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Pinterest offers businesses six top tips for successful Pinning

Friday 17th June 2016 - Posted in Buy Yorkshire
by Fiona Briggs

Pinterest, the online catalogue of ideas that 100m people use to plan their everyday lives, claims companies can use it to grow their businesses and has six top tips for successful Pinning.

Speaking last month at Buy Yorkshire 2016 in Leeds, Adele Cooper, UK and Ireland country manager for Pinterest, revealed how consumers are using Pinterest...


Vodafone: The Impact of Buy Yorkshire

Wednesday 8th June 2016 - Posted in Yorkshire Mafia
by Lindsey Davies


Since its launch in 2011 the Buy Yorkshire Conference has been so much more than ‘just another exhibition’ attracting regional companies that measure success on the number of business cards shared.

Geoff, the organiser and founder of The Yorkshire Mafia, explains how his vision for the e...


Changing Direction, Why Not?

Wednesday 18th May 2016 - Posted in Buy Yorkshire
by The Yorkshire Mafia

It is on to one of the headline speakers and it’s only 11.30am. Delegates are queuing up ready and waiting to hear from former MP, RT Hon Ann Widdecombe. We’re sure that there will be some interesting questions, and so it begins…

Firstly, it’s worth noting that Ann took the time to congratulate us on the exhibition and the variety of people ...


Bridging The Gap Between Sport and Business

Tuesday 17th May 2016 - Posted in Business
by The Yorkshire Mafia

Business isn’t all about swapping cards or going for coffee, it can also be about the shared enjoyment of something as simple as a bike ride. Ride 25, an exhibitor at this years Buy Yorkshire event, explain how ‘The Heart of Yorkshire Sportive 2016’ hopes to attract more than 500 riders to bridge the gap from bike to business.

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The Northern Powerhouse.

Thursday 20th August 2015 - Posted in Yorkshire Mafia
by Siobhan Regan

You can’t go anywhere in the business world without hearing the term ‘Northern Powerhouse’ at the moment. We all hear it, we all think about it, but now is the time to do something about it.

The argument is that the Northern Powerhouse is currently a concept, rather than a physical entity. Companies such as The Yorkshire Mafia are holding ev...


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