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Marketing Meets Mindset

We are delighted to announce the new appointment of Mandy Baker as Business Operations Manager at Business Consort – Digital & Social Media Academy. Founder, Dawn McGruer is not only passionate marketing but motivation and positive mindset are two additional skills she holds close to her heart as business owner, speaker, author, and trainer as…

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6 Reasons why your digital marketing is failing – badly!

1.Ignore consumer behavior & online tools purposes 2.NO targets set & lack of monitoring skills in business 3.Data is vast & no insight is drawn to make improvements 4.Not enough automation within the digital marketing processes – Campaigns are on an ad-hoc individual basis with no cohesion to the on-going customer journey & nurturing process…
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Dynamic Digital Marketing made it to the Best New Digital Marketing Books

Best New Digital Marketing Books Winner Business Consort – Digital & Social Media Academy is so happy to announce that our Founder Dawn McGruer's (Multi-Award-Winning Digital Marketing Speaker, Auhtor & Trainer) book, “Dynamic Digital Marketing: Master the world of online and social media marketing to grow your business“, made it to BookAuthority's Best New Digital Marketing…
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LinkedIn Tips for Business – Why you need to make the most of LinkedIn

Since the first business social network launched back in 2002 when Co-Founder Reid Hoffman created LinkedIn from his living room users have really struggled to get the most from a tool that can be tremendously powerful. I recently wrote an article for Forbes ‘Making the Most of LinkedIn' which has had over 6,000 views to date and…
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How to Become a Digital Influencer

Do YOU want to Become a Digital Influencer?  If  YOU do there are some amazing benefits BUT how do you stand out and get seen when every day there are 2.7 million blog posts published and 432,000 hours worth of video uploaded to YouTube? When you add up all of the posts, pins, tweets and Facebook live videos, that's…
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Business Consort Gets Commended for Excellent Performance

A big congratulations to all of our team at Business Consort Digital & Social Media Academy is needed because we just received a letter from The Chartered Institute of Marketing advising us we have been commended for the 15th time which is simply amazing news. We have a 99% pass rate and are extremely proud…
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Darius Ward: I turned my passion into a paycheck

I’ve been a self employed consultant since 2005 working with business to create & define strategy & track & manage performance. I’ve worked with the public sector helping councils & partnerships get and keep on the right track ensuring maximum bang for their buck. I’ve also worked with the private sector in project management &…
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Dawn McGruer: Helping Businesses and Brands Shine Online

Passionate about Digital Marketing & Entrepreneurial Escapades! I started my business at the ripe age of 21!   VIEW BIO   Was it a good idea?…All I know is that I turned my passion into profit. I absolute love the dynamic pace of digital marketing, technology and entrepreneurism.   That said it’s not always been…
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BUY NOW – PAY LATER: New Direct Debit Scheme

Buy Now – Pay Later! NEW Direct Debit Scheme It's never been easier to accelerate your career and boost your business through developing your digital marketing skills. No Admin Fees – Just split payments over 6 or 12 months and pay by Direct Debit  Contact Us Now and let us know the course you are interested in and…
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Women in tech and bridging the digital skills gap

According to a recent study by McKinsey (Women in the Workplace 2018) women remain underrepresented. This is particularly true in tech industries where only about 20% of Tech Jobs are Held by Women (Small Biz Trends:Women in technology statistics) and a lack of female mentors could be playing a part in inspiring the youth of today. I (Dawn…
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New Year – Time to Think About A Boost To YOUR Career

As Christmas is fast approaching and many of us reflect on the past year our thoughts begin shift to the future – How can we improve ourselves – Our focus is on planning, setting goals not just in business but across the areas of our life – what will 2019 hold for you? We have…
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