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Mary Stringer

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An experienced marketeer, PR, copywriter and blogger for Yell, The Metro and various other clients, Mary advises businesses how to create and distribute relevant engaging content for multiple platforms. With a particular interest in content creation and strategy, Mary regularly blogs about content development, social media and SEO.

Five Ways To Channel Customers’ Emotions Into Sales With Your Content

Most of the decisions we make are driven by our emotions, and this includes purchasing decisions, from putting an offer on a £500k house to choosing a £15 personal organiser. Larry Pincin and Phil Glosserman, authors of Sell The Feeling, say: “Regardless of what you’re selling, whether it’s products, services or advice, people buy based […]


Ten Alternative Video Formats To Try For Social Media

Have you ever started watching a video on your newsfeed then scrolled away before it finished? This is the reality for many social media users; short on time and patience, and with attention spans crippled from years of Internet overload, we simply don’t have the time nor the inclination to stick with a video that […]


Is Snapchat dead? The Rise and Fall of the Social Media Game-Changer

“Adapt or Die”; the phrase could have been written about social media. Bebo, MySpace, Live Journal, Friends Reunited. All these platforms rode the crest of the popularity wave until other platforms usurped them – largely by besting them at their own game. Snapchat could be next in line. But it was once a social media […]


How To Make A GIF For Your Business’s Social Media

In another recent post, I discussed the benefits of trying out alternative video formats for social media, and GIFs were one of the options touched upon. So what is a GIF – and how do you make one? What is a GIF? GIF stands for Graphics Interchange Format. GIFs are basically very short, rich bursts […]


10 Ways To Encourage Customers To Promote Your Business

User-generated or third party photos, videos, reviews and other social media content related to your business can be both a gift and a threat. On the one hand, your customers are creating content for you – great right? On the other hand, you don’t have full control over that content – so how can you […]


12 Ways To Rebuild Your Email Database After GDPR

Months after GDPR took hold, many small to medium businesses are still grappling with the after-shock of this new legislation. One common consequence across the board has been the depletion – decimation for some – of email databases, as businesses in the EU were obliged to delete the contact details of anyone who hadn’t actively opted in to receive […]


How Your Product Partners and Suppliers Can Help With Your Content

You’re stuck on the same punishing treadmill of content creation as the rest of us. How to say the same thing yet again in yet another different way? How long until you can repost that photo on social media? How to make a weighty-sounding topic like ‘supply chain management systems’ sound clickable… Unless your business […]


How To Choose – and Ask – A Social Influencer To Work With You

Social media influencers might have had a bad rap recently, but plenty of businesses are still open to working with them. The key is to spend time researching the type of social influencer that will add the most value for you – and extend your audience in the right direction. If it’s an avenue you’re currently […]


Can You Really Buy Social Media Followers? (And Should You?)

270 million fake Facebook accounts[1], 48 million fake Twitter accounts[2] and 6.4 million* fake Instagram accounts[3]: what’s going on? Having a large number of followers on social media is supposedly testament to two things: your success as a business, and your level of investment in customer communication. So it’s no wonder that growing follower numbers is […]


After The Elle Darby Furore, Are Social Media Influencers On The Wane?

Anybody can be a celebrity nowadays thanks to social media, which has effectively given everybody with an Instagram account or YouTube channel a platform from which to launch “Brand ME”. While some people turn their noses up at self-made celebrities, savvy business owners know that they can harness the power of these social influencers to […]


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