Posts Tagged ‘Social media’

People often forget LinkedIn. Or rather, they dismiss it. It’s just that site where you put up your CV and then never go on it except to deal with those annoying Connection requests, right? It definitely was. But while we’d all pigeon-holed it as that, LinkedIn has quietly become one of the most promising of […]


  I work for a funny little magazine. It’s online only, and published by a non-profit charitable foundation. Moreover, it purposefully gives all its content away for anyone to republish, for free – we care not whether someone reads it on our website or not, just that they read and engage with it at all, […]


Last Sunday I attended a Guardian Masterclass on building online communities. On the work dollar of course, and all for the sake of the project we’ve been working on for over a year. Overall it was a good day with some excellent speakers and interesting coffee break chat (surprising given that we were all clearly […]


The final sessions in my social media series introduced the many new networks on the scene and a closer look at one often forgotten as a social network, yet one of the biggest websites on the planet. The New Social Networks New social media channels spring up all the time, but what are they and […]


Month 3 in my ongoing series, April built on some earlier skills and gave my colleagues and I a chance to talk about how blogging has evolved. Advanced Twitter Skills Building on the Twitter basic session, this session will provide more detailed advice and training on how to get the most out of Twitter for […]


I’m a big advocate of blogs, social media and the many ways in which digital media have helped inform and improve a writer’s craft, not to mention break down the barriers to writers communicating more effectively with each other and everyone else. And I’ve spent the last three years trying to convince staff at all levels […]