#MagnetMonday – How Does It Benefit My Business?

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Posted by Charlotte Venturini of Voispeedltd.co.uk

You may well have seen random photos of the TBC magnet outside businesses in St Albans, or with a random cat, or arriving in Amsterdam – but what is the actual point of #MagnetMoments and how does it benefit YOUR business?






Social media is all about just that – being sociable. It’s not about link-dumping, blowing your own trumpet or shouting “Buy My Stuff!” – it’s soooooooo much more than that.


Posted by Nicky Weisfeld – ValuingMinds.co.uk

Social Media is about building a “know, like and trust” relationship with your audience AND interacting with that audience – getting conversations going, posting interesting and useful stuff, photos and things that people relate to. Cat photos and posts are extremely popular on social media! So for TBC’s to post a photo of their TBC magnet with their cat, they often get a fantastic response. Plus it tells us a little bit more about that person – a little at a time.




Posted by Aarti Parmar of aartiparmar.com

The TBC magnet also helps members to feel part of a “club”, that we are all there to help and support each other, and, we often turn into the salesforce for the businesses within the group – it’s far better for other people to post about your business than it is for you to do it. Recommendations and word of mouth play a really important part in marketing your business – there’s nothing quite like it – so the TBC magnet is a fantastic way to promote, feature and share info about that business. Again, it can be different aspects of that business – such as launch night, or a simple visit, or a particular product – #MagnetMoments enable you to promote anything about your business (as long as the shot features a TBC magnet), as well as to promote other businesses.







Posted by Simon Ratcliffe – www.macrat.co.uk

And it’s not just about businesses, we encourage businesses to take their magnets on holiday with them, to concerts, to the park – we are all humans too, and we want to see places to go, things to do etc. and sharing your #TBCMagnet piccies is a fantastic way to do this.









PLUS, #MagnetMonday piccies get shared by us and other SABs on social media and get featured in the Magnet Album of the SAB facebook page – so they may well turn up on social media again for years to come. All of which lead back to YOUR BUSINESS!






So, get involved! If you don’t yet have a TBC magnet, pick one up from the next jelly (check dates here), become a TBC website member (details here), or look out for the comps to win one.



Be part of a fantastic business community – and share, chat, collaborate and support each other – yay!