Category Archives: Social Media

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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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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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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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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