April, 2014

8 Steps to Recover After a Social Media Screw Up

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Everything was going so well, people were loving your updates and blog posts, then all of a sudden you said something you shouldn’t have. You’ve offended people and now they wont let you forget it. You are in the middle of social media crisis. What do you do? Delete everything and hide for 12 hours? That probably won’t do much good. Follow these 8 steps steps instead. They will help you manage the process and you might even come out the other end smelling of roses. Infographic brought to you by 360 Public Relations. […]

How to Use Colour to Improve Your Visual Social Media Marketing Strategy

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As we all know, images get more likes, comments and shares etc on social media. But did you know that the colours used in your images could also affect engagement? The infographic below from Social Marketing Writing shows you how colour affects males, females and different age groups and also shows you how to use colours effectively depending on the message you are trying to portray. […]

6 Twitter Sins That Are Destroying Your Business

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What impression does your Twitter account give your followers about your business? For us its a cross between start up content superhero and automated robot (Yeah we read everything you say about us!). Anyway, back to you and your Twitter profile, take a look at the infographic below from Link Assistant which gives you 6 Twitter sins and how they are destroying your business. […]

Google Plus for Beginners: Best Practices for Business Users

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Google Plus can be a difficult network to get started with. No doubt most of you already have a G+ profile as you cant use any of Google’s other services without one, but have you setup your business page yet and made use of any of their advanced social networking features? The infographic below from Milestone Internet takes a look at 12 ways you can use Google Plus to market your business. If you need some pointers about how to setup your business page take a look at this article – 14 Steps to Create a Kick Ass Google Plus Business Page […]

10 Reasons People Follow You on Twitter

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Knowing why people follow your business on Twitter can not only help you to tailor your tweets to keep those followers interested, it can also help you to keep attracting more of them. The more targeted and engaged Twitter followers you have, the more likely you are to achieve Twitter success. The infographic below from Twitter themselves gives us 10 reasons why people decide to follow brands on Twitter. As you’ll see, 52% follow for special offers and promotions and 34% follow because they tweet interesting content. […]

19 Things Successful Facebook Pages Do That Yours Doesn’t

By |Social media|

Is your Facebook page languishing in the background and being underused and underliked? Perhaps you’ve given up due to Facebook’s policy of only showing your posts to a very small percentage of your fans? Either way, taking a look at how some of the most successful Facebook pages do things can perhaps provide some guidance on how to do things differently. That’s the message in the infographic below from Socially Stacked. […]

4 Steps You Must Follow for a Successful Social Media Marketing Strategy

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For us social media is about getting more eyeballs on our blog content. The more readers we have the more social shares and backlinks we earn, which keeps us on the first page of Google for “Cheap Website Design” and other related search terms. We know what we want to achieve, we know what metrics we want to measure and how to measure them and more importantly we action our strategy daily without fail. Those 4 steps are highlighted in more detail in the infographic below from Big Thunk. […]

6 Ways to Thank Someone on Social Media

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So somebody has done you a favour, written something you’ve found really useful, or they are just really awesome. Either way you just have to thank them for what they’ve done. A private email or telephone call wouldn’t suffice, nobody would actually see how awesome you think they are, so why not make it public and use social media. The infographic below from Vital Design gives you 6 ways to say thank you using social media. […]

7 Ways to Market Your Business on Facebook

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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. […]