Crowdfunding and social media

Through Cotswolds Broadband I have been looking at crowdfunding as a means of raising a significant proportion of the initial capital required to operate a new rural broadband investment fund. When you are talking about generating upwards of £5 million overall, it’s important to get it right, otherwise the business could struggle. So we are […]

New Instagram Features Make it a Must-Have For Brands

As a mobile-only social media platform, the Instagram experience has always been fun but has had an ineloquent marketing voice. That is until Facebook bought the service earlier this year for $1Bn and now they have added greater integration across the two platforms, meaning marketers can really start to use Instagram effectively.  The new Photo […]

Facebook Pages and Profiles – What are the Differences?

Like every other social media consultant I get asked this one the whole time, so what are the differences and should you care? Let’s answer that with a question: What exactly is your brand using Facebook for? Generally the answer would be to market that brand’s products or services, for which the most desirable function is reach […]

Facebook Timeline for Brands

Since Facebook for brands was launched this week (in preview prior to switching them live on March 30th), I have been trialling the service for a number of clients. Here are my observations so far: Firstly it is a huge aesthetic enhancement to brands’ most potentially engaging social media platform. Existing content created at 520 […]

Latest Effective Social Media seminar

If you aren’t already actively engaging with more than 800 million Social Media users then you should attend my next two-hour ‘Effective Social Media’ seminar and learn how you can leverage LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and other social networks for your business, organisation or charity. The seminar aims to give attendees a solid foundation in […]

‘Effective Social Media’ Seminar

If you aren’t already actively engaging with more than 800 million Social Media users then you should attend my next two-hour ‘Effective Social Media’ seminar and learn how you can leverage LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and other social networks for your business, organisation or charity. The seminar aims to give attendees a solid foundation in […]

Should you try the new Facebook Timeline?

You may have heard in the press and elsewhere about all the latest features that Facebook is rolling out. Some were intended to compete head to head with Google+, which went public earlier this week, and some are still to arrive. If you want to see the latest feature called Facebook Timeline, you will have […]

Patricia Gilliam Interiors

Relaunching her interior design business in a new location in Salcombe on the south coast of Devon, Patricia Gilliam Interiors required a new corporate identity, literature and website. The result is a completely integrated branding approach for on and offline use, with a customised WordPress based website, business cards and brochures produced as a complete […]