Tag Archives: social media

The personal touch

Ever since we hit austerity I have been much more careful with the way I spend my money. To be fair being careful with money is something that I have had for many years and since I was old enough … Continue reading

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Digital neighbourhood watch?

I was pleased to hear that there is going to be a national push to tackle online abuse and particularly that which is focused on women. The cross-party campaign follows some interesting research that showed in a three week period … Continue reading

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Hitting the right note

Tonight is the annual assault on the ears that is the Eurovision song contest. I can’t say it is something I look forward to, it isn’t. If it didn’t happen it wouldn’t mean anything to me and I definitely don’t … Continue reading

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You can’t please all the people

We all want to be liked, or do we? There is a lot of research about how we are all craving acceptance from society and our peers. It means we spend a lot of time trying to ‘fit in’ and … Continue reading

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Ditch the obsession with followers

We all spend a lot of time on social media and this can be a problem both for us as individuals and businesses. When we first start using social media we have an idea what we want to achieve. If … Continue reading

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Ridicule is nothing to be scared of

I have written many times about the importance of creativity in the workplace and particularly within communication teams. We also know that given the tough economic climate and the developments with technology we need to do things differently, try new … Continue reading

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Are you a communication professional?

There was an interesting article that appeared in my timelines today from Stephen Waddington former president of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR). He identifies five defining characteristics of a profession. He claims these are barrier to entry, community … Continue reading

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