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Twitter 280 character tweets – what you need to know

Twitter 280 Character Tweets

Users aren’t happy about the new Twitter 280 character tweets… In a nutshell, the twittersphere is mostly opposed to the idea. Twitter has already begun trialling 280-character tweets with many famous personalities and celebrities across the platform, most of which aren’t fond of the idea themselves. Jack Dorsey (CEO of Twitter) gave this official statement:   This is a small change, but a big move for us. 140 was an arbitrary choice based on the 160 character SMS limit. Proud of how thoughtful the team has been in solving a real problem people have when trying to tweet. And at …

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How To Decide The Right Social Media Platform For Your Business

So if you’re reading this, you’re interested in getting your Business on Social Media, which is good. It also means your Business should be! It also means your Business isn’t on Social Media right now, and it should be! However, it can be really hard to choose which profiles to put your business onto. Do you stick faithfully to one social media platform, or do you branch out into all of them? I can offer you 4 tips to help you choose the best profile for you. They are: ASK YOURSELF AN IMPORTANT QUESTION You need to look at each …

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How to Bring Your Social Media Profiles Together

  While chatting to some budding Business men and women in Bamboo Zone, a couple of interesting questions were raised that I felt needed some due attention: How do you bring your Social Media profiles together? What social profiles are best for your business? Now these are both huge topics in themselves, and so I’ll focus on the first point this week, and go into more detail about the second in the next blog – for the sake of fairness! So what does it mean to bring all of your Social Media profiles together? It could mean several things, like …

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STOP connecting your Twitter to your Facebook account!

Stop connecting your Twitter to your Facebook account

Don’t fall into the trap, connecting your Twitter to your Facebook account is SPAMMY. It’s far too easy to automatically connect your Twitter account to your Facebook profile, however, it is NOT a good idea to do this. So if you’re reading this thinking “holy crap I’m one of those people”, hopefully this blog will make you take action to disconnect. The thing is Twitter and Facebook are completely different social platforms with different ways to engage. They both warrant a different social etiquette. So why do people do it? Initially it may seem like a good idea to let …

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Instagram Live Video – new feature rolling rolling out SOON!

Introducing Instagram Live Videos

Instagram Live video COMING SOON and more! Over the past year, Instagram has gone through many changes. First came the changing of the logo, then came the arrival of Instagram stories and, more recently, a unified inbox was released for Facebook, Messenger and Instagram!  With that being said, more features are on the way. What’s to come, you ask? Well, firstly, Instagram are releasing their own version of live video which is HUUUUUGE! How can I start my Instagram live video? You can’t yet… Don’t fret though, Instagram are rolling it out VERY soon. They’ve already been testing it out with …

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10 unbelievable Social Media Fails

10 unbelievable Social Media Fails

How not to fall flat using social media! In an ever increasing market, businesses need to stand out. Traditional marketing has still got a place, however, your potential customers and clients are buying products and services & interacting with brands in more complex ways. The Social Media phenomenon over the last 5 year has fundamentally changed the way these potential clients buy your goods and services. Many businesses who have seen substantial growth since the recession in 2008 have continuously invested in new marketing methodologies of which social media has played a fundamental role. Alternatively, there can be many repercussions …

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Connecting your business to new opportunities through Social Media

Connecting your business to new opportunities through Social Media

Connecting your business to new opportunities through Social Media We are all very much witnessing (and living through) the rise of social. Whether you’re a business trying to increase sales, or simply someone looking to gain a larger following through social; we’re all familiar with the struggles of growing our online presence. If you possess an existing social presence, congratulations! You’re already ahead of the game… Too many times we hear people say they’re hesitant to make the jump to social because they’re “scared”, “not sure it will work” or have been “getting by without it”… …what a shame! If …

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Social Media etiquette guide for businesses

Social Media etiquette guide for businesses

Social Media etiquette guide for businesses: Do you ever observe poor social media marketing and wonder “what was that person thinking”?! Well, being a social media marketer that occurrence happens frequently in my life (yes I like to go wild on Fridays). My amigos, it’s your lucky day. Gone are the days of poor standards when it comes to social media because now, whenever you’re unsure, you can refer back to this amazing guide. So let’s get straight to the social media etiquette guide for businesses: 1) Cut out the spam: People hate, and I mean REALLY hate, to be …

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Twitter character count update means longer Twitter statuses!

Twitter Character Count Update

Twitter character count updated and you may not have even noticed… The 21st of March 2006 marks a historical day for all social media experts, digital marketers and general social media enthusiasts alike. If you guessed that this significant day marked the birthday of social media giant Twitter, congratulations, because we had to Google that. So, you’re here and ready to learn about what those dastardly people at Twitter have been up to in the background. No need to worry, this update is a lot less devious than those we have experienced in the past. In fact, it’s the complete …

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American Car Company Relies Solely on SEO for Business

A US organisation is claiming that it relies solely on SEO services to bring in business, removing the need for print marketing in the process. And they claim they have never performed better.

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