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Twitter testing 280 characters tweets

(-1 Character)… But I need that emoji to show just how frustrated I am about the ending of the Dark Knight Rises! We’ve all be in a similar position, whereby we have to grudgingly go back and edit out words and re-phrase what we are trying to say due to the 140 character limit on Twitter. However all this could be changing as Twitter is currently conducting a trial that will double its character count – from the default of 140 to 280. Its not available for every user just yet as it is currently only in trial version by Twitter. Nonetheless, a number of tech savvy individuals have already discovered a workaround to get longer tweets a little earlier. Follow the simple steps below if your interested in increasing your character count to 280: Download Tampermonkey for your browser: Chrome webstore link Visit this Github repository, click the “raw” button, then tell tampermonkey to…

Social Media platforms for Business

As a small business owner, your to-do list most of the time feels like a never ending task. So when it comes to Social media being added to that list, it can be a tad overwhelming and frustrating. With so many platforms out there, tips, advice and experts it is very hard to get a clear understanding of which platforms to use and how in order to maximise their potential. A first step would be to be active on the platforms you believe work for you. Have a look at other companies in your industry and identify where they are most active and why. Create similar platforms for your company or brand, a unique hashtag and you are good to go. You do not have to be on all platforms as a start up as time limits that and it is also important your time is spent productively. To help you determine…

6 Skills you need to master Social Media

Social Media managers can tell: their job is constantly in flux. Switching between multiple hats is now part of their routine, from marketing to customer services to sales. Consequently, this diversity of tasks requires to mastering an assortment of different skills! However, what ever the type of skills you need to develop, be conscious that they might take time and effort to master. Some of them can be technical such as programming and copywriting, while others might be already part of your personality traits and easy to exploit (let’s say… being organised!). As an expert social media company in the industry, we have identified 6 skills that can be trained and that are essential to the success of any social media manager. #Creative As you probably know, social media constantly involves visuals, mostly since posts with images get 84% more clicks through! Therefore, having an eye for creativity can be very…

Using Twitter for Lead Generation

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Twitter AGM revealing new Updates

It was an exciting day for some of us on the 22nd of May but mostly for Twitter employees and senior staff. The Twitter 2017 Shareholders meeting was held and there were a number of exciting subjects on the agenda to be discussed. From turning the social network into a cooperative owned by its users to the potential of increasing video views on the platform, subjects varied and Twitter’s CEO, Jack Dorsey was amongst others providing useful insight into the future of Twitter. The truth is, the majority of the information disseminated was not necessarily a breakthrough or that innovative as such as the Board still had to cover a number of “bases” that are potentially uninteresting to marketers and the general public. Nonetheless, one very interesting detail regarding videos emerged which could potentially be of great interest to most of us. In a specific part of his presentation on the platform’s…

4 Common SEO Mistakes in Mobile

Since I founded CFM Group, I have seen a lot of SEO mistakes made on mobile websites, ranging from poorly designed user interfaces to disastrously written programming code. As you launch your new mobile site, I recommend avoiding these big mobile SEO mistakes as they will save you from massive frustration and loss of revenue down the road. I have consequently tried to compile a brief list of 4 reasons that your website may not be attracting the activity you wished, hope or believe it should be. Quality Content At first, as with all websites, it is the same for a mobile site too. It is vital you publish educational, informative and quality content that engages your fans and also intrigues them to come back to your website as a reliable and valuable resource. Be confident in adding “Call to action” buttons for your readers to easily be able to…

Is Social Media necessary?

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Social Ads Dimensions Cheat Sheet

As we are all aware, Social media has been a great tool for the majority of businesses to drive genuine traffic to their websites. It is hence imperative to be able to publish or schedule posts that will reflect the quality of your expertise in terms of feel and design. It is hence imperative that your ad images are displayed at the highest quality for all ad sizes. So next time you are preparing your next Social ad, whether that may be on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube or LinkedIn, have a look at our cheat sheet below for many tips and advice on how to best presents your ads and how to accompany them with quality images at the correct size. Set featured image Big thanks go to Social Bakers, Adweek, B2C, SlideShare, Digiday, Scribd and LinkedIn ! If you need some help with managing your social media profiles, do…

5 Benefits of Social Media for Business

Social Media is practically everywhere nowadays and has been a major player in the changes we have seen in the digital environment  that surrounds us. Not only has it given a voice (some also add confidence to the list) to billions of online users but also created significant opportunities that businesses can potentially exploit in their interest. It not only allows SMEs, Brands and Companies to communicate with their customer base but also market directly to them. All the information is now available (or almost all) out there so its up to companies to analyse the huge amounts of data generated daily by their customers in real-time. Every day 1.8 billion people log onto Facebook whilst there are also over 1.8 billion Likes.  What is more ,there are over 550 million tweets posted on a daily basis and Instagram has now grown to over 300 million daily users. It is hence perhaps more…

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