I always get asked who is my competition? With the creative and marketing industry saturated with new businesses offering very similar services it's easy to look at companies and individuals like this as my main competition. But I'm thinking differently on this one, as much as my direct competition is the various marketing, social media, design and web companies in Cardiff and Aberystwyth I also have a much bigger competitor.. and that's businesses, small and medium size ones
Have you liked someones comment today and then been asked if you want to love that comment?? Emotions and reactions, they're everywhere..❤️😆😡😳 after posts and Messenger, reactions have now made their way to our comments. Reactions have overall been very successful in allowing users to express more emotions. A reaction can say so much more than just a like.. plus Facebook is now measuring what you 'love' more than what you just 'like' so this was an obvious next step. Afte
Do you use Facebook video on your page? Does it rely on sound? Most of the time we are viewing videos with no sound, perfect when you’re in work (naughty) or when you’re in bed and the other half is asleep. So there’s no surprise that when a video plays with sound most react negatively and move away from the post. So a video with no sound works better, but how do you convey a message in mute? Through captions of course! You could always import an SRT (subRip) file to do this,
So you have a great prize to giveaway, you turn to your Facebook page and ask people to like and share and comment and tag to get your post everywhere. People share it, like it, like your page and the engagement is through the roof!! But then days later your page is gone and it's all over.. ok that's the worst case scenario but it can happen. We see Facebook competitions all the time, but there are rules to stick within, remember you can't ask for people to like the page sole
Last week we spent a week in the seaside town of Aberystwyth, some of it was leisure time but most of it was meeting new and current clients delivering free 1 to 1 marketing sessions for businesses. We didn’t expect as many businesses at first but our days were slowly filling up and we were fully booked on three of the days, all in all we saw 18 new businesses and drank lots of coffee. We gave advice on all things marketing from digital marketing such as email, social media
Do you want to know how to use Twitter Video to your advantage? Video is a great way to tell a story and grow your twitter following. Twitter video is pretty straightforward. You either record a new video from your smartphone or if you have an iPhone, upload a video you’ve already taken. Open the Twitter app, start a new tweet and touch the picture icon. Next, touch the camera icon and switch your camera to video.You have 30 seconds to capture your video. Finally come up with
What’s the next big thing?
1. Social shopping
Buy things straight from your newsfeed? Sounds interesting hey.
Up until now we rely on our tweets to direct users to our website with the hope of purchasing, how much easier would it be if they could buy then and there.
This is already taking form on Pinterest, Instagram and Facebook. Facebook has been testing a Buy button so you can purchase without ever leaving the social platform.
One of the biggest challenges with s