For this article, we partnered with our friends at Instasize to share their top trends for 2020. Instasize’s mission is to enable people to realise their creative potential and expand their online influence.
Last year, Instagram launched their shopping experience in the US, allowing business accounts to tag products in their organic posts. The feature is now also available in Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK.
Jo is an Ex-BBC Radio journalist and has traveled the world creating news packages for 6 Music, Radio 2, 5 Live and Radio 4, plus documentaries and podcasts for international brands. She speaks to us about her experiences in launching a podcast and will be speaking at our HBC Summit to answer all your questions!
In this next evolution of social media influence, trust is key.
Think it this way – probably also your grandma could be an influencer: consumers have a relatively small but loyal social media following of friends, family members, colleagues, neighbours and closely held social media connections.
Let’s talk about goal setting and how it can affect the “blogging failure” rate. At the HBC we do not believe in failure. We are a stubborn bunch. That’s why we believe that goal setting is a key aspect of creating a great strategy, and a glorious blog.
Emma and Lucy Warby, sisters based in London, founded Swivlit in 2017 with the dream of shaking up the reusable lunchbox space. We discussed their learnings from starting their own sustainable business.
The publicist wants to get their company’s products / message out to an audience, and bloggers have a content-led platform in which to provide that service. Maintaining good relationships with brands you know, like and trust are key if you want to work with them on a long-term basis. You never know what opportunities might be there in the future!
Whether you’re a full-time influencer, an occasional blogger, or purely use social media as a procrastination tool, taking a break, even if it’s going to be better for your mental health, isn’t easy. Having taken a break myself last year, here’s my guide to cutting back for a little while.
Whether you are looking to streamline your meetings or your Skype calls, it’s important to optimise the time you spend with other people and stick to a specific schedule. Here there are our top tips to set yourself – and your meetings – up for success.
All seasoned food bloggers will know that the daily struggle of taking beautiful photos during winter is real. Throughout December and January in the UK, you can expect to get a measly eight hours of sunlight. Here are five ways to improve your winter food photography skills.
Freelancing can be a rewarding and fulfilling career; you have the freedom to pick your hours, your work and even your office. But what about when motivation is waning and you just can’t find your focus? Here are five tips for staying focused when freelancing.
Being a blogger can be so rewarding, but it’s not always easy. Sometimes the ideas just stop flowing, so here are my top tips for breaking through that block and getting back on the blogging bandwagon.
You are a blogger – yes. You’re writing to attract an audience and build trust – sure. You want to educate, inform and – if you are me – entertain. But the difference between a blogger and a really successful blogger lies in that final step.
It’s SO easy for new business owners to fall into a trap of trying to please everyone by making a product that will appeal to the masses. But remember, when you’re designing your own business out of what you’re PASSIONATE about, you get the make the rules.
Want a way to increase your traffic, gain new readers, and build engagement for your blog? Pinterest is your secret weapon. It’s time to stop thinking of Pinterest as your personal pin board, and start looking at it as a powerful marketing machine to grow your blog. Prepare to increase your readership with these five steps.
Tired of the same old Wordpress themes? Or perhaps you’ve noticed a couple of other bloggers with similar looking designs to yours? It’s good to give your blog a touch-up every once in a while – hey, it needs TLC just as much as you do! If you’re after some simple shortcuts to make it feel a bit more loved then look no further than our 5 easy tricks