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Giving your social media a summer holiday this year?

Giving your social media a summer holiday this year?

As someone who works with lots of business owners who are also parents, July and August can be relatively quiet months for me. With the kids off school and needing to be entertained and taxied around – not to mention the excitement of planning for and going on holiday...

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Are you ‘social media ready’ this summer?

Are you ‘social media ready’ this summer?

Remember last time when we talked about how social media management can be a bit like going to the gym? This month, we’re carrying on the theme as the warmer weather (hopefully) approaches and our thoughts turn to getting ourselves in shape to hit the beach. But,...

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Why social media is like going to the gym…

Why social media is like going to the gym…

Intrigued by the title of my latest blog article? Let me explain! We all know someone (it could even be ourselves…) who’s taken out a gym membership in a fit of enthusiasm, gone along once or twice, or for the odd sporadic workout – and then never goes near the place...

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Struggling with social media? Let’s make it easy!

Struggling with social media? Let’s make it easy!

If you’re looking to boost your online presence, my Social Media Made Easy course is just the ticket. It’s specially designed to help small business owners and solopreneurs get the most from the ‘Big 3’ – Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn – with immediate effect. The...

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Easter opportunities for social media

Easter opportunities for social media

A lot of businesses tend to wind down their marketing activities over Easter, either to spend time with the kids or simply take a well-earned break. However, you could be missing a big trick if you decide to take this route. Why, I hear you ask? The answer’s simple:...

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How’s your social media going in Quarter 1?

How’s your social media going in Quarter 1?

If you have a social media plan in place, you’ll have a pretty good idea of how things are panning out so far in Quarter 1. Unfortunately, in my experience, decent social media plans are a bit like hens’ teeth – non-existent for all too many businesses!  However, if...

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Why do I need a Social Media Mentor?

Why do I need a Social Media Mentor?

Here at Cureton Consulting, we find that lots of our clients prefer to manage their social media in-house, but simply aren’t getting the results they’re looking for. If this sounds familiar, we have some great news for you – our brand new Social Media Mentor programme...

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Looking to outsource your social media in 2019?

Looking to outsource your social media in 2019?

Happy New Year! I hope you had a relaxing Christmas break and are now raring to go. As we enter 2019, you may be thinking about what to do differently in your business this year. And if your plans include taking better control of your social media management, why not...

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A time for reflection and forward planning

A time for reflection and forward planning

As the year draws to a close, I’m reflecting on how 2018 went for my business and what’s in store for 2019. In short, it’s been a fantastic 12 months! My business has gone from strength to strength – growing organically, introducing new services and adapting existing...

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Social media is the shop window for your business

Social media is the shop window for your business

You might this is quite a curious title for a blog article but trust me, all will be revealed – and it will make sense! Let me explain. The idea of social media being the shop window for your business came out of the Facebook Live sessions I run every Friday. These...

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Make it celebration time for your business!

Make it celebration time for your business!

If you’ve been keeping an eye on my social media accounts, you’ll know it’s been something of an exciting time for Cureton Consulting recently. I was unbelievably chuffed to be shortlisted for not just not one, but two, prestigious business awards recently – and even...

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Social media… it’s not a silver bullet!

Social media… it’s not a silver bullet!

Don’t get us wrong – we love social media! After all, it’s what we live and breathe here at Cureton Consulting and we’ve built a fantastic business on it. But it’s not a ‘one size fits all’ solution when it comes to marketing. Social media should be just one aspect of...

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Let your social media slide this summer? Don’t panic!

Let your social media slide this summer? Don’t panic!

If you read our last blog post, you’ll know it’s not a good idea to dial down your social media activities during the summer. In fact, as we saw in July, it’s actually a great time to ramp them up. However, we’re all human. And despite our best intentions, things...

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Why the ‘customer experience’ matters

Why the ‘customer experience’ matters

My first ever Saturday job was at House of Fraser in Newcastle, so I was devastated to hear that they’re closing 31 of their 59 stores. Of course, there are multiple reasons for this, but it got me thinking about the importance of the customer experience and making...

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Did you know about our FREE mini course?

Did you know about our FREE mini course?

If you read our last blog article, you’ll know that we ran a free 5 day mini-course in March 2018 to give people an insight into the difference a good social media strategy can make to their business. The course was so successful that we’re planning a second one, to...

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How’s your 2018 going so far?

How’s your 2018 going so far?

Time really is flying this year – we can’t believe it’s the end of March already! As the first quarter of 2018 comes to an end, it’s time to review what we’ve achieved in the last three months against the plans we put in place at the start of the year. This is...

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