Posts Categorized: Guest Blog

Social Media Trends that will Dominate 2018

Social Media is itself the big trend for 2018, and for many companies and brands that are still not using all its potential, this year must be very challenging for them. But what are, exactly, the key-factors in this media channel for this year? Ben Nimmo, founder and CTO of SocialSignIn, shares with us some… Read more »

Why Internal Collaboration Drives Social ROI

The ability to “work successfully as part of a team” is on everyone’s CV, right? But when considered in the context of inter-departmental collaboration and a business-wide social media strategy, everyone is not always singing from the same hymn sheet! According to Rachael Richardson-Bullock, the marketing communicator at SocialSignIn, collaboration is a crucial part of… Read more »

Embedding Social Media into the Contact Centre

Christmas is almost here and we all know that the holidays are a busy time for most companies and brands. The pressure to meet sales objectives are already very high, on top of the number of customer service requests that increase considerably – everyone is sorting out their flight issues, amend reservations or get their… Read more »

A Decade of Guiri Business, an interview with Metropolitan Magazine

Founding Partner of the expat networking event, Brian Heinen, reflects on ten years of organising Guiri Business. How did the idea to create the Guiri Business community and networking events develop?  Originally, my old business partner had the idea to start a LinkedIn group, and asked me to be his partner. I launched the monthly… Read more »

About Guiri Business

Guiri Business : Professional network for Foreigners / Expats in Spain. Guiri Business Group is designed to facilitate professional networking through the exchange of information, knowledge, contacts, jobs and opportunities. Founder is Willem van Oort, co-Founder Brian Heinen (BCN).

How To Define KPIs Around Social

Ongoing interview series of digital and business insights, hosted by Fernanda Accorsi of SocialSignIn – a Social Media Management Platform. To elevate social media to the board room, as mentioned in the previous post, one needs to put a strong case forward – and this is something a lot of businesses struggle to articulate with social. On… Read more »

How To Elevate Social Media To The Boardroom, Part One

Ongoing interview series of digital and business insights, hosted by Fernanda Accorsi of SocialSignIn – a Social Media Management Platform. Our first instalment is an interview with Ben Nimmo, Co-founder and CTO of SocialSignIn Ben believes that companies have been wasting their time on social media, and that he has observed many busy marketing and customer service… Read more »

De-emphasising Trust in Open Innovation and the Future-of-Work

I participated in several thought-provoking sessions at the PMCampBCN, Global Open Innovation Forum, Design Thinking, ICO, and Blockchain and IoT Solutions World Congress with forward-thinking experts from Fortune 500 companies, colleagues from cutting-edge cryptocurrency, IoT and Blockchain development, design thinkers, and entrepreneurs looking for the next disruption in their industries, overall, just an inspiring group of achievers. After… Read more »

A Few Thoughts On The Barcelona Attack…

(This was originally posted on our Guiri Business LinkedIn Group page https://www.linkedin.com/groups/144… Join us there for full discussion) Good Afternoon After some intense reflection and meditation, I want to share a few thoughts on the August 17th attacks in Barcelona. Thoughts I am having as life in the “Ciudad Condal” seems to return back to… Read more »

Where the Food Comes From

This article comes from the Barcelona BBQ Blog.   It is the introductory article of an ongoing series about our food supply chain and agribusiness, in collaboration with the new online magazine, Calle. An excellent meal, whether gourmet cuisine, tapas, pizzas, barbecue, starts with high quality ingredients. But it can be difficult to know which… Read more »

About Guiri Business

Guiri Business : Professional network for Foreigners / Expats in Spain. Guiri Business Group is designed to facilitate professional networking through the exchange of information, knowledge, contacts, jobs and opportunities. Founder is Willem van Oort, co-Founder Brian Heinen (BCN).

What’s the point of being happy?

As part of the coaching service it is customary to have a consultation session before any actual coaching takes place. The purpose of this manifold; it allows both coach and client to get to know each other face to face and to sound each other out – to assess what the client wants and to… Read more »

About Ian Gibbs

Personal & Business Coach and Company Director