Brand24 Review: Monitor Your Brand On Social Media And Beyond

Part of building a thriving online business is knowing what people are saying about your products or services. Maybe you have avid followers you didn’t know you had, or maybe there’s an unsatisfied customer somewhere yelling about how bad your product is.

The problem is that most businesses don’t have the time, resources, or knowledge needed to put a monitoring system in place. Most often, customer service associates are left with the task of damage control without knowing how they can prevent this kind of thing from happening again. […]


Twitter vs Facebook: Which is Really Better?

Choosing the right social media platforms for your business to have a presence on is absolutely critical to the success of your online marketing strategy.

When it comes down to it, most businesses choose to incorporate Facebook and/or Twitter into their social media marketing strategies.

These are the two social media powerhouses with some of the highest numbers of active users. […]


Does your Business really need a Website or can you just rely on Social Media?

Bespoke websites can cost from as little as £99 to thousands of pounds, so should small businesses abandon them in favour of Social Media platforms to save time and money? Or does this strategy only work for certain established and niche industries? Are websites really necessary? Social Media sites like Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter are free, easy to use and update automatically and provide a ready audience for products and services. Why go to all the bother of having a website then?

The Case for Websites

While social media is free and offers a great way to market a business, the functionality of these sites is limited and that is the biggest drawback. There are several things that a website can do that Social Media cannot. Advanced functionality aside, having a website adds online credibility and respectability to your brand. Some larger companies frown upon employees using Social Media during office hours and may even block access to these sites through their firewalls. If you are selling business to business this needs to be taken into consideration. […]