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  • Hashtags: Don’t make a hash of it – A simple guide to using them

    If you use any form of social media, you’ll be using hashtags. They form an important aspect of your posts, enabling readers to see what’s important about your post – whether it be a campaign, topic, an event, something trending or just sentiment. Having a hashtag prefix the relevant keywords or phrases enables that keyword […]

  • Upcoming Changes to Facebook’s Timeline

    It is easy to see that the way we use Facebook has changed quite a bit over the years, these days I find myself scrolling through endless amounts of advertisement, memes, and pointless videos. This now looks as though it will change as a result of Facebooks major updates rolling out throughout this year. These […]

  • Is snapchat good for business?

    I have long been a big fan of Snapchat. When it first launched, the idea of being able to send a photo or video to a friend, only for it to be automatically deleted was a very unique concept. Snapchat has since grown to contain many fun ways of sharing content, such as instant messaging, […]

  • Web Design & Marketing Myths

    In this week’s blog we’re debunking some common Web Design & Marketing Myths! Users don’t scroll on webpages It’s a common thought that when visiting webpages users won’t scroll but rather just look at what is presented to them initially – often referred to as ‘Above the fold’; this is a term that has transferred […]

  • Interesting news roundup – September 17

    Its a new month and we’re back sharing a list of articles that we found interesting this month. Google announces new YouTube tools for advertisers Twitter gives you more characters to express yourself New tools and programs to keep Instagram a safe LinkedIn introduce new Audience Network MOZ introduce 5 NEW Feature Upgrades to Pro’s […]

  • Facebook inviting not for profits (NFPs) in Europe to trial exciting new tools

    If you’re a not for profit organisation there is no question that you want to use as many tools as possible to maximise the potential of fundraising, donations and supporter engagement. With several of our lovely clients being based in the third sector we try our best to stay up to date with what’s new […]

  • Creating a Facebook Cover Video

    A little while ago Facebook rolled out a new update which allowed a video to be used as a cover image, in today’s blog we’re looking at how we created a short video to be used on our Facebook business page and how we discovered a few best practices along the way. You can see […]

  • What interesting news caught our eye in May?

    It’s that time again for another of our retrospective roundup of interesting content from around the web. What brands need to know about Google Lens A great roundup about one of the highlights from this year’s Google I/O conference. Introducing Location and Hashtag Stories on Explore New features in Instagram enable different ways to explore stories […]

  • Using video to support your digital marketing

    This week YouTube announced that their users are now watching more than one billion hours of footage every day! On their blog YouTube put this into a crazy perspective – if you were to watch a billion hours of footage back to back it would take you over 100,000 years. It’s an astonishing amount of footage […]

  • Responsive Web Design – What are the advantages?

    Last week’s blog ‘Responsive Web Design – Why is it important?’, looked into the nitty gritty of how responsive websites work. in this week’s blog, we’re going to look into what the advantages are. While the statistics showing that mobile use has now taken over desktop should be enough to convince you, there are some other added […]

  • Battle of the brands – Instagram v Snapchat

    A year of change on social media Social Media is a constantly evolving machine with new features and channels popping up frequently.  2016 certainly seemed to be a year crammed full of change when it came to social media channels. Twitter announced it was excluding images and links from the character counts on tweets, Facebook […]

  • 5 Tips on how to take advantage of the latest Twitter change.

    So, what are the benefits now the 140 character restriction is gone? These changes will certainly help businesses using the platform as there is more wiggle room to say what you need to and get your brand’s message across. 1 – More room to tweet 16% more room in fact. You now get a whole […]

  • Twitter have scrapped the 140-character limit!

    A few months ago, we heard whispers that Twitter were looking to remove the character limit on tweets. Earlier this month, the news was finally announced – images and links placed at the end of tweets would no longer count towards the total character count; the days of head scratching to fit it than perfect […]

  • Have you noticed the Facebook posts that look like they’re ‘shouting’ for attention?

    Have you experienced the change on Facebook mobile where some posts appear in a much larger font? It certainly caught our eye, here’s how it looks if you haven’t seen it:   This is being experienced on iPhone but some articles suggest it was rolled out to Android devices some months ago. But this change […]

  • Tech & Marketing Resources Roundup – August

    The Tech and Marketing Resources Roundup is back and is the final one of the summer (yikes!). This month is a selection of some interesting articles concerning more social media changes including; Pinterest announcing the introduction of video adverts, Facebook giving the Pages design an overhaul – what do you think of the change? We also recently […]

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