Facebook is set to trial hiding likes from posts, the company has said, following on from tests conducted by subsidiary Instagram earlier this year. It's not yet known if this will be on profiles only or also on pages? The trial will be conducted in Australia initially and is based on positive feedback from mental health professionals around boosting users’ wellbeing. Users will still be able to see how many likes a post garnered if so desired. Instagram’s trial for hiding li
We have worked with a number of new businesses in Aberystwyth this year, the seaside town is home to tens of amazing small to medium businesses. For most of these, Red Squirrel Marketing are the go to company for their website, marketing and design needs. This is why Crys Melyn came to us to help them with promoting their business before the Aberystwyth Cycle fest last month. We designed flyers and banners for their business, while also advising them on social media tactics t
We love sport, we love squash and we love helping various events and franchises market their squash events in and around Wales. This month we helped out Llantrisant Squash Club with their digital and print assets to advertise their pro satellite event coming up later in the month. Good luck to Llantrisant squash club with the event, we can't wait to the see the posters up around various clubs over the next few weeks. #eventbranding #facebookevents
You can use appointments to enable new and existing customers to book services with your business. You can accept appointments online and send reminders to customers through Messenger or text message. You can also customize your business' menu of services, display availability and accept and manage all appointments directly from your business Page. And to keep things organized, you can also sync appointments with your personal calendar or another appointment management tool.
Our work with the Premier Squash League Welsh Wizards started in August of 2018, creating a brand, website, social media and marketing material. We have enjoyed the journey of their debut season in the league and we can not wait for the season to start once again later in 2019, but until then we are busy preparing for the new season so watch this space for an updated website and team news coming on social media. Check out the latest news on the Welsh Wizards www.welshwizards.
I have been lucky enough to work with various businesses and events over the last 3 years, helping them reach a bigger and new audience with traditional and digital marketing. Working on small and large events attracting thousands of customers it is great to learn from every event. Recently we have worked with a number of sports teams in Cardiff, including the Welsh Wizards Premier League Squash team; selling out 3 of the last 4 home fixtures and achieving the biggest average
GlobalWebIndex’s latest social media usage report shows that more than 40% of people use social media platforms to keep in touch with friends, making this the top reason for social media use globally. Among 16 to 24 year-olds, the key reason for using social media is not to keep in touch, but rather to fill spare time (too much spare time obviously) while among 25 to 34 year-olds, staying in touch with friends proves more important. (if you plan or run events, Facebook is the
We wrote a blog some months back about Facebook is beginning to keep you in the app longer with it's cool new features like ordering food, we now you can sell your tickets there too. If like us you’re promoting your event on Facebook in countless ways, inviting friends, sharing the event on your page and even sponsoring the post, but you’re not converting enough “invites” and “shares” into ticket sales. What can you do? The most obvious answer is to promote and sell the event
Do you have a business event coming up? Why not brand it? Good event branding leads to better recognition of your event and a better exposure long term. Why not stand out with an event logo, a facebook event page, your own hashtag or even snap chat filter. All of these can follow your event branding that is printed and distributed. Here is some work Red Squirrel Marketing completed for Menter Iaith for their Dewi Sant Celebrations. #branding #facebookevents #eventbranding
We tend to see more and more GIFs appear on Facebook, comedy and memes shared by LadBible, but can they fit in Facebook ads from businesses? It seems like Facebook will let us have a go in the coming changes. So a video but not a video with no sound and no chance of sound that will autoplay and loop, pretty similar to current videos but much shorter (and smaller file size) All these changes include tweaks to campaign objectives, the ability to use animated GIFs in video ads,
We manage a number of business social media accounts, twitter, instagram and of course Facebook, these channels are key to a business marketing to as many customers as possible. So getting the best for their buck is essential, when it comes to Facebook it isn't just schedule a post and hope for the best. What are the most engaging posts on Facebook? Questions, images and video are top of the pops for engagement; Facebook LIVE is the super star of it all though. Try it! Best d
So you’ve started 2017 with a plan, a business plan, a plan to make your business the best it can be in 2017! Part of that plan will be social media right? If it isn’t then quickly jot it down and take a look at some tips to help you get started in social media with Red Squirrel Marketing. Watch and learn. First thing to do is to learn the ropes, you can do this by having some social media training or you can take a look at our social media channels like twitter, facebook, li
Lean and Clean are a brand new healthy eating take away and delivery service in Caerphilly, with its owners already running a gym in the area the focus of the business was to promote healthy eating. The need Stephen and his wife Danielle wanted to create new branding that carried the already recognizable logo from their gym, Mean Muscle Gymnasium but also represent this new venture. This project was a fast paced one as the store was opening on Monday morning and the branding
Hungry? Ordering food on your phone? we've been doing it for a while now and it's a common sight in Cardiff to see a deliveroo bike speed past with a hot pizza on board. But now we can do this as well as book an appointment and more in a recent Facebook update. It looks like we'll nearly never have to leave the Facebook app. But will this leave less emphasis on a mobile friendly website or businesses with their own personal app? Get More Out of Your Local Business Interaction
Have you ever hosted an event on Facebook or been invited to one? Maybe an opening day in Aberystwyth or a Facebook chat like we host giving tips on digital marketing or social media tips. Events are great ways to spread the word of your brand, receiving RSVPs and letting people know more about your events with images, videos and discussions. Discover Local Events Facebook is a great way to find events happening around you and now it’s even easier to discover new things to do
Insurance Centre Wales (ICW) is a relatively young Commercial Insurance brokerage based in Aberystwyth, West Wales. ICW in Aberystwyth offer specialist advice for certain niche industries throughout Wales and bordering counties as well as offering a competitive friendly local service to general businesses in the Mid Wales and Aberystwyth area. The need Aberystwyth based ICW came to us in 2016 with the challenge of promoting their relatively new brand in Wales and bordering co