How do I know the online presence of my business is right?

How do I know the online presence of my business is right?

I recently met with a business owner who had assured me that there was little we could do to help them with their online presence. ...
Why Uploading Your YouTube Video to Facebook is a Bad Idea!

Why Uploading Your YouTube Video to Facebook is a Bad Idea!

You may or may not be aware, but there is a constant war going on between Facebook and YouTube.  It's the battle of the video, ...
Print Files

Here is my file, it’s ready to print

It’s a phrase I have heard hundreds of times over the years, and yes, you have guessed it, the majority of the time that is ...
LinkedIn Profile Mistakes

Five Common LinkedIn Personal Profile Mistakes

This blog post is not a checklist of the things that you should incorporate in your LinkedIn personal profile, it's quite the opposite! These are ...
Video content

Is 2020 a Time to Let Your Customers See You Clearly?

I am still vaguely surprised that the year is actually 2020. To me, it still sounds like it should be part of the title of ...
Google My Business

How do I get my business on Google? – Introducing Google My Business

We get asked this question quite often by businesses who are brand new, or those who are struggling to gain traction in search results. One ...
Pinterest trends to look out for in 2020

The 5 Top Trends to Look for On Pinterest in 2020

Over the past two years, I have coached and managed social media for many different types of businesses, but one platform that is rarely, if ...
How to Amplify your content strategy in a few easy steps

How to Amplify your content strategy in a few easy steps

Content. If you’re responsible for marketing in your business that one word is probably responsible for more than a few sleepless nights. Defining what ‘Content’ ...
5 marketing books to read in 2020

5 Marketing Books to read in 2020

It’s that time of year again when you are planning for the year ahead; business owners are reflecting on the successes of 2019 and looking ...
2020 Business Goals

For the sake of Auld Lang Syne… Here’s to 2020!

There’s been a bit of a tradition here at Green umbrella over the last few years. A tradition I wasn’t quite sure I wanted to ...
Emma's Aim Christmas

Supporting Emma's Aim this Christmas

As many of you will know, for the past few years we have been supporting Emma's Aim. So again this year, we will be making ...
Predictions for Social Media and Digital Marketing Trends in 2020

Our Predictions for Social Media and Digital Marketing Trends in 2020

It’s that most wonderful time of the year… when we look back on 2019 and think ‘Wow! How far have we come with all the ...
20 content ideas for social media success - webinar

Webinar – 20 Content Ideas for Social Media Success

Are you struggling to think of new and engaging content to post on social media? Let us give you some inspiration! About this Event In ...
Free Social Media Coaching

Fancy Something for Nothing?

We've got a little teeny, tiny announcement for you that we’re very excited about! We have been having regular little catchups whilst everyone's been working ...
How to Conduct Business Face-to-Face when You can’t Meet Face-to-Face

How to Conduct Business Face-to-Face when You can’t Meet Face-to-Face

I'm always the first to shout about the benefits of conducting meetings face-to-face rather than over the phone. However, as we're all currently discovering, it's ...
Time for lunch - live stream

Time for Lunch?

Every social media stream, every inbox, every news alert, and every telephone call seems to have mention of Covid-19. It’s not that I don’t want ...
Five tips to make your Instagram account stand out

Five Tips to Make Your Instagram Account Stand Out

In recent years, Instagram has seen significant growth in its popularity and with one billion active monthly users; it really is a platform that you ...
Create 30 Days of Instagram Content In Just One Day

Create 30 Days of Instagram Content In Just One Day

We are living in a time-starved world.  Every minute counts, especially when it comes to social media content.  If Instagram, with its 800+ million users, ...
“What Do I Need to Know About Social Media Marketing?”

“What Do I Need to Know About Social Media Marketing?”

Each week, I think through all the conversations I’ve had over the previous seven days and decide which of these have been the most useful ...
Five main elements of creating a video

The Five Main Key Elements of Creating a Video

If you have not yet embraced the world of video then please consider this as part of your strategy, if not, then I guarantee that ...
How to build trust online

The Best Way to Build Trust Online

If you have kids who are of primary school age or older you have probably had the ‘stranger danger’ conversation. We warn them of the ...
MULTIPLE TEXT OPTION FACEBOOK ADS – WHAT ARE THEY AND WHY SHOULD I USE THEM?

Multiple Text Option Facebook Ads – What Are They and Why Should I Use Them?

A few months ago, Facebook released a new tool in their advert manager – Multiple text options! Multiple text option (MTO) allows you to add ...
Have You Added Milestones To Your Facebook Page Yet?

Video: Have You Added Milestones To Your Facebook Page Yet?

Adding milestones to your Facebook page is an essential ingredient for any business that is looking to enhance their page. Not only does Facebook give ...
Video: Christina Talks LinkedIn Employee Notifications

Video: Christina Talks LinkedIn Employee Notifications

Why should I use the Employee Notification feature in LinkedIn? In January 2020 LinkedIn announced that it would be removing its 'Elevate' platform which allowed ...