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Ten Essential Facebook Competition Strategies

10 Essential Facebook Competition Strategies

As we know, the rules and the goalposts are forever changing on Facebook, so it is important to make sure that you keep up to ...

Could Your Business Survive Without You?

  I’m back at work following almost three months out of the business as unfortunately I had to go into hospital for a major operation. ...

When It Comes To Promotional Merchandise, Cheap Is Not Always Better

I know we all know this really, but I am frequently amazed by customers asking me for the “cheapest” pen/umbrella/T-Shirt …. While I believe there ...
Should I Be VAT Registered?

Should I Be VAT Registered?

Once you’ve set up your new business, the next question that may well arise is “Should I be VAT Registered?” If you expect your turnover ...
Marketing and Social Media Workshops Daventry Northamptonshire

6 New Marketing Workshops for June 2016!

"When are your next workshops Julia?" After the success of our workshops earlier in the year, we have made the decision to run them again. ...
Brochures! Does Anyone Actually Read Them?

Brochures! Does Anyone Actually Read Them?

Have you ever been to a trade exhibition or a business fair and come back with a number of brochures? Did you read many of ...

Seven Pinteresting Tips For Your Business From A Self-Confessed Pinaholic

I have a confession. I am a Pinaholic. I have been pinning for over five years now, and it’s been, ooh, at least 15 minutes ...

Serendipity – How I Got Where I Am Today

I am often asked how I got to where I am today, and I have to say that much of it is due to living ...

Please Stop Asking Me To Turn On My Instagram Notifications!

You would think that Instagram had announced to the world that they were blocking everyone's posts unless you subscribed to the channel, by the volume ...

Do you have Mountains to Climb in your Business and Personal Life?

Do you have mountains to climb in your business and personal life? So what are your business mountains this year? What do you need to ...

Success, Rugby, And Leadership

As I wrote this, the England Rugby team had already won this year’s 6 Nations Championship with a game in hand. They were poised for ...

The End Of Local Business Web Advertising Is Nigh

Have Google's recent changes to search and pay per click advertising gone too far? Anyone who is even slightly familiar with the search giant will ...
How do I know If I’m posting too often on social media? - Posting cadence

How do I know if I’m Posting too Often on Social Media?

How much is too much on social media? I’m often asked if it’s possible to post too much on social media. Does it affect algorithms? ...
Are you using Facebook?

How To Stay Up To Date With Social Media For Business

The truth is, simply using social media for business purposes does not make anyone an expert in the subject. At some point, most business owners ...
Digital Health Check

Is it time you had a Digital Health Check?

As we move towards the final quarter of 2019, the astute marketer in you is probably starting to think about your 2020 marketing plan - ...
RED & YELLOW & PINK & GREEN.….WHY COLOUR CHOICE IS SO IMPORTANT IN MARKETING

Red & Yellow & Pink & Green.….Why Colour Choice is so Important in Marketing

I’m old enough not only to remember the words to the song referenced in the title (I Can Sing a Rainbow) but to also remember ...
Event: Social Media Marketing For Today’s Recruiter

Social Media Marketing for Today's Recruiter

This course, run by Recruitment Matters and delivered by Christina, provides everything you need to know about elevating your social media strategy to find candidates ...
Is your Youtube Channel Set for Success?

Is your YouTube channel set for success? 5 starting points for your YouTube strategy

If you have a YouTube channel, it should be something you are proud of and something that can be found by your current and future ...
Marketing is stressing me out

Marketing is Stressing Me Out

Working in marketing is great – I genuinely love it as a career choice and have worked as a marketer in some shape or form ...
Are you socially local to your brand?

Are You Socially Loyal to Your Brand?

Imagine this scenario: You need to post something across your Social Media accounts, nothing exciting has happened in the office, the Days of the Year ...
How Do I Create Brand loyalty using social media?

How Do I Create Brand Loyalty Using Social Media?

Brand loyalty, Customer Advocacy… there are other phrases that are used too that all amount to the same things – creating a warm fuzzy feeling ...
5 top social media management tools

5 Top Social Media Management Tools

We’re big fans of social media management tools at Green Umbrella. Not only do they make it easier for you to plan your social media ...
five reasons to outsource social media

Five Reasons Why You Should Outsource Social Media

With so many social media platforms to consider using in your business and the time it takes to both develop and implement an effective social ...
Put Your Best Presenting Foot Forward

Put Your Best Presenting Foot Forward

Let’s face it, most presentations are painful, for all parties involved. For the presenter, who’s spent days planning. To the audience, who are wondering what ...