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Social networks manager for Obama could be you

Organizing for America (the successor organisation to Obama for America) and the Democratic National Committee are recruiting a new social networks manager.The new recruit will be responsible for maintaining the Democratic Party and Organizing for America accounts on all social networks (such as Facebook, Twitter and MySpace accounts, etc.) The Wall Street Journal reports that […]

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PR must accept that social media drives news and reputation management

I’ve long advocated that social media doesn’t work if you consign it to a silo and treat it simply as part of your digital marketing. The BBC is the the first mainstream news organisation to mandate its journalist to use social media and social networks as a primary source. Peter Horrocks, the new director of […]

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Lots of interesting new social media research statistics

If you don’t read my posts on the Wolfstar blog you might have missed my last two posts with some interesting new social media research statistics. The first was Forrester Research’s new report looking at usage of social media and social networks across the globe. I take a closer look at the figures across Europe. […]

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Financial Times asks “Is blogging good value for the C-suite?”

Today’s FT.com has an interesting article that asks “Is blogging good value for the C-suite?”. It’s quite a thought-provoking, if slightly confusing article, by-lined to Urs E. Gattiker, the inventor of My.ComMetrics.com and founder and Chief Technology Officer of CyTRAP…

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Is Gordon Brown the first head of government to Twitter?

Yesterday, DowningStreet started to Twitter. The bio describes it as “The official twitter channel for the Prime Minister’s Office based at 10 Downing Street” and gives the web address of the official PM’s site at www.pm.gov.uk. Of course it isn’t…

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My week in media meme

The folks at Seventy Seven have started a My Week in Media meme and I’ve been tagged, so here goes… What I’ve read My newspaper habits are fairly regular and The Guardian, Yorkshire Post and Yorkshire Evening Post are essential…

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