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Winners are grinners. Don’t be the loser of your own online competition.

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Brainstorming how to generate more interest in your business online and engage with your customers and potential customers? An online competition could be the answer! After all, they can be a great way to generate interest, raise your online profile and collect contact details. However, before you go ahead with this master plan you should make […]

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My Kingdom for a ‘Like’

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It’s official. Society has taken the quest for ‘Likes’ on Social Media too far. A new study, “Society’s New Addiction: Getting a ‘Like’ over Having a Life,” conducted by Joseph Grenny and David Maxfield, has revealed some disturbing results about the impact the mission for the perfect social media “trophy” photo does in fact have on our everyday lives. Of […]

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Down with the selfie stick.

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The National Gallery in London has banned the use of the selfie stick, placing it in the same category as a tripod. The move sees the gallery join a number of institutions in the United States, including the Smithsonian museums, which have taken action to restrict the use of the tool beloved by many a […]

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Social Media Etiquette

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“Put your manners back in” – Tom Cruise Words to live by. As the technological landscape evolves, so does the way we interact online. This is why awareness of social media etiquette is so important, and should always be considered whether you are interacting online in a professional or private capacity. Here are 3 tips to remember: […]

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Retailers Should be Using Social Media In Stores To Drive Sales

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Social is weaving its way further into the retail industry every day. It’s not limited to web-only companies who are trying to integrate social networks into their websites. Brick-and-mortar retailers are working hard not to be left behind too. Social is something that’s guaranteed to greatly influence what the future retail world will look like. […]

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