Alex Fenton

Alex is the course leader for SSMM and runs web development company

Top 10 tips to improve your professional digital identity

Here at Salford Business School, our MSc Digital Marketing and Business IT students are often building their own websites and connecting their professional social media networks to create a professional digital identity online. For many careers in IT and business, this digital identity can be a really important and powerful tool. It enables you to engage with […]

Creative Entrepreneur – Opportunities for students and SMEs

Achieving the accolade of Business School of the Year at the Times Higher Education Awards and running their first Creative Entrepreneur event at MediaCityUK concluded a tremendously successful 2014 for Salford Business School. The University of Salford’s mission to ‘transform lives, stimulate discovery and realise potential’ is reflected in Salford Business School’s commitment to support […]

10 great reasons to attend Creative Entrepreneur 2014 #CreativeEnt #MediaCityUK

Salford Business School is opening its doors at our cutting edge showcase space at MediaCityUK campus to YOU! Whether you are a young entrepreneur or a seasoned professional you will find a great networking opportunity to inspire your digital business thinking at our Creative Entrepreneur 2014 event. Meet young entrepreneurs amongst our students, members of […]

Is Manchester United’s tablet ban about safety or shrewd business?

Manchester United supporters lucky enough to see high-profile signings Radamel Falcao and Angel di Maria in action for the first time at Old Trafford at the weekend may have done well to remember we look with our eyes and not our hands. Or fingertips, to be specific. In an age where no experience is complete […]

Blackburn Rovers kit launch ruffles feathers as #birdysdate goes viral

By David Randles, University of Salford and Alex Fenton, University of Salford While Gerald Ratner can always be presented to disprove the theory there is no such thing as bad publicity, the words of Oscar Wilde appeared apt when Blackburn Rovers were accused of a brand marketing faux pas on the unveiling of its new […]

Code Club visit to Salford Business School at MediaCityUK

Salford Business School engage with and assist organisations globally and locally on many levels. Core to our mission is the support and contribution to the thriving local and global digital economy.  Code Club is an initiative that gives children the opportunity to create and learn about digital projects building their experience and confidence. On 7 July, children from […]

Salford Business School visit to Ghana and scholarship winner

The University of Salford and Salford Business School recently featured in two big and very different events in Ghana. The University attended the February UK Higher Education Exhibition and over a two day period advised over 250 students, and then attended a garden party at the Minister’s residence. Staff, students and alumni had a great […]

How can Geolocation benefit your business or project?

Geolocation is the locating of something using digital technology, usually on a map-like interface. Over the last decade, we have seen some great advances in geolocation and digital mapping with the rise of Google Maps, Google Earth, Bing Maps and many other services. Google first purchased its map service in 2004 from a small Australian […]