Author Archives: GemLThompson

About GemLThompson

Gemma Thompson is the author of the best-selling “The British Book of Social Media Marketing”. She is a full time social media consultant and loves helping businesses grow. When she’s not working she can often be found watching Dr Who with her teenage daughter or indulging in a spot of inept D.I.Y (but no, she still hasn’t managed to make her house bigger on the inside than it is on the outside!)

How to Be The Perfect Guest (Blogger)!

You already know that blogging can help your business and hopefully you are building a good relationship with some committed readers. So why go and waste that by publishing your carefully thought out work on someone else’s blog? Well, for … Continue reading

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This blog post is all about You!

Have you ever wondered how you could get the people reading your stuff to want to read more? Or to like your writing so much they actually want to connect with you through social media? It might seem the hardest … Continue reading

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Want to get Ahead? Get a List!

Don’t worry – I’m not about to tell you to buy an email database with 20,000 names! Well you can if you like but that’s not really social media marketing. Social media marketing is all about knowing your audience and … Continue reading

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How to get more ‘likes’ on your Facebook page.

You’ve taken the plunge and started a facebook page – the challenge now is to get some people to like it, and to begin with this can seem very hard and you may feel a little unloved if your likes … Continue reading

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Blog -Reading Revolution!

Just before Christmas I read a report from the Pew Research Center that suggested to me that blogs start becoming less important, not exactly cheering news as I had just started one but unsurprising as I’d already wondered if blog … Continue reading

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Buff up your output with Bufferapp.com!

Why are you reading this? I hope it’s because you’ve been following me for a while and find a lot of what I say useful. I also hope that you’re acting on my recommendations, and are regularly updating your own … Continue reading

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Getting ‘Influencers’ to help you.

If you’ve been dabbling with social media for longer than a month you may well have noticed that there seem to be people within your network that seem to be more influential than others, you may find you look for … Continue reading

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