Social Media 101

If Social Media and its functions seems like another language to you, then you are not alone. Social media is the new kid on the block, when we think about marketing in general, however it is fast become a must have tool for your business success today and tomorrow....

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How To Use Facebook Messenger Bots for Business

How To Use Facebook Messenger Bots for Business The Why, What and How Facebook is your number one social media platform. I am sure that you are familiar with messenger right! This is the little app that works with your Facebook account and allows you to send private...

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Importance of Social Media for Business

The Importance of Social Media for Business I am sure by now you are well aware of what Social Media is, and possibly you are on these platforms using them for your own social interaction. As a business owner though, you may be still struggling with the importance of...

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How to boost your digital presence

How to boost your digital presence Hello and welcome with this week's Monday madness on our social media tips. Today, it gives me great pleasure and I'm feeling a little bit humbled and appreciative and very grateful that on Thursday last week I got asked to give a...

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Facebook Live New Feature

  Facebook Live New Feature Hello and welcome. My broadcast is a bit delayed today because the internet's not working really well. But thank you for joining me on the Social Media Minute. My name's Leanne Peard, social media trainer and coach. What I want to...

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Social media time savers

Hello and welcome. My name is Leanne Peard, social media specialist. In this week's blog, I want to share with you how to not waste time when using social media. Now, I know that social media is not easy, and I know sometimes you feel extremely frustrated and...

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Best software for YouTube

Hello and welcome. It's Leanne Peard with this week's blog I'm going to share with you, or in this video, I would love to share with you the best software that you can use to make your YouTube channel or your videos on your YouTube channel. There's a number of...

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How to use Bitmoji

Have you ever wondered how to spruce up your text messaging, and create amazing content online? Well, for some of you, you may remember seeing Bitstrips last year on Facebook, which was like this little comic strip, three or four pictures, with a little bit of a...

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Blog posts you should follow

Blog posts you should follow Welcome to this week's social media minute, with Leanne Peard. Look, last week was the launch of our first "Become a social media" workshop. With over 15 of our students of our 20 students attending. That was an absolutely amazing time not...

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7 simple steps in creating a social media strategy

7 simple steps in creating a social media strategy Now, I sometimes feel like a broken record always talking about why you're on social media and understanding why having a strategy is important. Today I thought I'd talk about how to in 7 simple steps create a social...

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How to change your Instagram profile to a business account

  How to change your Instagram profile to a business account Hello and welcome. This is Leanne Peard giving you the social media minute for today. I just want to show you the new app features inside Instagram. When you go to the iPhone device and you go to...

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Businesses that are using ‪Pokemon‬ Go for their marketing

Businesses that are using ‪Pokemon‬ Go for their marketing Hello and welcome to this week's social media minute with Leanne Peard, your social media trainer. Today I want to talk about Businesses using Pokemon Go for their marketing. Just recently in Cairns we had a...

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Why Pokemon Go is good for business

So, have you heard? The new Pokemon Go game on the app store is driving businesses crazy. It's also driving a lot of residents crazy. Now, if you haven't heard about the Pokemon Go app, which I only heard about it 2 days ago, it's an app that actually downloads to...

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Why business owners should be using social media marketing

Why business owners should be using social media marketing Hi, and welcome to my social media minute this week. I have a very, very, very, very important question to ask you. Are you and your business one of them? Now, I think you're probably thinking, "What is that?...

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Become a social media manager – skill set 1

Hello and welcome. It's Leanne Peard, your Social Media Trainer and Social Media Specialist, and in this video today I want to share with you what actually is a Social Media Manager and how to become a social media manager, including step one of the skills sets. A few...

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Reasons to use Social Media in your marketing!

I hope you enjoyed my #socialmediaminute on #Facebooklive, please feel free to join me on my Facebook page as I uncover the mystery of Social Media Marketing. The  information that I shared in this #live event came from the awesome blog called Social Media Impact, you...

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Content Is King – But I don’t know what to post to my page?

Content Is King - But I don't know what to post to my page? From Bill Gates in 1996 "Content Is King – Bill Gates (1/3/1996) Content is where I expect much of the real money will be made on the Internet, just as it was in broadcasting. The television revolution that...

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How to find my business page home feed

How to find my business page home feed I just love my role, it is never boring, a constant discovery. I feel sometimes like Sherlock Holmes! I recently went to visit another social media manger and provide some advanced training, I was asked a very simple question,...

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How to use social media to land a new job

How to use social media to land a new job Searching for a new job used to consist of delving into the local newspaper or conducting a whistle-stop tour of agencies. Not any more. With the power of social media at your fingertips, you could land your dream job, and...

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How to Get People to Follow Me on Instagram

How to Get People to Follow Me on Instagram Whether you are a brand or business, you cannot overlook Instagram, the photo-sharing platform, as part of your marketing plan. After all, a picture is worth a thousand words. Besides, Instagram has in excess of 400 million...

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Why Should I Use Videos in My Social Media Marketing

Why Should I Use Videos in My Social Media Marketing Other than convenience, and its inherent social aspect, access to information is a profound reason why many people are willing to spend hours trolling for information online and thousands of dollars on the internet....

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How to Automate Posts on Social Media

How to Automate Posts on Social Media How many minutes, or hours a day do you spend posting updates to your personal or business social media account, 30 minutes, one hour, more? If you did not have to spend this time posting social media updates, how productive would...

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LinkedIn Marketing Solutions

LinkedIn Marketing Solutions Who or What Is LinkedIn? If Facebook is mostly used for socializing—sharing videos and photos or keeping in touch with friends and family, then LinkedIn is its cool and professional Uncle. Around 1993, www.aol.com (America Online) started...

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How to Create a Social Media Strategy

How to Create a Social Media Strategy Social media is here to stay. Gone are the days when businesses thought Facebook and other social media platforms are for kids trying to kill time. Today, businesses have to see social media platforms as ‘markets’ where they can...

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