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Why is the perfect tool for remote working


Here at Jam, we are very lucky to be able to work from home when needed. While flexible working is common practice at many agencies and businesses nowadays, the current situation with COVID-19 means many people are having to adapt to a new working environment. 


For those of you who aren’t used to working from home and are concerned about team productivity and communication, don’t panic! We have tools and tips that can help you during this time, and beyond, using our favourite online tool –!

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Despite the situation changing daily, COVID-19 and the subsequent lockdown have hit small businesses especially hard. That means now more than ever, it is imperative that your social media presence remains active….

What we learned at TEDxManchester


Who doesn’t love a good Ted Talk? Whether you’re looking to streamline processes at work or start a journey of self-improvement, this global brand has become a key resource for anyone looking to better themselves and those around them.

As an agency, we’re always looking to expand our horizons and learn more about how the greatest minds tick. So, when we heard about this year’s TEDxManchester, our team jumped at the chance to get tickets. We’ve put together a round-up of some of our favourite talks from the day and what we learnt from them.


We’ve worked with iconic Manchester leisure venue, Printworks, since 2014. During those six years, we’ve built their online presence from the ground up, establishing their social channels and generating hundreds of pieces of coverage, on and offline. From fun events to innovative campaigns, we help drive footfall and support their fantastic inhouse team to offer an unforgettable experience to visitors online and offline. …


When discussing the topic of ‘women in business’, we have to laugh. It seems almost absurd to say, when men with careers aren’t called ‘men in business’….

Understanding TikTok for Business | Jam


Despite launching in 2016, marketers are still scratching their heads when it comes to TikTok and what to do with the prominent and quickly growing platform. The app describes themselves as a “destination for short-form mobile videos”  

On the platform, video creators can share vertical, looping videos between 15 and 60 seconds in length. Stocked with an extensive editing toolkit, a myriad of filters, effects and an enormous music library, TikTok lets users tune their content to a clever or comedic effect. 

Regardless of how you choose to characterise the app, TikTok is taking the digital world by storm. If you’re attracted to the popularity but unsure if the platform is right for your business, here’s the lowdown.