A growing social media marketing agency based in Bridgend has been bought by Systems 80 (a group of companies and brands that are focused on driving innovation within business and industry) to be part of Get Seen Now, a new a 360° Marketing & Promotions Company that will service clients across the UK and further afield.
One of the dilemmas of modern life is how to manage one’s connections and relationships on social media. When do you declare you’re in a relationship with someone on Facebook? And do you name the person (thereby linking to their profile) when you do so? Are you obliged to befriend online your existing connections’ partners […]
In the cult 1960s TV series, The Prisoner, the main protagonist is a secret agent who gets gassed and kidnapped upon resigning, and wakes up in an avant-garde closed community (“The Village”) in which one’s every conversation and interaction is monitored and recorded by the mysterious authorities. Deprived of a name, and given a unique […]
Do you have a tendency to brag about the good things in life in your social media conversations on the social networks? Are you the kind of person who posts photos from your Caribbean holiday or shows off a new ‘super car’ that you’ve acquired? Well, be careful, for you are not just sharing that […]
How much can you convey within 140 characters? And what, of any worth, can really be said within that limitation? I was having this debate the other day in a LinkedIn Group, with the other person maintaining that it was perfectly feasible to convey something of genuine worth or insight within a solitary, isolated tweet […]
The below is a transcript of a lecture I gave at the University of Sheffield (@sheffjournalism) on Friday 3rd May 2013 to a group of Journalism students. During the talk I deviated often from the script, and we had a lively Q&A session after my presentation, the content of which is not captured in the below. […]