The 7 Lessons I Learnt On The Way To 600 000 Followers

When I first became involved with social media seven years ago, I was lost. I knew I needed to be there, though, because something significant was happening in the world of marketing. I could see that traditional advertising and public relations efforts were not going…

High Street vs The Internet – Follow The Money

How The Internet Defeated The High Street I don't know about you, but it's been years since I regularly purchased paper newspapers and magazines. I read magazines online. News is available immediately on the Internet. The days when homes had neatly stacked rows of Encyclopaedias…

What Customers Hate About Your Brand In Social Media

Why Writing Skills Matter On Social Media Disruptive Communications asked more than 1 000 consumers in the UK what was most likely to damage their opinion of a brand that uses social media. They discovered that poor spelling and grammar were the biggest turn-off. The…
Rules for good netiquette

20 Basic Rules For Good Netiquette

Writers Write is a resource for writers. We’ve shared this infographic on rules for good netiquette to help you navigate the internet. Your behaviour on social media has an effect on your digital community. Our rule at Writers Write is that you should never say…

74 Attention-Grabbing Blog Post Title Templates

The secret to being successful with social media is blogging. If you do not have a blog that you update regularly (we suggest at least three times a week), your social media efforts will have no effect on your audience. You need to post regularly…

Who’s Been Using Your Network?

Who Uses Social Media? Social media users increased from 2 billion to 3 billion users in 2014.  The average social media user spends 2 hours and 25 minutes per day using social networks and microblogs. (This average is higher in South Africa.) One of the…
Social Media Manners: 21 Social Media Don'ts

Social Media Manners: 21 Social Media Don’ts

You need to look after your image as you make friends on the internet, so it may be a good idea to mind your social media manners. Remember that social media is all about your customers. It is not an advertising platform. It is not…

Social Media Is About Adding Value – Not Self-Promotion

Social Media in business is not simply about promoting your brand or your company. It is about improving the lives of your followers. It should be used to share useful, entertaining information. If you want your followers to consider doing business with you, your posts…