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Technomania – do you have it?

I have had a couple of days away from technology, well almost. My diary has taken me out and about with horses which has left little time for checking out emails, tweets and Facebook posts. I admit I have still … Continue reading

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Back to school?

The results of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) State of the Profession Survey for 2013/2014 revealed some interesting results. Of course there was a lot about salaries and redundancies, as well as the issues of concern to both … Continue reading

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Broadcast or conversation – has the decision been made?

The way social media is being used by organisations is something I am very interested in. Social media was added to the communication toolbox around five or more years ago and a lot has happened since then. In the early … Continue reading

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A 999 call, Manchester United and a message shared

The 999 call made by someone wanting to speak to Sir Alex Ferguson attracted a lot of interest this week. It was put out by officers through the GMP Manchester North Facebook page they administer to raise awareness of the … Continue reading

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So what have we learned from the second police Twitter day?

The first global law enforcement Twitter day took place in March this year and around nine months later we were doing it all again. Statistics showed there was significant interest in the first one and around 200 officers and police … Continue reading

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24 hour offline sickness

I have been offline for about 24 hours as I was ill with some kind of virus. It meant I was unable to do anything other than sleep and be sick. I am feeling better now but it made me … Continue reading

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Social: force for good or evil?

I had an involved conversation today with a friend who I know through our love of things equine. But this was not a chat about horses, instead we were discussing whether social networks were a force for good or evil … Continue reading

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Employees are you on social media

I am sat in the sunshine considering the question of whether all employees are brand managers something that will be discussed on SWChat tomorrow night. (For those not aware it is a G+ community with a hangout on air on … Continue reading

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Google, Facebook and the challenge of control

The search engine and social media providers have come under pressure this week with demands for them to take greater responsibility over their businesses. Google have been forced to defend themselves against accusations that they aren’t being proactive in dealing … Continue reading

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Missing the middle manager

I had the opportunity this week of running two social media training sessions for managers. The sessions covered the basics of social media, the strategy, the events that have shaped the last three years and what the future could hold. … Continue reading

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