Facebook – would it benefit your business?


Do you use Facebook? Have you linked up with ‘old’ friends or colleagues? Do you leave messages on walls? Do you have a status? Do you regularly update your status? Have you linked your blog to your profile? Do you have a page for your business? If you hold events, do you have events pages […]

How social is your marketing?

Social marketing

Does your marketing need to be social?  If you are not already using social media, e.g. Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Blogging, then you should definitely tip your toe in the social media puddle and see if you ‘get it’ – not everyone does. Social media is everywhere at the moment and is the latest ‘must do’ […]

Google+ for business is now ‘live’

Google+ logo

As if there aren’t enough social media platforms out there for business people to use, along comes another!  Google+ pages are now available so that means Google+ for businesses.  Whooppee?  I’m not sure, my jury is still out as I need to have a play before I decide which side of the fence I am […]

Do you know what you have put on Facebook?


Did you know you can download a copy of all the information, including photos, videos, wall posts, messages and friend list that you have put on Facebook? Facebook says: “In addition, downloading a copy of your information may come in handy if it only exists on Facebook. For example, you may have lost your mobile […]

How to add a poll to your Facebook business page


Top tip – If you post on your Facebook page as your page, rather than as yourself (see the option of how to ‘use’ Facebook to the right of the images across the top of your page, below who your page admins are) then you can post a question on your page that you can […]

Get the new Facebook timeline … early

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If you use Facebook, unless you have your head in the sand, you will have noticed that there are a lot of changes being made by the powers that be at Facebook HQ.  Some are available now, but others are being gradually rolled-out. One of the most-talked about changes is that of the timeline on […]

The ‘new’ Facebook and what it means for marketing

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If you are using  Facebook as one of the ways to market your business then you need to be aware of the latest changes made by the mighty Mr Zuckerberg and the powers that be at Facebook (on 22nd September 2011), and their implications on how you use Facebook as a marketing tool. As a […]

Twitter’s new analytics tool

Twitter bird

As a marketer it is very important that I am able to measure the effectiveness of the marketing I do for clients.  I need to know what is working, and what isn’t, and tweek or stop a particular activity if it is not encouraging leads or sales. I use a range of tools (some free and […]

Facebook releases new-look profile page

Facebook - new profile pages

Facebook has been playing around again, and this time it’s the turn of personal profiles and the way the pages look. Have a read of what the great blog Mashable has to say or jump straight to Facebook and the page that allows you to activate your new-look personal profile. Go on … get yours […]

Top Tip – create a word cloud of your Facebook Updates

Have you ever wondered just what you go on about in your Facebook profile updates? Now there is a really fun cool app called Status Analyser 3D that searches your FB status updates and creates a word cloud. It’s really easy to do – here’s what to do to get yours: 1. Go to Status […]