Pretty Simple: web, digital, social

Tag Archives: social networking

How can we bring back free social media surgeries?

Posted on by James

Last night I went along to #smedinburgh – a meet up for people from all backgrounds to come and discuss social media. I made some useful contacts and the people … Continue reading

Tartan Tweetmeet (in 500 words or less)

Posted on by James

Last night’s Tartan Tweetmeet was, by all accounts, a great success. Continue reading

Topics for a Social Media Unconference

Posted on by James

Tomorrow morning, I’m heading up to Stirling for a Local Gov Social Media Unconference, kindly arranged by the Improvement Service, under the banner of the Customer First programme (enabling councils … Continue reading

I invented Google+

Posted on by James

OK, now I have your attention I’ll confess that this isn’t exactly true… But I would direct people to a post of mine back in August 2009, where an associate … Continue reading

Social Innovation Camp – an idea

Posted on by James

Earlier today I met with some associates to discuss a possible idea for the upcoming Social Innovation Camp in Edinburgh. The idea had come from a colleague’s personal experience of … Continue reading

a11yLDN – accessibility unconference, 21st Sept 2010

Posted on by James

Last week I headed down to London to attend the Web Accessibility Unconference – a11yLDN 2010. You can head over to the official site to find out more about the … Continue reading

Youth Parliament Elections campaign – a social media case study

Posted on by James

Later this week I’ll be attending a national awards ceremony, at which one of our campaigns has been nominated for an award. ** UPDATE – we won! ** Edinburgh’s 2009 … Continue reading

Hard lessons in social media: political suicide

Posted on by James

I’ve just updated my list of social media lessons learned the hard way with details of a Labour candidate who appears to have committed political suicide on Twitter.

Creating a dynamite campaign

Posted on by James

Today I found myself in the opulent surroundings of Edinburgh’s Balmoral Hotel for a breakfast seminar, run by Precedent, on creating dynamite campaigns. The following are some of my notes. … Continue reading

2009 on the web – some retrospectives

Posted on by James

As we glide gracefully out of the noughties, here are some of the best retrospectives of the past year on the web.

Browse by Category