SOLD OUT! Sweet Retweets at Social Media Week London 2013

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UPDATE: This event sold out in less than eight hours, apologies to all those that couldn’t get in.

Hot off the press! Tickets to our event at Social Media Week London will be released soon. If you want to come you’ll have to be quick, tickets at our previous events have gone like hot cakes, often selling out within just a few hours.

Register to attend the event: Secrets, what secrets? Expert practitioners reveal the truth about writing for social media

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Five lessons from the ‘Condescending Corporate Brand Page’ on Facebook

You might have seen the Condescending Corporate Brand Page on Facebook – it posts images awkward, nonsensical and downright embarrassing posts made on the social network by brands trying to engage with people. It’s extremely popular and its sarcastic tone can be laugh-out-loud funny.

Condescending Corporate Brand Page on FacebookWhile the mick-taking Facebook page is just a bit of fun – there are a few lessons in there for those of us who manage social media accounts for companies. Continue reading

Could being a ‘disruptor’ on social media be right for you?

What’s a disruptor? The term ‘disruptor’ is generally used to describe a way of doing business that improves a product or service in a way that the market doesn’t expect. How can we relate that to social media? It might be a brand tweeting in a way that surprises you, such as @Waterstones Oxford Street:

Tweet by Waterstones Oxford Street

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Want to join the Sweet Retweets mailing list?

Sweet Retweets mailing listEach time we do an event it sells out – which we think is a strong sign that there’s a real need out there for practical advice on writing for social media.

We try to squeeze everyone in but sometimes we have to turn people away! And they always ask us to let them know about future events. So we’ll be sending out regular newsletter to let everyone know when and where the next Sweet Retweets workshop is happening and how you can book a place.

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The pitfalls of having someone else manage your social media

File photo: Woman has shocked expression while looking at her computerOutsourcing your social media updates can seem like a good idea – you get the benefit of another revenue stream opening up without having to put in any work. But, just like that free lunch, it rarely works out like that.

Having worked with many brands over the years, we’ve come across common difficulties that can happen if your social media person isn’t as experienced as they claim:

EVENT: Learn how to write for social media

Sweet Retweets flyersBook now onto the Sweet Retweets: How to write for social media workshop where you’ll learn how to write effective updates. Perfect for small businesses, start-ups and freelancers who know they need to use social media to get customers, but aren’t sure how.

Join the hundreds who have learned how to write well for social media through Sweet Retweets training. See what previous attendees have said about the session.

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