@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 […]

#hashtag-tastic

Hashtags

Follow @danpurvis Ok, so hashtags aren’t the most innovative of topics I could write about, but for a lot of newbies they can be confusing. What are they?  Can I create one myself?  Is there best practice twittiquette?  #Can #I #use #them #all #the #time?! Essentially, they categorise tweets and are used to mark key […]

@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 […]

Does Social Influence really matter?

What's relevant to you?

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 […]

Should you be Pinterest-ed?

Pinterest-ed? You should be

Follow @danpurvis A few months ago I wrote a guest post for Lilach Bullock’s Socialable site on Pinterest – exploring it’s value to businesses and asking: “what’s the point?” It generated some good debate and Lilach’s kindly let me post it again here on my blog. Please do comment or share this post across your […]