April, 2014

How to Use Hashtags to Improve Your Social Media Presence

April 7th, 2014|Social media|

When used correctly hashtags can be a great way to expose your social media updates to an audience beyond your direct followers. In fact, statistics show that tweets with hashtags receive double the engagement of tweets that don’t. The infographic below from QuickSprout gives you more reasons why you should be using them plus tips on how to use and monitor them. […]

7 Ways to Market Your Business on Facebook

April 7th, 2014|Social media|

With Facebook showing less of our updates to our fans in an attempt to force us into paying for ads it’s imperative we do more if we want our Facebook page to succeed. Posting photos or questions trying to likes and comments just isn’t going to be enough moving forward. The infographic below from Wyzowl gives you 7 ways to market your business on Facebook. […]

8 Things You Need to Immediately Stop Doing on Social Media

April 4th, 2014|Social media|

Social media sites like Twitter and Facebook have given all of us a platform to engage with others and market ourselves. According to Confused.com, some of us are so engrossed in social media that we have left the real world and become social media zombies. That’s the theme in their infographic below – they’ve put together 8 of the most annoying things we do on social media. […]

How to Establish Which Social Media Networks you Should be Using to Market Your Business

April 2nd, 2014|Social media|

So you’re setting up a new business, everyone keeps telling you to get social, but what networks are best for you? For us, Twitter is by far the most effective accounting for over 50% of our referral traffic. Facebook and Pinterest are next in line but we hardly see any traffic from LinkedIn. Use the infographic below from Cubicle Ninjas to establish which are the best social networks for you. […]

March, 2014

7 Deadly Facebook Sins Your Fans Will Not Forgive

March 28th, 2014|Social media|

How is your Facebook marketing going? Are you getting lots of likes, shares and comments or are you just annoying people and losing their interest? Take a look at the infographic below from Socially Stacked. If you are committing any of these 7 deadly sins perhaps it’s time to reconsider how you do things? […]

How to Get More Likes, Comments and Shares on Your Facebook Page

March 28th, 2014|Social media|

Since Facebook became a public company they have concentrated their efforts on how to make as much money as possible from their network. Recent reports suggest they plan to reduce a pages’ organic reach down to 1 – 2% in an attempt to force page owners into buying more ads. So if you have 100 fans, only 1 or 2 will see what you have to say! That means Facebook engagement will become more important than ever. Every like, comment and share opens up your posts to a new audience and helps get your message out further. Dan Zarrella from HubSpot conducted some research on what posts receive the engagement, the results are shown in the infographic below. […]

7 Really Easy Ways to Get More Twitter Followers

March 27th, 2014|Social media|

Some people want more Twitter followers as they think it makes them look good, some because they like to be social and engage with others, the rest know that more targeted followers means more web traffic, more potential leads and ultimately more sales. Whatever your motivation for gaining Twitter followers here are 7 really easy ways to get more of them. Infographic brought to you by Wishpond. […]

5 Awful Things Your Social Media Followers Hate About You

March 27th, 2014|Social media|

When used correctly social media can be a very effective way to market your business. However, when not used correctly it’s a very good way to annoy people and make your business look bad. Disruptive Communications carried out a study of 1000 consumers and asked them what was most likely to lower their opinion of businesses using social media. The results are shown in the infographic below. […]

5 Types of Social Media Followers Your Business Needs to Succeed

March 26th, 2014|Social media|

It’s fairly obvious that your followers are the key to your social media success. Without them you have no audience, nobody to engage with and nobody to help broadcast your message further afield. Followers come in many forms, there are many you might want to avoid, but there are 5 key types your business needs according to this infographic from Vocus. […]