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Gmail now lets you send email to your Google+ connections

Posted on 19. Jan, 2014 by .

Gmail now lets you send email to your Google+ connections even if you do not have their email address. This is a big change for Google and it could see a big change in what marketers are doing online. When you are composing an email in your gmail account, gmail will auto-populate the To: field with […]

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[Social 3] Flipagram, Vine and Facebook 20%

Posted on 12. Jan, 2014 by .

On this weeks edition of Social 3 , we are talking about Flipagram, Vine on the desktop and the updated version of Facebooks 20% rule.   What’s in this weeks show 0:20  Vine on the Desktop 0:54 Flipagram…it could be BIG 1:35 How Flipagram works 1:51 My prediction for 2014 2:05 Check out my Flipagram […]

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Facebook 20% Rule for Ads

Posted on 10. Jan, 2014 by .

Facebook have got some pretty stringent rules when it comes to advertising. One of the rules is the famous ‘ Facebook 20% Rule for Ads’. They put this rule in place to stop smart marketers filling up images with advertising text disguised as organic content. Marketers will always work a way around the system. This rule, […]

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Flipagram is here

Posted on 08. Jan, 2014 by .

We are all taking a bunch more photos these days thanks to the smart phone with amazing lens qualities. The problem now come ..when do we have time to look at these photos…  go to your mobile phone right now and scroll to the top of yout camera roll and I bet there are photos […]

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Vine is now on the Web

Posted on 08. Jan, 2014 by .

Twitters’ video offering, Vine, was recently made available on the web desktop for all to see. You can now see your favorite vine video’s directly from your desktop.

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Merry Christmas! Social Media Messages Gone Viral

Posted on 21. Dec, 2013 by .

It’s that time of year again and if you’re not sending out the traditional Christmas card or letter, social media messages are an increasingly popular medium for getting the message out. In this post, we check out some of the best viral messages from this year and one or two tools that can help you […]

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Give Your LinkedIn Profile a New Year’s Makeover

Posted on 09. Dec, 2013 by .

LinkedIn is one of my personal favorites of the social media platforms and it continues to be an essential place to create a profile if you want to stay connected within your industry and network professionally. There are currently over 225 million users making it the largest professional network in the world. But if your […]

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Mobile Marketing: Check Out These Facts!

Posted on 19. Nov, 2013 by .

Has your business done anything with mobile marketing yet? Made sure your website is responsive? Used QR codes or text campaigns? If you’re yet to be convinced that you should be paying attention to mobile marketing, check out these 50 facts compiled by Jamie Turner and Jeanne Hopkins… 50 Amazing Facts About Mobile from Jamie […]

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Oh Snap! Snapchat For Marketers?

Posted on 05. Nov, 2013 by .

Snapchat is the social app that has been around since 2011 and has been growing in popularity, particularly with younger users. For anyone who hasn’t seen it yet, Snapchat allows users to share moments or ‘snaps’ with their friends. Photos and messages auto-destruct after between one and ten seconds, depending on how the user has […]

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Google Shared Endorsements: How To Opt Out

Posted on 28. Oct, 2013 by .

As of November 11 this year, Google Shared Endorsements are to go ahead as Google recently announced a change to its Terms of Service. Basically Shared Endorsements will mean that your profile name and photo could be displayed next to advertisements and reviews. This will be visible to your connections and could be as a […]

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Google Plus For Business: Getting The Best Of It

Posted on 23. Oct, 2013 by .

Are you on Google Plus yet? Google Plus for business is a powerful tool for business success, tying together social media and search engine optimization. With Google being the No.1 search engine in use, having a Google Plus page set up for your business gives you that extra tie in for search results as Google […]

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To Pop-Up Or Not To Pop-Up?

Posted on 20. Oct, 2013 by .

Love them or hate them, pop-ups are still a commonly used tool for gathering new opt-ins on many websites. But how effective are they? Should we all be using them or are they ‘old’ technology now? The pop-up is somewhat controversial in that you will get a different answer depending on which online marketing expert […]

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IFTTT Now IOS Mobile App

Posted on 11. Oct, 2013 by .

Have you checked out IFTTT (If This Then That) yet? This is a great tool which basically allows you to create ‘recipes’ to make something happen based on a trigger occurring in any of the channels you have set up. For example, you may have Instagram set up as one of the channels and a […]

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Social Media & SMS Customer Messaging

Posted on 07. Oct, 2013 by .

SMS marketing is a highly effective way for a business to instantly communicate with its’ customer base. A well thought out SMS messaging campaign is not limited to just marketing functions; it can be used in every function of your business.  Renewals, retention, accounts, operations and HR can all benefit from SMS platforms with Email […]

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Twitter Updates You Should Know About

Posted on 25. Sep, 2013 by .

Lead generation cards are a great idea for businesses as they let you register users and their email addresses for memberships or promotions from within a tweet. The Twitter blog cites a case study where business Rock/Creek used lead generation cards within a promoted tweet to get people to sign up in return for going into a draw for a free pair of sandals.

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What To Do With All Those iPhone Photos?

Posted on 18. Sep, 2013 by .

What To Do With All Those iPhone Photos? We show you how to save the ones on your old phone so you dont lose them when you upgrade….

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Pinterst Price drop notifications

Posted on 05. Aug, 2013 by .

Pinterest have just released a new function and I am calling it Pinterst Price drop notifications. So if you have a favorite Pin that had a price tag attached to it and that price suddenly gets reduced. then Pinterest will now notify you. They will send you an email to notify you of the price decrease. […]

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Periodic Table in 117 Easy Steps

Posted on 31. Jul, 2013 by .

Periodic Table in 117 Easy Steps is a great video for people to easily remember the elements of the Periodic table.. and some cool social lessons too

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