Social Media

#ColchesterHour for Business in and around #Colchester #Essex

29th December 2013

#ColchesterHour is a hashtag that runs every Tuesday between 4-5pm on Twitter and was founded by Marketme TV. The purpose behind the hashtag is for businesses, charities, events and those who live in Colchester to share Tweets using #ColchesterHour in order for others to see and share their content within their own network of followers.…

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Chefs on Social Media.

29th December 2013

Chefs on social media Cooking is a great way to link cultures and bring people together. Everyone likes to learn a little more about different recipes and traditions that they can indulge in themselves! Social media allows these connections to be made and chefs to share their work with everyone across the World! So how…

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How does Twitter make its money?

29th December 2013

How does Twitter make its money? Twitter has recently been valued at around $10bn. This massive figure has come from the vast amount of users which has grown so rapidly in the past few years. The majority of its revenue comes from marketing. Companies can promote an account, a tweet, or a trend. This means…

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Optimizing Social for Business.

29th December 2013

Optimizing Social for Business Social media is a prevalent and highly discussed topic. Many businesses attempt to use social for business, but fall short of their expectations because they don’t develop a strategy. When used correctly, social media channels can boost your visibility and help you generate new leads. 1. Don’t Assume Every Platform is…

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Some Social Marketing Trends for 2014

29th December 2013

Social marketing trends for 2014 1)      Videos – Videos are likely to continue as a top social marketing trend into 2014. With the new video feature on Instagram, it has become popular for brands to create short films showcasing different trends, events and promotions. As social media audiences are now used to this, it is…

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Twitter – 10 fun facts through the years.

29th December 2013

Twitter – 10 fun facts. 1) The platform was supposed to be named ‘Twttr’, before they settled on ‘Twitter.’ 2) Every second there are 10 tweets that mention Starbucks! 3) Barack Obama’s victory tweet was retweeted over 800,000 times – the highest number of retweets ever recorded! 4) The average Twitter user has 208 followers…

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6 Key Steps to Build your Social Media Following.

29th December 2013

We are quite sure that many of you using Social Media frequently look at rival accounts of those accounts of your close connections and why how those with high followers have managed to get others to follow them with such success? Let’s look at a few key pointers to increase your following on social media…

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How to spot Fake Social Media Accounts.

29th December 2013

It will not suprise many that there are fake accounts on all social media platforms and this number is increasing as more and more people realise the full potential that the likes of Twitter and Facebook hold for business and network marketing. It is said that around 5% of Twitter accounts are fake, this may…

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Which Social Media Management Software is best for you?

29th December 2013

Once you realise how time consuming managing your social media accounts really is, you will need to look at varied social media management platforms to help with the likes of scheduling posts and tidying up following on your accounts etc. I am sure that you will have heard of HootSuite, Sendible, SproutSocial or MarketMeSuite but…

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Tips for businesses on #Instagram.

29th December 2013

Tips for businesses on Instagram Instagram was launched three years ago (October 2010) with the mission to make mobile photos “fast, simple and beautiful.” Today, it has more than 150 million users across the World – including many celebrities and famous brands. What makes Instagram different from other social networking sites? Instagram simply allows users…

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