Category Archives: Social media

Why I am now learning more about social media from my family, friends and colleagues

When I started finding out about social media, I read the blogs  and followed the Tweets of leading practitioners. Their practicalities swiftly got me going. Eighteen months later, I’ve got  a new circle of teachers and influencers. And this time … Continue reading

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Another five reasons why companies should get into social media

Companies are not using social media just to interact better with their customers or clients. They are increasingly doing it to engage with their own staff, according to research released last week by Melcrum, the internal communications research and training … Continue reading

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The top ten posts of 2009 from These Digital Times

Here are the top ten posts of 2009 from These Digital Times. Twitter and social media dominate – not at all surprising for a blog in this area. Six types of Tweets if you Twitter every day The ten questions … Continue reading

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A strategy for These Digital Times

First some apologies. An apology to that colleague who recently said he had signed up to my blog. I did not have the heart to say that it had ground to a halt. Another apology to those reading Jeremy Porter‘s … Continue reading

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Guest post: how cult YouTube directors can interest a young demographic in the issue of climate change

Who better to write this blog post on Blog Action Day 2009 than my sister Cheryl Campbell? Cheryl is the executive director of tve, a charity that has been making films and documentaries about the environment for 25 years. Here she … Continue reading

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Why it matters that I successfully bagged my Facebook username

It’s 4.58 am this morning in the UK and the alarm kicks off. I’ve set it to bag my Facebook username. What this means is that whenever I direct people to Facebook, I will no longer send them to a … Continue reading

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The Knowledge-time Continuum

When I kicked off this blog almost a year ago, I found it really easy to think of topics about which to write. I was new to social media and what I discovered, I wrote about, as I learnt, I explained … Continue reading

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