Banned Hashtags – could they be damaging your following?

I recently attended an online webinar where the subject of banned hashtags used on Instagram could have a negative effect on the growth of your account. This was of interest to me as I'll be honest I had not come across this before even though I am a great advocate of hashtag research. In … Read more about Banned Hashtags – could they be damaging your following?

Instagram Stories – Are you actively doing this?

I love Instagram and have spent many an hour curating my feed to provide inspirational and educational content to help support social media learning. This is a time-consuming aspect to my business social media but is a worthwhile part of my social media content work.  But I have found my head turned … Read more about Instagram Stories – Are you actively doing this?

9 tips for writing the perfect Instagram caption

Loving Instagram but not getting the reach you feel you deserve? Could this be improved by doing some work on your captions, we have shared some top tips you might want to consider to improve your captions for your posts. Here are some of our favourites, and some new ideas we might try too! 1. Do … Read more about 9 tips for writing the perfect Instagram caption

8 tips for working with the Instagram algorithm

We have tried lots of different ways to improve our and our clients Instagram feeds.  Hootsuite have kindly shared some of its best tips which we employ on all of our accounts. We have added our thoughts too in italics! 1. Post consistently Building relationships with your audience is key to … Read more about 8 tips for working with the Instagram algorithm

How the instagram algorithm works

In reality, the Instagram algorithm is what decides which posts people see every time they open their feed. Instagram’s algorithm is based on machine learning, so the way it ranks your posts is constantly evolving. How the Instagram algorithm works Things changed in 2016 when the reverse … Read more about How the instagram algorithm works

Twitter Inspiration by Twitter

Now and then the social media platforms themselves share some useful tips on how to make quality content for your profiles. Please take a read of Twitter latest offerings, definitely one to try if content is becoming a struggle. I'll definitely be giving it a try. Twitter's link … Read more about Twitter Inspiration by Twitter

Google My Business – top tips

This is a great time to encourage continued communication with your customers for when life returns to normal. One way to achieve this and to give your business an improved presence is to update and maintain your Google My Business profile. We don't often get free tools to promote our businesses … Read more about Google My Business – top tips

Time on your hands : Audit your social media platforms.

Got some time on your hands, might be a good time to assess and audit your social media, so you are in tip-top shape when we are all back in business. It is important that your profiles are an accurate representation of your business and are consistent across all of your platforms. So what should … Read more about Time on your hands : Audit your social media platforms.

Writing for social media, long or short?

We are often asked "How much should you write on social media platforms" and we have often replied, "Well it's up to you!" Quality content is key, so waffling on for the sake of it, is never going to be well received by your followers. However, I came across a blog recently shared by one of my … Read more about Writing for social media, long or short?

Twitter – Stuck for ideas?

Surely not possible. But for some Twitter can be a daunting place to start making an impression, interestingly, people find it difficult to be social sometimes which is rather worrying. Twitter is a friendly place on the whole and if you add positive content, you should receive positive interaction … Read more about Twitter – Stuck for ideas?

Are you using LinkedIn to its fullest potential?

As you know I love LinkedIn and use it to research, learn and discuss the business world I work in as well as using it to promote my business and skills. But don't forget, Linkedin is a useful resource to help you to prepare for meetings too. Here are some top tips to help you to use Linkedin in … Read more about Are you using LinkedIn to its fullest potential?

Planning social media for 2020!

The New Year is here and is the perfect time to use the beginning of the year to plan your social media for your business. If it is a quiet time for your business then that's even better as you can use your downtime to get prepped for your busy times. So where do we start? As with any planning for … Read more about Planning social media for 2020!