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12 May 2022

Local Bike Shop Day 2022 was a great success across the UK, with online platforms thriving as well as a surge in the physical footfall seen in-stores!

12 May 2022

We Can, You Can is a celebration of the many faces of cycling. The way we move is changing. And the people leading the change are like me and you. We can, you can.

10 May 2022

The speech sets out the government’s agenda for the upcoming Parliament, outlining proposed policies and legislation. An overview of the main announcements relevant to independent shops is...

28 Apr 2022

To celebrate Local Bike Shop Day on Saturday 30 April, BetterPoints are offering QUINTUPLE points and the chance to win a £55 bike service by choosing to travel on two...

26 Apr 2022

Wheels for Wellbeing is a Disabled people’s cycling organisation who campaign for equal access to cycling...

26 Apr 2022

The annual celebration of bike shops across the nation is fast approaching! Be sure to pop down to your local bike shop this Saturday to get a taste of the passion, knowledge and personalised...

21 Apr 2022

Participate in the Independent Retailers Confederation (IRC)'s National Living Wage Survey to provide us with an accurate...

21 Apr 2022

On Local Bike Shop Day 4 lucky customers that purchase a bike through Cyclescheme will be awarded a £250 cycling voucher for the store they collect the bike from! In addition to offering a...

21 Apr 2022

Cytech are attending the Cycle Show and will be demonstrating key practices in bike maintenance that are useful for both the trade and public. Alongside the show we're offering...

21 Apr 2022

The Scottish Government retail division are looking for input with regards to the recent adaptations in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Social media tips to give your feeds a fresh look

Posted on in Business News ,Brands & Products News , Cycles News

Maybe* hamobileve pulled together a roundup of the latest social media tips and news updates. Checkout an overview of Meta's (that's Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp to you and I) latest data release, some guidance on when to use the block button, and the colours you need to build effective social media campaigns.

Make every day a Safer Internet Day

Safer Internet Day 2022 took place on 8th February, and to mark the occasion, Messenger released a useful infographic and social media tips to help users set boundaries in their DMs; vital for kids and adults alike.

More here.

Facebook's daily active user total dropped in 2021

Meta have recently released their latest performance data, showing a significant increase in revenue, plus a rise in monthly active users. In daily active users however, there's been a drop by a million, overall, which means that a million people are not checking their Facebook account on a daily basis.

Full breakdown found here.

Could Facebook and Instagram be banned in the EU?

Surely not! It all comes down to the company's handling of user data within the EU, but overall, it seems unlikely. Watch this space.

A detailed dissection here.

Twitter looks to explore longer form posting options with the app

Twitter is working on an addition called ‘Articles', which looks to be a means of creating blog posts within Twitter itself. These can then be shared across the app. Twitter say "We're always looking into new ways to help people start and engage in conversations on Twitter."

Social media tips for images and new colour trends for 2022

Getting your images right is always one of our top social media tips. Shutterstock have put together a beautiful infographic, revealing the colour trends for the year, based on their deep dive into the colours graphic designers are gravitating towards. Think coral, violet, pinks and greens, and you could give your own social campaigns an on-trend visual upgrade steeped in calming and serene hues.

 

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