Posts by Shift ONE

5 Social Media Mishaps That Could Get You Fired

This is not a drill, people. Your boss and your customers are keeping an eye on every tweet, like and hashtag you post on social media. Before you panic and decide to purge yourself of all your social platforms and become a hermit, keep reading.  Here are 5 Social Media Mishaps you should avoid at…

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What is the best CRM for your SME ?

Finding a great product or service can really make all the difference to your business. It’s vital that you choose something that does what you need it to and something that your team will embrace (so you actually get to measure your ROI). So what is the best CRM for your SME and how do you go…

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Instagram Stories are now accessible from the web

Instagram Stories has become an integral part of the Instagram experience. Inspired by Snapchat, ‘Stories’ is used by over 250 million people every day. Instagram announced that from 31st August you can view stories from your desktop. How to view Instagram Stories from your desktop You can view Instagram stories the same way you would…

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5 People Who Should Never Graphic Design Anything

5 People Who Should Never Graphic Design Anything

This article builds on the popular post, Five People Who Should Never Design Your Website which I wrote shortly after starting Shift ONE. Following this post, I received a slot on the Jeremy Maggs show. When I had just started Shift ONE, all the way back in 2011, I needed a logo. As a self-starter…

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4 Ways to Use WhatsApp in your Business including Do’s and Don’ts

WhatsApp threatens the existence of cellular service providers, you know that, right? Why pay for phone calls when you can call over Wi-Fi or use ever-cheapening data? Except there’s still nothing more annoying that receiving a WhatsApp phone call. When I see an incoming WhatsApp call, I am immediately annoyed. So, there are still miles…

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WhatsApp Status Takes the Instant Messaging World by Storm

WhatsApp Status, a new WhatsApp feature similar to SnapChat, has now enabled users to post videos, photos or GIF’s for their contacts to see instead of a simple text status. This feature went live on Android and IOS smartphones across the globe on 24th February. What’s new? No longer will users have to update their…

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Happy Staff + Happy Customers –> Quality Brand

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If your staff are your brand, then what message does your brand reflect? The way you conduct business and the way your staff treat your customers is the essence of your brand. At the end of the day, your staff are at the forefront of your business as they are the ones who interact with…

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Three Things You Have To Let Go Of Before They Kill You

Are you an entrepreneur like me? You need to sit up and take note if this. Your schedule is probably jam-packed, but stop for a minute, breathe, look up at the sky (or the ceiling) and thank heavens you don’t work in a corporate hell hole (put down your CV, there’s no turning back now!).…

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