8 ways to make your Meta account safer I get it – you’re busy. Running a business means wearing the hat of everything. And that means Meta security might not always something you think of. But hey, when it comes to your business, it’s super important to make sure your Meta account is as safe […]
If you’re a time-poor business owner, chances are social media marketing is at the bottom of your ‘to-do’ list. You know that it’s important for the success of your business but you don’t have the time to devote to doing it yourself. That’s why it’s so important to have a social media strategy. […]
Entertaining Social Media Posts for Maximum Engagement! Can you believe we’ve arrived at the final instalment of our epic journey through the realm of 7 Types Of Social Media Posts That Get Results! This week, we’re diving headfirst into the captivating realm of Entertainment posts, where we’ll unravel the secrets of captivating your audience […]
The Power of Promotional Posts: How Your Business Can Benefit! Holy moley, can you believe that we’re up to number 6 of our in-depth look at the 7 types of social media posts that get results! This week I’m talking all things Promotional posts. But bore we get into that, you can read […]
Week 5 of our in depth look at the 7 types of social media posts that get results and it’s time to discuss engagement posts. If you’re using social media then you will most likely have heard the term “engagement post.” But what exactly does that mean? And why are engagement posts so crucial […]
We’re up to number 4 of our in depth look at the 7 types of social media posts that get results and this week we’re looking at 5 User-Generated Content posts to Boost Your Online Presence. User-Generated Content, otherwise known as UGC. Let’s start with… What is UGC? UGC, is content that your followers/ideal clients […]
We’re up to week 3 of focusing on the 7 types of social media posts that get results. This week it’s all about Inspirational posts. Remember you can read the previous articles below: 6 types of educational social media posts 5 types of behind the scenes posts Now picture this You’re scrolling through your […]
Continuing on with our focus on social media and the types of posts that get results. This week I’m talking about Behind The Scenes posts – aka BTS posts. Before we start, if you haven’t read my previous articles related to this, here are 7 Types of Social Media Posts That Get Results and 6 […]
Last week I talked about 7 types of social media posts that get results. Over the next few weeks, I’ll be delving into each of those 7 types of posts in more detail. Starting with 7 types of educational social media posts. What are educational social media posts? Educational social media posts are […]
It’s time to take your social media game to the next level with these 7 types of social media posts that get results. When it comes to social media, there are so many types of posts out there it can be overwhelming to figure out what works best for your business. That’s why […]
Let’s talk about maximising social media engagement to take your business to the next level. Grab a cup of coffee and get comfy because I’m about to spill some secrets! Starting with… The Power of Social Media Social media is an incredibly powerful tool for all types of businesses. That’s why everyone is using it. […]
Are you missing out? If you’re like most small business owners, you know that social media is a great way to reach new customers and grow your brand. And if you’re not using video in your small business marketing, you’re missing out on a huge opportunity to reach and engage your target audience. With TikTok […]
Don’t panic – you don’t have to do dancing videos! Chances are, you’ve heard of TikTok. It’s the hot (relatively) new social media platform that everyone’s talking about. Today I’m talking about why it’s time to get on TiKTok for your business. Now, before you say “I don’t want to do silly dancing videos” or […]
6 Marketing Tips for Social Media in 2023 Where to start! It’s no secret that social media is constantly changing. What works today might not work tomorrow, which is why it’s so important to be strategic about all your marketing, including social media. Here are 6 marketing tips for social media that you can use […]
5 creative marketing ideas for small businesses Marketing on a budget Don’t have a large marketing budget? No problem! There are plenty of creative marketing ideas that can get your business noticed on a shoestring budget. Here are five of my favourites: Get involved in your community One great way to market your small business […]
Instagram and business: Is it worth it? Should I be on Instagram for my business? As a business owner, you’re always looking for new ways to reach your target audience and grow your business. Instagram has over 1 billion monthly active users, so it’s no surprise that it’s one of the most popular social media […]
Easiest Facebook Ads Strategy Maximising your opportunities We all know that Facebook ads can have a great impact with regard to reaching, connecting, and engaging new clients for your business. However, how do you make sure you’re maximising your opportunities. Well, it’s all about your strategy. Yep – start with a strategy! But what strategy […]
6 Facebook Ad Campaign Tips Let’s face it – Facebook ad campaigns s can be a really cost-effective way to: Drive traffic to your website Increase brand awareness Increase sales Gather qualified leads Get more customers Etc, etc, etc However, they are also a potential money sink-hole. So, it’s important to be strategic about your […]
What does Instagram no longer being a photo sharing app mean? Instagram: no longer a photo-sharing app The Head of Instagram recently announced that Instagram is no longer a photo sharing app. What does this mean? If we read between the lines, it means Instagram is becoming more like Tik Tok. It doesn’t mean the […]
6 ways to make the most of your social media Do you know how to make the most of your social media? Social Media – we all know we should be on it but how do you stand out from the crowd? Here are six ways to help you connect and engage with your ideal […]
15 Ways to use videos in social media Video and social media Before getting into the 15 ways to use videos in social media, let’s briefly look at some stats. First; “96% of people have watched a video to learn more about a product or service”*. Ummmm, that’s a LOT OF EYES ON VIDEO! Then, […]
What are the Three Magic E’s? I have mentioned the three magic E’s briefly in Blog 96. So, what are the Three Magic E’s? The three magic E’s are: Engage Educate Entertain Today I’m going to delve into those a bit more. But, before I do, you may be saying, “but Mell, […]
Mapping out your social content. I recommend starting with your topics and post type format first. And crafting your content separately.
