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It’s Time For Your Close-up

It’s Time For Your Close-up

Over the last ten years, social marketing has changed beyond any initial concept of what it could be, or how effective it would become to businesses. When I started FCM Media back in 2011, the main platforms Facebook & Twitter were still in their infancy and...

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Top tips on live-tweeting

Top tips on live-tweeting

Social media platforms, including Twitter, need fresh and relevant content to justify their existence and ensure their survival.  There’s nothing fresher than a live event, which is why the main social media platforms are now doing what they can to encourage their...

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Making the Most of the Media

Making the Most of the Media

Even though the majority of people are likely to consume their news through social media platforms, it is actually produced by independent media outlets.  Some of these are mainstream names while others are niche publications.  Regular media outlets can play an...

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How to set your social media goals

How to set your social media goals

There is absolutely nothing new about the importance of goal-setting and not just in marketing, digital or otherwise.  It is, however, probably fair to say that it’s going to take on a whole new level of significance over the immediate future, which means that some...

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Top Twitter Tips

Top Twitter Tips

Twitter is very much the “odd-one-out” of the social media platforms.  While other platforms actively encourage you to post long-form, multimedia content, Twitter is still very much focussed on short messages.  These days, it’s common for these to be...

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Social media will never work for you

Social media will never work for you

Social media does not work for you.  It works for its owners, which, these days, increasingly means its shareholders.  You don’t work for social media.  You use social media to further your business objectives.  Keep these realities in mind...

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How to increase your social media engagement

How to increase your social media engagement

At present, engagement is possibly the single most important metric in digital marketing.  Basically, everything stems from it so everyone, understandably, wants to maximise it.  Here are some tips on how to do so. Make sure all your content has a clear focus If your...

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How to use LinkedIn to boost your business

How to use LinkedIn to boost your business

LinkedIn is often described as “Facebook for grown-ups” and superficially that’s a pretty fair comment.  There is, however, one huge difference between them and it’s that Facebook has been trying to make itself all things to all people, whereas LinkedIn has kept...

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