When you’re running an event, it’s a great idea to create a hashtag especially for it. Now, you might wonder why? Well, it’s a great way for people who aren’t following each other on social media to connect, particularly on Instagram and Twitter. They’ll be able to search the hashtag prior to the event to see who else is attending, giving them the opportunity of making contact beforehand. Plus, after the event, you and they will be able to see what appears on social media.… Read more
Yesterday morning, I went to New Covent Garden Flower Market in London to do research for my March Flower Market Report.
And whilst I was chatting to the traders about which new seasonal flowers they have in at the moment, the topic of Twitter came up…again and again!
Florists & Market Traders
It’s wonderful that florists and market traders are embracing this social media tool.
For florists, Twitter is the perfect way of showing photos of their floral creations to their followers.… Read more
I was recently contacted by designer Amanda Lincoln and today I’m delighted to feature her floral-inspired canvases.
Could you tell us a little bit about your background?
I’ve always been crafty from an early age, encouraged by my mum.
I worked in the family business for a couple of years when I left school, as a receptionist and book-keeper. But it just wasn’t me…I hate figures.
So, I decided to go to Art College. I did well and was encouraged by my tutors to go to university. … Read more