UPDATED: Social Media Summit Podcast Series 2017

  Social Media Summit Podcast   The Social Media Summit returns in 2017 to Croke Park, Dublin on the 11th and 12th of April. I attended last year’s Summit and I thought it was brilliant. So much so that Ireached out ot the organisers to see if I could be involved in this year’s event. Read more about UPDATED: Social Media Summit Podcast Series 2017[…]

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The Ultimate List of Social Media Tools

  The Ultimate List of Social Media Tools   The internet is rife with social media tools lists. Quite often these listicles feature the same tools. No doubt you’ve probably tried all or most of them. But, sometimes those tools don’t sit right with you. There’s just one feature too few or too many. You need Read more about The Ultimate List of Social Media Tools[…]

Supercharge your Social Media – Use a Content Curation Strategy

In my last blog post (How to Generate Quality Content Ideas) I discuss ways to create powerful content of your own. I finished off the post by saying Content is the life blood of your digital marketing campaigns. It is your website’s oxygen. You can only survive without it for so long.     Supercharge your Read more about Supercharge your Social Media – Use a Content Curation Strategy[…]

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Do you need some social media stats? Read this!

  Social Media Stats from Skilled.co   Have you ever pondered a work problem and BOOM… as if by magic and email lands in your inbox with the solution? Well, it happened to me a week or so ago. I’m working with a reasonably large company on creating a digital strategy for their traditional business. Read more about Do you need some social media stats? Read this![…]

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Tips to choose your social media network

This post aims to help you choose your social media network. In reality, you’ll probably need to pick more than one. I thought it was a good follow on to an earlier blog post – The State of Social Marketing in 2016 from Simply Measured In this post I look at some social networks in Read more about Tips to choose your social media network[…]

How to create a perfect post for social media marketing

  A perfect post for Social Media   Is there such a thing as a perfect post for social media? I think Woody Allen probably summed it up best… ‘80% of success is showing up’ While it is important to try and find you’re posting ‘sweet spot’ for each social network, in reality you need to post multiple Read more about How to create a perfect post for social media marketing[…]

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Using Social Media for Small Business

  Using Social Media for Small Business   The company budget, or lack there of, can be a huge constraint when you are starting out in business. Even if you’re established a few years and making some profits do you really want to plough it into advertising when you’re not sure if you’ll get a Read more about Using Social Media for Small Business[…]

Smart listening to social media will really help your business

Listening to Social Media   A few weeks ago I was playing with the idea of creating some content on social listening. Then, scrolling down through my Twitter feed I noticed someone I follow inquiring whether a Premiership football game was going to be screened in a particular pub. The tweeter didn’t @mention the pub in the Read more about Smart listening to social media will really help your business[…]

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8 Tips on how to Optimize Your Social Media Profiles to drive engagement

  Optimize Your Social Media Profiles   In the real world you often hear things like ‘You’ll never get a second chance to make a first impression’. That’s why it’s so important, especially in a business encounter or meeting that you put the proverbial best foot forward. This means you also need to optimize your social media Read more about 8 Tips on how to Optimize Your Social Media Profiles to drive engagement[…]

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Want to boost your engagement? Use these social media automation tools

Social Media Automation   Social media automation provides a powerful means for businesses to create and engage an audience. To help you attract an audience you need to post relevant, interesting information. However, it can’t be all your own stuff all the time. There’s nothing worse than someone talking about themselves non-stop and the same applies Read more about Want to boost your engagement? Use these social media automation tools[…]