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by Jo Shaer, on January 31, 2013

"I just don't get this Google Places. What's it all about?" "It's for people who travel a lot to show off where they've been..." This was an exchange I saw …

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Topics:Local Social Media OptimisationGoogle Places

by Jo Shaer, on January 30, 2013

'Jo, I don't think my Google Ads are showing - I've been checking and I can't see them coming up in the Sponsored Links' I've had a couple of clients …

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Topics:why cant I see my adwords adwhy is my ad not showingadwords previewadwords trainingsponsored linkssponsored links on googlegoogle sponsored linksGoogle Adwords

by Jo Shaer, on January 29, 2013

I got a call from a friend recently asking me "Jo, why don't I have a search bar on my Facebok Page?" I asked them to make me an Admin …

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Topics:FacebookLocal Business Marketing

by Jo Shaer, on January 27, 2013

You could also do this at the same time as moving both your contacts and your music. First you need to ensure that you have made a back up of …

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Topics:move iphone photos and videos to galaxy s3iphone imagesMobile Phones

by Jo Shaer, on January 25, 2013

With thanks to Paul of Pauls Studio for enlightening me - because I had not noticed! Call myself a Social Media Manager, tsk... :) Find Your Most Popular Post If …

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Topics:Facebookmost popular post on facebook pageLocal Business Marketing

by Jo Shaer, on January 24, 2013

It's a question to which many people require the answer - stopping the status updates of one friend. There's always one who is a bit lary - not sure how …

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Topics:Facebook

by Jo Shaer, on January 23, 2013

You're on the home straight to moving from iTunes to Android but how to retrieve your previous music - especially items that you have paid to download from the iTunes …

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Topics:transfer music from iphonetransfer music to samsung galaxy s3Mobile Phonesget music off iphonecopy music from iphone

by Jo Shaer, on January 21, 2013

I know it may seem like a silly question but, working on my laptop, my screen suddenly decided to change its orientation from horizontal to vertical so that I had …

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Topics:Webmistress Hostingrotate screen in windows 7Women and Small Business

by Jo Shaer, on January 20, 2013

We redesigned a client's website and moved it to our own hosting with the lovely TSO Host yesterday but then got a nasty shock when we realised that the Privacy …

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Topics:Web DesignWordpress Tutorials

by Jo Shaer, on January 19, 2013

LEAD GEN SLIDE STAT SLIDE It's Facebook page I'm interested in. My friend is going to do a website, but said he couldn't do the domain bit I think it …

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Topics:Local Business Marketing

by Jo Shaer, on January 19, 2013

I needed to cancel a letter.ly subscription via Amazon Payments but it took me a while to work out how to do it. First, yu need to log into your …

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Topics:Webmistress HostingWomen and Small Business

by Jo Shaer, on January 18, 2013

Promote Page Posts should not be confused with Promoted Posts. In a rather confusing move, Facebook now has a separate option to promote posts on Business Pages for those businesses …

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Topics:FacebookLocal Business Marketing

by Jo Shaer, on January 17, 2013

Social Media Examiner have compiled a list of their top ten small business Facebook Pages. See the list here It was interesting to note that not one of the winning …

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Topics:FacebookLocal Social Media OptimisationLocal Business Marketing

by Jo Shaer, on January 16, 2013

Whilst they are still not addressing the problem of businesses using personal profiles to promote themselves, Facebook are making it easier for individuals to report pages that have issues - …

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Topics:Facebookreport a facebook business pagereport a facebook personal profile

by Jo Shaer, on January 15, 2013

UPDATE: You can also use the Easy Phone Sync app and get your contacts, photos, videos and notes at the same time. Or the Bump app to transfer contacts and …

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Topics:iPhone 4transfer contactsMobile PhonesSamsung Galaxy S3

by Jo Shaer, on January 14, 2013

At my recent workshop, I mentioned the hideous Facebook Couples Pages. These suddenly appeared on Facebook in November for all those people who had completed the section in their personal …

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Topics:Facebookfacebook couples pagesremove facebook friendship pagesfacebook friendship pages

by Jo Shaer, on January 13, 2013

After losing all my contacts in a previous software upgrade on my iPhone 4 and then seeing the instruction to back up before syncing iPhone contacts with Google Contacts prior …

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Topics:iPhone 4Mobile Phones

by Jo Shaer, on January 12, 2013

I have finally taken the plunge and bought a new Samsung Galaxy SIII to replace my hated iPhone 4. However, very few of the shops I questioned seemed to be …

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Topics:iPhone 4Mobile Phones

by Jo Shaer, on January 11, 2013

Facebook have updated their Promoted Posts feature several times over the last couple of weeks and now you are able to promote posts both on your personal profile and on …

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Topics:FacebookLocal Business Marketingfacebook promoted posts

by Jo Shaer, on January 10, 2013

I've been enjoying Hilary Devey's programme on BBC2 about Women At The Top. Whilst providing half of Britain's workforce, business is still dominated by the men in grey suits and …

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Topics:women in business

by Jo Shaer, on January 7, 2013

"Business Is Simple, It's The People Who Make It Complicated" Theo Paphites on Dragons Den Theo summed it up in one simple sentence in a recent episode of Dragons Den …

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Topics:Small BusinessLocal Business Marketing

by Jo Shaer, on January 4, 2013

I don't do IT Support so I don't need to log into customers' computers. But what I do need is to be able to log into my own home computer …

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Topics:remote access your computerWebmistress Hosting

by Jo Shaer, on January 3, 2013

So, this morning, I wanted to access a screenshot I had just taken but discovered that the camera roll had suddenly become obscured by the Album tab on my iPhone …

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Topics:iPhone 4Mobile Phones

by Jo Shaer, on January 1, 2013

Because it was a news story over the holiday period meant that I didn't get a chance to comment on the NBC Today Show/Randi Zuckerberg Facebook furore at the time …

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Topics:Facebooksocial media

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