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6 social media pitfalls, and how to avoid them

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A summary of some social media sessions I ran at a recent housing conference. My key message was not “don’t do it” but rather “do it properly”. Continue reading

Today is Safer Internet Day

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Today is Safer Internet Day 2013, which aims to promote safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones, especially amongst children and young people. Continue reading

Sharing the love – how to display tweets at events

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Many events and conferences now display relevant tweets live on-screen, either during the breaks or, in some case, actually when people are talking. Find out about some of the handy tools to help you show off your event’s tweets. Continue reading

Find out where your Tweeps are

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There are loads of great online tools offering valuable insight into your Twitter audience. I take a look at the benefits of one such tool, TweepsMap, which allows you to find out where your followers are located in the world.
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Accessibility Digest – May 2012

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Another digest of accessibility news and articles that I’ve found interesting enough to share, including Blogging Against Disablism Day, proposals for a regular accessibility Twitter chat, and an update from the UK Government Digital Service’s assisted digital team. Continue reading

IslandGovCamp shows potential of remote attendance

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Last weekend saw #islandgovcamp in Orkney. I’ll blog more about the event soon, but I wanted to quickly mention one of the main (I think) triumphs of the weekend – showcasing the potential for technology to facilitate meaningful, engaging remote attendance. Continue reading

Tartan Tweetmeet (in 500 words or less)

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

Tartan TweetMeet announced – 22 Feb 2012

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Plans have been announced for a national gathering of public sector folk involved with using social media in their organisations. The Tartan TweetMeet will take place on Wednesday 22 February … Continue reading

Topics for a Social Media Unconference

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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+

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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

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