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Has social media made us brand managers?

I had a strange dream last night but one that in analysis made me think about communication, social media and branding. In short, I woke up asking myself if social media has made us all brand managers? Social media has … Continue reading

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Twitterchats – are they worthwhile?

Trying to communicate the finer details of new legislation about dangerous dogs was always going to be a challenge. It was a challenge that the team faced today and they approached it in a number of ways. As well as … Continue reading

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Thank you social media

It is very easy to criticise social media. There have been accusations that it is stopping people from communicating with each other, that it has opened up a whole range of new crimes and that it is encouraging the worst … Continue reading

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Content is king

I was fascinated to witness some of the discussion taking place about content – what it is, what it does and why as communicators we want it. The recent CorpComms Magazine conference in London provided some interesting food for thought about this … Continue reading

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Crisis communication in the digital age

Recently I was asked to run a webinar about crisis communication and how to approach it in the modern era. It was a great way for me to focus my mind on the things I do when faced with an … Continue reading

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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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Can we be more connected?

I am becoming increasingly desperate to own Google Glass. I keep hearing about the developments and apps that are becoming available and it makes me want them even more. As the year started I mentioned the prediction that wearable technology … 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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