February 16, 2017 in Articles, Business Lessons, Latest Articles, Social Media, Social Media Platforms, Social Media Training, Talks and Events

Avocado Social Gets #SheMeansBusiness Facebook Accreditation

Our Founder Alison Battisby recently visited Facebook’s European Headquarters in Dublin to gain official #SheMeansBusiness Accreditation. What does this mean? What did she learn? Find out in our latest blog……

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August 23, 2016 in Articles, Avocado Social, Business Lessons, Latest Articles, Social Media, Social Media Platforms, Social Media Resources

Avocado Social Instagram Cheat Sheet

We find ourselves searching for the answers to quite a few of these Instagram related questions often, so we thought it best if we put them all together into one…

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August 5, 2016 in Articles, Business Lessons, Latest Articles, Social Media News, Social Media Platforms

How to Use Instagram Stories for Business

  Instagram this week launched Instagram Stories, which means users can post photos and videos that only last for 24 hours and don’t sit on your main feed. It is…

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July 11, 2016 in Articles, Latest Articles, Social Media News, Social Media Platforms

Instagram Boosted Posts Coming Soon!

You may have heard that Instagram is set to run boosted posts for businesses and brands, in the same way that its parent company Facebook does. This means that advertisers…

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June 27, 2016 in Articles, Business Lessons, Latest Articles, Social Media Resources, Social Media Strategy

Top 5 Tips For Live Tweeting Events

Live tweeting an event has become the norm for many business and event attendees. More often than not, dedicated tweeting at an event is now an integral part of the marketing…

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June 20, 2016 in Articles, Latest Articles, Social Media Platforms

Facebook rolls out a Live Video Map

Facebook has launched a Live Video Map, allowing users to see the most popular video content around the world in real time from their desktops. The feature lets users browse live…

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June 16, 2016 in Articles, Avocado Social, Latest Articles, Social Media News

LinkedIn’s New Premium Insights

LinkedIn has launched as new set of tools designed to empower its Premium subscribers to find quicker, richer insights about the companies they want to target and aid them in…

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June 12, 2016 in Articles, Business Lessons, Home Page, Social Media News

Join the Avocado Social Media Hub on Facebook

The Avocado Social Media Hub is a free Facebook Group which we run, designed for anyone who has been in one of our training sessions, seen us talk, or read…

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June 3, 2016 in Articles, Latest Articles, Social Media, Social Media News, Social Media Platforms, Talks and Events

More people are using Snapchat than Twitter

Today it was announced that Snapchat has surpassed Twitter with a reported 150 million people now using the app every day, compared to Twitter’s 140 million. Snapchat has grown rapidly since…

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June 1, 2016 in Articles, Social Media News, Social Media Platforms, Social Media Strategy

What Instagram’s 60-second update means for your brand

Instagram did what we’ve been asking the Universe all along: Give us more time! Jokes aside, the platform has decided to increase video length from 15 seconds to 60 seconds,…

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May 23, 2016 in Articles, Avocado Social, Business Lessons, Latest Articles, Social Media, Social Media Platforms

Why we love Instagram’s fresh new rebrand (and a look at ours!)

We were really excited to see Instagram’s fresh new logo and design, unveiled earlier this month. Gone are the days of the retro camera icon that the world’s biggest photo-sharing…

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May 17, 2016 in Articles, Great Case Studies, Home Page, Social Media, Social Media Strategy

Get your social media strategy summer ready

Want to give your business a fresh new feel or tweak your content strategy? You can use summer to give you that extra motivation to update your social media strategy.  Many brands…

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April 24, 2016 in Articles, Business Lessons, Home Page, Social Media Platforms, Social Media Strategy, Social Media Training, Talks and Events

3 Benefits of Attending a Social Media Workshop

The world of social media is changing rapidly, with new updates and networks being released at the blink of an eye, how are you supposed to keep up? That’s where experts…

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March 17, 2016 in Articles, Avocado Social, Home Page, Social Media Resources, Social Media Strategy, Social Media Training

