Category Archives: Social Media

Do You Need a Social Media Timeout?

For many parents a timeout is something they issue their children with after they have thrown a tantrum or answered back. It involves being quiet in a place where people are not interacting with you until you learn the error of your ways. With this in mind I’m asking… Do You Need a Social Media

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2015 Social Media Resolutions

2015 is approaching and it’s the time when we turn our attentions to our new year’s resolutions! Maybe you want to quit smoking, get fit or start a new job? Sure we will start them in January and break them by February but how about 2015 social media resolutions ? Let’s take a look at

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New CTA Buttons For Facebook Pages

Great news for businesses on Facebook because the company is planning to introduce new call to action (CTA) buttons for business pages in the new year. Rolling out now in the USA and the rest of the world next year the buttons are designed to offer more flexibility for businesses wanting to drive traffic from

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The Worst Reasons For Adding People On Linkedin?

I recently conducted a survey which asked 500 participants for the reasons why they added people on their Linkedin network and the results were not only surprising to me but also rather amusing. For me Linkedin is great for career based networking… to apply for jobs, promote your brand, network with potential colleagues and create

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Which Facebook Character Are You?

For me Facebook is an interesting experiment as it brings together an assortment of characters forcing them all to network nicely with one another. If you enjoy people watching (as I do) then Facebook is just as good as sitting in a cafe and watching the world go by. Undoubtedly we must all apply some

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5 Cringeworthy Social Media Moments of 2014!

Yes they did say that and yes it did go out on social media… ever felt the flush of humiliation just by looking at someone else’s post on social media? Well let’s just feel happy that these 5 Cringeworthy Social Media Moments of 2014 were not committed by us! #5 Joan Rivers speaks from the

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Do You Trust Facebook With Your Money?

We love Facebook… where else would we go to see what everyone is doing and most importantly what they and their pets ate for dinner! Facebook already handles a large chunk of our social lives but do we want it to handle our money too? Do You Trust Facebook With Your Money? The rumour Leaked memos

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Twitter Networking For Beginners

Twitter is growing at a faster rate than Facebook especially among business owners and professionals who are recognising its commercial value. Many business owners think that creating a Twitter profile will mean instant success however as with all social media, effort is required on your part. But what are the best ways to start network

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The Virality of Christmas Adverts

We are now in the official countdown to Christmas and like it or not it’s that time when we start to see Christmas adverts, images and promotions. Don’t be fooled, each brand has one aim in mind… to make you spend your money with them. So far this year we have seen cute penguins from

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Facebook At Work?

The social buzz this week is all about Facebook At Work. When I say this I don’t mean you sneakily checking your news feed whilst pretending to be looking at some company graphs I mean a Facebook network specifically designed for the workplace. According to the Financial Times, Zuckerberg is developing a version of Facebook

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