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Resources for today’s digital marketer. With tips and opinion on digital and social media marketing – from SEO and PPC to creative content marketing.

My Snapchat Masterclass at The Guardian’s Changing Media Summit

This session at The Guardian's tech-focussed conference took a deep dive into Snapchat's world. See and download the presentation.

Video: My 3 Tips For Brands To Be Heard Online

My top tips to get your brand heard online, in digital and social media, through smart marketing.

How the Instagram Algorithm Works in 2022 (and how to outsmart it)

Have you ever created a fantastic piece of content for your Instagram, only to have your ego bruised by little to zero engagement on the post? Unlike the Kylie Jenners of this world, we can't guarantee a thoughtless post on our feed will go...

5 Power Tips for Copywriting in Social Media

Woman sitting writing a social media post
Social media marketing is special. It’s unique because it is one of the few ways that marketers can accurately target populations based on their likelihood of wanting to buy specific products and services. Data published by Statista suggests that almost half of the world’s population...

7 Free Social Media Training Courses on the Web

Social media is more than just funny memes and cat videos. Today it's where consumers learn about, engage with and buy new products. Where they get to know brands, and develop loyalties that can last a lifetime. But so many businesses still lack the right...

Are Productivity Tools Helping Us To Procrastinate?

Do to-do apps, project management tools and the like really help productivity, or are they giving us yet another reason to indulge in useless busy-ness?

12 Most Creative Brands on TikTok: Examples and Ideas

As TikTok continues to take the social media world by storm, surpassing 1 billion monthly active users and now looking to take on video giant YouTube, we take a look at the brands using TikTok most creatively in their digital marketing. What is TikTok? TikTok has...

How To Have Great Ideas: The 4 ‘Rooms’ of Inspiration

Thanks to my business partner Chris, who basically insisted I read it, I’ve just finished ‘A Book About Innocent’, a frank and very readable account of how three guys started (and very nearly finished) Innocent Drinks, going from a van selling 24 smoothies at...

How To Create a ‘Welcome’ Landing Tab for New Facebook Pages

On 10th March 2011 Facebook will upgrade all pages for brands, companies and organisations to a new version of Pages, bringing the design in line with personal profiles which were upgraded in December 2010. For details about the changes read my last blog post...

Best Free Online Marketing Courses

Are you looking to improve your marketing skills? If so, you're in luck! There are lots of free online marketing courses available that can help you learn new techniques and strategies. In this blog post, we will list some of the best free online...