In the social media training work I do, there are some themes that I keep coming back to. This post summarises some of those things, and gives links to resources. Some of these things are behind my thinking, even if I do not always state them explicitly. 1. 10 things […]
Today marks 3 years of our little blogging project – BloggingPortal.eu It started as a conversation between Stefan, Andreas and I, and all the coding work was done by Stefan. The inspiration for it came from this blog post I wrote, and I still own the domain name. Beyond that […]
“Gary Speed is dead” I read on Twitter late morning today. What dreadful news, what can possibly have happened? I turn to BBC News; that carried just a ‘breaking news’ statement. I turn back to Twitter and I read all kinds of things about him taking his own life, and […]
I’ve had the good luck to happen to be in Copenhagen today and hence to be able to attend “What Professional Journalism Means for Democracy”, run by Berlingske Media – the mainstream media group behind broadsheet Berlingske and tabloid B.T. A few of the people here – Astrid Haug and […]
Presentation for Svanen, Stockholm
For someone as active as I am in social media, perhaps the title of this blog entry is a little extreme. But bear with me. Or, to be more precise, bear with me those of you in the ever dwindling band of people who are going to read this. This […]
For the first time in ages, Facebook has me hooked on a new feature – the ‘Cover’ image (the large image at the top) in the new profile timeline. If you don’t know what I am on about, see this and this for how to enable it. OK, this ‘Cover’ […]
I’ve been attending the EuroPCom conference in Brussels yesterday and today, and the panels and coffee breaks are full of discussions about how to better communicate the European Union to citizens. Sorry but I am really tired of this ‘debate’.
I have been working freelance for more than 4 years now. Yet many of the same difficulties keep on appearing. So here’s my slightly tongue-in-cheek guide about how to work with me, to make sure everything runs smoothly.
What’s the cheapest way to get an iPhone 4S legitimately in the UK? That’s the conundrum that’s been confronting me for the past few days. I’ve been on a £30/month contract with O2 for my old iPhone 3G, but I’m sure I can do better. I’m a medium data user […]
If you’re Aacme Manufacturing Inc., your starting point on Facebook is simple – you create a Facebook Page. People like it, your staff administer it, and it gives you tools to build interaction with your customers. If you’re Joe Bloggs, your starting point on Facebook is equally simple – you […]