Category Archives: linked in

James Bond #007 faces his latest threat – armed only with an iPhone

Bond was glad to put the city behind him. He gunned the willing throttle of the DB9 Coupe and heard the satisfying growl of the twin tailpipes, as the powerful six litre engine sprang to life. Less than 30 minutes … Continue reading

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How to protect yourself when using social media sites

This tweet above – from the parody twitter account, ‘made-up stats’ – really made me laugh! But behind the humour was the worrying news that 6 million LinkedIn passwords had been obtained by hackers. A few of the businesses I … Continue reading

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Some social media dos and don’ts

  Today, it’s no longer a question of should a business use social media. It’s now all about how to get the best out of social media. Around the Grantham and Newark areas, I see some fantastic examples of local … Continue reading

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Social media marketing for smaller businesses – five steps to success

More and more business owners are growing their reputations and profits through social media. Some still haven’t got started though. Often, this is down to two things; uncertainty about how to proceed and/or the time to do it. Yesterday, I … Continue reading

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Six ways to use Twitter for your business

How do you use social media for business marketing? Using and monitoring social media can really make a difference to your business. For instance, you can find and track conversations that might help drive traffic to your website. It’s also … Continue reading

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10 reasons why your business needs a social media manager (or put up with wonky!)

Some people are great at DIY. Sadly, my man isn’t one of them. That’s why in our house we have shelves that lean, taps that drip and drawer handles that fall off if you even so much as look at them. … Continue reading

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Social media highlights you might have missed if your #BlackBerry wasn’t working!

A round-up of some of the social media headlines from the past week My BlackBerry is not working! – Mashable It sure was a big week in the world of mobile — BlackBerry users experienced a service outage and some of … Continue reading

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Social media news you might have missed

A round-up of some of the social media headlines from the past week Brands need to become ‘friends’ with customers on Twitter and Facebook – Daily Telegraph The idea of the largest social network becoming a web within the web … Continue reading

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If you think #socialmedia is just for youngsters, think again…

Grandparents get to grips with social media It was Bernard Baruch, the great American financier and statesman, who said: ” To me, old age is always fifteen years older than I am.” I just love that attitude to life! But lately, there … Continue reading

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In case you missed it – social media headlines recap

And here are some of the social media headlines that caught my eye this week How I Lived For 2 Weeks Without Facebook and Twitter – Huffington Post Craig Kanalley decided to get away from it all by giving himself a … Continue reading

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