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Curate Content to Become an Expert

Did you know that one of the ways that you can blog is to curate content? In my last blog post I talked about some top tips to help you become a better blogger – some of the tools you can use to give you inspiration for your blog titles, some of the techniques that can help you to capture …

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What you need to know about Facebook’s New Link Previews

You may have noticed how good your Facebook link previews look when you place a link into a Facebook post. On top of that, if you do not like what is showing up, you can change it. Well not for long.Facebook’s new link previews are coming. Open Graph Meta Tags, as they are called, are changing. And if you want …

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Creating Social Media Content

In one of my recent posts I mentioned that the 2 challenges people come up against when running their own social media campaigns is planning social media content, and creating social media content. You can view our planning blog here. Today we focus on the latter – creating social media content. We are a team of creatives, so coming up …

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Planning Social Media Content

One of the most common reasons that we hear, for business owners and marketeers not using social media, is because they either do not have the time to do it or they are unsure how to make their content more noticeable. The latter we will confront in a future blog. Today I am going to go through some simple ways …

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What are Twitter Cards and how do you use them?

If you’re now a regular business Tweeter, you’ll want to explore all the functionality that Twitter has to offer, so that you can help drive more traffic to your website. Whilst general tweeting helps to raise your profile, you should be including calls to action, to encourage your followers to do something on the back of the content you post. …

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Twitter is changing… for the better!

The one thing we love about Twitter is the short and punchy opinion or news based tweets that are expressed in no more than 140 characters. However as much as we love it, it has caused some annoyance. Like when you want to point someone towards a link and your 140 characters run out before you can say “Jack Robins….”. …

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Is my Google image safe to use?

Finding images that you can legitimately use online for your business, whether it be content on your website or an image on your blog, is continually a sticking point for a lot of businesses. We have heard of horror stories whereby the powers that be have noticed that one of their images is being used on a website, and have …

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How to use the Facebook 360 photos

Have you seen the recently launched Facebook 360 photos? Facebook announced not too long ago that they were rolling out the ability to post 360 images on their social network. But how I hear you ask? Below is our easy guide of how you can generate and upload a 360 photo to Facebook:   Posting a 360 image There are …

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Lunching, Learning… and Tweeting

At our last Lunch and Learn event, in April, we welcomed 10 business owners around the table to discuss how they use Twitter for their business. Twitter is a powerful conversation tool, and the number of active users has grown significantly over the past few years. Twitter can be used by businesses to generate conversations with other businesses and with …

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Forget about social media until the fundamentals of your business are in place

It’s been recently reported that 7 million people in Britain feel depressed when looking at the lives of their friends on social media. I think that statistic in itself is pretty depressing. Social media is such an encompassing part of our lives these days that it’s easy to forget there was a time when you couldn’t check-in on Facebook, you …