Tag Archives: Twitter

How To Get Likes On Your New Facebook Business Page

Likes on your Facebook business page are incredibly useful. Not only do they ensure that more people see your posts and content, but also enable you to reach a targeted audience and increase traffic to your website.

When you’re starting a business page from scratch, you need to go back to basics to get Likes to your page. These are my tips for those starting out…

How To Get Likes On Your New Facebook Business Page

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Book Review: Likeable Social Media by Dave Kerpen

How can your business stand out and make an impact on social media? You need to create content that people relate to and that isn’t pushy or too sales-focused. In other words, be ‘likeable’. That’s where Likeable Social Media by Dave Kerpen comes in. A hugely useful book about how to delight your customers and create an irresistible brand, this is a good guide to how to excel on social media.

Likeable Social Media

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Twitter Ads Guide for Small Businesses

Twitter is a popular social media platforms for ads for many reasons: it’s simple, quick, it allows you to send a clear and concise message (although short) and to connect with your audience in a more casual way. While there are certain limitations to this type of advertising, it’s still very efficient. Ellan Dineen from Design Wizard is guest blogger on this awesome post. Read on…

Content as focal point on Twitter

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8 Places to Share Your Blog Posts

Once you’ve put the hard yards into crafting a blog that’s informative, interesting and shareable, you need to get it out there and promote it. To get the most bang from your blogging buck, here are my suggestions of places to share your work so it gets seen, read and shared…

8 Places to Share Your Blog Posts

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5 Easy Marketing Wins For Small Businesses

Are you running a small business? If you are, my guess is your marketing budget is pretty small. Most of your cash will go into producing the product you create, or crafting content for the service you sell. With that in mind, I thought a blog post about some easy marketing activities you can do that don’t cost the earth would be a good idea. Here you go…

5 Easy Marketing Wins For Small Businesses

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The role of social media in a balanced life

Social media is still relatively new, in historical terms, and how it affects our lives has not been researched thoroughly to date. However, I think most people can intuitively feel when their social media use is getting beyond their control, and endeavour to use social media as part of a balanced life. In business, as in life, it’s important to have balance. Here are some ideas on how to use social media in a way that enhances rather than takes away from your real life…

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How can traditional advertising and social media work together?

There’s a lot of focus on online marketing and promotion these days, and certainly for some industries that means less of a focus on traditional, offline advertising. I’m talking about things like in-store advertising, brochures, direct mail and mass media advertising like newspaper and billboard advertising. But online and offline can complement each other – they don’t have to be completely separate beasts. In fact, your traditional advertising can support your online advertising, and lend your social media more chutzpah. Here’s how traditional advertising and social media can work together…

Traditional advertising and social media

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How to avoid social media burnout

Managing the social media for your business can be overwhelming to say the least – the pressure to post regularly, post relevant content and engage your audience is intense. As is the feeling that you need to respond to people’s queries, comments or posts as soon as they’ve posted them. However, if you’re a one-man band or a small business, it may be just you who has the responsibility to manage all this communication, which can be difficult and time-consuming to manage.

Of course the best way to avoid social media burnout from a business perspective is to outsource social media management, and I can help you with that (obvious business plug there haha!) But don’t panic – if you don’t have the budget right now to outsource your social media management, there are ways to chunk your work into manageable pieces while still ensuring you don’t burnout.

How to avoid social media burnout

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How To Take A Digital Detox

Do you ever get that feeling at the end of the work day? Like ‘if I have to check Facebook one more time, I will explode’? But it’s almost an obsession. Maybe someone has posted something I NEED to read; I don’t want to miss out; it’s just a quick glance – how many times have you said that? Have you thought about taking a digital detox?

According to Arianna Huffington, the average smartphone user checks his or her device every six and a half minutes. That’s over 9 times per hour! I question how we can give our attention properly to anything else we’re doing, including having conversations and engaging with actual people in the real life world, when we’ve always got one eye on our phones.

Let’s be honest – we all need a break. And I mean a serious break. Ok, you don’t have to quit the internet for good, but a weekend might be a start. Here’s some tips on how to detox from your digital life…

How To Take A Digital Detox

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