7 Companies who Ace Social Media

Only seven days left in our countdown, Christmas is so close! Today we are talking about companies who know how to use social media to their advantage, so we have seven pop our favourites picked out and will be discussing what it is that makes them so great. 1. PureGym Giveaways, online Q&A’s, health and fitness articles… PureGym knows how to grab the attention of their audience. Though they do seem to mirror their content on Facebook and Twitter, the content types are constantly varied with information which they know will be of interest to their customers, and their response time is fairly quick! 2. Virgin Trains Virgin trains appear to be very friendly on their social media. Often Retweeting customer photos, travel information and fun goings on in the office! The twitter content is very frequent with live updates, whereas the Twitter is filled with promotions, adverts, events and competitions. 3. Nando’s Nando’s appears to...

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8 ways to get your Social Media Christmas Ready

T’is officially the season! The Christmas countdown has begun, which means if you haven’t set up your social media platforms for your business, you better get on it straight away! Don’t worry though, here at Digital Media Team, we have the masterplan to getting your business Christmas ready online! 1. Time for some new graphics You don’t have to design an entire new logo and completely rebrand yourself, but you can take your current graphics and give them a Christmas feel with some simple editing. A Santa hat here, a snowman there, get creative and see what you come up with! 2. Deals and Festive Services Does your business have any services which are could be cheaper for the Christmas period? Push it! Give people a reason to be excited by your services while they’re in the mood to spend. 3. What’s going on in the office? You’re not just a screen with information, behind what...

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9 Social Media Content Ideas

While coming up with ideas for our countdown to Christmas, we realised that it can be really hard to stay consistent! So we thought it might be handy to provide you with content ideas to use on your own social media! And with nine days left, it can only mean we have nine options for you. Behind The Scenes Keep your audience interested with your business by sharing photos of anything interesting that’s going on, and make them feel like they’re part of the fun! 2. Stats and Data Let people know the proof behind your success with infographics which include data for people to look at and learn from. 3. Random Tips Working in finance? Sharing weekly tips to help your audience control their finances is a great way to keep them interested. This can also be applied to many industries, from cafes with baking tips, to recruitment companies with job...

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10 Poundland Gift Ideas

The Christmas Countdown continues here at Digital Media Team! Today we thought we would do something a little bit less media related and something generally fun. Our Content writer, Lacey, has been sent to Poundland with £10 to see if you can actually find a worthy gift for a quid! Our gift guinea pigs, Damien, Kirsty and Ben, had the honour of unwrapping and giving us the verdict. We have three points of focus here: Is it work a quid, what would we rate it out of five (turkeys, it is Christmas after all), and who we would buy the gift for! 1. Asian Cooking (recipe book) It seems the first gift was an instant success! It was surprising to find such a huge gift at such a small cost. What was noticed, however, was the few typos in the book, which suggests why it was in Poundland in the first place. Still,...

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11 Tools for Social Media (12 days of Christmas Countdown)

Keeping on top of social media can be a challenge. From scheduling content to finding interesting things to share and keeping yourself interesting online, we know how tricky it can be to have everything at once. Fortunately, us at DMT are fantastic researchers when it comes to finding tools and hacks to keep yourself on top. So, in spirit of our Christmas countdown, we have put together a list of our highest recommended platforms to us. 1. If This Then That Looking to connect two services together through one function? IFTTT is the answer to your prayers. From posting a full image from Instagram to Twitter, to saving tagged photos on Facebook to dropbox, IFTTT makes your social usage easier to manage. http://ifttt.com 2. FeedReader Want to share the latest news before anyone else? Use FeedReader to set up RSS feeds from all your favourite websites and you’ll be constantly updated of the latest news!...

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12 Gifts for Social Media Geeks

We all know someone who’s obsessed with their social media, so this Christmas get them something they’ll truly appreciate by taking some inspiration from our geeky, social media wish list! 1. Don’t make me blog about this - Mug Looking for the perfect gift for your blogger buddy? Look no further than this pop art inspired mug! Shop here https://www.zazzle.co.uk/dont_make_me_blog_about_this_two_tone_mug-168280275978251681 2. Polaroid Mobile Printer ZINK Any loved ones obsessed with Instagram? Now they can print their photos anywhere in less than 60 seconds! Shop here http://bit.ly/2gtSNbA 3. Capture Your Style - Aimee Song Another one for the Instagram lovers, Aimee Song is famous for her instaphotography, and this year she came out with a book filled with guides and tips to making the most out of your Instagram account. Shop here https://www.amazon.co.uk/Capture-Your-Style-Transform-Instagram/dp/1419722158 4. Social Network Shower Curtain This one’s for the Facebook lovers! Make the bathroom a social room with this quirky shower curtain! Shop here https://www.amazon.co.uk/Spinning-Hat-SH01321-Network-Curtain/dp/B0077ATMAU 5. Pooch Selfie Know someone who’s...

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New Year, New Social Media

With 2017 on the way, the whole world will be talking about starting fresh. “New year, new me!” You’ll see at least five times on your Facebook and Twitter feed, and you might feel it’s a good opportunity for yourself. But what about your social media presence? Not just personal, maybe your business could do with a bit of a spruce up too. Digital Media team have put together the perfect guide for refreshing your presence in both areas. Personal Clear out your friends Okay, so you have over six hundred friends on your Facebook list, aren’t you popular!? But have a think… How many of those friends do you actually have contact with? Now is probably a good time to go through your list and see who it’s time to say goodbye to. Tagged Photos Chances are you’ve been tagged in photos which you’d rather not be in. This is the perfect opportunity to...

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