Social Media for Business

  • LinkedIn Page: Features & Benefits

    2013-03-16

    LinkedIn is THE social network for business. Use it wisely to make powerful networking contacts. There are a number of benefits gained from using LinkedIn to promote your business online: Easy setup: You can quickly create your own essential LinkedIn page to represent your business on the social media network. Reach a specific audience: Want [...]

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  • Google Plus Page: Features & Benefits

    2013-03-12

    Google Plus is the fastest growing social network, with over 500 million users and counting. There are a number of benefits gained from using Google+ to promote your business online: Easy setup: You can quickly create your own essential Google+ page to represent your business on the social media network. Reach a specific audience: Google+ [...]

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  • Small Business Social Media

    2012-02-09

    Social media is a great marketing tool, especially for small businesses on a bootstrap budget, but without a coherent plan in place then you will not gain much benefit. Although many small businesses now have an online presence, not all of them have a presence on social media yet. But if you are aren’t convinced [...]

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  • What is Social Media?

    2011-12-16

    Even large corporations are now using social networks to communicate with their customers. Social media is a great way for a savvy small business owner to interact with customers and conduct bootstrap marketing. If used correctly, social media will build relationships and increase visitors to your online store. Some businesses actually use it as a [...]

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  • Facebook for Business

    2011-11-28

    A Facebook page for your business is a great way of building your online reputation. It is an additional channel that can be utilised to build relationships with customers, bloggers and other people in your industry. However, you shouldn’t rush into making a half-hearted attempt at building a page for your business before you properly [...]

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  • Twitter for small business

    2011-11-23

    Many small businesses sign up to social media accounts and then forget about them. If this is the case for your businees then you are missing out on some great opportunities to learn a lot about your market. Firstly, you should be looking to see if anyone is already talking about your business or products. [...]

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  • 5 Social Media Tips

    2011-07-13

    Social media is the new buzzword running through the internet and informing businesses both online and off. To make the most of the social media tools which are at your disposal, here are five quick tips to get you started. 1. Research – First you need to get to grips with the big players in [...]

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  • Social Media for Great Customer Service

    2011-07-11

    Social media shouldn’t be looked at as an optional extra for your business; it should, instead, be seen as an integral part of not only your marketing strategy, but also as a vital cog in your customer service repertoire. Social media has far from peaked; Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Flikr are all growing rapidly, and [...]

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  • Top 5 Social Media Tips

    2011-02-16

    Social media is the perfect way for any small business on a shoestring budget to conduct a cheap and effective marketing campaign. If you are one of the many business owners still in the dark about social media, here are some of the basics to get you started: Get started: Every small business should have [...]

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  • Social Media Training Basics

    2011-02-14

    Getting started in social media can be difficult for any small business owner. Marketing experts continually spout the benefits of social media for small businesses, often without providing practical advice on how to maximise the potential of the platform. The most important thing you need to bear in mind about social media is the need [...]

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