How to actually use YouTube as a social media channel

YouTube is the second biggest search engine after Google.  It has hours of video content uploaded every minute; yet time and time again I discover it being used incorrectly. Organisations could learn a thing or two from YouTubers and creatives who understand how to use the platform as a social network. The biggest mistake any…

5 Mistakes to avoid on social media (particularly right now)

You don’t need me to tell you there’s a lot going on right now. If looking after the social media channels for your organisation is just one of your many jobs, it’s easy for it to slip down the to-do list. But right now, with all that’s going on, social media is more important than…

5 more podcasts you should be listening to

It’s been exactly a year since I shared 5 podcasts I was enjoying which I thought you might enjoy to so I thought it was about time to share 5 more. I’ve picked a diverse selection, from interviews to politics, film and true crime so there should be something for everyone on my list: Blank…

5 Websites to consider including in your digital strategy

When building a digital strategy, there are a few basics to get right. Starting with your website is step one, followed by a solid social media strategy. Once you’ve ticked those off the list and everything’s running smoothly, why not experiment with some channels you may not have considered before? Some don’t take much work…

How to get your work colleagues interested in social media

It can be hard when you’re the sole person responsible for digital marketing in your charity/organisation, especially when everyone around you either doesn’t get it or isn’t interested. The lack of support can be detrimental, not only to your work but to your mental health.