Category Archives: Work

Video: What I do at @idioplatform

Ever since the #givejonnyroseajob campaign ended with me getting a marketing role at idio, quite a few people have been asking how I have been getting on there and what I actually do. By means of an answer, below is a … Continue reading

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#Owling: why working with #TeamIdio is such a hoot!

COMPETITION:  If you work at an agency, why not get involved in #interagencyowlingcomp and tweet your office’s best owling photos! Even if you’re not too into this – get an office intern to do it for your amusement. In case … Continue reading

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Better off alone? – The decline of the ‘One Man Band’

Over the last few months, I have noticed a trend of several prominent ‘lone wolves’ in the social media world now joining large agencies after several years of successful consulting work. This surprised me as the past year in social media … Continue reading

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@idioplatform FC sign up-and-coming new digital marketing talent…@98rosjon!

The news all/none of you have been waiting for… Thanks to the #givejonnyroseajob campaign I officially signed to Idio FC at the end of last week and will be playing in the upfront position of Marketing Executive. I was first … Continue reading

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The #givejonnyroseajob Campaign Song (Thank you Riddim)

So as you may know by now, the #givejonnyroseajob campaign has been successful and after four weeks of rinsing the hashtag I am now gainfully employed* 🙂 Although I could have thanked everyone individually, what better way to show my … Continue reading

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The #givejonnyroseajob campaign of April 2011 – THANK YOU

On Wednesday April 20th, unbeknownst to me, a give #jonnyroseajob hashtag campaign started up North when @tomstables (@aishajeffo @walkerstudios @missajburton) came across my blog post seeking employment. These guys had never met me before and had no idea who I … Continue reading

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Working in social media is a sensible career move because…?

My parents are amazing and hugely supportive people, but one of the things that puzzle them is why I insist on immersing myself with all things social media when any other professions such as publishing or journalism might better suit … Continue reading

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