social media

Using Twitter – What to Tweet?

One of the main barriers that prevents businesses using Twitter is not knowing what to say. There is still a common misconception out there that makes people think that tweeters only ever talk about…

How Social Media Can Land You in Trouble

It’s a well known fact these days that employers use social media as a way of screening candidates. Your Facebook wall offers them a great insight into…

How Are You Using Social Media?

In the world today there are over 1 billion users of social media – that sounds quite a lot to me. Rather than just another statistic that one should make you, as a business…

How Online Shopping is Becoming Social

Have you noticed how social media has managed to become part of our every day lives? Because of many of us now own smart-phones we automatically sent tweets, update our Facebook statuses and log…

Social Media – Only 1% of SMEs Use It

Is that right? Only 1% of SMEs use social media (Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn) in their marketing activities? That’s what The Drum reported…

How Google+ Helps Small Businesses

Have you got to grips with Google+ yet? There are so many social media tools out there today, it’s hard to keep track of them all. Is it really necessary to use this one too? For many,…

Is It Possible to Sell Through Social Media?

Yes. OK, leaving it there would make this the shortest blog in history, so let’s expand on that a bit. The belief that you can’t sell through…

Social Media and Your Website

Social media is a fantastic way of promoting your business and building relationships – but you don’t need me to tell you that. But to get the most from it, you need to have it ‘married’ to…

Advertising on Facebook

The whole world is going Facebook crazy. Now with 1.01 billion active users its’ amazing anything gets done any more, especially when you read that 50% of active users log in every day. When do we find the time to fit in work? Although…

Twitter – Who do You Follow?

Once you’ve set up your Twitter account and you’ve followed all your family and friends, what do you do then? To help you find people to follow, Twitter has a handy #Discover button at…