Author Archives: charlisays

Do You Trust Facebook With Your Money?

We love Facebook… where else would we go to see what everyone is doing and most importantly what they and their pets ate for dinner! Facebook already handles a large chunk of our social lives but do we want it to handle our money too? Do You Trust Facebook With Your Money? The rumour Leaked memos

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Twitter Networking For Beginners

Twitter is growing at a faster rate than Facebook especially among business owners and professionals who are recognising its commercial value. Many business owners think that creating a Twitter profile will mean instant success however as with all social media, effort is required on your part. But what are the best ways to start network

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Why Can’t I Write At My Desk?

I have a desk. It has a computer on it, some pens and a plant. It’s a nice desk. So why is it that when I am completing writing assignments I am unable to sit on my chair and work at my desk? Why Can’t I Write At My Desk? My favourite places for writing

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The Virality of Christmas Adverts

We are now in the official countdown to Christmas and like it or not it’s that time when we start to see Christmas adverts, images and promotions. Don’t be fooled, each brand has one aim in mind… to make you spend your money with them. So far this year we have seen cute penguins from

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Facebook At Work?

The social buzz this week is all about Facebook At Work. When I say this I don’t mean you sneakily checking your news feed whilst pretending to be looking at some company graphs I mean a Facebook network specifically designed for the workplace. According to the Financial Times, Zuckerberg is developing a version of Facebook

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3 Ways to Increase Your Facebook Reach For Free!

One of the most difficult things about managing a Facebook page, especially when you are starting out is increasing the reach of your posts. When we talk about reach we are not talking about the fan numbers but the fans actively engaging in comments, likes and shares. Due to changes in the algorithm of Facebook,

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What’s Up With All The Apps?

I love my Smartphone (android forever) and I love being able to utilise the apps that come with my main platforms … Twitter, G+, Facebook, Linkedin and of course the now compulsory Messenger app for Facebook. I also throw in a few social apps such as Whatsapp and of course the staple of every single

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Why Ello Isn’t Doing It For Me

Alright I admit it, I was clambering for an invitation to join Ello, the hot new public social network. I think the fact that it was invitation only made me want it really badly … a bit like a ticket only party at a club you never really liked but suddenly want to attend. All

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Things My Mum Says

This morning I checked my emails and received this awesome comment from my Mum “It’s so funny after I gmailed you those flight details the internet showed me more… it’s like it knew”. Bless you Mum. Anyway, inspired by this I decided to make a compilation of the top 5 social media and technology comments

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Guilty Secrets of a Social Media Manager

Every professional has a guilty secret… you know… the shortcuts we take, the bad habits we get into and the corners we cut. It is so engrained in our busy working lives that perhaps we don’t even know we are doing it? Well it’s confession time and I want to start the ball rolling by

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