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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 ...
#FacebookDown – Panic Stations!

#FacebookDown – Panic Stations!

On Wednesday 13th March 2019, there was a mass outage across both Facebook and Instagram. We saw the hashtags #FacebookDown, and #InstagramDown trending on Twitter ...
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 ...
Diversity in Marketing

Diversity And Inclusion In Marketing

Diversity and Inclusion, or D&I, as it's often shortened to, is a theme that seems to be covered more and more in various sectors. Recently, ...
Christina talks social media mistakes

Christina talks social media mistakes

June has been a crazy-busy month! I've been out and about and certainly have some miles under my belt – but when Cameron from Firefish ...
Will A Trade Body Help Boost My Business?

Will A Trade Body Help Boost My Business?

This week’s Green Umbrella HQ debate centred around trade bodies and ultimately, whether they’re worth getting involved with and how good they are for boosting ...
Blogging - 99 Problems, but Writing this Blog ain’t One!

99 Problems, but Writing this Blog ain’t One!

If you’ve read my articles in the past (or had a conversation with me), you’ll know how important I believe blogging is. You’ll also know ...
SEO - What caused my website to plummet

What Caused My Website To Plummet?

The aim of the majority of website owners is to see their site rise high up in the search engine rankings. If your site doesn’t ...

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 ...