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CGC TW Roundup

Social Media Weekly Roundup – 13

New moves reported for Facebook, Instagram and Twitter this week with a real focus on advertising. Here’s our top 3 social media stories of the week!   Facebook trials option to add a resume Up until now LinkedIn has always been viewed as the ‘professional’ social media platform however that could all be set to…

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CGC Squires TW

An Interview with The Directors: Matthew Squires

In the first of our features with our directors, the onus falls on new arrival, Matthew Squires. Matthew recently joined Curtis Gabriel as our Operations Director, having previously played a pivotal role in helping lead and influence the marketing brand direction of the Benfield Motor Group in Newcastle Upon Tyne. Matthew took the time to…

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SOCIAL MEDIA FB

Social Media Weekly Roundup – 12

Some interesting updates for both Facebook and Twitter this week in our weekly roundup!   Keep track of tweets with Twitters new ‘Bookmarks’ feature   Up until now the main way to keep track of tweets that you wanted to come back to later was to like them. This obviously wasn’t ideal for several reasons.…

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SOCIAL MEDIA FB

Social Media Weekly Roundup – 11

Another busy week in the world of social media and here is what you need to know…   Instagram Adds Polls in Stories This week Instagram introduced a sticker option which simply allows you to ask a question in your Instagram stories. You can then see the results of the poll as participants respond. Whilst…

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CGC TW Blog Influencers

What are the Benefits of engaging with influencers on social media?

Keep hearing mutterings about the powers of influencer marketing on social media? It’s a trend that marketers cannot afford to ignore as stats show 49% of consumers on twitter look for guidance from influencers when contemplating a purchase whilst a huge 40% of twitter users reported they had made a purchase because of an influencers tweet.…

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SOCIAL MEDIA FB

Social Media Weekly Roundup – 10

The big news this week was obviously Twitter looking to extend the number of characters to 280 but there have also been developments for Facebook & Instagram. Here’s what you need to know and why!   Twitter announces new character limit of 280 In what many felt to be a surprise move this week, Twitter…

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SOCIAL MEDIA FB

Social Media Weekly Roundup – 9

Here’s our pick of the top three stories to help you keep up-to-date with what’s happened in the world of social media.   Facebook tests new events icon Creating events on Facebook used to be a fantastic way of businesses promoting what was happening but in our opinion, it was a feature which had slightly…

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CGC TW Presence

Does your business need a presence on social media?

In short – yes. Perhaps the question should be why does your business need a presence on social media and here’s our top 5 reasons.   Social media is here to stay Many of us grew up at a time when Facebook was just a glint in the eye of Mark Zuckerberg and Instagram was…

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SOCIAL MEDIA FB

Social Media Weekly Roundup – 8

Another week means another set of updates and features in the world of social media. Here’s our pick of the top stories. Facebook recommends businesses in chat It seems that Facebook are now testing out a chat feature on desktop which will recommend businesses that may be of interest to you based on your previous…

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SOCIAL MEDIA FB

Social Media Weekly Roundup – 7

This week both Facebook and Instagram have made some new and exciting improvements to their features, allowing you to communicate and engage with your followers more efficiently on social media. Cross-Posting from Instagram stories to Facebook. Have you noticed Facebook stories? We are guessing for many of you the answer is no! Despite having been…

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