his various projects in the motoring world! We had a great chat, and hope to do some amazing work together going forward.
Natalie from The Beauty Nest in Chobham popped by for a social media clinic, where we brainstormed ideas to boost her social media presence and online offering. We hope we helped!
Celebrating Ali's amazing first week, we closed up early and decamped to our local for a hard-earned glass of the good stuff. Talk about work perks!
We spent time working on a new website for the lovely Rebecca Knott and we can't wait for you to see the finished product - it's going to be a good one!
A great social clinic with a twist today - talking all things tech and web with Guildford web and discussions possible future collaborations.
Fresh back from the bank holiday weekend and we were very excited to welcome the lovely Ali to our team! She will be helping Jon keep on top of all his emails and running the DS office - we are excited to be working with her.
In The Delivered Social Podcast Episode 4, Jon, Hannah and Rob wade into the web design war to answer this big question: why is WordPress better than Wix? Listen now on your podcast app of choice.
Alan from Guildford Job Clubs popped in for a social clinic, and we had a great brainstorm on how to boost the online presence of his awesome project.
In a bumper day of podcast recordings, we sat down and wagged our chins on two big topics. Watch this space!
Jon published a brilliant blog about Google Local Guides, which is a great way to support local businesses in your area! Head over to our blog page to learn more.
Dr Sara Baraka, an amazing dentist, popped in for a social clinic with Jon to discuss the online options for new business venture. Not a bad way to spend a Saturday!
What a week this was! Rebecca Knott, the amazing blacksmith, popped in for a social clinic and brought Pip with her! Dogs are always welcome here.
Charles from Galileo Photography brought in his highly energetic hound, Woody! We love dogs here at Delivered Social.
Rob is getting quicker with his audio-editing! Episode 2 of The Delivered Social Podcast is all about client on-boarding, and how our new clients can make the process run smoothly. You can listen now on Soundcloud, iTunes or the podcast app of your choice.
Rob, Hannah and Jon gathered around our snazzy microphone to chew the fat about in our second recording session for The Delivered Social Podcast.
Farnham ASSIST is a wonderful charity that supports older people. It was great to brainstorm ways in which online marketing and social media could boost their reach.
Mark from Evolve Body Transformation Bootcamps popped in for a social media clinic with our business develop champion, Hannah Chapman. A lovely little brainstorm was had, and we hope to work together in future!
Is Twitter engagement falling? Why is Instagram becoming more appealing? And will Twitter’s newest terms of service change the game for better or worse? You'll have to tune into our first ever podcast episode to find out! It's available now on iTunes, Soundcloud and all podcast apps.
Jon popped down to Arundel to visit our clients from Slindon College. Jon did some web training for the staff and an online safety class for the pupils. He also enjoyed a school dinner!
We were so happy to donate these Easter Eggs to Eagle Radio's excellent campaign. The eggs will end up with underprivileged children, who otherwise may not have had any.
Anna from CakeDrop knows that food is the way to our hearts! It was great to continue the development of her awesome new website, once we devoured these chocolatey treats!
Jon and Rob gathered around the mic to record the first episode of The Delivered Social Podcast, waxing lyrical about Twitter's new terms of service. Watch this space!
Nigel Peace from Local Legend Books popped in to chat about literary marketing. It was a really fun brainstorm!
Harriet from Property House marketing popped in to chat about all things online and social. It would be amazing to work together going forward!
Katie and Jo (aka the Bond Girls) from Sandiford Green recruitment popped in for a social clinic. It was great to pick apart their online presence and brainstorm some big ways to improve it.
We spent most of the day in our snazzy screening room, pressing ahead on projects with our chums from Pat Kirby Coaching Services and Franus. Plentiful hot drinks were had!
Making the most of a rare day off from social clinics and client meetings, we wrote and uploaded a bunch of new blogs! Our new content includes Jon talking about business mentoring, Georgie recapping her madcap first week, and a guest post from Shelley about social itches that you don't want to scratch in public. Happy reading!
Having finalised the new website for Jasmine Andrews' wedding photography business, we popped out for some wine to celebrate the occasion!
The Beast Of The East hit Guildford pretty hard! Most of us managed to make it into the office on March 1st, but it was pretty chilly when we needed to pop out!!
