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Author Archives : Steve Jones

Top Christmas Gifts For Social Media Addicts

On December 8, 2015, Posted by , In Social Media, By , , With No Comments

Christmas is coming! What are you going to get for that social media marketeer who has everything? We’ve assembled some great (and perhaps some not so great) gift ideas which every social media enthusiast will love. Facebook ‘Like’ Oven Gloves Can’t get enough of Facebook? We’re sure you will ‘Like’ these…

So you want to be on ‘all’ Social Media?

On November 16, 2015, Posted by , In Social Media, By , With No Comments

I was speaking to someone earlier this week who told me they ‘needed’ to be on every major social media platform – LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, the lot! It all sounds so easy; after all anyone can set up a new account on any of the major social media platforms…

Challenges with social media consistency ………..& rugby

On September 30, 2015, Posted by , In Social Media, By ,,, , With No Comments

With more and more people and organisations dipping their toes into the murky world of ‘Social Media’, I just wanted to comment on the need for consistency – which with the Rugby World Cup taking place at the moment, got me thinking about the synergy with refereeing rugby union games!…

How to Improve Your LinkedIn Messages

On July 6, 2015, Posted by , In Lead Generation Advice, With No Comments

If you’ve spent any time on LinkedIn, I’m sure at some point you’ve received unwanted ‘sales pitch’ messages from other LinkedIn users. Many of them launch straight into sales speak, telling you all about them and their business – Yawn! First contact on LinkedIn has to be about enquiring, not…

What is Social Selling?

On June 3, 2015, Posted by , In Social Selling, With No Comments

There is a great deal of noise at the moment around ‘social selling’, but what is it and why is it important for every sales person to understand and use? Social selling isn’t new. Nope sorry folks, we’ve been doing this ever since the first market stall was established, millennia…

Lead Generation – Thinking Outside The Email Box

On March 12, 2015, Posted by , In Lead Generation Advice, With 2 Comments

Email marketing has long been seen as the primary outreach for all businesses. After all it offers a low cost, broad-reach platform to message out to your prospects and customers. However, with over 100 billion emails sent every day, it’s becoming harder to be noticed. We understand and agree that many…

How LinkedIn InMail Changes Will Affect You

On December 19, 2014, Posted by , In Lead Generation Advice,LinkedIn, With No Comments

LinkedIn have recently announced that the way in which InMails are used will change from 1st January 2015.  A detailed breakdown of all the changes can be found at the end of this post, but for now we’ve tried to summarise the important changes below: Starting in January 2015, any…

How To Have A Successful Exhibition

On November 28, 2014, Posted by , In Lead Generation Advice, With No Comments

I was speaking to an exhibition stand builder earlier today who told me the sad story of a business that had a great stand but still wasted tens of thousands of pounds on the exhibition, due to poor preparation and follow up. So you’ve made the decision to exhibit…..great. Now…