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5 Of The Best URL Shorteners Available

14th July 2014

The road to social media success is a long and arduous one. There is no quick fix and it can become very time consuming. For a lot of businesses, social media has become one of the hardest marketing platforms to crack. The best place to start is with the simple things. Everyone shares their links…

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5 things you should be doing on LinkedIn

3rd July 2014

There’s a myth that people become active on LinkedIn only if they’re looking for a new job but this isn’t the case. LinkedIn is a powerful platform used to showcase your professional skills, work experiences and connect with colleagues, groups and organisations. I believe you should be making the most out of it! If you’re…

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Why Getting Social Media Right Is Just Like Playing Poker

18th May 2014

For anyone that has watched any James Bond film that involves a poker scene – in fact any film that involves a poker scene – the message is clear you don’t play your cards you simply play the man opposite you. Well in social media and marketing in general it is exactly the same thing. …

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NHS and Social Media – Is it all down to the strategy?

10th May 2014

For the last couple of weeks both myself and Ash have been heavily involved in debates regarding the NHS and Social Media. We first got involved because the people were asking for solutions and we wanted to discuss that with them. The NHS is a mine field of bureaucracy and levels of management. The NHS…

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7 Tips to Kick Start Your Social Media Pages

6th May 2014

I am hearing more and more about the importance of Social Media throughout my business network. Some business owners seem to embrace the use of Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn etc whereas others seem to doubt it’s value. Marketing experts will tell you creating brand awareness and finding customers through Social Media is not always easy,…

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Paid Followers and Fans – What is the point? (I’ll give you a clue there isn’t any)

6th May 2014

I was discussing what we do with a peer the other day as we drove to a networking meeting together . She is a huge advocate of what we do and had some advice for me. She told me to stop selling social media, “You guys are growing people’s businesses, using social media. You aren’t…

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Tips to earn social links

8th April 2014

  Social media can play an important role in your search engine optimisation strategy. There are numerous ways of being social online, from using sites such as Facebook, Instagram and Pinterestto commenting in blogs and forums. As well as helping promote your business and engage with customers, these can also help you earn valuable links.…

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How important is your Social Media profile to Employers?

6th April 2014

There are two ways to look in to this topic. Firstly that an employer will be attracted to a new employee who has social media skills to bring in to their business and secondly it’s a new way for employers to find you so building a strong profile on social media for yourself could in…

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Billions Lacking Trust in the Internet and Social Media?

11th March 2014

Speaking at CeBIT, the world’s largest computer expo, European Commission vice-president Neelie Kroes claimed that for “millions of Germans, and billions around the world, that trust [in the Internet and social media] is now missing”. Citing German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s decade-long position on the National Security Agency’s phone tapping list, Ms Kroes remarked “when even…

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