Boosting a Facebook post

With more than 1 billion active users per day and the option to search for local businesses, Facebook is the place to be for small business owners. And savvy business owners know it – of the 3 million businesses using Facebook to advertise, the majority are...

Getting your Twitter numbers right!

Nobody likes following a Twitter account that is following 1000 people but has 10 followers. It looks spammy and unconvincing. The problem is that we all start with 0 followers and 0 following, which presents a tricky situation. Of course you shouldn’t over follow...

Ello – what’s it all about?

Ello Ello! Social networks, there’s a few out there, and Ello — in an ever-expanding public beta — is the latest entrant into a market both dominated and crowded, and littered with dead social media platforms. We may see Facebook and Twitter in much of the world, Sina...

Social Media Conversation Starters

Following are 21 social media conversation starters you can use to get your fans and followers to start talking! 1. Request feedback Ask for feedback on your products, services or website. Example: “Are there any products you wish we would carry?”. 2. Be funny Jokes,...

Using Instagram for business

Instagram is a great way to share images and keep people interested – plus it doesn’t feel like an advertising campaign! But how do you make it interesting and professional? Here are some tips to help you! Get to know Instagram and feel confident about posting. Check...

Make Pinterest work for your business

Want to get on the Pinterest for business train?  Before you do anything further, its important to go through my Pinterest checklist, and answer these questions! What do you want to achieve? With any marketing strategy, this is the first question you need to ask...