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Taking a Social Sabbatical Retreat

GrayshottTaking a social media sabbatical has become pretty popular and I am a believer in taking regular digital detox’s. Where you embrace the opportunity to zone out of social media updates, take a breather to let the mind slow right down, recharge your batteries and allow new creative ideas to flourish and evolve.

I am also partial to a great ecourse and have participated in several over the last couple of years. I find them a brilliant and low cost way to learn, some are created with a social community alongside for support and others are designed to be done alone.

The perfect remedy

This has been an incredible but hectic year for Scarletta and I, and it was time to retreat and practice my social radio silence for a few days. This turned out to be the perfect remedy, the Solopreneur Sojorn a digital retreat kit for your business by Jac McNeil.

Being a home worker I knew I needed to get out of my familiar working and home environment and give myself permission to take some time out and embrace the digital retreat fully.

Jac gives you everything you need including a beautifully illustrated work book, playlists for soothing music on Spotify, recipes to encourage healthy eating and calming audios to set you off and see you through the retreat, it’s as if she is right there with you. Continue reading

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Fancy Some Social Faceworking?

Lovely to See You Scarletta MediaWe are far enough along the social marketing route to have a clear idea of what works and what doesn’t for our own businesses.

Scarletta is four years old this week (woo-hoo!) and what I have learnt on my journey is to keep it simple, avoid clever marketing tricks and be completely honest about what it really means to be a social business.

There are so many on-line courses and social gurus sharing their secret social sauce to success. But what works for them, may not work for you. Your businesses are different, you are unique and the only person who knows what is right for your business is you.

Fancy Some Social Faceworking? Make Your Social Media Marketing Thrive Workshop

So if you want to use social media marketing on your own terms how about joining me for the day on Friday 18th October at my brand new Scarletta workshop – Make Your Social Media Marketing Thrive?

We’ll discuss the reality of being a social business. The issues and challenges many face on a day-to-day basis. And what to do about them. There won’t be any “must do’s” or your Facebook page is doomed scenarios. But there will be plenty of ideas and inspiration shared to help your social media marketing thrive.

Plus this event is going to be as social as possible, so I’ve replaced the word “networking” with what I believe is far more appropriate these days and that’s “connecting”! The day will be split into two sessions with a nice lunch in between. We’ll leave out the one minute elevator pitches and business card shuffles.

If you’re ready to thrive register your interest here and spend a day away from the virtual world and do some faceworking instead. You’ll be notified as soon as tickets go on sale. Places will be limited so it’s first come first serve.

Need social media help fast?

And there’s more….. yes it has been a hive of activity at Scarletta this summer. If you want social media help fast, check out the new 60 minute social consultations. Find a convenient slot that suits you thanks to Booking Bug and we’ll get cracking.

Social School is Back!

Autumn class for The Social Media Map eCourse kicks off on Monday 23rd September here’s all the info if you want to work on your social media marketing strategy at your own pace.

It would be lovely to see you!

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The Beginning of a New Scarletta Chapter

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Hello and welcome to Scarletta’s New Home

After several months of creative graft and a year or so planning, I am delighted to share with you the brand new Scarletta website and branding.

What’s New

The focus for the business is “Creative Social Media Marketing with Purpose and Personality”. And with a brand new Scarlet Red logo and completely new and bespoke website it allows far more flexibility for creative growth.

The Scarletta Purpose

The Scarletta purpose is to continue to work with you to help define your social media marketing purpose and demonstrate your personality.

The specialties on offer include:

  • Telephone / Skype Consultations
  • 1-1 Tutorials
  • Social Media Strategy Consultations
  • Workshops
  • e-Courses and not forgetting the e-Books

And I don’t just work with social media, help is at hand with all your on-line marketing projects, so if you want to create a blog, need some branding assistance or want to revamp your website. Scarletta will help you for bigger projects too.

The Scarletta Personality

I’ve been a bit bolder, so you’ll see more of me and there is an awful lot of my own personality that is infused within the new website.

You’ll get an idea of how it all came about on my Scarlet Pinterest board. The team at BWeb did a brilliant job of helping me to bring the concept to life. Not an easy task!

Scarletta’s Blog

Scarletta’s Blog has had a total revamp and a good clear out. There were over 150 posts since the original Scarletta’s Blog started in 2009.

The best posts of the bunch have been cherry-picked for you to have a browse through and with easier navigation there are plenty of fabulous social media insights available.

The Social Media Map eCourse

You can now work on your own Social Media Map straight away and buy and download the e-Course, so you don’t need to wait until the next course date to get cracking.

It is still bumper full of creative ideas and will set you on the right path to making social media marketing work for your business.

Anyway I hope you love the new Scarletta just as much as I do and let me know what your thoughts are?

And there’s plenty more in the pipeline with more E-courses and social content to share with you in the near future. Continue reading

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