3 Reasons Social Media and Office Christmas Parties Don’t Mix

“He's making a list
He's checking it twice
He's gonna find out
Who's naughty or nice”

  • “Santa Claus is Coming to Town”

It’s upon us, whether you like it or not Christmas is just around the corner. It snuck up on you while you were getting over Halloween and let’s not even talk about Black Friday, just in case you were one of the one’s who went a little crazy in the sales. Pretty much everyone we know is already well and truly into Christmas mode, which means that the annual office party is right around t...

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Are you social listening in the Dark?

First off, let’s explain what “social listening” actually is.

If you’re using social media, chances are you have your notifications switched on, and are only checking and answering private messages if you get an alert. Then you’re social monitoring.

 

To get to social listening, you need to go much further, and deeper.

The aim of the game with social listening is analysing conversations, reflection and understanding, tracking conversations and sentiments around words/themes/brands.

This is s...

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Boosting Your Online Visibility in your Coffee Break

Not content with a Website Optimisation in Your Coffee Break, we also have tips on Boosting Your Visibility in your Coffee Break too! A coffee break, we see as a 15 minute slot of time, you can be utilising to it’s max! It doesn’t have to be every day, but if you changed just one of your coffee breaks into a massive productivity session, we think you’d get the bug for it!

First off, we’d suggest carving out a specific time slot of 15 minutes (or more if you can!) for a focused...

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Produce Engaging Photography with your Smart Devices

Do you carry a smart device in your pocket or bag pretty much all day everyday? Then you could be using this vital tool to help with your marketing and digital storytelling for your business or organisation!

 

A smart phone or tablet can help you take photos, videos, edit them, add text, make them look all shiny and engaging and share with your clients, customers, supporters and the world. Awesome hey?! But you might need a bit of a hand getting those images as good as possible, with the tech you have to hand. Here’s where we can help.

 

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Simple Ways to Build Video Into Your Marketing Mix

If you have yet to start using video as a marketing tool, then it’s time for you to get caught up. It’s possible that many of your competitors have already been integrating video into their marketing mix for some time now, so you need to make sure that you do what you can to have video play a bigger role in your online marketing strategy. How do you go about doing this?

1. Make a video promoting other content you’ve created - Have you created any piece of content that is really useful and has considerable value? It’s the kind of content that you ...

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Top Tips for Using LinkedIn and Twitter for Promotion

We regularly get asked what the top tips for using social media for business and promotion are, so we thought we’d give you a flavour of the tips we share in our workshops, but also it’s a prompt for you to clean up those profiles, and update your info from last year!

 

Top LinkedIn Tips

So, most of you might have a profile, but you don’t feel you’re really “using it”? Here’s some tips that will help maximise your profile, and gets some conversations started!

 

  • Smiley Professional Photo of you
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(Boosting your Brand with Visual Marketing - DigiEnable Workshop at #SMConf2016

First off, thanks for your interest in DigiEnable! 

If you came to our workshop at The Social Media Conference 2016 in Manchester, we hope you enjoyed it, and hopefully this page will serve as a reminder of the things we'd recommend with visual marketing and the links to the sites and apps. 

For those of you who couldn't make it it'll hopefully serve as a taster of the workshop and the topics we talked about.

If you need any further info, just email us at Info@DigiEnable.co.uk

Session Plan

•How visual marketing is a great eng...
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How to Use Instagram for Your “Boring” Business

If you have quite an artistic business (like if you are involved in fashion or you belong to the food industry), Instagram is the perfect social media site to use because you can easily entice people with beautiful images of your products. But what if your business is a “boring” one — your products are quite neutral and minimally striking, image-wise?

I should say that I consider DigiEnable to be one of those businesses, outside of photos of happy smiley people on one of our training courses, pictures of us sat at computers developing content just doesn’t appeal to that m...

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Which Social Media Sites Should Your Business Be On?

There is no question your business should be on social media. The popularity of the platform has exploded in the past several years that it has become part and parcel of life—in and out of the virtual world. The only thing you need to decide on is which social media network to join because not all sites will matter to your business.

The key is to maximise your energy and, in the process, not waste your efforts on any site that will not deliver results. You need to know where your audience is active and where they are searching. To get you started, here are just some of the more ...

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7 Great Tools For Managing Your Social Media

It would be difficult to imagine how any business today would be able to remain competitive and relevant within their industry without harnessing the benefits of social media. Ask anyone you come across today — man or woman, child or adult, student or employee, CEO or small business owner — and you will have a hard time finding someone who hasn't signed up for at least one social media platform, or who does not know what they are or how they work.

And companies count on this fact to work to their advantage, as it is deemed a necessity for businesses and organisations today to ...

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