social media

Is it possible to market your business without social media?

Is it possible to market your business without social media?

This is a question that’s been on my mind for a while now. We are so all over social media in business.

The internet and social media have given us the opportunity to reach out to thousands, even millions of people generating a revolution in entrepreneurship like never before.

3 tips to get seen and get shared on twitter

3 tips to get seen and get shared on twitter

Twitter is indeed a noisy place.  There’s lots of people talking in 140 characters, sharing news, articles they’ve found, selling their products, talking about celebrities and the odd cat picture.

So how do you as a small business owner get heard above all the noise and get your content seen and shared by your ideal customers and the press?

Facebook – are you getting enough reach?

Facebook – are you getting enough reach?

If you are running your own business and your target market is on Facebook (and that’s pretty much everyone) then at some point you might want to learn how to tame the Facebook beast.

And it can be a beast, so I thought the topic of this blog could be about Facebook, warts and all and have a really, good long look at this platform that is ubiquitous in all of our lives.

How to add social media tabs to your Facebook page

How to add social media tabs to your Facebook page

So you've got your customers to leave your glowing reviews, you've added your services, and your posting good quality content regularly...

But did you know that you can also add links to your other social media profiles?  So your audience who already knows and loves you can go follow you on your other social media channels, getting more access to you and your amazing content!

The curse and the charm of the digital age

The curse and the charm of the digital age

This blog post was supposed to be a gorgeously created you tube tutorial about how to add social media profile tabs to your Facebook business page.

In fact, I’ve spent all afternoon creating this for you, not without many frustrations I might add and I’m not quite there yet…which led me to the thought of how wonderful and downright frustrating the internet and computers can be!

17 tools I use to keep my business running smoothly!

17 tools I use to keep my business running smoothly!

Blimey, being an entrepreneur is busy! I connected with a new business woman, and once I’d told her all the things I did, running my own business, marketing for other business, First Tuesday, Blue Stockings, Nottingham Soup and being a mummy, she had no idea how I managed to fit it all in!

Sometimes I’m not so sure either. But I know I wouldn’t be half as happy as debbiedooodah if I didn’t have all the side projects going that help me support the business community in Nottingham!

So how do I all manage it?

The top 3 things you need to stop doing on Facebook – now!

The top 3 things you need to stop doing on Facebook – now!

Marketing on Facebook can be a really frustrating place.  You work hard to get lots of likes and then see your organic post reach drop.   You might have seen little or no interaction with your posts, making is seem like you’re talking into thin air.  It can seem like Facebook just want you to pay to advertise and so that keep changing the rules, making it harder and harder for you to reach your audience.