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How to get over the fear of public speaking

How to get over the fear of public speaking

Fear might not be the right word for everyone – but there is an anxiety that comes with public speaking. Speaking to a group of ...
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 ...
How do I get more Instagram followers?

Umm… how do I get more Instagram followers?

With Instagram being an up and coming platform – it’s no wonder more, and more businesses are turning to this social media site to try ...
The Lifespan of a Social Media Post

The Lifespan of a Social Media Post

One of the questions I’ve heard clients ask the most is how often they should post on social media. It was interesting to me to ...
Images in social media

Every picture tells a story – How to choose images for social media

We all make mistakes. It would be completely unrealistic to assume that you can go through an entire working day without making the odd typo ...
Create Shareable Content

Creating Shareworthy Social Media Content

If you really want to create content that your followers will engage with – you need to get in their heads! But you also need ...
Green Umbrella News

Big News At GU!

It's been a bit of a busy week or so here at Green Umbrella, to say the least. We've been out and about talking to ...
How to 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, ...
Join us live for some big news

Join us Live for some BIG news!

Join us Live for some BIG news!  It might be April Fool’s Day on Monday - but we have an announcement to make and we ...
Social Media is a Waste of Time

Social Media is a Waste of Time

How many times have you seen an article with a similar headline? Or more recently, headlines screaming about social media advertising being a waste of ...
Email Marketing Techniques that Work

Email Marketing Techniques that Work

We have seen a number of email marketing mistakes over the years.  (We even made a few ourselves in the very early days of being ...
Biggest challenge for a social media manager? No News

Biggest challenge for a social media manager? No News

Even If you have truly committed to your social media marketing efforts, there will be days where everything goes off the rails. People have called ...
Things Influencers Look for When Collaborating with Brands

Things Influencers Look for When Collaborating with Brands

As an influencer, working with a brand can be an exciting and profitable opportunity. Not only does it give you the chance to earn some ...

The Ultimate Social Media Guide for Recruiters

If you are working in the world of recruitment then ignoring social media is simply not an option. You've been living in a candidate-short world ...
Christina Robinson Q&A with UK Recruiter

Christina's UK Recruiter Q&A

I had the pleasure of joining UK Recruiter's Louise Triance, live 'on air' (or more specifically on Crowdcast) to discuss tech in general, as well ...
Where is everyone hanging out

UK Social Media Stats – Where is everyone really hanging out online?

“UK Social Media Stats” “UK Facebook Useage” “Social Media UK” …and the list goes on as I continue with my regular search for statistics on ...
#Chinatrek lynn rose social media fundraise

How Social Media Helped Me Fundraise

In January 2018, I decided to sign up for a challenge! I was going to be celebrating my 50th Birthday in November, and I wanted ...
Suppliers - You can be my Wingman

You can be my wingman anytime

“You! You can be my wingman anytime.” People of a certain age will immediately get that reference. Just in case though, it’s from the cheesiest ...
Weakest link in company online security

Who is the weakest link in your company's online security?

Sometimes when you read about a website or service that has been compromised, there is the presumption that they have been hacked. However, sometimes it ...
Keeping video simple - Five tips for your business

Keeping video simple – Five tips for your business

At the risk of stating the obvious, companies are constantly looking for ways to talk to their potential clients and customers more effectively, and a ...
Workshop vs Social media coach

How do you stay ahead of the game? Social Media Workshops versus a social media coach

Wind back a few years to 2009, Green Umbrella was the name given to a new brand that was about to launch a social media ...
Investing in an employee’s LinkedIn Profile. Where’s the benefit?

Investing in an employee’s LinkedIn Profile. Where’s the benefit?

This is an interesting question to have been asked – but not a new question by any means! It pops up every now and again ...
Break out of your brand bubble

Break out of your brand bubble

A statement that can send many into a hypertensive meltdown, manically waving the brand manual reciting photography and copy rules and the RGB/CMYK codes whilst ...
Stop Sending Your Email Marketing Via Outlook

Stop Sending Your Email Marketing Via Outlook

I’m always promoting my opinion that it should be a priority to make sure all your marketing activities are in sync with each other if ...