Tag Archives: social networking

Watching the clock

I have done a lot of travelling this week which means thinking time mainly on one of many long train journeys. It has been an opportunity to reflect on a few things including where I am in life. I am … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in challenge, communication, development, happiness, learning, manchester, media, police, policing, PR, work | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Five years on social media

I had the opportunity to take part in some police press officer training today discussing the use of social media. It was a chance to reflect on the past five years and what it has brought. Things are very different … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in #blogtober, blogtober, communication, social media | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Social media heroes or villains?

For all of it the key is reputation. When we post anything on social media it has the potential to either enhance or damage our reputation. Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in communication, social media, social networking | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Around the world in 80 seconds

The past few days have reminded me how small the world is and this brings both positive things and some challenges. On Tuesday morning, I was quickly made aware of the terrible events in Canada. A police officer had been … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in communication | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Behind the headlines, remember social media isn’t all bad

There has been a lot of coverage in the last couple of days of the number of crimes that have a link to Twitter and Facebook. If you believe the coverage there has been a huge increase in crimes related … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in communication | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Five qualities of a digital leader

I was following a couple of conferences today through the Twitter hashtags. Both were discussing the role, benefits and issues related to social media. Among the subjects and questions was an interesting one that got me thinking. It was whether … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in ablogadayinmay, digital, social media, social networking | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

We can be heroes

A week ago I blogged about my concerns of taking part in the Commshero conference in Manchester. Last night I had a nightmare about my appalling presentation that was of no interest to anyone. Well, despite all these concerns I … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in ablogadayinmay, commshero, communication | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pause over the send key

Modern life moves really quickly. Today was a weekend but I was still able to connect and do some work. I was able to check in with friends using social media, and I was able to go online to do … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in ablogadayinmay, social networking | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Post, post… er and perhaps not post again

There was an interesting discussion I noticed in a LinkedIn group about whether people were posting too much on social media. It claimed if you were losing followers then you may be over posting and effectively spamming people. I started … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in ablogadayinmay, communication, social media, social networking | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Be part of it

There is an important event taking place today (Thursday 7 May). As I voted today it made me feel really connected and a part of society. Every day I go about my business, go to work, spend time with my … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in ablogadayinmay, development, facebook, General Election, social media, social networking, society, twitter | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment