Uncategorized October 23, 2012 | 0 Comment

Tweeters – Are You Paying Attention?

I love industry events. International conferences to morning seminars, I love them all. Whatever the type they present vital opportunities to meet new people and hear new things.  Communication professionals tend to be particularly keen on these, for obvious reasons. For me twitter is an important part of the event experience. Most obviously this relates…

Uncategorized February 6, 2012 | 0 Comment

Step aside Google+, Twitter & Facebook there’s new social media in town…

2012 has already seen the news packed with social media stories. From bald Barbie Facebook campaigns, Ed Milliband’s Blackbusters blunder, McDStories hashtag horror,  Katie Price’s Snickers Stunt to LA Fitness’s Twitter storm. With social media continuing to be a clear influence on our behaviour and on brands’ marketing strategies  it is no wonder that more…

Uncategorized February 6, 2012 | 1 Comment

Step aside Google+, Twitter & Facebook there’s new social media in town…

2012 has already seen the news packed with social media stories. From bald Barbie Facebook campaigns, Ed Milliband’s Blackbusters blunder, McDStories hashtag horror,  Katie Price’s Snickers Stunt to LA Fitness’s Twitter storm. With social media continuing to be a clear influence on our behaviour and on brands’ marketing strategies  it is no wonder that more…

Uncategorized October 6, 2010 | 0 Comment

The Quirky Factor = priceless PR

As the nights draw in and my thoughts turn to the fact that a thieving vagabond stole my warm coat off a restaurant coat peg last winter (who steals a coat?!), the onset of autumn does bring some good with it. Yes, it’s hibernation time and that means one thing: autumn television is upon us!…

Uncategorized July 26, 2010 | 1 Comment

You have +1 new friend request: Burglar Bill

So, 500 million members…. That’s a lot of friends. That’s 1 in 13 of the world’s population. If Facebook was a country it would be the third largest in the world. MySpace who??  As Facebook reaches yet another milestone, leaving other social media sites trailing in the dust, one can’t help wondering if Mark Zuckerberg…

Uncategorized June 29, 2010 | 0 Comment

Brands capitalise on England defeat

What went wrong? I may not be an expert when it comes to football, but being crushed by a better side is certainly one of the dangers in football. This was certainly the case yesterday after watching Germany crush England 4 – 1 in the World Cup. It’s being labelled as one of the darkest…