Instagram are removing fake likes and comments

Instagram announced yesterday that they are going to be reducing Inauthentic activity on Instagram, in other words, Instagram are removing fake likes and comments. It seems that social networks are getting fed up with 3rd Party apps, which of course as social media managers we need them for analytics and to check how we are performing on our social media accounts with apps like Skorr or Kred.  All About Numbers But it seems that we are okay on that Instagram are just targetting third-party apps which help people to artificially grow their audience, which in fact is good news for those of us who […]

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How to use group chat in WhatsApp Tips and Tricks

Let’s start with the basics before we get to the Whatsapp tips and how to use group chat in WhatsApp. What is WhatsApp Whatsapp is a Facebook-owned messenger system with over 1 billion users, it’s the most popular messaging app in the world. You can send text messages, photos, videos, contacts, locations, great groups, and oh yeah make and receive calls.  All for free.  (for now) Online Communities or Chat Groups As a community manager on many platforms in my 10 years in the social media business, Whatsapp has always been a favorite for its ease, randomness and more personal […]

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Remove term: TripAdvisor is a Social Network TripAdvisor is a Social Network

New TripAdvisor is a Social Network

TripAdvisor has relaunched what they call social-assisted travel. Which they say enables members to get relevant recommendations and inspiration to plan your perfect trip. Which you can now do by now following friends brands influencers and travel experts. Wow, so the New TripAdvisor is a Social Network It’s about time really – they had it all there, they are the worlds largest travel site – everyone knows TripAdvisor.  I often wondered just how difficult could it be to add following friends and a social feed.  Well, as of yesterday the 13th November 2018 this awaited launch happened. The New TripAdvisor is a Social […]

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What is the USB-C and why do I need to know.

The USB-C is fast becoming the standard for charging and transferring data from our peripherals. All of the new phones, tablets, laptops are including them now, so I thought that it’s time I told you. What is the USB-C and why is everyone talking about it. The USB-C doesn’t look like the standard USB plug you know and love, you know the one you try to put it in the right way round and fail most times! This one actually looks more like the Micro UBS connects with its tiny physical connector and rounded edges. And it has two great […]

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Create Professional Designs for Cyber Monday or Black Friday Sales

I love design apps, you can create professional designs at the click of a button.  I’ve been a big fan of Canva for many years but I often use different apps or platforms for many reasons – so when Fotor asked me to take a look at their app and they would give a few months free to test it out – I, of course, said yes.  I thought what a better time to show you how to Create Professional Designs for Cyber Monday or Black Friday Sales So let’s get into it What is fotor.com  Fotor is a Photo […]

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Social Selling - Top Tips

Social Selling – Top Tips

Social Selling – Top Tips? Why do would you even need top tips for social selling?  A refresher maybe? Sometimes we don’t know what we don’t know.  Someone famous said that I’m sure. The buzzword(s) “Social Selling” didn’t really become popular until as late as 2016.  However, we’d been using it long before it was given that catchphrase, so much so you might be confused to what Social Selling actually is.   But don’t panic – if you have any presence on social media for you, your brand or your business you are probably doing some form of Social Selling.  For instance, […]

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