Should you buy social media followers?

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

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

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 [...]

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 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 [...]