5 Social Media Mistakes to Avoid

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Social media can have great potential for your business; build brand awareness, grow your customer base and generally help you stand out amongst your competitors…that’s if it’s done properly. If you’ve found yourself thinking, “Social media doesn’t work for my business”, then I have to say, it’s probably down to your usage, rather than social…

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Facebook or Instagram – You Decide

Lady thinking Facebook or Instagram

Ask anyone to name a social media platform, and the chances are their first thought will be, “Facebook”. That’s no wonder; it’s the brand leader, the “head honcho”, the top social media platform for the total number of active users. Facebook has redefined the way we use social media, particularly for business. But, what about…

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Small Business Black Friday Ideas

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The kids are back at school and the nights are drawing in.  That can only mean one thing. Christmas is around the corner.  But, before you fly into a dread-induced mad panic, stop and consider the promotional opportunity that is: Black Friday. Black Friday occurs on Friday 29 November this year. Whilst it is dominated…

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How to write a blog your readers will love

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So, you’ve decided to write a blog – Hurrah! There are so many benefits to blogging. They are a great way to connect with your target audience, demonstrate your expertise, drive traffic to your website and will give you lots of content for social media (Double hurrah!).  But, when faced with the prospect of writing…

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7 Ways To Promote Your Lead Generation Magnet

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If you’ve spent time and effort creating a lead generation magnet, perhaps a great opt-in that’s going to make your audience’s life easier, a checklist or how-to article, then it makes sense that you’re going to want to get as many eyes on that offering as possible. But how do you promote your lead magnet…

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How to use Instagram for your service-based business

How to use Instagram for your service-based business

What does Instagram conjure up in your mind? Is it endless selfies and foodie pics or is it something more? As arguably the most powerful social platform of modern times, if you’re not using Instagram for your business, it’s probably time you considered it. But how can you use an image-based platform if your business…

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Why Customer Reviews Are Good News For Your Business

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Why you should be using customer reviews in marketing Online shopping. Don’t you just love it? No crowds, no sore feet and no closing time.   But when was the last time that you bought something online without looking at the reviews first? Even if you are 99% sure you’re going to make that purchase, don’t…

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7 social media marketing ideas to pep up your posts

Social Media Marketing Ideas

How do you come up with fresh social media marketing ideas? Not sure what to post on social media? I get it.  You set up your profile on your platform of choice and it all goes swimmingly for a while.  You pour your heart and soul into posts that you’re sure your audience will LOVE. …

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5 Social Media Engagement Ideas 2019

“Success in Social Media is more than big numbers, it’s about genuine human connection and engagement” – Tamara McCleary Social media engagement – ah, the holy grail of social media use – the thing we all strive for, because the more engagement, the bigger our potential audience, but how on earth do you get it,…

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