Since launching in 2015, Facebook Live has become an excellent feature for businesses of all sizes. In recent years, Facebook Live has well and truly exploded, with a range of businesses using the tool to “jump on” Facebook and share news, updates and exciting announcements with their audience and customers. Read more
In this blog, we are going to outline the basics of Facebook ads and Facebook Ads Manager. If you use Facebook for your business (and you really should), Facebook Ads Manager can be an incredibly useful tool. Read more
Facebook is in the process of rolling out a new user interface but it appears the users really do hate what they’ve done. And it’s not just grumblings, for a lot of users, this appears to be the last straw, with many of them threatening to completely leave Facebook for good. Read more
Over the last hundred years, politicians have been wading into economics and breaking up businesses that have become too big – by becoming monopolies – and lots of laws, regulations and policies have been devised around this. But we’ve entered a new era and in that era, the popular board game we all play once every couple of years wouldn’t be called Monolopy, it would be called Monopsony. Read more
When you search for something on Google, hands up who clicks on the sponsored links at the top of the page? No, me neither, so why don’t people click on sponsored ads in Google? Read more
Well done, you’ve created your website, had a celebratory pint of gin and are just about to start processing those orders…wait, hang on, there are no orders coming in! In fact, nobody is even visiting your website! This is not like in the movies at all!
Don’t panic, here at Grow Traffic we will show you some easy ways to grow traffic to your website. Read more
Social media. It’s a rum old thing, ain’t it?!
It seems that every day there’s a new platform introduced, one bought out by someone else, one dropping off the radar.
Just as soon as you’ve got your head around one social media platform, it turns out that its no longer down wiv da kids, and they’ve all moved somewhere else anyway. There’s just you and your Nan left, liking each other’s cat videos.
Or, at least, as a thirty-something with a nine year old son, that’s how I feel! I’ve no sooner figured out one social media channel he’s using, and he’s lost interest in that one and has moved on to something completely new.Read more
When 2018 began, the total number of social media users in the United Kingdom (UK) reached over 39 million users, with estimates going up to 42 million users. Breaking it down by platform, this translates to:
- 76% on Facebook
- 43% on Twitter
- 39% on Instagram
- 24% on LinkedIn
- 27% on Pinterest
That’s a lot when you consider that, at the end of 2016, the population reached a record-high of 65.6 million. Read more
SEO and social media marketing are closely linked strategies, both aimed at attracting visitors to your website through organic means. Most social marketers will know that to do well on social media platforms requires a strong brand presence and high-quality content, which by coincidence, is also a great boon for your SEO. By putting effort into both, you can hope to simultaneously increase organic search rankings and maximise social reach for your small business. Listed here are some pointers that will help you to enjoy the best of both worlds.