Last week was a busy one for team ValueAdd! The calendar was chock-a-block with meetings, software demos, webinars and networking. Not to mention the day to day client work! But the most exciting day of the week was Wednesday, when I hopped on a train to Edinburgh bright and early, in time to arrive at the Hilton Carlton North Bridge for the 2018 Institute of Certified Bookkeepers Inspire Tour.
The world of social media is a vast and varied place and it’s become crucial for businesses and organisations to keep up with trends and platforms. But where do you start? Who is the target audience? How do you grow your social following and maintain interest? Here are a few things we’ve found beneficial, hope you do too.
This week marked the annual Computer Security Day. Each year on the 30th of November, Computer Security Day is celebrated to raise awareness and promote best practice in Information Security. Although Computer Security Day dates back to 1988, it’s more relevant than ever with GDPR looming. So, how did you mark the day? We focused on ensuring our devices and data were secure. We also reviewed our passwords to make sure they’re hard to hack.
Venturefest Scotland is a national business innovation summit designed to help high-growth SMEs and ambitious early-stage companies to grow through innovation. The day starts well with coffee (all days really need to start with coffee) but I did manage to bypass the pastries this time. Kicking off sharp at 9am with the plenary I was pleasantly surprised to see a 50:50 male/female panel. Today is going to be a good day.SE announced their new start2scale support program targeting fast-growing start-ups and early-stage companies as well as existing companies with ambitious plans to scale.