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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
How to get reviews and recommendations

How To Get Reviews And Recommendations For My Business

Why is it, we all find it so hard to ask for praise? Even in a professional capacity? Gathering online recommendations is an ideal way ...
Apsco Social Media Masterclass

Social Media Masterclass for Recruiters

Whether you are a novice at social media or a regular user, knowing what to post and when can be a minefield. More importantly, ensuring ...
video ideas

Help! I Want to Make a Video, but I Have No Idea What About

We all know that video is king and that you should be using it in your social media channels on a regular basis, but what ...
What’s on your Christmas Marketing List?

Shh! …Holidays are Coming – What’s on your Christmas Marketing List?

No one - and I mean no one, wants to be the first person to talk about it. We start to see the evidence of ...
ROI of events - How to follow up leads after an event

ROI of Events – How to Follow up Leads After an Event

I’m not going to lie… two days of networking, speaking, selling and catching up with old friends at this year’s Rec Expo has left me ...
Is your business card still doing the business?

Is Your Business Card Still Doing the Business?

This is a question that I asked a few years back on LinkedIn, and today the humble business card still has its place and is ...
It's That Time of Year Again! Rec Expo

It's That Time of Year Again!

As you may know, a large percentage of the work we do is, in fact, within the Recruitment sector. We work to deliver marketing services ...
How to Maximise Your Face to Face Networking

How to Maximise Your Face to Face Networking

...and continue those conversations after that first meeting Once you have decided to go networking, the next decision that you need to make is whether ...
How to Start Bringing Your Brand to Life

How to Start Bringing Your Brand to Life

Branding has been on my mind recently. Maybe because I’ve been working with some new clients on creating their brand identity or refreshing their look. ...
How to crowdsourceideas #askmeanything

How to Crowdsource Ideas? #AskMeAnything

September has, so far, been mostly spent on the road! Green Umbrella has been up and down the country speaking at various events and sharing ...
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 ...