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LinkedIn get all emoticon!

LinkedIn get all emoticon!

Very rarely have LinkedIn frightened me with an advancement of their platform. When they introduced Pulse, I was all for it. When they allowed mere mortals to give thought leadership content, I was on board. But their latest development has me scratching my head; questioning their strategy and generally just trying to make sense of …

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Qualified Entrepreneurs

Qualified Entrepreneurs

Is there such a thing as a qualified entrepreneur? If so, what is it? Can you study to be an entrepreneur and what does that qualification look like? These are just the super high-level questions that are asked on a daily basis. The real crux of this article is twofold. The first is: can you …

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Social Media Summit Presentation with ITWeb

Social Media Summit Presentation with ITWeb

There is so much buzz and hype around social media – especially in a Business 2 Business context; so much so that organisations are finding it difficult to keep up with the trends and further to that show real business value from their social media efforts. Measuring by followers, likes and friends is all well …

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Online Community Managers – trend or here to stay?

Online Community Managers – trend or here to stay?

Recently I started thinking more and more about the role of the Online Community Manager and what the role actually means to business and the external and internal communities they are serving. I want to try and unpack the role slightly more as well as its significance. Who owns the online community manager? Let’s unpack …

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Social media for Entrepreneurs who want to be seen as experts online!

Social media for Entrepreneurs who want to be seen as experts online!

Entrepreneurs are arguably the lifeblood of a thriving economy. They are idea people; innovators; inventors and are driven by results (with a bit of cash thrown in for good measure. What an entrepreneur is not (by and large) is a marketer! The way that the internet has grown and developed has made “socal media” the …

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Context and Content within Social Media

Context and Content within Social Media

I was at the Heavy Chef Session at Deloitte last night and I was privileged enough to listen to Rich Mulholland speak on the misnomer that is ‘Social Media’. What follows here is my interpretation of his talk, as well as a hypothesis of my own, and some problems that we may encounter in the future …

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