Are you spamming Facebook and Twitter?

Are you spamming by mistake on Facebook and Twitter?

Spam. We all hate it. And yet you might be spamming without even realising it. Isn’t that embarrassing. I’m not talking about when people send spam emails, or put really salesy posts on Twitter and Facebook, annoying though those things are. No I’m talking when you are on Facebook or Twitter and see exactly the […]

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Windows 10 – have you go it yet?

I haven’t got Windows 10 yet. I’ll repeat that in case you didn’t get it the first time. I don’t have Windows 10 yet. I’m still using Windows 7. And that surprises many people as they know how much I love my tech. But it’s precisely because I love my tech that I haven’t. When […]

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All about newsletters

Have I Got News For You?

What do you think of newsletters? Do you like receiving them? Do you like writing them? Are they worth the time? I love a good newsletter but hate the bad ones. The bad ones fall into two categories The ones I didn’t sign up for. Just because we met at a networking events does not […]

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Do you give good phone?

Those of us of a certain age will remember BT’s “It’s good to talk” adverts. And in business, the telephone it great tool. But it’s one that’s becoming more and more poorly used as people hide behind email and focus everything on social media, because that’s the BIG thing. So I’m going to tell you […]

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Is it difficult?

How tricky can it be?

This is a re-post  with a bit of a re-write of an article I wrote a few year back for another website. That project no longer exists but the message from the article is still relevant. On Twitter (do you follow me on there, if not why? Follow me now!) one of the people I […]

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Are you making this common mistake on Twitter?

If you know me, then you’ll know how much I love social media. I am such a fan. But I see people make the same mistake again and again and it means that what they are saying won’t be going to their audience. And that’s a shame really isn’t it. What is this common mistake […]

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Mobile Friendly Websites – Beware the email spam

I’ve spoken many times on why you should ignore an unsolicited email that says the sender has noticed something about your website and that they can fix it for a fee. A really common one is that they have noticed your site isn’t ranking highly on Google…..Google even gets sent this email so that tells […]

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Why you need a professional photographer

It’s a well used saying but a picture really is worth a thousand words. Of course, you want those words to be good words and that’s where good photography comes into play. These days that we all have a reasonable camera on our phones and a decent digital SLR camera isn’t going to break the […]

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Don’t Add Me To Your Mailing List!

I do a bit of networkings – well you have to if you are selling Business to Business – and as a result I give my business card to people. It’s a lovely card, even if I do say so myself, and of course it’s great that people want to have a way to get […]

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