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WordPress.com versus WordPress.org

Ive recently been looking into the difference between the two platforms, as I’m interested in upgrading this website. I’ve found a great resource called WordPressBeginer.com which has a ton of resource for us bloggers, and maybe even has some value for those of us wanting to branch out a little further into the big bad world…

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How to Fail at Advertising

View image | gettyimages.com I’ve had some nice feedback from the last post on this theme, How to fail in three easy steps. Its a nice format, a short and hopefully punchy few paragraphs of advice, and its inspired me to write maybe a couple of others on this theme. It amazes me how many…

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Confidence on Tap!

I had a great letter from a good friend of mine the other day. He has been working on his business for a while now, and is really starting to make some head way. Over the last few years we have tried to help each other. Me with the old marketing advice, and he has…

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Dear Twitter, I'm Breaking Up With You…

Its not you, its me.. I still love you. I’ll always love you. I’ve loved you since we first met all those years ago. Our eyes met over that crowed (even then) newsfeed, and nothing was the same ever again! You were pretty and quirky and no one understood you like I did. We clicked…

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Social Media v. Being Social?

I’m talking about the difference between a company or brand or even a person being ‘social’ and simply using ‘social media’? Is there a difference? I think so. And I think that this is the lastest struggle brands face in ‘modernising’ their approach to interacting with their customers. It’s not now unusual to find a brand on your…

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Extending Your Reach and Influence

I was really lucky to be asked to speak at this years Lead on Wales event, Leadership in a digital age. I was asked to run a session on reach and influence, given my interest in social media! Before I share the slides I have to say I made a schoolboy error on this one.…

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Guest Post: The Thing We Call Social Media

Nicholas Fearn is a regular contributor to this blog and a good friend of mine. He has been kind enough to submit another post for you dear reader, and I find his insights fascinating, so am more than happy to share them with you 🙂 Nicholas (17) is an aspiring journalist and blogs about technology…

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More Great Ads!

A friend of mine has a brilliant Pinterest board dedicated to Creative Advertising! His name is Rob O’Shea and you can find the board here. Here are some great examples!

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Great Ads Are Entertainment Too!

I love the idea of ‘Content Shock’ as Mark Schaefer describes it. Basically the idea that as the amount of content that is produced continues to expand, our attention spans stay at the same level. Our ability to consume content remains unchanged while the amount of content being produced ramps up and up with seemingly…

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Last Chance to Get Your Oiconf Tickets!

Date Thursday April 10th 2014 Venue Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cardiff Those of you that know me know that I am pretty interested in social media! This resulted in the formation of a brilliant Online Influence Conference a couple of years ago. I started it all with the help of Mark Schaefer, but its gone on to be…

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