Author Archives: charlisays

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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5 mistakes you don’t know you’re making on Twitter

I recently ran a Twitter workshop in Limassol where we talked about getting started on Twitter and how to power up your tweeting. One thing we touched on was the common mistakes which Twitter users make… even the pros! 5 mistakes you don’t know you’re making on Twitter might surprise you… are you guilty of

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5 Annoying Social Media Bugs

As a Global Social Media Manager, I am on the social media platforms all day… every day! When we use social media for professional purposes there are often glitches, either bugs in the platform or intended limitations which can be SO annoying. Here are my top 5 Annoying Social Media Bugs that I really wish

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Explaining Social Media … To People Who Don’t Understand Social Media!

As a Social Media Manager of around 7 years one of the biggest frustrations which I continue to endure is Explaining Social Media … To People Who Don’t Understand Social Media! If you work in online marketing or specifically social media you may be familiar with this frustration yourself. The problem usually comes from non-

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3 New Social Apps to Try

As a Social Media Manager every day I hear about new networks and apps . I will admit that sometimes it can be a little annoying, especially when the person telling you uses phrases like “the next big thing” or “everyone will use it”. With this in mind I want to recommend 3 New Social

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So I Ran My First Twitter Workshop !

On May 15th 2015 I ran my first Twitter workshop in conjunction with the popular networking group Mary’s World in Limassol. Ten Twitter Power Hacks was an interactive presentation designed to give insights into the best ways to boost followers,leads and interaction whilst also having a great time on Twitter. Learning To Tweet Your Heart

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What Are Google Plus Collections?

So here I am… logging into my G+ brand pages, minding my own business and I see a new tab entitled “Collections”. That’s right… Google Plus has added a new “Collections” tab but what are Google Plus Collections? What Are Google Plus Collections? Collections allow brand owners to clump posts on certain topics together under

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