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Podcast Episode 38 -talking EthicalHour with Sian Conway

Sian Conway was working in corporate marketing for a cyber security software company. She took some time out to travel,  came across some artisan crafters in Cambodia which eventually led to a life-changing decistion to quit corporate start her own business.  Sian now runs a business based around ethical and sustainable living. Sian runs #EthicalHour […]

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How should your small business use social media?

How should your small business use social media? The simple fact is that your potential client or customer is using social media.  With approximately 40 million people in the UK having social media accounts, your business cannot afford to ignore social media. The main questions you want to consider are: What social media platform is […]

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Ten ways to improve your Facebook Page today

What are the benefits of using Facebook to market your business? There are over 1.2 billion users on Facebook.  That’s a whole lot of potential customers who are waiting to hear from you. You cannot get a more affordable way to market your business – on or offline. By using Facebook advertising, you can target […]

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Connecting Facebook groups to Pages

Do you have a Facebook business page?  Do you have a Facebook group?  Well now, you can join the two together officially.   If you don’t currently have either, then here’s why you should. Facebook business pages are a fantastic way to market your business on a budget.   Show your audience what your business […]

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Do It Digital UK Workshop – recorded live March 21, Belfast City Hall

I was delighted to have the opportunity to deliver a workshop for small businesses on the Do It DIgital UK big blue bus today.   The bus was parked out side of Belfast City Hall, and we had a great turn out of local business owners and entrepreneurs.   The whole video is about 45 […]

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Facebook Business Pages – the updates

Facebook Business Pages: The Updates Have you noticed the difference in Facebook pages?  Yes, they change all the time, but recently there have been some really big changes.   When you go to your business page, you can see three column – left hand side has tabs which can be personalised for your business, the […]

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How to create an image using Canva for social media

  Do you wonder how other people make those cool little images that seem to fit PERFECTLY into the social media post they have written?   Well, one of my favourite,  and possibly daily-used tool, on the internet, is Canva.   You find it at I use Canva to create images to go along […]

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Taking the first step

I listen to podcasts ALL the time… I find them inspirational, educational and I can fit them into my life – walking the dog, going for a run or driving in the car in between meetings and picking up the kids. I have abandoned the car radio.. (sorry Women’s Hour and Kerry McLean…) Today I […]

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How to set up and run your own Facebook Groups

Getting social with Facebook Groups If you have a personal account on Facebook (you know, the ones where your friends show off their holiday snaps, or take a picture of themselves drinking a cocktail on a Friday night) then you may have come across the phenomena of Facebook Groups. There are tonnes of Buy and […]