April 21, 2015

Customer Service, Opinion

Once upon a time, in a social media land far, far, away… you could only send private messages to those who followed you on Twitter. That changed earlier this week, when Twitter announced that you can now receive Direct Messages (DMs) from anyone, even if you don’t follow them.  To receive DMs from anyone, go

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November 10, 2014

Branding, Opinion

Three surprising tips, in my third post about Publishing on LinkedIn… do good things always come in threes? In the first post, I asked if being one of the first to publish was a privilege or pain. In the second, I looked at the pros and cons. This third post comes via Jennifer Janson, who

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October 6, 2014

Networking

Connecting Women in Technology (CWT) is a cross industry network, which includes Avaya, Cisco, Dell, Google, HP, IBM, Intel and Microsoft. The network collaborates to encourage women to find role models and mentors, share best practice through networking, and provide a supportive environment to connect. CWT’s purpose is to send a strong message to the

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September 23, 2014

Networking

#ConnectedBiz is the Twitter hashtag for Enterprising Barnsley’s annual conference Connected Business – Making Online Work For Your Bottom Line. The event tomorrow will be Enterprising Barnsley’s third conference, and I’m delighted to be asked back after speaking at their first event in 2012. Clockwise from top left in Enterprising Barnsley’s photo of the line-up:

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September 16, 2014

Marketing, Networking

#joiningthedots has been central to CubeSocial, ever since a random tweet led to our first breakthrough: a 45 minute slot on BBC Radio to talk about our business – before we had determined what our business would be! People often ask us how that came about, and the answer is a random tweet. A financial

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