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Tweet, tweet, tweet… get your advent calendar ‘ere!

Last week I tried another experiment with Twitter to see if we could turn engagement into reality. Funny thing Twitter, very much a real time engagement tool… talking about a topic with many using #hash tags or with a few … Continue reading Tweet, tweet, tweet… get your advent calendar ‘ere!

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Crowd Funding for Magna Carta Events

15th June 2015 is 800 years since the signing of the Magna Carta at Runneymede… Widely accepted as the birth of democracy, King John was forced to sign an agreement by England’s barons which essential put the people in charge… … Continue reading Crowd Funding for Magna Carta Events

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Join us for a CrowdChat on Twitter Growing Pains 2014 at 4PM TODAY!

What are you doing between 4-5PM today? Come and join us for a chat about Twitter and add your two penneth to what CrowdChat will turn into a logical readable summary of the conversation for all to enjoy after. This is … Continue reading Join us for a CrowdChat on Twitter Growing Pains 2014 at 4PM TODAY!

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Twitter Growing Pains 2014 #TGP2014

Thank you for the picture… Research shows that we tend to become younger in our ways while engaging online… Perhaps this helps to explain why so many talk such absolute twaddle on Twitter! Are many of us going through those … Continue reading Twitter Growing Pains 2014 #TGP2014

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What does the 4th July 2014 mean to you?

Last night I was looking to create a new Twitter handle for my new “Generating Business Online” conference but what to use? Abbreviations don’t really work for me, it needs to be a full word or two that resonate well … Continue reading What does the 4th July 2014 mean to you?

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A Wacky idea for you that’s just MAGIC!

On Monday I started a new project, mentoring Omar at Wacky Magic, and I know we’re going to have some fun… Omar impressed Jeremy when he walked in off the street looking for a job. 18, full of energy & … Continue reading A Wacky idea for you that’s just MAGIC!

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Selling exhibition space using social media

Here’s an idea for you, you & you in the corner… Yesterday I finally got round to being able to put some energy into selling our New Business EXPO at Reading’s Madejski Stadium on 4th April. It’s part of the … Continue reading Selling exhibition space using social media

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Tell a Fairy Tale (at #TFMA2014 on Twitter) day

E-goi told me yesterday, that today is “Tell a Fairy Tale” day… Figured we could have some fun with it this afternoon… I’ll have spent the morning tweeting pictures of folk borrowing e-goi’s tash… there has to be some mileage … Continue reading Tell a Fairy Tale (at #TFMA2014 on Twitter) day

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Of all the book shops in all the world…

Sean Michael Hayes had to walk into this one… Sean is one of our citizen bloggers from the colonies who skateboards & scribbles his way around the globe, crowd funding along the way… this week, well at least last week, … Continue reading Of all the book shops in all the world…

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What’s happening at #TFMA2014

What’s happening at Technology for Marketing & Advertising TFM&A 2014? Well first off, yours truly will be there working alongside e-goi on stand F40, get over and have a chat… I’ll be pushing out some live blogs during the day … Continue reading What’s happening at #TFMA2014

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Manning the e-goi stand F40 at TFM&A 2014

On 16th January 2014 I put a call out to the world… Did anyone need “Help Manning the Stand at Technology for Marketing & Advertising” at this year’s EXPO? Creating a blog page, enabling me to share my greatness with … Continue reading Manning the e-goi stand F40 at TFM&A 2014

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Mapping out European news

Here are Maps4News’ tweets for the last couple of weeks… they take us on a tour of Europe with a flying visit to India & the USA… enjoy… And you thought infographics were just graphics with a bunch of numbers… … Continue reading Mapping out European news

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The Land of Waterfalls – Brevard by @mappingmegan

Rolling down our windows as we drove through Transylvania County towards the Blue Ridge Parkway, all we could hear was the sound of rushing water. Deciding on a whim to spend our afternoon at the waterfalls of Brevard was one thing, … Continue reading The Land of Waterfalls – Brevard by @mappingmegan

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Social media demands an instant response…

Social media demands an instant response but what is your definition of “an instant” response? Today started a little later than planned… wanted to get into my shed for 8am and write a story for my 10am social media engagement … Continue reading Social media demands an instant response…

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Using Social Media to help those in the Philippines

Social media is not just about “spraying & praying”, it can be used to research topics and here is what I have found out in the last 48 hours about the needs of the people of the Philippines… Mid November … Continue reading Using Social Media to help those in the Philippines

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What makes social media campaigns go viral

Sometimes you read something and think, that does the job just nicely, what can I add but an introduction for my readers?  This is one of those moments in time… I now know a little more about viral marketing & … Continue reading What makes social media campaigns go viral

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Creating a heart beat with social media

As humans we like routine and so creating a heart beat with your social media will ensure it resonates stronger with people and so they are more likely to look forward to & share your offerings… When the BBC moved … Continue reading Creating a heart beat with social media

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2014 Twitter Strategy : You need to be heading in One Direction

Picture is of One Direction’s biggest fan… sorry no, that’s my biggest fan, my mum! @onedirection now have 16,669,943 fans because I just started to follow them… so I can listen & learn how their agency use it to nudge … Continue reading 2014 Twitter Strategy : You need to be heading in One Direction

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Basil Brush turned on Windsor’s Crown Jewels BUM BUM!

Tonight’s turning on of Windsor’s NEW Christmas lights, “The Crown Jewels” was done by Basil Brush & The Mayor ably assisted by Prince Charming, a Genie, George Bathurst (Windsor Town Partnership) & Dave Stephens… he threw the real switch! George … Continue reading Basil Brush turned on Windsor’s Crown Jewels BUM BUM!

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Enjoy Windsor’s New Crown Jewels this Christmas and do a little shopping ;)

I cycled into town this morning thinking we had some Rotary fund raising going on, apparently not, such a shame, lots going on what with Farmer’s Market this morning, lantern parade starting at 3:30PM & the Christmas lights being switched … Continue reading Enjoy Windsor’s New Crown Jewels this Christmas and do a little shopping 😉

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BUY YOUR Windsor & Eton Rotary’s Advent Calendar this NOVEMBER!

Mary Bowers bought the first 4 Windsor & Eton Rotary Advent Calendars sold on Peascod Street 10:20 on 9th November 2013 by yours truly 😉 Make sure you get yours this November… We are currently looking for prizes for this … Continue reading BUY YOUR Windsor & Eton Rotary’s Advent Calendar this NOVEMBER!