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How to use Twitter for Business – Social Bee Podcast Ep 82

What’s working on Twitter in 2019. Do you know the difference between tweets, re-tweets, hashtags, and direct messages? Should you use images and GIFs when posting? How long should your tweets be? To re-tweet or not to re-tweet? This episode is the fourth one in a series that covers what is working on social media […]

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Podcast Episode 38 -talking EthicalHour with Sian Conway

Sian Conway was working in corporate marketing for a cyber security software company. She took some time out to travel,  came across some artisan crafters in Cambodia which eventually led to a life-changing decistion to quit corporate start her own business.  Sian now runs a business based around ethical and sustainable living. Sian runs #EthicalHour […]

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How should your small business use social media?

How should your small business use social media? The simple fact is that your potential client or customer is using social media.  With approximately 40 million people in the UK having social media accounts, your business cannot afford to ignore social media. The main questions you want to consider are: What social media platform is […]

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Why I stopped tweeting for AntrimHour

  I have had the pleasure of hosting a Twitter Hour every Monday night for over a year now – I think I took it on around spring 2016.   Without too many misses -maybe a few bank holidays,  a couple of fill-ins from the fabulous Karen Wilson at Mallusk Enterprise Agency when we were on […]

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5 steps to start tweeting your way to success

Twitter is a fantastic free social networking tool. You can set up a twitter account in a minute on your phone and start to connect with other businesses and professionals in your field. Join your local Twitter hour and start to build your network. But, how and where you do you start??  Use images in […]

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Small businesses talk Twitter on #AntrimHour

Our Twitter Chat on 12 September 2016 with #AntrimHour revolved around how business owners use Twitter as part of their social media marketing.   We had a series of questions asked in 15 minute intervals and lots of good responses from our regulars as seen below. Question 1 – How often do you check your Twitter […]

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Starting on Twitter… a quick guide!

When I start talking to my clients about Twitter many of them tell me they don’t understand it, and many don’t see why they should bother with it. Twitter is commonly misconceived – it’s not like the average small business owner in the UK needs to know much about who was wearing what at the Oscars […]

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The component parts of a tweet explained

This week,  how to decipher the anatomy of a tweet. Pick an Avatar – this is usually a photo or logo for the business Twitter Name – this is the name of the person or business tweeting Twitter ‘handle’ – this is the name you choose to represent yourself using @ Length of time since […]

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in the beginning….

Having had the idea f starting a social media marketing business for a while, this week I took my first plunge into the world of consulting 🙂 A good friend of mine has a public ‘profile’ in N.Ireland and working together, we created her Facebook profile page.    Following publishing the page, Claire and I […]