New Facebook changes bad for business pages

There is nothing official from Facebook yet, but Matt Navarra, who seems to be in the know announced yesterday on Twitter that it could be that the New Facebook changes will be bad for business pages. He said that Facebook is changing how it calculates organic impressions meaning it was likely show a decline. If Organic post weren’t already in trouble on Facebook, I’m sure that this will affect it as Matt says in his tweet. This is clearly another push for people to spend money with Facebook on Facebook ads, it really is becoming the only way to get […]

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How many times should I post on social media

How many times should I post on social media

Many people ask me, how often should I post on social media, and the shortest answer I can give is this –  As long as it is consistent and very good quality, you can post as often as you like. However this is not really what they want to hear, or even the right answer.  People want the magic answer, and the one that tells them how little they can post on social media and still make a difference. So, here is the long answer to – How many times should I post on social media There are a lot […]

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Hashtag Manager from Buffer will help with Shadowbans

Do you have trouble remembering all of the different hashtags you want to use for yourself or clients, well you are going to love Hashtag Manager from Buffer! We all know that on social media, hashtags are very important. .  Hashtags are the best way to make your images found.  You can even follow hashtags on instagram. Did you know that the limit on the amount of hashtags you can officially use is 30 Of course, unless you are a very organised social media guru and already have a system for checking and saving hashtags. Then sourcing the correct hashtags […]

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Google has a new Social Network Called Shoelace

Google has a new Social Network Called Shoelace

When I heard the news that Google has a new Social Network Called Shoelace, I was very excited!  Obviously as working as a Social media manager and Community manager, I love community building and I love social networks, so I looked into it a bit more.  So, Google has something called Area 120, its a workshop working on Google’s experimental products.  And currently there is a small team there working on a new social networking app called Shoelace. You’d think they might have realised by now that they just don’t do well at social networks, well actually to be fair,  I […]

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22 Whatsapp Expert Tips and Sneaky Tricks

Whatsapp tips and tricks for group chats mainly but some of these will be applicable for normal chats too. Following the success of our last post about Whatsapp tips and tricks and everyone saying they wanted more I thought it was time to write another post.  There are so many tricks and so many versions but iOS and Android are mostly the same – just sometimes worded differently so I’ve tried to include some of the Android stuff.  On Whatsapp web just replace Tap for Click and of course, there is no holding down but there is an arrow there […]

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The top five hacked passwords and how not to get hacked

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), a part of GCHQ, and Department for Digital, Media and Sport (DCMS) carried out their first UK Cyber Survey – in which the findings were shocking. Its total proof that we have no idea about cybersecurity and how to protect ourselves online.  You just won’t believe the top five hacked passwords in the last year, it’s truly embarrassing. It seems that people really do need help with protecting themselves online. The results are from the top 100k hacked password list and survey taken of 1,350 UK residents aged 16+ was undertaken from 12 November […]

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