Category Archives: Social Media

Are you a Fox, Hedgehog or Something Completely Different?

The recent video we posted that looks at whether the Internet is re-wiring our brains reminded me of a post we wrote a while back that looked deeper at this subject. In that article we referenced a great wee online … Continue reading

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Is the Internet Re-wiring our Brains?

Thanks to Paul Daly for drawing this to my attention on Google+. Would suggest that the video below is a ‘must watch’ for all parents, marketers, educationists and anyone involved in the information dissemination and communications industry. Is the Internet … Continue reading

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Excellent Visual Guide to Circles in Google +

Excellent Visual Guide to Circles in Google + ‘Blessed is he who talks in circles for he shall become a big wheel’

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A ‘Must Read’ for Companies Restricting Staff Access to Social Media

We have been around the Internet scene long enough to remember trying to encourage companies to ‘get connected’ and to start using e-mail. The response of many was: 1. ‘We will never use email. Business is built on personal relationships … Continue reading

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Drowning in a Sea of Noise?

In a previous blog post, we argued that social media is not about broadcasting, PR or direct marketing. It is not about communicating your message TO an audience. First and foremost, social media should be about listening to and engaging … Continue reading

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Is Your Business Anti-Social?

Brian Solis is writing some of the best material on Social Media right now. In his latest article, he has captured the spirit of the moment once more – companies are keen to ‘engage’ through social media but precious few … Continue reading

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