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

What does a business gain from using social media?

What does a business gain from using social media?

Business Opportunities Online marketing and in particular social media, has become a huge part of everyday life and millions of people, your customers included, are communicating on social networks. So it makes sense to get some social media training and join in, right? Well, yes, but jumping in head first without a plan is not going […]

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Do I Need a Social Media Plan?

Do I Need a Social Media Plan?

Many small businesses I work with are pretty sure they need to have a social media plan… because everyone else seems to. There was a time when the owner of a new business wondered whether they needed to have a website or not! And look what happened there. Social networks are here to stay and […]

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Don’t be a spammer on Twitter!

Don’t be a spammer on Twitter!

I think Twitter is the most discerning of social networks and it drives me nuts to see people abusing it, broadcasting, spamming, boasting about numbers of followers, etc. They seem to have forgotten the quintessential point of social networking: users curate their own feeds. Twitter had this sussed from the start – if somebody you […]

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Facebook Timeline for Business Pages: Think Content!

Facebook Timeline for Business Pages: Think Content!

Facebook Timeline is coming to brand pages on 30th March and, as I mentioned in a previous post ‘Facebook Timeline for Business: What’s New?‘, there is more emphasis now on posting decent content to encourage more interaction with fans. As always with Facebook it’s all about engaging people. If you post dull content that nobody […]

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