Tag Archive: social networking

Google + for your business

December 1, 2011 2:31 pm Leave your thoughts

Although Google+ is still in its infancy, it has gained 40 million users in just a few months which gives some indication of its pick-up and how ‘hot’ it is. You no longer need an invitation to join and businesses can build their own Brand pages for visibility and SEO purposes. Stream Its features, whilst similar to other Social Networking sites, have some extras and of course different names. Google+ Stream = newsfeed but using the Circles feature with Stream means you can switch which Stream you see at any time i.e. click on your business circle when in Stream and only get newsfeed from that Circle. This is a useful feature and helps to maintain that ‘clean’ appearance. Similarly if you want to update your status, just click on share to select who you sees your updates – one friend, a selected circle or everyone. Search and Sparks Using…

Top 5 reasons to sign up to our newsletter

October 26, 2011 4:52 pm Leave your thoughts

Here at MyMarketingAID we love to share and receive news. News is core to what we do and we love letting you know what we have been up to. We are proud of what we do and we want to share all that goes on at MyMarketingAID.   Here are our top 5 reasons to sign up to our newsletter 1.Time out Work can be a hectic and crazy place. We all need a few minutes in the day to have a bit of time out. Well why not combine a bit of light reading with a cuppa? Put the kettle on and open up MyMarketingAIDs newsletter and have a break! It is full of news and inspiration to give you the energy boost you need. Oh and a chance for a quick caffeine kick too! 2.Top stories At MyMarketingAID we love to keep up-to-date with what is going on…

Top 10 benefits of LinkedIn for business

October 12, 2011 2:56 pm Leave your thoughts

Social networking sites have quite literally taken over.  Sites like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn have become part of the marketing and advertising foundations on which we all work on.  Mymarketing AID is always keen to keep up to date on the latest social networking tools and how you can integrate them into your business.  Let’s face it, it is free marketing! LinkedIn has grown to be one of the most popular social networking tools for businesses.  Whether you are a business owner, account manager, sales manager or head of marketing there are great benefits to you and your company for using LinkedIn. Here at Mymarketing AID we have listed the top ten benefits of LinkedIn for your business: 1. Finding new clients LinkedIn is a great way to search for new business and potential clients. 2. A great networking tool It is the ideal place to network, whether that be…

Applications available on Google Chrome

September 21, 2011 3:48 pm Leave your thoughts

Google Chrome is a web browser known for its speed, simplicity and efficiency, and security.  Of course there is more to Google Chrome that makes it very attractive:  themes and incognito mode and applications or in the more IT ‘street-speak’, it will run apps. With i- and smart-phones leading the way with these it is no wonder that they would become available for your pc too.  Google Chrome is well on the way to offering a whole bunch of useful ones. Free apps There are a number of free apps available which can be downloaded to Google Chrome which allow you even faster access to certain areas particularly for blogging or linking your social media sites.  Google Chrome’s site lists 670 free apps currently.  Some obviously do similar jobs to one another but they are all designed to simplify and speed up things you probably already do. A small sample,…

Facebook for Business

July 28, 2011 1:38 pm Leave your thoughts

Businesses have been joining social network sites for a long time now.  By using social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter, companies gain more visibility to their audiences and instant customer interaction online. In the face of Google+ bringing real competition to the world of social networking, where businesses are rapidly jumping aboard Google+, it comes as no surprise Facebook are attempting to mitigate customers and businesses leaving Facebook. Although Facebook is being used by marketers, it appears that the process of marketing products and services is complex.  Facebook has introduced a new site called Facebook for Business, which provides a clear guide on how to use Facebook’s marketing features. Facebook hopes to provide more guidance for advertising and marketing on this prolific social network.  Facebook for Business step-by-step guides make it easier for marketers and small businesses to place adverts, deals, social plugins and sponsored stories.

Formatting tips for Google+

July 19, 2011 5:48 pm Leave your thoughts

Google has attempted to break in to social networking for a while… you may remember Buzz and Wave. If not, well, no-one else can either! However, Google is bringing us a new social networking platform called Google+, which is currently being rolled out as a limited Beta trial, where membership is only available via invite only. Google+ has a sophisticated user-interface, with unique features such as Hangout, Circles and Spark, which integrates Google+1 and more. There are increasing numbers of people signing up to Google+, where members are even importing their Facebook friends.   Top 5 tips for Google+ So for this reason, we thought we’d share our Top 5 tips for Google+ to help you get the most out of your Google+ experience. Text Formatting You can use the following to add formatting to your posts. Bold Text: *Post* = Post Italicised Text: _Post_ = Post   Strike through…

How much online Klout do you have?!

July 12, 2011 2:02 pm Leave your thoughts

Want to know how much influence your website has? Check your Klout score to see if you are a highly influential player or a mere spectator. Capturing the attention of your influential audience is not an easy task. Those who do are creating spectacularly engaging and relevant content that their audience is reacting to. The fantastic interactivity social networking provides, such as Facebook and Twitter, are fantastic ways of determining who your audience is and whether your online content is any good. mmadigital will take your through how the Klout score is measured and tips for increasing your overall online influence.   What is a Klout score? The Klout score is effectively your ranking to how powerful your online content is to your audience. The higher your Klout score, the more robust and influential you are online. The range of a Klout score is from 1 to 100. This is…