Tuesday, 18 July 2017

NEWS: Have you heard of "Google Local Guides"?



When you are on your holidays this summer, think about how you can contribute on Google Maps and in return earn rewards ...

By sharing reviews, photos, and knowledge on Google Maps, Local Guides influence how millions of people navigate the world. Here's how to make an impact ...

Points, Levels, and Perks

Each time you contribute, you earn points. Those points help you reach higher levels of the Local Guides program.  At Level 4, you unlock your first Local Guides badge. Higher levels also lead to special perks such as 3 free months of Google Play Music All Access, 75-percent discount on a movie rental from Google Play etc and early access to Google features.

Read more about how many points are rewarded for each share, and explanation of the levels https://support.google.com/local-guides/answer/6225851?hl=en.

Wednesday, 17 May 2017

SERVICE: Benefits on outsourcing your EMail Marketing



Force 4 Computing design and send, on your behalf responsive marketing email campaigns.  


We are proud to say that their email campaigns have a much higher than industry average open rate (of 21.71%), our average is 36.5%!   

We then track and produce reports so you can see how successful your campaign performed.  


Find out why we are so successful here, and view example campaigns:   www.force4computing.co.uk/email-marketing.html

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

SERVICE: Keep all your devices in sync!



Force 4 now offer a superb Hosted Exchange Email Service, which is a cloud-based messaging platform designed specifically for business.  It is so popular it is now the fastest growing cloud sector worldwide.


With this robust and secure Hosted Exchange service, your business can collaborate, communicate and manage your business communications far more effectively and efficiently.


Exchange comes with a range of features to increase your productivity levels and maintain a high level of performance, such as emails, shared calendars, shared contacts, file sharing and more.


This solution removes the need for your own expensive on-site servers and maintenance fees, as we provide this service via locally hosted UK servers which are ultra secure.


Packages are very competitively priced, include anti-virus and anti-spam as standard and start from 50GB storage to 125GB per email account.  The price for all this is just £4.95 per email account per month and you can add the latest licensed version of MS Outlook for only £1 extra per month!

Wednesday, 5 April 2017

TIP: Facebook Insights - understanding the lingo!


When looking at your business page insights for a post, have you often wondered exactly what the following mean? ...
  • "People Reached": (appears in their newsfeed) the people your post was served to in the past 28 days.
  • "People Engaged": (interacted) Find out who has liked, clicked, commented on or shared your posts, or engaged with your Page, in the past 28 days. Once you know who your most engaged audience is, you can better tailor your Boosted Posts to them.
  • "Total Reach": The number of people who were served any activity from your Page



Impressions are the number of times a post from your Page is displayed, whether the post is