Top Tips for Using LinkedIn and Twitter for Promotion
We regularly get asked what the top tips for using social media for business and promotion are, so we thought we’d give you a flavour of the tips we share in our workshops, but also it’s a prompt for you to clean up those profiles, and update your info from last year!
Top LinkedIn Tips
So, most of you might have a profile, but you don’t feel you’re really “using it”? Here’s some tips that will help maximise your profile, and gets some conversations started!
- Smiley Professional Photo of you
Why Guest Blogging Could Be the Key to Increasing Your Audience
Guest blogging or guest posting is one powerful tool used by successful online marketers to drive traffic to a website and increase a brand's audience.
But what exactly is guest posting and how can it help increase your brand's audience?
Guest posting is putting content on another blog. It can work either way — you post your content on a popular and related blog, or you invite a popular blogger to post on your own website.
Guest blogging can be used in different ways. First, it can help build your authority on a particular subject. For example, if you are a p...Continue Reading
Connecting Your Offline and Online Networking Strategies for Better Results
Today's businesses have a wider range of networking, marketing tools and opportunities at their disposal. In much earlier times, consumers could only learn about new brands or new products and services from conventional media sources: newspapers, magazines, radio, TV commercials, and printed advertisements like posters and billboards.
On top of these, they could also visit the brand's physical store, or any other brick-and-mortar establishment that carries their products, to actually talk to their sales representatives and find out more about (or finally experienc...Continue Reading
Tips to Stay Productive When Working from Home
A home-based business or job seems ideal, but it definitely comes with its own challenges. Managing time, according to those who work from home, can be incredibly difficult, especially with all the distractions present. If you have a family, it can be hard to ignore their pleas for time with you. Meanwhile, if you live alone, leisure activities such as watching TV or playing computer games so close to your workstation, can easily lure you away from the job you’re supposed to do.
Ensuring productivity when working from home requires intense discipline so that a work-life ... Continue Reading
Top Big Name Productivity Apps for Android
Smartphones were pretty much invented to provide us with pocket computers. They make calls, but that capability is practically an afterthought. They’re all about all the other features that make your life more efficient.
As efficient as smartphones are, there’s still room for improvement and enhancement. This is where apps come in. There are some really fantastic productivity apps out there that professionals and business owners can use to boost performance and efficacy. What are the best ones that you can get for free?
- CloudMagic Email – This is free but w... Continue Reading
How to Use Instagram for Your “Boring” Business
If you have quite an artistic business (like if you are involved in fashion or you belong to the food industry), Instagram is the perfect social media site to use because you can easily entice people with beautiful images of your products. But what if your business is a “boring” one — your products are quite neutral and minimally striking, image-wise?
I should say that I consider DigiEnable to be one of those businesses, outside of photos of happy smiley people on one of our training courses, pictures of us sat at computers developing content just doesn’t appeal to that m...Continue Reading
Is Shopify the Right Choice for Your Ecommerce Site?
If you own a business and are considering taking that business online, it's always worth trialling your store before heavily investing.
There is no doubt in my mind that third party online selling platforms like eBay and Amazon have greatly benefited countless enterprising individuals across the world. But whether someone currently owns a brick-and-mortar store and is looking to expand their customer base, or they are thinking of beginning to sell products online, the pros and cons of all available options ...Continue Reading
Digital Business Insights Podcast #3 -Lessons Learnt when Scaling a Digital Business
1.19 – How I ended up working in the Digital Sector
5.20 – How the public sector gave me an advantage in business
7.40 – Self-belief is essential in business
9.00 – Getting the right support and accountability
10.40 – Outsource the tasks which aren’t the best... Continue Reading
Organic SEO VS. Pay Per Click: Which Search Engine Strategy to Choose?
Are you looking for a Search Engine Strategy for your business? I should probably start this blog with a disclaimer, DigiEnable sells Organic SEO services. Why? Because we believe it’s the best way for a business to keep fresh leads coming into their website, long term. However, if you’re looking for quick results or marketing a short term project, Pay Per Click (PPC) may be a much better solution.
The online marketplace has been around for some time now, and has moved beyond be...Continue Reading
Digital Business Insights Podcast #2 - Gamification for Business Growth
3.00 - What is Gamification?
6.02 - Why Game Psychology is now engrained in Business.
8.10 - Gamification is globally applicable
13.20 - Gamification applies to staff and customers
14.10 - Applying Gamification to SME's through challenges
18.50 - Positive Feedback make...Continue Reading