Social media demographics and trends for 2022
What will 2022 bring? Will we see a shift in demographics or user numbers on some of the more well-known platforms? Will there be another new site like TikTok to snap at their heels?
Fluid business plans are behind successful businesses
Ageism, the last taboo…
It’s highly recommended by business coaches and successful entrepreneurs that you should create a business plan for your enterprise.
This is quite a personal post. I know from speaking to women in my network that I’m not alone in my thoughts and how I’m judged by society...
Disability representation – why the media needs to do more
The representation of disabilities within the media is certainly an improvement on what it used to be. However, the scope of representation could be wider, but this is not the main issue at hand—rather the type of representation.
Do you value new blood in your business?
I’ve been taking an interest in the job and internship opportunities currently available for young people. My eldest has just finished university and it’s an eye-opener to learn of the knowledge...
Where do you find inspiration for your content?
As editor and the most prolific writer for ITK Magazine, having penned more than 200 articles for the site over the last year, I will admit that my ideas for content can sometimes dry up.
OnlyFans’ proposed ban of explicit content
You may have seen the recent news from popular website OnlyFans, about its plans to ban sexually explicit content on its platform from October 1, 2021. The company is one of the world’s fastest-growing social platforms.
The value of peer boards
I used to be a regular networker for my business, attending at least one event a week—sometimes three or four. This dropped off for me even before Covid happened, just because I’d scaled down my company..
Jobseeker market or employer’s pick of the crop?
It’s obvious that things are now moving in the recruitment industry, given that practically every sector has opened back up again. As mentioned in one of our earlier articles, the hospitality sector in particular..
How to use Canva:
Canva is a popular cloud-based software program that helps users to design graphics and imagery. It has templates that are fully customisable, i.e. you’re able to change the colours..
How to grow your business using TikTok
TikTok is, without a doubt, one of the fastest-growing and most popular social networks. Most of the recent trends and memes come from TikTok videos. However, TikTok isn’t just for fun anymore.
What does it mean to ‘engage’ people on social media?
It’s a phrase that’s used a lot: ‘Don’t just talk AT people on social media, try and engage them…’—but what does this actually mean?
Why aren’t creative careers taken more seriously?
Art has always been a passion of mine since I was a young girl. But, like most people with long-standing interests and hobbies...
Million Pound House Draws for charity, are they a scam?
You may have seen the Omaze adverts on the telly…win a beautiful house worth a million pounds; proceeds from your ticket sales will go to charity.
The rise of subscription boxes
Given how much online shopping has become ingrained in our lives, it’s perhaps easy to see the appeal of subscription box businesses.
Why you should enter business awards
When you’re the chief, cook and bottle-washer in your enterprise, it may seem impossible to find the time to enter business awards as you battle to keep on top of work.
Podcasting still on the rise
We wrote an article for our sister company, Novus Marketing Solutions, quite a while ago, which talked about how podcasting was on the rise in business.