Digital Marketing

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

The Importance of Staying Social on Social Media

So you’ve landed yourself the role of a social media manager or social media marketer, perhaps without any concrete social media training or preparation?  It’s a common occurrence! So how do we promote our business on these platforms primarily used for connecting with friends? For...

Change: A World In Flux – My #CogsTalks @ The Hospital

Here’s the presentation I gave this week at The Hospital in London, showing my take on how the digital world is changing and why this constant change shouldn’t scare us but rather is an endless source of opportunity. Here’s the presentation I gave and below...

How Audience Personas Can Transform Your Digital Marketing

Often, we can get caught up with figures when trying to measure the success of our digital marketing efforts. How many followers, likes, or shares to name a few.  But here’s some food for thought - are we even preaching to the correct audience? How...

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...

Digital Marketing Courses – 5 Best Free Online Training Resources

The vast array of courses available online these days doesn't necessarily mean they’re quality, it can be difficult to discern between the good, the bad and the ugly. Here's a list of some of the best free digital marketing courses on the web to help...

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...

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...