Personal Hashtags with Gavin Hill-John

In this week’s Campfire blog post, I chat to Gavin Hill-John about ‘personal hashtags‘. What are these, you ask? Well, check this tweet out: Progress on the paperwork pile is being made but it is very slow #managethemayhem — Gavin…

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Helen Reynolds and #HatsOffNewport

In this week’s post, I’ve posed a couple of question to Helen Reynolds about her very successful, #HatsOffNewport social media campaign. First off, a bit about Helen… Helen started using social media in local government in 2007 with a MySpace page dedicated to getting…

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Don’t let me down (on Twitter)

Social media is a cracking opportunity for businesses (especially the little guys) but many times folks are completely stumped as to the first steps to take. A common cry is “what would I say?! Why would anyone be interested in…

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Twitter Image Preview Help Guide

Recently Twitter ‘upgraded’ the experience so that images are automatically previewed in the timeline. This means that, when you are viewing your tweets via the Twitter website or via the official apps; pictures are not just links; you get a…

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The 5 Golden Rules of Instagram

As a long serving Instagram (IG) user, I’ve had plenty of time to uncover what works & what doesn’t. Here are some of my thoughts on what makes someone a great addition to the Instagram community. 1) Meaningful Profile You…

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