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Solve Your Social Media Woes In One Hour

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​Social Media is the way forward in this day and age, we use it for everything! To look up friends, contacts, services, food, fashion, beauty and even places we are thinking of visiting.  People no longer use traditional methods as their first port of call to find out information. Social Media is now the way […]

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Social Media for Small Business: Top Tip #4

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TOP TIP #4 We often get asked about how to create interesting and fun content – businesses complaining that they don’t have anything to post about. Nonsense, we say! Every business has plenty of interesting things to say; we always recommend sitting down with your team and brainstorming posts. For example, if you’re a restaurant, […]

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Social Media for Business: Top Tip #3

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TOP TIP #3 What’s wonderful about social media is that it allows a two way conversation with your customers. If someone takes the time to leave you positive feedback, don’t ignore them! Take the time to reply. What’s just as important is to not ignore the negative feedback. Even if the users comments have made […]

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Social Media For Small Business: Top Tip #1

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We can’t stress how much easier this will make your life. We’re all busy, especially SME’s, and we need to be smart and strategic with our time. So, the first step is to create a posting plan. This is a document (usually an Excel spreadsheet) that details what you’ll be posting out and when. This […]

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Visit Somerset Digital Festival SOLD OUT!

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In the early days of working with Visit Somerset, we decided that we would strive to make Somerset the most digitally savvy county in the UK.  We want to share out own expertise with Visit Somerset members – and thus, with the support of the Visit Somerset board, The Visit Somerset Digital Festival was born – […]

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Gumption MD joins Visit Somerset Board

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Visit Somerset are delighted to announce the appointment of a new board director the Somerset Tourism Association board. Jenna will take charge of all Visit Somerset’s social media developments and is well versed to do so.  Jenna is the Founder of Gumption Agency, a social media agency based in Frome. Before founding Gumption in 2012, […]

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James’s Work Experience at Gumption Agency

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As a 17 year old boy who doesn’t know what direction he wants to take his life in yet, coming to Gumption for work experience was a great opportunity to see what other, less traditional, jobs were out there. At first when I heard ‘social media marketing’, I thought to myself “What even is that?” […]

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Pokémon GO – How it can help your business

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Pokémon GO

Every 90’s kid remembers a time when they wished they lived in the Pokémon world. I remember growing up surrounded by the Pokémon franchise – the TV series, the cards, the toys… And I can still remember that one time I cried at the theme tune because Pokémon aren’t real. But perhaps most importantly, I remember the games, which […]