Hi there!

We hope you've all had a wonderful summer so far! ☀️

It has been a while since our last update, so we have a lot of exciting news and updates for you all! A quick round-up of what's to come is outlined below, but keep scrolling to find out more.

  • BRT Beers - Our next social is tomorrow night! Everyone is welcome. Let us know if you're joining us here.
  • BRT Website - Our website has recently been updated with a fresh look. Check it out here, and let us know what you think.
  • Business Photography: Should you book a professional or DIY? Our latest guest blog post by Anna Moffat is online now. Take a read here.

From your friends at BRT - Nick, Wendy, Pete, Cilla & Vlad 😊
BRT Beers # 3

You've worked hard, and you deserve a break! Join us tomorrow for next BRT social. One and all are welcome. Meet members of our BRT community in a casual setting, put your feet up, and treat yourself to a drink or two. Let us know you're coming by booking below. We can't wait to see you there!
Business Photography - Book a professional or DIY?

Having a bank of great photographs to use on your social media channels is a no-brainer for small businesses - using an image when you post on Facebook increases engagement massively, and on Instagram it's about having quality images that stand out from the crowd. But is booking a professional an absolute must or can you get away with taking a few snaps with your phone and hoping for the best? Anna Moffat, from Anna Moffat Photography, answers this all important question in our latest guest blog post.
Five Social Media Favourites

Cilla Richards, our Business Engagement & Communications Manager, shares a few of her favourite business social media accounts. If you fancy a laugh, or are looking for some social media marketing inspiration for your business, click below to take a read.
Be curious

Did you know that our Incubator Manager, Pete McLean, started his business from Bright Red Triangle's Incubator at Craiglockhart twelve years ago? Having exited his business and joined our team as Incubator Manager a year ago now, he has met with many entrepreneurs, and no matter the scale of business, the problems are the same. Are you curious?
Our website has a fresh look

Recently, we've updated our website with a fresh look and new content. Click the link below to take a browse, and get a sneak preview of what's new for BRT in the upcoming trimester. We would love to hear what you think!
LaunchMe Round Five

Looking to scale your social enterprise? Firstport have launched the next round of their LaunchMe programme, which provides social entrepreneurs with tailored business support and guidance to secure investment to grow and increase their social impact! Interested? Click below to find out more, and attend one of their information events, taking place in early September.
The Social Enterprise Exchange Marketplace

The Social Enterprise Exchange Marketplace will be held on Thursday, 5 September 2019, in the Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow. A dynamic and exciting one day event, the Exchange will feature a marketplace of over 85 exhibitors and a diverse mix of hundreds of delegates - with many opportunities for trading, learning, and making new business connections - helping take Scotland's brilliant social enterprise sector from strength to strength.
Scottish EDGE Round 15: Applications closing soon!

Scottish EDGE is a competition aimed at identifying and supporting Scotland's up-and-coming, innovative, high-growth potential entrepreneurial talent.
BRT Community Updates
Ili Laptop Stand: Pop-up shop in Waverley Mall

Our wonderful friends are hosting their first ever pop-up shop in Waverley Mall on Princes Street, and would love it if you could drop by to say hello and check our their ili laptop stand for yourself! They will be there until the 7 September and are open from 11am - 7pm (Monday to Saturday), and 12am - 5pm (Sunday). There are a lot of other small businesses worth checking out while you're visiting too!
Are you a Gary Vaynerchuk fan, or are you thinking about branding for your business? Take a listen to this.

A great tutorial that explains how to create captions for your videos by our very own BRT community member, Mike McGrail from Getgo Studio.

If you're keen to access even more resources, check out our website here .