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Top 5 Tips for Maximising ROI with Social Media

Top 5 Tips for Maximising ROI with Social Media

Small business owners have a very finite amount of time in their working day, yet it seems like the list of tasks they must complete grows constantly. Social media has become another one of those “must-do” daily tasks for the average entrepreneur. But how can you avoid simply wasting time on social media and maximise…

Twitter on the prowl or “How I lost 20,000 followers in a week”

Twitter on the prowl or “How I lost 20,000 followers in a week”

I don’t check my followers on Twitter very regularly but I’ve noticed that at some point between Easter Monday and this afternoon on Friday, I have lost nearly 20,000 of them. But far from being annoyed, I’m actually glad. Twenty thousand is a massive amount of people and you might think I would be angry…

Top 5 Small Business Twitter Tips for Newbies

Top 5 Tips posts are always full of hints and tips for small, home & micro business owners. 1. Try to avoid any Twitter “gaffes” by making false assumptions about the service. Many brands and high profile people have made embarrassing mistakes on Twitter by posting tweets publicly that they didn’t mean to, so learn…

Busting a few blogging myths for small businesses

When I speak to business owners, whether to a group or one on one, about social media and, particularly, blogging, I often get a sense of unease in the room. A lot of that is to do with people’s fears about writing, being wrong, being creative, having enough time, criticism from others etc etc. This…

Top 5 Twitter Accounts to Follow for Business Tips

For small businesses, keeping on top of digital marketing channels such as Twitter can be time consuming. The article identifies five of the best Twitter profiles that are publishing relevant and useful information for SME owners and employees. From online marketing advice to trend analysis and hardcore metrics, these five profiles provide a wide range…

Top 5 Offline Marketing Tips for Small Business

The weekly top 5 tips post is always full of helpful hints and advice for small, home and micro business owners. 1. Do a little bit of research and identify the local business groups and events that take place in your area. These are great ways to establish connections and network with potential customers or…

Top 5 Tips on Selecting the Right Social Network for your Small Business

The weekly top 5 tips post is always full of helpful hints and advice for small, home and micro business owners. 1. Do your research before getting started with social networking. Don’t assume that you can jump straight in and expect to be a great success. All social networks are very different and you will…

Social Media – The Policy. The Rules.

This is a great video about social media “Do’s & Do Not’s” – take a look. You can get social media training if you are unsure how to start your online marketing campaign. Hat-tip to @adrianswinscoe

Appreciation Marketing

What would make you into a loyal customer to your suppliers? I’m loyal to suppliers with good service, reliability, honesty, they know my name and care about me as a human being. On the other side I am not loyal to my phone company, my energy provider – they don’t care, I’m just a number…

Social Media Kills Your Business….

…. if you behave unprofessionally online – what a shocker! Reading some twitter feeds you can’t help but wonder how long these people will be in business, calling customers, co-workers and anyone else all kind of very unpleasant names. It may be worth thinking not only about how social media can help you grow your…

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