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  • Christmas lunch is over, the fire is crackling merrily, the Queen’s speech is on and you think you had better tweet because you haven’t all day. Stop. Put the laptop down. Enjoy Christmas. We all need a break and that includes from social media. You don’t want to be worrying about what’s happening online when […] The post How to Take a Break from Social Media this Christmas appeared first on Shake...

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  • Not only is social media a way to connect with friends and family online, but it is also a place to improve your career options by connecting with potential employers and professionals. You can use it to network, search for job opportunities, and build a professional online presence.  According to online employment site CareerBuilder, 70 […] The post Using Social Media to Improve Career Options – ...

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  • The latest news from the social media giant is that Facebook Messenger will soon be coming to businesses’ own websites. The new customer chat plugin will allow customers to talk directly with businesses on their websites using Messenger, and continue those conversations across web, mobile and tablet devices. If you don’t already offer customer support on your website the […] The post Facebook Mess...

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  • If you create email marketing content, it can be puzzling why some emails get high open rates and engagement and others don’t. With Christmas coming up and competition for attention at fever pitch, it seems a good time to share some tips on how to create email marketing which gets a great response. 1. Keep it Short People are […] The post Top Tips for Creating Great Email Marketing Campaigns appea...

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  • Less than a week away, this year’s Black Friday is full of promises for all and is expected to be bigger than ever. So big that last year Amazon (who else!) opened the race to the deal two weeks in advance. Followed by a few other giants, including Morrisons and eBay, that couldn’t keep their […] The post 7 Tips on How to Boost Sales This Black Friday appeared first on Shake Social.

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  • Family involvement plays an important role in student success.  One way to increase involvement is by stimulating communication between school and home.  In the past, schools usually communicated with parents through notices and flyers.  While this method can still be useful, it is not necessarily the most effective way to reach parents in this digital […] The post How Schools can Engage Families ...

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  • Are you a Twitter user? Have you ever tried a live Twitter chat? They can be a great tool for individuals and businesses to learn more, engage with their community and to raise their profile: either by joining in or by creating their own. In this blog post we look at the most common Twitter chat questions. What is […] The post What are Twitter Live Chats? appeared first on Shake Social.

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  • Halloween is a fun time on social media and smart businesses are getting in on the act and using social media as a great way  to create interest, boost brand recognition, engage customers and increase sales. Here are some easy ideas on how you could get your business noticed this Halloween. Update your Social Media Banners […] The post 5 Easy Ideas to Boost Your Business this Halloween appeared fi...

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  • Twitter is a really powerful platform for businesses and organisations to reach new as well as existing customers. If you’re feeling frustrated with Twitter as a platform for your business it might be because you aren’t optimising your use. To help, here are some tips on how to improve the visibility of your business on Twitter […] The post Using Twitter to get Results appeared first on Shake Soci...

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  • If your audience are UK based and in their 20s-50s, I think we can safely assume that in the majority of cases Facebook is an essential marketing tool at your disposal when organising an event. So let’s take a look at your essential steps in using Facebook to help make your event a success. Set […] The post Make Your Facebook Events Work! appeared first on Shake Social.

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  • As 2017 dawned there was a lot of speculation around whether Twitter was reaching it’s twilight years, with#RIPTwitter trending online. We’ve also noticed recently, a lack of conviction amongst some new clients to commit to Twitter as a platform for their business. With other platforms like Instagram, Facebook and  Snapchat gaining ground, the question looms: is […] The post Is Twitter still Relev...

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  • Does your business have an email marketing list? The laws that surround how businesses can use and store data are about to change and there are big penalties for those who fail to comply, so it’s time to read up! The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will replace the outgoing Data Protection Act 1998. It brings […] The post How will GDPR effect email marketing? appeared first on Shake Soci...

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  • It is becoming more common for nurseries and pre-schools to have profiles on Pinterest and other social media sites.  Pinterest can be used for many purposes, from providing basic information for parents, to being an interactive medium designed to engage families and direct traffic back to a nursery’s website.  When done strategically, a Pinterest account […] The post A Guide to Pinterest for Nurs...

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  • Once again, this year Shake was pleased to be asked to help judge the Online and Social Media Award for Nursery World. The competition was tough but we’re delighted with the winners, Little Forest Folk, London, who showed real commitment to social media and were keen to develop and expand their usage to support their […] The post Nursery World Social Media Awards 2017 appeared first on Shake Socia...

