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Is Facebook targeted advertising going away?

Is Facebook targeted advertising going away?

With the launch of Apple's iOS 14 operating system in April, digital privacy - and with it online advertising - changed forever. The newest versions of the operating system now allow users to opt out of various tracking and monitoring within apps. And part of this is...

Getting Together is MINT… Two Years On!

Getting Together is MINT… Two Years On!

Yesterday, September 13 2021, we held our first in-person taster session since early 2020. And it was MINT! I was so nervous - like never before - to meet new people, engage face-to-face and actually be able to see our guests engaging before my very eyes. Zoom helped...

MINT helps Pacifica Group recruit dozens of young Kickstarters

MINT helps Pacifica Group recruit dozens of young Kickstarters

Pacifica Group has recruited 10 young people and has plans to take on another 59 staff aged 16-24 through the Government’s £2bn Kickstart Scheme. Pacifica Group, the leading UK domestic energy and appliance services provider, has recruited 10 young people and has...

Marketing: 15 Content Ideas in 15 minutes, September 2021

Marketing: 15 Content Ideas in 15 minutes, September 2021

Nic and Michelle Rose have been running a series of recordings featuring content for your social media and online campaigns each month. Take a look for yourself and get inspired.15 Minute Content Ideas - Sep 2021Transcript of Video (00:04):Hi everybody. It's me,...

Growing A Business… On Your Own Terms!

Growing A Business… On Your Own Terms!

What are the rules to running your own business? In short, there are none! MINT member Keely Pearce shares her story. For those of you who might not know me, I’m Keely and I’m a paper cutting artist. I wear all the hats at kppapercuts, which I started about four years...

#Replay – the MINTest Videos of 2021

#Replay – the MINTest Videos of 2021

As the MINT team is on tour across the North East, giving our members a break from Zoom training over the summer, we thought we'd reflect on some of the MINT training and online advice sessions we've delivered so far in 2021.NOTE: Training replay videos are available...

Learning is MINT for Kickstarters

Learning is MINT for Kickstarters

MINT Business Club is delighted to be providing additional training to its Kickstarters. We are an official Gateway Provider for the Government’s Kickstart scheme, helping 16-24 year-olds find exciting 6-month employment opportunities to get them on the career ladder....

Adapting : The “New” MINT Offering

Adapting : The “New” MINT Offering

I launched MINT Business Club in 2019 having initially run it as Savvy Solos Business Club for a couple of years before that. My aim was to get business owners in a room together, learning new skills, supporting one another, keeping each other accountable and totally...

Marketing: 15 Content Ideas in 15 minutes, July 2021

Marketing: 15 Content Ideas in 15 minutes, July 2021

Nic and Michelle Rose have been running a series of recordings featuring content for your social media and online campaigns each month. Take a look for yourself and get inspired. 15 Minute Content Ideas - Jun 2021Transcript of Video (00:03):Hi, welcome to July. Oh my...

Wholesale Selling for Makers

Wholesale Selling for Makers

Have you dreamed of getting your product on the shelves of your local stores? It can be simpler than you think, as MINT member Liza Johnson explains... As a producer and a retailer, I have seen both sides of this transition and wanted to offer my observations and...