Monthly Archives: April 2012

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Should you buy social media followers?

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Can you buy friendship? It's an interesting question and one even more relevant today as friendships now exist online as well as in the real world I recently got into a (mini)debate about this subject over on LinkedIn, where a fellow user posted an article, offering a service of buying Twitter followers. (See discussion on LinkedIn comments  - note: exists within a group - membership required) To summarise  - the poster was offering to get followers for your brand / product via click-sites Read more [...]

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Current Projects – mystery clients, Olympics, forums and rockin’ maps!

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After a relatively quiet period, recently I've had a flurry of work  and opportunities - and some very interesting ones at that. Excuse the lack of client names, but many of these are active projects. If you are interested in hiring me - you can find me on Twitter (@carolinebeavon) or email carolinebeavon at gmail.com Thanks PROJECTS Infographic > Local Authority Olympics I was recently asked to create an infographic of information about the Olympic Torch relay, for a local authority. This Read more [...]

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Client Work

I work for a variety of clients - including B2B publishers, statistics websites and local authorities. COMMUNICATE MAGAZINE Communicate Magazine is a B2B (Business to Business) magazine specialising in Stakeholder Relations As their in-house Data Visualization Specialist I create graphics from research data for publication within longform articles. GATEWAY FAMILY SERVICES I was comissioned to create  a series of postcards to be used at a corporate event. These were to show Read more [...]

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Covering a live event: a quick guide

Covering live events can be a chaotic, stressful and sometimes unfulfilling experience. Battling with the digital elements can mean the finished product is disappointing. However- there are a few things you can do to prepare yourself (feel free to comment with more below  - I will also add to this as ideas come to me!) Background Research Find out as much about the event as you can. Where is it? - how are you going to get there? Public transport? Where can you park? When is it? - what Read more [...]

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Communicate – various

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  A small selection of images from my work with Communicate Magazine (a B2B magazine, covering stakeholder relations). Each month they conduct research among their readers into a variety of issues - and ask me to present the results in a series of data visualisations for their latest issue.         Read more [...]

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