February, 2014

11 Reasons Why Your Friends Delete You on Facebook

February 27th, 2014|Social media|

Have you ever noticed your number of Facebook friends going down? Have you ever felt that wave of paranoia that leaves you wondering what you did wrong? Well, the infographic below from NM Incite gives you 11 reasons why people delete friends on Facebook. Have you committed any of these awful crimes? […]

20 Very Easy Ways to Improve Your Facebook Page

February 26th, 2014|Social media|

So you’ve thought of a really cool business idea and your first port of call was probably setting up a Facebook page? And why not, pretty much everybody uses Facebook so it should be a great place to generate some interest without spending any money, right? If like a lot of start-ups you’ve quickly setup a page and left it at that you’ll probably find it isn’t generating much business for you and you might be wondering why? Ask yourself this: Is your page displaying all the info your potential customers want to see? Are you portraying an image that resonates with your fans? If not, you’ll find the 20 tips in the infographic below from Lyubcho very useful. […]

5 Killer Secrets to Instantly Increase Engagement on Google Plus

February 26th, 2014|Social media|

If like a lot of other small business owners you see Google Plus as just another social network and a waste of time you could be missing a trick. As the name suggests, Google Plus is owned by Google, who if you aren’t aware pretty much control your search engine presence. If they release a tool that you can use to market your business make sure you are using it to its full potential. The infographic below from Web Strategy Plus gives 5 ways you can increase engagement and make the most of Google Plus. […]

The Ultimate Guide to Facebook Insights

February 25th, 2014|Social media|

If you aren’t already aware, Facebook provides all page owners access to an analytics panel called Facebook Insights. Here you’ll find loads of information about how your page is performing from likes to clicks and views. When used correctly this information can help you to improve your Facebook marketing by showing you what types of posts are resonating with your audience so that you can give them more of the same. What does all this terminology mean though? Jon Loomer has put together a complete glossary of all the terms you need to know about. […]

The Best and Worst Times to Post on Each Social Media Network

February 24th, 2014|Social media|

When used correctly social media can be a great way to get your business noticed on the internet. The majority of your audience aren’t online all the time though so in order to maximise your efforts you need to learn the best times to post your updates. The infographic below from Social Caffeine gives you the best and worst times to post on each of the major social media networks. […]

How to Increase Your Facebook Page Engagement by 275%

February 24th, 2014|Social media|

With over 1.5 billion registered users and almost half of those logging into their account everyday it’s easy to see why Facebook is the first port of call for many businesses. Gaining traction from the site can be difficult though as Facebook uses a complicated scoring system based on user engagement (likes, comments and shares) that determines how many of your fans they will show your posts to. The infographic below from QuickSprout shows you how to increase your Facebook page engagement so that your posts are shown to more people. […]

How to Increase Twitter Engagement by 324%

February 20th, 2014|Social media|

Twitter is by far and away my favourite social media network for marketing my business. It generates most of my blog referral traffic (it helps having 100,000 followers) and probably more importantly introduces paying customers. The infographic below from QuickSprout shares how you can improve your Twitter strategy with guidance on when and what to tweet along with how to turn followers into customers. […]

The Top 5 Social Media Platforms You Should be Using to Market Your Business

February 20th, 2014|Social media|

When used correctly social media can be a great tool for building your business. When we first started out Twitter was our sole source of customers and to this day it still generates approx 20% of our business. There’s more to life than just Twitter though as shown in the infographic below from the Gold Coast Design Studio which gives you the top 5 social media platforms you should be using to market your business. […]

How to Increase Google Plus Engagement by 281%

February 19th, 2014|Social media|

With over 500 million active users Google Plus is a platform you cant ignore. But like a lot of businesses you’ve probably setup your account, had a quick look around and then not done anything with it.The infographic below from QuickSprout helps you out with some of the features Google Plus has to offer plus some tips on the type of content to post and the best time to post it. […]