Category Archives: Social media

Five key social media trends from #SMWF 2015

I had the pleasure of attending day 1 of the Social Media World Forum in London on the 8th June. As you’d expect from an event like this, there was a lot of great stories, insights and new information from the world of social media on topics ranging from humanising your brand and content through […]


The Wonderful World of Social Media

Last year I was asked to present to my company on the subject of ‘social media’. I was given only 10 minutes to present and with social media being such a vast and unwieldily subject, I had to think of how I could inspire and engage a diverse audience within a limited space of time. Social media has always […]


3 ways to take action from social media insight

As the social web continues to evolve, so too has the amount of data and insight available to marketers. From the ongoing development of tools such as Google Analytics, Sysomos and Salesforce.com, to the progression of native tools such as Facebook Insights, Twitter and Pinterest Analytics, marketers now have a wealth of social insight to […]


Building social media into marketing campaigns

Whilst social media can add a new dimension to a business’s marketing efforts, large investments in social may not always be possible. There may therefore be an opportunity to integrate smaller elements of social media marketing into the framework of an existing marketing campaign that has already been approved and underway. ‘Socialising’ a marketing campaign […]


Engage brain before… using social media!

The demise this week of Paris Brown, Britain’s first youth police and crime commissioner, highlights many of the potential pitfalls of speaking your mind using social media. Following a report in the Mail on Sunday, it emerged that the 17-year old tweeted a number of racist, homophobic and potentially offensive comments between the ages of […]


5 key social media marketing priorities for 2013

Infographic: The Social Media Marketing Radar by First 10 and Smart Insights. As another new year begins, marketers naturally look to develop their skills and awareness in the areas they are responsible for. For me, social media is a key area and within this, these are the areas that I believe are likely to effect social […]