Have you played out with Blab yet? It’s actually good fun – and you can broadcast to the world wearing your slippers! Live vlogging is becoming increasingly popular. Blab is chat show style with up to 4 people at a time and people can ask you questions, which means good engagement. This month I took part […]
Social media tips
Get your own! Plagiarism in business blogging
It’s never nice to have your work stolen, and the internet makes that all too easy. Equally the internet makes it easier for plagiarism to be found out. There is naming and shaming going on and it ain’t pretty!
Social Media and Crisis Management – Lessons to be learnt from United Utilities
Lancashire’s drinking water has been contaminated. Used well social media can be brilliant for raising awareness of public health issues. Unfortunately United Utilities did not use it well and this is what happened.
Are you listening? Using social media to pay attention to your customers
In trying to communicate better with a white goods company that had me going round in circles I took to Twitter. They weren’t there, but what I did find led to this short vlog.
Social Media Top Tips
Like many trainers I get asked lots of questions about social media and as we say, when you get the same question 10 times you should turn it into a blog. Here I have gone one step further and turned 2 of the most common questions into How To screen-cast videos as a summer bumper special.
When our Wonderful Teens Take to Twitter!
You may well know that we are slap bang in the middle of GCSEs here in the UK. Yesterday morning my daughter set off to do her maths GCSE and I set off to deliver some team training. At lunch time 2 things happened. I got a text from my daughter about her exam and […]
Why we launched Women on the Web
On International Womens Day Sharon Jackson and I Launched We Are WOW to simplify the digi-world and empower people to use the tools that we be useful to them.
Are we being respectful of our children’s privacy on social media?
February 10th was Safer Internet Day with the theme of ‘Lets create a better internet together”.
The day was about understanding the positives of the online world, but also highlighted that as many as a third of young people are still being bullied on-line.
I do, of course, worry about some of the things that young people share on-line, but I must say that I worry more about what is perhaps the elephant in the room – what parents are sharing about their children
Bringing a new product to market? How do you get the Know Like Trust element?
A big issue for people launching a new business is, how do you present something to people that haven’t yet come to Know, Like and Trust you? Finding the language to share with our target market is not an easy task and far too many of us get this wrong. It’s all very well being all over social media, but if people don’t get what we do, we are wasting our time.
Are you a digi-device addict, or has the digi world passed you by?
As 2014 draws to a close, just for fun I thought I’d share a little old fashioned seasonal quiz to check how addicted you are to the digital world – just in case you are still thinking about your New Year Resolutions.