My 8 simple rules for using Twitter

I recently celebrated being on Twitter for a decade. Having had a Twitter account for over 10 years, I like to think I’ve learnt a thing or two about using the site. I’ve witnessed the best and worst sides of Twitter as well as nearly every meme, viral video and story thread that has filled our feeds. So to mark my time on the site, I have compiled a few helpful rules for using Twitter that I try to stick to. Hopefully, you’ll find them useful too. 

5 TV shows that should be revived

A revival should see the story almost continuing from where it left off as well as see the same cast returning to their characters. Many shows end before their time, it’s the unfortunate nature of TV, but that doesn’t stop me from wishing these five shows got another chance to shine and deserve the opportunity to tell more story.

Why you should read the Shades of Magic series by V. E. Schwab

Imagine four Londons, all of them existing in the same space and time, known as Black, White, Red and Grey. Black London has been completely consumed by magic with nothing left behind. In White London, magic is scarce, the people are power hungry and it’s only getting worse as they’re the only thing standing between the dark consuming magic in Black London and everything else. There’s Red London, with plentiful magic and powerful magicians.

Buffer, Burnout and the importance of taking a break

Buffer are known for two things: Building a successful social media platform and looking after their staff. In a recent announcement, the company shared why they are giving employees a 6 week paid break from work (after being with the company for 5 years).

5 Features all streaming services need

If you’re like me, you have subscriptions to Netflix, Prime or whatever film and TV streaming services are available in your country. I’m a self-confessed binge watcher and there’s nothing I enjoy more than working my way through a new TV series (or an old one if I’m feeling nostalgic). But I just can’t help but think about what improvements could be made or what new features would add value.

Easy website tips for small businesses

It can be hard sometimes to run a small business, especially if you don’t have any staff to support you.  A lot of different things need your attention and there’s just not enough time in the day to get through your to-do list. When that happens, your website can sometimes be one of the first things that gets neglected. However, your website is an important part of having your product seen, it’s your virtual shop window and can play a huge part in whether you get new customers or not. So here are some tips and things to think about that will help you to get the most out of your website with only a small amount of investment:

What I’ve learned working in social media

I’ve been working in social media in some form or another for over seven years now with some fantastic campaigns and projects under my belt. I thought it was about time I shared just a few of the things I’ve learnt whilst working in the digital world.

5 Podcasts you should be listening to

The popularity of podcasts now means that there are hundreds of thousands of podcasts to pick from. With that amount of choice, it can be hard to find something good to listen to. To help you, I’ve picked five of my favourites.