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Welcome to the Q Social Media June Newsletter, top tips for marketing online and upcoming events.

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Top Tips:

1) Save time with Hootsuite - social media dashboard application, post one message to 3 platforms in one go, i.e. Twitter, Facebook Page & LinkedIN. Saves logging in and out of each plaform to post your latest message.

2) Schedule Messages - out all day, got a great message that your online network connections could benefit from, but its home time. Then use Hootsuite to schedule the message to go out the next working day to Twitter, LinkedIN or Facebook Page or to all 3 platforms.

Check out our blog site!

Why it’s so important to have right strategy with social media – even the big boys can get it wrong - based on article by Mark Ritson in Marketing Week - Pepsi vis Coke - click here.

How we help

We've recently been tasked with helping a business increase their online presence via Google and Social Media tools. This week myself and Mark are going on site to the business to run a social media and search engine optimisation (SEO) audit. I'll be checking their existing social media setup, implementing quick fixes and producing a report with my recommendations. I'll then be working on these and providing the necessary training they require over the coming weeks.

Mark is checking how optimised their website is for Google and will be running through with their website guy as to what changes they could make to help optimise it. This with the long term view to try and gain page one presence on Google.

Business Network SW
If you're looking for a top networking event to attend then we highly recommend the Business Network SW. They host monthly events in Bristol, Exeter, Plymouth & Taunton. This month I'm hosting the seminar at the Taunton one on 22nd June, where I'm presenting on Intro to Internet & Social Media. A great chance to learn what are the Google Tools that can help get page one presence, what is Twitter, how to use LinkedIN to complement offline networking, what is a Facebook Page vs a Facebook Personal Profile. Click here for more details.


Other events I'm hosting:

13th Jun - Intro to Social Media Workshop at AME Solutions Training Cente in Exeter - full, next one 1st July

24th Jun - Intro to Social Media Workshop at AME Solutions Training Cente in London - almost full, not too late

28th Jun - Social Media Masterclasses in partnership with Talking Heads in Bristol - almost full, not too late

For further details on any of these events please reply back to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Latest Testimonial
I attended one of Chris's courses this week and it was excellent. We all dabble in Twitter etc but Chris's course, the materials and delivery really crystallised the subject to the point where all in the room felt empowered to put the training to good use. Thanks. Martin Killick Managing Director Devon Playways Ltd” May 14, 2011

If you would like further assistance with marketing online and using social media, please feel free to get in contact by replying to this email.



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