Book now! Social media surgery for startups at Google Campus

Sweet Retweets workshop at Google Campus
In this informal workshop we’ll share practical tips on writing for social media which startups and small businesses can apply straight away, whatever their budget.

Writing effectively for social media is essential for startups trying to make a name for themselves in a competitive world. But sometimes it can be daunting – and the cost of outsourcing your social media can be daunting too! So why not learn to do it brilliantly yourself? Continue reading

Five ways accountants can sex up their social media

Accountants: Ernst&YoungOne thing we like doing at Sweet Retweets is working with sectors where social media isn’t an obvious fit. Where people have written it off because they have nothing to talk about or they think it’s all about posting blurry pictures of what you had for lunch.

Accountancy is a case in point. It has this reputation for being boring. It’s largely office based, client matters are strictly confidential and the chances of any celebrities swinging by are pretty darn slim. Then there are the FSA guidelines to adhere to, which is enough to put people off altogether.

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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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How to stop social media eating up all your time

Scheduling on FacebookSocial media is great isn’t it it? You have a whole new way of reaching out to your customers, can make connections with leading figures in the industry and keep an eye on your competitors.

But the downside for many small businesses is the time factor. Sending a tweet or updating Facebook is so quick that it’s easy for businesses to underestimate the amount of time it’s going to take to keep on top of their social media channels.

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