Archive | Social Media

03 August 2010 ~ 3 Comments

Want a shiny Ask.com Questions Beta invite?

Ask.com recently launched the public beta for the new Ask.com, which combines their answers technology with the human insight of the Ask.com community. The Ask.com site gets 87 million monthly uniques apparently, so hopefully they’ll be able to turn some of those visitors into little Jeeves helpers. The new site is now available on an [...]

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26 July 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Read this book! Futuretainment: Yesterday the World Changed, Now It's Your Turn review

Attracted by the lush photography and stand-out style of the book during a visit to a specialist book store, I picked up a copy of “Futuretainment” recently. Having just finished reading it, I wanted to share my thoughts on it, and recommend what I think is a great introduction to the advent of social media.

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11 June 2010 ~ 3 Comments

Social Media Director Job Description

A generic Social Media Director job description, part of a series of posts on Online Community and Social Media job descriptions including Head of Social Media and Social Media Manager.

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09 June 2010 ~ 8 Comments

Confessions of a Foursquare addict

Find out why I’m addicted to Foursquare, and the bizarre behaviour I have started exhibiting since getting into the geo-location social network. It ain’t pretty.

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02 April 2010 ~ 10 Comments

How to increase your Twitter followers and referrals over 50% by running a giveaway

Over the course of March 2010, we ran a daily giveaway on Twitter for two of our brands. Our goals were to increase our followers and raise engagement with the content we broadcast on Twitter. Laura Murphy managed this initiative throughout and did a great job, providing us with real insight into what worked and [...]

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11 March 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Why I’m going to Twestival, and so should you

Way back when I first got into Community Management, the majority of online communities I helped build were mainly focussed on either helping people in some charitable way, or providing a way for them to connect with other like-minded individuals. Over the years I have seen motivations for building online communities change towards more of [...]

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15 February 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Head of Social Media Job Description

A generic Head of Social Media job description, part of a series of posts on Online Community and Social Media job descriptions including Head of Social Media and Director of Social Media.

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