Getting to know the new Google Photos

I recently wrote about the fact one of my favourite photo organising programs, Picasa, is being retired by Google, as they are focussing on Google Photos. I'm still finding my way around there, and there have been significant changes in the last month or two.  So I am sharing some of the questions I've had … Continue reading Getting to know the new Google Photos

Zestee Social Media School: Free training for feedback for first 50 to email me

The Zestee Social Media School has been running now for 3 years. In late 2014, I ran the most recent version but when I started teaching at The Hague University and also needed to deal with my website being hacked, I let it lapse. However now, I am revamping it for 2015 and am offering … Continue reading Zestee Social Media School: Free training for feedback for first 50 to email me

Have you had a business request to "be your friend" on Facebook?

Have you had a business request to "be your friend" on Facebook?  As a follow up to the last post: Did you set up a Facebook profile for your business instead of a page? and the difference between Facebook profiles, pages and groups, here is another post to go into more detail, as this is … Continue reading Have you had a business request to "be your friend" on Facebook?

Email spam and scams

It's a part of online life.  Once, spam just referred to a tinned spiced ham, but now electronic spam, - the sending of bulk unsolicited electronic messages, as it's described by Wikipedia, has unfortunately became part of our everyday vocabulary.  As the internet evolves, so does spam, and schemes are getting harder and harder to … Continue reading Email spam and scams

Five tips to keep personal and business life separate on social media

This is a concern of many students that pops up regularly in the Social Media School.  How do you separate your personal and business life online?  There are a few different aspects and approaches to this which I'll go through below. 1. The personal/business life line is becoming more blurred When I was first employed, … Continue reading Five tips to keep personal and business life separate on social media

How to get more followers on Facebook

One of the most common questions I've been asked since I started social media training for business is how to get more followers on Facebook. Using Facebook for business has been a wild ride in the last few years and has become increasingly competitive.  Here's some practical tips to get you started to increase your … Continue reading How to get more followers on Facebook

Privacy and Security on Facebook Infographic

Thanks to Best Computer Science Schools for this Infographic. I wouldn't take all the information as absolute, but it offers some interesting perspectives to consider. Your thoughts are most welcome in a comment below. Would you like to learn how to better master Facebook and other Social Media tools? Visit the Zestee Social Media School … Continue reading Privacy and Security on Facebook Infographic

What would you most like to learn in social media school?

An understanding of and effective and efficient use of social media are skills which are being requested more and more of business owners and employees alike.    Even those of us who work with social media on a daily basis and specialise in this field can find it hard to keep up with all the … Continue reading What would you most like to learn in social media school?

2013 Online Social Media School – Term 1

The first Zestee online Social Media School ran in 2012 and we're pleased to announce that this year, this programme will be offered again, starting in early April. You can read more about the 2013 Social Media School, and you can reserve your spot now. Taking the whole 12 week course will offer the most benefits, … Continue reading 2013 Online Social Media School – Term 1

Zestee Social Media School – Week 11 – Social Media Dashboards

Welcome to week 11 of Social Media School.  Whether you're new to this course or have been following us all along, great to have you with us.  You can access previous lessons here: Social Media School So by now are you a little overwhelmed by all the different social media tools and wondering how you … Continue reading Zestee Social Media School – Week 11 – Social Media Dashboards