If you haven’t done this yet it’s a really good way to get connected to your customers and associates on twitter. I used my iPhone Twitter App to do this – it should also work in the iPad or maybe even Windows 8 even at a push. If you use a different official twitter app […]

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Ok so its not a big thing right. It’s twitter. Well yes, it is a big thing, it’s the Building Awards. The Building Awards ‘celebrates and rewards excellence and outstanding performance in the UK construction industry’. As far as I can tell it is one of the biggest construction awards nights of the year in […]

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LinkedIn to drop Products and Services from Company Pages – what now?

31 March 2014

From April 14th LinkedIn will no longer support product and services pages on Linkedin Company Pages, they announced today. In a Help Centre Article ‘Company Pages Products & Services Page – No Longer Supported’ Linkedin explain that the Products and Services tab will be removed as a result of ‘continuously evaluating how our current products […]

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Buffer scheduling tool has been hacked – what to do if you use it

26 October 2013

If you’re using Buffer to schedule messages to Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin or Google+ you need to know that this afternoon UK time they announced that their system had been compromised. There’s an article in Techcrunch describing what has happened in more detail so far. Fortunately this has happened over the weekend – and will probably […]

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Avoid MyBizCard – but don’t blame the messenger

3 July 2013

Have you started getting messages on Linkedin saying, ‘John Smith [or whoever] has requested your Opinion’? The text of the message is something like this: Hello, I’d like to request 10 seconds of your time to leave me a quick rating here: [Link Removed] Thank you in advance! John Unsubscribe: [Link Removed] If you have, […]

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More Twitter Phishing messages – June 2013

3 June 2013

This morning I’ve checked twitter and see that half a dozen people I follow have sent me direct messages (DMs – the private messages) containing the same message: “OMG, who the f*ck shared this of me. I am so p*ssed.” As you know I’ve written about phishing messages before. Other recent messages include: “Want to […]

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Linkedin new Privacy Policy

14 May 2013

Linked introduced a new privacy policy yesterday – you will have had an email about it, might have seen the video. You can read the whole policy here. Linkedin has also blogged about it. Looking at what commentators are writing (and few have written much at the moment) the main change is with regard to […]

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Linkedin launches Mentions feature

7 April 2013

Linkedin has just (as of 4 April) quietly launched a ‘mentions’ feature on Linkedin status updates. Just like in Facebook, you can now start typing the name of one of your contacts to connect them to a status update you are preparing. This is what they say about it: How does it work? Begin by […]

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Linkedin Discontinues Applications

4 March 2013

As part of the new profile work I’ve mentioned beore, Linkedin has also started to discontinue its applications. What does this mean for you? The Applications, or Apps, were what Linkedin used to increase its functionality and interact with other platforms. Here are some examples of apps that are (or are about to be) discontinued, […]

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2013 Training Programme Update: Strategy, Linkedin, Twitter

4 March 2013

Here are the dates and details of further training sessions this year. Social Media Strategy in a (half) Day Monday 11 March – As the February session went so well we’ve squeezed in another date at Herman Miller. More Information and Booking Here: Linkedin for Professionals Workshops Thursdays 21 March, 16 May, 11 July at Herman Miller […]

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