I read yesterday that Christmas Day online sales are forecast to exceed £800m and Boxing Day more than £1bn. That is a significant step up from last years record online sales and a massive opportunity for retailers who are taking what is possibly their only day off this Christmas.
Why should I use social media? Good question and one that is often the second question asked immediately after I tell people what I do. The short answer is that given the sheer volume of customers using social media multiple times every day, it is THE most effective way to build your brand awareness. But just in […]
Are you talking to an empty room? Getting followers for your social media account is easy. Just spend $50 with one of those accounts that followed you last night, you know the ones, they can get you 1000 genuine followers in 24 hours. So what’s all the fuss about? Let’s take a step back to […]
If there was ever a day to watch how brands use the power of social media to elevate their positioning, jump on the band wagon, or just simply take a pop at the competition, it is the day #MarmiteGate erupts. The pricing row between Unilever who want to put up their prices due to the […]
Yay, another new Facebook algorithm! This time, Facebook is favouring content posted and shared by your friends and family over content from business pages. Is this another kick towards businesses paying for their posts to be seen? Well, yes. Facebook need revenue. But it is also in response to demand. People are sharing less about […]
The wonder of images! Not only do images generate more interest, likes and retweets than plain text tweets, but you can use the image to add information that you simply can’t fit into a 140 character limit on twitter. As long as the rest of your tweet contains the keywords you want to be found […]