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Eleanor Yeo Website Build

Date Posted: Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Eleanor Yeo Website Build   Each of the apprentices has been given a pilot business to work for as a way to build their skills and experience; one of the tasks includes a website. My name is Jack and I have been given the job of making the Photoshop designs of the pilot businesses come […]

Cosmic goes to Parliament

Date Posted: Tuesday, 01 April 2014

On Monday myself and Kate were invited to represent the best of Devon digital business at an event in the Houses of Parliament. What a privilege it was to present Cosmic to the range of MPs and Ministers who came along including Vince Cable, Minister for Business, innovation and Skills and also Maria Miller, Minister […]

Dementia home in Tiverton

Date Posted: Thursday, 27 February 2014

Date of event: Friday 7th February 2014 On Friday the 7th February, Cosmic visited a dementia home in Tiverton, Devon, to show the attendees there how they could benefit from the use of iPad’s. For example, to help them bring up memories from their pasts. There was one client that we had a particular impact […]

Devon Digital Inclusion- The Past Six Months

Date Posted: Tuesday, 25 February 2014

Since we started at Cosmic, the Apprentice team have been out and about all over Devon as part of Cosmic’s Digital Inclusion project; in this blog I’m rounding up the top 5 Devon Digital Inclusion events from the past 6 months. 5. Cullompton Gadget Show We went along to a coffee morning at Cullompton Community […]

How do you rank with Google Authorship?

Date Posted: Tuesday, 18 February 2014

Authorship is still pretty new to most people, so why is getting a Google Authorship Ranking so important? I found this link to a beta version of a piece of ranking software which tells you how good your Google Authorship ranking is. It may not be completely accurate but it does give you an indication as to […]

Safer Internet Day 2014

Date Posted: Tuesday, 11 February 2014

So what is Safe Internet Day? Safer Internet Day (SID) is organised in the UK by the UK Safer Internet Centre in February of each year to promote the safe and responsible use of online technology and mobile phones for children and young people. Safer Internet Day 2014 will take place on Tuesday 11th February […]

Excellence in Business Training Awards 2014

Date Posted: Thursday, 30 January 2014

Blog by – Jack Bukin Event – Excellence in Business Training Awards 2014 Date of the event – Friday 24th January 2014 Attendies – Vicky , Jack B  Location – The Atlantic Hotel – Newquay The two businesses that Cosmic were up against were BD Biosciences and Blue Flame Heat.Cosmic were invited to the Excellence in […]

Swindon Disability Confidence event

Date Posted: Tuesday, 28 January 2014

The journey to Swindon started on a frosty January morning at 6am, with minimal traffic and an easy route to follow (the M4), the journey was enjoyable and the stop off in the drive-through Costa coffee was a much appreciated and exciting one. The event was all about encouraging employers to consider disabled people in […]

Happy Hour – Social Media for 2014

Date Posted: Thursday, 23 January 2014

  Last Friday Alex and I presented our first Happy Hour for Cosmic on the topic of ‘Social Media for 2014!’. It was a fantastic opportunity for us to test out the presentation skills which we’ve been working on improving since we arrived at Cosmic in September last year. It doesn’t feel like we’ve been […]

Opting out of Twitter’s tailored advertising

Date Posted: Tuesday, 21 January 2014

Now that Twitter has become a publicly owned company (floated on the stock exchange) you will begin to see more adverts (promoted posts & accounts) as they need to start earning some serious money for the people who have invested their hard-earned cash, hoping to see some decent returns. However, Twitter does allow you to […]

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