Archives for September 2010

Is blogging good for your business?

Is blogging good for business? The Digital Coach Say's - Hell Yes But don’t take my word for it, watch and listen to two of the world’s greatest business speakers chewing the fat about blogs... Seth Godin and Tom Peters.. Doesn’t get much better than this. What is a blog? Read the Wikipedia definition of a blog here. … [Read more...]

Recession Driven Social Media Opportunities

When global markets get shocked the whole world evolves: The world has changed and businesses of all sizes must evolve to meet the new challenge. Recent events are forcing all organisations to reevaluate their operations from core-purpose through to marketing. Watch and Listen to Thomas Power, Louis Gray and David Eldridge discussing the recession and Social Media. The Video was produced by Mark Sinclair at Your Business Channel. Is the recession driving social media opportunity? If you agree with the experts in the video below, you may like to read about the Social Media for … [Read more...]

The Great Social Media Third Party Debate

The Great Third Party Debate: Twitter is in the process of upgrading their platform, FacBook recently allowed us all to have company pages, all very positive stuff in the short and medium term but as you can imagine all third party platforms, Blogger, YouTube, LinkedIn etc, etc, all have their own agenda. So when they change the rules what happens to the effort we have put into them? Many of us put great store in applying our own brands through the “via” footnote on our Tweets, NewTwitter have removed this from the timeline which means that the majority of people who use Twitter via … [Read more...]

Do you Need Better Website Conversion?

On almost a daily basis I am asked the following question: "We have a great website and we get quite a lot of visitors, but we are not getting enough (or any) sales, can you just have a quick look and see what you think?" Most of the people asking the questions are people I am connected to on the various social networks and the remainder are subscribers and visitors to my website. I generally ask: Who made your website and how much did you pay for it ? Around 40% reply “I made it myself” or a “friend or family member made it” Around 20% reply “Oh it was quite cheap, we can … [Read more...]

Social Media Training Testimonials

I attended an Intermediate Social Media Course that Mick had organised for beginners in Social Media on September 17th 2010. This course was very informative and Mick made all those attending feel as if it was individually tailored for them. No one was left behind and where necessary Mick gave individual tuition. By the end of the day all of us were informed and reassured that Social Media was a safe tool to be used by anyone for growing their business for the future. We were all armed with the basic tools to start exploring Social Media, and an action plan of how to proceed. I would … [Read more...]

Social Media Sales Team 2010+

You got enough geeks and weird people working for you today ? OK, so a bit tongue in cheek, but the message is real enough because Uber conected employees or social media contractors really can help you win more new clients and grow your business at a substantially lower cost of a regional sales team, so if driving down the cost of sales and driving up new sales revenue is important to you, you’d best contact us and lets discuss how. Are Communications Policies Stunting Business Growth? Many companies, with good reason have communications policies that forbid employees from using social … [Read more...]