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by Jo Shaer, on March 31, 2013

And so, having spotted it briefly at the end of last week, it finally launched this afternoon on Saturday 30 March 2013. You will see Timeline, About, Friends, Photos, More …

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Topics:Facebook

by Jo Shaer, on March 30, 2013

Whilst I've had enquiries from several wedding photographers, Essex based Paul Fowler, ABIPP, of Pauls Studio in Southend is the one I work with. He takes the time to listen …

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Topics:Local Business Marketing

by Jo Shaer, on March 30, 2013

I have just accepted Facebook's invitation to activate their Reply links feature on my business page. At first, I was not inclined to accept as the tales circulating the internet …

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by Jo Shaer, on March 29, 2013

"Is it very hard to add your blog to your Facebook page????? Was reading that a lot of people have done it. Just wondered if it was a technical job …

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Topics:FacebookLocal Business Marketing

by Jo Shaer, on March 28, 2013

Further to my post yesterday about Mobile Phone Use and Social Media, it was alarming to see this news report from the States. I don't think many of us realised …

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Topics:social mediaMobile MarketingMobile Phonesinternet-safety-for-kids

by Jo Shaer, on March 27, 2013

How do I give someone access to my Facebook advertising account Working with clients in the past, I have always had them pay me the PPC money so that I …

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Topics:FacebookSocial Media For BusinessLocal Business Marketing

by Jo Shaer, on March 26, 2013

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by Jo Shaer, on March 25, 2013

In February 2013, Google announced that it was making changes to its Adwords platform to simplify mobile ad campaign management. There were now two levels of Adwords campaign - the …

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by Jo Shaer, on March 24, 2013

UPDATE: JULY 2013 And a few weeks later, they changed the rules yet again. These days you are allowed to put calls to action like 20% off or call us …

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Topics:Facebook

by Jo Shaer, on March 23, 2013

This is what I see on Friday night March 22nd at the very top of my business page. I can't seem to access the regular dashboard controls. It could mean …

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Topics:Facebook

by Jo Shaer, on March 22, 2013

If you are a service based business where customers cannot just walk off the street into your office, then Google Places/Plus rules state that you should have your address hidden …

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by Jo Shaer, on March 20, 2013

I met a lady who had recently become a widow at a very young age and we got to talking about a Facebook Memorial Page for her husband. She told …

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by Jo Shaer, on March 19, 2013

Great article in this month's Waitrose magazine - which I got free with my new loyalty card - on successful business women in Food. The five women featured are: Mary …

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Topics:women in business

by Jo Shaer, on March 17, 2013

by Jo Shaer, on March 17, 2013

Yes, it is against Facebook's Terms Of Service to have more than one log in to Facebook. So, if you have two personal profiles or a personal profile and a …

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by Jo Shaer, on March 15, 2013

AUGUST 2013 UPDATE: Facebook have changed their competition rules. You can now run a competition on your business page timeline. People will be allowed to like or comment BUT NOT …

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Topics:Facebooksocial mediaLocal Business Marketing

by Jo Shaer, on March 14, 2013

I wrote about Google Wallet Phones in May 2011 - does anyone know if these are actually available in the UK yet? Has anyone actually used one? There does seem …

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Topics:Mobile Phones

by Jo Shaer, on March 13, 2013

The obviously hacked yahoo email messages started appearing last week. Most were from my friends but some came from people that I did not recognise. Some gave the name of …

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Topics:Email

by Jo Shaer, on March 12, 2013

Further to the problems at Zendesk where passwords for accounts with Twitter, Tumblr and Pinterest may have been compromised, here's how to change your Tumblr password. Change Tumblr Password Log …

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Topics:Twittersocial mediachange tumblr passwordPinterest

by Jo Shaer, on March 10, 2013

Further to my post about Lord McAlpine settling with the Twitter smallfry, it was interesting to see an article in the FSB magazine about internet smears and what can be …

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Topics:social mediainternet defamationLocal Business Marketing

by Jo Shaer, on March 8, 2013

So, we were all agog earlier this afternoon as Mark Zuckerberg unveiled the new timeline design in a big announcement - Goodbye Clutter! He told us that the focus of …

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Topics:Facebooknew facebook timeline 2013Local Business Marketing

by Jo Shaer, on March 7, 2013

Further to our post on Mobile Text Marketing, I found this infographic about text message spam. Personal Text Marketing Spam It was quite timely since I have received three messages …

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Topics:Mobile MarketingMobile PhonesMobile Text Message Spam

by Jo Shaer, on March 5, 2013

We often hear about security issues with overusing the same password or simply employing hopeless ones. So if this is you, it's change Pinterest password time! Thankfully, it's a simple …

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Topics:Pinterestchange pinterest password

by Jo Shaer, on March 4, 2013

One of the questions we always get asked is about how to use Facebook for business. Well, first of all you need to set about creating your Facebook Page. To …

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Topics:Facebookhow to use facebook for businesshow to use facebookfacebook marketing tipsLocal Business Marketing

by Jo Shaer, on March 3, 2013

There is nothing worse than going into one of your Wordpress blogs and discovering that you have 10,000 pending comments! The spammers have found you. That's what happened to me …

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Topics:Webmistress Hostingdelete pending commentsWeb DesignWordpress Tutorials

by Jo Shaer, on March 1, 2013

“Educate a boy, and you educate a man. Educate a girl and you educate a family.” Adelaide Hoodless (1857-1910) - Canadian social activist and founder of the Women’s Institutes Plan …

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Topics:social mediawomen in businessWomen and Small Business

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