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Eight cool photo effects to give your images the wow factor

8 cool photo effects to give your images the wow factor

When you've spent time writing a fantastic tweet, an important Facebook post or your latest blog post and are ready to publish it, how much time do you spend on the accompanying image?

Usually, it's the final step everyone takes and is frequently rushed.

Recently, there's been a lot of evidence showing the positive – and powerful - effects of images in social media and on the web.

Did you know…

  • tweets with images receive 150% more retweets than tweets without images?
  • Facebook posts with images see 2.3X more engagement than those without images?

Aren't those statistics just jaw-dropping?

Posted on Friday, 28th December 2018 by Myrna Rickards

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Facebook Business Page Checklist [Part 2]: Optimise and grow your Page

Get the conversation started on your Facebook page by following these 11 steps

When you've fully completed your Facebook page, it's time to check that you're taking advantage of the features and settings that will help you optimise and grow your page.

With just a few simple tweaks to your Facebook settings, you'll have an even more professional-looking, successful and hard-working page, ready to engage your followers.

For example, did you know…

…you can invite people who are not your friends to like your page?

…you can send an automatic instant reply to anyone who messages your page?

…you can make the most of the See first feature to ensure your posts get seen?

Posted on Thursday, 22nd November 2018 by Myrna Rickards

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Facebook Business Page Checklist [Part 1]: Get Your Page Ready

Make the most of your Facebook page by following these 9 steps

A fully completed and optimised Facebook page will create a professional, positive and trustworthy impression for your business.

Visitors to your page will find essential information about your business, what you offer and what you're all about, with clear contact details and calls to action. When you know you have a comprehensive Facebook page, you can enjoy focusing on engaging with your followers: posting great content, interacting with your followers and growing your page.

Posted on Sunday, 28th October 2018 by Myrna Rickards

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Get The Most From Your Time on Facebook

Take these 12 steps to customise your Facebook experience

How much time do you spend on Facebook?

Most Facebook users would admit it's difficult to tell, as time seems to disappear whilst scrolling, commenting, liking and posting on the platform - and notifications, pop-ups and viral videos all vie for our attention and keep us glued. The result is that many of us feel guilty about the amount of time we spend on Facebook.

Posted on Wednesday, 15th August 2018 by Myrna Rickards

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Danny says ... Don't ditch that email list

Danny Bermant explains why GDPR is an opportunity for small business

An interview with Danny Bermant, Director of Inbox Express

Danny visited Vanessa's Facebook Café at the B2C Marketing Expo (London) in March 2018. We chatted about the challenges small business owners face, maintaining a strong presence on social media, as well as marketing their business using email. Danny Bermant is the Founder of Inbox Express – a library of email templates, designed to help you nurture your relationship with your readers, and then turn them into customers.

Keen to learn more about using templates in email marketing and how they could help my customers, I asked Danny if I could interview him. Danny clarified what GDPR means for email and how Inbox Express helps businesses get results through email marketing. This blog post is a summary of our Zoom interview on 6th June 2018.

Prefer to listen? You can play back our informal chat on Danny's channel on YouTube (35 minutes).

Posted on Monday, 16th July 2018 by Vanessa Hunt

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