How to use Hashtags

Hashtags have been commonplace across social media sites for a long while, but we still get asked the same questions today that we were asked when they first started appearing outside of Twitter. Everyone wants to know how to use Hashtags effectively, and although it is something we’ve discussed in the past, I thought it…

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All Talk and Not Enough Listening

It’s very easy to get carried away just posting content on to your social media platform and then logging off straight away. That’s not very sociable is it now? Would you walk into a room full of people, talk at them, and then walk out again? No, you wouldn’t! It’s the same with Social Media.…

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Key Social Media Statistics to Check Right Now!

Statistics? Meh? That’s how some people feel about them…… but, there is such a wealth of information hidden behind them, that you could be in danger of missing out on producing the best content specifically for your audience. Why wouldn’t you want to know this information? Join us on this webinar to find out where…

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Google Trends

Are you looking for a trending blog topic? Or perhaps you want to know the top Google searches across particular countries or regions. If this sounds familiar, then a great tool that we use here at the GUHQ is Google Trends. Google Trends is a Google-run website that analyses the top Google search topics and…

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Webinar - Essential Social Media Housekeeping Jobs You Can do Now

You know you have those boring jobs around the house that you keep putting off? You will do anything else to avoid doing them! Well, it’s the same in Social Media. Join this webinar to get some much-needed inspiration to kick start you into doing those boring, but essential, jobs. It might even be fun!…

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MANAGING YOUR TIME ON SOCIAL MEDIA

One thing that crops up over and over again in my coaching sessions is that busy businesses don’t have the time to give to Social Media. Simple tools to help At Green Umbrella we use a simple tool to manage our time effectively. A timer! Yes, that’s right a timer! You wouldn’t believe the difference…

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Make the most of free stock video

In one of my previous tips, I mentioned a few websites that we use here at Green Umbrella Marketing for free stock images – Pexels and Pixabay are a couple of favourites! But, did you know that both of these websites also provide free stock videos that you can download too? Like stock images, stock…

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Invite connections to linkedin business page

Are you utilising this feature on Linkedin? Technically it is an old feature that disappeared, but recently, Linkedin announced that it would be returning, and everyone who has admin access on a Business Page on Linkedin will be able to use the feature. This feature is very handy if you are looking for more followers…

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“What Do I Need to Know About Social Media Marketing?”

Each week, I think through all the conversations I’ve had over the previous seven days and decide which of these have been the most useful and therefore most relevant to the Green Umbrella audience as a whole. I identify what, I believe, the key nugget of information that came out of that conversation was and…

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Sharing debugging tools

A couple of great tools that I have used recently are the Facebook Debugger and the LinkedIn Debugger. Have you ever posted a link to either Facebook or LinkedIn and the post preview doesn’t look like the page? If this is something you have experienced, the likely cause is that the web page has been…

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