Nikki: Hi everyone – I’m a little bit nervous so be nice to me
Nikki: Hope you all have lots of questions for my interview or i’ll look a bit silly! Don’t forget the hashtag so I can keep up!
1230KISS: we’re always nice Nikki!! plse tell us a bit about your business
Nikki: For 16 yrs I help small businesses to promote themselves on the internet, I do this through SEO, Social Media and Blogging
1230KISS: think I know the answer to this but r u a champagne or beer & skittles Gal?
Nikki: I’m a Champagne girl at the weekend, beer and skittles in the week
Nikki: I live in France – it would be rude not to like Champagne
1230KISS: that covers all points then lol! what keeps u awake at night re your business Nikki?
Nikki: What keeps me awake? Having too many ideas and not enough time to implement them!
DinahLiversidge: what makes you re-tweet a blog?
Nikki: I retweet things if I think they’ll be useful to others – I retweet a LOT
1230KISS: do you have something you’d like to promote with us today Nikki?
Nikki: It would be nice if people could check out the 30 Day Challenges on my website, esp the SEO one launching Monday. They’re all at http://www.nikkipilkington.com #30dayfb
edenaccountant: They’re excellent, looking forward to more! Any other words of advice??
Nikki: best advice in social media – be yourself, be open and remember the social part not just the marketing
Hi, what made you start the 30 day challenges?
Nikki: I started the 30day challenges because I wanted people to see that social media isn’t as difficult as some say
Karenjpa: I recommend Nikki’s 30 Day challenge – it’s helping me!
Inheritance_Ade: To think I’ve actually met the 2 principals of today’s tweetchat – aren’t I a lucky boy
BalancedTW: Do you have a marketing plan that you follow? For you and your clients?
1230KISS: excellent Q from Rebecca @BalancedTW
Nikki: I have a loose plan, but it changes daily, depending on what’s going on in the world Regarding marketing plans, I have mindmaps for all clients and me with basics for the month, then extras get thrown in
1230KISS: Wow! well done on keeping up Nikki!
Nikki: hehe i type quickly
1230KISS: airwaves obviously work well in France! what about success for u Nikki, is it all about money?
Nikki: It’s not all about money, but ££ help It’s about having time to spend with my kids doing fun things
1230KISS: makes sense, I’d agree with u on that… what’s been yr greatest challenge – bus/personal?
Nikki: Biggest bus challenge, setting up a business from a council house as a 21 year old single parent
Nikki: Personal challenge – taking time off and relaxing, oh and learning french lol
1230KISS: bus & personal both achieved!! Congratulations! so, Nikki, really appreciate yr time with us today, last Q coming up …..
BalancedTW: Nikki, do you use sites like hootsuite?
Nikki: I use Hootsuite, BufferApp and Tweetdeck to manage profiles for me and clients
1230KISS: wow! what I great Twitterview with @NikkiPilkington today, thnx everyone for yr Qs, see Nikki 19 June 2012 London, if not before!
1230KISS: thankx everyone, look forward to speaking next week with @DorothyDalton
DorothyDalton: Me too! RT @1230jackie: @NikkiPilkington thankx everyone, look forward to speaking next week with @dorothydalton
Nikki: Thanks all, it’s been hectic but fun