Have you tried the new Twitter poll?

Engaging your audience on Social Media is a challenge for many businesses. It's so easy to broadcast messages about you and your business, but you will find you get little back from your audience. I spend a lot of time talking with businesses about how they can make their own content more 'shareable' and more [...]

By |2017-05-23T09:45:38+00:00October 28th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Twitter is just a sophisticated pub

When I was studying for my MBA as a mature student, I was often drawn to Peter Drucker's words, particularly on marketing and communication. I was reminded of Drucker last week at The Social Media Summit organised and hosted by Nicky Kriel*. The memory was triggered by the asssertion that: "Twitter is just a sophisticated pub." Thomas Power** Whether [...]

By |2017-05-23T09:45:38+00:00March 9th, 2015|Networking & Social Media|0 Comments

Let me tell you a story

Storytelling is a timeless, ageless skill. Most of us will remember how we sat as children at story time, cross-legged on the floor entranced by a good storyteller. Even those little fidgets with a short attention span were drawn in, completely captivated. And what about that book you just can't put down, reading 'just one more' chapter [...]

By |2017-05-23T09:45:38+00:00February 16th, 2015|Marketing, Networking & Social Media|0 Comments

Down with the kidz

Are you down with the kidz? I've been doing a presentation to networkers about social media myths, and the things people say... mostly when they are justifying why they are not using social media in their business, or don't want to admit they don't understand it! I've been having a lot of fun with this [...]

By |2017-05-23T09:45:39+00:00May 29th, 2013|Networking & Social Media|0 Comments

Personality, not personal

Have you ever made a slight faux pas on Facebook? Been tactless on Twitter? Quite honestly it would surprise me if you have not. I know I certainly have. If you are showing any kind of personality in your writing, then I would guess that you have also expressed an opinion, shared a personal detail, [...]

By |2017-05-23T09:45:39+00:00May 21st, 2013|Networking & Social Media|0 Comments

Who, not what

Do you focus on what you want to achieve or where you want to be in 12 months' time? Do you focus on your goals - a turnover of £X, or a speaking engagement at that prestigious conference, for example? You know what you want, and you're determined, you've got your action plan, yet you [...]

By |2017-05-23T09:45:39+00:00April 29th, 2013|Networking & Social Media|0 Comments
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