Monthly Archives: September, 2011

Discover the role of your social brand

Social media has proved to be a great leveller, allowing any company to join in and be apart of the social web. The barriers to entry are low and as a result corporate use of social media is growing exponentially. However, although it may be relatively simple to set up and create a social media […]

The new Facebook Timeline: My first impressions

On Thursday 22nd September Facebook held its 2011 f8 developer conference in San Francisco, California, an annual event with the aim of generating collaboration and networking between entrepreneurs and developers as well as announcements of new Facebook updates. With the introduction of Google’s new social platform, Google+, earlier in the summer, there was a lot […]

5 super cool marketing websites

Earlier in the year I blogged about the social media heavyweights I think YOU should be following. This included links to the blogs, websites, and social media pages of some of the biggest and brightest personalities in the world of social media. But a recent post by Mitch Joel made me think about other marketing websites, […]

27 social media insights from SMM11

On the 19th September 2011, I attended the Social Media Marketing and Monitoring 2011 (SMM11) conference in London, an event set up and run by Luke Brynley-Jones at Our Social Times. Unfortunately, I’ve not had a chance to attend many digital and social media events over the past year and so it was great to finally get opportunity to do […]

A drug dealer’s guide to inbound marketing

In their book ‘Re-Work‘, Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson (who set up and run 37 Signals) provide a ton of fantastic advice and guidance for entrepreneurs, aspiring business owners and anyone looking to develop themselves and their careers. As a blogger and inbound marketer, the book was a real wake-up call for me and […]

Developing the case for social integration

Earlier this year Jeremiah Owyang presented a webinar (in association with Janrain and Badgville) on ‘How to Integrate Social into your Website‘. The webinar, based on research by the Altimeter Group, introduced a roadmap for social integration and explained how websites evolve as part of an iterative process. In the webinar Jeremiah stresses the importance […]