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How to Set Up a Twitter Account for Your Business

Whoever you are and whatever you do, Twitter provides an excellent opportunity for businesses to get their name out there online. It’s a relatively uncomplicated platform which enables users of all kinds to grow a meaningful following and engage with prospects on a public stage. Setting up a Twitter account is quite straightforward; it’s actually […]


How to Set Up a Follower Campaign on Twitter

Buying followers is so 2015. For one thing: no one’s believing your new business went from two followers (you and your mum) to 5,000 overnight. For another, Twitter has had several widely-publicised culls of fake accounts. And if you’re buying followers, that’s what you’re getting. The solution? Have a Twitter account that’s actually good. Yeah, […]


How to Use Hashtags on Social Media

Hashtags were popularised by Twitter over 10 years ago to help users group Tweets via common topics of discussion. Lots of other platforms like Instagram and Facebook also use hashtags, with a similar purpose of grouping posts together. If you don’t know what a hashtag is then have a look at my example image of a […]


Social Media for Beginners: 9 Steps to Business Success

Social media is becoming an essential part of doing business online, so if you’ve not particularly needed social media up to this point, my hat goes off to you! You’re obviously doing something right with your other channels – congrats! But starting to work with social media can be a real turning point for your […]


Social Media Tips for Removals and Storage Firms

If you have a removals or storage business a great way to attract new customers is via social media. You will most likely want to connect with customers in your local area and social channels tend to make it easier for people nearby to find your business. There is a high level of trust often needed when […]


12 Effective Ways to Use Social Proof in Your Marketing

When many of us think about adding social proof to our marketing, our minds tend to immediately jump to the obvious – testimonials and reviews. Though customer opinion is an important aspect of social proof, it’s by no means the only way that small businesses can use it to their advantage. The whole concept of […]


Social Media Marketing Tips for Christmas

Christmas marketing doesn’t have to just be for retailers, it’s a great time for any business to get on board and have fun with its social media. At this time of year people are starting to get into the festive spirit, so it makes sense to engage users when they are in a happy, Christmas […]


Social Media Top Tips for Halloween

Halloween has become a huge event in the UK, with consumers spending over £300 million on Halloween products according to Mintel research. Any popular season or special event is the perfect opportunity to ramp up your social media engagement, and the best thing is that you don’t have to sell Halloween items to make the […]


9 Top Tips for Social Media Customer Service Support

As a small business trying to stay on top in your industry and local market, being pro-active in your customer support is essential to keeping customers happy with their growing demands for instantaneous service. But, I know it’s hard to do. That’s why I’ve devised these 9 tips to help you give the best customer […]


Twitter Announces 280 Character Limit

There were rumours last year that Twitter was considering taking its microblogging format into longform. Really longform – 10,000 characters. This week, that rumour has finally been put to bed with the announcement that the limit will expand to 280 characters. And the internet, of course, has mixed emotions. What Twitter says influenced the new […]


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