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Six Steps To A Winning Content Marketing Strategy

Possibly the most vital part of any marketing campaign is content. By that, we mean, what is it that you have to say about your business, your people, your products, your services and your customers? As you can see from our Lead Generation Model, Content – in its widest sense, is used not only on your […]

Content, Social Media

Is it really the end of the line for Google+?

It’s a long-running question; is Google+ on the way out? Certainly, a large number of changes have been implemented on the platform over the last year – further reigniting the speculation. Google removed links to users’ Google+ profiles from the homepage, launched a standalone photos product drawing on Google+’s photo sharing features, and, in a more […]

News, Social Media

Tennis stars use social media to showcase brands

Summer is a great time of year for tennis. It was not long ago that we were able to enjoy tennis fever at Wimbledon and now we have the US Open less than a month away. The popularity of Tennis is reflected in its social media following; the only sports with higher average followers per […]

Social Media

New open source social media site – Minds.com

An article by The Independent reports that a “super-private” social network, backed by members of Anonymous, has been launched to take on Facebook. Although Anonymous have since refuted the claims, with a tweet from user @Anon2earth saying: “.@minds next time, don’t use #Anonymous to promote your broken unsecure social network” – the new site is […]

Marketing, News, Social Media

Make twitter chat work for you

Want a greater following on Twitter? Have you considered using Twitter chats? There is no doubt, Twitter chats are a very effective way to build relationships with desired audiences. It can be particularly useful when tying to connect to specific niches within a community. Each chat gives you 30 -60 minutes real time conversations with […]

Social Media

Facebook adds PGP encryption option to help keep emails safe

Facebook is rolling out the option for users to upload an encryption key to their profile, to prevent hackers from snooping on notification emails. Notification emails via Facebook often include the content of the message – encryption can convert any such messages into nonsensical characters for sophisticated third parties. Facebook is using PGP (Pretty Good […]

News, Social Media

Have you heard of Tumblr?

If not, here’s a handy guide to one of the fastest rising social network platforms on the block: Tumblr is a social networking and blogging platform. It was established in New York City in 2007 and currently hosts more than 244 million blogs. But why is Tumblr so popular? A major factor contributing to Tumblr’s […]

Social Media, Websites

Google set to make changes to photo stream

According to Bloomberg, Google is on the brink of launching a photo-sharing service, independent of Google+. The report suggests that the platform is in the process of building a photo tool that will not only retain the functionality of Google+ Photos, but also let users directly post images to other social networks such as Twitter and Facebook. […]

News, Social Media

Less than predicted change for Facebook brand pages

In March Facebook began to remove deactivated/memorialized accounts from pages ‘like counts’ and introduced a redesigned News Feed algorithm. There were fears that this would mean company and business pages would be adversely affected by the change. The good news is a study from Komfo has shown a less than anticipated reduction in organic reach […]

Marketing, Social Media

Leeds’ Waterfront Festival promises to be better than before

This weekend, June 27 and 28 sees the 8th Leeds Waterfront Festival getting under way at various locations along the canal and river side. Each year there is an eclectic mix of music, performance, arts and fun aimed at the family with activities and creativity both on the water and on dryland, stretching four miles […]

650chat, News