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VKN Digital blog roundup for February
VKN Digital Blog: Our Top Blog Posts For February
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February was a busy month at VKN Digital – not that we’re complaining! We’ve had the opportunity to work with some great new clients throughout February and we’ve been continuing a number of projects with our existing clients as well. Our…
Regulation, Stagnation: Is Twitter On The Way Out?
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Social media has come of age. The space that Twitter occupies within the world has fundamentally changed. I remember joining the micro-blogging site eight years ago and at the time, I was honestly wondering what its purpose might be. My…
10 Twitter Tips for Small Business Success
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It’s easy for small business owners to become frustrated with lack of growth or engagement on Twitter. Without the right approach this is almost certainly what will happen. No matter how many relevant hashtags or meaningful articles you share,  if you…
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Why Brands Should Avoid Politics on Twitter
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2016 will forever be remembered as THE year the world went mad. Who can recall a more politically tumultuous period in living memory? Beside WWII survivors, not many I’d have thought. But there have been plenty of desperate moments since…
7 Ways to Revamp Your Failing Twitter Account
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Every day, roughly 500 million tweets are sent. To put that into perspective, that equates to about 25,000 since you started reading this article. And how about this: the average Twitter user follows 5 businesses and 76% of users are more likely to recommend…
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Benefits of Using Twitter For Business
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“Word of mouth is such an old-fashioned concept and yet so modern.” – Sean O’Connor, editor of The Archers. These are words spoken by the departing editor of The Archers, a British radio soap opera that has been broadcast since…
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Communities are they the future of business?
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 Communities have been under much discussion recently.   Communities are good for us and good for business. But  social media communities like Twitter for example are under scrutiny; should that put us off?. Right now there seems to be a proliferation of trolling,…
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Flaming and Trolling: Pointless Slurs or Free Speech?
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What is trolling? What is flaming? Is there a difference? Probably not, but that’s not the point. What’s significant is that the practice is crude, malicious and categorically not constructive. For those of you who either don’t know or need…
Twitter may be losing the race
Twitter’s wings have been clipped
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Twitter is still my 'go to' social media platform. I’ve invested so much time on Twitter I’d feel lost without it. I started tweeting in 2009 and already felt I had missed the boat and was a late adopter! I…
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Should social media scare us?
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Do you dare pin your colours to the mast?     In the wake of the terrorist attacks on Paris, social media has also been in the news. Inevitably its duality as both medium and message is under scrutiny. Facebook…