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#FoxNewsFacts My First Viral Tweet

On January 12th 2015 I had my first viral tweet on Twitter with #foxnewsfacts! Ok when I say viral it wasn’t on the viral scale of millions that we aspire to with our brands but it did receive nearly 500 retweets plus 429 Favourites. For me it’s a first and insanely exciting! History Of #FoxNewsFacts So

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Green Eyed Monster

I never saw eyes so green in my whole life Green green like velveteen moss after the rains fall Wise like the mighty old oak where I sheltered Protected and cool in the youth speckled shade   Dark green like the mystery ship in the bottle My father placed on the mantelpiece Inside with its

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Writing Content In A Post Panda World

Google Panda… It upset a lot of marketers last year although many of us were already towing the line following the somewhat more vicious Penguin update of 2013. Sigh… bad memories… So what is Panda and what about writing content in a post Panda world? Let me explain. What is Google Panda? Google’s latest Panda

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Top 3 Linkedin Fails

Linkedin is a great social media network for professionals. It allows us to make valuable connections, showcase our talents, find the right career, recruit top talent and gain clients for our brands. The problem with Linkedin lies not in the platform itself but in the mindset of many users who have not fully grasped how

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#JeSuisCharlie – The Power Of A Hashtag

Following yesterdays terrorist atrocities in Paris against Charlie Hebdo, which generated the viral hashtag #JeSuisCharlie I was reminded of the power of a hashtag in uniting global communities. Those of us working in social media management and indeed many social media end users are familiar with using hashtags to search for topics and to join in with

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Why Online Relationships Are Fake

We live in the digital age, we all use social media and as such we form relationships and friendships online. Unlike my Mum’s generation who made friends with real 3D people at social events, many of us make our connections online. I think that’s fairly unavoidable but do we put too much importance on our

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A Beginner’s Guide To Tumblr

With an active user audience of 300 + million and around 90 million posts each day is it time you started using Tumblr? Founded in 2007 Tumblr lets you effortlessly share anything…. text, photos, quotes, links, videos and more from your browser, phone, desktop or email. Additionally Tumblr allows you to customize everything, from colors

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Facebook- What’s New In 2015?

Facebook is constantly changing and if you are involved in social media marketing then you need to be aware of what changed so you can use it to benefit your brand. 2014 saw some pretty awesome changes and 2015 is going to give us a load more so with that in mind read Facebook-What’s New

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Why I don’t listen to critics (and you shouldn’t either)!

Critics… they are everywhere right? Always telling you that you should have done something differently or they would have done it this way. In social media management they are everywhere too but here’s why I don’t listen to critics (and you shouldn’t either)! Results speak for themselves When it comes to social media management the results

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Top 5 Forum Management Tips

Your online reputation is what people are saying about you and your brand and you should know that it is one of the most important things to watch for when you are marketing your business. Forums are online communities wherein customers and internet users get together to discuss various topics whether their views are good

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