Let’s face it, our experience of the internet just wouldn’t be the same without Google - we’ve made it a verb for goodness’ sake!

If you spend a few minutes looking online for anything to do with branding, you’ll more than likely come across this quote "Your brand is what people say about you when you’re not in the room.”. It was uttered by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, and hits the nail firmly on the head.

With the platform’s 10 year anniversary making an appearance in 2020, it’s impossible not to reflect on the incredible journey that Instagram has been on; from its humble beginnings as a simple photo-sharing application, to now standing as a global entity that serves as a source of income for many businesses.

With COVID-19 still affecting how the world conducts business in a face-to-face setting, developing your own focussed and effective digital marketing strategy is more important than ever.

With the majority of businesses in the North East now working remotely – we’ve joined forces with Digital Allies to look at tips to help you run your business from your phone.


Register your business as an NBSL provider and stay up to date with the latest funding information.

If you provide business support services like marketing, business planning, human resources or financial planning find out how you could register with us to offer a grant of up to £3200 to your clients for work that you do for them.

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