Category Archives: social media

The Relationship between Conversations and Business Innovation

Tweet On my recent trip to London, I spent a lot of time catching up with friends on a one-to-one basis. I find this useful because I get more time to ask questions, hear about projects, and share my experiences … Continue reading

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The Fourth Estate and Social Media

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Tweet Last night’s ABC TV programme, MediaWatch, opened a bit of a floodgate on the issue of what constitutes journalism in social channels following the show. This is interesting partly because it was evidence of what the show essentially concluded … Continue reading

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To request a retweet, or not to request a retweet?

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Tweet That is, indeed, the question. SocialMediaInfluence.com has an infographic up at the moment, talking about how to amplify your tweets.  The infographic is based on an earlier report by BuddyMedia on strategies for effective tweeting.  By the numbers alone, … Continue reading

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Help needed: how can I improve this formula?

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Tweet I need some feedback on the following and am genuinely looking at ways to improve this formula to better explain the effects of content sharing on reputation. I’ve been thinking about a way to calculate brand reputation online with … Continue reading

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On Old Media, New Media and the Fourth Estate

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Tweet Over the past couple of weeks in Australia, the main old media players in the newspaper sector, Fairfax Media and News Ltd have both announced changes to their business plans and an increasing focus on digital channels.  Fairfax will … Continue reading

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Updates, blog posts and general excitement about the new job

Tweet It’s been a while since I have had a chance to blog here, but that’s been because I’ve been flat out moving back to Oz and getting settled at 1000heads. I’m now happily ensconced in the Sydney office and … Continue reading

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HiBROW is live!

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Tweet I’m very excited and proud to announce that HiBROW – the company for which I am Chief Operating Officer – is live today.  It’s been a fabulous ride for the past year, bringing Don Boyd’s vision into reality, and … Continue reading

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Update and new ideas on influence

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Tweet Once again, I’ve been flat out in recent weeks preparing for the imminent launch of HiBROW, the arts experiences site and company for which I am Chief Operating Officer, as well as preparing presentations and fulfilling client contracts.  I’ll … Continue reading

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Like Minds E-zine

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Tweet In the lead up to the next Like Minds event in Exeter, I’m helping out by putting together a bunch of content for the e-zine app which is going live as soon as we can get the content together. … Continue reading

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Influence & marketing

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Tweet Last night I spoke at an event in London for marketing and PR practitioners on influence. I quite deliberately constructed a presentation which I knew would not be popular; I wanted to challenge marketing professionals on their focus on … Continue reading

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