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Get the timing right for events

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When planning workshops, events, promotions or anything that requires your target audience’s attention – make sure you get the timing right.
If you’re a gardener, you’ll know that you don’t plant shrubs when it’s hot and dry and you do pick most fruit when it fully ripens in glorious sunshine. Good timing creates great results.
Here are some tips to help you determine the best time to plan your event.

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How to keep business news newsy

Posted by Jackie Russell

News flash – most people will delete your newsletter email faster than a pesky mosquito can dodge your ninja-speed hand.
Therefore, before you cause clutter in anyone’s inbox it is essential you respectfully consider what recipients want from you.
Unless you have a product your customers are madly in love with – they will not appreciate one more email that is little more than junk mail.

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Secrets of a good profile picture

Posted by Jackie Russell

We may not all be super models but anyone in business should have a good digital profile picture and know where it is stored in their system.
At Chatterbox PR we regularly supply stories to newspapers and trade publications, and the stunning faces of our clients are a must have for the story.

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Make sponsorship a win-win

Posted by Jackie Russell

There is the temptation to hand over a few vouchers to the local school gala to appease a feisty committee member and be done with it. SMEs often do this a few times a year in an unplanned scatter-gun approach that doesn’t do much for anyone. Low exposure for the business, low fundraising opportunity for the school and a recipient who probably has to spend a whole lot more with the business to redeem the voucher.

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Keep your Facebook followers engaged

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Your clients and prospective clients suffer from advertising overload and the more junk that appears in their Facebook feed – the faster they will develop scrolling thumb strain.
Chatterbox PR closely watches the stats – the numbers that make everyone else yawn – and for Facebook pages the most important number is the engagement.

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