September 25, 2011

Marketing, Social Media

My wife and I took a trip out the local shopping centre the other week and as we parked up we were approached by one of a group of guys providing a hand car wash service. As it happened the car was looking pretty dirty and the design of my wife’s car means that you

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September 22, 2011

Social Media

I wrote a few weeks ago four reasons you don’t need a social media policy, but… if you really must do it, if your boss or in house lawyers are insisting… then you could do much worse than follow this example from ABC in Australia: Do not mix the professional and the personal in ways

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September 21, 2011

Social Media

Another week, another story about social media foot-in-mouth syndrome. This time a group of Welsh doctors got into trouble for their online banter and use of “offensive” terms. One doctor tweeted about covering the “birthing shed” meaning maternity ward, then went on to say he would prefer to avoid the “madwives” and work on the

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September 21, 2011

Legal Innovation, Social Media

This time last week the Corporate Counsel Forum Europe hastag #ccfe filled my screen. Tim Bratton, General Counsel of the Financial Times, was giving a talk about social media for lawyers and was tweeting live while on stage. Thanks to Twitter I felt like I was there… As the event kicked off it seemed that Tim,

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September 20, 2011

Marketing, Social Media

Watching my Twitter feed in February, I noticed a few tweets from CubeSocial founder Linda Cheung and came across a tweetup (a real world meet-up that occurs as a consequence of Twitter) that was being organised on the back of attendance at the LEX 2011 conference. I couldn’t have envisioned the impact of the tweetup

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