National Dog Biscuit Day

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Now then, how the devil are you? Well, excellent. Me too. Thank you very much for asking. Welcome to this Sunday video. Thank you for consuming this. And so if you didn’t already know, today is national dog biscuit. Why is there a day for national thought biscuits? I’ve no idea. But obviously it is a day to spend time with friends, family, whether your friends and family are human or are fairly little friends and you’re gonna give them loads of dog biscuits as treats today because it isn’t national dog biscuit day. Uh, but that said, even though you’re going to be spending time with friends, family, fairy friends, all that kind of stuff, just don’t forget the audience behind the lens as well. Verse people who consume your content on a daily basis and those who can’t consume your content on a daily basis. Because let’s remember, social media doesn’t work a five day week it is on seven days a week, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, a platform, and if you’re not using it on all of those days as a chance, you’re potentially missing out and talking to a new customer because especially on a weekend, not everybody can use social media on a week date. Sometimes the bosses won’t let them do it. That’s why we suggest that people actually when they create video content, have subtitles so that when the boss is in the office and you still want to watch the video content, you can, you don’t have to listen to it. You can actually watch it with subtitles and read what the person says exactly. So don’t forget on a weekend there is a potential of new people consuming content because everybody can be online during the week. So those new people are going to pop onto social media and consume content in this area of expertise that you’re in because are looking for that help and your competitors are putting stuff out on a Saturday and Sunday and you’re not.

So what’s going to happen? You competitors are going to get them as raving fans and as potential new customers and you’re not. However, that’s easily remedied. Start posting on a weekend. I’m not saying you have to create loads and loads of content for a weekend by I am saying you need to spend a little bit of time to saying hello, having a chat with them. Maybe even just make weekends about having fun and not necessarily consuming loads and loads of value-driven content and those statistics, but you could make it about taking part of the poll or maybe having a quiz about the content you’ve been posting for the week and see if people can answer the questions on it. It gives them a chance as well to go back and consume that content and maybe get the questions right. All that kind of stuff. Anyway, hopefully, you’ve got some value from this. The value is that, don’t forget there was a brand new audience on a weekend consuming content, so make sure you’re making content for them to consume. In the meantime, go off, have some fun with your fairy friends and give them a biscuit from me on national bumpy skin day and until tomorrow, have a good un’ bye.

Cook A Sweet Potato

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The devil. I you. Well, excellent. Me too. Thank you very much for asking. It is national cooker sweet potato day as if there’s a day for cooking a sweet potato. I know they’ll make anything where they, anyway, so yesterday is national cookers, sweet potato day. Everybody cooks sweet potatoes these days because they want to be a little bit healthier than want something a bit nicer in their diet with less carbs. Um, and to try and tie this into social media, it got me thinking about how healthy is your content and your social media for your audience. Uh, because so many people just throw content out at different times of the day to potentially different audiences without really thinking seriously about their content and what they’re actually doing with that. So it begs the question, do you understand who your avatar is? If you don’t know what an avatar is, basically an avatar is the ideal customer for you, your niche customer.
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Sticky Bun Day

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Now then how the devil are you? Well, excellent. Me too. Thank you very much for asking. Thank you very much for joining me on national sticky bond day. Who would not want to celebrate that day. Yeah, exactly. And an as always, I want to try and tie this back into your content, your brand, your business, use social media. And uh, I thought I would tie this one into LinkedIn because something I’ve been getting a lot of lately is people sending me requests to connect and either in their request, they’re sending to me, or the minute that I press accept on the request to connect, they’re sending me a sales message on the DMS. What are you thinking?
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National Pets Day

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Now. Then how the devil are you? Well, excellent. Me too. Thank you very much for asking. Welcome to another video. So today was national love your pet day as I don’t have any pets and I couldn’t think of a really logistical way of tying this back into most stuff. So I thought I’d open the floor to you guys for questions today to see what you wanted to ask about marketing in general and what you could do with your friends and your businesses. I put out videos and questions all over social media, so we’re just going to skip through some of them that came through today. Some of the more common questions I guest aghast and see if we can try and get through as many as we possibly can. Sound like a good idea. Brilliant, right? First platform that we went to tick tock. So I went on to tech talk, did a quick video at David was asking the questions by computer and behind me, uh, David was asking the question, what should I be posting on tick tock?

