7 Great Tools For Managing Your Social Media

It would be difficult to imagine how any business today would be able to remain competitive and relevant within their industry without harnessing the benefits of social media. Ask anyone you come across today — man or woman, child or adult, student or employee, CEO or small business owner — and you will have a hard time finding someone who hasn't signed up for at least one social media platform, or who does not know what they are or how they work.

And companies count on this fact to work to their advantage, as it is deemed a necessity for businesses and organisations today to ...

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The Social Media Metrics that Matter

If you’re still not taking social media seriously, consider this: There are now more than 1.44 billion monthly active users of Facebook, with 96% of adults in the U.K. having an account on the world’s most popular social media platform. Twitter has 750 million active users as of last year – and counting. Every 1 out of 3 professionals all over the world has a LinkedIn profile, and the biggest population is from the U.K. with over 15 million LinkedIn users.

But social media offers more than just staggering popularity and reach. A HubSpot study reveals that 80% of marketers co...

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What's the point in a Twitter account?

It’s amazing how many projects we work on at the moment which aren’t particularly social media focussed, but we end up running an impromptu session for the people we are working with. A couple of months ago it happened again. We have been spending some time at a community radio station in the South East, working alongside staff and volunteers to develop the stations offer to everyone involved. I always love visiting various community stations and can virtually guarantee that regardless of whether it’s based on a geographical community, a community of faith or a mutual love of fishing ...

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Social Media for Councils

A question we often get asked is "will social media work for me/us?" This can come from an individual, SME company, third sector organsation, or even a big international company, and the answer is still the same... Yes! It's just the reasons why and strategies you use that differ.
 
In this new series of blogs, we'll try and cover some of the top things to think about for different types of clients we have. If you have any further questions, just let us know.
 
Normally the reasons why councils want to use social media are ...
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Quick Ways to Increase Facebook Engagement

Everyone who has a Facebook page is looking to generate interest and engagement. You wouldn’t have one in the first place, if you weren't trying to bring in some new business, or create a buzz amongst your current clients. We can sit and wait for this to happen, but unfortunately the “build it and they will come” approach doesn’t work to well. However, there are a number of ways you can speed up the process of building an online following for your business.

 
Remember that it’s not just about getting likes, and shares. It’s about getting the...
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DigiEnable placed 29th in the UK's Digital Leaders 100 list

Lancashire based digital training company DigiEnable have been recognised in the Top 100 digital leaders in the UK, at a gala event in London’s Congress Centre.

The Chorley based business was placed 2nd in the list of influential small to medium sized enterprises category and 29th in the overall list which included projects from local councils, NHS and BBC and was topped by lastminute.com founder, Baroness Martha Lane Fox.

The Digital Leaders 100 list represents organisations and individuals from a variety of sectors that are doing excit...

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