April, 2014

8 Things You Need to Immediately Stop Doing on Social Media

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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

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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

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

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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

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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

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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. […]

How to Use Social Media to Market Your Really Boring Business

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Social media marketing is relatively easy for internet marketing companies like us. Most businesses are on social networks trying to market themselves so offering advice on how to do that is always going to generate interest. It’s not so easy when you have a less popular product or service though. One that people generally don’t pay much attention to other than to use it. If that’s you take a look at the infographic below from Who is Hosting This which shows you how to market your really boring business using social media. […]

Twitter Tips: 8 Tricks to Get More People to Click on Your Links

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If you are using Twitter to market your business one of your aims will be to get people to click on the links in your tweets. Whether it’s a new blog post or your latest offer there’s only so much you can say in 140 characters! A study carried out by HubSpot has looked at 200,000 link containing tweets and put together some handy stats about which types of tweets get more clicks. The results are shown in the infographic below. […]