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Chocolate and Politics!

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Easter weekend – 4 days filled with chocolate, hot cross buns, walks in the sunshine and of course – love it or hate it – the election campaign! How many of us watched the election TV debate and afterwards took to our keyboards to voice our reactions to what we had seen? It seems widely… more »

Microsoft unlocks multilingual mobile social media marketing

New technologies and the ever-shrinking size of the ‘global village’ are making new marketing methods available, including, thanks to Microsoft, multilingual mobile social media marketing. That mouthful represents the development of automated translation of non-English tweets in the Twitter for Windows Phone app, making it much easier to market your products and services internationally within… more »

Replacing RSS with social media marketing

If RSS has been an important element in your online marketing mix during the past 7-8 years, it might be time to start looking for an alternative – and social media marketing could be the right next move. Google have announced that they are to retire Google Reader this summer, removing what, for power users… more »

Twitter’s Vine holds promise for social media marketing

This week, Twitter unleashed Vine on the world, but what could that mean for social media marketing? First, it’s best to sum up what Vine actually is, and in a sense it does for video what Twitter itself does for blogging. It’s an iOS app that creates six-second videos, which are intended to distil some… more »

Six steps to social media excellence

Gartner’s six steps to social media excellence highlight some of the most common oversights committed by marketing managers who forget that social networks are about collaboration – and, therefore, that the audience must be involved too. Participation tops the list, as active involvement of the audience helps to build follower numbers, rather than old-style corporate… more »

Ambitious but antisocial Brits lag Europe on social media marketing

A new Aberdeen Group research brief sheds light on the potential differences between ambition and reality in the social media marketing Manchester firms – and their nationwide counterparts – are currently carrying out. On the surface, it seems UK firms are more engaged than their neighbours in Europe, with 71% of British companies currently or… more »

Google+ Local – an end to location-specific SEO for Manchester sites?

If you’ve been reading some of the recent blog posts published on other sites about the launch of Google+ Local, you could be forgiven for thinking the new pages spell the end of location-specific SEO for Manchester webmasters, and for those in other cities too. However, a closer look at what Google have actually said… more »

Nailease

Services: Web design and development Video production Email marketing SEO PPC Social media marketing Nailease came to us with a brand new beauty concept for young women – nail wraps designed to give users an ‘instant manicure’ without requiring heat or drying time. We were tasked with creating an interactive and eye-catching ecommerce website to… more »

Simplicity New Look

Simplicity Pattern Co. Inc. is a worldwide company that designs, produces, markets and distributes sewing patterns for consumers that practice and enjoy home sewing activities.   Their UK website, simplicitynewlook.com, had suffered severe functionality issues and was not delivering acceptable revenue. First Internet was tasked with a website redesign, development and online promotion using SEO,… more »

Key Components of Social Media Marketing

Social media marketing Manchester is something that’s really important for local businesses. After all, with such a competitive marketplace, it’s important to do as much as you can to get your message across. If you’re serious about success with social media marketing Manchester, it’s important to have a good strategy in place. Everything you do… more »

Social Media Marketing Manchester

You will no doubt be aware by now of the huge potential of social networking sites when it comes to connecting and engaging with a wide range of clients, customers and other contacts. Social media marketing Manchester can be a great online promotions tool for businesses and, when taken with a campaign of content writing,… more »