Archive for May 2013

Oiconf! Only 2 weeks to go!

The excitement is really building! If you’ve been following Mark Schaefers blog or Facebook posts, you’ll know he is speaking in Japan. This guy is seriously in demand around the world  and its hard to believe in two short weeks he will be in little old Cardiff delivering a social media marketing workshop for a entire half day! Social media marketing, or content…

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Why Isn't Advertising Content Marketing Too?

Lets be absolutely honest here. Some of the best advertising in the world counts as great content doesn’t it? Its consumed, shared, discussed, blogged about, liked, tweeted, pinned and everything else. So why is advertising still considered such an evil? Why is the entire social media industry afraid to ‘sell’ to its communities? Because people don’t like…

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Oiconf: The Greatest Show on Earth! (Well Cardiff anyway!)

You’ll probably know we had some tough times with our social media marketing conference arrangements over the last few weeks. But sometimes as the saying goes, out of adversity comes the greatest opportunity. The re-jigged conference at The Marriott in Cardiff on June 11th is arguably shaping up to be better than the original plan was in the first place. It’s…

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A tough week for Oiconf

I’ve had to cancel the Manchester and Birmingham conferences. After the hurt of closing Glasgow a few weeks ago, its been a crushing blow. Its been a really tough week for the Oiconf. I’ve had tougher weeks in business but I can’t remember when. Our amazing social media conference, packed full of the most talented speakers I…

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