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by Jo Shaer, on November 30, 2013

I wrote about why using photographs on your blog or website can be a bad idea here. Today I learned a great trick that will help you to find out …

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Topics:Web Design

by Jo Shaer, on November 30, 2013

Show Facebook updates in news feedAs we know, Facebook's algorithm ensures that only a limited number of your posts will be seen by your fans. Unless you pay to promote …

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Topics:Facebook

by Jo Shaer, on November 29, 2013

The Liverpool Victoria have released some great stats about micro business owners. There are 1.7 million 'one-man-bands' operating in the UK One in twenty (5%) of these are turning over …

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Topics:Small Business

by Jo Shaer, on November 28, 2013

This is why it is always a good idea to set up your LinkedIn profile so that you have both a personal email address and a Company domain-based one listed …

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Topics:LinkedIn

by Jo Shaer, on November 27, 2013

See who has viewed my LinkedIn profile Can you tell me how I can see who has viewed my Linkedin profile and who they are ? It is saying that …

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Topics:LinkedIn

by Jo Shaer, on November 26, 2013

facebook logout Here are five times that you might want to use the Facebook logout feature. Facebook Logout 1. Logout of Facebook when you share a computer with other people …

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Topics:Facebook

by Jo Shaer, on November 25, 2013

I was asked by a local secondary school to give my social media workshop to their year 12 and 13 students who are doing a business studies course. They were …

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Topics:social mediaLocal Business Marketing

by Jo Shaer, on November 24, 2013

Great advice about using your PC for long hours in the office from Jo Larner, my favourite Osteopath at 4 Seasons Complementary Therapies 1. □ Remember to take care when …

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Topics:Small Business

by Jo Shaer, on November 23, 2013

great blog titles infographicGreat infographic on blogging titles that get you noticed. Could your business benefit from a blogging strategy using keywords to get noticed? …

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Topics:Local Business Marketing

by Jo Shaer, on November 21, 2013

Using LinkedIn for Marketing - incomplete profile connectionsI've been training people how to use LinkedIn for business for some time now. I've also been on various courses and listened to …

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Topics:LinkedIn

by Jo Shaer, on November 21, 2013

More Changes at Facebook and this time for Events! Read more about Using Facebook Events in 2013 I had a call from a client who was struggling to get their …

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Topics:Facebook

by Jo Shaer, on November 20, 2013

Is your LinkedIn Company page safe? Great article from Lighter HR Solutions about some potential problems with the ownership of contacts and properties held on social media sites. Why creating …

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Topics:LinkedInLocal Business Marketing

by Jo Shaer, on November 19, 2013

Facebook Interest Lists are a great way of organising the pages that provide you with valuable information on a particular subject. Add Pages You Have Liked To Facebook Interest Lists …

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Topics:FacebookLocal Business Marketing

by Jo Shaer, on November 18, 2013

November Update: And it's all change again at Facebook if you want to merge duplicate Facebook pages together. Thanks, as ever, to my friend Shawn of Interactabel Social Media for …

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Topics:Facebook

by Jo Shaer, on November 17, 2013

Blog writing tips infographicGreat infographic showing blog writing tips that can get your business noticed in the 90 seconds that visitors will stay on your website. Find out if your …

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Topics:Local Business Marketing

by Jo Shaer, on November 15, 2013

How to Highlight Recent posts by others on Facebook April 2014: If your Facebook page has been upgraded, you will no longer be able to highlight Recent Posts By Others …

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Topics:FacebookLocal Business Marketing

by Jo Shaer, on November 14, 2013

I don't think there are many of us who haven't received a message from a friend's gmail or hotmail account that has been hijacked or hacked. Somehow these individuals manage …

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by Jo Shaer, on November 14, 2013

How do I join Facebook? Many of the people who attend our workshops don't know how to create a Facebook account. So, here's what you need to do to join …

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Topics:Facebook

by Jo Shaer, on November 13, 2013

UPDATED FOR DECEMBER 2014 The Facebook Review tab is here to stay underneath the cover image at the top of the page for those businesses who have chosen the Local …

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Topics:FacebookLocal Business Marketing

by Jo Shaer, on November 11, 2013

Facebook Review Pop Up Effective use of your Facebook Reviews is very important to the success of your business page. A happy customer clicks on the Review button under your …

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Topics:FacebookLocal Business Marketing

by Jo Shaer, on November 10, 2013

Many LinkedIn users do not realise that it is possible to link to your LinkedIn Company Pagefrom your Personal Profile. It's an important thing to do because it allows your …

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Topics:LinkedIn

by Jo Shaer, on November 9, 2013

Here's what some of the ladies said about the LinkedIn Workshop we ran in Brentwood. This was done by embedding their tweeted thank yous. @JoShaer Great training session on LInkedin …

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Topics:LinkedInTwitter

by Jo Shaer, on November 8, 2013

For a few months now, we have been offering a service where we bring your website into your Facebook page using the tabs underneath the cover image. Suddenly, this week, …

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Topics:FacebookWebmistress Hosting

by Jo Shaer, on November 5, 2013

Last Tuesday, Twitter switched on previews of images. I've been having a few days away from the computer so the first time I realised was on Friday when I saw …

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Topics:Twitter

by Jo Shaer, on November 4, 2013

NOVEMBER 2013 UPDATE: If you are trying to log in but getting a 1000022 error which says there is a problem with your card, try using Internet Explorer as your …

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Topics:Small Business

by Jo Shaer, on November 4, 2013

Facebook's Review Tab is now here to stay but only for pages which have the Local Business category. Find out how to get the Facebook Reviews Tab and stars and …

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Topics:Facebook

by Jo Shaer, on November 3, 2013

In the run up to Christmas, it's vital that small businesses make the most of every opportunity that social media can offer. If you sell products that are very visual, …

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Topics:social mediaLocal Business Marketing

by Jo Shaer, on November 2, 2013

We had a call this week from a business in the West Midlands. They were unable to get their Google Places page to show for their main search term. And …

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Topics:GoogleGoogle Places

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