#Recruitment & #socialmedia DO mix: @CloudNineRec

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Follow @danpurvis So it’s been a while since my last post (big shame on me!), but what a way to get back into it again than an interview with Steve Ward, the brains behind the successful and growing Cloud Nine Recruitment – award winning specialists in social media and digital talent.  Some cracking answers and […]

@BlackDogMedia talks #socialmedia #pies & #football

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Follow @danpurvis In my fourth interview, Shaun Fagan introduces us to his social media agency, Black Dog New Media, talks about social branding, and of course Preston North End Football Club and pies! But if you want to know how and why he named his agency – you’ll need to think about it! Please do […]

@mattnavarrauk: “#SocialTV is the next big #socialmedia thing”

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Follow @danpurvis This is the 2nd in my series of Q&As – introducing Matt Navarra: an award-nominated, experienced communications and marketing professional specializing in Digital and Social Media.  Matt somehow juggles being a father to his two year old daughter, Livi, with being a husband to Bonnie, all on top of being the Digital Communications […]

An interview with @copyrightgirl

Emily LOVES copyright...!

Follow @danpurvis This is the first in a series of Q&As I’m conducting with leaders from different fields. First up…@copyrightgirl (aka Emily Goodhand, Copyright & Compliance Officer at the University of Reading) and we talk about her career as well as, of course, all things copyright, Intellectual Property and compliance related. Ok Emily, tell us […]

Does Social Influence really matter?

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Follow @danpurvis The unveiling of Klout’s new algorithm last month prompted a lot of debate and discussion about “Social Influence”.  I particularly rated Neal Schaffer’s post on this in which he sought the opinion of 13 experts – balanced and packed full of common sense. Personally, I don’t believe that influence has much value.  Particularly […]