The harsh realities of being a business owner

I launched Blue Cliff Media ~5 months ago. Since then, it’s been an absolutely amazing journey. I’ve met so many great people and I’m really happy with how the business is progressing. There have been euphoric highs, but also crippling lows. I’ve always wanted to run...

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How much does it cost to outsource social media?

Every week we speak to lots of business owners from all over the country and understandably one of the most common questions they ask us is: How much does it cost to outsource social media? This is a great and very important question for anybody that is thinking about...

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Top 5 Things To Do In Manchester

I lived in Manchester for a couple of years before moving up to Edinburgh. I enjoyed my couple of years there, there’s a lot to do and so I thought I’d share my top 5 things to do in Manchester. 1. Imperial War Museum If you’re into your history, you...

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The Content Marketing Academy 2015 Review

On Friday 4th September, I attended The Content Marketing Academy (TCMA) conference, here in Edinburgh. The Content Marketing Academy conference was set-up by Chris Marr. I’ve known Chris for a few months now and attending the conference was a no-brainer. TCMA...

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3 Amazing examples of Brand Giveaways

Giveaways are a great way for you to generate some engagement around your brand. Whether you’re looking for website traffic, email sign-ups or just some social media conversation, a contest could work for you. Some brands get them right, some brands get them...

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Why Buffer Rocks

  Buffer is the best social media tool out there. What is Buffer? If you are new to Buffer, it is a tool you can use to schedule your posts on various social media accounts with the click of a button. Buffer state themselves: Buffer makes it super easy to share...

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What is Social Media Marketing?

Social Media Marketing (SMM) is a term flung around all the time, but what really is it? Social media marketing is the art of using online social media sites like Facebook and Twitter to promote your business. When done correctly, social media marketing can be a very...

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What Is Social Media?

The title of this article says it all… Firstly, I thought it would be appropriate to get a generic definition from The Oxford Dictionary. They say: “Websites and applications that enable users to create and share content or to participate in social...

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