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 ...

Good news! Twitter's Character Limit Is Staying At 140 Characters, Not 10,000!

Twitter have finally realised that what makes them different and unique is the 140 character limit.  It is the bite-sized chunks of information allowing people to ...

Have You Thought About Your Digital Afterlife?

Can I share a tip with you?  If part of your daily social media activities is to comment on those that are celebrating a work ...

Ransomware – What Is It, Why Should I Be Concerned About It, And What Can I Do?

Ransomware is a particularly nasty type of Malicious software, a bit like a very nasty computer virus. Once it’s installed itself on your computer it ...

Why I am Losing Confidence in LinkedIn

Over the last week or so we have seen the disappearance of even more features on LinkedIn, which makes me wonder what they are going ...

Habits And The law Of Unintended Consequences

New Year is a fast-receding memory now and, for many of us, so are the resolutions we made to improve ourselves and transform our business. ...

Five Reasons That Will Make Your Content A Success Or A Failure

At the end of every month, I have a bit of a cleanse and I go through my email inbox to "unsubscribe" to content. During ...

Now Trending: #facebookbashing

Facebook. Oh, Facebook. A marketers dream. A marketers nightmare. Let’s have a show of hands. How many of you have seen posts from pages saying ...

Build A Sales Ladder And Sell Up

Quick Win Number 7 from the popular book Quick Wins in Sales and Marketing by sales growth expert Jackie Jarvis. “Taking one small step at ...
Wordpress security

Are You Concerned About the Ongoing Security of Your WordPress Website?

Your website is your shop front and for many businesses the main source of leads or purchases. Clients expect to be able to interact with ...
Good adwords advice

Seven Ways To Not Lose Money When Running A Google AdWords Pay Per Click Campaign

Google AdWords, if done correctly, can bring you leads, enquiries and sales like few other platforms, but so many people set up a campaign incorrectly ...
Lead with Value

Does Your Content “Lead with Value”?

“Lead with value”. Dependent on how closely you follow me on social media, how often you read my blogs and whether you join our weekly ...
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 ...
Do I need a website

Do I Need a Website?

If you’re launching a new business (as many people are right now) budgets are tight and costs need to be kept low. You look at ...
podcast announcement - Christina Talks

A Little announcement – AND a little favour!

If you do the maths and work out how many hours you have each week after you've removed time for sleep, eating and an average ...
IS the QR code making a come back?

Should You Be Using QR Codes As A Marketing Tool?

Are QR codes making a comeback? They were trendy once, for about 5 minutes, admittedly, and then they quickly seemed to phase out of regular ...
Treat customer with a promotional product

Give Your Customers a Treat as they Return to the Workplace

Strange Times So, not really wanting to use the somewhat overused words such as, 'unprecedented' or 'extraordinary' to describe recent months, it has to be ...
Nine Awesome Ideas For Blog Topics

Nine awesome ideas for blog topics

Help, I don’t know what to blog about! You already know you should be blogging, don’t you?! Let’s assume that we’re preaching to the converted ...
Making social media accessible to all

Making Social Media Accessible to All

In early July, the Government Communication Service (GCS) released a statement that helps encourage us all to create accessible social media campaigns. According to the ...
Top 7 eCommerce Growth Strategies for 2020

Top 7 eCommerce Growth Strategies for 2020

No one could have predicted COVID19 and the global changes that it caused. But now that the dust is settling we can see some definite ...
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 ...
Honest or just couldn’t be bothered? Why you may need to stop being ‘authentic’ in your video posts

Honest or just couldn’t be bothered? Why you may need to stop being ‘authentic’ in your video posts

I want to be perfectly clear about something. I love authenticity. When you are posting on social or creating content for your marketing, you should ...
Grow an audience on Instagram

Webinar – How to Grow an Audience on Instagram

This webinar will give you an understanding of how Instagram works and take you through the most effective ways to grow your audience. Tuesday 28th ...