So 2021 has kicked off with a return to 'working from home' order, which wasn't unexpected but pretty pants for all! For many, we are back to Zoom meeting for liaising with colleagues, training workshops and client meetings. Not an ideal situation but I am pleased we have the technology at hand … Read more about Already got zoom fatigue?
Social media is a fantastic tool for your business and for the first time, small businesses can interact and play on an even playing field with large businesses. But organic social media content is hard to achieve for many businesses without the support of advertising. Particularly Facebook … Read more about Facebook Ads – don’t be scared!
As fellow business owners, I think we can all agree that sometimes we just need tools to help make our jobs a little easier. After all, we do EVERYTHING. We are gurus in all sectors not by choice but it is just the nature of small business life. One of the biggest factors of a successful small … Read more about Your ultimate tools guide for your small business
Hope you have a little time to come along to the latest Breakfast Briefing thanks to Hambleton District Council Business and Development Team. This time will be talking to the group about Google My Business, a free tool that offers so much to your business to promote it locally to your potential … Read more about Breakfast Briefing – Google My Business
Have a read if you are sharing your web blogs onto your social media, things are changing. Thanks to Yoast for sharing this info. This has just come across my desk and as many of my clients have Wordpress sites and active social media feeds, thought it would be of interest. Some time ago, … Read more about Got embed issues? (What on earth is she talking about?)
Ready, steady go! Simple 20 Instagram killer tips you can activate on your account today - get going! What are you waiting for? Switch your account to a business account - go to settings - change to a business account (unlocks some additional options and enables you to advertise on Instagram) … Read more about Ready, Steady, Go. Top 20 killer Instagram tips
It's always good to keep up the training, whilst working on a site for a client I thought I would just do some double checking on any new features for local SEO and managed to take this course! Very insightful and has enabled me to add even more to the clients SEO and website. Never stop … Read more about Never stop learning!
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
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
I was recently asked to be part of the Friday Feature - a regular blog from the Terry Dicken Business Park blog. As tenant of the business park, of course, I would love to! I was very competently interviews by Sally Atkinson, who works with Wireless Economics, another neighbour, who … Read more about Mary Poppins of Stokesley – I can live with that!
I was delighted to celebrate Thirsty Thursday's fourth birthday in November. For those who don't know, I set up Thirsty Thursday with my colleague Anna Addison back in 2014 and since then we have welcomed many local Stokesley businesses to our little group. Having reached four years is an … Read more about Thirsty Thursday birthday celebrations