Category Archives: Social Media

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

3 Ways to Increase Your Facebook Reach For Free!

One of the most difficult things about managing a Facebook page, especially when you are starting out is increasing the reach of your posts. When we talk about reach we are not talking about the fan numbers but the fans actively engaging in comments, likes and shares. Due to changes in the algorithm of Facebook,

Read More

Why Ello Isn’t Doing It For Me

Alright I admit it, I was clambering for an invitation to join Ello, the hot new public social network. I think the fact that it was invitation only made me want it really badly … a bit like a ticket only party at a club you never really liked but suddenly want to attend. All

Read More

Guilty Secrets of a Social Media Manager

Every professional has a guilty secret… you know… the shortcuts we take, the bad habits we get into and the corners we cut. It is so engrained in our busy working lives that perhaps we don’t even know we are doing it? Well it’s confession time and I want to start the ball rolling by

Read More

Don’t Feed the Online Trolls

Trolls. In fairy tales they were green and lived under bridges but these days they live online. What is an online troll? Wikipedia defines a troll as “a person who sows discord on the Internet by starting arguments or upsetting people by posting inflammatory extraneous, or off-topic messages in an online community (such as a newsgroup, forum, chat room, or blog)

Read More

Social Media Fails … Don’t Be A Casualty!

As a Social Media Manager I am an avid follower of social media fails. You know… that moment when a big brand of celebrity just gets it horribly wrong and we stand back cringing but mesmerised at the public horror that ensues. Big brands get it wrong on social media more often than you would

Read More