It’s Happening.. Longer Tweets From 19th September!

It’s Happening.. Longer Tweets From 19th September!

Changes to Twitter that will see individuals and businesses able to create longer tweets will come into effect on 19 September, the company has confirmed. For many, the 140 character limit is a struggle – particularly when talking to more than one person at a time. But Twitter didn’t want to specifically extend the...

Social Media Lessons from the US Presidential Election: 7 Hashtags to Follow

Social Media Lessons from the US Presidential Election: 7 Hashtags to Follow

With the 2016 US presidential election inching closer, candidates are ramping up their social media efforts. While 2012 was considered the first social media election, its 2016 successor will likely blow it out of the water in terms of engagement and overall impact. Below are seven election-related hashtags to follow over the next few...

Blogging For Your Business

Blogging For Your Business

It’s All About The Brand When it comes to writing a blog you want to make sure that you stick to what people expect of your brand. If you know your brand is recognised for its friendly tone of voice and is accessible to your customers, then your blog also needs to do the...

Social Media Audiences for Small Businesses

Social Media Audiences for Small Businesses

Understand your audience If you don’t know who your audience is, it doesn’t matter what tools and apps you have in place. So, the first step is to define your target audience. Take your typical customers. • Are they male or female? • What age are they? Are they Millenials, Gen Xers or baby...

A Guide to Launching New Campaigns on Social Media

A Guide to Launching New Campaigns on Social Media

Top tips when launching a social media campaign: 1) Be authentic – not promotional Avoid appearing overly promotional, because it won’t appeal to consumers and definitely won’t engage them to follow you. Instead try to tie your content into current events or cultural moments that are of interest to your audience. Not only responding...

Jumping For Joy!

Jumping For Joy!

We’re really excited to have been a part of the Jump Xtreme Bolton website launch! After being involved with the project right from the start, developing the brand, website and other marketing collateral we can now finally celebrate it’s grand opening! From start to finish Give The Dog A Bone have worked closely with Jump Xtreme...