How to TRANSFORM your business with social media – Part 2
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Welcome back! Here’s number two in our series of nine blogs that delves into the depths of social media for business development and puts it into bite sized chunks for you to easily get your teeth into. Last time, I … Read More

How to TRANSFORM your business with social media – Part 1
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Do you want to attract more customers? Silly question – of course you do! And you already know that social media is an essential part of your marketing strategy. But how confident are you at actually carrying it out effectively? … Read More

DIY or Outsourcing your Social Media for Business?
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One of the most important decisions you will make for your business is whether to keep requirements in-house and do it yourself or outsource them. Have you considered the best solution for your social media for business? Do you know what … Read More

Entrepreneurs should be waving not drowning!
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It’s probably true to say, most businesses are launched by entrepreneurs, which is all well and good. However, it’s also a fact that entrepreneurs often think differently from other people and sometimes (frequently?) our thoughts don’t run along logical lines. … Read More

LinkedIn is still here … where are you?
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Are you on LinkedIn? If not, and you run a business, I emphatically encourage you to get your profile set up … now! One of the excuses I hear for not having a LinkedIn profile is: “Business people aren’t my target … Read More

Revive your abandoned social media accounts
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Are you a small business owner? Do you remember when you first started doing social media for your business? That was an exciting time! Watching your Twitter followers grow, responding to tweets, getting published in LinkedIn, posting and engaging with customers on … Read More

Celebrating seven years with a new website!
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Seven years! Where has it gone? Each year has brought something new and exciting. I decided there was only one thing that would show my business how much I love it, the one thing my business truly deserved this year…a … Read More

Want good response rates? It’s all in the timing!
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It’s a bit like when you’re telling a funny story or a joke at a party. Rush through the story and get to the punchline too soon – or worse still, interrupt people already deep in conversation – and you’ll probably … Read More

Social Media for Business is not all glamour and excitement!
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“It’s a bit boring, I’d rather go and make a cup of tea.”  This was the email I received from a team member over a year ago telling me that she didn’t like the work she was doing for me. … Read More

The Christmas Social Media Challenge – can you do it?
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Why does Christmas always take us by surprise? It’s on the same day every year!  It means we are busy, our lives are like whirlwinds, therefore we should try to use Christmas as the perfect opportunity to relax and recharge. … Read More

Small Business Saturday brings you support, promotion & inspiration!
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Small Business Saturday is a pretty awesome national campaign which supports, promotes and inspires small businesses.  You can get involved whether you are a family business, local shop, online business, wholesaler, business service or small manufacturer. Thame in Oxfordshire is having their … Read More

Who and What does your Website Dream Team include?
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Everyone loves a new website! Pretty and shiny, you want to shout about it to the world! Making the decision to have a new website built is exciting.  I commissioned my new one last week…super exciting but also a little … Read More

Free Social Media for Business Workshops in Oxfordshire!
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Free Social Media for Business workshops…yes, you heard right! FREE! Earlier this year I was introduced to Activate Learning by the lovely Joy Foster of Made With Joy. It turned out that they wanted to bid for a tender with Oxfordshire … Read More

Collaboration is the key for business growth
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Entrepreneurs all strive for business growth. And when you’re a startup, or you’re an established small to medium sized company it seems like a massive task when your workforce is minimal. So how do we solve it? Collaboration. I love … Read More

Are you being YOU? Authentic branding attracts the right attention
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Serious, fun, corporate, informal, expensive, cost effective, reliable, off the shelf, tailored solutions, quick fix, long term, local, virtual…is your brand and online personality consistent and reflecting who you really are? Are the people and companies you are currently attracting the … Read More

Dipping a toe in doesn’t get results!
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It can be a sensible idea to test the water first before fully jumping in.   You started doing social media for the business a few months ago. You or a team member are dabbling with Twitter to see how it goes, … Read More

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