Monthly Archives: January 2011

Purley 2.0 – What can YOU do?

As I’ve continued to talk about to people in Purley and Croydon about Purley 2.0, one of the questions that continually arise is – thankfully – How can I help? Here’s how you can help the Purley 2.0 cause: If you … Continue reading

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PURLEY 2.0 – First Tweet-up Tuesday Feb 1st 7pm @ Foxley Hatch

Well the time has come folks! After nearly six months of tweeting and making some brilliant connections with locals, James and I reckon it’s time for us all to take a break from behind our computer screens and actually meet … Continue reading

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How small businesses should do Twitter…(Purley 2.0)

This is a screen shot I took of Tacolisa Mexican restaurant’s twitterfeed on December 8th. They had only been on Twitter for seven days and already provided an excellent example of how to use Twitter as a small, local business: … Continue reading

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#140exegesis Question 5

Below is question five of my Twitter game – #140exegesis. The rules are here. As always, I’d love to hear from people who aren’t on Twitter so please feel free to answer in the the comments box below!

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Your website is the cake, social media are the crumbs

These days, with all the focus  being on having an active and robust social media presence, it’s easy forget the importance of your blog/website and its relationship to your social platforms. A company I saw recently had some brilliant engagement … Continue reading

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A Response to ‘Your Testimony is your most compelling content’

My name is Tim, and I’m a “digital humanities” researcher in Sweden, looking at the role of new media in journeys in and out of Christian faith. I’m not an evangelist myself, but I have endured a few testimonies over … Continue reading

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How to generate leads with Twitter Advanced search

The great thing about social media is that you can know what people are saying about you and your product at any given time. Scott Gould describes it as “trackable Word of Mouth”. This is useful for businesses and marketers … Continue reading

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