I was alerted to this infographic by Emeric Ernoult from Agorapulse, made by the guys at Seriously Social who partnered with G2Crowd (the “#1 tool review company in the US”) – it’s got a comparison on the top 5 Rated Social Media Management Tools.
Insight, advice, news and chit chat
Ever think you could do with a bit of improvement on your writing style?
One of the more unusual parts of my “job” is helping people write their blog content. Often, after a workshop, as a sort of freebie, I offer people my expertise in the form of notes, feedback, corrections, grammar edits and formatting.
Did you miss my #StandOutContent talk?
On 21st October, I did my third talk of the year at Soho House. This time, I spoke about one of my favourite topics – content marketing. It had a really great turnout, so thank you to those who came along!
Just like a puppy is not just for Christmas, your marketing activity is not just a fly by night afterthought. This is the time to get those matchsticks out and use them to open your eyes wide to the scary facts. This is an all-important part of your business. Be brave, and read on.
Yes! I am going to explain how hashtags work on Twitter. Many people feel this is old news, but since I keep having people ask me to explain it to them during my social media and content marketing workshops, I thought I would just explain it properly in this post!
Want to help a colleague/client with sharing things on LinkedIn? That’s good!
But finding their latest posts isn’t as easy on LinkedIn as it is on Twitter, Facebook, or Google Plus.
I asked a new contact of mine if he uses Twitter! I like to keep in touch with nice people I meet in different ways, and Twitter is a great way to do so.
Regardless of what you have heard about Twitter, it’s still used by millions of people daily, and it’s a go to place for breaking news and celebrity rants. But I love Twitter for business. And in the context of business, I came up with a pros and cons list.
Traffic numbers vary, and it can be confusing! How do you know if you’re doing “good” or “bad”? It depends on lots of things to do with your business, but, for perspective, I think it helps to compare with others.
“Twitter? I don’t have time for that.”
Well, we have a secret for you – ready?
Twitter Gurus followed by thousands of people don’t actually spend the whole day behind their computers overloading your feed with 10 tweets per minute (or the more realistic 10 tweets a day).
“Make your website engaging” and “Make your website interactive” is advice we hear a lot.
But if you throw your hands up plaintively, asking the next question – “but how?”, people don’t always give you a straight answer, do they!
What does that even MEAN?
It’s not about whizzy animations or spinning logos, we know that. And when it comes to interactivity, websites by their very nature ARE interactive. They allow you a selection of different links to click on and you choose your own path. You are in control of your own journey, and therefore, by definition, it’s interactive. Engagement-wise – friendly text and a human factor are definitely ways to connect with your website visitors. You want them to feel like they are getting to know you as a business.