If you’re trying to make new contacts the chances are that they’ll look you up on LinkedIn first. Google searches typically throw up LinkedIn profiles amongst the top hits and you need to ensure that you’re not unwittingly damaging your reputation by your absence. It could be that as you use it more extensively you realise that you are indirectly linked to potential clients, making it an invaluable networking tool. [Read more…]
I was poised earlier this week to write a ranty blog post. You know the drill…”This beggars belief…” and “Never have I been so disappointed with so-called customer service…” Venting is often the most cathartic way of exorcising those frustrated demons and I do love the occasional rant. [Read more…]
This post has grown from a seed planted in a Twitter conversation yesterday. In it I asked whether people have success running more than one Twitter account simultaneously. [Read more…]
The last post I wrote focussed on Twitter. It was a tongue in cheek attempt to break down some of the confusion that surrounds my favourite Social Media platform and it was gratifyingly popular. A small section focussed on business use but really it was a more high level attempt to allay some of the fears residing in individuals making their first foray into this brave new world. [Read more…]
How many times have you heard that?
People say it to me all the time about Twitter, generally accompanied with a sympathetic look that says “You’re a bit of a geek.”
So I try, again, to explain what it’s all about, and even to my own ears it sounds a bit rubbish, and the more I go on the more I feel myself shrinking, Alice-like, falling into the rabbit hole, trying and trying to climb out and make sense, and failing miserably.
To prevent further embarrassing stand-offs I’ve decided to retreat to my communication medium of choice: to write down my explanation to any future enquirers and hand out little pieces of paper with this URL scrawled on it when they ask.