Browsing Category : Social Media

Local Radio is Important

As the Met Office issues a “Red” weather warning for parts of the UK, and I watch pictures come in from all over the UK showing the devastation caused the the #ukstorms, I start to think about how important local radio is at times like this. During the tidal surge last December, I spent the much of the day and…

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Murray wins on Twitter too

Whilst I must confess to having a somewhat limited interest in such sporting occasions, I am greatly interested in the way that events like Andy Murray’s Wimbledon win yesterday affected the internet. Andy’s first tweet following his win managed to get over 77,000 retweets within an hour. Can’t believe what’s just happened!!!!!!! — Andy Murray (@andy_murray) July 7, 2013 Over…

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Avoid Camels

Here are a few tips to help you avoid camel collisions and stay in control of your Twitter account, something I am asked regularly. 1) Use a strong password; ‘password’ ‘1234’ etc aren’t strong – use a combination of uppercase, lowercase, numbers and even symbols. If your password appears on lists of the most used passwords, change it now! 2)…

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Share your successes!

Many Facebook Page owners spend time wondering what they should be updating their customers about, but forget something as simple as telling your followers what you have done well. If you remember that people like to “belong” to a brand it doesn’t take a genius to realise that people want to be associated with a successful brand – and what…

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Do you like pizza?

OK, so that’s a silly question, everybody likes Pizza! Something that crops up all too frequently on Facebook are requests for you to “press like if you like …”. Sometimes it’s pizza, others it’s doughnuts or a picture of a cat. But what does it say about the company? Well, not a lot if anything really, other than that the…

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Social media requires effort

Once upon a time many companies had thought about using social media but questioned whether it was really worth the time or the effort. Well, that ship has long since sailed and having a pro-active social media strategy is a must for any business. The simple truth is, that everybody is doing it – even the older generations are in…

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