Why should you use Twitter? A CIO needs to lead the way for an enterprise. If they sit in the HQ behind glass doors and have very little visibility to the people on the office floor then their impact is limited. By having a twitter account with a mass of both internal and external followers [...]
The only thing EVERYONE on line has in common………
..........they will die What happens to your online profiles when you die? Did you know any of the places you store or upload information Facebook, Twitter, etc own your data. There is technology out there today which can predict what your next tweet might be. There is talk that the technology might exist in the [...]
Four steps to go from social zero to social hero
In this blog I will explain how you can take your self from zero to hero in the world of social media. The four steps I will go through are listen, share, comment, blog. Listen The first thing you need to do is listen. Listening means understanding what it is people are talking about in [...]
Google plus ———- A +ve or a -ve?
or Google+ has 90 million users Source: Forbes blog post Jan 2012 What does this mean to you? Well I guess it depends on how you look at social media. If you go on facebook to keep up with old friends and tell the world how cold it is on the way to work then [...]
What is your Personal vs Business social media strategy for 2012?
Where do you draw the line between personal and professional networking? In this blog I will give you an overview of how I use different sites for business and personal use. As social networking begins to be apart of most businesses marketing and even customer service strategies where does your professional presence stop and your [...]
New lingo – MaaS – Marketing as a (free) Service
Employees as a service? Spokes people? Brand ambassadors? How would you like to have an army of brand ambassadors and spokes people who are available as and when you need. Imagine this army of people would consist of so many people the world over that no matter what time of day it is or in [...]
10 tips for success on LinkedIn
LinkedIn has become an essential tool for anyone who wants to be successful in business. Whether you want to sell your products, get a job, seek advice from like-minded peers or find people to work with you in your business, you need to get involved. I will go through the basics to get you thinking [...]
Are you leaving behind an iPad widow?
I'm just sitting on the tube looking at a guy reading the Metro news paper next to another guy reading the interactive version through the Metro app on his iPad. For those of you who haven't embraced the tablet movement, I thought I would give you an idea of my experience of having bought one. [...]
How much Klout have you got? Update one – 17
Everyone likes abit of an ego boost right? Well if your into social media then I may have something right up your street. Klout.com is a website which let's you monitor how influential you are online. You have to log in using your Facebook or Twitter account. You can then add any of your other [...]
What does YOUR personal brand say about YOU? – Part 1 – A personal branding introduction
I'm not talking about Jo Brand or Russell Brand I'm talking about YOUR personal brand. What do people think about you? How are you perceived among your clients, colleagues and within your industry? Whether you are a business leader, a consultant, a sales person, a lawyer, an entrepreneur, a hairdresser or anyone in business [...]