Following on from my previous blog post on corporate social media use, here are a few tips to writing good messages on Twitter (or tweets). A similar post about Facebook will follow.
If you have blog, it may be tempting to set up autoposting. This means the site automatically spits out a tweet (if you connect your account) with the blog post title and the link.
Sounds useful enough but there are a few reasons NOT to use it
if you publish your blogpost at midnight, that's Read more [...]
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 [...]
Open office (or co-working) is hot news nowadays. The press has been full of it this week, with magazines (Company) and radio (4) running features about this very 21st century way of getting stuff done.
So how does it work? Well, either by membership or a one off entry fee, you gain access to an open plan environment, normally with wi-fi and hot and cold running drinks where you can plug in, log in and work. It has become a refuge for home workers desperate to get away from Jeremy Kyle and the Read more [...]
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