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by Jo Shaer, on July 31, 2013

Last week Twitter erupted in scandal. It started when the Government announced that Elizabeth Fry, the sole female representative on British bank notes apart from The Queen, was to be …

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by Jo Shaer, on July 30, 2013

You post the perfect status update and people start to comment. And then you notice. You've said 'your' instead of you're! The embarrassment. And the frustration of not being able …

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by Jo Shaer, on July 29, 2013

hide posts on facebook updateJULY UPDATE Changes to the Hide Posts on Facebook function. As fast as I'm writing these, Facebook are making changes. Here is the new drop down …

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by Jo Shaer, on July 26, 2013

This is a summary of a research project recently carried out by Suzi West of Harley-West Marketing & Communications. It looks at Women in UK Businesses and the success factors …

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Topics:women in business

by Jo Shaer, on July 26, 2013

JULY 25 UPDATE - AND THEN PTAT REAPPEARED AGAIN - IT WAS A CODING ERROR http://www.insidefacebook.com/2013/07/24/facebook-hides-people-talking-about-this-metric-from-pages/ PTAT goes from Facebook The changes just keep on ramping up at Facebook. The …

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by Jo Shaer, on July 25, 2013

Now everyone who regularly works or trains with me knows that I am always banging on about the importance of using images to draw attention to your status updates on …

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Topics:Web Design

by Jo Shaer, on July 24, 2013

Me: Make sure you go to other Pages and comment as your business. It's a great way of getting your name out there. Client: I don't know how to do …

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by Jo Shaer, on July 23, 2013

stars in the UK for Google+Today on Google+ Local, there was great excitement here. I discovered that stars have now filtered through into the local listing section of the main …

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by Jo Shaer, on July 22, 2013

facebook activity logJo, How can I see what posts I've scheduled for the next few days? They're posting too close together All your scheduled posts are listed in your Facebook …

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by Jo Shaer, on July 20, 2013

My email is sending spam! One of my Yahoo accounts has now received a second failure message alerting me that a message I sent did not get delivered. Except that …

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by Jo Shaer, on July 19, 2013

5 star reviews back on Google+Thanks to Phil Rozek of Local Visibility System for pointing out that the familiar 5* system of reviews is on its way back. Goodbye to …

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Topics:GoogleGoogle Places

by Jo Shaer, on July 18, 2013

Back on 16 September, I was trying to place an online order for some Smilers personalised stamps from Royal Mail for a birthday party the following week. Unfortunately, the log-in …

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Topics:TwitterSocial Media For Businesscustomer service on twitter

by Jo Shaer, on July 17, 2013

About LinkedIn Job Search I was training a client today who is looking for work and he asked about LinkedIn Job Search. Now, previously I have only really thought about …

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by Jo Shaer, on July 16, 2013

A friend asked me recently if there was a way to change the auto generated text that appears in the display for a link in a Facebook status update. And, …

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by Jo Shaer, on July 15, 2013

UPDATED APRIL 2014 - Go here More behind the scenes changes for Facebook pages in July 2013. From the drop down menu at the top where it says Edit Page …

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by Jo Shaer, on July 11, 2013

I watched a very interesting webinar by Amy Porterfield, the author of Facebook Marketing for Dummies, recently where she listed her Dirty Dozen - the top 12 Mistakes that many …

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by Jo Shaer, on July 9, 2013

Sadly RSS Grafitti will be shutting up shop as from 1 May 2015. But we have found a new option - IFTTT. Here's our blog post on how to get …

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Topics:FacebookWordpress Tutorials

by Jo Shaer, on July 8, 2013

According to Visa at the recent FSB Conference, the real risk of fraud is substantially overstated. It is currently at an historic low of 4p per £100 spent online. It …

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Topics:Small Business

by Jo Shaer, on July 7, 2013

Less than one in ten small businesses currently run apprenticeship schemes. But in a Government commissioned report called Making Apprenticeships More Accessible by the Centre for Economics and Business Research, …

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by Jo Shaer, on July 6, 2013

wordpress delete all comments I spoke about how to delete pending comments from Wordpress a few months ago with my discovery of the aptly named Delete Pending Comments plugin. However, …

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by Jo Shaer, on July 5, 2013

why does it have google+ page on some businesses and not on my listing Zagat Score and Google+ Reviews Example 1 has a Score of 30/30. This is the old …

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Topics:GoogleGoogle Places

by Jo Shaer, on July 4, 2013

Retweets are great and one of the most valuable ways you can get yourself noticed on Twitter but many people are still not sure how to retweet. How To See …

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by Jo Shaer, on July 1, 2013

In a recent presentation, Mari Smith spoke about Passion Pages. These are Facebook Community Pages which have been set up by businesses/individuals around a particular passion or interest. They are …

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