The most common complaint businesses make when they start using social media is that they do not have the time. However behind this complaint is a world of ignorance, social media, especially Twitter, needn’t be a taxing or time consuming … click here to read more
As is true in life, there’s always a small minority which turn something good into a negative through undesirable behaviour: Thugs at football games, angry drunks on a Friday night, trolls on social networking sites.
So what is a troll? Well … click here to read more
The age-old question – how can social media benefit my SEO? – shows no sign of going away and, indeed, appears to be a hotter topic than ever (its popularity probably increasing as the disciplines of organic search and social … click here to read more
When brands and businesses are making their first steps into the big wide social media universe, they may feel that gaining likes and followers is a must and will be looking for ways to create “buzz” around their account or … click here to read more
Q: I am using Twitter as a marketing channel for my business, but often feel like my tweets are falling on deaf ears. How do I get other users (and potential clients) to engage with me?
A: Twitter is one big … click here to read more
Beacons? Cascades? R(0)s? What do these terms mean? And what have they got to do with Twitter? They might seem like jargon, but understanding the concept behind these terms can help you take your Twitter strategy to the next level, … click here to read more
Always one to court a bit of controversy I have bit my tongue for long enough! Todays subject is #ff – Friday Follow. For those of you who don’t know what a “FF” is on Twitter it means “Follow Friday” … click here to read more
A few months ago, Twitter introduced new profiles so that users could make profiles beautiful and display more style on profile pages. Just upload a header photo on twitter.com. You can make your profile more uniquely yours.
On December 12, this … click here to read more
So it was about 3 years or so ago. Everyone was telling me I ought to be using Twitter and I’d created an ID and was tweeting “high value content” as well as engaging with my pitifully small number of … click here to read more
Twitter users are generating 400 million tweets per day, according to the Twitter CEO Dick Costolo. With an estimated 170 million active users that works out at an average three tweets per day per active user.
But how often should … click here to read more
My first blog for the faculty! Am just about recovered from what was probably the UK’s biggest Youth event on Enterprise, Employability, Apprenticeships and Inspiration at Earls Court last weekend. The event in question was Youth Enterprise LIVE which was … click here to read more
Twitter is great for engaging with customers and followers and it’s always good to give back to your loyal followers so why not run a competition.
There are various formats you can use and outlined below are the 4 most popular … click here to read more
I bought a fancy new wireless headset recently. According to the sales pitch it would allow me to take calls from my iPhone or Skype and pick them up at the touch of a button.
Not for me it didn’t though.
After … click here to read more
I recently ran a Social Media workshop and asked my group about their experiences using Twitter. One person in my group said they thought Twitter was full of useful, insightful information and opinion but when you ‘went on Twitter’ … click here to read more
THE TRUTH ABOUT TWITTER: It’s Not A Mainstream Technology says Henry Blodget, Business Insider today. Is he right or has Blodget blundered?
Henry Blodget writes :
Twitter is a great product, and millions of people have become addicted to using it for … click here to read more
POSITIVE FEEDBACK: Lots of people use twitter to launch a new product, service or blog. It’s always nice to know someone has taken notice. Offer good positive, constructive feedback and the chances are high you’ll get a RT.
AGREE: Sometimes … click here to read more
Let’s face it one of the best things about social media is that it can you put you ‘in the know’ very very quickly. Who recently had a sneeky peak of the latest Prince Harry escapades in Vegas? Me and … click here to read more
Twitter searches allow you to search for what others are saying on social media. You might think this sounds like you are stalking other’s conversations, but Twitter searches offer a wealth of knowledge that you … click here to read more