How often should I post on social media? “How often should I post on social media?” is probably one of the most common questions I get asked. My answer is usually “it depends”! Why do I say that when there’s stacks and stacks of studies out there telling you that if you post once per […]
Crafting your social media content Do you struggle with crafting your social media content? As in knowing what to actually put in your posts to achieve the goals you’ve set yourself for social media? I talked about the different types of social media posts last week. You can read about that here. What I’m talking […]
The fabulous five types of social media posts Have you seen those social media calendars that show the different types of posts you can do? Have you wondered what makes the posts different? Well today’s your lucky day – we’re going to explain the different types of social media posts you can do. The fabulous […]
Play where your ideal customer is playing on the socials Where should I play? One of the questions we get asked a lot is ‘How do I know which social media platforms I should be on?” In other words, where should you play? The most important thing here is play where your ideal customer is […]
Setting social media goals Start with the end in mind When it comes to setting social media goals, you may have heard lots of marketers say start with the end in mind. There’s a reason we do this. We need to know what you want to achieve with your social media, because that will influence […]
Planning social media Social media planning Social media planning – we’ve been getting a lot of feedback from small business owners about their struggle with planning and scheduling social media. Specifically, around how to work out what types of posts to share on social media and how often they should be publishing them. So, we’ve […]
Seeing opportunities in an upside-down world. COVID-19 has turned the world upside-down. It can be hard to keep on top of things, let alone see opportunities
Communication tips to help you manage COVID-19. How to communicate with your clients during this ever-changing situation.
Put simply, your social media target market should be your ideal customers who are active on social media.
Social Media Goals? This is one of the topics we are covering at our upcoming workshop, How to Plan, Create, & Schedule Your Social Media Like a Pro.
We’ve been getting a few questions about planning your social media. Specifically around how to work out what types of posts to share on social media and how to plan them and schedule them out.
How to be awesome on Instagram. Are you making the most out of your awesomeness on your Instagram page? Here are three tips to help you be Instagram awesome
Using Instagram story polls. One of our favourite things about Instagram is how easy it is to use story polls.
The difference between your Instagram Feed and Instagram Stories. There are at least three key differences between your Instagram Feed and Instagram Stories
Why should you join Instagram? Reasons why and how to use Instagram. Instagram is a pretty big deal these days. 1 billion people use Instagram every month!
23 marketing freebies to use in your marketing. From social media scheduling to graphic design tools, to video creation, and more. 23 marketing freebies!
Five more awesome Facebook posts you can do. From polls to testimonials and more. Keep your Facebook followers engaged.
Five awesome Facebook posts you can do. We all know that you need to be active on Facebook to build a following and connect with your audience . Here are …
Did you know that meme marketing is a thing? Yep. Businesses are using memes strategically in their marketing. So, what makes memes special? When we’re told that the average person spends nearly 2 hours on social media EVERY DAY, you can see why creating content that cuts through the scroll is important. […]
Put simply, Facebook advertising offers you a lot more than boosting. Better goal setting, better targeting, better flexibility, better reporting.
Facebook is removing Likes. Facebook has announced Australia will be one of the first countries to trial remvoing viewable Likes…
What do emojis mean?
Did you know that this emoji ‘Face with Tears of Joy’ was named word of the year by Oxford Dictionary in 2015?
Our five favourite “free” social media tools We love social media and all the opportunities (and fun) it brings. And because we love to share the love, and our mission is to make a difference, here are our five favourite social media tools. Freebie Alert! Most of these tools have both free and paid versions, […]
The basics of setting up a Facebook ad The most important thing in setting up a Facebook ad is to identify the goal. What do you want to achieve? If you don’t know what you want to achieve, then how will you know if your ad is successful or not. You should also know your […]
What is a Facebook pixel?
Have you heard of the Facebook Pixel, but always wondered what it is?
LinkedIn Vs Facebook. There are differences between the two that are important when it comes to using either (or both) platforms with your marketing.
Why you need more than a Facebook page. When it comes to being online, are you wondering why you need more than a Facebook page?
Why is social media so important?
Have you been wondering why is social media so important for business? There’s a really simple answer.