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5 things to avoid when using social media

During our social media coaching sessions we come across some great examples of using social media to improve your brand. From Natwest Bank’s use of Vine to PG Tips’ use of Facebook there are lots of examples you can refer … Continue reading

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Social media and job hunting

It never ceases to amaze me when I talk to fellow business leaders and they trot out the usual line that those coming out of school do not possess the skills for business yet those same businesses will pay vast … Continue reading

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Dealing with negative comments on social media

How do we deal with negative comments on social media? This is a common question that comes up during our bootcamps from all sorts of organisations large or small. The approach remains the same, no matter what size you are. … Continue reading

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Social media strategy on one side of A4

At one of our recent social media workshops we ran a short exercise to encourage delegates to create a social media strategy for their organisation on one side of A4.  It’s a great way to concentrate your mind on why … Continue reading

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Join the Twitter party

During our social media masterclasses we’re often asked for some simple tips that can help social enterprises use Twitter effectively. You can of course research plenty of tips on the internet from sites like Mashable but the simplest analogy I … Continue reading

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Social enterprises and social media – it’s a no brainer!

If you work in communications you will have found out by now that social media is no one hit wonder. Sites like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google+ are part of daily life. Ordinary citizens are venting their spleens through their … Continue reading

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Social media – friend or foe?

The mass use of social media and its integration into mainstream life raises some significant questions around ethics which require careful consideration. I’m often advising organisations how to mitigate the risk of empowering staff to use social media as part … Continue reading

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10 tips for building your Twitter profile

Improving your Twitter profile is not always about the number of followers you have. You often see profiles of people with several thousand followers but look more closely and you will find they follow an equal amount or in many … Continue reading

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6 Common social media mistakes

1. Ego alert! Nothing is more irritating at a party than the guy who is only interested in the sound of his own voice. You know, the people who nod away when you are talking but you can tell their … Continue reading

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