A time to resolve and reflect

So here we are in the final hours of 2010 with a new decade looming. It’s a time for reflection and resolutions for many of us. Christmas Eve saw me celebrating my 40th birthday so I’m beginning my life again now too apparently?! I must admit that I haven’t bothered...

Where BNI leads – others follow!

This morning I was fortunate enough to be invited to take part in a landmark Twitter event with BNI Croydon (@BNICroydon). After heavy snow today, members of the Croydon BNI Chapter were unable to attend their weekly Wednesday morning meeting and decided to hold a...

Check in and shop

The act of 'checking in' at places is fast becoming very popular with consumers. Using FourSquare or Facebook Places allows visitors to share their current location with friends on Twitter and Facebook at the press of a button. If you're a Retailer these location...

My first printed article!

I wanted to share this news with you as I'm really thrilled! I've just received a scan of an article I wrote on the subject of Robins which has been printed in a local magazine. It's a West Sussex based publication and is delivered to around 20k households in...

Twitter: The caring social network

We talk a lot about the importance of engaging with others on social networks. I want to tell you a story about the positive effects that Twitter engagement can heve on fellow users, and by default your customers. On Saturday my mother had a fall and was rushed to...

Ring the Police! They’re using social media!

Events which have happened today demonstrate just how powerful Twitter is as a platform for reaching a large audience quickly. Right now, Greater Manchester Police are tweeting basic details of every single call they recieve for 24 hours, both non urgent and 999. Very...

21st Century word of mouth

For sixty years after the Second World War if you were a local business there were only really three things you had to do to market yourself effectively. Life was very straightforward. You took the biggest ad you could afford in Yellow Pages, relied a lot on word of...

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