Hi I’m Julie, the latest member of the YCD team. Most of you won’t have met me yet but if you follow us on Social Media we might have had a chat without you knowing! I joined the team as the Social Media and Advertising executive, or as we like to put it the ‘Social […]read more
We know that prioritising Social Media can be difficult for small business who don’t have the time, knowledge or resources, so, once a month we’ll be posting a round-up of key events and trends to help you up your Social Media game. There’s a lot to post about in March but don’t worry, you don’t need to post […]read more
As you may have noticed we’ve been running our own competition recently, with our primary promotion being through Facebook and Twitter. Running a social media competition isn’t as easy as just posting on your page, however. There are a number of rules and guidelines which vary platform to platform about what you can and can’t […]read more
As January comes to a close, New Years Resolutions are thrown out of the window and our bank accounts recover from Christmas, we need to focus on how we want to move forward for the year and what better way to start than by looking at our Social Media Content.read more
Hashtags (#) are the platforms way of categorizing and grouping information. By using a hashtag in your post you make it discoverable so that anyone who shares an interest in the topic can find and interact with you. Hashtags are an essential part of social media marketing but they are so often used incorrectly, resulting in messy looking posts and even a drop in engagement. So to help you, we’ve created a list of our essential Do’s and Don’ts of using hashtags –read more
The key to great looking social media is having a well thought out and structured plan. Your plan doesn’t need to be set in stone but having a guide will help you plan your time effectively so you don’t find yourself overwhelmed. A good start to your plan is to create a post pattern. The […]read more
This blog post was originally written back in March to make you all aware of the rules and regs around carrying out a Facebook compeititon. We are currently running a new competition to win a brand new Wordpress website – if haven’t already done so, then take a look and enter. On creating the competition we revisited the Facebook rules to discover some changes.
And, the chances are you are still far too busy to check up on the latest guidelines laid out by Facebook yourself, so we have up to date info here.read more