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social media and healthcare

The NHS is currently undergoing one of the biggest reforms in the UK as the government looks to tackle growing health problems. With Obesity being at epidemic levels and other health related issues putting continued strain on the NHS service and other healthcare organisations, staff engagement is more important than ever. Social media continues to lead the way as a digital engagement platform for the top brands and also for Read more

Health problems such as Obesity and diabetes have recently hit the headlines in UK media. The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) confirms that the numbers are bleak with more than 371 million people living with diabetes presently and this is expected to rise to 552 million in less than 20 years’ time. More alarming is the term “Epidemic” being used by International Diabetes Federation as Global food inequality is seeing type Read more

social media in asia

Southeast Asia is showing unprecedented growth in the use of social media as their population are connecting more quickly than in any other part of the world. The viral impact of social media has seen sales of smart phones increase in the Philippines by 326% in just one year from 2011 to 2012. The whole of south East Asia has seen sales up by 78% in the same period which Read more

Building Social Media Advocacy

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social media advocacy

In the old days of outbound marketing and before Social Media was even born, many organisations and brands relied on trade shows, print ads and media as their main source of marketing.  Social media has since changed the marketing landscape forever and this incredible platform has the potential to provide massive distribution of information on a viral scale even allowing you to target specific audiences that you know will be Read more

social media

Social media has continued to become an integral part of a company’s online marketing strategy and 2013 will continue to see social media marketing become a major component that businesses will use to get their messages across and drive more visitors to their business.  As search engine optimisation continues to be affected by continued algorithm changes, businesses can no longer rely just on search engines as their major source of Read more

Twitter Statistics for 2012

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So now the Pope has become a Twitter user with his first tweet on December 13th 2012, but just how big was Twitter during 2012. Some useful stats here on the growth of Twitter for 2012 courtesey of infographiclabs.com. The USA continues to be the leader with Brazil, UK and Japan following closely behind. The Data provided gives a general account at the time of publication though social media moves Read more

We all know that social media is an essential platform that businesses can use to engage with their audiences and prospects in getting their messages out across the web. At 10.40 today, the pope sent his first tweet from the Vatican’s holy Ipad. The tweet wrote ‘’Dear friends, I am pleased to get in touch with you through Twitter. Thank you for your generous response. I bless all of you Read more

Face book like

Social media is an integral part of inbound marketing and are becoming increasingly important assets for businesses who want to get found by and engage with potential buyers on the web. So really ask yourself this question, how do you find information about a product or service that you are intending to buy? Well a bet is that you are online consulting a search engine or a friend for more Read more

An Introduction to Pinterest

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Pinterest for businesses

Grow your business with social media platform Pinterest Pinterest is a relatively new social networking site that has rapidly over the last year. In fact it is the fastest growing social network site of all time. It generally works by allowing users to create online image collages, and then quickly and easily share those collages online with other Pinterest users. These are better referred to as pin boards. Compete providing Read more

Pinterest Introduction

In a 4 part series, we look at some useful guidelines for getting the most out of your Pinterest marketing campaign. With these useful tips, you can soon start to see some positive results from your Pinterest boards. 1.     Complete your profile and be sure to include your business name to give your account maximum exposure. Also employ your business name as your username. 2.      In the about section, complete Read more