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The 12 ways of Christmas – Secret Santa

It’s that time again, we spend 10 months hoping it gets here, one month preparing and then the whole of December questioning the sense of it all. I’m going to … Continue reading

December 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

How not to do Social Media – the RT This! Lady

Like I’m an expert at it. But there are some things that just prickle, and this is one of them. I’d like to think that I’m pretty inoffensive and mild, … Continue reading

January 19, 2012 · 1 Comment

Not a good day to be a minor league tall poppy. #1 in a series.

Today we bring you  Rabon Khan  and  Rachel Smalley (1) Raybon Khan. Who seems to set himself as Mr.People, some brainpower gifted individual who urbane toss-offs speak to and for … Continue reading

September 18, 2011 · Leave a comment

In an instant…

And we accept that without question that we’re giving up something for something. We just don’t seem to care about what it is we’re giving up, which in two words is privacy and ownership. Of our identity and our intellectual property

August 31, 2011 · Leave a comment

Foursquare, now there’s a thing, I became the Mayor!

I became mayor of a car park, and a playground. I was mayor of the 3 different versions of the hockey stadium.

August 4, 2011 · Leave a comment

Bromance – How to handle the overfamiliar friend?

We change. We age. We spread out. Our tastes change. The type of people we like changes, we gravitate towards those we like and similar to us, we avoid those … Continue reading

July 11, 2011 · Leave a comment

Keeping it a secret – part 2

The ‘corporate’ me is involved with a Social Media initiative at work, which I’ve variously described as either being “leading edge” or “mad”, because we seem to be the only … Continue reading

July 2, 2011 · Leave a comment

Truthing on Twitter

One of my followers is also my boss. This is problematic of course because there are days when all I want to say is how much of a doofus he … Continue reading

September 22, 2010 · Leave a comment

Social Media – Only for the masses

I’m lucky to have a  Manager that is keen on Social Media, and allows me some leeway in discovering and investigating the whole Social Media construct. The corporate ‘We’ – … Continue reading

July 19, 2010 · Leave a comment

Twitter in the workplace Pt4

The one where we get Blogged down I am kidding the only thing we’re stuck with is motion towards, that is finding a blogging service that will ultimately suit our … Continue reading

September 15, 2009 · Leave a comment

Twitter in the workplace Pt3

In where we discover that all you need is time. One of the things not mentioned in all the literature is how much time you need to build a following, … Continue reading

September 15, 2009 · Leave a comment

Twitter in the workplace Pt2

The one with a stream and tweeting Armed with a brief to incorporate “Social Networking” into the workplace I’de discovered the addiction of Twitter, Tweetdeck and of following, un-following and … Continue reading

September 15, 2009 · Leave a comment

Twitter in the workplace Pt1

The one with the plan! I have a Pretty easy brief from the boss, “we need twitter in our sales and marketing please do it” So there I was vaguely … Continue reading

September 15, 2009 · Leave a comment

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