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7 Instagram Content Ideas for Creatively Blocked Social Media Managers

Article published at AgoraPulse– leaders in social media management software. Keeping your Instagram feed fresh with diverse content can be taxing—especially when your time and budget are tight. So what happens when you’re feeling a creative block, too? To help you create Instagram content, I’ve put together seven ideas with examples that really work, so

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Why Social Media Writing Isn’t As Easy As It Looks

Social media writing can’t be hard, right? ‘LOL’ isn’t hard to spell and we all know where the # button is on a keyboard and mobile – so what’s the issue? Well, producing readable, engaging and original content for social channels that people want to interact with and share is not as easy as it

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Misconceptions About Social Media Management

Social media management is largely misunderstood. When people see you online all day, it’s easy for them to think you’re posting selfies or having a long old chat with friends. But this is far from the truth. The reality is, managing one, let alone multiple accounts for clients is tough stuff. And a role that

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How To Boost Your Team’s Content Creativity

If you’re lucky enough to have an intelligent, lively and energetic team, don’t kill their buzz. You employed them for a reason. Perhaps you’re armed with punctuation police or research rabbits that hop from site to site gathering information like there’s no tomorrow. These are great qualities. So even if the work gets tough or

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Timeout

And his hand on my pallid forehead A dead fish hand on pure stained ice I cannot see his face but I imagine it might be expressionless yet kind. The father, the guardian, the reaper He will take me from here. I shivered, teeth rattling and hairs raised The taste metallic, a tiny drop of

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10 Rules of PR Crisis Management

From the Lush ‘Anti-Spy Cops’ campaign which resulted in a #FlushLush social media crisis. To the forced removal of a United Airlines passenger that caused a scandal across the web. It’s clear that online backlash can and does happen. The internet is incredibly unforgiving and while the examples just mentioned are particularly extreme cases of

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Content Marketing for Financial Services in 2019

Those of you who follow my channels know that my agency works with leading financial services, blockchain and tech brands. And so if you’re among the 39% of content marketers that don’t have a documented strategy, it’s time for a rethink!  I can tell you that the financial services sector is competitive. Hugely competitive, in

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Curbing Our App Addiction – My Journey To Digital Zen

So, here’s a confession. I check my emails and social media pages within 10 seconds of waking up. At 5am. Every day. A fact that is indeed horrible. If you jump on your favourite apps before brushing your teeth in the morning, you’re not alone! A Decade of Digital Dependency report published by Ofcom revealed

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How Your Team Can Ace Social Media Collaboration

Article written and published at AgoraPulse- leaders in social media management tools. Whether you’re a social media agency or a brand, there’s no doubt about one thing– coordinating multiple team members to work on a social media account is challenging. And when I say challenging, I mean hugely stressful. As the creative director at Contentworks, I’ve

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What Does It Really Take To Become An Influencer?

My article What Does It Really Take To Become An Influencer was first published at CEO World From talented make-up artists on Instagram, to celebrities with a passion for human rights, the internet is alive with prominent figures who have established credibility within a specific industry. Known as ‘influencers’ these individuals can be highly persuasive thanks to their

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