Company Connecting Blog

2018 Scottish Business and Tech Events: A Company Connecting Directory

The Company Connecting Events Directory: Over the past few years, Laurent Mélin-Quinn has built and maintained a list of business and technology events in Scotland. His research contains loads of information i.e. the event title, date, skills, location and sector, from 2016 to 2018. He has very...

The Company Connecting Privacy Policy

Over the past few months Company Connecting as reviewed its policies and procedures in line with the GDPR regulations which come into place later this month. This week we will be contacting all the registered Company Connecting users who have provided us with personal e-mail addresses.

If...

13 Tools that can help a Startup to manage its Social Media

In the 11th of its Startup series, Company Connecting asked “When should you start thinking about social media". We received quite a response to the article. Several people wanted to get an understanding of what can be done with a tight budget and limited time.  This article provides a list of...

What can dissolved companies tell us about our tech industry?

Over the past three years Company Connecting has researched thousands of IT and telecoms companies to create a comprehensive view of the tech industry. An integral part of  our work is ensuring that the company profiles are as up to date as possible. This is carried out via a combination of...

Technology Companies in the Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) area

Company Connecting received several responses to a statistic we published on Linkedin on the  IT and telecoms companies in the Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) area. This inspired us to create a new extended infographic to provide  graphs, charts and statistics on the companies

What does silence mean to you? Startup Series part 12

What does silence mean to you and can you bear it?

Startup founders are ultra busy in the early days and bombarded with many activities, meetings, people, networking, selling, social media. Finding silence can help with putting things into perspective. The productivity of silence is the...

LinkyBrains in North East Scotland

Are you a LinkyBrain? Based in North East Scotland - or Scotland?

LinkyBrains is a movement to connect people who think a bit differently. They may be misunderstood, frustrated and can appear abrupt or even rude at times. They have an ability to see or understand things – but when called...

Scottish Digital Marketing Companies: A Company Connecting Infographic

Company Connecting recently reviewed its database of tech, IT and telecoms companies, along with companies formed in the past three years. There appeared to be a disproportionate number of companies working in ‘Digital Marketing’ which had been created or dissolved.

This inspired us to...

When should you start thinking about Social media for your business? Right at the outset!

In this article, Janice Grant Shaw provides some insights into her experience with social media in the early stages of Company Connecting. She looks at where social media fits in during the early startup stage of a company.

The means of marketing a business has changed substantially over...

IT and Telecoms companies in North East England: a Company Connecting Infographic

Company Connecting started its research on IT companies in Scotland, and then carried out a review of Cambridgeshire. Recently, we have turned our attention to the North East of England where the tech industry is buzzing. There are loads of IT companies in the area, vibrant universities and...