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. Joanne ...
LinkedIn Stories

LinkedIn Stories For Business

What a week of excitement as LinkedIn rolled out a number of changes in the UK! I, along with many other LinkedIn marketers jumped in ...
Video content - Video strategies that work

Social Media Video Strategies That Work

Social Media Video content - you've either been creating videos or you're on the 'I know I need to do it' list. The truth is, ...
Before you get started with Marketing Automation

Before You Get Started with Marketing Automation

The tech available to marketers today is, without doubt, incredibly powerful. If we only look at the tools you have at your disposal from an ...
Positive accounts to follow

10 Positive Social Media Accounts you should Follow Right Now

Social media can be a negative place sometimes. Your timeline can constantly be filled with doom and gloom. But, scroll no further. We have found ...
are you using landing pages?

Are You Using Landing Pages?

More and more of our clients are asking us to work on campaigns that call for multiple Landing Pages. That's nothing new or exciting, but ...
What’s on your Christmas Marketing List?

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

First of all, I swear I write this article earlier and earlier each and every year! No one - and I mean no one, wants ...
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 ...
Don't do social

I Don't Do Social – But I've Looked You Up On LinkedIn, Facebook And Twitter

It's great sitting at my desk staring out of the window. I have a lovely view of the local allotments and I have often been ...
What is your company doing to maintain access to your business’s social media accounts?

What is your company doing to maintain access to your business’s social media accounts?

Not a week goes by without me being asked how a company can try and reclaim a company Facebook page, gain access to a Twitter ...
Building A Better Workplace

Building a Better Workplace

Last week I received a phone call from a client of ours who is sending one of his staff for some training. He was giggling ...
The Elephant In The Room....Life After Brexit

The Elephant In The Room…….Life After Brexit

The events in the UK over the last couple of weeks have reminded me of a time, way back in history even, when I was ...
Seven Tips To Build Resilience (When things go wrong)

Seven Tips To Build Resilience (When Things Have Gone Horribly Wrong)

How do you find being a manager, business owner or entrepreneur? Is every day rosy, full of positives and great results where you find yourself ...
Are You Collecting Underpants? Or Are You Taking Action?

Are you Collecting Underpants?

I recently read a book called "level up your life" which is all about unlocking adventure and happiness in your life by becoming the hero ...
Accelerate Trust and Appreciation and build stronger relationships

Accelerate Trust And Appreciation And Build Stronger Relationships

Jackie Jarvis sales and relationship growth expert shares Quick Win number 9 from her book, which is all about how important it is to build ...
Five Reasons Why You Should Consider A Guest Blogging Strategy

Five Reasons Why You Should Consider A Guest Blogging Strategy

There are many benefits to being a guest writer on another website, but there are also some excellent benefits for having a number of regular ...
Satisfaction Guaranteed…?

Satisfaction Guaranteed! – Who do you need to keep happy in your business?

When you think about your business, ask yourself, who is it you want to keep happy? Customers. You want your customers to be happy. After ...
Are SnapChat Building a Facial Recognition System?

Are SnapChat Building A Facial Recognition System?

After listening to a Social Media Examiner podcast a month or so ago, and then watching the keynote from Social Media Marketing world, I felt ...

Have You Heard of Blab Yet?

Blab is a live streaming tool. It’s similar to Google Hangouts, and it has a healthy dose of Periscope and Meerkat in its makeup too. ...
Where is Social Media Heading?

Where is Social Media Heading?

I have a theory when it comes to the social media landscape and how it will change in the future.  I am going to be ...