Author Archives: charlisays

3 Sizzling Summer Marketing Campaigns

Summer’s great right? Lazy beach days, ice cool drinks … that summer soundtrack you can’t stop listening too! Summer is awesome but from a marketing perspective it can be a bit of a dead duck. Many potential clients are on vacation and not checking emails whilst others feel they don’t want to talk business in

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7 Social Media Tips For Affiliates

There are many ways to improve your success as an affiliate and social media is one of the big ones! If you want to succeed then social media is a huge part of the puzzle.  In this article I am sharing with you 7 social media tips for affiliates so get ready to power up,

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3 Summer Writing Inspirations

Hey Everyone, summer is definitely here and with it comes fresh writing inspiration. I am often asked “What inspires you?” so with that in mind I want to share with you my 3 Summer Writing Inspirations and in turn discover… what inspires you to write? 3 Summer Writing Inspirations #1 The Ocean Whether it’s because I’m

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Take me to the sea

The ocean calling pulls me from my grimy city dream, a mirage of cerulean depth Stumbling blindly towards the shore, a magnetic pull of my sign Weary limbs alive in liquid sapphire, an aqua medusa born to join them Each strand of hair a rainbow on the glittering surface worshipping the sunrise The shimmers play,

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4 Practical Ways To Use Live Video

Live video streaming is the hot buzz term of 2015 right now with Meercat and Periscope leading the way in the user generated video content revolution. Now, anyone with a camera phone can stream their world for all to see and of course this extends to brands as well as individuals. It’s fresh, it’s social

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3 Misconceptions About Social Media Managers

Being a Social Media Manager is a great job! You get to create your own campaigns, allocate your budget, be creative and also elevate your brand to success. But, as with any job, the position can also have its downsides and these are often centred around people’s misconceptions about the role and its aims.  With

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Out of Office Marketing

So it’s vacation time and in addition to all your scheduling, this means setting the dreaded “out of office” message on your outlook! As a marketing manager this got me thinking… is there such a thing as Out of Office Marketing and if not why not? What does a standard out of office message look

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Vanished

And they scattered as she stumbled through the gleaming square A black and white movie and her red satin shoes stained by rain Dress trailing on the silver lined pavement, tendrils damp to her shoulders Plumes of misty feathers rising in a low flustered cloud above her head An elusive snowy feather passes ghostlike through

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Jurassic World & Other Blatant Product Placements

I watched Jurassic World on the weekend… YAY! First things first, it’s an awesome movie which completely lived up to my expectations but wait… did Mercedes sponsor it? It prompted me to take a look at Jurassic World & Other Blatant Product Placements in movies. From the first moment when character Claire hops into her

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Facebook GIFS Are Here!

That’s right… at long last Facebook GIFS are here and let’s be honest… I started using them the moment I heard! If you don’t know, then a GIF is a moving image… a bit like a video but much shorter. It plays on a loop so that when you are scrolling through a social newsfeed

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