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If You Don’t Have a Purpose and Understand Your People, You Can Forget Social Media

The very first thing I do when starting to work with anyone is ask two questions: You have to be able to answer these questions before you start any Social Strategy or indeed any business. IDEO‘s Tom Hulme presented at workshop for Startup Accelerator TechStars.  His presentation highlights these two important questions and adds a third […]

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Struggling to Cope with Digital Disruption. Use it to Stay Relevant, Survive and Prosper.

If you’re scratching your head trying to work out how to stay relevant, cope with digital disruption and do more, this could be the missing piece of the puzzle for you. Social technologies have had the fastest adoption rate of any technology in our history. How do we use them to our advantage? How do […]

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Finally some Substance – Predictions for The Next Wave of Digital Opportunities

The New Year has rolled around and a Tsunami of posts on “Trends / Predictions for 2013” has hit. Floating amongst the superficial and last years prediction re-hashed a couple of presentations had me thinking “Yep, sounds about right”. Fjord’s annual Digital Trends presentation and some thoughts from David Armano of Edelman are worth spending […]

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Re-Imagine: Internet Trends that will BLOW YOUR MIND! Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends for 2012

***Updated December 2012*** Every year Mary Meeker’s provides outstanding insight into current internet trends. She pulls together incredible amounts of data with clever analysis and explores industries being impacted by these trends. This year is no different. The slides exploring the “Re-Imagination” of different industries show just how much the Digital and Physical are melding. […]

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Say NO to BS and Yes to Authenticity. Banning the BS in Social Media Part 7

This is Part 7 of a 10 part series exploring how to Ban the BS from Social Media. The series looks at the key elements of successfully implementing a Social Media and Social Business Strategy.  Each Part is derived from our 10 Commandments for Banning the BS from Social Media. PART 7. Say NO to BS and […]

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Get your head around the Post Digital era! Enable your staff to harness the technologies and grow the top line

“The Empowered Employee is Coming; Is The World Ready?” written by John Hagel, Suketu Gandhi and Giovanni Rodriguez is a must read for any C-Level executive or employee looking to harness the value that the technologies available in the Post Digital era has to offer. We’re all still relatively new to Web 2.0, still trying to get […]

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Friday Funny – The best from the Twitter Hashtag #FactsWithoutWikipedia

This weeks Friday Funny is compilation of the best made up facts from the hashtags #FactsWithoutWikipedia & #LifeWithoutWikipedia that resulted from Wikipedia’s 24 hour shut down in response to the Stop Online Piracy Act or SOPA. If you’re interested in a more about the SOPA, check out Clay Shirky’s TED talk at the end of the post. […]

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Enable Social Business. Banning the BS in Social Media Part 6

This is Part 6 of a 10 part series exploring how to Ban the BS from Social Media. The series looks at the key elements of successfully implementing a Social Media and Social Business Strategy.  Each Part is derived from our 10 Commandments for Banning the BS from Social Media. PART 6. Enable Social Business There are […]

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Agile Planning .. Keep Thinking .. An Uncomfortable Talk via Neil Perkin

In my last Blog Post “Be Agile.n Ban the BS in Social Media Part 5” I explored the importance of being Agile in a fast moving world. This presentation from Neil Perkin presented at the Uncomfortable Talks in Vienna 2011.  It’s well worth taking some time to review and digest.  The Agile planning bits kick […]

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Be Agile. Banning the BS from Social Media Part 5.

This is Part 5 of 10 part series exploring how to Ban the BS from Social Media. The series looks at the key elements of successfully implementing a Social Media and Social Business Strategy.  Each Part is derived from our 10 Commandments for Banning the BS from Social Media. PART 5. Be Agile In a world that’s been […]

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