Instagram Trends 2019 | Rapid Marketing

Instagram Trends 2019 | Rapid Marketing

Instagram trends are constantly changing. We’ve seen new additions like Instagram stories and TV come along and change the game entirely. At Rapid Marketing, we think if you’ve got your mind on any social media platform, the real rising star here is going to be...

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Instagram Hiding Likes – Good or bad for Social Media Users in Ballymena.

Instagram Hiding Likes – Good or bad for Social Media Users in Ballymena.

Why we think Instagram hiding likes can be a positive change for Social Media Marketing in Northern Ireland.

If you’ve been on Facebook or Twitter at all over the last month, you will probably have seen that Instagram are going to start hiding the number of likes that each post has so that only the owner of the account can see them. At the moment, Canada is currently the only country undergoing this testing, but if the response is positive we should expect to have it in Belfast sooner or later.

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Digital Marketing News: Instagram Hiding Likes. Good or Bad for Social Media in Belfast?

Digital Marketing News: Instagram Hiding Likes. Good or Bad for Social Media in Belfast?

If you’ve been on Facebook or Twitter at all over the last month, you will probably have seen that Instagram are going to start hiding the number of likes that each post has so that only the owner of the account can see them. At the moment, Canada is currently the only country undergoing this testing, but if the response is positive we should expect to have it in Belfast sooner or later.

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Social Media News – How will the latest Facebook changes affect Businesses in Belfast and beyond…

Social Media News – How will the latest Facebook changes affect Businesses in Belfast and beyond…

After a tough year for Facebook, where their reputation has been put through a lot of scrutiny after scandals surrounding user privacy, Zuckerburg announced some much needed changes at the conference. A new and improved encryption software has been developed for Facebooks desktop web page and app, making it a much more secure network, so much so that Facebook itself can no longer view your private messaging content – which should give confidence to both your business and your cutomers. But why have facebook implemented these?

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Importance of Social Media Presence for Businesses: Improving your Call to Action

Importance of Social Media Presence for Businesses: Improving your Call to Action

As you know, social media has become a huge part of our everyday lives here in Northern Ireland. We centre our lives around our phones and depend on them for almost anything we need. With over 3 Billion active social media users worldwide to date, it is clear that small businesses nowadays can’t simply open a shop without any social media or digital presence, expecting an endless queue of customers out their door. It just doesn’t work like that.

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Social Media in Ballymena | Rapid Marketing

Social Media in Ballymena | Rapid Marketing

For a long time, Digital Services such as Social Media Marketing, Video and Photography were often overshadowed by the monster of Newspapers and traditional print marketing. Within the past few years, probably back to 2016 or so we have started to see a shift to embrace the power and influence of Social Media Marketing in towns all over Northern Ireland – including our home town, Ballymena where we started Rapid Marketing back in 2017. 

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Social Media Marketing, Ballymena to Belfast

Social Media Marketing, Ballymena to Belfast

Social Media Marketing, Ballymena to Belfast

At Rapid Marketing we are proud to offer Social Media Management, Content Creation; in the form of Video and Photography, Graphic Design, Web Design, Email Marketing and Digital Marketing Training to over 30 Businesses across Northern Ireland. 

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Supporting Local Businesses | Rapid Marketing

Supporting Local Businesses | Rapid Marketing

From the beginning ideas to the end results, we create a digital strategy which is totally unique to you, your business and your goals.  Rapid Marketing takes the confusing, complicated digital marketing elements and makes them easy. We manage your content, engagement and marketing for your social media channels to appeal to your audience and produce real results. This is where Rapid Media comes in – all the aesthetic images and videos? We have that sorted too. We use graphic & web design, videography and photography, to represent your business advertise in the social media sphere. We know what professional, eye-catching content looks like and how to create it for you!

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Digital Media Ballymena

Digital Media Ballymena

Rapid Marketing aims to land  your business or organisation a front page listing of internet searches making sure you appear as high up on search engines as possible. No matter what your business is, a strong web and search presence are both essential to ensure you acquire new business.

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Blog Takeover #001 | Francesca Morelli from dip (Deals in Places) | Rapid Marketing

Blog Takeover #001 | Francesca Morelli from dip (Deals in Places) | Rapid Marketing

Welcome to our first Blog Takeover here at Rapid Marketing – we are really excited about our new series of Blog Takeovers on the importance of Social Media for Businesses, Organisations and Sole Traders! We are really excited to kick this first installment off by asking Francesca from Dip to tell us a little bit more about DIP, a new Start Up based in Belfast Fintech Hub at Danske Bank.

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Six Tips for Instagram Imagery

Six Tips for Instagram Imagery

With so many people “doing it for the gram” these days, its vital to use Instagram as a tool to grow your business, using appealing images to develop your business. 

Instagram is all about visual storytelling. The more appealing your photos are the better they will engage with your followers. You want to aim for your photos to really catch the eye of your target audience and will help you market your business.

Here’s a few Rapid Media top tips for creating the ultimate Instagram picture:

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How to Write the Perfect Instagram Caption

How to Write the Perfect Instagram Caption

An Instagram caption can sometimes be overlooked in the grand scheme of your business, but this is a crucial to your success in the social media sphere. Here at Rapid Marketing, we’ve put together some simple ways to write creative and effective Instagram captions to engage with your customers and help grow your business.

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Strategies for Writing The Best Facebook Ads

Strategies for Writing The Best Facebook Ads

1. Use Facebook Targeting to Narrow Your Audience, then Write to It When it comes to Facebook ads selling online, it’s tempting to write like you’re on stage at a conference. But if you want to be effective, you must write as though you’re writing to one person—and...

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One Year of Rapid Marketing

One Year of Rapid Marketing

What a year it has been. Any of you who currently run your own Businesses or are Self Employed know the struggles, the heartaches, the disappointments – but more importantly the wins, the success stories, seeing your vision of a Business come to life. 

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The Things Brands Do on Social Media That People Hate

The Things Brands Do on Social Media That People Hate

Having your brand on social media is a no-brainer. With enough how-to and best practice documentation out there to exceed Gmail’s current inbox capacity, the vast majority of organizations know what they need to do to build an active and healthy social media presence.

What isn’t so obvious, however, is what not to do…

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