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What Do You Post On Social Media?

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Mike Turner

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Just a quick question for the people on this thread: do you feel that you would enter a competition for a personalised set of.. something? I'm trying to consider a way to get people interested, but at the moment I'm in the stage of wondering what I could actually do or make that would make people want it?

Perhaps something Christmas related for children? I could make stockings or something?
People definitely would. If it's something for kids then even better because people love getting their children personalised things for Christmas, it's a great idea, I think you should go for it.
 
Gemma Rowlands

Gemma Rowlands

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I would enter that competition, particularly if it's free. You'll find that some people enter contests for all kinds of things just because they're free so it is worth a try. I think people like quirky things at Christmas as well so if you can find something unique you'll be a success with it. Also the ones who don't win might want to have something anyway, and will therefore buy it from you regardless.
 
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Pete Brindle

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Just a note: I have seen quite a lot of photos go viral because they're being shared for competitions. Particularly those that are competing for hotel room getaways etc. But arts and craft items would go down very well too, I'm sure.
 
Gemma Rowlands

Gemma Rowlands

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Does anyone here advertise jobs on social media? I have been thinking about hiring another person for the business but I'm not sure whether I should try by doing that, or to advertise in the normal way, on jobs websites etc.

Do you think I'd be able to find genuine people using social media?
 
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Pete Brindle

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Does anyone here advertise jobs on social media? I have been thinking about hiring another person for the business but I'm not sure whether I should try by doing that, or to advertise in the normal way, on jobs websites etc.

Do you think I'd be able to find genuine people using social media?
We have hired an administrative post in the past, but the majority of people who we want to work with are already known to us, so there isn't really all that much need to advertise at all. I would say that it is worth a try though, and you could still interview them just as you would have done if they'd applied any other way.
 
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Mike Turner

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Does anyone here advertise jobs on social media? I have been thinking about hiring another person for the business but I'm not sure whether I should try by doing that, or to advertise in the normal way, on jobs websites etc.

Do you think I'd be able to find genuine people using social media?
You just have to prepare yourself for a lot of jokers 'applying'. If you're advertising on jobs websites then at least the only people who will be on there are those who are actually looking for jobs, whereas on social networking a lot more people will see it. But it should be quite easy to tell who's being serious and who isn't.
 
MapleTree

MapleTree

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I use social media quite a bit. If I'm on my business page, I only share things related to my business. On my personal facebook it's cute animals and funny memes, but when it comes to the business page I like to keep it strictly business.
 
Allegrif

Allegrif

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I use social media quite a bit. If I'm on my business page, I only share things related to my business. On my personal facebook it's cute animals and funny memes, but when it comes to the business page I like to keep it strictly business.
Sometimes the two have to be slightly intertwined I think. You have to remember that people don't go on Facebook for business - they go for pleasure. You have to appeal to that, hook them in, and then sell them your business.
 
olbond

olbond

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I post short but very cute videos. Many people do reposts, really!
 
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cruzo

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I would recommend good quality chocolate for adult and different kind of toys for kids
 
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Onslo

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For Scottish Businesses & Residents, there is an initiative to get people up skilled in Digital Skills.

Might be worthwhile looking at this NCFE Digital Marketing course which is free and fully funded by the Scottish Funding Council

www.digitalskillsscotland.co.uk

or contact me on [email protected]
 
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aishley

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It totally depends on your marketing strategy and your industry that what type of content you are going to post on your social media channels. Mostly, it is related to your business and sometimes it can be on any general topic.
 
Hoovyendy

Hoovyendy

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Everyone knows that using social media correctly can help to encourage customers. However, you can also do the wrong thing. Personally, I can't even keep count of the number of businesses who have lost my "like" or "follow" because they've started doing silly things for audience interaction, like..

"Click LIKE if you can see the A, only 1% of people can!!" Cue people feeling clever because they can see the huge A with all the other letters.

I don't use social media as much as I should, and this is something that I do hope to work on in the near future. But I was wondering what types of posts you share. Is it just to do with your business, or do you share other things as well?
Subscribers are the most important in promoting a business on instagram, but how to get them? It’s really easy. There are already excellent services for cheating on likes or comments, you can turn to them for help. For example, you order from https://igautolike.com/free-instagram-auto-likes 5000 subscribers, get likes as a gift and your business is gaining popularity, it works that way.
 
RochelleAlbino

RochelleAlbino

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I think you can post everything you want,but be sure that your post is not crossing the law
 

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