The 3 factors that will determine your social media success

By |2015-06-30T09:59:09+00:00June 30th, 2015|Accountants, Appearance, Blogging, Business messaging and branding, facebook, Following up, Google+, Linkedin, Productivity, Reputation, Social Media, STANDING OUT, twitter|

It’s all too easy to get caught up in the game of chasing followers, likes, connections and social media klout. It may be fun to keep track of these metrics and to keep increasing them. But, in real life, they are not important by themselves. There is little point in simply pursuing these metrics. You

Why am I among the top ranked accountant bloggers on twitter?

By |2014-01-09T16:43:03+00:00January 9th, 2014|Accountants, Blogging, STANDING OUT, twitter|

The ICAEW's magazine, Economia, has produced a new list of: ...the top 50 most influential sources of finance news and information in social media, voted for by economia readers and ordered by Leaderboarded and Klout. The Top 20 is dominated by journalists and economists with a smattering of well known business names too. The top ranked accountant

Website and blog stats review 2013

By |2014-01-01T09:17:05+00:00January 1st, 2014|Blogging, Uncategorized|

This time last year I reviewed my website and blog stats for 2012. That provides some comparison for this review of the 2013 stats. In summary, visitor numbers and blog posts read are all significantly up on previous years. I am delighted that an increasing number of accountants seem to find what I write to

Top blog posts from 2013

By |2013-12-31T09:22:19+00:00December 31st, 2013|Blogging, Uncategorized|

Tomorrow I will post a full review of the visitor activity on this website and blog. It may be of interest if you are into blogging. For now here are the top 10 blog posts from 2013 - ranked by the number of times they were read (according to my wordpress stats). Feel free to

5 ways you can read my blog posts for free.

By |2013-09-19T11:12:05+00:00September 19th, 2013|Blogging, Uncategorized|

Everyone has their own preferences. I've summarised the options for you below. Do pick whichever suits you best: 1. Subscribe to my 3Rs ideas notes as I regularly include references back to the most recent blog posts here. Simply complete the sign-up box on the right of your screen. 2. Subscribe to the email notification

Please ignore this self congratulatory post

By |2013-08-01T08:36:48+00:00August 1st, 2013|Blogging, Uncategorized|

Three months ago I mentioned, in passing, that this website/blog "had significantly more visitors (>19,000) and more page views (>30,000) in April than ever before." I am delighted to note that those April figures were no blip. July 2013 saw the highest number of unique visitors to this website and blog: 20,754 And the number

Why consistency is important on social media

By |2012-08-17T09:23:02+00:00August 17th, 2012|Blogging, Linkedin, Reputation, Social Media, STANDING OUT|

Most accountants who become active on social media do so in the hope of attracting more clients. If this is your intention or you want to evidence your credibility, I suggest that you adopt a consistent business focus across your websites, blogs, online networking and contributions to business forums. It also helps to show that