Mick Say Online Marketing Academy

Mick Say is an Online Business Development and Online Marketing Consultant. Mick's goal is to help businesses to develop meaningful Online Marketing Strategies via Websites designed to inform and sell.

#SocialMedia – Social Media Speakers

Mick Say - Social Media Speaker Social Media is playing a pivotal role in the evolution of the internet. Social Media provides the platform which connects people in a way never previously possible with any other medium. Social Media includes web-based and mobile technologies which are used to turn communication into interactive dialogue. These internet-based applications allow the easy creation and exchange of user-generated content. A Motivational Speaker in Social Media Mick Say is an Online Business Development Consultant at the Online Marketing Academy. Mick is an early Social … [Read more...]

The end of an Era and a bright new future for Britannica

I fondly remember turning the pages of Encyclopedia Britannica in my youth and thinking about it we all took the collection for granted as volumes could be seen on the bookshelves of many homes. Encyclopedia Britannica was first published Edinburgh in 1768 and although publication moved to the United States in 1901 the Encyclopedia was a British Institution, and it maintained British spelling to the present day. Encyclopedia Britannica and the Online version is owned by Swiss investor Jacqui Eli Safra, who (incidentally) owns Spring Mountain Vineyards in California. Anyway enough of my … [Read more...]

Michelle Harris Joins the Online Marketing Academy

Michelle Harris - Social Media Manager - Online Marketing Academy Please welcome the multi-talented, Michelle (“Techie Minx”) Harris to the team at the Online Marketing Academy. Michelle Harris joins the team with a wide brief as Social Media Manager, this important, strategic appointment will allow the Online Marketing Academy to grow as Michelle utilizes her skills and knowledge to keep the Online Marketing Academy at the cutting edge of Social Media and Digital Marketing. Michelle's initial duties will include the modernisation of our satellite websites and she will also take the … [Read more...]

Getting the right broadband to suit your business needs

Excellent communication services are a crucial element in running any modern-day business, and finding an excellent broadband deal and an appropriate service package can be bewildering when faced with the vast range of choice currently available. There are many different broadband speeds and services available and the one you eventually decide upon will need to be tailored to your current business needs as well as the predicted future requirements. Broadband provision is a critical decision that can have profound consequences for growth and development of a business, so it is worth … [Read more...]

Digital Marketing and Social Media

Why Digital Marketing and Social Media? Social Mediaas a broad term is about community, conversation and meaningful engagement with either family and friends or with clients or prospects or as in my case all of the above. Digital Marketing as a broad term is about "Marketing" My Definition of Digital Marketing "identify what the customer wants and then deliver a more than adequate service to them which meets their want and needs and to do this at a fair price" Digital Marketing and Social Media Technology Those who seek to leverage Social Media and Digital Marketing for business benefit … [Read more...]

Writing Compelling Website Content

Have you noticed how writing styles have been changing? I have to admit to not having read a book for about three years, this is sad I know but I read at least 10 times more now than I ever did before, but this reading is all web based via my PC browser and my iPad. Writing styles are more relaxed today by most authors and bloggers I read, is this a sign of the times? Is this because more people have access to to write for am audience because of easy access to the internet and social media? I think that this is a good thing because their content is easier and more fun to read, and as … [Read more...]

How to write a sizzling bio, with no cheese or hype or BS

How to write a sizzling bio, with no cheese or hype or BS Well that’s a challenge. It’s ingrained in us all, when we settle down to write about our life and achievements, we fall back on the old clichés...and suddenly we’re all “pro-active individuals with a passion for success” instead of the distinctive, interesting people we really are! If you’re writing a bio for a web page, please don’t fall into this trap. Keep in mind, you’re writing something to showcase your achievements and personality – to persuade the reader that you’re more than just a competent pro. You’re an all-round … [Read more...]

Why Ecademy is my favorite Social Network.

Sadly, Ecademy was sold on and was morphed into something else which simply was not the same. Please note that all of the content below is now obsolete. Ecademy is a membership organisation for entrepreneurs and business owners who belong to a community that connects, supports and transacts with one another. Short Video - Why Ecademy is my favorite Social Network Build Strong Business Relationships To build a strong business relationship, you must first gain trust from one another through having a personal relationship, this is critical before you can expect to move onto a … [Read more...]

How to connect to more people on the Xeeme

Xeeme is now "appearoo" Your social presence is your most important social media asset. It is the sum of all your profiles and connections. Your social presence is the launch pad for conversations and information sharing. Short Video - How to connect to people on XeeMe Three great Reasons to use Xeeme Social Presence Management 1) Organize your social footprint Get all your social profiles into one place, one page, one vanity URL (xeeme.com/YOURNAME). 2) Shareing and advocating across all networks Share your XeeMe wherever you are to make it easy for contacts, friends, … [Read more...]

Mind Boggling Facebook Statistics Entering 2012

Can it really be true that 50.3% - That's one in every two Americans has a Facebook account? Well according to the highly respected "World Internet Stats News" yes they do! and if you are of a certain age (like me) this really makes the mind boggle.. The official Facebook stats page reports that Facebook now has "more than 800 Million active users" and 50% of us log on to Facebook in any given day to interact with more than 900 Million objects (pages, groups, events and community pages). The average Facebook user has 130 friends and between us we upload 250 million photos per day ! Glad I … [Read more...]