Why Social Media Is Like Distance Running

Why Social Media Is Like Distance Running

Believe it or not, social media has a lot in common with distance running.

You Know You Need Media Training When…

You Know You Need Media Training When…

Courtesy of my soon-to-be-colleague Bob LeDrew comes this video of RyanAir CEO Michael O’Leary at a news conference. As Bob...

How To Set Up A Simple Online Monitoring System

How To Set Up A Simple Online Monitoring System

Before your organization launches a blog, before you start playing with Facebook, before you even think about Twitter, you should be listening to what people are saying about you.

How To Write A Good Communications Plan – Part 10 – Tactics

How To Write A Good Communications Plan – Part 10 – Tactics

You know your goals; you know what you're saying; you know who you're talking to. You need to decide how to say it. How are you going to reach the audiences you've selected?

The Best 10 Minutes You’ll Invest Today

The Best 10 Minutes You’ll Invest Today

Chris Brogan gave a ten-minute 'jolt' to the audience at the Podcasters Across Borders yesterday. If you're interested in social media, take the time to watch it - it's the best 10 minutes you'll invest today.

Take-Aways From Podcasters Across Borders

Take-Aways From Podcasters Across Borders

No creative thinking from me here; just a few great take-aways from this weekend's Podcasters Across Borders conference

Early Adopters

Early Adopters

A useful reminder from Sylvain Grand’maison's presentation at Podcasters Across Borders - right now, we're all early social media adopters.

Did Facebook Traffic Outgrow MySpace Last Year?

Did Facebook Traffic Outgrow MySpace Last Year?

The web has been buzzing over the last few days about Facebook passing MySpace in worldwide traffic recently after the release of new Comscore figures, but did Facebook pass MySpace a while ago?

Podcasters Across Borders – Live Chat Back-channel

Podcasters Across Borders – Live Chat Back-channel

I'm in Kingston for the Podcasters Across Borders conference this weekend. For those of you that couldn't make it, Christopher Penn has set up a back-channel chatroom.

New Internet Guidelines For Civil Servants: A Step In The Right Direction

New Internet Guidelines For Civil Servants: A Step In The Right Direction

UK civil servants have a new set of guidelines for working online, and they're actually good!