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How to compose text only posts on Instagram

How to compose text only posts on Instagram

You can now share text only posts on your Instagram Story. They are easy to compose and you can choose different fonts and also use a nice coloured background to make them stand out to your followers. To get started you simply do the following: Click on the top of...

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Twitter – Updates April 2018

Twitter – Updates April 2018

Since our last Twitter updates post back in February, there have been a few changes rolled out that are definitely worth sharing. Read on to discover how Twitter has ruled out duplicate Tweeting as well as giving more time to third-party apps that were on the verge of...

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Instagram introduces shoppable posts

Instagram introduces shoppable posts

Shoppable posts have launched on Instagram in the UK, which allows brands to tag up to 5 products in organic posts. The feature launched in the US in late 2017 and is now being rolled out to businesses in the UK. On an account profile, shoppable posts are...

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Have you tried Pecha Kucha? What is that I hear you ask?

Have you tried Pecha Kucha? What is that I hear you ask?

Tip number 1 My first tip is to say how I was challenged as a trainer to deliver a Pecha Kucha to an audience of 250 people. This is a slideshow containing 20 slides only with a transition of 20 seconds for each slide so the entire presentation is 6 minutes 40 seconds...

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8 Tips to make your content bloom

8 Tips to make your content bloom

Are you juggling several social media channels? Not sure what to post and when or where to find content? Here are some tips to help your content bloom and grow your social media presence. 1. Know your audience It is very important to know your target audience and post...

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Concise Learners – Interview with Gwen Stephen Jones

Concise Learners – Interview with Gwen Stephen Jones

Gwen, you recently completed our 12-month Diploma in Social Media qualification.  How have things changed for you since you started? Excitingly I have my own private clients for whom I manage social media as well as starting a new company with my business partner...

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New Features added to ContentCal

New Features added to ContentCal

You may recall we wrote a blog post back in September about ContentCal, a new social media planning and publishing tool we had started to use. As a reminder, ContentCal is a time-saving tool that allows scheduling of content across each of the main social media...

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Train the Trainer Blog: Two Tips from Di

Train the Trainer Blog: Two Tips from Di

Have you ever lost participants’ attention during a training session – or do they struggle to remember key points of learning when they leave the training session? Let’s see how you can grab their attention or help them remember what you have said. Many years ago I...

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Website page loading speed

Website page loading speed

Website page loading speed, your search engine rankings and what you can do to improve them Google has been using the page load speed (time it takes to load a website page so the user can see it in the browser) as one of their determinants of search engine results...

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