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Time magazine: How Twitter will change the way we live

In May 2005 Business Week ran a front cover that declared “Blogs will change your business”, the June 15, 2009 edition of Twitter makes the even bolder claim “How Twitter will change the way we live”. As someone who started…

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Speaking on business and the social web

I’ve got a couple of more speaking engagements coming up soon. The first is on June 1at Leeds Business Week and the second is another public relations conference organised by Nicky and Andy at Don’t Panic (more about this one…

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Gordon Brown’s DVD list from President Obama

I’ve given up participating in most memes, but I rather like this one from Tom Harris, so I’m doing it even though I haven’t been tagged yet. It’s based around the list of the DVDs that Barack Obama gave to…

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Help me celebrate my good fortune

Most of you probably know that earlier this year Wolfstar won the UK’s Outstanding Small Consultancy 2009 award from the Chartered Institute of Public Relations. On Wednesday we’re throwing a little reception with our local MP – the Rt Hon…

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How can local government use social media?

Ingrid Koehler at the IDeA has posted some questions about how local government can use and engage with social media. As an ex-local councillor (where my responsibilities included being lead member for corporate communications and customer services) and as a…

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Can trade associations ‘get’ social media?

Both the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising (IPA) and the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) have published papers on social media this week. One thing they appear to have in common is that neither was very good. Amelia Torode…

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National Express East Coast: Lions led by donkeys

I don’t want my blog to turn into a regular rant against abysmal customer service, but when you have the 21st century equivalent of a publishing press and you’re regularly subjected to deliberate bad service it’s hard not to vent…

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LabourList goes live

The Observer reports that LabourList, the ‘secret’ new media project that Derek Draper has been working on, has finally soft launched with a beta version of the site. There’s already been the expected round of criticism from right-wing commentators such…

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Are PR degrees worth it? The survey!

As a follow-up to Jed’s post asking “Is a public relations degree worth it?” we’ve put together a quick survey to find out what you all think. I’d be grateful if you could spend a couple of minutes to answer…

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Vodafone LiveGuy in the Wolfstar office

With our work for Sony Ericsson Wolfstar works with some very nice people from Dare Digital. Some of the other guys at Dare are working with Vodafone on the LiveGuy grand tour of the UK. A few minutes ago LiveGuy…

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