How To Create Effective Facebook Carousel Ads

It’s been one year since Facebook introduced their carousel ad format, allowing advertisers to showcase a variety of images that link through to different landing pages. The format, allowing multiple images…

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March 14, 2016 in Articles, Avocado Social, Social Media Platforms, Talks and Events

Our Digital Mission to Facebook, Twitter & LinkedIn HQs

It’s not often you get the chance to visit the European Headquarters of 3 of the world’s largest social media networks. So when we were invited to join Enterprise Nation’s…

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March 6, 2016 in Articles, Great Case Studies, Social Media, Social Media Platforms

How Top Food Brands Use Snapchat

Snapchat is the latest social media network to take off and many brands are following suit. From fashion to food, some of the world’s biggest brands are using the video-messaging…

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March 2, 2016 in Articles, Business Lessons, Social Media Platforms, Social Media Strategy

3 Top Tips to Transform Your Facebook Page

As new social media networks continue to sprout, the ones that already exist may not seem as high up on the priority list. That does not mean that they should…

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February 19, 2016 in Articles, Social Media, Social Media Platforms

How To Switch Between Your Instagram Accounts

With six years flying by, Instagram now boasts over 300 million users worldwide. From sharing pictures to adding filters, to allow marketers to advertise on the platform, what could you…

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February 2, 2016 in Articles, Avocado Social, Business Lessons, Social Media Platforms, Social Media Training

Webinar: How to Create a Killer LinkedIn Profile

One social media site that often gets overlooked is LinkedIn. But with over 19 million UK users logging into the platform monthly, it’s important to make sure your profile accurately and professionally…

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January 18, 2016 in Articles, Social Media, Social Media News, Social Media Platforms, Social Media Resources

The Latest UK Social Media Statistics for 2016

As the Internet gains another 225 million active users around the world, social media growth is set to continue in 2016. In this blog we take a look at the…

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November 5, 2015 in Articles, Avocado Social, Business Lessons, Social Media, Social Media Strategy, Social Media Training, Talks and Events

Webinar: How to Boost Your Christmas Sales with Social Media

On Thursday 19th November at 1pm, join Avocado Social founder Alison Battisby for an exclusive 45 minute webinar all about how to use social media to boost your sales on the build up to Christmas 2015…

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November 2, 2015 in Articles, Avocado Social, Business Lessons, Social Media

One Year in Business: What We’ve Learned

By Alison Battisby, Founder of Avocado Social. It’s early November, which means Avocado Social has just turned one year old. Happy Birthday to us! It’s been a fantastic year, working…

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September 14, 2015 in Articles, Avocado Social, Social Media, Social Media Strategy, Social Media Training

Social Media for Startups: One to One Coaching

At Avocado Social, we are hugely passionate about startups and meet so many exciting and interesting new businesses in their early stages. We’re lucky enough to work closely with Enterprise…

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August 21, 2015 in Articles, Social Media, Social Media News, Social Media Resources

Trying out Hootsuite’s new Instagram Schedule Tool

We were so pleased this month when Hootsuite, our favourite social media scheduling tool, launched its new Instagram Scheduler. ‘Can you schedule Instagram?’ is one of our top asked questions…

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August 4, 2015 in Articles, Avocado Social, Social Media, Talks and Events

More than a hashtag: 5 top social media tips for success

Social media is so much more than a hashtag! Avocado Social Founder Alison Battisby shares her 5 top tips for social media success. If you want to hear Alison’s top…

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July 24, 2015 in Articles, Avocado Social

Avocado Social seeks a bright spark social media intern

Are you looking for some social media experience with an exciting, growing consultancy? We are seeking a part time social media intern to join our small business for two months this summer. Avocado Social offers social media training and consultancy to a range of UK businesses, from brand…

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June 2, 2015 in Articles, Social Media Strategy, Social Media Training, Talks and Events

Upcoming workshops with General Assembly this June

We just cannot believe it’s June, already! Where is the year going? How is your to-do list for 2015 coming along? Perhaps we shouldn’t ask! If sorting out your social media was one of your priorities for this year, then you’re in…

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