After lots of hard work, we completed and launched the new website for Brookwood & Normandy Dog Training: brookwoodnormandydogtraining.co.uk
Vero is getting a lot of hype this week, and it's taking the App Store by storm! We couldn't resist signing up, trying out this new social media app, and swiftly writing a blog about it. Come and follow us if you're on Vero too!
Jason from PhoenixSoft.systems popped in for a catch-up, as did Marek and Melissa from MareksFitness.com - it was great to see everyone!
Dom from Farnborough Football Club came in for a social clinic. It was interesting to learn about the team's social media tactics, and to offer some top tips on how to improve their online form!
Anna from Cake Drop visited the new offices to go over final amendments to her new website! Have to say this really is one we're proud of - can't wait to see it live.
Our client Pat, of Pat Kirby Coaching Services, popped in for a meeting about Google Adwords - and all sorts of other stuff! This meeting involved a lot of tea.
Our clients from Marek's Fitness invited us to check out one of their boxing classes! Hannah, Rob and Jon went along to a session in Guildford and absolutely loved it. Marek creates a really friendly atmosphere, and we felt incredibly welcome and encouraged.
Daryl from Women's Total Fitness Club and Jasmine from Jasmine Andrews Photography both came in to catch up with us about their websites. It's always great to have a busy office!
The accounting firm Chaddesley Sanford are our new office neighbours. Their marketing manager Vera popped in for a chat about all things digital. Great meeting!
Ian, the writer behind the amazing theatre blog There Ought To Be Clowns, popped in for a nice long chat about his website and social media presence. We hope to work with him in future!
Terry from ManukaHoney.co.uk came in for a social clinic, looking for ways to maximise his company's reach on social media. This was the first social clinic in our brand new screening room!
What a day! We moved from one side of Guildford to the other, before totally redecorating our new digs at Castle House. We can't wait to show off our snazzy new office and screening room to clients old and new.
Blue Deer Design and Laura Hirons Photography came in together to chat about their online presence and social media output. It was a great exchange of ideas. We really loved Blue Deer's Henry VIII beer can designs!
Emma from Stagecoach Performing Arts popped along for a social clinic with Jon. It was great to chat about the online possibilities for this awesome business.
Mel from Marek's Fitness, Jasmine from Jasmine Andrews Photography and Glenn from Fusion 4 Health (pictured) all popped in on this fantastic Thursday. It's always ace to see so many happy faces in the office!
Anna from CakeDrop popped in for the afternoon. We worked together to build pages for her new site, including a dedicated section for her exciting new 'CakeClub' campaign.
Rob and Jon spent a bromantic lunch alone on Valentines Day. Jon wrote into Eagle Radio about it, and we got a mention on-air!
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Purely Events popped in to look at their new website, which we've been working away on! Watch this space, folks.
After picking up our prizes for the Pancake Day race, we shook hands and took a pic with Guildford's mayor, Nigel Manning. We felt a bit silly in our track gear!
It was an honour to take place in Guildford's annual charity Pancake Day relay race, up and down the high street with frying pans in hand! Tragically, we were pipped to the post by our neighbours from Waitrose. Second place for us!
Stefan from Vantage Point Magazine popped in for a social clinic with Hannah. It was great to share ideas about the mag's online output, and how we could help with it!
Local Legend is a great publishing company, which specialises in eBooks and paperbacks. We loved chatting about their website and social media feeds, offering some free advice on how they could improve their online output.
Hannah met with Charlotte to chat about the social media presence for Reve Pavillion Osteopathy and Natural Health clinic. It was a great meeting!
Jasmine is an amazing wedding photographer. It was awesome to sit down and talk about her upcoming new website. Sweet treats from CakeDrop made the meeting even better.
It's always ace to meet other digital marketing professionals. We had an excellent meeting about social media and web design with Krystyna from Plug & Play.
Anna from CakeDrop.london brought in ten mouth-watering cakes, which we snapped extensively for usage on social media. After that, we ate a lot!
Good coffee, fun chats and people eager to learn - a great time had by all.
Between meetings in London, Jon and Rob dashed over to Westfield to face Darth Vader and shoot Stormtroopers in VR form - amazing stuff!
These guys know their stuff AND have a fantastic approach to customer service. Our social clinic focused on web development and how to inject personality into their online brand.
Working with one of the funkiest plumbing brands out there really got the team thinking about ways to advertise local business and deliver a marketing campaign that was unlike anything we'd done before.