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Putting People First - About Our Blueberry Academy

We believe that people are the core of our business, and that developing our team as individuals, enables them to deliver flexible, response telemarketing that sets us apart from the rest.

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Nurturing soft skills

We’ve recognised at Blueberry that whilst the emphasis on hard skills has always been needed, in such a diverse industry we now look out for so much more than that. We focus on nurturing leadership, communication, flexibility, creativity and we promote such skills through our Blueberry Academy. But, it didn’t happen overnight!

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Small businesses and data breach protection

The rise of large corporations hitting the headlines over data breaches, alongside the implementation of the recent GDPR has led to a drastic decrease in consumer trust relating to data protection.

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We’re expanding!

It’s a busy year at Blueberry – our team is growing, we’re broadening the services we offer, and we’ve had some exciting new client wins!

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PECR and Marketing to Sole Traders

The grounds around B2B marketing can sometimes seem confusing for businesses, especially following the new GDPR legislation which came into place in May 2018.

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The English Asian Business Awards

We are pleased to announce that our Director, Faresh Masuria, has been nominated for Creative Entrepreneur of the Year at the English Asian Business Awards, with the ceremony taking place in Manchester tonight!

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Putting People First - About Our Blueberry Academy

We believe that people are the core of our business, and that developing our team as individuals, enables them to deliver flexible, response telemarketing that sets us apart from the rest.

Read

What to do when you’ve got the “Funding Fatigue”

Are you fatigued by the sight of the word “government funded” or “grant funding?”. Maybe you’ve tried a grant funding scheme once before and it didn’t quite work out...

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GDPR – Small Businesses don’t panic!

With the recent changes in GDPR now effective, we know many small businesses are feeling overwhelmed!

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Do Apprenticeships Have a Perception Problem?

We’ve had huge success with our apprenticeship scheme over the past five years – but if you’d asked us six years ago our perceptions of apprenticeships might have been very different.

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Team Blueberry against the Themed Multi-Station Experience Machine

On one normal Friday in May, on the first floor of 12 South Parade, unbeknownst to its inhabitants, 20 superheroes* spent the Friday afternoon getting stuck into a bunch of team building challenges, before being let loose in the city of Leeds. Team Activ provided the concept and the tools – and all we had to do was bring our A game.

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GDPR – An Introduction to Legitimate Interests

What is legitimate interest and when can you use it for processing data?

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Brushing up our Knowledge - Back to University

When you think of higher education, the main picture that comes to mind are sleep-deprived students proudly waving their degree certificates at Graduation after too many late nights in the library (we’ve all been there, done that!) However - Universities all over the UK are offering so many other services and schemes aimed at small businesses.

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Our Experience of Work Experience

Helping under 16's find their feet in the world of work.

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Joining the dots in your marketing

For any organisation – joining the dots between departments and teams to provide a coherent customer journey can be a struggle. We work within the college sector and know that this can be a particularly pressing challenge when coordinating the multitude of initiatives you run; from apprenticeships and funded training programmes right through to commercial training opportunities. Here are our top three tips for colleges aiming to boost their business development.

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Entrepreneur In Residence

I've joined Leeds Business School's panel of Entrepreneurs in Residence

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Innovation in Business

Innovation can often seem like a minefield when it comes to implementing it into your own business. In this article we explore how businesses can innovate and whether or not you already are!

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INFOGRAPHIC - GDPR Myths

Feeling unnerved regarding the imminent GDPR coming in to place? Make sure you know the facts from the fiction.

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Three Myths of GDPR

With only two months to go, GDPR is on the mind of most marketers. But how do you distinguish the scaremongering from the sensible guidelines? We’ve given the top three myths that we've come across!

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British Science Week 2018

I got the chance to get involved with British Science Week this week, so I thought I'd take the opportunity to demonstrate the positive way that science is introduced to children at an early age.

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National Apprenticeship Week 2018

To mark the start of National Apprenticeship Week 2018, we thought we’d share our own experience taking on apprentices and demonstrate the impact they've had on us!

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Sales Leads Vs Marketing Leads

We’ve explored where the division between sales and marketing departments can often begin and the affect it has. We now look at how sales and marketing need shared definitions and targets to ensure they can work towards a shared goal.

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Bridging the Gap Between Sales and Marketing

B2B buying behaviour is becoming more complex than ever. With the rise of digital and content marketing, face-to-face sales are no longer the main method of selling, with on average 67% of a sales decision being made through online research (1). These shifts in buying behaviour mean that for businesses to be successful, they need to adapt to the changing nature of B2B sales and ensure that both sales and marketing are successfully working together.

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We've Moved!

After 12 years of successful, and slightly cramped, business at our former offices on Aire Street, we are very happy to announce that we have finally flown the nest and have taken up new, larger residences on South Parade in Leeds City Centre.

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Blueberry support the launch of CityConnect Cycles in Leeds

We have partnered with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, Sustrans and BikeRight! to launch the new CityConnect Cycle scheme in the Leeds City Region.

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CIM win for Blueberry Director

Here at Blueberry we are delighted that one of our directors, Pamela Knight, has won the Chartered Institute of Marketing Award for Top Student in Yorkshire 2015!

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Sales Initiative Guest Blog: Picking Partners to Help You Sell

Faresh Maisuria, director at Blueberry Marketing Solutions, shares some advice on selecting the right outsourcing partner in a guest blog for Sales Initiative Magazine.

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Blueberry report 28% year-on-year growth

Leeds-based business development agency, Blueberry Marketing Solutions, has experienced a 28% year-on-year growth thanks to some major client wins.

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