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Tug Of War Day

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Now. Then how the devil are you? Excellent. Me too. Thank you very much for asking. I’m Simon Scholes, founder and creative director of perception studios, the award winning visual marketing agency and as always on a daily basis and wanted to talk to you about some of the stuff that you can do yourselves for free or potentially with a small cost attached, which is what today is all about because I’m going to tat to you about the fact that it is national tug of war day and on a day like today where it’s raining and horrible outside, the last thing you want to be doing is playing a tug of war, but on a daily basis, especially if you work in marketing in your brand or in your business right now, and you have this tug of war between whether you should spend money on social media or not really bother.
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National Wine Day

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Now. Then how the devil are you. Well, excellent. Me too. Thank you very much for asking. Welcome to another video and other national day video today. If you didn’t already know it is national wine day national. What does a day for national wine day for drinking wine? Excellent. If you are a big wine, fine. I’m not a huge wine. Fine. I know what I like. Uh, then yeah, national wine days. An excuse to pour yourself a glass this evening and sit down and chill out. Once everything’s all settled down and maybe the kids had gone to bed or your partner and you have had dinner and you’ve done all the washing up and you sit down and it can chill over a glass of wine because it is national wine day. Uh, but it got me thinking a little bit about content that people create, uh, people wanting to put out perfection and, and all that kind of stuff because they want to maybe spend some money on stuff and make that perfect piece of content every single time.
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Random Acts Of Kindness

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Now. Then how the devil I you. Well, excellent. Me too. Thank you very much for asking. Welcome to another national day. Today if you didn’t already know is national kindness day, do a random act of kindness for a stranger and a yay, you’re helping them out. So lots of people doing lots of different things. In fact today I’ve been to Starbucks and paid for the next person, Starbucks without them knowing, so then they get a free coffee. That was my, or one of my random acts of kindness today. So I want to ask you a question on social media. What do you do as a random act of kindness every single day? I try to give them value for free and this is something that kind of you should be looking to do as well, no matter what business is you are in. I spoke about this the other day as well as so many people get caught up in social media and needing a return on investment, but they forget about the fact that social media is about being social and about giving something back to the community that is out there or potentially even the community that you’ve already built.
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Do A Grouch A Favour

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Now. Then how the devil are you. Well, excellent. Me too. Thank you very much for asking. So then it’s a quick video today. It’d been a Sunday and I want some time with my family. However, as today is do a grouch a favour day. I felt this was an ideal opportunity to discuss. One thing with you that I know is quite high on most people’s list and that is why they don’t press publish on quite a lot of their content. They don’t actually even start doing the content in the first place. It’s because we’re afraid of what other people might say. We’re afraid of trolls. Everyone’s favourite thing because you get these idiots keyboard warriors who go, you’re rubbish and they type it all out and they post it on your content and then you feel bad about it. Now the fact of the matter is I’m in a fortunate position doing what I’ve done over the years working in TV, working in radio.
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Single Person Awareness Day

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Now. Then how the devil are you? Excellent. Me too. Thank you very much for asking. I’m in the car with the loved one in the background, so excuse any, abrupt noises all of a sudden from background. Uh, so today, if you didn’t already know yesterday was Valentine’s day to day is single person awareness day, which means if he’s single you can go home and love yourself and that sounds very wrong.

But you can go home and make yourself a meal or you can not just watch a good film or you can get the popcorn out or have some chocolate or you can do all of the above and much, much more if you really want to. But the moment, most important thing is, is that you’re loving the fact that your team is single, single person awareness day. And that kind of got me thinking about all the solo printers that are out there right now as well.
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Valentines Day Value

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Now then, welcome to the social media podcast. How the devil are you? Well, excellent. Me too. Thank you very much for asking. I’m Sam skulls. They found out and creative director of perception studios, the award-winning visual marketing agency and today is Valentine’s day. So let’s talk about spreading the love, the social media podcast with Simon Scholes, tips, hints, and great content ideas. So on a daylight today, obviously we’re going to talk about love is Valentine’s day after all, and I want to ask you the question, how are you spreading the love to your audience? I want to ask you how you do this. Do you do it by selling to them? Do you do it by sending to them with special offers to do, by selling to them with free gifts? Because even if you’re giving something for free, you were effectively selling or do you do what we do?
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