Social business: Before you publish, press pause and think
I want you to think about the following for a moment:
- The last tweet you sent.
- The last blog post you published.
- The last marketing email you sent.
- The last blog comment you made.
- The last Facebook status you wrote.
First impressions count
Each of those actions, could easily be someone’s first exposure to you. If so, it will form their first impression of you. First...
7 tips for improving your online reputation
Guest blog by Heather Legg Freelance writer
For any business owner, regardless of the size of your company, your online reputation can be your end-all, be-all. If it’s...
5 steps to increase the success of all your written marketing
Today’s post will show you a way to massively improve the effectiveness of any important content you write. It will also show you how to avoid one of the most common and damaging copy writing errors.
Stop limiting your options
Most people will write their initial piece of content, call it their draft copy, then...
HMV tweets their own sacking
In the UK, the social media team at HMV today gave Deloitte, who’d been appointed to deal with the administration of the company, a lesson in crisis management when they live tweeted their own sacking (click to enlarge image).
At just past 13.25 HMV’s official and verified Twitter account sent out the following tweet: “We’re tweeting live from HR where we’re all being fired! Exciting!!
6 ways your website can build trust for long term growth
Thought your LinkedIn profile was original? Think again...
By Amy@BubbleJobsHere at Bubble we’re always banging on about how important your LinkedIn profile is. A bit like your online CV, your LinkedIn profile is one of the first things an employer will take a look at when they get your application, particularly if you’re looking for a job in the digital sector, so needless to say it’s pretty essential.
What’s that? You’ve been taking our advice and got your LinkedIn profile looking all ship-shape and dandy? Well we’ve got some bad news for...
How to learn from the best – without copying them!
One of the best ways to develop your business, is to learn from what already works. Just as learning what not to do helps us avoid making dangerous mistakes, learning from what works helps us create real value.
It’s not about copying
What is the difference between a CV and your LinkedIn profile?
What's the difference between a CV and your LinkedIn profile?
Usually your resumé or curriculum vitae (CV) wouldn’t be more than two pages and might only be viewed by potential employers that you’ve specifically sent it to. A LinkedIn profile however can be as long as you want and it’s in the public eye for everyone and/or anyone to see.
LinkedIn profiles are used primarily for networking, whereas resumés are used to land employment. LinkedIn profiles have headshots, whereas...
How much is inertia costing you and your business?
Today’s post is about the cost to small business owners of inertia.
I’m referring to those things we know we ‘should’ be doing for our businesses, but decide for whatever reason to keep putting off.
Dentists know all about the cost of inertia
Ask a dentist what happens if someone gets a cracked tooth and decides to leave it, rather than going...