The Queen Tweets

So last week HRH Queen Elizabeth II sent out her first tweet from the British Monarchy twitter account (@BritishMonarchy) not to be confused with the parody account @Queen_uk. Now, we very much doubt Liz sits there checking mentions and hashtags herself (I mean have you ever tried to explain Twitter to your grandparents or teach ….Read more »

Meet the newest member to The Social Shop team

This week we welcome a new member to our team; Jemma. Jemma joins us as a Social Media Consultant and will be working with our clients Shaka Zulu, The Cuban Camden and The Honor Oak on their accounts. A graduate in Fashion Journalism at UCA Jemma comes from a PR background and has previously worked ….Read more »

[Infographic] Social Video Platforms

  YouTube, Vimeo, Vine, Instagram or Google Hangouts? What video platform is best for your business type? The infographic below by Plumlytics highlights strengths of the biggest ¬†social video channels. YouTube is the second most visited website in the world and is a great platform to host more detailed videos about business, services, products. Vimeo ….Read more »

[Infographic] Instagram Users

GlobalWebIndex recently published this infographic, profiling Instagram users and their behaviours and demographic information. It’s interesting to see that this platform continues to grow strong, especially among teenagers. According to the infographic and recent studies, such as this survey, by Pipper Jaffray, Instagram is by far teen’s favourite social network. Marketing wise, Instagram is an ….Read more »

Why you need to join YouTube today

Let’s start this post by asking this question: do you see YouTube as a social or as a search platform? Well, we will answer this one: both. It’s an amazing social network, especially to engage with audiences, and it’s an incredible search engine as well, being actually the second largest search tool, due to its ….Read more »