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17 Jul 2019

As indepedent businesses are increasingly affected by political factors and a lack of governent support, the UK retail industry is becoming a crisis situation with hudreds of independent...

4 Jul 2019

The annual search to find Britain’s Best Small Shop, a competition managed by the Independent Retailers Confederation (IRC), begins today with a focus on consumer engagement and how...

25 Jun 2019

The plans for a new Thames walking and cycling crossing from Canary Wharf to Rotherhithe in London have been halted due to the rising costs

25 Jun 2019

Survival has been the primary focus of many bike shops, but what if you are looking to grow?

24 Jun 2019

Local Bike Shop Day celebrates independent bike shops all around the UK

24 Jun 2019 | 1 comment

New research estimates the effect of e-bikes on miles travelled and greenhouse gas emissions

20 Jun 2019

The definitive guide to safer cycling is a four part series that offers crucial information on important cycling safety statistics as well as helpful tips and advice

12 Jun 2019

The Government recently announced the introduction of e-bikes into the Cycle to Work scheme. The addition of e-bike within the Cycle to Work scheme could help more commuters turn to greener...

12 Jun 2019 | 2 comments

The e-bike market is forecasted to grow further across the UK competing with the car for short distances.

12 Jun 2019

The APPCG hope you can join their next meeting on the industrial case for cycling

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Results of Social Media Survey

Posted on in Business News , Cycles News

FacebookSocial media has become a massive part of business marketing to improve brand loyalty, engage with consumers and build stronger consumer relationships.

Social media has become the tool to set a business apart from its competition by highlighting its niche.

According to market research, Facebook remains the dominant social media platform. So we asked the industry ‘what does social media do for your business?'

Many businesses use a variety of social media platforms, with Facebook, Instagram and Twitter being the three most popular platforms. However, Facebook is still the most widespread social media platform with 60% of businesses using Facebook, 30% of businesses using Instagram and only 10% of businesses using Twitter.

The social media platform that gains the most traction is Facebook (70%).

The most popular types of posts that gain the most engagement on social media platforms are posts about new bicycles, events posts, workshop tips and videos.

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