Author Archives: charlisays

Nightingale

Nightingale, how much gold, to own your sugared song? A melancholy lullaby that lulls me to my slumber long Nightingale my gilded cage is waiting here for you With sweetened almonds, crystal spring and milky honey dew Nightingale I promise you, I’d adorn you when you sing A ruby ring upon your claw and diamonds

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Thinking Global Acting Local in Social Media Management

It’s a big old world out there and as Social Media Managers we should never forget it. We want our brand to connect with individuals worldwide but everyone is different so let’s talk about localization or as I like to call it thinking global acting local! Take a look at the big brands and how

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The Psychology of Social Media

Why did you share that post? Why did you follow that page and what has psychology got to do with social media? Well… a great deal actually! Every action we take has a psychological reason behind it and a psychological effect after it but because we take thousands of actions each day we just don’t

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“No I Don’t Play Farmville” … Social Media Manager Annoyances!

Let’s be clear, I don’t play Farmville, Cafe World or Candy Crush Saga. I don’t want to give you a nail for your farm and I don’t spend all day chatting to my friends on Facebook or “Liking” their posts! It can be very frustrating for those of us who work as Social Media Managers

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The Last Visit

And he knelt at the graveside clawing at the crimson dirt Was misery ever so wretched? Or silence so gnawing? The earth as thirsty and fruitless as his soul without her The tender roses dried up, their pinks a brittle unloved russet And he spoke, demanding his answers from them Words uttered, a singsong mantra,

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The Cyprus Weekly Mentions Charli Says

On May 15th I will be running a Twitter workshop in Cyprus entitled Ten Twitter Power Hacks  so I was delighted to notice that The Cyprus Weekly Mentions Charli Says in its latest edition discussing the upcoming event. “I’d like to know how to be loved or at least followed on Twitter. As such – and for obviously

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Hashtags For Beginners

After I published my last articles Tweetdeck Power Hacks and Which hashtag should I use? I was inundated with messages and comments on my Facebook page from followers confessing that they really don’t understand hashtags. I feel guilty for skipping a step so here we go with my latest article hashtags for beginners … Feel free to

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How to Skillfully Pan The Goldmine of Influencer Marketing

Article written by Charli and published at AgoraPulse, the popular Social Media Marketing hub. Influencer Marketing focuses on key individuals (influencers) and their ability to influence mass followers. Just as panning for gold can take weeks or even months, the same goes for identifying influencers but the treasure at the end of the effort is worth

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Favourite Blue Sweater

And fear scratched my throat, a feral creature Nostalgia and panic a pallet of olive and scarlet Diverse in my being leaving me custard flimsy He and his favorite blue sweater, faded and frayed as the time Raven hair damp from the season and that scent, Washing powder, eager cologne and fondness My knuckles breaking

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5 Essentials For Your 2016 Content Marketing Strategy

Charli originally published this article at AgoraPulse, the leaders in social media management tools. If, like me, you are tasked with managing your digital content strategy then I’m sure you have already been asked the question “What’s Your 2016 Content Marketing Strategy?“ So let’s talk about 5 essentials that need to make it into your 2016

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