How to Connect with People on LinkedIn

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This is Part 3 in my series on Using LinkedIn for Business which focuses on: suggestions of who to connect with on LinkedIn simple ways to find connections on LinkedIn the best way to invite people to connect with you on LinkedIn how to connect with people who are outside of your network on LinkedIn Suggestions of who to connect … Read More

Using Pinterest for Marketing Your Business

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Are you struggling to effectively market your business? Are you overwhelmed by social media. Are you frustrated about getting traffic to website? Then Pinterest may be the perfect solution! Pinterest is extremely viral with over 80% of pins being repins (retweets are less than 5%) which means your exposure can be huge. The very simple and visual nature of Pinterest offers … Read More

A Few Little Social Media Tricks

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Here are a few little social media tricks I have put together .. all in the spirit of Halloween! 1. Everyone loves a recommendation and mention When you mention, tag, comment or like someones’ social media post, you are starting to engage with them. By engaging or recommending someone’s post and sharing it with your audience, you start to build … Read More

Social Media Checklist for Businesses

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Start planning your social media schedule with this handy guide to posting on the various social networks. Do you find you are always asking yourself these questions about social media ? How many times should I blog? And how do I get people to my blog? What should I post on Facebook and how often should I update my Company … Read More

Tools To Manage Twitter More Effectively

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For those of you on Twitter already, you probably now realise what a minefield it is out there! If you follow a lot of people you could be receiving about 200 tweets every few minutes! It gets harder to hear the important messages among all of the others. So how do you cut through all the noise? Other questions you … Read More

Using Hashtags and Twitter Chat

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Trending hashtags If you see a trending hashtag (#) that is “relevant” to your tweet, include it in your updates to gain further reach. This will allow your tweets to reach anyone who is looking at tweets for that particular hashtag. Relevant hashtags Look at hashtags that are relevant to your business – see what hashtags people are using in … Read More