Maintaining and Increasing your Social Media following

Social media is forever changing, with each network trying to take control of the social space with updates and exciting new features. This opens the door for small businesses to make the most of these features to promote their business. However, these features aren’t being utilised by some businesses and those that are, aren’t always…

Keeping Youngsters Safe Online

As a child growing up surrounded by the newest electronic advances, it can be hard to imagine a life without it. Teens and young adults in the same situation struggle to go a day without going online and interacting with others via the relatively new communication platform of Social Media. There have been many different…

Could Snapchat’s story be coming to an end?

Instagram has recently released an update that has caused quite a stir in the realms of the internet. After its acquisition by Facebook in 2012, the updates have been including more and more additional user interface features. The most recent update that’s going to be appearing on IOS and Android devices in the coming weeks…

Making Memories with the new Snapchat feature

Recent additions to the multimedia-messaging app “Snapchat” over the past year have caused it to become a viral sensation, with almost 10 million active users in the UK making it the 2th most preferred social media platform; more popular than Twitter, Pinterest and LinkedIn.   Any frequent user of social media will have seen Snapchats…

Facebook remove 20% text in advertising rule…….. but don’t rejoice too quickly!

If you have ever had to produce an advert for your Facebook page you are probably well aware of the 20% text rule. For those who have been lucky enough to escape the torture of ensuring that you advert only contains text over 20% of the advert, then you have been blessed.   But worry…

Using Periscope, Any Benefits to Your business?

Periscope is the new toy in the social media must-have app box that can make you a TV star. It allows anyone to broadcast live anywhere.   It’s a great tool for exhibitionist and voyeurs, but can it be used to help boost your business? Twitter must think so because it recently bought Periscope for…

What happened to MySpace?

Who wants to be the ‘next MySpace’? The answer is no one because in social media terms, the phrase is now recognised as a way of implying something will fail. In ‘Urban Dictionary’ the term ‘next MySpace’ is defined as a way of referring to ‘anything that was once successful but a big failure now,…

Since when did google become a verb?

To google or not to google, that is the question! Gone are the days when we sought answers to our enquiries in reference libraries, in books or from wise friends or family members. For many of us, nowadays, if we have a question we want answered, we simply write it into the search space bar…

Mobile Friendly Websites Are Essential For A Good Ranking On Google!

Do you like your website ranking highly in Google searches? Do you want it to continue to do so? Then it is more important than ever to have a mobile friendly website. If you don’t, it could severely affect your business and where your website appears in searches using Google, despite any efforts to use…

Pinterest – The virtual mood boards of the future?

Picture your interests on the Internet and you come up with Pinterest – another social media platform where you can express yourself. Pinterest is quickly growing in popularity. About 48.7million people were recorded as using Pinterest in February 2013, so if you don’t use it yet, it is time to get on board by creating…