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Internal Collaboration With Social Media

19.11.2010 by Dick Branston

I've been thinking recently, that for me the problem with the hype surrounding Social Media, is that people often just think of it as a marketing tool and nothing more. However, forget that facebook, twitter, digg...etc exist and think of Social Media as an ethos and a philosophy. These are communication tools that enhance our ability to collaborate, create groups and use the web in a far more sociable and connected way. But by sociable, I don't mean to socialise. No, I mean to communicate, work together, share experiences and much more. These tools are being used to great effect…

Twitting Money – Chapter Two

11.5.2009 by Dick Branston

About a month ago I blogged about the possibility of Twitter becoming a viable commercial venture for its owners. Back then I surmised that Twitter wanted it to be so, as did its venture capital backers who had pumped millions…

And the Best Blog Award Goes to…

28.9.2006 by Mother Superior

There have been awards for the best blog for some time online, normally generated by those who are fuelling the explosion. However, with the growth of MySpace and other social networking sites, blog awards are now hitting areas of the…

Building the Profile of a Creative Sector

6.9.2006 by Mother Superior

Yesterday, I spent the day at FACT in Liverpool. I was producing a podcast for the Arts Council, who were presenting a one day conference for Arts organisations across the North West. The day was all about blogging, podcasting, RSS…

What Makes You an Author?

16.8.2006 by Mother Superior

One of the Time top 50 websites of 2006 is blurb.com. Time concentrates on the site's service of turning blogs into hard copy books and it got me thinking about what gives information authority. The web has nurtured the emergence…

Blessed be the Blog

21.7.2006 by Chris N

A while ago the Web was in the grip of robots. Take two of the classic web searches (no, not those two, this is a family blog) - consumer electronics and celebrities. I'd be searching for a USB powered keyboard…

New Media is the Way Forward for PR

10.7.2006 by Mother Superior

The CIPR Northern conference last Thursday was full of great speakers and new ideas for the PR community - and the most resounding gong was for blogging and the new media techniques. The new media in this case is the…

Web Individuality

5.6.2006 by Mother Superior

There is no more eclectic a community than the world wide web and it is a hot bed of innovation and experimentation. But in order to make money it's a true test in individualism. This weekend I heard the news…

What we do on the Web Echoes in Eternity

5.5.2006 by Chris N

Lately I've been spreading myself all over the internet, in the same way as Jonathan Ross is spread across the TV and radio - admittedly without the wit, fame or eyeball-worrying collection of clothes. As I've said in previous entries,…

Delivering the New PR

4.5.2006 by Mother Superior

It's very apt to talk about a blogging and podcasting conference right here and if you are one of the many who only currently observe the blogosphere, but are considering throwing yourself in deeper - then this is for you.…