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Social media is now high on the agenda of most businesses and increasingly the various platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and Tumblr are being used as stages for promotions. It’s an exciting area but there are a few things to bear in mind. Christian James, managing director of Manchester-based The if agency, has the following tips.

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