Is It All About Likes Or Follows?

Getting LIKES and FOLLOWS is a way of measuring how well you are engaging on social media.  However, is that really the objective? Doing social media should not feel like hard work but in the beginning there is a definite learning curve to get through.  At this stage it can…

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Promote Your Business with Hashtags and Online Hours

Most on-line users are aware of the existence of practical tools such as the # (commonly referred to as a Hashtag these days) to help you to get more of what you want from an on-line search, particularly within social media platforms. However, there are still many small businesses who…

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Why Take Part in an Online Hour?

Time is a precious commodity as life is increasingly busy for us all.  We are all looking for ways to harness best use of our time but there are so many demands on it.  Check out the value of an online hour! What is an Online Hour? Regional on line…

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Protect Your Online Reputation

Some time ago I spoke at a local tourist group (Discover West Norfolk) event and advised the audience to never assume that their business name was safe if they chose to ignore or overlook social media.  As I talked I explained that Norfolk Lavender (an international name if ever there…

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Change Your Twitter ID and Keep Your Followers

As we all know, nothing stays the same.  Whether we are talking business or not things change all the time and we need to adapt to accommodate this. As your business evolves there are sometimes good reasons for rebranding.  This presents some minor challenges in that it is not just…

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Hacked Twitter accounts

Source of information for this article I know a number of new Twitter users who have been very concerned about suspect Direct Messages into their accounts.  This has, unfortunately, made them scared of using Twitter.  If you have any issues with dodgy DMs containing links do not worry.  It is…

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Making Twitter Easier to Follow

When I first heard of Twitter, I didn’t get it at all.  What was all the fuss about was what I thought, as I know many other people have done. Well I am converted.  I do use Facebook but I personally think Twitter has a lot more to offer as…

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Twitter Gets a New Look Profile

Facebook Timeline was just the start.  Now Twitter is getting in on the act of personalising profiles. I wonder what is next – the world of social media doesn’t stand still does it?  Just as you get used to Facebook Timeline (which many Facebook users complain about I note –…

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