The latest figures released by globalwebindex have shown that Google+ is now the second most popular Social Media platform. It grew by 27% over the last quarter of 2012 and has now over taken YouTube with 343 million active users! What does this mean? Well it means you can’t afford
We’re sure you’re aware that people are inclined to share content they find useful. We’re all familiar with the web based sharing and we do it every day. But did you know you can do the same with a document you’ve created and loaded on your website? Ebooks and fact
Did you know that colours have the power to change the way customers interact with your brand? Choosing the right corporate colours can help you reach your chosen market. To help you, we’ve put together a comprehensive guide on colours and their various meanings! Download your free ebook here!
There’s no running away from Google+. Like it or not, it’s here to stay and with Google taking your activity on Google+ into account in their search results, every business should be on it! It’s not the easiest of platforms to use but we’ve put together a quick guide which
A virtual address is an address that sole traders, companies and charities use to receive their mail if they don’t have their own dedicated offices or premises. The staff at the virtual office will take delivery of the mail, sign for parcels or registered post then forward them on to
Well, you’re not the only one! I’m sure the following will sound familiar: You, at your desk, drafting an important proposal which needs to reach a client before a certain time, when the phone rings. You’re in full flow with your drafting but you stop and pick it up. It
Who can build the tallest tower with those tools? And why does the least expected group always wins? Tom Wujec explains the “marshmallow issue” and also shows that adding an Executive Assistant can highly increase your performance. As Virtual Assistants, we offer facilitation skills that others may not possess. We’re
Happy New Year to all our readers! To celebrate, we are offering one of you the chance to win 3 months’ worth of our great Telephone Answering Service*, worth just under £150.00! Your calls will be answered by one of our highly trained Virtual Assistants with your company name and
In a previous post, I referred to Social Bookmarking as a way for you to share links across the internet and improve your SEO. What is Social Bookmarking? Social Bookmarking is a way of sharing interesting content you come across on the internet. We’ve all emailed a link to a
Until earlier this evening, neither had I! Now we all know about PPC and what it can do for some businesses. I’m not a fan of PPC for various reasons but I won’t bore you with those. My main issue with it is that it’s often expensive and the returns
Every business with a blog needs to ensure that their blog posts are well written, attractive and free of errors. Keeping a blog is great to increase web traffic, it helps with organic SEO and lets you show off your expertise in your field. Maintaining a blog is also very
I’d like to share with you a little story…I tried booking cinema tickets over the phone, yesterday. I don’t think I can recall a more frustrating experience… The “conversation” (although I’m not sure talking to a machine fits within the conversation remit) went a bit like this: – ” Which
As Virtual Assistants, we undertake all sorts of tasks for our clients and we often rely on various tools to assist us. Here are our top 10 favorite ones of the year. Doodle: Scheduling meetings, dinners and events can be a nightmare. Emails flying left, right and center and still
When our very own Gaëlle, Office Manager for Keepoint, discovered a reoccurring problem for the varied start-up companies that approached us to be their virtual office and assist them to build a bright future, she thought about a solution – #Merseybiz. At the upcoming E3 Business Awards, Merseybiz has been
Did you know you could add your own personalised tab in any Office 2010 programme? By doing this, you’ll be able to quickly access any commands you often use. Here’s how to do this: Right-Click anywhere on the ribbon and select Customise the Ribbon At the bottom right-hand side, click
Our last Social Media platform in the spotlight is Google +. We can all say, it’s the one channel no one is sure of… Most of us still can’t use it properly despite trying our hardest! One thing which we can count on is for Google to try to force
Part 4 brings you the latest kid on the block, Pinterest! It’s taken Social Media by storm and with the new Business Accounts could grow even faster in 2013!
Been taking pictures of your lunch lately? Instagram seems to be picking up speed and giving the other Social Media sites, a run for their money. Enjoy part 3!
The second of our 5 parts series on Social Media in 2012 looks at Twitter and how this little bird has grown!
This week, every day, we’ll be looking at the way Social Media has changed in 2012. We’re starting with Facebook and some weird and wonderful stats which may surprise you.