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  • Changes are afoot in the Twittersphere! Twitter wants to give its users more characters to express themselves, which is why it made a big announcement this week: the character limit will now be upped to 280 characters. Although we’re used to the character limit of 140, we’ve all been in the position of trying to work […] The post Twitter Changes Character Limit to 280 appeared first on Shake Socia...

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  • Social Media is a great way for your business or organisation to build an audience around your brand. When it’s working well social media amplifies what you are doing, keeps your followers updated and engaged, builds up your reputation through endorsements and reviews, and gets people excited about your industry and offering. It’s also a brilliant […] The post Social Media Time Saving Tips for Bus...

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  • Recently Facebook launched a set of tools to help nonprofits raise funds on Facebook in the US. These tools are now being expanded internationally and charities in the UK can register. With millions of people connected to charity pages on Facebook, charitable giving tools are a powerful way to raise funds and awareness for your important […] The post Collect Donations on Facebook appeared first on...

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  • Facebook changes so quickly it can be hard to keep up – even if you use it for business every day! With that in mind, we thought it would be helpful to write a blog post running through some of the changes you might not have noticed, or been aware of. Below we’ll run through adding […] The post Useful Facebook Features for Businesses appeared first on Shake Social.

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  • Whatever you’re selling, whether it be a service or product, it’s generally the case that people do a fair bit of browsing before they decide to buy. The problem is that in the period between them viewing your website (along with a few competitor sites), going away and considering their  purchase, it may well be the […] The post How Facebook Remarketing can lead to Sales appeared first on Shake So...

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  • LinkedIn may be one of the oldest social networks, but it’s practically unrecognisable now from how it used to be. All networks change and evolve of course, but LinkedIn has been playing catch up a bit and finally seems to be rolling out some of the functionality we’ve become used to on the other networks. […] The post LinkedIn Changes: What You Need to Know appeared first on Shake Social.

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  • A long time ago, back in the days when Facebook first started allowing businesses to have their own page, it was possible to get by without using Facebook advertising. However, as time has gone on and online advertising has moved on with it, Facebook ad campaigns offer significant opportunities for brands to reach highly specific, […] The post 5 Tips to Running a Successful Facebook Ad Campaign ap...

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  • Children today are growing up in an online world, one where computers, tablets, smartphones, the internet, and social media are regular features of daily life. According to Ofcom, the UK communications regulator, 74% of 12-15 year olds who go online have a social media profile.  While some social media sites have age requirements, requiring users […] The post Managing Social Media for Children app...

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  • It is hard to imagine a world without social media.  According to the Office for National Statistics, 90% of households in Great Britain have internet access, and the number of people using internet for social networking continues to increase annually.  Teachers are a group of professionals that have greatly benefitted from using social media sites.  […] The post Social Media Tips for Teachers app...

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  • Despite all the tweaks and changes, the focus on video, on being live; Facebook is still a great place to share links. Whether it’s a how to guide, your latest blog post or 7 reasons why avocados make life better, sharing relevant and interesting web links with your Facebook fans can be a great way to […] The post Editing Links on Facebook appeared first on Shake Social.

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  • Following on from our blog post on the benefits of using online ticket sales platforms, in this post we’ll be tackling how to use social media to make your event a success. The focus of this post is on using social media before the event, to help spread the word and create a sell out. Create a Campaign Plan. Before […] The post How to use Social Media to make your Event a Success! appeared first o...

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  • Do you run events for your business, charity or organisation? Sometimes it can be a struggle making sure your event is well attended, so in this blog post I wanted to talk you through the benefits of using online ticket sales platforms to help sell out your event. If you don’t have ticket selling facilities on your website, it […] The post Using Online Ticket Sales Platforms to Help Sell Out Your ...

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  • In an effort to halt fake news and prevent misinformation, Facebook is gradually stopping the ability to edit previews attached to link posts. “By removing the ability to customize link metadata (i.e. headline, description, image) from all link sharing entry points on Facebook, we are eliminating a channel that has been abused to post false […] The post Important Changes to Link Previews on Facebo...

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  • Have you ever wished for a more targeted form of Instagram posting? A way, for instance, to share pictures with a select group of your friends or followers? If you’re screaming ‘yes’ right now then rest assured that Instagram has heard your voice and listened to its users trying to come up with hacks to […] The post Insta Favourites appeared first on Shake Social.

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