If you’ve ever joined in with a Challenge on Instagram you’ll know that they have their benefits. In this blog post we’ll talk through all the advantages, how to get the best out of any challenges you join and look at how to host an Instagram Challenge of your own.Continue reading
by Gemma Lloyd
As a small business owner it can be difficult to keep up with the latest social media updates but the growing trend of social audio is one that has been hard to miss!
You’ve heard of Clubhouse, right? The invite-only audio-based app that was initially only available to iPhone users but is now being rolled out to Android too.
Clubhouse was launched in March 2020 and has already grown to 10 million weekly active users, which isn’t bad for the newest social media kid on the block.Continue reading
We all know that engagement is key on social media. It’s far more important to get good engagement on your social media posts than it is to grow the number of followers you have.Continue reading
Using a content calendar is the best way to get organised with your social media posts for the week ahead. A good content calendar contains key dates including awareness days as well as dates that are specifically important to your business, such as new product launches, promotions or when you are publishing blog posts.Continue reading
For this week’s #SocialMumsHour we’ll be talking all about social media engagement. Increasing your engagement on any social media platform is key to a successful social media strategy. We’ll be sharing tips and tricks as well as looking at what works for you.Continue reading
For our very first #SocialMumsHour Twitter Chat we’re going to be talking about a subject that is affecting every single small business owner to some extent right now – the Coronavirus.Continue reading
The coronavirus crisis is a difficult time for all of us and normal life has been hugely disrupted. The lockdown measures may mean you’re unable to run your business at all, you may be limited by the products or services you can offer or you might be struggling with anxiety or having to home school your kids.
Whatever you’re going through, you can take some comfort from the fact that we’re all in this together and social media can help bring us together at a time when we can’t do that in real life.
But we know that many small businesses are struggling with what to post to their social media platforms right now, so we have 8 tips to help you with content ideas at this sensitive time.Continue reading
Twitter is a great platform for small businesses to connect with a relevant engaged audience. It’s an incredibly social platform and the perfect place to network in your pyjamas!
So what is a Twitter chat?
A Twitter chat is a public conversation on Twitter that uses one unique hashtag which allows you to follow the discussion and participate in it.Continue reading
This week in the Social Mums’ Members Community we’re running three Live Masterclasses that will take you from Twitter complete beginner to tweeting like a pro.
Each Live Masterclass will last around half an hour and will take you through the different aspects of using Twitter for your Business.Continue reading
Scheduling posts and posting from a desktop computer has been possible for a little while using one of the Instagram partner third-party tools, such as Planoly or Later.
But the exciting news is you can now publish and schedule posts to your Instagram feed and IGTV from Facebook Creator Studio. You also get access to Insights and for anyone that struggles to keep up with Instagram direct messages you can see and respond to these too. Continue reading