School’s Back!

Hands up! Who’s ready for their offspring to go back to school next week? Six weeks is a long time to keep them entertained or to pay for childcare. At least the weather has been generally good, for the UK anyway! Most of you will have taken a holiday, maybe relaxing on a beach somewhere […]

So you want to blog!

Everyone seems to be blogging, whether it’s about their travels, beauty secrets, food or animals. You can find blogs on any subject, some are really well written and informative, and some aren’t! Here are some tips if you fancy creating your own blog – • The Title. Make it catchy and self-explanatory. Around 6 words […]

How to Hashtag Effectively

Hashtags are key essentials to any social media marketing plan these days. But what is a Hashtag and how do they work? Well, in this weeks blog we cover the ‘ins’ and ‘outs’ of the Hashtag and how can you use them effectively to benefit your business. Hashtags 101 So lets start from the top […]

Why are people not seeing my company’s Facebook posts?

Over the years it has become harder and harder for companies to get their Facebook posts seen for free (‘organic reach’), but what’s caused the situation?   Back in 2014, Facebook’s VP of Advertising Technology Brian Boland wrote a Facebook post in response to increasing concerns he was receiving from business users. He confirmed that […]

3 easy ways to get social media working for your business

Social media can be a phenomenal force for good in increasing sales, raising company profiles, promoting products and services, and driving traffic to websites. However, many business managers still find it difficult to know what strategy to employ when it comes to social media – if that’s you, simply follow our 3 easy steps below […]

3 Resounding Reasons to have a Business Blog

A recent survey by HubSpot reported that businesses who blog receive 55% more visitors to their website, and 57% of businesses get new customers from their blog – and yet when you mention the word ‘blogging’ to many businesses they feel it’s something they don’t have time for. If that’s you, think again! Here are […]

5 tips for getting the most out of your business Facebook page

1. Set your goals – decide what you want your Facebook page to achieve. This will help you focus on what to post about, and will give you something to judge your success against. Common goals include reaching new customers, driving more traffic to your website, establishing your credibility, and promoting your products 2. Spread […]

The best thing you could do for your business in 2015

These days the single best value-for-money investment you can make to get more sales is to crank up the power of your website. It’s your shop window, your advertising billboard, your company brochure, your order-taker, and the face of your customer services team. So what are the top 5 things that you can do to […]