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Extending Your Reach and Influence

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I was really lucky to be asked to speak at this years Lead on Wales event, Leadership in a digital age. I was asked to run a session on reach and influence, given my interest in social media! Before I share the slides I have to say I made…

Great Ads Are Entertainment Too!

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I love the idea of 'Content Shock' as Mark Schaefer describes it. Basically the idea that as the amount of content that is produced continues to expand, our attention spans stay at the same level. Our ability to consume content remains unchanged…

Last Chance to Get Your Oiconf Tickets!

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Date Thursday April 10th 2014 Venue Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cardiff Those of you that know me know that I am pretty interested in social media! This resulted in the formation of a brilliant Online Influence Conference a…

How to Start a Business

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I've just been fortunate enough to catch up with a good mate who having had his hand somewhat forced, has decided to start-up his own company. He's been made redundant, and while I don't have any stats to back this up, I'll bet that's how most…

Merry Christmas!

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In this part of the world, there doesn't seem to be much to do right now except wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a happy new year! Its been a big year for me, with lots of changes, and with one of the most fundamental yet to come,…

Don't Panic! Content Marketing isn't about Content

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The other day I heard a Guns N Roses track playing in the background in a supermarket or a department store or somewhere. Almost, but not quite blending into the background. It was the original recording, and it was just too damn good not to…

Fascinating: Twitter activity and sentiment for Oiconf13

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If you're a regular to this blog, or attended the Oiconf (Online Influence Conference) in Cardiff a few weeks back, you'll know how popular the little event that started so humbly has become. Even in the ashes of the wash up, and despite…

Oiconf13 Review: Mixed Emotions

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Well, six months of hard, hard work later and its all over again. We've finished another Oiconf (Online Influence conference) in Cardiff on the 11th June 2013. Its an important date, more on why in a moment. I am proud to say it was once…

Oiconf is here!

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They say its always darkest before the dawn, and we certainly had a few dark moments along the way, but Oiconf is here! Next Tuesday the 11th of June will once again see the social media and marketing community of South Wales and points…

Oiconf! Only 2 weeks to go!

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The excitement is really building! If you've been following Mark Schaefers blog or Facebook posts, you'll know he is speaking in Japan. This guy is seriously in demand around the world  and its hard to believe in two short weeks he will…