Our latest Guest blog comes from our local digital experts Cariad Marketing with a very useful overview of the Twitter Hashtag!
Firstly – What is Twitter Hashtag?
Simply put it is a word or phrase spelled out without spaces with a pound sign (#) in front of it. #ImACeleb, #ChristmasShopping and #NewYearsEve are all examples that have been very popular with the general public this week.
Why Use a Hashtag on Twitter?
To get your message out there! The hashtag symbol turns the word or phrase into a clickable and searchable link allowing you to spread your tweets further than just you’re immediate followers enabling you to promote products and services powerfully and effectively. As well as using hashtags in your posts you can also use them to search. meaning you can target prospects quickly and precisely. Read more →
Coming from nothing just a few short years ago, ecommerce now permeates into our everyday lives, whether we are big online shoppers or not. The growth of ecommerce has provided opportunities for even the smallest of entrepreneurs to break into business, but it’s obvious that some ecommerce ventures have been more successful than others. Here James Hyde from James and James Fulfilment gives us his top tips for maximising your chances of running a successful ecommerce business. Read more →
In this weeks guest blog Kate Warr from KEW Marketing sheds the light on web design and what you need to tell your web designer at the start of the project! From experience of project managing websites on behalf of clients – here’s an insight into some things you may not have thought about!
1. Your login details to existing site and domain registration – it sounds obvious but a surprising amount of businesses don’t have any idea where their login details are whether it is for the ‘back-end’ of their website of the DNS / domain login area. These are critical for when you change over to the fabulous site. Find this at the onset rather than half way through or at the end of your project can save you time and money.
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Our guest blog this week is by Debbie from An Idea was Born.
Got a headache from Social Media overload? I have to say even for a digital marketing person like myself whose been working in the industry a very long time I feel it’s getting a bit out of hand with all the social media sites that keep appearing out of nowhere!
Everyone knows a properly designed, informative and engaging website that is easy to navigate, is a vital part of your marketing tool kit. Think of your website as your shop window, it’s often the first and only point of reference a prospect has of your business and it needs to be an accurate reflection of your company’s offering and brand positioning. Whether you are a start up looking for your very first website or an established business who needs a re-fresh, or total overhaul it’s important to find a supplier who understands and meets your needs. Read more →