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A mixture of social media news, tips, advice and ramblings

What’s new in social media / Nov 2017

What’s new in social media / Nov 2017

Welcome to your monthly digest of all that’s new and shiny in the world of social media. This blog will give you insight into new features announced by Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, and advice on how to take advantage of them for your business. While you read this I’ll be off writing up my Christmas […]

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What’s new in social media / Oct 2017

What’s new in social media / Oct 2017

So, how are you doing? I enjoyed a quiet week off in Wales with the family last week, returning calm, well-fed and a little windswept. I was, however, sad to hear that those poor old social media businesses worked right through the half term break… making deals, developing new functionality and continuing their quest for global […]

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My 5 Takeaways from the #brightonsummit

My 5 Takeaways from the #brightonsummit

I think anyone who went to the Brighton Summit this year would agree with me that this was a brilliant day. There was so much variety and it was certainly not your average conference or business event. From inspirational speakers and practical workshops to the relaxed networking and the “unknown hour”, the 2017 Brighton Summit, organised by the brilliant Chamber of […]

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10 Tips for Instagram Success

10 Tips for Instagram Success

With over 800 million active users, Instagram has seen rapid growth in the last couple of years. The visual social network has undergone some big changes as it competes with Snapchat for the millennial audience. Instagram launched ‘Stories’ in August 2016 which significantly reduced Snapchat’s user growth. And in February 2017, they introduced multiple image posts, allowing us to […]

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What’s new in social media / Sept 2017

What’s new in social media / Sept 2017

If we know one thing it’s that social media never stops evolving. It can be difficult to keep up with the myriad of platforms and their ever-changing tools and guidelines. But don’t worry; we are here to keep you updated on all the latest changes. Facebook’s video updates facilitate better insight for creators Having taken […]

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How to Link to Multiple URLs on Instagram

How to Link to Multiple URLs on Instagram

Instagram only allows one URL Annoyingly, Instagram only allows us one ‘clickable’ link in our Instagram profile. So some brands regularly change the link in their bio when they publish about something they want to link to and include ‘link in bio’ in the post copy. This makes sense and I often recommend this to clients who […]

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5 Free Facebook Page Features to take advantage of

5 Free Facebook Page Features to take advantage of

Have you taken advantage of these free Facebook page features? They’re all worth doing to help to optimise your business page. Facebook Publishing Tools If you don’t publish on multiple networks, you don’t need external software to plan your Facebook updates. You can access Facebook publishing tools at the top of your business page and do the following: […]

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5 Steps to New Social Media Content Ideas

5 Steps to New Social Media Content Ideas

Run out of good social media content ideas? Find yourself staring at a blank screen sometimes and not sure what to post? Feeling uninspired with no decent social media content ideas? First of all, don’t publish anything if you’re not convinced it’s good. And second of all, don’t worry – everyone hits a brick wall of […]

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