Archive | April, 2009

Change your Twitter pic for St George’s Day

It’s St George’s Day on Thursday April 23. With the far right parties still trying to wrap themselves in our flag and pretend they are patriots it’s time for every true English man and woman to show them they have…

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Obama shaking hands with black policeman at No 10 Downing Street

President Obama shaking hands with a black policeman outside No 10 Downing Street. A moment that few of us ever expected to see, least of all I expect the the two people in the photograph! The look on the policeman’s…

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Defending LabourList and knocking the smears about RedRag

As a public relations and social media specialist I’ve had lots of people asking me to comment on the Red Rag blog and Damian McBride’s resignation. I’ve resisted the temptation to become a ‘rent-a-gob’ in the media and haven’t yet…

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What happens to online PR?

Next week I’m squaring up against Antony Mayfield (iCrossing) and Roger Warner (Content and Motion) to debate where modern public relations sits and its ability to deliver in the new online world, or is it in danger of losing out…

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Were you a SlideShare rock star?

Public relations and marketing folks are always on the look out for ways to exploit April Fool’s day. I think one of this year’s best was SlideShare, which sent an email to many of its users saying: You’re a SlideShare…

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Don’t Panic Guide to Social Media conference

Today I’m one of the speakers at the Don’t Panic Guide to Social Media conference. Others include Marshall Manson (Edelman), Mark Borkowski (Borkowski), Simon Wakeman (Medway Council), Graham Goodkind (Frank PR), Robin Wilson (McCann Erikson), Stephen Davies (3WPR), Mark Payne…

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