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Infographic: Twitter for SMEs

Infographic: Twitter for SMEs

We expect that most of you small business owners out there already have a presence on social media and that probably includes a Twitter account too. What you may not realise is how valuable every one of your (real) Twitter followers actually are to your small business. The data in today’s infographic highlights that almost…

Infographic: Free Web Services

Infographic: Free Web Services

Nowadays we expect a lot of things for free on the internet. Whether you want to watch videos on YouTube, send email, access vast global maps, or connect to your friends on social media, providers are expected to offer all of these things for free to their customers. But what you might not realise is…

Bizarre Business

Bizarre Business

Think that your business idea is too “out there” to be successful? You might want to think again. History has shown us that it is possible to be a success even if people initially dismiss your idea as something that is wacky. Even great ideas like Twitter were by no means surefire successes. Who would…

Infographic: Vine videos

Infographic: Vine videos

Most small business owners now know of and have had some experience with Twitter. It’s probably the most immediate and effective medium that any small business can use to announce their latest special offers or to increase engagement with their customers. But how much do you know about Vine, the video sharing app that was…

Money: Quote of the Week

Money: Quote of the Week

“These companies have money thrown at them. And that’s good, but it’s also dangerous. It’s good because it allows them to do big things, and it is dangerous because companies who have too much money don’t have the market discipline of learning to operate with the money that they bring in as part of their…

Return and Investment: A salutary lesson in Emotional Intelligence

Return and Investment: A salutary lesson in Emotional Intelligence

On Thursday I was hosting a seminar session at a local business expo. I generally enjoy doing this and I had been lucky enough to have been offered the opportunity by a good friend of mine. As I drove for the hour that it took me to get to the venue I went over the…

5 Of The Best Education Marketing Tips For Twitter

5 Of The Best Education Marketing Tips For Twitter

Twitter has rapidly established itself as one of the best marketing and promotion tools available. Its bite-sized content and highly social nature means it’s the perfect platform for getting people to talk about your educational establishment. From events and goings on to staff recruitment, Twitter is incredibly powerful. However, getting the best out of Twitter…

Infographic: Twitter Interaction

Infographic: Twitter Interaction

If you are having problems using social media to promote your small business (in particular, on Twitter) then today’s infographic might help. Many people just starting out on social media can find the lack of interaction disheartening and they might feel like they are just shouting into a void where nobody is listening. But there…

Infographic: Social Media Cheat Sheet

Infographic: Social Media Cheat Sheet

If you’ve ever setup more than one social media page for your business, you’ll already be aware that each page requires very different image sizes and you won’t be able to get by with just one version of your logo. That’s why this infographic is so useful – it is a “cheat sheet” with all…

Your chance to pitch to a former “Dragon”

Your chance to pitch to a former “Dragon”

If you’ve ever wanted to pitch on Dragon’s Den – but can only spare about six seconds – then you are in luck. Former Dragon Doug Richard will be using Twitter and the video app Vine to accept very quick six second pitches as part of his Launch Me competition. If you haven’t used Vine…

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