Category Archives: One for your toolbox

Pinterest and the Social SEO Benefits

Pin­terest… what exactly is it? How is it a won­der for busi­nesses online? Why are people buzz­ing about it? And what does it have to do with SEO? I’ll be answer­ing all these ques­tions today. And more… So first, let’s try and under­stand what Pinterest.com is all about Towards Decem­ber 2009, a team of developers com­menced work­ing on

Communicate Magazine Conference Google Plus for Business & Brands

I had the for­tu­nate oppor­tun­ity of speak­ing at Com­mu­nic­ate Magazine’s Google+ for Busi­ness & Brands con­fer­ence yes­ter­day. For­tu­nate in that priv­ileged to be in a room with some of the most top end people / agen­cies / organ­isa­tions and brands. Also for­tu­nate that they had guards on the door to stop people leav­ing when it

One for your toolbox: ShareThis Analytics

Yes­ter­day I pos­ted the start of a mini series ‘Defin­ing the elu­sive mean­ing­ful met­ric’, where I dis­cussed: Engage­ment for me is when someone cares enough about what you have writ­ten to such an extent that they felt com­pelled to do some­thing about it. and Met­rics I like to use to under­stand the effect­ive­ness of online com­mu­nic­a­tions

One for your toolbox: 4 Community sites you might not have heard of

So as a break from the UK Gen­eral Elec­tion chat­ter thats going on, and as it’s Fri­day, I wanted to bring back ‘One for your tool­box’. This week, I’m listing4 com­munity sites that you might not have heard of. Are they the next big thing? Who can tell… only smarties have the answer — ahem cough(!)

One for your toolbox: Qik

The mobile phone is becom­ing less of a phone and more of a ‘all in one place’ com­mu­nic­a­tion tool. Developers of mobile applic­a­tions are push­ing the bound­ar­ies by pro­du­cing mobile apps that enable people to engage, com­mu­nic­ate and share experiences/moments that we would never before dreamed pos­sible by such a small device. One of these