How to Network Effectively with Katy Davies

There are so many different ways that we can grow our contacts so we can expand our business. But what are the different types, and how can you network effectively so you can get the best results?

I recently spoke with my friend Katy Davies on The Social Brain Podcast to discuss how to be an effective networker so you can increase your referrals and sales in your business. 

Prefer to listen to the audio version of our conversation? Go here

Including networking in your business strategy 


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How to Feel Confident in Front of the Camera

Do you struggle showing your face on socials?

Lack confidence in front of the camera?

Do you feel self-conscious showing the world the real ‘you’?

You’re not alone, my friend.

But when adding a photo of your face can see a 33% increase in engagement on your posts, it’s time to face your fears and finally feel confident on camera.

I recently spoke with my friend Julian Knopf on The Social Brain Podcast to discuss his top tips for feeling confident in front of the camera so you can show up on…

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Everything You Need to Know About Email Marketing Sequences

How does email marketing really compliment your social media marketing efforts?

Are email marketing sequences that important?

I may be a social media manager, but I would not be doing my due diligence to you if I didn't advise you to diversify your marketing streams. After all, social media platforms are a borrowed space.

We don’t own our social media pages and, as we’ve seen in recent years, anything can happen. Accounts can get deactivated. The platform may change or decide not to run anymo…

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Create a Winning Content Strategy to Boost Your Sales on Socials

(Want to listen to this blog post instead? Check out Episode 7 of The Social Brain podcast.)

Does creating a content strategy for social media leave your head in a spin?!

So many business owners post on social media without having a clear content plan, which can lead them to not get the results they want (and deserve!).

When you’ve got a well thought out content strategy in place, you’re likely to see an increase in followers, engagement and most importantly, SALES!

If you follow me on Insta…

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Top Tips for Going Live On Social Media From a Social Media Manager

(Want to listen to this blog post instead? Check out Episode 5 of The Social Brain podcast.)

Do you struggle when it comes to going live on social media?

You’re not alone.

In fact, most of our clients actively avoid going live on their social media platforms. 

But utilising the live feature is a fantastic way to nurture your audience and turn your community into customers. 

If you follow me on Instagram and are part of my ‘close friends’ crew, you’ll know I often pop up the little question …

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Facebook vs LinkedIn: is it time to shift your focus?

Got the Facebook FOMO? You’re not alone.

There’s kind of an expectation that, as a small business owner, we need to be across as many social media platforms as possible if we want to get enough exposure to drive our ventures forward. And for some reason, Facebook still seems to be the default option for many entrepreneurs, even if it’s not necessarily delivering great results in terms of audience reach and engagement.

Maybe it’s because it’s familiar; most of us have been running our own Faceb…

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The Pros and Cons of Going Viral on Social Media with Laura Jane

(Want to listen to this blog post instead? Check out Episode 6 of The Social Brain podcast.)

Have you ever googled “how to go viral on social media”?

Would you love your reels to hit millions of views?

Do you dream of social media fame?

After listening to this episode of The Social Brain Podcast, you might just change your mind….

I recently spoke with my friend Laura Jane on The Social Brain Podcast to discuss what it’s *really* like to go viral on social media after an audio Laura created …

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Everything You Need to Know About Building Funnels in Business

Sales funnels, marketing funnels, business funnels. It's enough to make your head spin, isn't it? 

Here at The Social Brain, we talk a lot about marketing funnels and the stages of a marketing funnel: brand awareness, nurturing, decision making and the sale.

But did you know there’s more than one type of funnel?

I recently spoke with my friend Rebecca Wise on The Social Brain Podcast to discuss all things business funnels, including the relationship between sales funnels and social media mark…

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I’m trying out TikTok – and here’s what I think

Now, I’m not exactly a stranger to TikTok. I’ve been playing around with it for a while, and I love it.

It’s fun, it’s fast-paced, and it’s an absolute dream for content creators like me who want to be able to produce, edit, and share recordings quickly.

I also put together an article a little while ago on the benefits of using TikTok for businesses – particularly those that rely on user-generated videos to create a buzz around their brand.

Pretty much all of the things I mentioned here still…

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How to Maximise Your Visibility without Spending All Day on Social Media

(Want to listen to this blog post instead? Check out Episode 4 of The Social Brain podcast.)

Social media is an amazing tool to help you grow your business online. It helps you to get out in front of people and to build your community.

But it can also be exhausting. You need to create content constantly, not to mention find time to engage with others and respond to the messages that end up in your inbox. And when you use social media to increase your visibility and grow your business, it’s eas…

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