Twitter slang – for the uninitiated!

Twitter both delights and frustrates people. For first time users it can appear complicated and difficult to navigate. There is quite the sense of achievement once you have mastered the ins and outs of ‘following’, conversation threads, retweets, hashtags and of course trends, that you […]

October 21st, 2014|Twitter, Uncategorized|2 Comments

#Hashtags Explained – an easy guide

We use them frequently these days when we tweet or post online, but some people are not sure what they are or when to use them, so here is our #hashtags explained easy guide.
Hashtag History
The #hashtag became globally popular in the year 2009 and it […]

September 5th, 2014|Hashtags, Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is Cyber Bullying?

This week Vanessa Feltz was the victim of cyber bullying when she was targeted with abuse on Twitter after revealing that she had been groped by Rolf Harris during a TV interview in 1996. See the full article here

Technology has brought us many positive advances […]

July 10th, 2014|Cyber Bullying, Social Media|0 Comments

LinkedIn ending support for Cardmunch

Another LinkedIn tool bites the dust.
From 11 July 2014 LinkedIn will no longer support the CardMunch app that lets you scan business cards directly into LinkedIn. They are now forming a new partnership with Evernote and you are encouraged to transfer your data into an […]

May 8th, 2014|LinkedIn|0 Comments

Why you need a social media policy

More and more businesses are adding social media into their marketing mix. Big brands were early adopters because it was easy to see the advantages of direct customer engagement, and now there is an increase in the numbers of SME’s now taking advantage of the […]

April 4th, 2014|Social Media, Social Media Policy|0 Comments

What Is Social Media?

Social media is defined as a means of sharing, engaging and collaborating with others. Usually, people think immediately of the main social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Google+ . However, it also includes blogging, participating in on-line community forums and can […]

January 29th, 2014|Social Media|0 Comments

5 Social Media Bad Habits You Should Avoid

It is good practice whether you are a small business or larger company to regularly review your social media.  It’s an ideal opportunity to see what is working for you, what isn’t and to make sure you haven’t fallen into any social media bad habits […]

January 23rd, 2014|Social Media|0 Comments

LinkedIn Remove Activity Feed – 4 Tips To Help You Stay Informed

LinkedIn Remove Activity Feed
In December 2013 LinkedIn quietly removed the Activity feed from your profile home page.  The feed allowed you and anyone viewing your profile to see all your recent activity.  This is a really disappointing move by LinkedIn. A couple of years ago […]

January 17th, 2014|LinkedIn|0 Comments

How to use social media in your business

Looking at a client’s Twitter account the other day, I smiled to myself that he had a follower in Kuwait and mentioned it to him. ‘What good will that do me?’ He replied. And then wished he hadn’t, as I launched into a lecture about […]

January 6th, 2014|Social Media, Twitter|0 Comments

Five reasons to switch to a Facebook business page

Facebook was one of the first social networks where you could create a business page. Amazingly, there are still a large number of businesses using personal profiles rather than pages.

Facebook pages look similar to personal profiles but they do offer some different features and tools […]

November 13th, 2013|Facebook, Social Media|0 Comments