An Open Letter To Facebook: You’re Creeping Me Out!

Open letter to Facebook - Dear Facebook

Dear Facebook Over the past year or so I have seen our relationship change. Let me just start by saying that I have always liked you, but I’m not sure I was ever as committed to our relationship as you were. To be totally honest, I could see the potential and I didn’t want to let my family […]

The BADASS Strategy That Will Get More People To Share Your Content

BADASS Strategy Get more people to share your content on social media

Do you ever feel like you are living in a world of information overload? The amount of content being produced and shared on social media these days is increasing to a point of saturation. To counteract this, social media platforms, such as Facebook are applying an algorithm that reduces the amount of content it’s users […]

5 Places To Find Hashtags For Your Instagram Posts

5 places to find hashtags for instagram

Do you struggle to find the right hashtags for your social media posts? Or, are you in a Hashtag rut and tired of always using the same hashtags with little or no results? If so, you are not alone. Hashtags are an essential part of being found on social media platforms, particularly for Instagram and […]

Create Instagram Ads On Facebook For Your Business

Create Instagram Ads On Facebook For Your Business

Have you heard the news? You can now create Instagram Ads on Facebook for your business. Instagram Ads were previously only available to a select number of big businesses using the Instagram Ads API, but now you can create Instagram Ads using the Facebook Power Editor, regardless of the size of your business. You can now […]

Social Media Crisis Management: Are You Prepared?

Social Media Crisis Management

Not sure what you need to do in your business in advance of a social media crisis to prepare yourself for when you are thrust into one? This is a common issue faced by many businesses. That’s why I interviewed Nicole Matejic, the Social Firefighter and author of the book Social Media Rules of Engagement: […]

Is Blab Better? Have you blabbed yet?

Link Image - Blab

So have you blabbed yet? Or do you have no idea what I am on about? If you have no idea, that’s probably because I am talking about one of the latest tools that is taking the social media world by storm – You have probably heard of Meerkat or Periscope by now. These […]

Pro-Podcasting Strategy

Pro-Podcasting Strategy

Last week I presented a session on Pro-Podcasting Strategy at ProBlogger Training Event on the Gold Coast. I was talking about Pro-Podcasting Strategies from the perspective of someone who was sitting in the audience at ProBlogger 12 months earlier, listening to a presentation on Podcasting by Chris Ducker and Pat Flynn. Before going to ProBlogger last […]

I Met Facebook Last Night & Here’s What Happened!

The Night I Met Facebook

I went to a Social Media Club Melbourne #SMCMelb MeetUp last night and had the pleasure of meeting Facebook (and many other awesome peeps). I was super excited to have Facebook (or at least the official spokesperson for Facebook on the night) buy me a drink, tell me that I am a valuable resource to Facebook, let me […]

Shhh, it’s a secret: How to Invite People Who Like Your Facebook Post to Like Your Page!

How to Invite People Who Like Your Facebook Post to Like Your Page

STOP PRESS (15th October, 2015):   This feature is not working for everyone at the moment.   If it doesn’t work for you, make sure you report the problem to Facebook.   Shhh… There’s a little known secret going around Facebook Town. It’s a secret that has the potential to increase your Page Likes without you having […]

Tips For Turning On The Very Responsive To Messages Icon On Facebook

Facebook very responsive to messages icon - Cherie McKay

Several months ago I had a problem. Not an earth-shattering problem, more like the ruin-a-six-year-old’s-birthday problem. You see, I forgot to order his birthday cake from the local franchised bakery. My excuse: he’s my youngest of four boys. To save the day, I asked for bakery recommendations from my local community residents (via a Facebook Page) […]