The Noisy Little Monkey Blog

UGC: User-Generated Content or User-Generated Conversion?

Posted in Social Media Marketing, Posted in User-Generated Content by Sarah Carter on 22-Feb-2017 13:00:00

Nowadays you see plenty of e-commerce sites hopping on the user-generated content bandwagon. You know the deal: it's typically photos of fashionistas wearing their recent purchase from [insert desirable e-commerce site here]. But, what is the point of it all? And, if your product isn't in the realm of wearable fashion, how exactly can UGC benefit your e-commerce business? For this week's blog post we passed the baton over to Sarah Carter, Head of Marketing at Rixxo, a Creative Studio based in Bristol, to help shed some light on the topic. Over to you, Sarah...

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Social Media: The Rule Of Thirds

Posted in Social Media Marketing by Gertie Goddard on 17-Feb-2017 12:02:00

Let’s talk about the big three. And no, unfortunately I don’t mean Destiny’s Child, the Harry Potter trio, Busted or the 3 Musketeers. 

Nope. The big three we’re referring to are the thirds of social media content: promoting, sharing and interacting.

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8 Content Marketing Mistakes To Avoid

Posted in Social Media Marketing by Holly Edwards on 09-Feb-2017 12:30:00

Content marketing ain't easy, but it's particularly difficult if you're not sure what mistakes you're making. Our guide to the 8 content marketing mistakes you need to avoid will help! (Psst, please do not tweet us if we've made any of them in this blog. Ignorance is bliss.)

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Social Media KPIs for ROI: What Does It All Mean?!

Posted in Social Media Marketing by James Mulvaney on 07-Feb-2017 16:29:00

If you’ve ever worked in sales or marketing, you’ll be used to nodding along to bull@#?! acronyms. Some of them, like these two (up there in the title), come up far too often to ignore so let’s just clear up the definitions straight away.

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How Many Blogs Should I Write In A Month?

Posted in Social Media Marketing by Gertie Goddard on 30-Jan-2017 16:33:00

Okay, so you know why you should blog - right? Quick refresher: it helps SEO, can give your brand some badass digital authority, will attract people to your site, and potentially convert visitors to leads (or customers, or new friends, whatever you want to call them…) Got it? Good. But, deciding how many blogs you should write in a month?! Now that’s a mystery even Sherlock might struggle with.

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A Beginner's Guide to User Generated Content

Posted in Social Media Marketing, Posted in Inbound Marketing by Gertie Goddard on 20-Jan-2017 16:05:00
User Generated Content. The big UGC. Feeling a little stumped? Personally, as a new Noisy Little Monkey (not even one-month old, in fact!) I totally know how you feel. However, the concept of User Generated Content is simpler than it sounds - despite the broad connotations behind it – and it's pretty darn useful for anyone wanting to level-up their marketing game. Basically, UGC is any kind of content – beautiful, interesting or just plain weird - which your customers have voluntarily produced that relates to your brand.

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29 Epic Inbound Content Marketing Ideas

Posted in Inbound Marketing by Josh Baldwin on 13-Jan-2017 14:25:25

Inbound marketing can be a real ballache. You know content creation is the cornerstone of inbound, but those kickass content ideas just aren’t coming to you! Help is at hand though.

In this post we’re gonna dive in deep into inbound and focus on crucial conversion-led content ideas (say that 10 times fast...) that'll generate you some smokin hot leads 🔥 

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Social Media Ideas For New Year's Eve

Posted in Social Media Marketing by Holly Edwards on 21-Dec-2016 14:00:00

Ah, New Year’s Eve. Forced nostalgia, overpriced drinks and the obligation to spend time with people you hate. No wonder it’s one of the most anticipated nights of the year! So heaven forfend you let this special time pass without celebrating it on social media. Stuck for ideas? Read on for our guide to marking the occasion....

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Christmas 2016 with Noisy Little Monkey

Posted in Funnies, Posted in Social Media Marketing, Posted in News by Claire Dibben on 20-Dec-2016 11:36:39

Ahhh, office Christmas parties. That special time of year when you're forced to spend your precious free time with a bunch of people you probably don't like, photocopying inappropriate body parts and desperately flirting with your boss in the hopes of a pay rise. Refreshingly, the Noisy Little Monkey office party conformed to none of the above. 

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Social Media Ideas For Big Ticket E-Commerce

Posted in Social Media Marketing by Holly Edwards on 16-Dec-2016 16:10:00

To an outsider, it’s easy to imagine that social media marketing for big ticket ecommerce would be a total breeze. After all, people love to buy things! And you love to sell them! So it’s the perfect match – right? Well, yes, but after a while coming up with new ideas can feel impossible. And if you’re just starting out, it’s difficult to know where to begin with so many options available to you. After all, you want to do what will actually work, rather than just fill space. Luckily, that’s why we’re here.

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